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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 91 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 46 61 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 2.18% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.36% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 17
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £144 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £17.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Data Analyst
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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
3045 2588 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.81% 92.69% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1309 1123
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 81
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.50 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Data Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh -16 24 £408 +16.42% 11
Glasgow +3 19 £325 +1.56% 3
Stirling +7 1 £375 -
Data Analyst
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Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 85 (63.43%) Finance
2 61 (45.52%) SQL
3 48 (35.82%) Data Analysis
4 37 (27.61%) Banking
5 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (22.39%) MS Excel
7 21 (15.67%) Migration
8 20 (14.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (14.18%) Data Mapping
9 19 (14.18%) Data Modelling
10 18 (13.43%) SAS
10 18 (13.43%) Business Analysis
10 18 (13.43%) Data Management
11 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (11.94%) Data Quality
13 15 (11.19%) Data Migration
14 13 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (8.96%) Microsoft
16 11 (8.21%) Data Mining
16 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
17 10 (7.46%) Data Transformation
17 10 (7.46%) MS Access
18 9 (6.72%) Oracle
18 9 (6.72%) MS Office
19 8 (5.97%) Data Cleansing
19 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
19 8 (5.97%) Retail
19 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
20 7 (5.22%) VBA

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 18 (13.43%) SAS
2 3 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.24%) Lync
3 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.75%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 30 (22.39%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.72%) MS Office
4 8 (5.97%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.24%) MS Project
6 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) LAN
1 4 (2.99%) VoIP
1 4 (2.99%) WAN
1 4 (2.99%) DNS
1 4 (2.99%) SAN
2 3 (2.24%) Internet
2 3 (2.24%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (2.24%) DHCP
2 3 (2.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (8.21%) Data Mining
2 11 (8.21%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.46%) MS Access
4 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.75%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) OLAP
7 1 (0.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Toad
2 1 (0.75%) ERwin
2 1 (0.75%) LSMW
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 85 (63.43%) Finance
2 37 (27.61%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Retail
4 6 (4.48%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) CSS
1 1 (0.75%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.99%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) Equities
5 1 (0.75%) Derivative
5 1 (0.75%) Statistics
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.73%) UNIX
1 5 (3.73%) Windows
1 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.99%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.82%) Data Analysis
2 21 (15.67%) Migration
3 20 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (14.18%) Data Modelling
4 19 (14.18%) Data Mapping
5 18 (13.43%) Data Management
5 18 (13.43%) Business Analysis
6 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (11.19%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.46%) Data Transformation
9 8 (5.97%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (4.48%) Project Management
12 5 (3.73%) Analytics
13 4 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (2.99%) Dimensional Modelling
13 4 (2.99%) Wealth Management
13 4 (2.99%) Target Operating Model
13 4 (2.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (45.52%) SQL
2 7 (5.22%) VBA
3 2 (1.49%) C
3 2 (1.49%) VB
4 1 (0.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) HND
4 1 (0.75%) CISA
4 1 (0.75%) CISM
4 1 (0.75%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.94%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.49%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.75%) MiFID
4 1 (0.75%) FATCA
4 1 (0.75%) EMIR
4 1 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
1 5 (3.73%) vSphere
2 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.72%) Oracle
3 5 (3.73%) VMware
3 5 (3.73%) Teradata
4 4 (2.99%) Cisco
4 4 (2.99%) SAP
4 4 (2.99%) HP
5 3 (2.24%) Tableau
6 2 (1.49%) Charles River
7 1 (0.75%) ESRI
7 1 (0.75%) Pega
7 1 (0.75%) CommVault
7 1 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) Cognos
7 1 (0.75%) Sybase
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