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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 97 60 86
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 31 68 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.21% 2.51% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.62% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 14
Average daily rate £375 £350 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +43.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £148 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
2399 2593 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.00% 95.82% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1446 1055
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 65
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +14 15 £300 -29.41% 2
Edinburgh -43 12 £425 +21.42% 6
West Lothian +3 3 £315 - 1
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 41 (52.56%) Finance
2 36 (46.15%) SQL
3 30 (38.46%) Banking
4 25 (32.05%) Data Analysis
5 20 (25.64%) Data Modelling
6 18 (23.08%) Data Quality
7 17 (21.79%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (15.38%) Data Management
10 11 (14.10%) Migration
11 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
11 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.26%) Analytics
12 8 (10.26%) Investment Banking
13 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
13 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
13 7 (8.97%) VBA
13 7 (8.97%) GIS
14 6 (7.69%) Equities
14 6 (7.69%) SAP
14 6 (7.69%) ETL
14 6 (7.69%) Investment Management
15 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
15 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (6.41%) SAS
15 5 (6.41%) Oracle
15 5 (6.41%) Physical Data Model
16 4 (5.13%) Markit EDM
16 4 (5.13%) MS Access

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (6.41%) SAS
2 2 (2.56%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.28%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP APO
2 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.28%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (1.28%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.28%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.97%) GIS
3 4 (5.13%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.13%) MS Access
4 3 (3.85%) QGIS
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.85%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) OLAP
6 1 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.28%) QlikView
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (52.56%) Finance
2 30 (38.46%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Front Office
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Equities
3 4 (5.13%) Derivative
4 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) FMCG
5 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Data Analysis
2 20 (25.64%) Data Modelling
3 12 (15.38%) Data Management
3 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.10%) Migration
5 8 (10.26%) Analytics
6 7 (8.97%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.69%) ETL
7 6 (7.69%) Investment Management
8 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.41%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (5.13%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.13%) Wealth Management
10 3 (3.85%) CRM
10 3 (3.85%) Data Analytics
10 3 (3.85%) Data Governance
10 3 (3.85%) Line Management
10 3 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) VBA
3 3 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
1 2 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) SAP
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) Informatica
5 3 (3.85%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.85%) Reuters
6 2 (2.56%) ESRI
6 2 (2.56%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.56%) Trillium
7 1 (1.28%) Actimize
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.28%) Teradata
7 1 (1.28%) Twitter
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