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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 73 88 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 55 26 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.98% 1.05% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.13% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 33
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£350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £175 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.17 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -6.06%
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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
2587 2305 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.06% 93.28% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1106 1163
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 89 119
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.33 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Glasgow +3 26 £285 +3.63%
Edinburgh +8 23 £350 -9.67% 2
Stirling -8 4 - -
West Lothian - - - -
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Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 48 (52.75%) Finance
2 46 (50.55%) SQL
2 46 (50.55%) Data Analysis
3 25 (27.47%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (25.27%) Banking
5 21 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (19.78%) Oracle
7 17 (18.68%) ETL
8 16 (17.58%) Migration
9 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
10 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (15.38%) Data Migration
11 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 13 (14.29%) VBA
12 11 (12.09%) SAS
12 11 (12.09%) Business Analysis
12 11 (12.09%) Data Management
13 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
14 8 (8.79%) Asset Management
15 7 (7.69%) Retail
15 7 (7.69%) Business Objects
15 7 (7.69%) Data Quality
16 6 (6.59%) Analytics
16 6 (6.59%) UNIX
16 6 (6.59%) MS Access
16 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (6.59%) Oracle Discoverer
16 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
16 6 (6.59%) Informatica
16 6 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (12.09%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.40%) MS Office
4 2 (2.20%) MS Project
4 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.20%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.10%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) MS Access
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (4.40%) OLAP
4 4 (4.40%) Star Schema
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.40%) Data Mart
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (4.40%) QlikView
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.10%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.10%) BODI
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) DataStage
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (2.20%) ERwin
General
1 48 (52.75%) Finance
2 23 (25.27%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.30%) Front Office
6 2 (2.20%) Marketing
7 1 (1.10%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.10%) Kindle
3 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.10%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.10%) Statistics
3 1 (1.10%) Equities
3 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) Data Analysis
2 17 (18.68%) ETL
3 16 (17.58%) Migration
4 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 11 (12.09%) Business Analysis
6 11 (12.09%) Data Management
7 8 (8.79%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.59%) Analytics
8 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.59%) Data Governance
9 5 (5.49%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Data Management
10 4 (4.40%) UML
10 4 (4.40%) Project Management
10 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.40%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.40%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) SQL
2 13 (14.29%) VBA
3 4 (4.40%) C#
3 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.10%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.49%) ISEB
3 2 (2.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.10%) MiFID
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.10%) Basel II
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Oracle
2 7 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) Informatica
4 5 (5.49%) Sybase
5 3 (3.30%) Charles River
5 3 (3.30%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.20%) Reuters
6 2 (2.20%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.20%) Teradata
7 1 (1.10%) RIMES
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