Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 239 165 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.73% 14.16% 20.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.40% 14.96% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 95 178
Glasgow median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £163 £157 £168
90th Percentile £429 £428 £438
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.58 £16.61 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +74.79% -54.08%
10th Percentile £11.58 £13.87 £9.25
90th Percentile £29.78 £22.70 £9.75
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £15.89 £13.50
% change year-on-year -5.60% +17.70% -3.57%

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 1,552 1,103 1,190
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 94.68% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 589 673
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £235 £206
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £15.89 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.13% -0.69% -36.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.89 £9.25
90th Percentile £36.50 £72.00 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £22.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.84% +1.14% +6.33%

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 22 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 69 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (27.62%) Finance
3 52 (21.76%) Microsoft
4 49 (20.50%) Business Analysis
5 47 (19.67%) SQL
6 35 (14.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (14.64%) User Stories
7 31 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (12.55%) Banking
8 30 (12.55%) Windows
9 29 (12.13%) Degree
10 27 (11.30%) Data Analysis
10 27 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
10 27 (11.30%) Test Automation
11 24 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
12 23 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (8.37%) Selenium
13 20 (8.37%) PMO
13 20 (8.37%) Active Directory
14 19 (7.95%) QA
15 18 (7.53%) Migration
16 17 (7.11%) Scrum
16 17 (7.11%) Project Management
16 17 (7.11%) Security Cleared
17 15 (6.28%) SC Cleared
17 15 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (6.28%) Risk Management
17 15 (6.28%) JIRA
17 15 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (5.86%) ITIL

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 11 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.35%) Confluence
3 4 (1.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.84%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (10.04%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (5.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.93%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.77%) Office 365
2 4 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.93%) DHCP
1 7 (2.93%) DNS
2 5 (2.09%) VPN
3 4 (1.67%) Wireless
4 3 (1.26%) Broadband
4 3 (1.26%) Firewall
4 3 (1.26%) VLAN
5 2 (0.84%) ADSL
5 2 (0.84%) Extranet
5 2 (0.84%) HTTP
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) Intranet
5 2 (0.84%) Network Security
5 2 (0.84%) SMS
6 1 (0.42%) 3G
6 1 (0.42%) 4G
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.42%) LTE
6 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.93%) Power BI
1 7 (2.93%) QlikView
2 6 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.84%) Big Data
5 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.84%) MySQL
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (8.37%) Selenium
2 15 (6.28%) JIRA
3 11 (4.60%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.93%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.93%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.09%) HP UFT
6 4 (1.67%) MSI
6 4 (1.67%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.67%) WinRunner
7 3 (1.26%) Appium
7 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.26%) Subversion
7 3 (1.26%) Zephyr
8 2 (0.84%) GoCD
8 2 (0.84%) JMeter
8 2 (0.84%) PVCS
8 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.42%) JBehave
9 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (27.62%) Finance
2 30 (12.55%) Banking
3 7 (2.93%) Billing
3 7 (2.93%) Legal
4 6 (2.51%) French Language
4 6 (2.51%) German Language
5 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.67%) Law
6 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Retail
7 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.77%) Gherkin
2 6 (2.51%) Web Services
3 5 (2.09%) SOAP
4 3 (1.26%) Kafka
5 2 (0.84%) CSS
5 2 (0.84%) HTML
5 2 (0.84%) REST
6 1 (0.42%) .NET
6 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.42%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.42%) JDBC
6 1 (0.42%) jQuery
6 1 (0.42%) JSON
6 1 (0.42%) ODBC
6 1 (0.42%) XML
6 1 (0.42%) XSD
6 1 (0.42%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.44%) User Experience
3 8 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.09%) PDA
6 4 (1.67%) Clustering
7 3 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.84%) iPhone
8 2 (0.84%) Social Media
8 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.42%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.42%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.55%) Windows
2 11 (4.60%) Windows 10
3 10 (4.18%) Linux
3 10 (4.18%) Windows 7
4 9 (3.77%) Unix
4 9 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.93%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.51%) AIX
7 6 (2.51%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.26%) Solaris
10 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.50%) Business Analysis
3 35 (14.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (14.64%) User Stories
4 27 (11.30%) Data Analysis
4 27 (11.30%) Test Automation
5 23 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (7.53%) Migration
7 17 (7.11%) Project Management
7 17 (7.11%) Scrum
8 15 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (6.28%) Risk Management
9 14 (5.86%) Analytics
9 14 (5.86%) CRM
9 14 (5.86%) ITIL
9 14 (5.86%) Test Scripting
10 13 (5.44%) Information Security
10 13 (5.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (5.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (19.67%) SQL
2 9 (3.77%) Java
2 9 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.35%) C#
4 5 (2.09%) Python
5 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.26%) VBA
7 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.42%) C
8 1 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (12.13%) Degree
2 17 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.28%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.18%) ISEB
5 6 (2.51%) CISA
5 6 (2.51%) CISSP
5 6 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.09%) HND
6 5 (2.09%) ISACA
7 4 (1.67%) CBAP
7 4 (1.67%) IIBA
8 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.26%) HNC
8 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.84%) MCITP
9 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.84%) PMP
9 2 (0.84%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.37%) PMO
2 19 (7.95%) QA
3 7 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.09%) SSAE 16
5 3 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (1.26%) EMIR
5 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.26%) MiFID
6 2 (0.84%) PSD2
6 2 (0.84%) SLA
7 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.42%) GDPR
7 1 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.93%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.93%) SCCM
2 5 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.67%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.84%) Ansible
4 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.84%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.42%) Kibana
5 1 (0.42%) Netcool
5 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.44%) Oracle
2 13 (5.44%) VMware
3 8 (3.35%) Tableau
4 6 (2.51%) Apple
4 6 (2.51%) Cisco
4 6 (2.51%) Sophos
4 6 (2.51%) Symantec
5 5 (2.09%) Citrix
5 5 (2.09%) HP
5 5 (2.09%) Lotus
6 4 (1.67%) Altiris
6 4 (1.67%) McAfee
6 4 (1.67%) Veritas
7 3 (1.26%) Dell
7 3 (1.26%) F5
7 3 (1.26%) Ivanti
7 3 (1.26%) Splunk
8 2 (0.84%) iManage
8 2 (0.84%) Palo Alto