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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 71 108 93
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -15
Contract jobs citing Analytics 53 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.92% 0.45% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 0.63% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 4
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£420 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
- +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-55.00% +52.38%
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
2146 1741 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 71.65% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 880 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 31 £400 - 19
Glasgow +19 18 £525 - 6
Stirling - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 29 (31.87%) Banking
3 27 (29.67%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (19.78%) SAS
6 15 (16.48%) Teradata
7 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 13 (14.29%) SQL
8 12 (13.19%) ETL
8 12 (13.19%) Informatica
9 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (12.09%) Big Data
10 10 (10.99%) NoSQL
10 10 (10.99%) Data Management
10 10 (10.99%) Migration
10 10 (10.99%) Project Management
11 9 (9.89%) Retail
11 9 (9.89%) Social Media
11 9 (9.89%) Data Analytics
11 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.79%) Master Data Management
12 8 (8.79%) Google
12 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
12 8 (8.79%) TOGAF
12 8 (8.79%) Oracle
12 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
13 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
13 7 (7.69%) Cognos
13 7 (7.69%) SharePoint

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (19.78%) SAS
2 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.49%) CMS
4 4 (4.40%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) SPSS
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (3.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.30%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (1.10%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) Agresso
3 1 (1.10%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Intranet
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.10%) IPv4
2 1 (1.10%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (12.09%) Big Data
3 10 (10.99%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
6 5 (5.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 4 (4.40%) QlikView
7 4 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (3.30%) DB2
8 3 (3.30%) OLAP
9 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (1.10%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (1.10%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (1.10%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (1.10%) DecisionStream
10 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.10%) ERwin
1 1 (1.10%) Xcode
1 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 29 (31.87%) Banking
3 9 (9.89%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Architect
3 10 (10.99%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.89%) Developer
4 9 (9.89%) Data Architect
5 8 (8.79%) Designer
6 7 (7.69%) Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Test Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (6.59%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Digital Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) SAS Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Web Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) CSS
1 5 (5.49%) HTML
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
3 3 (3.30%) Web Services
4 2 (2.20%) XML
5 1 (1.10%) XSLT
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.10%) JSON
5 1 (1.10%) RESTful
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) CSS3
5 1 (1.10%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Social Media
1 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.40%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.40%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.20%) W3C
6 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.10%) Open Source
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Android
2 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.19%) ETL
4 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.99%) Data Management
5 10 (10.99%) Migration
5 10 (10.99%) Project Management
6 9 (9.89%) Data Analytics
7 8 (8.79%) TOGAF
7 8 (8.79%) Master Data Management
8 7 (7.69%) SOA
8 7 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.59%) Content Management
10 5 (5.49%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.49%) Web Analytics
10 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
10 5 (5.49%) Performance Management
10 5 (5.49%) Data Architecture
11 4 (4.40%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) Java
3 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.20%) C
4 2 (2.20%) C++
4 2 (2.20%) VBA
5 1 (1.10%) Python
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby
5 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.40%) MCSE
3 4 (4.40%) ISEB
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.10%) CFA
5 1 (1.10%) CISA
5 1 (1.10%) CISM
5 1 (1.10%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Teradata
2 12 (13.19%) Informatica
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) Google
4 7 (7.69%) Cognos
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.30%) Remedy
6 3 (3.30%) VMware
6 3 (3.30%) Sybase
6 3 (3.30%) BMC
7 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.20%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) Siebel
8 1 (1.10%) Cisco
8 1 (1.10%) IBM
8 1 (1.10%) GoldenSource
8 1 (1.10%) Omniture
8 1 (1.10%) Sun
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix
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Rate: £400 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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