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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 32 66 43
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 55 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.00% 0.89% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 0.97% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.94 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+15.72% +0.78%
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
1306 1134 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.91% 92.05% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 578 282
Average daily rate £380 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.40 £31.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 (44.57%) Migration
2 37 (40.22%) SQL
3 35 (38.04%) Finance
4 34 (36.96%) Banking
5 26 (28.26%) Data Analysis
5 26 (28.26%) Data Migration
6 22 (23.91%) Data Quality
7 21 (22.83%) Data Management
8 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (19.57%) ETL
10 15 (16.30%) Retail
11 14 (15.22%) Business Analysis
11 14 (15.22%) Data Cleansing
12 13 (14.13%) Oracle
13 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.96%) SAS
14 11 (11.96%) Data Modelling
14 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.96%) Project Management
14 11 (11.96%) Data Mapping
15 8 (8.70%) Data Governance
16 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
16 6 (6.52%) OLAP
16 6 (6.52%) MS Office
16 6 (6.52%) Master Data Management
17 5 (5.43%) SAP
17 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
17 5 (5.43%) Validation
17 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (11.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
3 4 (4.35%) MS Project
3 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) OLAP
3 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (4.35%) MS Access
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.09%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.09%) DataStage
7 1 (1.09%) BODI
7 1 (1.09%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) JMeter
1 4 (4.35%) JProfiler
1 4 (4.35%) VisualVM
General
1 35 (38.04%) Finance
2 34 (36.96%) Banking
3 15 (16.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Front Office
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) HTML
1 4 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.26%) FMCG
4 2 (2.17%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.17%) Derivative
4 2 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) Migration
2 26 (28.26%) Data Analysis
2 26 (28.26%) Data Migration
3 21 (22.83%) Data Management
4 18 (19.57%) ETL
5 14 (15.22%) Business Analysis
5 14 (15.22%) Data Cleansing
6 11 (11.96%) Data Mapping
6 11 (11.96%) Data Modelling
6 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (11.96%) Project Management
7 8 (8.70%) Data Governance
8 6 (6.52%) Master Data Management
9 5 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (5.43%) Validation
9 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.35%) UML
10 4 (4.35%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.22%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) Java
3 3 (3.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) VCP4
2 1 (1.09%) ISEB
2 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) SAP
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Informatica
4 2 (2.17%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.17%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.17%) RIMES
5 1 (1.09%) Remedy
5 1 (1.09%) Teradata
5 1 (1.09%) Sun
5 1 (1.09%) HP
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