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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 99 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 24 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 1.67% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.76% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 25
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £293 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.30 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.09% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.34
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +16.27%
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
2069 3073 2628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.17% 95.17% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1588 1414
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 +1 17 £381 -6.44%
Glasgow -9 4 £150 -55.55%
Dundee - 1 - -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 27 (46.55%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 22 (37.93%) Data Analysis
3 17 (29.31%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (27.59%) Data Modelling
5 12 (20.69%) Oracle
5 12 (20.69%) Banking
6 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.24%) Migration
7 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
9 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
10 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.34%) SAS
10 6 (10.34%) Retail
10 6 (10.34%) Teradata
11 5 (8.62%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (8.62%) ETL
11 5 (8.62%) Trillium
11 5 (8.62%) System Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Data Entry
12 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
12 4 (6.90%) Analytics
12 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
12 4 (6.90%) Use Case

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 6 (10.34%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.17%) MS Office
3 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.45%) MS Project
4 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.90%) MS Access
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.17%) GIS
3 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.45%) QlikView
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.72%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.72%) QGIS
5 1 (1.72%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) PVCS
1 1 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (46.55%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.45%) CMDB
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.72%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Data Analysis
2 16 (27.59%) Data Modelling
3 11 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.24%) Migration
5 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Data Entry
7 5 (8.62%) ETL
7 5 (8.62%) System Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (6.90%) Analytics
8 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.90%) Use Case
9 3 (5.17%) Data Mapping
9 3 (5.17%) Investment Management
9 3 (5.17%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.90%) VBA
4 2 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
1 1 (1.72%) ISEB
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) GeoWebCache
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Teradata
3 5 (8.62%) Trillium
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
4 2 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.72%) Charles River
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos
5 1 (1.72%) ESRI
5 1 (1.72%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Platfora
5 1 (1.72%) Tableau
5 1 (1.72%) Talend