Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £263 per day in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 16 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 11.43% 9.38% 12.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.94% 9.47% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Aberdeen median daily rate £263 £330 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% +83.33% -45.14%
Scotland median daily rate £350 £335 £342
% change year-on-year +4.48% -2.05% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Aberdeen median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £21.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -26.49% +38.26%
10th Percentile £11.65 £15.25 £14.42
90th Percentile £15.55 £15.75 £29.29
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £14.43 £16.25
% change year-on-year +20.45% -11.23% +1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies in Aberdeen with a recognized job title 134 95 77
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 98.96% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 35 33
Aberdeen median daily rate £361 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.42% +25.00% -26.51%
10th Percentile £136 £146 £135
90th Percentile £475 £395 £485
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 10 11
Aberdeen median hourly rate £34.38 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.07% -59.72% +150.87%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.08 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.88 £40.88 £46.00
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Aberdeen

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Aberdeen

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Aberdeen

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Aberdeen

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Aberdeen region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) LiveLink
4 2 (12.50%) FTP
4 2 (12.50%) SLA
4 2 (12.50%) EDMS
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.25%) Indirect Procurement
5 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 2 (12.50%) LiveLink
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Skype
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) EDMS
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Scenario Testing
1 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Document Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (6.25%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) MCSA
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata