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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 69 74 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 59 41 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.12% 1.66% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.37% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 45
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£375 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £168 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.37% -0.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £17.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -
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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
2099 1729 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.50% 69.97% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 855 880
Average daily rate £379 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 39 £320 +16.36% 6
Edinburgh +7 20 £388 +3.33% 7
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (53.98%) Finance
2 40 (35.40%) SQL
3 33 (29.20%) Banking
4 18 (15.93%) Business Analysis
5 17 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
6 16 (14.16%) Migration
7 15 (13.27%) DB2
8 14 (12.39%) VBA
8 14 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (12.39%) Data Modelling
8 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
9 13 (11.50%) Sybase
9 13 (11.50%) SAS
10 12 (10.62%) Perl
10 12 (10.62%) Java
10 12 (10.62%) Project Management
10 12 (10.62%) RDBMS
10 12 (10.62%) Data Management
11 11 (9.73%) Analytics
11 11 (9.73%) Asset Management
11 11 (9.73%) Oracle
11 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
11 11 (9.73%) MS Access
11 11 (9.73%) UNIX
11 11 (9.73%) Linux
11 11 (9.73%) UML
12 10 (8.85%) OO
12 10 (8.85%) ETL

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (11.50%) SAS
2 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Smallworld
Applications
1 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Office
3 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
4 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.65%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.88%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.88%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.27%) DB2
2 14 (12.39%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (11.50%) Relational Database
4 12 (10.62%) RDBMS
5 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
5 11 (9.73%) MS Access
6 5 (4.42%) QlikView
7 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.65%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.77%) ERwin
3 1 (0.88%) Rational Rose
General
1 61 (53.98%) Finance
2 33 (29.20%) Banking
3 8 (7.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (70.80%) Analyst
2 46 (40.71%) Data Analyst
3 36 (31.86%) Business Analyst
4 22 (19.47%) Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Database Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Business Data Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) DB2 Developer
7 5 (4.42%) Fraud Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) UML Business Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Architect
10 2 (1.77%) Project Manager
10 2 (1.77%) MI Analyst
10 2 (1.77%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) XML
2 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.88%) Spring
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Data Integration
3 6 (5.31%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.31%) Statistics
4 5 (4.42%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.77%) GIS
5 2 (1.77%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.77%) Equities
5 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.88%) Kindle
6 1 (0.88%) Derivative
6 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) UNIX
1 11 (9.73%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.93%) Business Analysis
2 17 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.16%) Migration
4 14 (12.39%) Data Modelling
5 12 (10.62%) Project Management
5 12 (10.62%) Data Management
6 11 (9.73%) Analytics
6 11 (9.73%) Asset Management
6 11 (9.73%) UML
7 10 (8.85%) OO
7 10 (8.85%) ETL
8 8 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Data Management
10 6 (5.31%) Investment Management
11 5 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.42%) Data Governance
11 5 (4.42%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.40%) SQL
2 14 (12.39%) VBA
3 12 (10.62%) Perl
3 12 (10.62%) Java
4 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.77%) Python
5 2 (1.77%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
6 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.88%) C
6 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.88%) EMIR
2 1 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.88%) FINREP
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) SCCM
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Sybase
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle
3 9 (7.96%) Business Objects
4 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.31%) Bloomberg
5 6 (5.31%) Charles River
6 5 (4.42%) RIMES
6 5 (4.42%) Reuters
7 4 (3.54%) Informatica
7 4 (3.54%) TSYS
8 2 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.88%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
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