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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 117 64 89
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 31 76 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 2.52% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.64% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 22
Median daily rate £336 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £405 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.40 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.99 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.59% +12.40%
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
2738 2878 2497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.56% 95.46% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 1463 1374
Median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 83 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -20 15 £375 +2.73% 4
Glasgow -33 6 £288 -11.53% 2
Dundee - 4 - -
West Lothian - 2 £350 -
Stirling +4 1 £325 -13.33%
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 31 (42.47%) SQL
3 24 (32.88%) Data Analysis
4 22 (30.14%) Data Modelling
5 21 (28.77%) Banking
6 19 (26.03%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (26.03%) Data Quality
7 17 (23.29%) Migration
8 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
10 13 (17.81%) Oracle
10 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.70%) Analytics
11 10 (13.70%) Retail
11 10 (13.70%) Data Management
11 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
11 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
12 9 (12.33%) SAS
12 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
14 7 (9.59%) MS Access
15 6 (8.22%) Credit Risk
15 6 (8.22%) Data Entry
15 6 (8.22%) Retail Banking
15 6 (8.22%) Trillium
15 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
15 6 (8.22%) ISEB
15 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
16 5 (6.85%) Waterfall

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 9 (12.33%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.85%) MS Office
3 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.74%) MS Project
5 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.59%) MS Access
4 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.48%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.11%) GIS
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.11%) QlikView
6 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.74%) Big Data
7 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) PVCS
1 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (56.16%) Finance
2 21 (28.77%) Banking
3 10 (13.70%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Front Office
6 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Credit Risk
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.37%) Derivative
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Equities
5 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Data Analysis
2 22 (30.14%) Data Modelling
3 17 (23.29%) Migration
4 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (13.70%) Analytics
6 10 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.70%) Data Management
6 10 (13.70%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.22%) Data Entry
8 5 (6.85%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.48%) CRM
9 4 (5.48%) Data Mapping
9 4 (5.48%) ETL
9 4 (5.48%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (5.48%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.11%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 31 (42.47%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
2 4 (5.48%) VBA
3 2 (2.74%) VB
4 1 (1.37%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) ISEB
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.03%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.85%) QA
3 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Trillium
4 4 (5.48%) Teradata
5 3 (4.11%) Google
5 3 (4.11%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.74%) Citrix
6 2 (2.74%) VMware
7 1 (1.37%) Cognos
7 1 (1.37%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.37%) Informatica
7 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Tableau
7 1 (1.37%) Talend
7 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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