Period
to 23 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 October 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 203 179 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.15% 14.95% 28.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.79% 15.81% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 118 286
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £300 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -8.54% +9.33%
10th Percentile £223 £113 £209
90th Percentile £438 £419 £428
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £342
% change year-on-year +2.94% -0.58% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.13 £9.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.79% -52.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.69 £9.13 £12.10
90th Percentile £28.08 £13.63 £45.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +27.78% -14.29% -1.56%

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 1286 1132 1633
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 94.57% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 624 837
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £226
90th Percentile £500 £475 £468
Scotland median daily rate £383 £360 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.69% -2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 24 33
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.09% -45.24% +44.93%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £12.39
90th Percentile £41.05 £42.18 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £15.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.53% -20.93% +11.11%

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 23 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 58 (28.57%) Finance
2 51 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.20%) SQL
4 39 (19.21%) Business Analysis
5 36 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (15.76%) Microsoft
7 28 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (13.79%) User Stories
8 26 (12.81%) Banking
9 25 (12.32%) Migration
9 25 (12.32%) Windows
10 21 (10.34%) ITIL
10 21 (10.34%) Degree
10 21 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (9.85%) Project Management
12 19 (9.36%) JIRA
12 19 (9.36%) Data Migration
12 19 (9.36%) Data Analysis
12 19 (9.36%) Confluence
13 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
14 17 (8.37%) Active Directory
15 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
15 15 (7.39%) Salesforce.com
16 14 (6.90%) Oracle
16 14 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
16 14 (6.90%) CRM
16 14 (6.90%) Waterfall
17 13 (6.40%) Functional Testing
17 13 (6.40%) GAP Analysis
18 12 (5.91%) Business Intelligence

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 19 (9.36%) Confluence
2 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.97%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.48%) CMS
6 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (5.42%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.49%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.93%) Office 365
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) DHCP
1 6 (2.96%) DNS
2 4 (1.97%) Broadband
3 3 (1.48%) Skype
4 2 (0.99%) MPLS
4 2 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.99%) SMS
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) LAN
5 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.49%) VoIP
5 1 (0.49%) VPN
5 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.96%) Power BI
4 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.48%) Big Data
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.48%) QlikView
6 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.49%) BODI
7 1 (0.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) DataStage
7 1 (0.49%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.49%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 19 (9.36%) JIRA
2 8 (3.94%) Appium
2 8 (3.94%) Calabash
2 8 (3.94%) Cucumber
2 8 (3.94%) Gatling
2 8 (3.94%) JBehave
2 8 (3.94%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.94%) JMeter
2 8 (3.94%) JUnit
2 8 (3.94%) SpecFlow
2 8 (3.94%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.46%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.48%) Selenium
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.99%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 58 (28.57%) Finance
2 26 (12.81%) Banking
3 9 (4.43%) Legal
3 9 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.46%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.97%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.97%) Marketing
5 4 (1.97%) Retail
5 4 (1.97%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.48%) Back Office
6 3 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.96%) .NET
2 5 (2.46%) SOAP
2 5 (2.46%) XML
2 5 (2.46%) XSLT
3 3 (1.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.49%) Mason
4 1 (0.49%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.96%) User Experience
3 5 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.48%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.99%) FMCG
5 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.32%) Windows
2 7 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.46%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.48%) Unix
6 2 (0.99%) Android
6 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.21%) Business Analysis
3 28 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (13.79%) User Stories
4 25 (12.32%) Migration
5 21 (10.34%) ITIL
5 21 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (9.85%) Project Management
7 19 (9.36%) Data Analysis
7 19 (9.36%) Data Migration
8 14 (6.90%) CRM
8 14 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 13 (6.40%) Functional Testing
9 13 (6.40%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.91%) Test Automation
11 11 (5.42%) Data Modelling
12 10 (4.93%) Regression Testing
13 9 (4.43%) ERP
13 9 (4.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.20%) SQL
2 10 (4.93%) C#
2 10 (4.93%) Java
3 8 (3.94%) Python
3 8 (3.94%) Ruby
4 5 (2.46%) C++
5 4 (1.97%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (1.48%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.49%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (10.34%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) ISEB
2 6 (2.96%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.46%) CISSP
3 5 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.48%) CISM
5 3 (1.48%) CRISC
5 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.99%) CCNA
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.99%) MCP
6 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) HNC
7 1 (0.49%) HND
7 1 (0.49%) MCSA
7 1 (0.49%) MCSE
7 1 (0.49%) MCTS
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) QA
2 9 (4.43%) MiFID
3 6 (2.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.46%) GDPR
4 5 (2.46%) SLA
5 4 (1.97%) EMIR
5 4 (1.97%) PMO
6 3 (1.48%) COBIT
6 3 (1.48%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.49%) FATCA
8 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.49%) PSD2
System Software
1 17 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (0.99%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.39%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (6.90%) Oracle
4 7 (3.45%) SAP
4 7 (3.45%) VMware
5 3 (1.48%) Apple
5 3 (1.48%) Cognos
6 2 (0.99%) Avaya
6 2 (0.99%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.99%) Citrix
6 2 (0.99%) Polycom
6 2 (0.99%) Reuters
6 2 (0.99%) Telerik
6 2 (0.99%) Twitter
6 2 (0.99%) Workday
7 1 (0.49%) FNZ
7 1 (0.49%) Infor
7 1 (0.49%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.49%) Tableau
7 1 (0.49%) Talend