The table below looks at the statistics for Data Governance skills 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 Governance over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Governance
Rank 75 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.82% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.13% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1113 887 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 465 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Data Governance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Governance across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Governance Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Governance
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Governance Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Governance also 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 that cited Data Governance.

1 14 (100.00%) Data Management
2 10 (71.43%) Data Quality
3 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
3 9 (64.29%) Project Management
4 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) SAP
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
7 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
7 4 (28.57%) ETL
7 4 (28.57%) MS Project
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) Validation
7 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Data Validation
7 4 (28.57%) Master Data Management
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) FMCG
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) SAS
9 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
10 1 (7.14%) Degree
10 1 (7.14%) Reference Data

Data Governance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Governance also 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 that cited Data Governance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) SAS Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) SAS Data Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Data Steward
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) FMCG
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Management
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Master Data Management
4 4 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 4 (28.57%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP