The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 80 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 13 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 3.61% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 3.75% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 11
Average daily rate £425 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £124 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.19 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-9.27% -3.00%
Data Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1362 1306 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 96.10% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 713 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) Banking
4 10 (25.00%) Data Management
5 9 (22.50%) Data Analysis
6 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
8 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (12.50%) ETL
9 5 (12.50%) Oracle
9 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) GIS
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
10 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (10.00%) Markit EDM
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.00%) SAS
10 4 (10.00%) Informatica
11 3 (7.50%) SAP
11 3 (7.50%) VBA
11 3 (7.50%) Analytics
11 3 (7.50%) Physical Data Model
11 3 (7.50%) QGIS

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.50%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (2.50%) SAP QM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.50%) GIS
3 3 (7.50%) QGIS
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.50%) Star Schema
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Equities
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Data Management
2 9 (22.50%) Data Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.50%) ETL
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Data Governance
7 3 (7.50%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (5.00%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
8 2 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VBA
3 2 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Informatica
4 3 (7.50%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.00%) ESRI
5 2 (5.00%) Mapinfo
5 2 (5.00%) Reuters
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
iKas International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago