The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 105 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 27 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.81% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £241 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £483 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-56.60% +51.42%
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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
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 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
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 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Technical Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 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 -5 22 £375 -18.47% 4
Glasgow +7 3 £375 +25.00% 1
Renfrewshire -6 1 £295 +183.65%
Stirling - 1 £213 -
Technical Analyst
UK

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Banking
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (14.29%) Scrum
5 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (12.24%) Firewall
6 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
6 6 (12.24%) SOA
7 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
7 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.16%) JBehave
8 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.16%) API Design
8 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.16%) MuleSoft
8 4 (8.16%) FitNesse
8 4 (8.16%) IBM
8 4 (8.16%) LAN
8 4 (8.16%) WAN
9 3 (6.12%) Citrix
9 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
9 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
9 3 (6.12%) DataStage
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Technical 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 Technical Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) SAS
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Documentum
2 1 (2.04%) FileNet
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) LAN
2 4 (8.16%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.12%) Data Mart
2 3 (6.12%) DataStage
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) MS Access
3 2 (4.08%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.04%) BODI
4 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.16%) FitNesse
1 4 (8.16%) JBehave
2 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.08%) TestDirector
3 2 (4.08%) WinRunner
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.04%) FishEye
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 26 (53.06%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Law
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) DHTML
3 1 (2.04%) DOM
3 1 (2.04%) HTML5
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) PDA
4 1 (2.04%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) AIX
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Solaris
2 2 (4.08%) Unix
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.29%) Scrum
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) SOA
3 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.16%) API Design
5 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Change Management
6 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) ETL
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) TDD
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) VBScript
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) MCSA
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) MCTS
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) ClearTrust
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.04%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) IBM
1 4 (8.16%) MuleSoft
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.08%) Veritas
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Altiris
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos
4 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.04%) Imperva
4 1 (2.04%) Intel
4 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.04%) Trillium