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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 56 62 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 24 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.88% 1.29% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.79% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £435 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £4.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.95% +48.52%
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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
925 837 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.38% 71.78% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 404 322
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.65 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 October 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 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Banking
3 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 11 (21.57%) UML
4 11 (21.57%) SAS
5 10 (19.61%) Oracle
5 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
7 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
8 7 (13.73%) MS Access
8 7 (13.73%) Project Management
9 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 6 (11.76%) Analytics
9 6 (11.76%) Degree
9 6 (11.76%) Data Management
9 6 (11.76%) Migration
10 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (9.80%) Statistics
10 5 (9.80%) ETL
10 5 (9.80%) VBA
10 5 (9.80%) Mainframe
11 4 (7.84%) MS Office
11 4 (7.84%) Benchmarking
11 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
11 4 (7.84%) TSYS
11 4 (7.84%) Markit EDM
11 4 (7.84%) Statistical Modelling
11 4 (7.84%) Operations Research

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 11 (21.57%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.88%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.96%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.96%) HiPortfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.73%) MS Access
3 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) ERwin
1 1 (1.96%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (47.06%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) International Banking
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Analyst
2 22 (43.14%) Business Analyst
3 15 (29.41%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Fraud Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) UML Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Data Modeller
7 2 (3.92%) SAS Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 1 (1.96%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Statistics
2 5 (9.80%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Kindle
4 1 (1.96%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Derivative
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Business Analysis
2 11 (21.57%) UML
3 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.76%) Analytics
5 6 (11.76%) Data Management
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) ETL
7 4 (7.84%) Benchmarking
7 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.84%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (7.84%) Operations Research
7 4 (7.84%) Use Case
8 3 (5.88%) ERP
9 2 (3.92%) Workflow
9 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.92%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) VBA
3 1 (1.96%) VB
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) EMIR
1 1 (1.96%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.96%) FINREP
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) TSYS
3 3 (5.88%) Charles River
4 2 (3.92%) RIMES
5 1 (1.96%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Ab Initio
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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