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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 46 49 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 26 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.05% 1.68% 4.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 1.77% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 19
Average daily rate
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£285 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £130 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £380 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -6.06%
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
801 622 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.90% 95.11% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 335 387
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.10 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 27 (71.05%) Data Analysis
2 20 (52.63%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Banking
5 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
5 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (23.68%) VBA
6 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.42%) Migration
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
8 6 (15.79%) ETL
9 5 (13.16%) SAS
9 5 (13.16%) Informatica
9 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
9 5 (13.16%) Sybase
9 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
10 4 (10.53%) QlikView
10 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
10 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.53%) C#
11 3 (7.89%) Oracle
11 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.89%) MS Access
11 3 (7.89%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.89%) Data Governance

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.53%) QlikView
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) MS Access
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Equities
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Data Analysis
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 6 (15.79%) ETL
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Data Governance
7 3 (7.89%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Data Transformation
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) Data Management
9 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Information Management
9 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) VBA
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) Business Objects
2 5 (13.16%) Informatica
2 5 (13.16%) Sybase
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.63%) Charles River