Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 92 90
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Analyst 38 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.33% 1.50% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.57% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 14
Edinburgh median daily rate £250 £375 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +54.64% -41.57%
10th Percentile £119 £111 £109
90th Percentile £389 £438 £438
Scotland median daily rate £188 £350 £275
% change year-on-year -46.43% +27.27% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £10.75 £12.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.19% -
Scotland median hourly rate - £19.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +90.00% +5.26%

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 2,715 2,800 1,920
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.66% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,376 1,647 1,137
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 34
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -27.29% +18.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.45 £13.43
90th Percentile £44.39 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -20.69%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 12 (31.58%) Finance
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (13.16%) Office 365
6 4 (10.53%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
6 4 (10.53%) Legal
6 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
6 4 (10.53%) Banking
7 3 (7.89%) COBIT
7 3 (7.89%) Investment Management
7 3 (7.89%) SaaS
7 3 (7.89%) PaaS
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.89%) Advertising
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) ITSM
7 3 (7.89%) LAN
7 3 (7.89%) CISSP
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.89%) Unix
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 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 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) IaaS
2 3 (7.89%) PaaS
2 3 (7.89%) SaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 4 (10.53%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberattack
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
2 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Investment Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITSM
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
4 3 (7.89%) Software Licensing
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
5 2 (5.26%) Data Management
5 2 (5.26%) Password Management
5 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) CISA
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) COBIT
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) BitLocker
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.26%) Mitel
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) BMC
4 1 (2.63%) Charles River
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas