The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 72 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 12 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.32% 1.26% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.31% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 13
Median daily rate £250 £309 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.02% -10.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £233 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £449 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 £260 £250
% change year-on-year -14.42% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  

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 862 1446 1377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.73% 95.89% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 784 779
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 10 (45.45%) ITIL
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
1 10 (45.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) MS Office
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
7 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
7 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
8 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
8 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.09%) SQL

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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.55%) Robotics
3 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.55%) Change Control
8 1 (4.55%) ITSM
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Mitel
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow