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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 38 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 50 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.42% 3.20% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 3.49% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 5
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £325 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.10 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% +0.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +22.03%
Data Analyst
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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
1401 1117 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.83% 91.56% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 587 398
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 25
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £37.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 41 (56.16%) SQL
2 34 (46.58%) Migration
3 31 (42.47%) Finance
4 26 (35.62%) Banking
5 23 (31.51%) Data Quality
6 22 (30.14%) Data Migration
7 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (27.40%) Data Analysis
8 15 (20.55%) Retail
8 15 (20.55%) ETL
9 14 (19.18%) Data Management
9 14 (19.18%) Data Cleansing
10 11 (15.07%) Oracle
11 10 (13.70%) SAS
11 10 (13.70%) Data Mapping
12 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
13 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
13 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
14 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
14 7 (9.59%) Project Management
15 6 (8.22%) MS Office
15 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
16 5 (6.85%) Data Governance
16 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
17 4 (5.48%) Front Office
17 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
17 4 (5.48%) JMeter
17 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (13.70%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
3 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.48%) MS Project
3 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.11%) MS Access
4 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.37%) BODI
5 1 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (1.37%) OLAP
5 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JMeter
1 4 (5.48%) JProfiler
1 4 (5.48%) VisualVM
General
1 31 (42.47%) Finance
2 26 (35.62%) Banking
3 15 (20.55%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Front Office
4 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Back Office
5 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Fixed Income
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Derivative
2 2 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.37%) Kindle
3 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Migration
2 22 (30.14%) Data Migration
3 20 (27.40%) Data Analysis
4 15 (20.55%) ETL
5 14 (19.18%) Data Management
5 14 (19.18%) Data Cleansing
6 10 (13.70%) Data Mapping
7 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
8 8 (10.96%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.59%) Project Management
10 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (6.85%) Data Governance
11 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
12 4 (5.48%) Performance Engineering
13 3 (4.11%) Analytics
13 3 (4.11%) Systems Analysis
13 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 3 (4.11%) Informatica
3 2 (2.74%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.74%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.74%) RIMES
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Charles River
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