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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 50 47 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 14 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.92% 1.94% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 2.05% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£381 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.71 £17.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +27.77%
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
687 585 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.24% 94.81% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 287 383
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Average hourly rate £16.16 £10.93 £16.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -33.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 20 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) Banking
5 10 (28.57%) Migration
6 9 (25.71%) VBA
6 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
7 8 (22.86%) ETL
7 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
8 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (14.29%) Business Objects
9 5 (14.29%) SAS
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.29%) Data Mapping
9 5 (14.29%) Data Transformation
10 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
10 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.43%) C#
10 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
11 3 (8.57%) Oracle
11 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
11 3 (8.57%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
12 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
12 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
12 2 (5.71%) QlikView
12 2 (5.71%) Data Governance
12 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.86%) Equities
4 1 (2.86%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 10 (28.57%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) ETL
3 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Governance
8 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Customer Insight
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
8 1 (2.86%) Campaign Management
8 1 (2.86%) Campaign Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Line Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.86%) Information Management
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) VBA
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (5.71%) Sybase
4 2 (5.71%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) Trillium