The median contractor rate for a Analyst was £285 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 30 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.

Analyst
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 84 144 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.64% 24.62% 22.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.60% 26.57% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 95 111
Median daily rate £285 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.30% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £20.69
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 - £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.18 - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.73% +0.68%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 506 542 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.23% 92.65% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 306 480
Median daily rate £355 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Glasgow

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Glasgow

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Glasgow over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Glasgow

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Glasgow region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 45 (24.73%) Finance
2 36 (19.78%) Microsoft
3 35 (19.23%) Windows
4 30 (16.48%) SQL
5 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (14.29%) Migration
7 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (12.09%) Active Directory
8 22 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (10.99%) ITIL
10 19 (10.44%) ETL
10 19 (10.44%) Data Analysis
11 18 (9.89%) Business Analysis
11 18 (9.89%) MS Excel
12 16 (8.79%) VMware
12 16 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
14 14 (7.69%) Security Cleared
14 14 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
14 14 (7.69%) Windows Server
15 13 (7.14%) SCCM
15 13 (7.14%) Data Migration
15 13 (7.14%) Windows 7
15 13 (7.14%) MS Office
15 13 (7.14%) Citrix
15 13 (7.14%) Project Management
16 12 (6.59%) Degree
17 11 (6.04%) Banking
17 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
17 11 (6.04%) GAP Analysis

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (4.40%) CMS
2 5 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (1.65%) Confluence
3 3 (1.65%) SAS
3 3 (1.65%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.10%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) CICS
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.14%) MS Office
3 6 (3.30%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.75%) MS Project
5 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.10%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.55%) Maximo
3 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.55%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.85%) Office 365
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.95%) Firewall
1 9 (4.95%) Internet
2 8 (4.40%) DNS
3 6 (3.30%) DHCP
3 6 (3.30%) SAN
4 5 (2.75%) MPLS
4 5 (2.75%) WAN
5 4 (2.20%) LAN
6 3 (1.65%) NAS
7 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.10%) VLAN
7 2 (1.10%) VoIP
7 2 (1.10%) VPN
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.55%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.55%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.75%) QlikView
4 4 (2.20%) Big Data
5 3 (1.65%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.10%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.55%) GIS
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.55%) QGIS
7 1 (0.55%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.85%) JIRA
2 6 (3.30%) Selenium
3 4 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.10%) Hudson
5 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.10%) YouTrack
6 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.55%) JMeter
6 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.55%) StarTeam
General
1 45 (24.73%) Finance
2 11 (6.04%) Banking
2 11 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.10%) Billing
4 2 (1.10%) Law
4 2 (1.10%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) .NET
2 5 (2.75%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.75%) Web Services
2 5 (2.75%) XML
3 3 (1.65%) CSS
3 3 (1.65%) HTML
3 3 (1.65%) jQuery
3 3 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.10%) Ajax
4 2 (1.10%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.55%) CSS3
5 1 (0.55%) HTML5
5 1 (0.55%) iBATIS
5 1 (0.55%) MDX
5 1 (0.55%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.65%) Clustering
4 3 (1.65%) Linked Data
4 3 (1.65%) NHS
4 3 (1.65%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.10%) EPoS
5 2 (1.10%) FMCG
5 2 (1.10%) PKI
5 2 (1.10%) User Experience
5 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.10%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.55%) PMI
6 1 (0.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.23%) Windows
2 14 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.40%) Unix
6 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.75%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.20%) Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.55%) MVS
9 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.29%) Migration
3 22 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (10.99%) ITIL
5 19 (10.44%) Data Analysis
5 19 (10.44%) ETL
6 18 (9.89%) Business Analysis
7 16 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 13 (7.14%) Project Management
9 11 (6.04%) Functional Testing
9 11 (6.04%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (4.95%) Data Management
10 9 (4.95%) SDLC
10 9 (4.95%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (4.40%) Change Management
11 8 (4.40%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (4.40%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.40%) Use Case
12 7 (3.85%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.48%) SQL
2 8 (4.40%) Java
2 8 (4.40%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.85%) C#
4 4 (2.20%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.65%) Python
6 2 (1.10%) Perl
6 2 (1.10%) SPARQL
7 1 (0.55%) COBOL
7 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.59%) Degree
3 7 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.30%) CISSP
5 4 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (2.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.10%) CGEIT
6 2 (1.10%) CISA
6 2 (1.10%) CRISC
6 2 (1.10%) HND
6 2 (1.10%) ISEB
6 2 (1.10%) SANS
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.55%) MOS
7 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (5.49%) Data Quality
3 8 (4.40%) QA
4 7 (3.85%) PMO
5 2 (1.10%) Basel II
5 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.10%) WCAG
6 1 (0.55%) BS7666
6 1 (0.55%) FATCA
6 1 (0.55%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (12.09%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.20%) VMware Server
4 3 (1.65%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.65%) XenApp
5 2 (1.10%) RACF
6 1 (0.55%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) SCCM
2 4 (2.20%) WSUS
3 3 (1.65%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (1.10%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (1.10%) QRadar
5 1 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.79%) VMware
3 13 (7.14%) Citrix
4 11 (6.04%) Cisco
5 8 (4.40%) Dell
6 7 (3.85%) Oracle
7 5 (2.75%) Apple
7 5 (2.75%) Avaya
7 5 (2.75%) Polycom
7 5 (2.75%) SAP
8 3 (1.65%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.65%) NetWitness
8 3 (1.65%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.65%) Symantec
9 2 (1.10%) HP
9 2 (1.10%) IBM
9 2 (1.10%) Infor
9 2 (1.10%) Netezza
9 2 (1.10%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.10%) Splunk
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