The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 100 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Analytics 29 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.04% 0.82% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.17% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £395 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.53% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £48.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-60.41% +143.03%
Analytics
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2126 1714 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.06% 69.90% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 862 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 14 £375 +20.96% 13
Glasgow -9 6 £375 -16.66% 6
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 11 (16.67%) SAS
4 11 (16.67%) VBA
5 10 (15.15%) SQL
5 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.64%) Marketing
7 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.61%) ERP
8 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.61%) Degree
8 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.61%) Business Analytics
9 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (9.09%) Banking
9 6 (9.09%) Cognos
9 6 (9.09%) Benchmarking
10 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
10 5 (7.58%) IBM
10 5 (7.58%) DSDM
10 5 (7.58%) Linux
10 5 (7.58%) XML
10 5 (7.58%) UNIX
10 5 (7.58%) Migration
10 5 (7.58%) Scrum

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.67%) SAS
2 2 (3.03%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (6.06%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (4.55%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.52%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) KDB
4 3 (4.55%) Spotfire
5 2 (3.03%) QlikView
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.52%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.52%) OLAP
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.52%) MS Access
6 1 (1.52%) DecisionStream
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Marketing
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Advertising
5 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Consultant
3 10 (15.15%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.61%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Fraud Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (7.58%) TM1 Developer
7 4 (6.06%) TM1 Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) C++ Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Cognos Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Cognos Developer
7 4 (6.06%) MI Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
2 4 (6.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.52%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
1 5 (7.58%) Statistics
2 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) UNIX
1 5 (7.58%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) MVS
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.61%) Business Analysis
5 7 (10.61%) ERP
5 7 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.61%) Business Analytics
6 6 (9.09%) Benchmarking
7 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.58%) DSDM
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) Content Management
7 5 (7.58%) Scrum
8 4 (6.06%) Pay per click
8 4 (6.06%) Operations Research
8 4 (6.06%) SEO
8 4 (6.06%) Workflow
8 4 (6.06%) User Stories
8 4 (6.06%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) VBA
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) Korn
3 4 (6.06%) C++
3 4 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Cognos
2 5 (7.58%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Sybase
3 4 (6.06%) TSYS
4 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) FatWire
5 2 (3.03%) Teradata
6 1 (1.52%) Qualys
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Symantec
6 1 (1.52%) Remedy
6 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
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