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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 55 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 30 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.06% 2.02% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 2.79% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 8
Average daily rate
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£390 £300 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £8.85 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.38% +2.85%
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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
1088 860 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.57% 72.39% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 462 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £180.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Banking
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) Data Management
5 12 (22.64%) Migration
6 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
6 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
7 10 (18.87%) Data Quality
7 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (16.98%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (15.09%) UML
9 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
9 8 (15.09%) SAS
9 8 (15.09%) Project Management
10 7 (13.21%) Oracle
10 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
10 7 (13.21%) Markit EDM
11 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
11 6 (11.32%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
12 5 (9.43%) Data Mining
12 5 (9.43%) MS Access
12 5 (9.43%) MS Office
12 5 (9.43%) Retail
12 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Data Management
13 4 (7.55%) Use Case
13 4 (7.55%) Data Governance

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (15.09%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.43%) MS Office
4 4 (7.55%) MS Project
5 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) MS Access
2 5 (9.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Analyst
2 20 (37.74%) Data Analyst
3 19 (35.85%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) SAS Data Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Business Data Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.89%) VSAM
2 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
2 1 (1.89%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Data Management
2 12 (22.64%) Migration
3 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
4 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.98%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (15.09%) UML
6 8 (15.09%) Data Modelling
6 8 (15.09%) Project Management
7 7 (13.21%) Asset Management
8 6 (11.32%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
9 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Data Management
10 4 (7.55%) Use Case
10 4 (7.55%) Data Governance
10 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
11 3 (5.66%) Data Mapping
11 3 (5.66%) ERP
12 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (3.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
2 1 (1.89%) COBOL
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
1 1 (1.89%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) FINREP
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 3 (5.66%) Charles River
3 2 (3.77%) RIMES
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Ab Initio
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