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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Analyst
Rank 97 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 54 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.81% 1.88% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.97% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 29
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £448 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-13.46% -38.82%
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
2783 2848 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.23% 95.54% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1549 1531 1312
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 72
Average hourly rate £30.10 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -1 36 £400 +14.28% 11
Glasgow +1 17 £325 -20.00% 3
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Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 38 (39.18%) Finance
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 23 (23.71%) Banking
4 16 (16.49%) Retail
4 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.46%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (14.43%) Migration
7 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (12.37%) Defect Management
8 12 (12.37%) Business Analysis
9 11 (11.34%) JIRA
9 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (11.34%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.28%) Firewall
10 9 (9.28%) Oracle
10 9 (9.28%) Retail Banking
10 9 (9.28%) Selenium
10 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.25%) BDD
11 8 (8.25%) SDLC
11 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
11 8 (8.25%) LAN
11 8 (8.25%) WAN
11 8 (8.25%) ETL
11 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (7.22%) HP
12 7 (7.22%) Linux
12 7 (7.22%) WebDriver
12 7 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (4.12%) SAS
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
1 2 (2.06%) MS Project
1 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) Firewall
2 8 (8.25%) LAN
2 8 (8.25%) WAN
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) VLAN
4 1 (1.03%) BGP
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.03%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.03%) MPLS
4 1 (1.03%) Network Security
4 1 (1.03%) OSPF
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.06%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.03%) OLAP
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) JIRA
2 9 (9.28%) Selenium
3 7 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.22%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (39.18%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Banking
3 16 (16.49%) Retail
4 9 (9.28%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Web Services
2 3 (3.09%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.06%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.06%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.06%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.03%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Linux
2 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 3 (3.09%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) Solaris
5 1 (1.03%) Android
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.43%) Migration
3 12 (12.37%) Business Analysis
3 12 (12.37%) Defect Management
4 11 (11.34%) Test Scripting
4 11 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
6 8 (8.25%) BDD
6 8 (8.25%) ETL
6 8 (8.25%) SDLC
6 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (7.22%) Data Management
7 7 (7.22%) Manual Testing
8 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
8 6 (6.19%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.19%) User Stories
9 5 (5.15%) BPMN
9 5 (5.15%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.06%) Perl
4 2 (2.06%) Python
4 2 (2.06%) VB
5 1 (1.03%) C#
5 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.12%) ISEB
1 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.06%) CISSP
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.03%) MCITP
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) FINREP
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) FATCA
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) ClearTrust
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Nessus
2 1 (1.03%) Nmap
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Oracle
2 7 (7.22%) HP
3 6 (6.19%) Ab Initio
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.06%) Twitter
7 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) Informatica
7 1 (1.03%) Planview
7 1 (1.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) Trillium
7 1 (1.03%) Veeam
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
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