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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 40 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 45 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.08% 1.76% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 2.42% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £402 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +14.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £233 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.81 £22.83 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-13.19% -15.46%
Data Analysis
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
1119 910 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.49% 72.80% 70.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 530 261
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 43 (55.13%) Banking
2 38 (48.72%) Finance
3 31 (39.74%) SQL
4 27 (34.62%) Data Modelling
5 22 (28.21%) Business Analysis
6 19 (24.36%) Data Quality
7 18 (23.08%) Migration
7 18 (23.08%) Oracle
8 15 (19.23%) Retail
9 14 (17.95%) Data Mapping
9 14 (17.95%) UML
10 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (16.67%) Project Management
11 11 (14.10%) ETL
11 11 (14.10%) SAS
11 11 (14.10%) Data Management
12 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.82%) MS Access
12 10 (12.82%) Data Mining
12 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
13 9 (11.54%) Data Migration
14 8 (10.26%) Data Cleansing
14 8 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
14 8 (10.26%) UNIX
15 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
15 7 (8.97%) ERwin
15 7 (8.97%) CA
15 7 (8.97%) Informatica
15 7 (8.97%) PowerCenter

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (14.10%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.13%) MS Project
3 4 (5.13%) MS Office
4 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) MS Access
1 10 (12.82%) Data Mining
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.97%) PowerCenter
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) ERwin
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 43 (55.13%) Banking
2 38 (48.72%) Finance
3 15 (19.23%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (80.77%) Analyst
2 30 (38.46%) Data Analyst
3 23 (29.49%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) SAS Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
5 7 (8.97%) ETL Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) SAS Data Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Data Business Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Developer
11 1 (1.28%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.28%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) XML
2 3 (3.85%) XSLT
3 1 (1.28%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.28%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) Credit Risk
2 7 (8.97%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.85%) FMCG
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) Equities
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) VSAM
5 1 (1.28%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) UNIX
2 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Data Modelling
2 22 (28.21%) Business Analysis
3 18 (23.08%) Migration
4 14 (17.95%) Data Mapping
4 14 (17.95%) UML
5 13 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (16.67%) Project Management
6 11 (14.10%) ETL
6 11 (14.10%) Data Management
7 9 (11.54%) Data Migration
8 8 (10.26%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (8.97%) Data Governance
10 5 (6.41%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (6.41%) Data Transformation
11 4 (5.13%) Master Data Management
11 4 (5.13%) Data Validation
11 4 (5.13%) Investment Management
11 4 (5.13%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) VBA
2 1 (1.28%) COBOL
2 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) CA
2 7 (8.97%) Informatica
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago