The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 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.

Technical Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 128 112
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 13 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.67% 0.80% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.86% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 9
Median daily rate £290 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £219 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +2.64% +7.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +26.08% -55.76%  

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 1835 2787 2848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.69% 93.34% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 1552 1531
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £30.10 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +88.14%  
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 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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 +10 8 £314 -21.56% 1
Glasgow +5 4 £175 -50.00%
Inverclyde +7 1 - - 1
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Office 365
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (11.54%) NAS
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) SAN
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development

Technical 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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) SAS
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) NAS
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) DataStage
2 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) AS400
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security
5 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Basel II
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) MiFID
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix
2 3 (11.54%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) NetWitness
3 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
3 2 (7.69%) Teradata
4 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.85%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.85%) Charles River
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
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