The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 55 34 56
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 13 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.94% 3.85% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 4.02% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 7
Average daily rate £338 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £18.74 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-25.27% +24.90%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 845 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.72% 95.59% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 471 347
Average daily rate £350 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 11
Average hourly rate £13.73 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.16% +38.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the Glasgow region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.33%) Banking
8 4 (13.33%) CRM
8 4 (13.33%) ISEB
9 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (10.00%) Trillium
9 3 (10.00%) IBM
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.00%) MS Office
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
9 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (10.00%) VBA
9 3 (10.00%) MS Access
9 3 (10.00%) Data Management

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) GIS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) PVCS
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (6.67%) Derivative
1 2 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
2 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.00%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) R
3 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) Trillium
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.33%) Reuters
4 1 (3.33%) Talend
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter