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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 96 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytics 28 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.01% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.98% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 10
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£350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £395 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-56.52% +155.55%
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
2080 1732 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.25% 69.45% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 858 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -7 11 £350 +12.90% 10
Glasgow -9 11 £275 -38.88% 4
Stirling - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (53.73%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (16.42%) VBA
4 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
5 10 (14.93%) Marketing
5 10 (14.93%) SQL
5 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (14.93%) SAS
6 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) Benchmarking
8 7 (10.45%) ERP
8 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
8 7 (10.45%) Banking
8 7 (10.45%) Content Management
8 7 (10.45%) Migration
8 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
8 7 (10.45%) Business Analytics
9 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
9 6 (8.96%) User Experience
9 6 (8.96%) Degree
9 6 (8.96%) Cognos
10 5 (7.46%) DSDM
10 5 (7.46%) IBM
10 5 (7.46%) Project Management
10 5 (7.46%) Mainframe
10 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.46%) SEO

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10 (14.93%) SAS
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (5.97%) Cognos Controller
3 3 (4.48%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.48%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (4.48%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (2.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.49%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Spotfire
4 2 (2.99%) QlikView
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.49%) OLAP
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.49%) MS Access
5 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.49%) DecisionStream
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 36 (53.73%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Marketing
3 7 (10.45%) Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Advertising
6 2 (2.99%) Publishing
6 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Analyst
2 15 (22.39%) Consultant
3 13 (19.40%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Fraud Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) ScrumMaster
6 4 (5.97%) TM1 Developer
6 4 (5.97%) TM1 Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Cognos Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Cognos Developer
7 3 (4.48%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Business Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
1 1 (1.49%) XML
1 1 (1.49%) XML Messaging
1 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) User Experience
3 5 (7.46%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.46%) Statistics
4 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
4 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
4 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.94%) Benchmarking
6 7 (10.45%) ERP
6 7 (10.45%) Migration
6 7 (10.45%) Content Management
6 7 (10.45%) Business Analytics
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) DSDM
7 5 (7.46%) Project Management
7 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.46%) SEO
8 4 (5.97%) Workflow
8 4 (5.97%) Web Analytics
8 4 (5.97%) Pay per click
8 4 (5.97%) Operations Research
8 4 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) VBA
2 10 (14.93%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Cognos
2 5 (7.46%) IBM
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) TSYS
4 3 (4.48%) Google
4 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.99%) FatWire
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.99%) Teradata
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) VMware
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