Period
to 13 December 2019

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £333 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 162 229 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 12.45% 13.31% 18.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.86% 13.88% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 136 122
Glasgow median daily rate £333 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.26% -4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £164 £131 £218
90th Percentile £538 £463 £438
Scotland median daily rate £350 £342 £350
% change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.75 £15.20 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.36% -16.14% +85.90%
10th Percentile £16.63 £12.11 £10.69
90th Percentile £19.88 £17.95 £28.08
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +18.06% +4.35% +7.81%

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 1,260 1,650 1,237
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 95.87% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 993 677
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £257 £247
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £419 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.69% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 30 50
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +12.82% +39.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.06 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £44.00 £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.50% +17.65%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 46 (28.40%) Public Sector
2 35 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.75%) Business Analysis
3 32 (19.75%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.28%) Windows
5 26 (16.05%) Finance
6 23 (14.20%) SQL
7 22 (13.58%) Active Directory
8 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
8 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (12.35%) SC Cleared
9 20 (12.35%) Banking
10 18 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (9.26%) Windows 10
13 14 (8.64%) Office 365
13 14 (8.64%) Investment Banking
14 13 (8.02%) SIEM
14 13 (8.02%) Security Operations
15 12 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
15 12 (7.41%) Data Analysis
15 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
15 12 (7.41%) HTTP
15 12 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (7.41%) HTTPS
15 12 (7.41%) SMTP
16 11 (6.79%) Service Management
16 11 (6.79%) Change Control
17 10 (6.17%) Data Quality

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 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.85%) Confluence
4 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.62%) IIS
5 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (10.49%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.62%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.62%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.64%) Office 365
2 4 (2.47%) AWS
2 4 (2.47%) Azure
2 4 (2.47%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.85%) IaaS
3 3 (1.85%) PaaS
3 3 (1.85%) Power Platform
3 3 (1.85%) SaaS
3 3 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.41%) HTTP
1 12 (7.41%) HTTPS
1 12 (7.41%) SMTP
2 4 (2.47%) VPN
3 2 (1.23%) DHCP
3 2 (1.23%) DNS
3 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.47%) QlikView
2 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.85%) Power BI
2 3 (1.85%) SimpleDB
3 1 (0.62%) DB2
3 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.62%) GIS
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.62%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) JUnit
3 1 (0.62%) Postman
3 1 (0.62%) Selenium
3 1 (0.62%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.62%) TestComplete
General
1 46 (28.40%) Public Sector
2 26 (16.05%) Finance
3 20 (12.35%) Banking
4 14 (8.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Back Office
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) XML
2 3 (1.85%) JSON
3 2 (1.23%) Middleware
3 2 (1.23%) REST
3 2 (1.23%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.62%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.62%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (4.32%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.09%) Renewable Energy
5 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) PKI
7 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.23%) User Experience
8 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) CMDB
8 1 (0.62%) EPoS
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.28%) Windows
2 15 (9.26%) Windows 10
3 8 (4.94%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Solaris
8 1 (0.62%) Unix
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.60%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.75%) Business Analysis
3 18 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.02%) Security Operations
5 13 (8.02%) SIEM
6 12 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 11 (6.79%) Change Control
7 11 (6.79%) Service Management
8 10 (6.17%) Information Security
8 10 (6.17%) Use Case
9 9 (5.56%) SDLC
10 8 (4.94%) Data Management
10 8 (4.94%) Decision-Making
10 8 (4.94%) Migration
10 8 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (4.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.20%) SQL
2 4 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.23%) Python
3 2 (1.23%) R
4 1 (0.62%) C
4 1 (0.62%) Java
4 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) CISM
3 7 (4.32%) CISSP
3 7 (4.32%) HND
4 6 (3.70%) Degree
5 5 (3.09%) ISEB
6 4 (2.47%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.23%) CISA
8 1 (0.62%) CRISC
8 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.62%) MCITP
8 1 (0.62%) MCSA
8 1 (0.62%) MCSE
8 1 (0.62%) MCTS
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.32%) GDPR
3 6 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.70%) QA
4 4 (2.47%) NCSC
4 4 (2.47%) SLA
5 3 (1.85%) PMO
6 1 (0.62%) NIST
6 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.47%) Nessus
2 4 (2.47%) QRadar
3 3 (1.85%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.62%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.94%) HP
3 5 (3.09%) IBM
3 5 (3.09%) Oracle
3 5 (3.09%) Tableau
4 4 (2.47%) Citrix
4 4 (2.47%) Qualys
4 4 (2.47%) Snow
5 3 (1.85%) Apple
5 3 (1.85%) Dell
5 3 (1.85%) VMware
6 2 (1.23%) Adobe
6 2 (1.23%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.23%) CommVault
6 2 (1.23%) Lotus
6 2 (1.23%) OneTrust
6 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 2 (1.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.62%) Cognos
7 1 (0.62%) Workday