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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 59 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 35 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 1.70% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.14% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £328 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
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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
1346 935 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.30% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 513 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 56 (65.12%) Finance
2 53 (61.63%) Banking
3 28 (32.56%) Data Modelling
4 27 (31.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (29.07%) SQL
6 21 (24.42%) Business Analysis
7 15 (17.44%) Target Operating Model
8 14 (16.28%) Migration
9 12 (13.95%) Retail
10 11 (12.79%) Asset Management
10 11 (12.79%) ETL
10 11 (12.79%) SAS
11 10 (11.63%) Informatica
11 10 (11.63%) PowerCenter
11 10 (11.63%) UNIX
12 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
12 9 (10.47%) Data Mapping
12 9 (10.47%) Data Quality
13 8 (9.30%) Degree
13 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (9.30%) Analytics
13 8 (9.30%) VBA
13 8 (9.30%) Oracle
14 7 (8.14%) Data Mining
14 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
14 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
14 7 (8.14%) Systems Analysis
14 7 (8.14%) Data Management
14 7 (8.14%) Credit Risk

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (12.79%) SAS
2 5 (5.81%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.33%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) PowerCenter
2 7 (8.14%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.49%) MS Access
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) ERwin
2 1 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 56 (65.12%) Finance
2 53 (61.63%) Banking
3 12 (13.95%) Retail
4 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.65%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (73.26%) Analyst
2 41 (47.67%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Data Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Banking Business Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Architect
5 7 (8.14%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) SAS Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) ETL Architect
6 4 (4.65%) MI Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Administrator
8 2 (2.33%) Financial Business Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (2.33%) Informatica Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (1.16%) SAP XI
1 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.16%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Data Integration
2 7 (8.14%) Credit Risk
3 6 (6.98%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.81%) VSAM
5 4 (4.65%) Derivative
6 2 (2.33%) Equities
7 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) UNIX
2 2 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.16%) AIX
3 1 (1.16%) Linux
3 1 (1.16%) zOS
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Data Modelling
2 27 (31.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (24.42%) Business Analysis
4 15 (17.44%) Target Operating Model
5 14 (16.28%) Migration
6 11 (12.79%) Asset Management
6 11 (12.79%) ETL
7 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
7 9 (10.47%) Data Mapping
8 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Analytics
9 7 (8.14%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (8.14%) Data Management
10 6 (6.98%) Project Management
10 6 (6.98%) Investment Management
11 5 (5.81%) Change Management
11 5 (5.81%) SDLC
12 4 (4.65%) Data Transformation
12 4 (4.65%) ETL Development
12 4 (4.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) VBA
3 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) EMIR
2 1 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Informatica
2 8 (9.30%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) Charles River
4 4 (4.65%) CA
5 3 (3.49%) SAP
6 2 (2.33%) Calypso
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.16%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.16%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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