The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £346 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Service Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 74 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 11 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.91% 1.81% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.90% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 33
Median daily rate £346 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £158 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £475 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £260 £188 £300
% change year-on-year +38.66% -37.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.75 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -8.92% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1170 1264 1370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.30% 95.47% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 695 716
Median daily rate £375 £400 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Service Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Analyst in Edinburgh

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Analyst in Edinburgh

Service Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Analyst in Edinburgh

Service Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Service 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 Edinburgh region featuring Service Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (34.62%) SCCM
4 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 7 (26.92%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
7 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (15.38%) BitLocker
7 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
8 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
8 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) Mitel
8 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
8 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
9 2 (7.69%) Banking
9 2 (7.69%) Teradata

Service 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 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Confluence
4 1 (3.85%) SAS
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Windows 8
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) Data Entry
8 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
8 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Dart
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.85%) MiFID
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) BitLocker
3 2 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Mitel
3 2 (7.69%) arcserve
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) EMC
3 2 (7.69%) Teradata
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle