Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 97 66
Rank change year-on-year -8 -31 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Service Analyst 34 23 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.17% 1.06% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.09% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 39
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.84%
10th Percentile £113 £128 £252
90th Percentile £425 £369 £400
Scotland median daily rate £363 £274 £300
% change year-on-year +32.30% -8.67% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £11.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.75 - £10.50

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 2788 2102 3078
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.78% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1634 1214 1590
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £260
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.60% - +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.55 £11.09
90th Percentile £41.75 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £17.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +18.88% -25.85% +31.00%

Service Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 29 (85.29%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (23.53%) XML
7 6 (17.65%) Banking
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
8 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
9 4 (11.76%) BitLocker
9 4 (11.76%) SAS
9 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
9 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
9 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Teradata
9 4 (11.76%) MiFID
9 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Mitel
10 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (8.82%) ITSM
11 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (5.88%) DevOps
11 2 (5.88%) User Experience

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 (11.76%) SAS
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (85.29%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) iPhone
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
1 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.76%) Migration
4 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (8.82%) ITSM
6 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Data Entry
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) Use Case
7 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.94%) Microservices
7 1 (2.94%) SDLC
7 1 (2.94%) Sequence Diagram
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Dart
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) MiFID
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Teradata
3 3 (8.82%) Mitel
4 1 (2.94%) arcserve
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) VMware