The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 81 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 41 55 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 2.20% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.34% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 28
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£375 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £398 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.16%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 2346 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.07% 93.80% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1129 1116
Average daily rate £360 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 72 103
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £24.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Data Analyst
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Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Data Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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 -22 24 £375 +25.00% 6
Glasgow +3 17 £375 +36.36% 4
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
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Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 35 (53.03%) Data Analysis
3 34 (51.52%) SQL
4 17 (25.76%) ETL
5 14 (21.21%) Banking
6 11 (16.67%) Migration
6 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
8 9 (13.64%) VBA
8 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 8 (12.12%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
10 7 (10.61%) Data Management
10 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
11 6 (9.09%) UNIX
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle
11 6 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (9.09%) SAS
11 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
11 6 (9.09%) Data Integration
12 5 (7.58%) Data Mapping
12 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
12 5 (7.58%) Analytics
12 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Data Management
12 5 (7.58%) FTP
12 5 (7.58%) MS Access
12 5 (7.58%) ISEB
12 5 (7.58%) Informatica

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.52%) Agresso
2 1 (1.52%) Eagle PACE
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (7.58%) MS Access
4 4 (6.06%) Data Mart
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (6.06%) Star Schema
4 4 (6.06%) OLAP
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.55%) QlikView
6 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (3.03%) ERwin
General
1 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.55%) Front Office
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) Equities
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Data Analysis
2 17 (25.76%) ETL
3 11 (16.67%) Migration
3 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (15.15%) Data Migration
5 9 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 8 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
7 7 (10.61%) Data Management
7 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Data Management
8 5 (7.58%) Data Mapping
8 5 (7.58%) Analytics
9 4 (6.06%) Data Governance
9 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.55%) Investment Management
10 3 (4.55%) Data Transformation
11 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) VBA
3 1 (1.52%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.58%) ISEB
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) Basel II
2 1 (1.52%) MiFID
2 1 (1.52%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (7.58%) Informatica
3 4 (6.06%) Charles River
3 4 (6.06%) Sybase
3 4 (6.06%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.03%) Teradata
5 2 (3.03%) Reuters
5 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.52%) RIMES
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