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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 41 67 43
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 49 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.36% 1.03% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 1.10% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.51%
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 £18.74 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+24.90% -6.25%
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
1376 1179 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 93.42% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 662 316
Average daily rate £375 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.30 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 April 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 43 (42.16%) Finance
2 42 (41.18%) SQL
3 38 (37.25%) Banking
4 36 (35.29%) Migration
5 30 (29.41%) Data Analysis
6 22 (21.57%) Data Migration
7 20 (19.61%) Data Management
7 20 (19.61%) Data Quality
8 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 17 (16.67%) Data Mapping
9 17 (16.67%) ETL
10 16 (15.69%) Data Modelling
11 15 (14.71%) SAS
11 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
11 15 (14.71%) Oracle
11 15 (14.71%) Retail
12 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
13 12 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
14 11 (10.78%) Project Management
14 11 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (8.82%) Data Mining
16 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (7.84%) MS Access
16 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (6.86%) Validation
17 7 (6.86%) MS Office
17 7 (6.86%) Data Governance
18 6 (5.88%) Master Data Management
18 6 (5.88%) Data Transformation

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (14.71%) SAS
2 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Lync
4 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
3 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.94%) MS Project
6 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.96%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) LAN
1 3 (2.94%) VoIP
1 3 (2.94%) WAN
1 3 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (1.96%) SAN
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.96%) DHCP
2 2 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.82%) Data Mining
3 8 (7.84%) MS Access
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.90%) OLAP
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.98%) Big Data
9 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) JMeter
1 1 (0.98%) JProfiler
1 1 (0.98%) VisualVM
General
1 43 (42.16%) Finance
2 38 (37.25%) Banking
3 15 (14.71%) Retail
4 4 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.96%) Front Office
6 2 (1.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) HTML
1 1 (0.98%) CSS
1 1 (0.98%) Web Services
1 1 (0.98%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.94%) Statistics
4 3 (2.94%) FMCG
5 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.96%) Derivative
5 2 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Windows
1 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.29%) Migration
2 30 (29.41%) Data Analysis
3 22 (21.57%) Data Migration
4 20 (19.61%) Data Management
5 17 (16.67%) Data Mapping
5 17 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 17 (16.67%) ETL
6 16 (15.69%) Data Modelling
7 12 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
8 11 (10.78%) Project Management
9 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.86%) Validation
10 7 (6.86%) Data Governance
11 6 (5.88%) Master Data Management
11 6 (5.88%) Data Transformation
11 6 (5.88%) UML
12 5 (4.90%) GAP Analysis
13 4 (3.92%) Change Management
13 4 (3.92%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.18%) SQL
2 5 (4.90%) VBA
3 1 (0.98%) Java
3 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.61%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.94%) vSphere
2 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.92%) SAP
4 3 (2.94%) Cisco
4 3 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.94%) HP
4 3 (2.94%) Informatica
4 3 (2.94%) VMware
5 2 (1.96%) RIMES
5 2 (1.96%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.98%) Remedy
6 1 (0.98%) Teradata
6 1 (0.98%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.98%) Sun
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