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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 36 87 59
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -28
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 124 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.15% 1.60% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 2.19% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 18 35
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£400 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 £14.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.81 £23.15 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -14.25%
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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
2277 1916 1691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.20% 72.88% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1250 1030 879
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 24 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.17 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -27.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +31 57 £425 +21.42% 5
Edinburgh +18 46 £400 +14.28% 7
Stirling -4 5 £375 -
Aberdeen +5 4 £400 +23.07%
Renfrewshire - 2 £500 -
West Lothian - 2 £325 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
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Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 92 (47.92%) Finance
2 79 (41.15%) Banking
3 71 (36.98%) SQL
4 40 (20.83%) Data Modelling
5 38 (19.79%) Business Analysis
6 37 (19.27%) MS Excel
7 35 (18.23%) Project Management
8 28 (14.58%) Data Quality
9 25 (13.02%) Oracle
9 25 (13.02%) Data Management
10 23 (11.98%) Migration
11 22 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 21 (10.94%) Microsoft
12 21 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (9.90%) Data Mapping
13 19 (9.90%) MS Office
14 18 (9.38%) SQL Server
14 18 (9.38%) UNIX
14 18 (9.38%) ETL
15 17 (8.85%) SAS
16 16 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
17 15 (7.81%) Change Management
17 15 (7.81%) Retail
17 15 (7.81%) MS Access
17 15 (7.81%) Data Mining
18 14 (7.29%) UML
18 14 (7.29%) MS Visio
18 14 (7.29%) MS PowerPoint
19 13 (6.77%) Data Migration

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 17 (8.85%) SAS
2 4 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.52%) CICS
Applications
1 37 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.90%) MS Office
3 14 (7.29%) MS Visio
3 14 (7.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (6.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP FI-GL
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.81%) Data Mining
3 15 (7.81%) MS Access
4 8 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.65%) PowerCenter
5 7 (3.65%) QlikView
6 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.08%) Big Data
7 3 (1.56%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.04%) DB2
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.52%) BODI
9 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (5.21%) Subversion
2 7 (3.65%) ERwin
3 3 (1.56%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.56%) JIRA
3 3 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 92 (47.92%) Finance
2 79 (41.15%) Banking
3 15 (7.81%) Retail
4 7 (3.65%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.56%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 128 (66.67%) Analyst
2 53 (27.60%) Business Analyst
2 53 (27.60%) Data Analyst
3 19 (9.90%) Architect
4 14 (7.29%) Consultant
5 12 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 11 (5.73%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.21%) PeopleSoft Consultant
8 9 (4.69%) Developer
9 8 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (4.17%) SAS Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (3.65%) Payroll Consultant
10 7 (3.65%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (3.65%) ETL Architect
10 7 (3.65%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 6 (3.13%) MI Analyst
12 5 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.25%) XML
2 11 (5.73%) XSLT
3 1 (0.52%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.52%) JSON
3 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.52%) RESTful
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.65%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.13%) Credit Risk
4 6 (3.13%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.56%) GIS
6 3 (1.56%) FMCG
7 2 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) Equities
8 1 (0.52%) VSAM
8 1 (0.52%) Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.38%) UNIX
2 5 (2.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.83%) Data Modelling
2 38 (19.79%) Business Analysis
3 35 (18.23%) Project Management
4 25 (13.02%) Data Management
5 23 (11.98%) Migration
6 22 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (9.90%) Data Mapping
8 18 (9.38%) ETL
9 16 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (7.81%) Change Management
11 14 (7.29%) UML
12 13 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.77%) Data Migration
12 13 (6.77%) Test Scripting
13 11 (5.73%) Use Case
13 11 (5.73%) Analytics
14 10 (5.21%) Master Data Management
15 9 (4.69%) Data Transformation
15 9 (4.69%) Systems Analysis
15 9 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.98%) SQL
2 10 (5.21%) VBA
3 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (0.52%) COBOL
4 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (6.77%) Degree
2 4 (2.08%) CISA
2 4 (2.08%) CISM
2 4 (2.08%) CRISC
3 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.52%) CFA
3 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.58%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.08%) COBIT
4 1 (0.52%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) GAAP
4 1 (0.52%) FATCA
4 1 (0.52%) EMIR
4 1 (0.52%) COREP
4 1 (0.52%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.02%) Oracle
2 21 (10.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.21%) PeopleSoft
3 10 (5.21%) Teradata
4 8 (4.17%) Informatica
4 8 (4.17%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.65%) CA
5 7 (3.65%) SAP
6 3 (1.56%) HP
6 3 (1.56%) Netezza
7 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.04%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.04%) Sybase
8 1 (0.52%) Charles River
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