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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 51 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 94 62 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.95% 2.25% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.88% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 26 25
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£370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £128 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £433 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £51.00 £20.50 £12.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.78% +61.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +50.00%
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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
2532 2154 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.52% 78.21% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1125 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 37 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £115.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Glasgow +10 44 £325 -13.33% 2
Edinburgh +10 40 £380 +1.33% 4
Stirling -1 1 £375 -
West Lothian - 1 £330 -
Inverclyde - 1 £325 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 114 (54.03%) Finance
2 100 (47.39%) Banking
3 68 (32.23%) SQL
4 48 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (21.33%) MS Excel
5 45 (21.33%) Business Analysis
6 41 (19.43%) Data Modelling
7 37 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (11.85%) Project Management
8 25 (11.85%) MS PowerPoint
9 22 (10.43%) SAS
9 22 (10.43%) Microsoft
10 20 (9.48%) Data Mining
10 20 (9.48%) VBA
10 20 (9.48%) Oracle
10 20 (9.48%) Data Management
11 19 (9.00%) Degree
11 19 (9.00%) UNIX
11 19 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (9.00%) Migration
12 18 (8.53%) Analytics
13 17 (8.06%) Data Quality
13 17 (8.06%) MS Office
14 16 (7.58%) SQL Server
14 16 (7.58%) Target Operating Model
15 15 (7.11%) ETL
15 15 (7.11%) Retail
16 14 (6.64%) Investment Banking
16 14 (6.64%) Data Migration
16 14 (6.64%) Data Mapping

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 22 (10.43%) SAS
2 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.95%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (21.33%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (8.06%) MS Office
4 12 (5.69%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.79%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.42%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.48%) Data Mining
2 16 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.16%) MS Access
4 12 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.27%) PowerCenter
5 9 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.79%) QlikView
7 7 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.90%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.42%) DB2
10 3 (1.42%) dBASE
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.95%) BODI
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) ERwin
2 2 (0.95%) Toad
3 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 114 (54.03%) Finance
2 100 (47.39%) Banking
3 15 (7.11%) Retail
4 14 (6.64%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.32%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.84%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 156 (73.93%) Analyst
2 77 (36.49%) Business Analyst
3 52 (24.64%) Data Analyst
4 24 (11.37%) Banking Business Analyst
5 15 (7.11%) Architect
6 13 (6.16%) Developer
6 13 (6.16%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (5.21%) MI Analyst
8 10 (4.74%) Risk Analyst
9 8 (3.79%) SAS Analyst
10 7 (3.32%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 7 (3.32%) ETL Architect
10 7 (3.32%) Data Architect
11 6 (2.84%) Consultant
11 6 (2.84%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (2.84%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 5 (2.37%) Junior
12 5 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.37%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) XML
2 8 (3.79%) XSLT
2 8 (3.79%) Web Services
3 2 (0.95%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.47%) RESTful
4 1 (0.47%) HTML5
4 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.47%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.47%) Spring
4 1 (0.47%) JSON
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.32%) Credit Risk
2 7 (3.32%) Reference Data
2 7 (3.32%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.90%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.42%) FMCG
4 3 (1.42%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.95%) Replication
5 2 (0.95%) Equities
5 2 (0.95%) VSAM
5 2 (0.95%) Derivative
5 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.00%) UNIX
2 4 (1.90%) Windows
3 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (21.33%) Business Analysis
3 41 (19.43%) Data Modelling
4 25 (11.85%) Project Management
5 20 (9.48%) Data Management
6 19 (9.00%) Migration
6 19 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (8.53%) Analytics
8 16 (7.58%) Target Operating Model
9 15 (7.11%) ETL
10 14 (6.64%) Data Migration
10 14 (6.64%) Data Mapping
11 12 (5.69%) Risk Management
11 12 (5.69%) Data Transformation
12 11 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (4.74%) Master Data Management
14 9 (4.27%) Time Management
14 9 (4.27%) UML
14 9 (4.27%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (3.79%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.23%) SQL
2 20 (9.48%) VBA
3 3 (1.42%) Java
4 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (9.00%) Degree
2 8 (3.79%) CISA
2 8 (3.79%) CRISC
3 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) CISM
5 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) CFA
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB
6 1 (0.47%) CISSP
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.06%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.90%) COBIT
4 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.95%) EMIR
6 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.47%) FINREP
6 1 (0.47%) FATCA
6 1 (0.47%) QA
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.47%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.48%) Oracle
3 11 (5.21%) SAP
4 9 (4.27%) Informatica
5 8 (3.79%) Teradata
6 7 (3.32%) CA
7 4 (1.90%) Sybase
8 3 (1.42%) Lotus
8 3 (1.42%) Tableau
9 2 (0.95%) Charles River
9 2 (0.95%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.47%) HP
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.47%) Twitter
10 1 (0.47%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.47%) Netezza
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