Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 246 198 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.37% 14.37% 15.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.95% 15.06% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 99 131
Glasgow median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - -4.41%
10th Percentile £150 £203 £125
90th Percentile £438 £451 £415
Scotland median daily rate £330 £350 £342
% change year-on-year -5.71% +2.34% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.00 £15.45 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.92% +62.63% -57.78%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.65 £9.10
90th Percentile £24.39 £26.13 £14.35
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year +41.18% +22.66% -10.58%

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 1,645 1,315 1,221
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 95.43% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 685 665
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £253 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.83% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 19
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +51.79% -48.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.05 £56.63 £43.55
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year -22.22% +13.92% -8.14%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 (26.83%) Finance
2 63 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 51 (20.73%) Business Analysis
5 47 (19.11%) SQL
6 37 (15.04%) Windows
7 31 (12.60%) Active Directory
8 30 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
9 28 (11.38%) User Stories
10 27 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
10 27 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (8.94%) QA
11 22 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (8.94%) Waterfall
12 21 (8.54%) Banking
12 21 (8.54%) ITIL
13 20 (8.13%) Test Automation
13 20 (8.13%) Analytics
14 19 (7.72%) Degree
15 18 (7.32%) VMware
16 17 (6.91%) Data Modelling
17 16 (6.50%) Project Management
18 15 (6.10%) Data Analysis
18 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
18 15 (6.10%) PowerShell
18 15 (6.10%) Office 365
18 15 (6.10%) Windows Server
18 15 (6.10%) PMO
19 14 (5.69%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.85%) Confluence
2 7 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.22%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.22%) SAS
4 3 (1.22%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (11.38%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (5.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.63%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.41%) iTrent
3 1 (0.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.10%) Office 365
2 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.07%) DHCP
1 10 (4.07%) DNS
2 9 (3.66%) VPN
3 5 (2.03%) Firewall
4 4 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (1.63%) VLAN
4 4 (1.63%) Wireless
5 2 (0.81%) ADSL
5 2 (0.81%) Broadband
5 2 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.81%) Extranet
5 2 (0.81%) Intranet
5 2 (0.81%) Network Security
5 2 (0.81%) SMS
6 1 (0.41%) DSL
6 1 (0.41%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) ISDN
6 1 (0.41%) LAN
6 1 (0.41%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.44%) QlikView
4 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.81%) MySQL
6 2 (0.81%) 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%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.41%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (5.28%) Selenium
2 9 (3.66%) JIRA
3 8 (3.25%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.63%) Appium
6 3 (1.22%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.22%) JMeter
6 3 (1.22%) MSI
6 3 (1.22%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.22%) Subversion
7 2 (0.81%) Calabash
7 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.81%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.81%) JBehave
7 2 (0.81%) JUnit
7 2 (0.81%) PVCS
7 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.81%) WinRunner
7 2 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 66 (26.83%) Finance
2 21 (8.54%) Banking
3 7 (2.85%) Legal
4 6 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.63%) Billing
5 4 (1.63%) French Language
5 4 (1.63%) German Language
5 4 (1.63%) Law
6 3 (1.22%) Retail
6 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (0.81%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.44%) SOAP
2 3 (1.22%) .NET
2 3 (1.22%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.22%) REST
2 3 (1.22%) Web Services
3 2 (0.81%) CSS
3 2 (0.81%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.81%) HTML
3 2 (0.81%) jQuery
3 2 (0.81%) WSDL
4 1 (0.41%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.41%) Kafka
4 1 (0.41%) React
4 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.25%) User Experience
3 6 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.03%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.63%) iPhone
5 4 (1.63%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.22%) FMCG
6 3 (1.22%) PDA
6 3 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.81%) Clustering
7 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.81%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.41%) iPad
8 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.04%) Windows
2 15 (6.10%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.28%) Windows 10
4 11 (4.47%) Windows 7
4 11 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.07%) Linux
6 8 (3.25%) Unix
6 8 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.85%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.03%) Android
9 4 (1.63%) Solaris
9 4 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.22%) AIX
10 3 (1.22%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.22%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.73%) Business Analysis
3 28 (11.38%) User Stories
4 27 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (8.94%) Waterfall
6 21 (8.54%) ITIL
7 20 (8.13%) Analytics
7 20 (8.13%) Test Automation
8 17 (6.91%) Data Modelling
9 16 (6.50%) Project Management
10 15 (6.10%) Data Analysis
11 14 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (5.69%) Migration
11 14 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (5.69%) Risk Management
12 13 (5.28%) Change Management
12 13 (5.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (4.88%) Scrum
13 12 (4.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.11%) SQL
2 15 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.47%) Java
4 6 (2.44%) VBA
5 3 (1.22%) C#
5 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.22%) Python
5 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.81%) C
6 2 (0.81%) Ruby
6 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.41%) C++
7 1 (0.41%) Go
7 1 (0.41%) Perl
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
7 1 (0.41%) SAS Macro
7 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (7.72%) Degree
2 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.25%) CISSP
5 6 (2.44%) CISA
5 6 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.03%) CBAP
6 5 (2.03%) IIBA
6 5 (2.03%) ISACA
7 4 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.81%) CCNA
8 2 (0.81%) CCNP
8 2 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.81%) HNC
8 2 (0.81%) ISEB
8 2 (0.81%) MCP
8 2 (0.81%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.94%) QA
2 15 (6.10%) PMO
3 9 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.03%) SSAE 16
5 4 (1.63%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.22%) SLA
7 2 (0.81%) GDPR
8 1 (0.41%) FINRA
8 1 (0.41%) P3O
8 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 31 (12.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.22%) vSphere
6 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (3.66%) SCCM
2 6 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.22%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.22%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.22%) Kibana
3 3 (1.22%) logstash
3 3 (1.22%) Malwarebytes
3 3 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.32%) VMware
3 13 (5.28%) Oracle
3 13 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.66%) Cisco
5 7 (2.85%) Symantec
5 7 (2.85%) Tableau
6 6 (2.44%) Apple
6 6 (2.44%) Sophos
7 5 (2.03%) Dell
7 5 (2.03%) HP
7 5 (2.03%) Workday
8 4 (1.63%) Avaya
8 4 (1.63%) Citrix
9 3 (1.22%) Altiris
9 3 (1.22%) Lotus
9 3 (1.22%) McAfee
9 3 (1.22%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.81%) iManage
10 2 (0.81%) Talend