The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Senior Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 88 83 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 31 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 1.73% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.85% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 12
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £227 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £19.49 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+56.53% +11.34%
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
1876 2706 2717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.94% 93.67% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 1402 1457
Median daily rate £363 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% +23.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Senior Analyst in the job title.

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 3 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 22 £375 +7.14% 10
Glasgow +1 8 £425 +1.19% 1
Stirling +1 1 £438 +29.62%
Senior Analyst
UK

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Senior Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) BDD
4 16 (26.67%) JIRA
4 16 (26.67%) Linux
4 16 (26.67%) Python
5 15 (25.00%) Java
5 15 (25.00%) Finance
6 14 (23.33%) User Stories
7 11 (18.33%) Manual Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
8 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (13.33%) GIS
10 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.67%) Selenium
10 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
10 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (11.67%) DevOps
11 6 (10.00%) WebDriver
11 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.33%) ISEB
12 5 (8.33%) Windows
12 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.33%) Oracle
12 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (8.33%) Analytics

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.00%) SAS
1 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) Maximo
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) IaaS
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DHCP
1 3 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (3.33%) Broadband
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) GIS
2 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) QGIS
4 2 (3.33%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.67%) MS Access
5 1 (1.67%) QlikView
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) Selenium
3 6 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.33%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
2 4 (6.67%) Law
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
1 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.33%) HTML
1 2 (3.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.67%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) BDD
3 14 (23.33%) User Stories
4 11 (18.33%) Manual Testing
4 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
5 9 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (11.67%) DevOps
6 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Analytics
8 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
9 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) Python
3 15 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.33%) C++
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) MCITP
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
4 1 (1.67%) MCTS
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.67%) BS7666
4 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) XenApp
2 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCCM
1 3 (5.00%) SCOM
1 3 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.67%) Netcool
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (5.00%) CA
4 3 (5.00%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) Symantec
4 3 (5.00%) VMware
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) Varonis
6 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.67%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.67%) Informatica
6 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.67%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.67%) Tableau
6 1 (1.67%) Veritas