The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Stirling region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 7 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 18 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 18.75% 44.64% 33.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.35% 48.08% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 5
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £410 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £332 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Job Titles Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 96.88% 92.86% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 31
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Analyst
Scotland

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Analyst
Scotland

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Banking
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (22.50%) Oracle
6 9 (22.50%) Bloomberg
6 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (20.00%) Front Office
7 8 (20.00%) Reference Data
8 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.00%) Windows
9 6 (15.00%) Reuters
9 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
9 6 (15.00%) Data Integration
10 5 (12.50%) MS Office
10 5 (12.50%) Data Management
10 5 (12.50%) Markit EDM
11 4 (10.00%) MS Project
11 4 (10.00%) UNIX
11 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (7.50%) Sybase
12 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (7.50%) Remedy

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (12.50%) MS Office
4 4 (10.00%) MS Project
4 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Markit EDM
2 3 (7.50%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
1 1 (2.50%) WAN
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
1 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) Toad
2 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Front Office
4 6 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Legal
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.50%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 6 (15.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) Data Management
5 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.00%) RUP
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VB
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
1 9 (22.50%) Bloomberg
2 6 (15.00%) Reuters
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Sybase
4 3 (7.50%) Remedy
4 3 (7.50%) RIMES
5 2 (5.00%) Lotus
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.50%) SAP
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Charles River