The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 4 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 21 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 28.77% 17.53% 53.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.43% 17.89% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% +1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling 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
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
69 95 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 94.52% 97.94% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 28
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Stirling

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (50.98%) Banking
2 19 (37.25%) Investment Banking
2 19 (37.25%) Business Analysis
3 14 (27.45%) Use Case
3 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 14 (27.45%) Validation
3 14 (27.45%) SQL
4 13 (25.49%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (19.61%) Reference Data
6 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 8 (15.69%) Fixed Income
7 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
7 8 (15.69%) MS Access
8 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
8 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Back Office
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.80%) VB
10 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
10 5 (9.80%) .NET
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle
10 5 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Derivative
11 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
11 4 (7.84%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (7.84%) PMI

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Project
2 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MS Access
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) OLAP
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.96%) Toad
General
1 26 (50.98%) Banking
2 19 (37.25%) Investment Banking
3 14 (27.45%) Finance
4 6 (11.76%) Back Office
5 4 (7.84%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Reference Data
2 8 (15.69%) Fixed Income
3 5 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (9.80%) Derivative
4 4 (7.84%) PMI
5 3 (5.88%) User Experience
6 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) W3C
7 1 (1.96%) GIS
7 1 (1.96%) Equities
7 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Business Analysis
2 14 (27.45%) Use Case
2 14 (27.45%) Validation
3 13 (25.49%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.84%) Investment Management
7 4 (7.84%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analytics
8 3 (5.88%) Analytics
8 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Service Management
8 3 (5.88%) SDLC
9 2 (3.92%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) VB
2 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.88%) VBA
4 2 (3.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (7.84%) PMP
1 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) MiFID
1 2 (3.92%) EMIR
1 2 (3.92%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 3 (5.88%) Charles River
4 2 (3.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Reuters
5 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase
5 1 (1.96%) Cognos