The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Technical Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 119 93 104
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 19 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 1.41% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.48% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £17.07
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +17.16%
Technical 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
2403 3034 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.98% 95.17% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Technical Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -11 11 £550 +57.14% 1
Glasgow -11 4 £190 -49.33%
Inverclyde +5 1 £165 -34.00%
Stirling - 1 - -
Strathclyde - 1 £270 -
Technical Analyst
UK

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (45.24%) Banking
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
4 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
5 4 (9.52%) CISSP
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (9.52%) Windows
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (9.52%) Information Security
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.52%) CISMP
5 4 (9.52%) SWIFT
5 4 (9.52%) Network Security
6 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.14%) SCCM
6 3 (7.14%) Firewall
6 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 3 (7.14%) ITIL
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (7.14%) LAN
6 3 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (4.76%) SDLC

Technical 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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Network Security
2 3 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) ObjectStore
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.38%) FishEye
2 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (45.24%) Banking
2 12 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) DHTML
2 1 (2.38%) DOM
2 1 (2.38%) HTML5
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) iSeries
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) AS400
3 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.38%) PDA
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.52%) Information Security
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Change Management
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) SDLC
5 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
6 1 (2.38%) ITSM
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.38%) Web Design
6 1 (2.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) RPG
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) CISMP
2 4 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) IBM
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Citrix
2 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) Intel
3 1 (2.38%) Planview