Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 243 214 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.26% 16.14% 15.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.88% 16.73% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 105 108
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £120 £228 £111
90th Percentile £459 £438 £400
Scotland median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.40 £18.13 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.03% +90.79% -63.77%
10th Percentile £14.68 £10.69 £9.13
90th Percentile £18.30 £28.08 £13.63
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £17.38 £14.43
% change year-on-year +22.30% +20.45% -12.58%

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 1,633 1,279 1,064
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.46% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 666 574
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £473
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £356
% change year-on-year +3.23% +8.85% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 48 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +45.74% -51.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.24 £36.50 £41.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.48% +23.53% -22.73%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018, 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 66 (27.16%) Finance
2 65 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.87%) Microsoft
4 49 (20.16%) SQL
5 45 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 38 (15.64%) Windows
7 36 (14.81%) Active Directory
8 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
8 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Excel
9 31 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (11.52%) QA
11 26 (10.70%) Data Analysis
12 25 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (9.88%) ITIL
14 23 (9.47%) Degree
15 22 (9.05%) User Stories
16 20 (8.23%) Waterfall
16 20 (8.23%) Workshop Facilitation
17 19 (7.82%) PowerShell
18 18 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 18 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (7.00%) Project Management
19 17 (7.00%) Test Automation
19 17 (7.00%) Analytics
20 16 (6.58%) Office 365
20 16 (6.58%) VMware
20 16 (6.58%) Risk Management
20 16 (6.58%) PMO
21 15 (6.17%) Migration
21 15 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.53%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.88%) Confluence
4 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.06%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.23%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) CMS
7 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 34 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) assyst
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.41%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.58%) Office 365
2 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.82%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.82%) Yammer
5 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.12%) DNS
1 10 (4.12%) VPN
2 9 (3.70%) DHCP
3 5 (2.06%) Firewall
3 5 (2.06%) Wireless
4 4 (1.65%) Internet
4 4 (1.65%) VLAN
5 3 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.82%) LAN
6 2 (0.82%) Network Security
6 2 (0.82%) Skype
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) WAN
7 1 (0.41%) ADSL
7 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.41%) ISDN
7 1 (0.41%) MPLS
7 1 (0.41%) PSTN
7 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (3.29%) QlikView
4 5 (2.06%) Power BI
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.41%) ArangoDB
7 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.41%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.41%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Selenium
2 8 (3.29%) JIRA
3 4 (1.65%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.65%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.23%) Appium
4 3 (1.23%) Calabash
4 3 (1.23%) Gatling
4 3 (1.23%) JBehave
4 3 (1.23%) JMeter
4 3 (1.23%) JUnit
4 3 (1.23%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.41%) Hudson
5 1 (0.41%) Telerik Test Studio
5 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.41%) WinRunner
General
1 66 (27.16%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Banking
3 6 (2.47%) Legal
3 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.65%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.23%) Billing
6 2 (0.82%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.47%) SOAP
2 5 (2.06%) Web Services
3 4 (1.65%) REST
4 3 (1.23%) .NET
4 3 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.82%) WSDL
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.41%) CSS
6 1 (0.41%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) jQuery
6 1 (0.41%) React
6 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.12%) User Experience
3 5 (2.06%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (1.65%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.65%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.65%) FMCG
4 4 (1.65%) iPhone
4 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.65%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.41%) Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.41%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.64%) Windows
2 15 (6.17%) Windows 10
3 13 (5.35%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.35%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (2.47%) Linux
6 6 (2.47%) Unix
6 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.65%) Android
7 4 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.65%) Solaris
7 4 (1.65%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.23%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (18.52%) Business Analysis
3 31 (12.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (10.70%) Data Analysis
5 24 (9.88%) ITIL
6 22 (9.05%) User Stories
7 20 (8.23%) Waterfall
7 20 (8.23%) Workshop Facilitation
8 18 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 17 (7.00%) Analytics
9 17 (7.00%) Project Management
9 17 (7.00%) Test Automation
10 16 (6.58%) Risk Management
11 15 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.17%) Data Modelling
11 15 (6.17%) Data Protection
11 15 (6.17%) Migration
12 14 (5.76%) Scrum
12 14 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.16%) SQL
2 19 (7.82%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.35%) Java
4 7 (2.88%) VBA
5 4 (1.65%) C#
6 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.23%) Python
6 3 (1.23%) Ruby
6 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.82%) C
7 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) Go
8 1 (0.41%) Perl
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (9.47%) Degree
2 9 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.29%) CISSP
4 7 (2.88%) CISA
5 6 (2.47%) ISACA
6 5 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.65%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.23%) CBAP
8 3 (1.23%) IIBA
8 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.82%) CCA
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.82%) MCITP
9 2 (0.82%) VCAP
9 2 (0.82%) VCP4
9 2 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.52%) QA
2 16 (6.58%) PMO
3 8 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.06%) SLA
4 5 (2.06%) SSAE 16
5 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.82%) GDPR
8 1 (0.41%) FINRA
8 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 36 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.82%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (4.53%) SCCM
2 5 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.23%) Kibana
4 3 (1.23%) logstash
4 3 (1.23%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.41%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.58%) VMware
3 15 (6.17%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.70%) Tableau
5 8 (3.29%) Cisco
5 8 (3.29%) Oracle
6 7 (2.88%) Apple
6 7 (2.88%) Workday
7 6 (2.47%) Symantec
8 5 (2.06%) Dell
9 4 (1.65%) Avaya
10 3 (1.23%) Citrix
10 3 (1.23%) HP
10 3 (1.23%) IBM
10 3 (1.23%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.23%) Sophos
11 2 (0.82%) Cognos
11 2 (0.82%) McAfee
11 2 (0.82%) SAP
11 2 (0.82%) Talend