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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Analyst
Rank 90 106 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 44 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.99% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £375 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +21.92%
Technical Analyst
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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
2947 2532 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.97% 92.38% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1322 1117
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 77
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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
Glasgow +15 18 £375 -6.25%
Edinburgh +5 16 £350 +66.66% 3
Inverclyde -5 6 £250 -
West Lothian -10 1 £380 +1.33%
Fife - 1 - -
Technical Analyst
UK

Technical Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (39.39%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Banking
3 14 (21.21%) Windows
4 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (16.67%) Change Management
6 10 (15.15%) Migration
6 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
6 10 (15.15%) SQL
7 9 (13.64%) ITIL
8 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
8 8 (12.12%) VMware
8 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
8 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
8 8 (12.12%) SDLC
9 7 (10.61%) Citrix
10 6 (9.09%) Retail
10 6 (9.09%) SAN
10 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (9.09%) NAS
11 5 (7.58%) Retail Banking
11 5 (7.58%) Terminal Server
11 5 (7.58%) Service Management
11 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.06%) UNIX
12 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
12 4 (6.06%) Oracle
12 4 (6.06%) Linux
12 4 (6.06%) UML
12 4 (6.06%) Asset Management

Technical Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (1.52%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) CICS
2 1 (1.52%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) SAN
1 6 (9.09%) NAS
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) SSL
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.52%) MPLS
3 1 (1.52%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) DB2
1 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (1.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (39.39%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Banking
3 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.09%) Retail
5 5 (7.58%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) PKI
3 1 (1.52%) Statistics
3 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.52%) iPhone
3 1 (1.52%) iSeries
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (16.67%) Change Management
3 10 (15.15%) Migration
4 9 (13.64%) ITIL
5 8 (12.12%) SDLC
6 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.58%) Service Management
7 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.06%) UML
7 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.55%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.55%) Data Transformation
8 3 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.55%) Change Control
9 2 (3.03%) Data Management
9 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) COBOL
2 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) MiFID
1 1 (1.52%) EMIR
1 1 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) Terminal Server
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) VMware
2 7 (10.61%) Citrix
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Lotus
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) Brocade
5 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.52%) Qualys
5 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec
5 1 (1.52%) Juniper
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco
5 1 (1.52%) IBM