The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 73 86 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 63 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.99% 1.71% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.86% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 17
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£350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £128 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 - £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +11.81%
Data Analyst
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2947 2532 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.97% 92.38% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1322 1117
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 77
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 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 +13 32 £325 -13.33%
Edinburgh +3 28 £365 +4.28% 7
Stirling - 1 £375 -
Inverclyde - 1 £325 -
Data Analyst
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Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 89 (58.55%) Finance
2 64 (42.11%) SQL
3 52 (34.21%) Data Analysis
4 42 (27.63%) Banking
5 37 (24.34%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (20.39%) Migration
7 29 (19.08%) MS Excel
8 26 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (17.11%) Data Migration
9 25 (16.45%) Data Management
10 23 (15.13%) Data Mapping
11 21 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.50%) Business Analysis
12 19 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
13 18 (11.84%) SAS
14 17 (11.18%) Data Modelling
14 17 (11.18%) Data Quality
15 15 (9.87%) Data Mining
15 15 (9.87%) Oracle
16 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
16 13 (8.55%) MS Access
16 13 (8.55%) Project Management
17 12 (7.89%) Retail
17 12 (7.89%) Data Transformation
18 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
18 11 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
19 9 (5.92%) ETL
19 9 (5.92%) Data Centre
20 8 (5.26%) Financial Institution
20 8 (5.26%) Retail Banking

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 18 (11.84%) SAS
2 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.97%) Lync
3 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (19.08%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.61%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.61%) MS Office
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.32%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.66%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.63%) LAN
1 4 (2.63%) VoIP
1 4 (2.63%) WAN
1 4 (2.63%) DNS
1 4 (2.63%) SAN
2 3 (1.97%) Internet
2 3 (1.97%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (1.97%) DHCP
2 3 (1.97%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) Data Mining
2 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.55%) MS Access
3 11 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.29%) OLAP
4 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.66%) DB2
7 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Toad
1 2 (1.32%) Subversion
2 1 (0.66%) ERwin
2 1 (0.66%) LSMW
General
1 89 (58.55%) Finance
2 42 (27.63%) Banking
3 12 (7.89%) Retail
4 8 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.34%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.29%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.97%) FMCG
4 3 (1.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Statistics
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.29%) UNIX
1 5 (3.29%) Windows
1 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.21%) Data Analysis
2 31 (20.39%) Migration
3 26 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (17.11%) Data Migration
4 25 (16.45%) Data Management
5 23 (15.13%) Data Mapping
6 21 (13.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 17 (11.18%) Data Modelling
9 13 (8.55%) Project Management
10 12 (7.89%) Data Transformation
11 9 (5.92%) ETL
12 8 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
13 7 (4.61%) Validation
13 7 (4.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (3.95%) Data Governance
14 6 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (3.29%) Statistical Analysis
15 5 (3.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 64 (42.11%) SQL
2 7 (4.61%) VBA
3 2 (1.32%) C
3 2 (1.32%) VB
4 1 (0.66%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) CRISC
3 1 (0.66%) HND
3 1 (0.66%) CISA
3 1 (0.66%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.18%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.66%) COBIT
4 1 (0.66%) MiFID
4 1 (0.66%) FATCA
4 1 (0.66%) EMIR
4 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) VMware ESX
1 5 (3.29%) vSphere
2 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (9.87%) Oracle
2 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.61%) SAP
4 5 (3.29%) HP
4 5 (3.29%) VMware
4 5 (3.29%) Teradata
5 4 (2.63%) Cisco
6 3 (1.97%) Tableau
7 2 (1.32%) Charles River
8 1 (0.66%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.66%) Pega
8 1 (0.66%) CommVault
8 1 (0.66%) Remedy
8 1 (0.66%) Sun
8 1 (0.66%) Cognos
8 1 (0.66%) Sybase
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