Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 223 201 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.34% 17.62% 16.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.99% 18.31% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 110 105
Glasgow median daily rate £310 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +9.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £121 £181 £113
90th Percentile £450 £439 £418
Scotland median daily rate £350 £355 £338
% change year-on-year -1.41% +5.19% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.75 £19.50 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.49% +22.72% -45.87%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.65 £9.20
90th Percentile £16.77 £28.23 £17.32
Scotland median hourly rate £16.66 £17.00 £17.32
% change year-on-year -2.03% -1.85% +1.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,488 1,098 1,005
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 96.23% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 625 511
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £240 £250 £188
90th Percentile £538 £500 £473
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +3.85% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 31
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% -27.47%
10th Percentile £11.28 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.90 £33.75 £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.32
% change year-on-year -2.56% +12.59% -17.52%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 Glasgow region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 64 (28.70%) Finance
2 63 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (22.87%) Business Analysis
4 48 (21.52%) Microsoft
5 42 (18.83%) Windows
6 39 (17.49%) Microsoft Excel
6 39 (17.49%) Data Analysis
7 32 (14.35%) SQL
7 32 (14.35%) Active Directory
8 27 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (10.76%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (10.76%) Degree
10 23 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (9.42%) Waterfall
11 21 (9.42%) QA
11 21 (9.42%) ITIL
12 19 (8.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 19 (8.52%) User Stories
13 18 (8.07%) Process Improvement
13 18 (8.07%) Windows 10
13 18 (8.07%) Scrum
14 17 (7.62%) Data Modelling
14 17 (7.62%) PMO
14 17 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (7.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 17 (7.62%) Windows 7
15 16 (7.17%) Project Management
16 15 (6.73%) Software Engineering
16 15 (6.73%) Systems Analysis
16 15 (6.73%) Salesforce.com

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 13 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.24%) Confluence
4 4 (1.79%) Apache Qpid
4 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.35%) CMS
5 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.35%) SAS
5 3 (1.35%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.45%) FileNet
7 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (17.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (10.76%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (8.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Actimize
2 2 (0.90%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.45%) iTrent
3 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.38%) Office 365
2 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.24%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.35%) Boomi
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.90%) Yammer
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.14%) DNS
2 6 (2.69%) VPN
3 5 (2.24%) DHCP
3 5 (2.24%) NAS
3 5 (2.24%) Skype
4 4 (1.79%) Internet
5 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.90%) Wireless
7 1 (0.45%) ADSL
7 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.45%) Firewall
7 1 (0.45%) LAN
7 1 (0.45%) MPLS
7 1 (0.45%) PSTN
7 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.45%) VLAN
7 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.69%) QlikView
4 5 (2.24%) Power BI
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.90%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.45%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.45%) Big Data
8 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.45%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.14%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Maven
3 3 (1.35%) Appium
3 3 (1.35%) Calabash
3 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.35%) Gatling
3 3 (1.35%) Hudson
3 3 (1.35%) JBehave
3 3 (1.35%) JMeter
3 3 (1.35%) JUnit
3 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.90%) Selenium
4 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (28.70%) Finance
2 14 (6.28%) Banking
3 7 (3.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.24%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Legal
6 3 (1.35%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Front Office
6 3 (1.35%) Retail
7 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.14%) REST
1 7 (3.14%) SOAP
2 4 (1.79%) Kafka
2 4 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.35%) Web Services
4 2 (0.90%) WSDL
5 1 (0.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.59%) User Experience
3 7 (3.14%) FMCG
3 7 (3.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.90%) iPhone
6 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.45%) iPad
7 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.45%) Robotics
7 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.83%) Windows
2 18 (8.07%) Windows 10
3 17 (7.62%) Windows 7
4 12 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.59%) Android
8 6 (2.69%) Linux
8 6 (2.69%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.90%) Unix
13 1 (0.45%) Solaris
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (22.87%) Business Analysis
3 39 (17.49%) Data Analysis
4 27 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.42%) ITIL
5 21 (9.42%) Waterfall
6 19 (8.52%) User Stories
7 18 (8.07%) Process Improvement
7 18 (8.07%) Scrum
8 17 (7.62%) Data Modelling
8 17 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (7.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 16 (7.17%) Project Management
10 15 (6.73%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.73%) Systems Analysis
10 15 (6.73%) Workshop Facilitation
11 14 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (5.83%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
12 13 (5.83%) Data Protection
13 12 (5.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.35%) SQL
2 11 (4.93%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.04%) Java
4 8 (3.59%) VBA
5 6 (2.69%) Python
6 4 (1.79%) C#
6 4 (1.79%) Perl
7 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.90%) Ruby
7 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.45%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.45%) Scala
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (10.76%) Degree
2 10 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.69%) Master's Degree
5 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.35%) MCP
8 2 (0.90%) CCA
8 2 (0.90%) CCEA
8 2 (0.90%) CISA
8 2 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.90%) MCITP
8 2 (0.90%) MCSE
8 2 (0.90%) VCAP
8 2 (0.90%) VCP4
8 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.42%) QA
2 17 (7.62%) PMO
3 9 (4.04%) Data Quality
4 8 (3.59%) SLA
5 5 (2.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.45%) GDPR
7 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (4.93%) SCCM
2 4 (1.79%) Ansible
2 4 (1.79%) Nagios
2 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.79%) Puppet
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.90%) Kibana
4 2 (0.90%) logstash
5 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) Malwarebytes
5 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (5.83%) VMware
4 8 (3.59%) Tableau
5 6 (2.69%) Oracle
6 5 (2.24%) Apple
6 5 (2.24%) Dell
7 4 (1.79%) SAP
8 3 (1.35%) Cisco
8 3 (1.35%) IBM
8 3 (1.35%) Symantec
8 3 (1.35%) Workday
9 2 (0.90%) Citrix
9 2 (0.90%) HP
9 2 (0.90%) Talend
10 1 (0.45%) Avaya
10 1 (0.45%) Cognos
10 1 (0.45%) Lotus
10 1 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.45%) Sophos