The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 94 89 102
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Analytics 36 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.31% 1.01% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.43% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 2
Average daily rate
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£390 £340 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £244 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £437 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-49.33% +6.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2076 1753 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.55% 71.00% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 888 821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 62
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Analytics
UK

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 July 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 July 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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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 -9 26 £375 +10.29% 6
Glasgow -10 2 £425 - 4
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Dumfries and Galloway - - - -
Analytics
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Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) SAS
3 10 (15.63%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) VBA
3 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.06%) Workflow
4 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) Business Analytics
5 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.50%) Marketing
5 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (10.94%) ERP
6 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.38%) Benchmarking
7 6 (9.38%) TIBCO
7 6 (9.38%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (9.38%) Cognos
7 6 (9.38%) Degree
7 6 (9.38%) Spotfire
7 6 (9.38%) TIBCO iProcess
7 6 (9.38%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Scrum
8 5 (7.81%) Statistics
8 5 (7.81%) DSDM
8 5 (7.81%) IBM
8 5 (7.81%) XML

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (17.19%) SAS
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (9.38%) Cognos TM1
1 6 (9.38%) TIBCO iProcess
2 4 (6.25%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.38%) Spotfire
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) KDB
4 1 (1.56%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.56%) OLAP
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.56%) QlikView
4 1 (1.56%) DecisionStream
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Publishing
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Analyst
2 15 (23.44%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Fraud Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (7.81%) TM1 Developer
6 4 (6.25%) TM1 Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Cognos Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Cognos Developer
7 3 (4.69%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) TIBCO Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) TIBCO Specialist
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) XML
2 4 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (1.56%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Mainframe
1 5 (7.81%) Statistics
2 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) UNIX
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) MVS
2 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) Data Analysis
2 9 (14.06%) Workflow
2 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (14.06%) Business Analytics
3 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (10.94%) ERP
5 6 (9.38%) Benchmarking
5 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) DSDM
6 5 (7.81%) Scrum
6 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.25%) SEO
7 4 (6.25%) Pay per click
7 4 (6.25%) Operations Research
7 4 (6.25%) Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (6.25%) User Stories
8 3 (4.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
1 10 (15.63%) VBA
2 4 (6.25%) Korn
2 4 (6.25%) C++
2 4 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Cognos
1 6 (9.38%) TIBCO
2 5 (7.81%) IBM
3 4 (6.25%) Sybase
3 4 (6.25%) TSYS
4 3 (4.69%) HP
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) Teradata
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Primavera
6 1 (1.56%) FatWire
6 1 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Qualys
6 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy