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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 42 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 101 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.35% 2.01% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 2.63% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 38
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£375 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £128 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £463 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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 £19.50 £28.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +42.50%
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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
2360 2056 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.22% 76.72% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1131 915
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 34 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £13.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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 +21 44 £380 -2.56% 4
Glasgow +17 42 £325 -7.14% 9
Stirling -7 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 July 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.

1 111 (48.90%) Finance
2 101 (44.49%) Banking
3 77 (33.92%) SQL
4 50 (22.03%) MS Excel
5 48 (21.15%) Business Analysis
6 44 (19.38%) Data Modelling
7 42 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (14.10%) Project Management
10 24 (10.57%) Oracle
10 24 (10.57%) MS PowerPoint
11 22 (9.69%) SAS
12 20 (8.81%) Microsoft
12 20 (8.81%) Data Management
13 19 (8.37%) Data Quality
13 19 (8.37%) Analytics
13 19 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (8.37%) VBA
13 19 (8.37%) MS Office
13 19 (8.37%) Migration
14 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
14 18 (7.93%) UNIX
14 18 (7.93%) Degree
15 17 (7.49%) Data Mining
15 17 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (7.05%) Retail
16 16 (7.05%) Target Operating Model
17 15 (6.61%) MS Access
18 14 (6.17%) UML
18 14 (6.17%) ETL

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (9.69%) SAS
2 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (8.37%) MS Office
4 11 (4.85%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.96%) MS Project
6 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-GL
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (7.49%) Data Mining
3 15 (6.61%) MS Access
4 9 (3.96%) QlikView
5 8 (3.52%) PowerCenter
5 8 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.76%) Big Data
7 4 (1.76%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (1.76%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.76%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.88%) BODI
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (3.08%) ERwin
2 5 (2.20%) Subversion
3 3 (1.32%) Toad
4 2 (0.88%) JIRA
4 2 (0.88%) Bugzilla
General
1 111 (48.90%) Finance
2 101 (44.49%) Banking
3 16 (7.05%) Retail
4 13 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.64%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.20%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 160 (70.48%) Analyst
2 78 (34.36%) Business Analyst
3 58 (25.55%) Data Analyst
4 24 (10.57%) Banking Business Analyst
5 18 (7.93%) Architect
6 13 (5.73%) Developer
6 13 (5.73%) Consultant
7 11 (4.85%) Data Architect
8 9 (3.96%) MI Analyst
8 9 (3.96%) Risk Analyst
9 8 (3.52%) SAS Analyst
9 8 (3.52%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) PeopleSoft Consultant
10 7 (3.08%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 7 (3.08%) ETL Architect
11 6 (2.64%) Payroll Consultant
11 6 (2.64%) Enterprise Architect
11 6 (2.64%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.20%) Junior
12 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.73%) XML
2 12 (5.29%) XSLT
3 7 (3.08%) Web Services
4 2 (0.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.44%) RESTful
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
5 1 (0.44%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.96%) Credit Risk
3 7 (3.08%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.64%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.32%) FMCG
6 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.88%) Replication
7 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.88%) GIS
7 2 (0.88%) Equities
7 2 (0.88%) Derivative
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.93%) UNIX
2 5 (2.20%) Windows
3 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.15%) Business Analysis
2 44 (19.38%) Data Modelling
3 42 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (14.10%) Project Management
5 20 (8.81%) Data Management
6 19 (8.37%) Migration
6 19 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (8.37%) Analytics
7 16 (7.05%) Target Operating Model
8 14 (6.17%) Data Mapping
8 14 (6.17%) ETL
8 14 (6.17%) UML
8 14 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
9 13 (5.73%) Change Management
10 12 (5.29%) Data Migration
11 11 (4.85%) Data Transformation
11 11 (4.85%) Risk Management
12 10 (4.41%) Master Data Management
12 10 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 77 (33.92%) SQL
2 19 (8.37%) VBA
3 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.88%) Java
4 1 (0.44%) C#
4 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (7.93%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) CRISC
2 6 (2.64%) CISA
3 4 (1.76%) CISM
4 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CFA
5 1 (0.44%) ISEB
5 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.37%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.76%) COBIT
4 2 (0.88%) EMIR
5 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.44%) COREP
5 1 (0.44%) FINREP
5 1 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.44%) GAAP
5 1 (0.44%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (10.57%) Oracle
2 20 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.96%) SAP
3 9 (3.96%) Teradata
4 8 (3.52%) CA
4 8 (3.52%) Informatica
5 7 (3.08%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.08%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (1.32%) Tableau
6 3 (1.32%) Charles River
7 2 (0.88%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) Netezza
7 2 (0.88%) Sybase
7 2 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix
8 1 (0.44%) Lotus
8 1 (0.44%) GoldenSource
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