The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 110 74 88
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 28 65 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 2.04% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 2.14% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 23
Median daily rate £336 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £288 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £404 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £12.40 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2403 3034 2589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.98% 95.17% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1529 1367
Median daily rate £350 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 70 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.28 £40.38 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 20 £375 +7.14% 2
Glasgow -30 3 £288 -11.53%
Dundee - 2 - -
Stirling +3 1 £325 -13.33%
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (51.43%) Finance
2 30 (42.86%) SQL
3 24 (34.29%) Data Modelling
3 24 (34.29%) Data Analysis
4 21 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (28.57%) Banking
6 16 (22.86%) Migration
7 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (21.43%) Oracle
8 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
9 13 (18.57%) Data Quality
10 10 (14.29%) SAS
10 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.86%) Retail
11 9 (12.86%) Data Migration
12 8 (11.43%) Data Management
12 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
13 6 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
13 6 (8.57%) Analytics
13 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
13 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
13 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (8.57%) Credit Risk
13 6 (8.57%) Data Entry
13 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
13 6 (8.57%) ETL

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.29%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
3 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.86%) MS Project
5 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.43%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.57%) MS Access
3 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.71%) GIS
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.29%) QlikView
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.43%) Big Data
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.43%) QGIS
7 1 (1.43%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) PVCS
1 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 36 (51.43%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Banking
3 9 (12.86%) Retail
4 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Credit Risk
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.86%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.43%) Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Equities
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Data Analysis
1 24 (34.29%) Data Modelling
2 16 (22.86%) Migration
3 15 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.86%) Data Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Data Management
7 6 (8.57%) Analytics
7 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.57%) Data Entry
7 6 (8.57%) ETL
7 6 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (5.71%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (4.29%) Data Mapping
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.71%) VBA
4 2 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISEB
2 3 (4.29%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.14%) Teradata
3 5 (7.14%) Trillium
4 3 (4.29%) Google
5 2 (2.86%) Citrix
5 2 (2.86%) IBM
5 2 (2.86%) Informatica
5 2 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Charles River
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) ESRI
6 1 (1.43%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) Tableau
6 1 (1.43%) Talend