The median contractor rate for a Senior Analyst was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 April 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.

Senior Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 90 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 40 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.09% 1.67% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.79% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 32
Median daily rate £395 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £409 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +1.60% -2.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.88% -18.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1810 2743 2947
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.76% 93.39% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1527 1588
Median daily rate £375 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 59 99
Median hourly rate £17.50 £31.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.18% +90.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Senior Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 36 £400 +2.56% 4
Glasgow -13 2 £305 -6.15% 1
Stirling - 1 £475 -
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.32%) Banking
2 20 (25.32%) Finance
3 19 (24.05%) SQL
4 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.46%) Retail
6 13 (16.46%) Linux
6 13 (16.46%) Python
6 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.46%) BDD
7 12 (15.19%) JIRA
7 12 (15.19%) XenApp
7 12 (15.19%) Citrix
7 12 (15.19%) Java
7 12 (15.19%) Migration
8 11 (13.92%) ITIL
8 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
8 11 (13.92%) Retail Banking
9 9 (11.39%) XenDesktop
10 8 (10.13%) Windows
10 8 (10.13%) VMware
10 8 (10.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (8.86%) User Stories
11 7 (8.86%) DevOps
11 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (8.86%) Manual Testing
11 7 (8.86%) Data Centre

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 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (7.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
2 3 (3.80%) SAS
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.27%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Maximo
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) DHCP
1 4 (5.06%) DNS
1 4 (5.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) HBase
4 1 (1.27%) MOLAP
4 1 (1.27%) OLAP
4 1 (1.27%) QlikView
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) JIRA
2 6 (7.59%) Selenium
3 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.53%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (25.32%) Banking
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Retail
3 11 (13.92%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Front Office
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 3 (3.80%) Law
5 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.27%) Back Office
7 1 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.53%) Derivative
4 2 (2.53%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.27%) FMCG
5 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.27%) PKI
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Windows
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.06%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.53%) Unix
9 1 (1.27%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (16.46%) BDD
4 12 (15.19%) Migration
5 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 7 (8.86%) DevOps
6 7 (8.86%) Manual Testing
6 7 (8.86%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (8.86%) User Stories
7 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.06%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.06%) Project Management
9 4 (5.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.05%) SQL
2 13 (16.46%) Python
3 12 (15.19%) Java
4 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) Delphi
7 1 (1.27%) COBOL
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) ISEB
1 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (2.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.80%) PMO
3 2 (2.53%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) XenApp
2 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.39%) XenDesktop
4 8 (10.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.06%) vSphere
6 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCCM
1 2 (2.53%) SCOM
1 2 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (2.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.27%) AppDNA
2 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Citrix
3 8 (10.13%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) IBM
4 4 (5.06%) NetApp
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
5 3 (3.80%) TSYS
6 2 (2.53%) CA
6 2 (2.53%) Informatica
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) Symantec
6 2 (2.53%) Varonis
7 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.27%) Cognos
7 1 (1.27%) Dell
7 1 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.27%) Teradata
7 1 (1.27%) Veritas
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