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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 2 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 19 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 33.33% 18.92% 59.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.55% 19.09% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
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£475 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% +19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.55 £14.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +3.50%
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
55 110 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 96.49% 99.10% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 21
Average daily rate £450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £215
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 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 1 September 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 1 September 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 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 17 (40.48%) Business Analysis
3 16 (38.10%) Finance
4 15 (35.71%) Validation
5 14 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 14 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 14 (33.33%) Use Case
6 10 (23.81%) SQL
7 9 (21.43%) Reference Data
8 8 (19.05%) MS Access
9 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
11 5 (11.90%) .NET
11 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
11 5 (11.90%) Project Management
11 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
11 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
11 5 (11.90%) Derivative
11 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
12 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (9.52%) MS Project
12 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (9.52%) PMI
12 4 (9.52%) PMP
12 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Project
2 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) MS Access
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) OLAP
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 16 (38.10%) Finance
3 14 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Reference Data
2 6 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
3 5 (11.90%) Derivative
4 4 (9.52%) PMI
5 3 (7.14%) User Experience
6 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.76%) Equities
6 2 (4.76%) W3C
7 1 (2.38%) GIS
7 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Business Analysis
2 15 (35.71%) Validation
3 14 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (33.33%) Use Case
4 6 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
8 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Information Security
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
3 3 (7.14%) VBA
3 3 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (9.52%) PMP
1 4 (9.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) COBIT
1 1 (2.38%) MiFID
1 1 (2.38%) EMIR
1 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Reuters
4 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.38%) Cognos