Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -1
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 192 115 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.63% 5.52% 6.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.76% 18.76% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 61 115
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £298
90th Percentile £483 £550 £520
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.75 £16.75 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.70% +5.91% -9.63%
10th Percentile £16.88 £12.03 £15.72
90th Percentile £146.13 £22.48 £15.91
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +43.28% -52.82% +71.58%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 808 613 935
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.92% 29.44% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 356 454
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £393 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.18% -7.10% +15.75%
10th Percentile £270 £207 £280
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £43.39 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +97.23% +29.41%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.88 £12.94
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.17 £48.75
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -50.00% -9.09% +86.08%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 90 (46.88%) Finance
2 56 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (26.56%) Banking
5 38 (19.79%) SQL
6 27 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (11.46%) Business Analysis
8 20 (10.42%) Java
8 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
9 16 (8.33%) Oracle
10 15 (7.81%) Unix
10 15 (7.81%) Project Management
10 15 (7.81%) Data Analysis
11 14 (7.29%) Migration
11 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (6.77%) Test Automation
13 12 (6.25%) Analytics
13 12 (6.25%) User Experience
14 11 (5.73%) SDLC
14 11 (5.73%) ITIL
14 11 (5.73%) MS Visio
14 11 (5.73%) Management Information System
14 11 (5.73%) Change Management
14 11 (5.73%) ISTQB
14 11 (5.73%) Time Management
15 10 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (5.21%) Asset Management
15 10 (5.21%) ETL
15 10 (5.21%) SAS
15 10 (5.21%) LDAP

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (5.21%) SAS
2 3 (1.56%) Confluence
3 2 (1.04%) IIS
3 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.73%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) assyst
1 2 (1.04%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Sonata
2 1 (0.52%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) IaaS
4 2 (1.04%) Office 365
5 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.52%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) Firewall
2 4 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (2.08%) IPFIX
2 4 (2.08%) IPsec
2 4 (2.08%) MPLS
2 4 (2.08%) VPN
3 3 (1.56%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.04%) DHCP
4 2 (1.04%) DNS
4 2 (1.04%) Internet
4 2 (1.04%) SAN
5 1 (0.52%) Network Security
5 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.60%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.04%) Big Data
5 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.04%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.52%) MS Access
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) QlikView
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.17%) JIRA
2 3 (1.56%) Zephyr
3 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 90 (46.88%) Finance
2 51 (26.56%) Banking
3 8 (4.17%) Legal
3 8 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Electronics
5 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (39.06%) Analyst
2 39 (20.31%) Business Analyst
3 10 (5.21%) Developer
4 9 (4.69%) Designer
4 9 (4.69%) Tester
5 8 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 8 (4.17%) ETL Tester
5 8 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (3.65%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (3.65%) Applications Support
6 7 (3.65%) Architect
7 6 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 6 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (2.60%) Consultant
8 5 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (2.60%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (2.60%) Support Analyst
8 5 (2.60%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.21%) LDAP
2 6 (3.13%) XML
3 4 (2.08%) CSS
3 4 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (2.08%) HTML
3 4 (2.08%) J2EE
4 3 (1.56%) RESTful
5 2 (1.04%) Bokeh
5 2 (1.04%) D3.js
5 2 (1.04%) ggplot
5 2 (1.04%) Middleware
5 2 (1.04%) Seaborn
5 2 (1.04%) Web Services
6 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.52%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.52%) Spring
6 1 (0.52%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.25%) User Experience
2 11 (5.73%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.65%) PKI
4 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.60%) Equities
4 5 (2.60%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.04%) BYOD
5 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.04%) Fintech
5 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.04%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.81%) Unix
2 9 (4.69%) Windows
3 7 (3.65%) Linux
4 6 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.17%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (28.65%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (11.46%) Business Analysis
5 15 (7.81%) Data Analysis
5 15 (7.81%) Project Management
6 14 (7.29%) Migration
7 13 (6.77%) Test Automation
8 12 (6.25%) Analytics
9 11 (5.73%) Change Management
9 11 (5.73%) ITIL
9 11 (5.73%) SDLC
9 11 (5.73%) Time Management
10 10 (5.21%) Asset Management
10 10 (5.21%) Decision-Making
10 10 (5.21%) ETL
10 10 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.21%) User Stories
11 9 (4.69%) Analytical Thinking
11 9 (4.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.79%) SQL
2 20 (10.42%) Java
3 4 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.56%) C#
4 3 (1.56%) Python
5 2 (1.04%) C++
5 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.04%) R
5 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.52%) Java 8
6 1 (0.52%) Scala
6 1 (0.52%) VB
6 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.73%) ISTQB
2 9 (4.69%) Degree
3 3 (1.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 3 (1.56%) CISA
3 3 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.56%) CISM
3 3 (1.56%) CISSP
3 3 (1.56%) MBA
4 2 (1.04%) PhD
4 2 (1.04%) PMP
5 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.08%) GDPR
4 3 (1.56%) PMO
4 3 (1.56%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) COREP
5 1 (0.52%) GCP
5 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) Ansible
1 2 (1.04%) Data Guard
1 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.52%) Ambari
2 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.52%) Mesos
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.33%) Oracle
3 9 (4.69%) Informatica
4 5 (2.60%) Charles River
5 4 (2.08%) Cisco
5 4 (2.08%) Teradata
6 2 (1.04%) Cognos
6 2 (1.04%) Google
6 2 (1.04%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Splunk
6 2 (1.04%) Thales
7 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.52%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.52%) FNZ
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) NetApp
7 1 (0.52%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.52%) VMware