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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Analyst
Rank 110 109 96
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 12 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.84% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.89% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 23
Median daily rate £270 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £280 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £385 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +13.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.24 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-26.55% +22.05%
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
2054 3042 2617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.35% 95.06% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1588 1412
Median daily rate £354 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +7 4 £325 -32.50% 2
Glasgow +5 4 £300 -
Strathclyde - 2 £270 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £225 -
Technical Analyst
UK

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 16 (51.61%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) CISMP
4 4 (12.90%) Network Security
4 4 (12.90%) SWIFT
4 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.90%) CISSP
4 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security
4 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 3 (9.68%) JD Edwards
5 3 (9.68%) RPG
5 3 (9.68%) ObjectStore
5 3 (9.68%) iSeries
5 3 (9.68%) SCCM
6 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Analytics
6 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.45%) SAS

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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) ObjectStore
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 16 (51.61%) Banking
2 9 (29.03%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) SWIFT
2 3 (9.68%) iSeries
3 2 (6.45%) AS400
3 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (12.90%) Information Security
2 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Analytics
4 2 (6.45%) ERP
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.23%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) RPG
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SAS Macro
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) CISMP
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) IBM
1 3 (9.68%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat