The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 39 66 42
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -24
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 40 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.93% 1.23% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 1.70% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £271 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £358
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £16.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -55.40%
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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
1058 883 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.45% 72.32% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 475 199
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £29.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 34 (47.89%) Banking
2 28 (39.44%) SQL
3 26 (36.62%) Finance
4 20 (28.17%) Data Modelling
5 18 (25.35%) Migration
5 18 (25.35%) Business Analysis
5 18 (25.35%) Data Quality
6 17 (23.94%) Data Management
7 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (18.31%) Oracle
9 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
9 12 (16.90%) Project Management
10 11 (15.49%) UML
11 10 (14.08%) Retail
11 10 (14.08%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (12.68%) Data Mining
12 9 (12.68%) ETL
12 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.27%) MS Access
13 8 (11.27%) Data Governance
13 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.27%) Data Cleansing
14 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
14 7 (9.86%) Investment Management
14 7 (9.86%) Data Mapping
14 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
14 7 (9.86%) MS Visio
15 6 (8.45%) SAS
15 6 (8.45%) MS Office
15 6 (8.45%) SAP

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.41%) CICS
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.45%) MS Office
4 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (7.04%) MS Project
5 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) Data Mining
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MS Access
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.04%) PowerCenter
4 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) ERwin
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 34 (47.89%) Banking
2 26 (36.62%) Finance
3 10 (14.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (83.10%) Analyst
2 26 (36.62%) Data Analyst
3 23 (32.39%) Business Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) ETL Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) UML Business Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) SAS Data Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) SAS Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.23%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 2 (2.82%) Business Data Analyst
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) XML
2 3 (4.23%) XSLT
3 1 (1.41%) RESTful
3 1 (1.41%) JSON
3 1 (1.41%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.23%) FMCG
4 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Kindle
5 1 (1.41%) VSAM
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) UNIX
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Data Modelling
2 18 (25.35%) Migration
2 18 (25.35%) Business Analysis
3 17 (23.94%) Data Management
4 14 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.90%) Project Management
6 11 (15.49%) UML
7 10 (14.08%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (12.68%) ETL
9 8 (11.27%) Data Governance
9 8 (11.27%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
10 7 (9.86%) Investment Management
10 7 (9.86%) Data Mapping
10 7 (9.86%) Asset Management
11 5 (7.04%) Validation
12 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Data Management
12 4 (5.63%) Data Validation
12 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (5.63%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) VCP4
2 1 (1.41%) IIBA
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) SAP
3 5 (7.04%) CA
3 5 (7.04%) Informatica
4 2 (2.82%) Charles River
4 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) RIMES
5 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
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