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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 37 78 56
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -22
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 128 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.36% 1.97% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 2.63% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 26 43
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£380 £363 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £195 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £463 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £13.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.63 £26.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +39.86%
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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
2263 1976 1809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.00% 75.02% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1111 940
Average daily rate £375 £378 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +28 62 £350 - 3
Edinburgh +26 51 £380 +1.33% 6
Stirling -7 1 £375 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
Inverclyde - 1 £325 -
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (48.26%) Finance
2 100 (43.48%) Banking
3 85 (36.96%) SQL
4 49 (21.30%) MS Excel
5 46 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 43 (18.70%) Data Modelling
7 39 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (15.22%) Project Management
9 33 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (11.74%) Migration
11 25 (10.87%) Oracle
12 24 (10.43%) MS PowerPoint
13 23 (10.00%) Data Quality
14 22 (9.57%) Microsoft
15 21 (9.13%) SQL Server
16 19 (8.26%) SAS
16 19 (8.26%) Data Management
17 18 (7.83%) UNIX
17 18 (7.83%) MS Office
17 18 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (7.83%) Data Migration
18 17 (7.39%) Degree
18 17 (7.39%) Data Mapping
18 17 (7.39%) ETL
18 17 (7.39%) VBA
18 17 (7.39%) Retail
19 16 (6.96%) XML
19 16 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (6.96%) Analytics
20 15 (6.52%) Data Mining

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (8.26%) SAS
2 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) CICS
Applications
1 49 (21.30%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (7.83%) MS Office
4 11 (4.78%) MS Project
4 11 (4.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.17%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.52%) Data Mining
3 15 (6.52%) MS Access
4 8 (3.48%) PowerCenter
5 7 (3.04%) QlikView
5 7 (3.04%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.74%) Big Data
6 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.30%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.87%) DB2
8 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.43%) BODI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.91%) Subversion
2 7 (3.04%) ERwin
3 3 (1.30%) JIRA
3 3 (1.30%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 111 (48.26%) Finance
2 100 (43.48%) Banking
3 17 (7.39%) Retail
4 9 (3.91%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.04%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 159 (69.13%) Analyst
2 73 (31.74%) Business Analyst
3 62 (26.96%) Data Analyst
4 22 (9.57%) Banking Business Analyst
5 18 (7.83%) Architect
6 14 (6.09%) Consultant
7 13 (5.65%) Developer
8 11 (4.78%) Data Architect
8 11 (4.78%) Applications Support
9 9 (3.91%) PeopleSoft Consultant
10 8 (3.48%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.48%) SAS Analyst
10 8 (3.48%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) MI Analyst
11 7 (3.04%) Payroll Consultant
11 7 (3.04%) ETL Architect
12 6 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.61%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (2.61%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.96%) XML
2 15 (6.52%) XSLT
3 6 (2.61%) Web Services
4 2 (0.87%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.43%) JSON
5 1 (0.43%) RESTful
5 1 (0.43%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.48%) Credit Risk
4 7 (3.04%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.17%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.30%) FMCG
7 3 (1.30%) GIS
7 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.87%) Replication
8 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Derivative
9 1 (0.43%) Equities
9 1 (0.43%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.83%) UNIX
2 7 (3.04%) Windows
3 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 43 (18.70%) Data Modelling
3 39 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (15.22%) Project Management
5 27 (11.74%) Migration
6 19 (8.26%) Data Management
7 18 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (7.83%) Data Migration
8 17 (7.39%) Data Mapping
8 17 (7.39%) ETL
9 16 (6.96%) Analytics
10 15 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (6.52%) Change Management
11 14 (6.09%) UML
11 14 (6.09%) Data Transformation
12 12 (5.22%) Test Scripting
13 10 (4.35%) Use Case
13 10 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (4.35%) Master Data Management
13 10 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 85 (36.96%) SQL
2 17 (7.39%) VBA
3 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.87%) Java
4 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.39%) Degree
2 5 (2.17%) CRISC
2 5 (2.17%) CISA
3 4 (1.74%) CISM
4 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.43%) CFA
5 1 (0.43%) ISEB
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.74%) COBIT
4 1 (0.43%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) EMIR
4 1 (0.43%) COREP
4 1 (0.43%) FINREP
4 1 (0.43%) FATCA
4 1 (0.43%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (10.87%) Oracle
2 22 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.35%) Teradata
4 9 (3.91%) PeopleSoft
5 8 (3.48%) CA
5 8 (3.48%) Informatica
6 7 (3.04%) SAP
6 7 (3.04%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.30%) Netezza
7 3 (1.30%) Tableau
7 3 (1.30%) HP
8 2 (0.87%) Sybase
8 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.87%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.43%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) Charles River
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