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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 68 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 25 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 2.30% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.45% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 9
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£404 £350 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% +70.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £216 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £407 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 - £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 - £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 25 (40.98%) Banking
3 23 (37.70%) SQL
4 15 (24.59%) Data Mapping
5 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
6 13 (21.31%) Data Management
6 13 (21.31%) Data Analysis
7 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
7 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.03%) SAS
9 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.75%) Data Quality
11 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (13.11%) Migration
11 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
11 8 (13.11%) Data Mining
11 8 (13.11%) MS Office
12 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
12 7 (11.48%) Retail
12 7 (11.48%) Data Migration
13 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
13 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
14 5 (8.20%) ETL
14 5 (8.20%) VBA
14 5 (8.20%) Oracle
14 5 (8.20%) MS Access
14 5 (8.20%) Project Management
15 4 (6.56%) Change Management
15 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (18.03%) SAS
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Lync
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 14 (22.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) MS Office
3 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (4.92%) MS Project
6 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LAN
1 3 (4.92%) VoIP
1 3 (4.92%) WAN
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
2 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.28%) DHCP
2 2 (3.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Data Mining
2 5 (8.20%) MS Access
3 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Toad
1 1 (1.64%) ERwin
General
1 37 (60.66%) Finance
2 25 (40.98%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.64%) GIS
4 1 (1.64%) Statistics
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
1 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) Data Mapping
2 13 (21.31%) Data Management
2 13 (21.31%) Data Analysis
3 12 (19.67%) Business Analysis
4 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.11%) Migration
5 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
6 7 (11.48%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.20%) ETL
8 5 (8.20%) Project Management
9 4 (6.56%) Change Management
9 4 (6.56%) Target Operating Model
10 3 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.92%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.92%) Change Control
10 3 (4.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) VBA
3 2 (3.28%) C
4 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
1 3 (4.92%) vSphere
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 3 (4.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) Charles River
4 2 (3.28%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.64%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) ESRI
5 1 (1.64%) GoldenSource
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