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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 49 71 37
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 36 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 0.92% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 0.98% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £402 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.93% +7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £287 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £320 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £14.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -9.77%
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
1343 1119 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.51% 93.72% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 672 331
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 34 (37.36%) SQL
2 34 (37.36%) Banking
3 30 (32.97%) Migration
4 27 (29.67%) Data Analysis
5 22 (24.18%) Data Migration
6 17 (18.68%) Data Mapping
7 15 (16.48%) ETL
7 15 (16.48%) Business Analysis
8 14 (15.38%) Data Management
8 14 (15.38%) Retail
8 14 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 14 (15.38%) Oracle
8 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (14.29%) Data Quality
9 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.19%) SAS
11 10 (10.99%) Project Management
12 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.89%) Data Mining
12 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (9.89%) Data Cleansing
13 8 (8.79%) MS Access
14 7 (7.69%) VBA
15 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
15 6 (6.59%) UML
15 6 (6.59%) MS Office
15 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (6.59%) Validation

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (13.19%) SAS
2 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) Lync
4 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) WAN
1 3 (3.30%) DNS
1 3 (3.30%) LAN
1 3 (3.30%) VoIP
2 2 (2.20%) WLAN
2 2 (2.20%) DHCP
2 2 (2.20%) SAN
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) Data Mining
2 8 (8.79%) MS Access
3 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.49%) OLAP
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.10%) Big Data
8 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
General
1 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 34 (37.36%) Banking
3 14 (15.38%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.30%) FMCG
3 3 (3.30%) Statistics
4 2 (2.20%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
2 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Migration
2 27 (29.67%) Data Analysis
3 22 (24.18%) Data Migration
4 17 (18.68%) Data Mapping
5 15 (16.48%) ETL
5 15 (16.48%) Business Analysis
6 14 (15.38%) Data Management
6 14 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.99%) Project Management
8 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.89%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (6.59%) UML
9 6 (6.59%) Validation
9 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Data Transformation
10 5 (5.49%) Data Governance
10 5 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (4.40%) Change Management
11 4 (4.40%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (1.10%) C
3 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) vSphere
1 3 (3.30%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) HP
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.30%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.10%) Teradata
5 1 (1.10%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.10%) Remedy
5 1 (1.10%) Informatica
5 1 (1.10%) Sun
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