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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 67 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytics 62 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 1.07% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.46% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 7
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£400 £390 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +67.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £352 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.70 - £16.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +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
2277 1916 1691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.20% 72.88% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1030 879
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 24 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.17 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -27.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 +26 41 £425 +16.43% 12
Glasgow +2 19 £245 -30.00% 6
Renfrewshire -3 1 £500 +17.64%
Analytics
UK

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 46 (42.59%) Banking
2 41 (37.96%) Finance
3 38 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (26.85%) SAS
5 22 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (17.59%) SQL
7 17 (15.74%) Teradata
8 16 (14.81%) ETL
9 15 (13.89%) Retail
10 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.11%) Migration
11 12 (11.11%) Project Management
11 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
11 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
12 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.19%) Data Analysis
12 11 (10.19%) Data Analytics
13 10 (9.26%) Social Media
13 10 (9.26%) Big Data
13 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (8.33%) Data Management
14 9 (8.33%) Google
14 9 (8.33%) Informatica
15 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
15 8 (7.41%) Degree
15 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
15 8 (7.41%) Google Analytics
15 8 (7.41%) Hadoop

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 29 (26.85%) SAS
2 7 (6.48%) CMS
3 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) SPSS
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (2.78%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.93%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.93%) Siebel Analytics
2 1 (0.93%) Agresso
2 1 (0.93%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) IPv4
2 1 (0.93%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 10 (9.26%) Big Data
4 8 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 8 (7.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.63%) QlikView
8 4 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (3.70%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.93%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (0.93%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (0.93%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.93%) DecisionStream
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.93%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.93%) Xcode
1 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.93%) Android Studio
General
1 46 (42.59%) Banking
2 41 (37.96%) Finance
3 15 (13.89%) Retail
4 7 (6.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) Analyst
2 18 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 12 (11.11%) Architect
4 11 (10.19%) Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Designer
6 8 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Solutions Designer
7 6 (5.56%) Administrator
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.56%) SAS Administrator
8 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Data Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Digital Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Web Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Content Editor
9 4 (3.70%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.63%) CSS
1 5 (4.63%) HTML
2 4 (3.70%) .NET
3 3 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) XML
4 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.93%) JSON
4 1 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.93%) RESTful
4 1 (0.93%) HTML5
4 1 (0.93%) CSS3
4 1 (0.93%) PhoneGap
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) Social Media
3 6 (5.56%) User Experience
3 6 (5.56%) Data Extraction
4 5 (4.63%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.63%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.85%) W3C
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Equities
6 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.93%) Derivative
6 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.93%) Open Source
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (14.81%) ETL
3 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.11%) Migration
4 12 (11.11%) Project Management
4 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.19%) Data Analysis
5 11 (10.19%) Data Analytics
6 10 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.33%) Data Management
8 8 (7.41%) TOGAF
9 7 (6.48%) Content Management
9 7 (6.48%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.48%) Time Management
9 7 (6.48%) SEO
9 7 (6.48%) SOA
9 7 (6.48%) Master Data Management
10 5 (4.63%) Risk Analytics
10 5 (4.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (17.59%) SQL
2 6 (5.56%) Java
3 5 (4.63%) VBA
4 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.85%) C++
5 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.85%) C
6 1 (0.93%) C#
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.63%) ISEB
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.78%) CISA
5 3 (2.78%) CISM
5 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.78%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) CRISC
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.93%) MBA
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) COBIT
3 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.85%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.78%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Teradata
2 9 (8.33%) Informatica
2 9 (8.33%) Google
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle
5 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.70%) Adobe
6 4 (3.70%) Cognos
7 3 (2.78%) Remedy
7 3 (2.78%) VMware
7 3 (2.78%) BMC
8 2 (1.85%) Pega
8 2 (1.85%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.93%) SAP
9 1 (0.93%) Sybase
9 1 (0.93%) Siebel
9 1 (0.93%) IBM
9 1 (0.93%) Sun
9 1 (0.93%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.93%) Omniture
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £340 - £355 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago