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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 37 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 34 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.97% 2.44% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 2.61% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 8
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£325 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £124 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £430 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £11.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 - £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 - £11.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +11.81%
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
819 767 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.57% 93.65% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 349 371
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 50 (72.46%) Finance
2 32 (46.38%) SQL
3 29 (42.03%) Data Analysis
4 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (20.29%) Migration
7 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
8 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (14.49%) Data Quality
9 10 (14.49%) Data Migration
10 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
10 9 (13.04%) Banking
11 7 (10.14%) Data Management
11 7 (10.14%) Financial Institution
12 6 (8.70%) SAS
12 6 (8.70%) Data Transformation
13 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
13 5 (7.25%) Data Mapping
13 5 (7.25%) Metadata Management
13 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (7.25%) Degree
13 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (7.25%) Teradata
13 5 (7.25%) UNIX
13 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
14 4 (5.80%) MS Access
14 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (8.70%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) MS Access
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 50 (72.46%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Data Analysis
2 21 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (20.29%) Migration
4 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.49%) Data Migration
6 7 (10.14%) Data Management
7 6 (8.70%) Data Transformation
8 5 (7.25%) Data Mapping
8 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.25%) Metadata Management
9 4 (5.80%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (5.80%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) ITIL
10 3 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
11 2 (2.90%) CRM
11 2 (2.90%) Process Management
11 2 (2.90%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) C
3 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CRISC
3 1 (1.45%) CISA
3 1 (1.45%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.45%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Teradata
2 3 (4.35%) Tableau
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Sybase
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos