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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 47 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 90 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.14% 1.12% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 1.22% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 15
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £313 £336
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £18.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.05 - £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.00 - £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+32.75% -15.94%
Data Analyst
UK

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
2670 2384 2292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.10% 92.22% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1403 1338 1111
Average daily rate £360 £368 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 70 62
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 50 £325 -7.14% 2
Edinburgh +23 36 £350 -14.32% 7
Stirling -6 1 £375 -
Inverclyde - 1 £325 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 93 (56.71%) Finance
2 67 (40.85%) SQL
3 60 (36.59%) Data Analysis
4 50 (30.49%) Banking
5 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (23.78%) Migration
7 31 (18.90%) Data Migration
8 29 (17.68%) MS Excel
9 28 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (14.63%) Data Quality
11 23 (14.02%) Data Mapping
12 22 (13.41%) Data Management
13 21 (12.80%) Business Analysis
13 21 (12.80%) Data Modelling
14 19 (11.59%) SAS
15 18 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
15 18 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.37%) Oracle
16 17 (10.37%) ETL
17 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
17 16 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (8.54%) Financial Institution
18 14 (8.54%) Data Transformation
19 13 (7.93%) Retail
20 12 (7.32%) Data Mining
20 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
20 12 (7.32%) Project Management
21 11 (6.71%) MS Access
22 10 (6.10%) Data Centre
22 10 (6.10%) Data Governance

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (11.59%) SAS
2 3 (1.83%) Lync
2 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (17.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.27%) MS Office
4 6 (3.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) SAN
1 4 (2.44%) WAN
1 4 (2.44%) DNS
1 4 (2.44%) LAN
1 4 (2.44%) VoIP
2 3 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (1.83%) iSCSI
2 3 (1.83%) WLAN
2 3 (1.83%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
1 16 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (7.32%) Data Mining
3 11 (6.71%) MS Access
4 8 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.05%) OLAP
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.22%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Subversion
2 1 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 93 (56.71%) Finance
2 50 (30.49%) Banking
3 14 (8.54%) Financial Institution
4 13 (7.93%) Retail
5 6 (3.66%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.10%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.05%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.83%) FMCG
5 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.83%) Statistics
6 2 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.22%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (3.05%) UNIX
1 5 (3.05%) Windows
2 4 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.59%) Data Analysis
2 39 (23.78%) Migration
3 31 (18.90%) Data Migration
4 28 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (14.02%) Data Mapping
6 22 (13.41%) Data Management
7 21 (12.80%) Business Analysis
7 21 (12.80%) Data Modelling
8 18 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.37%) ETL
10 14 (8.54%) Data Transformation
11 12 (7.32%) Project Management
12 10 (6.10%) Data Governance
12 10 (6.10%) Data Cleansing
13 8 (4.88%) Change Management
14 7 (4.27%) Validation
14 7 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.66%) UML
15 6 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (3.05%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.85%) SQL
2 7 (4.27%) VBA
3 2 (1.22%) C
3 2 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) CRISC
3 1 (0.61%) HND
3 1 (0.61%) CISA
3 1 (0.61%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.63%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.61%) FATCA
4 1 (0.61%) EMIR
4 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) vSphere
1 5 (3.05%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (10.37%) Oracle
2 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.66%) Teradata
4 5 (3.05%) VMware
4 5 (3.05%) HP
5 4 (2.44%) Cisco
5 4 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.44%) SAP
5 4 (2.44%) Trillium
6 3 (1.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) Pega
7 1 (0.61%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.61%) Sybase
7 1 (0.61%) Remedy
7 1 (0.61%) Sun
7 1 (0.61%) CommVault
7 1 (0.61%) Informatica
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago