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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 19 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 20.65% 58.14% 15.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.11% 59.52% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 2
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£363 £388 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £500 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £329 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
90 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 97.83% 97.67% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 30
Average daily rate £415 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) Banking
3 16 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 16 (40.00%) SQL
4 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) Reference Data
5 11 (27.50%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) Workflow
6 9 (22.50%) RUP
6 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (20.00%) Oracle
8 7 (17.50%) Front Office
9 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (15.00%) Bloomberg
10 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (10.00%) MS Access
11 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
11 4 (10.00%) VB
11 4 (10.00%) VBA
11 4 (10.00%) MS Project
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
11 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (10.00%) Relational Database

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.00%) MS Project
4 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.00%) MS Access
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.50%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) Banking
3 7 (17.50%) Front Office
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (7.50%) Equities
2 3 (7.50%) Fixed Income
2 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (27.50%) Project Management
4 9 (22.50%) Workflow
4 9 (22.50%) RUP
4 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Management
6 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.50%) Logical Data Model
8 1 (2.50%) Project Governance
8 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) VB
2 4 (10.00%) VBA
2 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) Bloomberg
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Reuters
4 3 (7.50%) Sybase
5 2 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) RIMES
6 1 (2.50%) Informatica
6 1 (2.50%) Charles River