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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 47 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 31 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.25% 1.66% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.29% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -34.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.19 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -4.10%
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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
1055 828 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 72.13% 66.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 434 230
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 24 (42.11%) Banking
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 22 (38.60%) Finance
4 13 (22.81%) Migration
4 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
4 13 (22.81%) Data Quality
5 12 (21.05%) Data Management
5 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
6 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
7 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.04%) Retail
8 8 (14.04%) Systems Analysis
8 8 (14.04%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (14.04%) Project Management
9 7 (12.28%) UML
9 7 (12.28%) Oracle
9 7 (12.28%) SAS
9 7 (12.28%) Investment Management
9 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.53%) Markit EDM
10 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
11 5 (8.77%) MS Office
11 5 (8.77%) Data Mining
11 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (8.77%) Data Mapping
12 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Data Management
12 4 (7.02%) Data Governance
12 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (12.28%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.77%) MS Office
4 4 (7.02%) MS Project
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.02%) MS Access
3 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.75%) ERwin
General
1 24 (42.11%) Banking
2 22 (38.60%) Finance
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (84.21%) Analyst
2 23 (40.35%) Data Analyst
3 18 (31.58%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.26%) SAS Data Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (3.51%) UML Business Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) MI Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) XML
1 3 (5.26%) XSLT
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.75%) Kindle
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Migration
1 13 (22.81%) Business Analysis
2 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (21.05%) Data Management
2 12 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 8 (14.04%) Project Management
3 8 (14.04%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (14.04%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (12.28%) Investment Management
4 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
4 7 (12.28%) UML
5 5 (8.77%) Data Mapping
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Data Management
6 4 (7.02%) Data Governance
6 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Use Case
8 2 (3.51%) Data Architecture
8 2 (3.51%) Time Management
8 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) Charles River
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) RIMES
3 1 (1.75%) CA
3 1 (1.75%) Informatica
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.75%) Ab Initio
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
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