The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 69 75 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 59 44 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.14% 1.74% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 2.54% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 40
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £422 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £4.50 £17.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +31.57%
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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
2017 1732 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.29% 68.35% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 857 850
Average daily rate £375 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 74
Average hourly rate £33.75 £26.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.25 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Glasgow +5 32 £375 +22.44% 5
Edinburgh +7 23 £380 +8.57% 4
Aberdeen - - - -
Data Analysis
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 61 (50.41%) Finance
2 34 (28.10%) SQL
3 31 (25.62%) Banking
4 19 (15.70%) DB2
5 18 (14.88%) MS Excel
5 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.05%) Migration
6 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
7 16 (13.22%) Business Analysis
7 16 (13.22%) Sybase
7 16 (13.22%) Perl
7 16 (13.22%) Java
7 16 (13.22%) RDBMS
8 15 (12.40%) SAS
8 15 (12.40%) Linux
8 15 (12.40%) UNIX
8 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (11.57%) VBA
9 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
10 13 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
10 13 (10.74%) ETL
11 12 (9.92%) Oracle
11 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
12 11 (9.09%) UML
13 10 (8.26%) OO
13 10 (8.26%) MS Access
13 10 (8.26%) Project Management
13 10 (8.26%) Data Management
13 10 (8.26%) Performance Tuning

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (12.40%) SAS
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) Smallworld
Applications
1 18 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) MS Office
3 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.83%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.83%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.83%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) DB2
2 17 (14.05%) Relational Database
3 16 (13.22%) RDBMS
4 14 (11.57%) SQL Server
5 13 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.26%) MS Access
7 6 (4.96%) Data Mining
8 5 (4.13%) QlikView
9 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.83%) Toad
1 1 (0.83%) ERwin
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (50.41%) Finance
2 31 (25.62%) Banking
3 8 (6.61%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Front Office
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) International Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
Job Titles
1 81 (66.94%) Analyst
2 42 (34.71%) Data Analyst
3 37 (30.58%) Business Analyst
4 26 (21.49%) Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Database Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Business Data Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Fraud Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) DB2 Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) IT Business Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) ETL Developer
10 3 (2.48%) UML Business Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) MI Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (1.65%) Business Support Analyst
11 2 (1.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) XML
2 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.83%) Spring
2 1 (0.83%) HTML
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.96%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.96%) Statistics
3 5 (4.13%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.48%) Equities
5 2 (1.65%) Derivative
5 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.83%) GIS
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) Kindle
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.40%) UNIX
1 15 (12.40%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (14.05%) Migration
3 16 (13.22%) Business Analysis
4 13 (10.74%) Data Modelling
4 13 (10.74%) ETL
5 11 (9.09%) UML
6 10 (8.26%) OO
6 10 (8.26%) Project Management
6 10 (8.26%) Data Management
6 10 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (7.44%) Analytics
8 7 (5.79%) Asset Management
9 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.13%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (4.13%) Benchmarking
11 4 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.31%) Operations Research
11 4 (3.31%) Use Case
11 4 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.31%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.10%) SQL
2 16 (13.22%) Perl
2 16 (13.22%) Java
3 14 (11.57%) VBA
4 12 (9.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) C#
5 2 (1.65%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) ISEB
3 1 (0.83%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) EMIR
2 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.83%) FINREP
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) SCCM
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Sybase
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 9 (7.44%) Business Objects
4 7 (5.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.13%) Charles River
6 4 (3.31%) TSYS
6 4 (3.31%) Informatica
6 4 (3.31%) SAP
7 3 (2.48%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.48%) RIMES
8 2 (1.65%) Reuters
9 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.83%) IBM
9 1 (0.83%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
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