Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Senior Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 102 92
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 104 64 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.20% 1.73% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.30% 1.82% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 40 56
Scotland median daily rate £390 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -1.96% -4.38%
10th Percentile £319 £225 £275
90th Percentile £460 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.68 £31.00 £20.11
% change year-on-year -26.84% +54.15% -14.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,529 3,513 5,268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 94.82% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,644 2,034 2,793
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £219 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 129 92
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -19.54% +24.29%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.60 £10.52
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.40 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Senior Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Analyst in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 88 £390 +1.30% 6
Glasgow -13 10 £373 -3.87% 3
Renfrewshire - 5 £445 -
Senior Analyst
UK

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (40.38%) Finance
2 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (27.88%) SQL
4 25 (24.04%) Banking
5 23 (22.12%) Test Automation
6 19 (18.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (16.35%) BDD
8 15 (14.42%) Business Analysis
8 15 (14.42%) JIRA
9 14 (13.46%) Migration
10 13 (12.50%) Retail Banking
10 13 (12.50%) ETL
11 12 (11.54%) Java
11 12 (11.54%) Linux
11 12 (11.54%) User Stories
12 10 (9.62%) Python
12 10 (9.62%) Scenario Testing
13 9 (8.65%) Analytics
13 9 (8.65%) Selenium
14 8 (7.69%) Hadoop
14 8 (7.69%) Big Data
14 8 (7.69%) Data Modelling
14 8 (7.69%) Oracle
15 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
15 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis
15 7 (6.73%) Exploratory Testing
15 7 (6.73%) Test Scripting

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.92%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.92%) SAS
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) SAN
1 4 (3.85%) Skype
1 4 (3.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.96%) DHCP
2 1 (0.96%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) Big Data
1 8 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 3 (2.88%) GIS
5 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.96%) Essbase
6 1 (0.96%) HBase
6 1 (0.96%) MOLAP
6 1 (0.96%) OLAP
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) JIRA
2 9 (8.65%) Selenium
3 5 (4.81%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.96%) Zephyr
General
1 42 (40.38%) Finance
2 25 (24.04%) Banking
3 13 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Billing
5 2 (1.92%) Local Government
6 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) CGI
1 1 (0.96%) HTML
1 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) EMC VNX
3 2 (1.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (0.96%) Derivative
4 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.96%) PMI
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Linux
2 6 (5.77%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (22.12%) Test Automation
4 19 (18.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (16.35%) BDD
6 15 (14.42%) Business Analysis
7 14 (13.46%) Migration
8 13 (12.50%) ETL
9 12 (11.54%) User Stories
10 10 (9.62%) Scenario Testing
11 9 (8.65%) Analytics
12 8 (7.69%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.73%) Exploratory Testing
13 7 (6.73%) Manual Testing
13 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
13 7 (6.73%) Test Scripting
14 6 (5.77%) Data Migration
14 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) SQL
2 12 (11.54%) Java
3 10 (9.62%) Python
4 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) ISTQB
1 4 (3.85%) MCSA
1 4 (3.85%) MCSE
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.88%) ISEB
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.96%) IIBA
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) PMO
1 3 (2.88%) PSD2
1 3 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.96%) EMIR
3 1 (0.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.96%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.96%) XenApp
3 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) SCOM
2 2 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) VMware
3 5 (4.81%) EMC
4 4 (3.85%) HP
4 4 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.88%) IBM
5 3 (2.88%) Lotus
5 3 (2.88%) Pega
5 3 (2.88%) SAP
5 3 (2.88%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (0.96%) Cisco
7 1 (0.96%) Citrix
7 1 (0.96%) Planview
7 1 (0.96%) Teradata
7 1 (0.96%) TSYS