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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 40 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 108 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.96% 1.52% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 2.11% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 11 20
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£400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £175 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £358
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £16.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -55.40%
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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
2117 1755 1415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.69% 72.31% 69.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 891 737
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 19
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 +27 40 £400 - 5
Glasgow +17 38 £425 +61.90% 6
Aberdeen +15 11 £438 +34.61% 1
Stirling - 5 £375 - 1
Dundee - - - -
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 67 (39.18%) Finance
2 61 (35.67%) SQL
3 59 (34.50%) Banking
4 35 (20.47%) Data Modelling
5 30 (17.54%) Business Analysis
6 29 (16.96%) MS Excel
7 28 (16.37%) Project Management
8 25 (14.62%) Migration
8 25 (14.62%) Data Management
9 21 (12.28%) Data Quality
9 21 (12.28%) ETL
10 20 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 17 (9.94%) UNIX
12 17 (9.94%) Oracle
13 15 (8.77%) XML
13 15 (8.77%) MS Office
14 14 (8.19%) Data Mining
14 14 (8.19%) GAP Analysis
14 14 (8.19%) Change Management
15 13 (7.60%) MS Visio
15 13 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (7.60%) Data Migration
16 12 (7.02%) Data Mapping
16 12 (7.02%) Use Case
16 12 (7.02%) Test Scripting
17 11 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
17 11 (6.43%) Data Cleansing
17 11 (6.43%) Systems Analysis

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 9 (5.26%) SAS
2 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.58%) CICS
Applications
1 29 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.77%) MS Office
3 13 (7.60%) MS Visio
4 11 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (4.68%) MS Project
6 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.19%) Data Mining
3 13 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.85%) DB2
6 9 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 9 (5.26%) MS Access
7 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.92%) PowerCenter
9 4 (2.34%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.34%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.34%) Big Data
9 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.17%) QlikView
11 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.85%) Subversion
2 5 (2.92%) ERwin
3 3 (1.75%) Toad
4 2 (1.17%) Bugzilla
4 2 (1.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (39.18%) Finance
2 59 (34.50%) Banking
3 10 (5.85%) Retail
4 5 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 105 (61.40%) Analyst
2 47 (27.49%) Business Analyst
3 43 (25.15%) Data Analyst
4 19 (11.11%) Architect
5 18 (10.53%) Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Consultant
6 13 (7.60%) Data Architect
7 11 (6.43%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.43%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.85%) PeopleSoft Consultant
9 8 (4.68%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (4.68%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) Payroll Consultant
10 7 (4.09%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 7 (4.09%) Database Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Business Data Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) ETL Architect
13 4 (2.34%) Big Data Architect
13 4 (2.34%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.77%) XML
2 11 (6.43%) XSLT
3 2 (1.17%) Web Services
4 1 (0.58%) Spring
4 1 (0.58%) JSON
4 1 (0.58%) RESTful
4 1 (0.58%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.51%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.92%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.34%) GIS
6 3 (1.75%) FMCG
7 2 (1.17%) Replication
7 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.17%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.58%) VSAM
8 1 (0.58%) Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) Kindle
8 1 (0.58%) Equities
8 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.94%) UNIX
2 9 (5.26%) Linux
3 4 (2.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.47%) Data Modelling
2 30 (17.54%) Business Analysis
3 28 (16.37%) Project Management
4 25 (14.62%) Migration
4 25 (14.62%) Data Management
5 21 (12.28%) ETL
6 20 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (8.19%) GAP Analysis
7 14 (8.19%) Change Management
8 13 (7.60%) Data Migration
9 12 (7.02%) Data Mapping
9 12 (7.02%) Use Case
9 12 (7.02%) Test Scripting
10 11 (6.43%) Data Cleansing
10 11 (6.43%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (6.43%) UML
11 9 (5.26%) Investment Management
11 9 (5.26%) Data Governance
11 9 (5.26%) Master Data Management
11 9 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.67%) SQL
2 9 (5.26%) Perl
2 9 (5.26%) Java
3 8 (4.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.75%) VBA
5 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.58%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) COBOL
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) VCP4
2 6 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (1.17%) ISEB
3 2 (1.17%) IIBA
4 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.58%) CRISC
4 1 (0.58%) CISA
4 1 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) COBIT
2 1 (0.58%) FATCA
2 1 (0.58%) EMIR
2 1 (0.58%) COREP
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (9.94%) Oracle
2 10 (5.85%) PeopleSoft
2 10 (5.85%) SAP
2 10 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.09%) Sybase
4 6 (3.51%) Informatica
5 5 (2.92%) CA
5 5 (2.92%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.34%) Teradata
7 3 (1.75%) Charles River
8 2 (1.17%) HP
8 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.17%) RIMES
8 2 (1.17%) Netezza
9 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
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