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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 110 49 103
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +54
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 38 93 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 3.16% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 3.31% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 54 16
Median daily rate £343 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.68 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £19.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +32.75%
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
2671 2809 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.65% 95.58% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1508 1468 1383
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 93 80
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -26 17 £375 +7.14% 4
Glasgow -31 11 £325 - 1
Dundee - 5 - -
West Lothian - 2 £350 -
Data Analyst
UK

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 38 (51.35%) Finance
2 32 (43.24%) SQL
3 22 (29.73%) Data Analysis
4 21 (28.38%) Data Quality
5 20 (27.03%) Data Modelling
6 19 (25.68%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (25.68%) Banking
7 18 (24.32%) Migration
8 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
10 14 (18.92%) Oracle
11 11 (14.86%) Analytics
11 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.51%) Data Management
12 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (12.16%) Data Migration
14 8 (10.81%) Retail
14 8 (10.81%) SAS
14 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
15 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (9.46%) MS Access
16 6 (8.11%) Credit Risk
16 6 (8.11%) Data Entry
16 6 (8.11%) Trillium
16 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
16 6 (8.11%) MS Office
16 6 (8.11%) ISEB
16 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
17 5 (6.76%) 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 8 (10.81%) SAS
2 1 (1.35%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.70%) MS Project
5 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.46%) MS Access
4 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.41%) GIS
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.05%) QlikView
7 2 (2.70%) Big Data
7 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.35%) QGIS
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) PVCS
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (51.35%) Finance
2 19 (25.68%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Front Office
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Credit Risk
3 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.70%) Derivative
4 2 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Data Analysis
2 20 (27.03%) Data Modelling
3 18 (24.32%) Migration
4 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (14.86%) Analytics
6 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.51%) Data Management
7 9 (12.16%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.11%) Data Entry
9 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.41%) CRM
10 4 (5.41%) ETL
10 4 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (5.41%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.05%) ERP
11 3 (4.05%) ITIL
11 3 (4.05%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
2 3 (4.05%) VBA
3 2 (2.70%) VB
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) R
4 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.38%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.76%) QA
3 3 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Trillium
4 3 (4.05%) Google
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
4 3 (4.05%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (4.05%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Teradata
5 2 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos
6 1 (1.35%) ESRI
6 1 (1.35%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) Talend
6 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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