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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 63 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 22 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 1.06% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.49% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £217 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +8.57%
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
940 808 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 71.63% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 388 318
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
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 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) UML
3 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 9 (19.57%) Banking
4 9 (19.57%) SAS
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 8 (17.39%) MS Access
5 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 8 (17.39%) Asset Management
6 7 (15.22%) Degree
6 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
6 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) Mainframe
7 6 (13.04%) VBA
7 6 (13.04%) Analytics
8 5 (10.87%) Investment Management
8 5 (10.87%) Data Management
8 5 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) Statistics
8 5 (10.87%) ETL
9 4 (8.70%) Benchmarking
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
9 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.70%) Operations Research
9 4 (8.70%) Use Case
9 4 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (8.70%) TSYS

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (19.57%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Project
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.17%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.17%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 8 (17.39%) MS Access
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (4.35%) ERwin
3 1 (2.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 26 (56.52%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) German Language
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) International Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Front Office
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Data Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Fraud Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) UML Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Data Modeller
7 2 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) SAS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Microstrategy Developer
8 1 (2.17%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Office Support
8 1 (2.17%) Programme Office Assistant
8 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.87%) Statistics
3 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) Equities
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) UML
2 10 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 8 (17.39%) Asset Management
4 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.04%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Analytics
6 5 (10.87%) Investment Management
6 5 (10.87%) Data Management
6 5 (10.87%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) ETL
7 4 (8.70%) Benchmarking
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.70%) Operations Research
7 4 (8.70%) Use Case
7 4 (8.70%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (6.52%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) VBA
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) EMIR
1 1 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.17%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) TSYS
3 2 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (4.35%) Charles River
4 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
4 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.17%) Business Objects