The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 88 96 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 40 28 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 1.03% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.08% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 36
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.74 £32.00 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-32.05% +17.64%
Senior Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2399 2593 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.82% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1446 1055
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 65
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Scotland region.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Senior Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Scotland region.

Senior Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 25 £378 -5.62% 3
Glasgow +13 8 £460 +16.45% 9
Stirling +9 2 £435 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 52 (52.53%) Finance
2 33 (33.33%) SQL
3 25 (25.25%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (22.22%) Banking
5 20 (20.20%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.13%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (13.13%) SDLC
8 12 (12.12%) Test Scripting
8 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (11.11%) Automation Testing
10 10 (10.10%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
11 9 (9.09%) SOA
11 9 (9.09%) Migration
11 9 (9.09%) Performance Testing
11 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (8.08%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.08%) Investment Management
12 8 (8.08%) ETL
12 8 (8.08%) Oracle
12 8 (8.08%) Project Management
13 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
13 7 (7.07%) Retail
13 7 (7.07%) Asset Management
13 7 (7.07%) Data Mart
13 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
13 7 (7.07%) ISTQB
13 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.02%) IIS
1 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) JBoss
2 1 (1.01%) SAS
2 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.02%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.01%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Firewall
1 6 (6.06%) LAN
1 6 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.07%) Data Mart
2 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.02%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.01%) MS Access
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) FitNesse
1 6 (6.06%) JBehave
1 6 (6.06%) Selenium
2 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.03%) JIRA
5 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.01%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.01%) JMeter
6 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.01%) WatiN
General
1 52 (52.53%) Finance
2 22 (22.22%) Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Retail
4 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Law
5 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) .NET
1 5 (5.05%) Web Services
2 2 (2.02%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.01%) Drools
3 1 (1.01%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.25%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Equities
3 3 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.02%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.01%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.01%) Economics
5 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Unix
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (13.13%) SDLC
3 12 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.12%) Test Scripting
4 11 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 10 (10.10%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.09%) Migration
6 9 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 9 (9.09%) SOA
7 8 (8.08%) ETL
7 8 (8.08%) Investment Management
7 8 (8.08%) Project Management
7 8 (8.08%) Test Strategy
7 8 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (7.07%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.07%) Defect Management
9 6 (6.06%) API Design
9 6 (6.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) Java
2 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.02%) VB
4 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.06%) ISEB
3 4 (4.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) CISSP
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.02%) MCSE
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MCTS
5 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.01%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) ClearTrust
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.01%) Nessus
3 1 (1.01%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) Oracle
3 6 (6.06%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.03%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.03%) HP
4 3 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.02%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.02%) Citrix
5 2 (2.02%) Reuters
5 2 (2.02%) Teradata
5 2 (2.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) Informatica
6 1 (1.01%) Trillium
6 1 (1.01%) Veeam
6 1 (1.01%) VMware
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