The first table below looks at the demand for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis 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
Data Analysis
Rank 67 60 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -33
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 64 54 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.33% 2.19% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 3.08% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £187 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.72 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +1.33%
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%
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Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the Scotland region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Scotland region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis 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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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
Glasgow -1 33 £375 +30.43% 3
Edinburgh -7 27 £380 -10.58% 4
Stirling -7 2 - -
Fife - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 65 (61.32%) Finance
2 41 (38.68%) SQL
3 33 (31.13%) Banking
4 18 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (15.09%) Business Analysis
6 15 (14.15%) Asset Management
7 13 (12.26%) Data Management
7 13 (12.26%) VBA
7 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
7 13 (12.26%) Data Modelling
8 12 (11.32%) SAS
8 12 (11.32%) Degree
9 11 (10.38%) Migration
10 10 (9.43%) Investment Banking
10 10 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (9.43%) MS Access
10 10 (9.43%) DB2
10 10 (9.43%) Project Management
10 10 (9.43%) ETL
10 10 (9.43%) Analytics
11 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
11 9 (8.49%) Sybase
11 9 (8.49%) Oracle
11 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.55%) UML
12 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
12 8 (7.55%) Mainframe
12 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
12 8 (7.55%) Markit EDM
12 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Data Management

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.32%) SAS
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) MS Project
4 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.83%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.94%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.94%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) ATM
1 1 (0.94%) ISDN
1 1 (0.94%) LAN
1 1 (0.94%) WAN
1 1 (0.94%) PPP
1 1 (0.94%) VPN
1 1 (0.94%) OSPF
1 1 (0.94%) BGP
1 1 (0.94%) Firewall
1 1 (0.94%) FDDI
1 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (0.94%) xDSL
1 1 (0.94%) MRTG
1 1 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (0.94%) HSRP
1 1 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) DB2
1 10 (9.43%) MS Access
1 10 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.49%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.72%) QlikView
5 3 (2.83%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.94%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.89%) ERwin
General
1 65 (61.32%) Finance
2 33 (31.13%) Banking
3 10 (9.43%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Advertising
4 3 (2.83%) Front Office
5 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 2 (1.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.94%) International Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) German Language
6 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (68.87%) Analyst
2 38 (35.85%) Data Analyst
3 33 (31.13%) Business Analyst
4 18 (16.98%) Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) Business Data Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Database Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Fraud Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) DB2 Developer
8 4 (3.77%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Architect
9 3 (2.83%) SAS Developer
9 3 (2.83%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (2.83%) Banking Business Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) MI Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Financial Business Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Chief Technology Officer
10 2 (1.89%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Mainframe
2 7 (6.60%) Statistics
2 7 (6.60%) Data Integration
3 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
3 4 (3.77%) Equities
3 4 (3.77%) Derivative
4 3 (2.83%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.94%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.94%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.94%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.66%) UNIX
1 6 (5.66%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (15.09%) Business Analysis
3 15 (14.15%) Asset Management
4 13 (12.26%) Data Management
4 13 (12.26%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.38%) Migration
6 10 (9.43%) Project Management
6 10 (9.43%) ETL
6 10 (9.43%) Analytics
7 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.55%) UML
8 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Data Management
8 8 (7.55%) Investment Management
9 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.66%) OO
11 5 (4.72%) Benchmarking
11 5 (4.72%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.72%) Use Case
11 5 (4.72%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (38.68%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) VBA
3 7 (6.60%) Java
3 7 (6.60%) Perl
4 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.89%) Python
5 2 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (0.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) ISEB
3 3 (2.83%) IIBA
4 1 (0.94%) CRISC
4 1 (0.94%) CCNP
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) CISA
4 1 (0.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.83%) EMIR
1 3 (2.83%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.94%) FINREP
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.94%) SCCM
1 1 (0.94%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle
1 9 (8.49%) Sybase
2 7 (6.60%) Charles River
3 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) Reuters
3 5 (4.72%) Bloomberg
3 5 (4.72%) Business Objects
4 4 (3.77%) TSYS
5 3 (2.83%) RIMES
5 3 (2.83%) Informatica
6 2 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco
7 1 (0.94%) IBM
7 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.94%) Remedy
7 1 (0.94%) Juniper
7 1 (0.94%) BMC
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