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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 60 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +6
Contract jobs citing Analytics 71 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.44% 1.23% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.66% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 8
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£380 £365 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +56.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £350 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.85 £21.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.64% -32.00%
Analytics
UK

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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +31 55 £384 +5.13% 17
Glasgow -6 13 £245 -30.00% 6
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 61 (48.41%) Banking
2 56 (44.44%) Finance
3 48 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (34.92%) SAS
5 31 (24.60%) SQL
6 26 (20.63%) Retail
7 23 (18.25%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (16.67%) Teradata
9 20 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (15.87%) ETL
10 18 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (12.70%) Test Scripting
12 16 (12.70%) Project Management
12 16 (12.70%) Migration
13 15 (11.90%) Data Analysis
13 15 (11.90%) Data Analytics
14 14 (11.11%) QA
15 13 (10.32%) Marketing
16 12 (9.52%) NoSQL
17 11 (8.73%) Data Modelling
18 10 (7.94%) Oracle
18 10 (7.94%) VBA
18 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
18 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
18 10 (7.94%) Risk Analytics
18 10 (7.94%) Google
18 10 (7.94%) Retail Banking
19 9 (7.14%) Degree
19 9 (7.14%) Google Analytics

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 44 (34.92%) SAS
2 7 (5.56%) CMS
3 4 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.38%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.59%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Network Security
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) IPv4
2 1 (0.79%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 9 (7.14%) Big Data
4 8 (6.35%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 5 (3.97%) QlikView
7 4 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.17%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.59%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.79%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
2 1 (0.79%) Xcode
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 61 (48.41%) Banking
2 56 (44.44%) Finance
3 26 (20.63%) Retail
4 13 (10.32%) Marketing
5 10 (7.94%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (30.95%) Analyst
2 19 (15.08%) Test Manager
3 14 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 12 (9.52%) Developer
5 9 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
5 9 (7.14%) Designer
5 9 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 8 (6.35%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (5.56%) Architect
7 7 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Credit Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) SAS Administrator
8 6 (4.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.17%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.97%) .NET
1 5 (3.97%) HTML
1 5 (3.97%) CSS
2 3 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.79%) JSON
3 1 (0.79%) HTML5
3 1 (0.79%) RESTful
3 1 (0.79%) CSS3
3 1 (0.79%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 8 (6.35%) Credit Risk
4 7 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 6 (4.76%) User Experience
6 5 (3.97%) Social Media
7 2 (1.59%) W3C
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Derivative
8 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.79%) Open Source
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.17%) Linux
2 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (15.87%) ETL
3 18 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (12.70%) Test Scripting
4 16 (12.70%) Project Management
4 16 (12.70%) Migration
5 15 (11.90%) Data Analysis
5 15 (11.90%) Data Analytics
6 11 (8.73%) Data Modelling
7 10 (7.94%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.94%) Risk Analytics
8 9 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.35%) Data Management
9 8 (6.35%) Time Management
9 8 (6.35%) Test Planning
10 7 (5.56%) Content Management
10 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.60%) SQL
2 10 (7.94%) VBA
3 2 (1.59%) Java
3 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.59%) C
3 2 (1.59%) C#
3 2 (1.59%) C++
4 1 (0.79%) Ruby
4 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.79%) Perl
4 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Degree
2 8 (6.35%) ISEB
3 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.17%) CISA
4 4 (3.17%) CRISC
4 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) CISM
6 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.79%) MBA
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) COBIT
3 2 (1.59%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) vSphere
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (16.67%) Teradata
2 10 (7.94%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) Google
3 9 (7.14%) Informatica
4 6 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.17%) Adobe
6 3 (2.38%) Pega
6 3 (2.38%) BMC
6 3 (2.38%) Remedy
6 3 (2.38%) Cognos
7 2 (1.59%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.59%) Tableau
8 1 (0.79%) Omniture
8 1 (0.79%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.79%) VMware
8 1 (0.79%) IBM
8 1 (0.79%) Apple
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