The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 62 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 25 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.98% 2.63% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.78% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 11
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£350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £145 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £15.88 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.81% -6.61%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 972 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.83% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 454 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) Finance
3 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
4 11 (29.73%) ETL
5 9 (24.32%) Migration
6 8 (21.62%) Banking
6 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
7 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
7 7 (18.92%) Oracle
8 6 (16.22%) UNIX
8 6 (16.22%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (16.22%) VBA
8 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
9 5 (13.51%) ISEB
9 5 (13.51%) SAS
9 5 (13.51%) FTP
9 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.81%) OLAP
10 4 (10.81%) Star Schema
10 4 (10.81%) Data Mart
10 4 (10.81%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
11 3 (8.11%) Retail
11 3 (8.11%) Investment Management
11 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (13.51%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.70%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Discoverer
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) OLAP
3 4 (10.81%) Star Schema
3 4 (10.81%) Data Mart
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (5.41%) ERwin
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Statistics
1 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis
2 11 (29.73%) ETL
3 9 (24.32%) Migration
4 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.81%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.11%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
9 2 (5.41%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Data Governance
9 2 (5.41%) UML
9 2 (5.41%) Data Management
10 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) VBA
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.51%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) MiFID
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.70%) Basel II
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) Charles River
2 2 (5.41%) Teradata
3 1 (2.70%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.70%) Informatica
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