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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 67 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Analytics 11 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.90% 1.28% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.81% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £358 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £41.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-49.70% +131.94%
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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
905 831 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.30% 70.96% 67.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 398 346
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 22
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (25.00%) SAS
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Marketing
4 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 8 (22.22%) VBA
5 7 (19.44%) ERP
5 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (19.44%) Business Analytics
6 6 (16.67%) User Experience
6 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (13.89%) DSDM
7 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) TSYS
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) People Management
8 4 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 4 (11.11%) SEO
8 4 (11.11%) Banking
8 4 (11.11%) Pay per click
8 4 (11.11%) Statistics
8 4 (11.11%) Operations Research
8 4 (11.11%) Benchmarking
8 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 9 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Project
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Advertising
5 2 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Fraud Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) XML
1 1 (2.78%) XML Messaging
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) User Experience
3 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 4 (11.11%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (19.44%) ERP
2 7 (19.44%) Business Analytics
3 6 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) DSDM
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) SEO
5 4 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 4 (11.11%) Pay per click
5 4 (11.11%) Operations Research
5 4 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (11.11%) User Stories
5 4 (11.11%) People Management
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
1 8 (22.22%) VBA
2 2 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) TSYS
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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