Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Analyst was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 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.

Technical Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 145 149
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 54 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.14% 0.66% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.69% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 16
Scotland median daily rate £381 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% +3.70% -14.01%
10th Percentile £226 £234 £296
90th Percentile £500 £491 £461
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £18.73 £17.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.55% -31.00% +46.76%

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 4,553 3,598 5,260
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 94.91% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,660 2,075 2,780
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £224 £225
90th Percentile £538 £505 £519
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 134 90
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.32 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.70% -20.37% +24.29%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.54 £10.44
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.51 £47.05
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 6 months to 17 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 +8 46 £406 +16.07% 6
Glasgow -20 3 £325 -9.72%
Stirling +6 2 £205 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -
Midlothian - 1 £153 -
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 26 (48.15%) Banking
2 19 (35.19%) Finance
3 14 (25.93%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (11.11%) Mainframe
7 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) SAS
8 4 (7.41%) IBM
8 4 (7.41%) DB2
8 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Credit Risk
9 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) HTML
9 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle
9 3 (5.56%) Linux
9 3 (5.56%) ETL
9 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
9 3 (5.56%) Service Management
9 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
9 3 (5.56%) Dashboard 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 4 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Broadband
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
1 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) DB2
2 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) SAS EBI
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Appium
1 1 (1.85%) Calabash
1 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.85%) Gatling
1 1 (1.85%) JBehave
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) JMeter
1 1 (1.85%) JUnit
1 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.85%) XMLSpy
General
1 26 (48.15%) Banking
2 19 (35.19%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.85%) Swagger
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.41%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.70%) CESG
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.26%) Migration
2 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
3 4 (7.41%) Change Management
3 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
3 4 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (5.56%) ETL
4 3 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (5.56%) Service Management
4 3 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Document Management
5 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.70%) Information Security
5 2 (3.70%) Information Security Management
5 2 (3.70%) ISMS
5 2 (3.70%) Security Management
5 2 (3.70%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.85%) COBOL
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) JCL
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) Dublin Core
2 1 (1.85%) FATCA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) Simpana
1 1 (1.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) IBM
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Charles River
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) CommVault
4 1 (1.85%) Dell
4 1 (1.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.85%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.85%) Planview