The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 54 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing Analytics 26 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.90% 0.62% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.87% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £31.71 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-30.66% +32.12%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Analytics across the Edinburgh region.

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Edinburgh region.

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics.

1 18 (43.90%) Finance
1 18 (43.90%) Banking
2 17 (41.46%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (36.59%) SAS
4 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (24.39%) Teradata
5 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
6 8 (19.51%) ETL
6 8 (19.51%) Informatica
6 8 (19.51%) Big Data
7 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.07%) SQL
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle
7 7 (17.07%) Migration
7 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.07%) Social Media
8 6 (14.63%) Retail
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.20%) SOA
9 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
9 5 (12.20%) Web Analytics
9 5 (12.20%) Data Management
9 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
9 5 (12.20%) Data Analytics
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (9.76%) Reference Data
10 4 (9.76%) Data Extraction
10 4 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (9.76%) TOGAF

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (36.59%) SAS
2 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) SPSS
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Agresso
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) Siebel Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) Big Data
4 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.32%) DB2
5 3 (7.32%) OLAP
5 3 (7.32%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.44%) DecisionStream
7 1 (2.44%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.44%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (2.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) ERwin
1 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.44%) Xcode
1 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
1 18 (43.90%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Digital Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Web Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (4.88%) SEO Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.88%) MI Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) SAS Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
1 3 (7.32%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.44%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) CSS3
2 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.07%) Social Media
2 4 (9.76%) Reference Data
2 4 (9.76%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Android
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.51%) ETL
3 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) SOA
5 5 (12.20%) Web Analytics
5 5 (12.20%) Data Management
5 5 (12.20%) Data Analytics
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (9.76%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.76%) CRM
6 4 (9.76%) EAI
6 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.76%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) Quality Management
7 3 (7.32%) Data Security
7 3 (7.32%) Security Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Teradata
2 8 (19.51%) Informatica
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) Cognos
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Sybase
5 3 (7.32%) Google
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Siebel
7 1 (2.44%) GoldenSource
7 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
Edinburgh
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago