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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 71 90 88
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 58 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.99% 1.38% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.50% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 19
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£363 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £241 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+73.33% +11.11%
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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
2711 2327 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.07% 92.01% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1299 1116
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 73 58
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +3 30 £338 -10.00% 10
Glasgow +6 16 £400 +39.13% 5
Stirling - 10 - -
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Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 41 (43.16%) Finance
2 37 (38.95%) Banking
3 18 (18.95%) Business Analysis
3 18 (18.95%) Test Scripting
4 17 (17.89%) SQL
5 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.68%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (12.63%) Retail
6 12 (12.63%) Validation
6 12 (12.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (11.58%) Migration
7 11 (11.58%) Use Case
8 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.53%) Retail Banking
8 10 (10.53%) Investment Banking
8 10 (10.53%) SAS
9 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
10 8 (8.42%) Reference Data
10 8 (8.42%) Project Management
10 8 (8.42%) Data Management
11 7 (7.37%) Financial Institution
11 7 (7.37%) ISEB
11 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
11 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (7.37%) Oracle
11 7 (7.37%) Data Quality
12 6 (6.32%) Analytics
12 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.32%) Data Mapping

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (10.53%) SAS
2 3 (3.16%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.21%) MS Office
4 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Broadband
2 1 (1.05%) ATM
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) DNS
2 1 (1.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.11%) MS Access
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
1 3 (3.16%) Selenium
2 2 (2.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.05%) Toad
3 1 (1.05%) JMeter
General
1 41 (43.16%) Finance
2 37 (38.95%) Banking
3 12 (12.63%) Retail
4 10 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 10 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.16%) Law
6 3 (3.16%) Legal
7 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.11%) Back Office
8 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.05%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.11%) XML
2 1 (1.05%) HTML
2 1 (1.05%) Web Services
2 1 (1.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Reference Data
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.11%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.05%) Derivative
6 1 (1.05%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.05%) Equities
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.16%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.11%) UNIX
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Business Analysis
1 18 (18.95%) Test Scripting
2 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (12.63%) Validation
3 12 (12.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (11.58%) Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Use Case
5 10 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
7 8 (8.42%) Project Management
7 8 (8.42%) Data Management
8 6 (6.32%) Analytics
8 6 (6.32%) Data Mapping
8 6 (6.32%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (5.26%) Change Management
9 5 (5.26%) Time Management
9 5 (5.26%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.89%) SQL
2 4 (4.21%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) ISEB
2 4 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.05%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) GAAP
3 1 (1.05%) MiFID
3 1 (1.05%) EMIR
3 1 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.05%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.21%) HP
4 3 (3.16%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.16%) Citrix
4 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.11%) Kofax
5 2 (2.11%) IBM
5 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Sybase
6 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.05%) Informatica
6 1 (1.05%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.05%) Pega