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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 42 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Contract jobs citing Analytics 41 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.78% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 0.76% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £365 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £365 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +52.38%
Analytics
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
1127 926 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.30% 72.57% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 530 253
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 42 (61.76%) Banking
2 35 (51.47%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (50.00%) Finance
4 29 (42.65%) SAS
5 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (23.53%) Teradata
7 15 (22.06%) ETL
8 14 (20.59%) SQL
9 13 (19.12%) Retail
10 12 (17.65%) Migration
10 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.71%) Big Data
11 10 (14.71%) Data Analytics
11 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (11.76%) Hadoop
13 7 (10.29%) Informatica
13 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
13 7 (10.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
14 6 (8.82%) Data Extraction
14 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
15 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
15 5 (7.35%) ISEB
15 5 (7.35%) Project Management
15 5 (7.35%) Java
15 5 (7.35%) Oracle
15 5 (7.35%) SharePoint

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (42.65%) SAS
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Agresso
1 1 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (51.47%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (14.71%) Big Data
3 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 8 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 7 (10.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.47%) DecisionStream
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) OLAP
6 1 (1.47%) MS Access
6 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.47%) Xcode
1 1 (1.47%) Android Studio
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (61.76%) Banking
2 34 (50.00%) Finance
3 13 (19.12%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Analyst
2 17 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 8 (11.76%) Designer
3 8 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Solutions Designer
4 7 (10.29%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) SAS Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Administrator
5 6 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Digital Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Web Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Data Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Solutions Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 2 (2.94%) SEO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) CSS
1 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.47%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) XML
2 1 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.47%) JSON
2 1 (1.47%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (1.47%) CSS3
2 1 (1.47%) PhoneGap
2 1 (1.47%) RESTful
2 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Data Extraction
3 5 (7.35%) Credit Risk
3 5 (7.35%) Social Media
4 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Equities
5 1 (1.47%) Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Linux
1 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (22.06%) ETL
3 12 (17.65%) Migration
3 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (14.71%) Data Analytics
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
6 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 5 (7.35%) SOA
6 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.35%) Web Application Development
6 5 (7.35%) Risk Analytics
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.88%) Web Analytics
7 4 (5.88%) Data Management
7 4 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
7 4 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.88%) EAI
7 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.47%) C
4 1 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) FATCA
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Teradata
2 7 (10.29%) Informatica
3 6 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) Pega
6 2 (2.94%) Cognos
7 1 (1.47%) Sun
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Apple
7 1 (1.47%) Sybase
7 1 (1.47%) Siebel
7 1 (1.47%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.47%) Tableau
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