Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 233 174 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.54% 15.29% 25.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.11% 16.08% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 105 250
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £185 £106 £175
90th Percentile £438 £400 £426
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.13 £9.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.90% -52.44% +10.81%
10th Percentile £10.69 £9.08 £15.15
90th Percentile £28.08 £15.08 £31.47
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.81% - -8.57%

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 1219 1082 1561
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 95.08% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 548 828
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £241 £191 £208
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 20
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £29.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -52.31% +77.91%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.13 £56.88
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% -17.86% +20.00%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 62 (26.61%) Finance
2 59 (25.32%) Business Analysis
3 58 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (17.60%) SQL
5 38 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (15.45%) Migration
7 35 (15.02%) User Stories
8 29 (12.45%) Microsoft
9 28 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (10.73%) Project Management
11 24 (10.30%) Data Migration
12 23 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (8.58%) Degree
13 20 (8.58%) Banking
14 19 (8.15%) Data Analysis
15 18 (7.73%) JIRA
15 18 (7.73%) SQL Server
15 18 (7.73%) Confluence
16 17 (7.30%) Test Automation
16 17 (7.30%) GDPR
16 17 (7.30%) Windows
17 16 (6.87%) ITIL
17 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (6.87%) Active Directory
18 15 (6.44%) CRM
18 15 (6.44%) GAP Analysis
18 15 (6.44%) Waterfall
19 14 (6.01%) Legal
19 14 (6.01%) Oracle
20 13 (5.58%) C#

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 18 (7.73%) Confluence
2 8 (3.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.15%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.86%) CMS
6 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (6.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.72%) Office 365
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) Broadband
1 4 (1.72%) Skype
2 3 (1.29%) DHCP
2 3 (1.29%) DNS
2 3 (1.29%) SMS
3 2 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.29%) Power BI
6 2 (0.86%) Big Data
6 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.86%) Essbase
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) BODI
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.43%) DataStage
7 1 (0.43%) Ingres
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (7.73%) JIRA
2 11 (4.72%) Cucumber
2 11 (4.72%) SpecFlow
3 8 (3.43%) Selenium
4 7 (3.00%) Appium
4 7 (3.00%) Calabash
4 7 (3.00%) Gatling
4 7 (3.00%) JBehave
4 7 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.00%) JMeter
4 7 (3.00%) JUnit
4 7 (3.00%) SoapUI
4 7 (3.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.86%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.86%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (26.61%) Finance
2 20 (8.58%) Banking
3 14 (6.01%) Legal
4 9 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.15%) Marketing
6 5 (2.15%) Retail
7 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.29%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Electronics
10 1 (0.43%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.43%) XML
2 7 (3.00%) SOAP
2 7 (3.00%) XSLT
3 6 (2.58%) .NET
4 5 (2.15%) Gherkin
5 3 (1.29%) Web Services
6 1 (0.43%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.58%) User Experience
3 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.29%) FMCG
5 3 (1.29%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.86%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.30%) Windows
2 7 (3.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.86%) Android
4 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.86%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.32%) Business Analysis
2 58 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.45%) Migration
4 35 (15.02%) User Stories
5 28 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (10.73%) Project Management
7 24 (10.30%) Data Migration
8 23 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (8.15%) Data Analysis
10 17 (7.30%) Test Automation
11 16 (6.87%) ITIL
12 15 (6.44%) CRM
12 15 (6.44%) GAP Analysis
12 15 (6.44%) Waterfall
13 12 (5.15%) Information Security
13 12 (5.15%) PRINCE2
14 11 (4.72%) Target Operating Model
15 10 (4.29%) Data Modelling
15 10 (4.29%) ERP
15 10 (4.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.60%) SQL
2 13 (5.58%) C#
3 12 (5.15%) Java
4 7 (3.00%) C++
4 7 (3.00%) Python
4 7 (3.00%) Ruby
5 6 (2.58%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (8.58%) Degree
2 8 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.15%) ISEB
5 3 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.86%) MCP
6 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.43%) ECDL
7 1 (0.43%) HNC
7 1 (0.43%) HND
7 1 (0.43%) IIBA
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) MCTS
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.30%) GDPR
2 13 (5.58%) QA
3 10 (4.29%) PMO
4 9 (3.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (3.00%) SLA
6 5 (2.15%) MiFID
7 3 (1.29%) EMIR
8 2 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.43%) FATCA
9 1 (0.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.29%) SCCM
2 2 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.01%) Oracle
3 13 (5.58%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (4.72%) VMware
5 9 (3.86%) SAP
6 4 (1.72%) HP
7 3 (1.29%) Cognos
7 3 (1.29%) Telerik
8 2 (0.86%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.86%) Citrix
8 2 (0.86%) Google
8 2 (0.86%) Reuters
8 2 (0.86%) Tableau
8 2 (0.86%) Twitter
8 2 (0.86%) Workday
9 1 (0.43%) FNZ
9 1 (0.43%) Infor
9 1 (0.43%) Pega
9 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.43%) Symantec