The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analytics
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 5 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.90% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 8
Median daily rate £463 £350 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
713 1219 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.48% 83.21% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 640 619
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analytics across the Edinburgh region.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk
3 4 (28.57%) Big Data
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) SAS
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) CEH
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) CISSP
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Law
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line

Data Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) GIS
3 1 (7.14%) Looker
3 1 (7.14%) QGIS
3 1 (7.14%) Spatial Data
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) MI Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Report Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Credit Risk
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (21.43%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Ontologies
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) CEH
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos