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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 56 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 20 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 0.98% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.36% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £17.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -
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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
897 810 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.44% 71.87% 67.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 385 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) UML
2 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 10 (23.26%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) SAS
4 9 (20.93%) Banking
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
6 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
6 7 (16.28%) MS Access
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) Asset Management
6 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (13.95%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Degree
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.63%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Mainframe
8 5 (11.63%) ETL
8 5 (11.63%) VBA
8 5 (11.63%) Statistics
8 5 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Data Management
9 4 (9.30%) Operations Research
9 4 (9.30%) Markit EDM
9 4 (9.30%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (9.30%) TSYS
9 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
9 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (23.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.33%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (2.33%) MultiFonds
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MS Access
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (4.65%) ERwin
3 1 (2.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) International Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Analyst
2 17 (39.53%) Business Analyst
3 15 (34.88%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Fraud Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.65%) SAS Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.63%) Statistics
3 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.33%) Equities
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Kindle
4 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) UML
1 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
2 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
3 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) Asset Management
4 6 (13.95%) Analytics
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) ETL
5 5 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Data Management
6 4 (9.30%) Operations Research
6 4 (9.30%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (9.30%) Investment Management
6 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.30%) Benchmarking
7 3 (6.98%) ERP
7 3 (6.98%) Use Case
7 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) VB
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) EMIR
1 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.33%) FINREP
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) TSYS
3 3 (6.98%) Charles River
4 2 (4.65%) RIMES
4 2 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
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