Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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.

IT Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 79 98
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 43 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.42% 1.66% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.73% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £120 £385 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.83% +7.69% +14.40%
10th Percentile £90 £106 £106
90th Percentile £390 £423 £546
Scotland median daily rate £125 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -64.29% - +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +42.11% +11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,905 2,136 2,716
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.91% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,666 1,304 1,499
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £246 £270
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £18.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.27% +16.98% -8.32%
10th Percentile £10.31 £12.55 £10.91
90th Percentile £38.60 £43.39 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £24.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year -32.65% +18.07% +6.41%

IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring IT Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
3 14 (32.56%) Finance
4 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) ITIL
5 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
6 8 (18.60%) SCCM
7 6 (13.95%) VMware
7 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
7 6 (13.95%) Banking
7 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
7 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
8 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
9 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
9 4 (9.30%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
9 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
9 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (9.30%) Office 365
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) DHCP
9 4 (9.30%) SLA
10 3 (6.98%) Cisco
10 3 (6.98%) Web Services
10 3 (6.98%) DNS
10 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

IT Analyst Skill Set
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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) assyst
2 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) iPhone
2 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.65%) Android
7 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
2 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
2 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.98%) Chat Support
3 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (6.98%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (6.98%) Software Licensing
4 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (4.65%) Contract Management
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
4 2 (4.65%) ITSM
4 2 (4.65%) Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Process Management
5 1 (2.33%) SIEM
5 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
2 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (2.33%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.65%) WMI
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
3 1 (2.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 3 (6.98%) CyberArk
3 3 (6.98%) Splunk
4 2 (4.65%) ForeScout
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Ivanti
4 2 (4.65%) Mitel
4 2 (4.65%) Shavlik
4 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec
4 2 (4.65%) Veritas
5 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Planview
5 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow