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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 98 95 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 26 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.16% 1.37% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.44% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 23
Median daily rate £320 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £233 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £11.30 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
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
2124 3119 2583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.91% 95.06% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1620 1320
Median daily rate £350 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 71 50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 18 £375 -7.12% 2
Glasgow +1 4 £150 -50.00%
Dundee - 1 - -
Data Analyst
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Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 26 (40.63%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) Data Analysis
4 20 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (29.69%) Data Modelling
6 15 (23.44%) Oracle
7 14 (21.88%) Banking
8 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
8 13 (20.31%) Migration
9 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
11 7 (10.94%) SAS
11 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
11 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
12 6 (9.38%) Data Entry
12 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.38%) Retail
12 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
12 6 (9.38%) MS Office
12 6 (9.38%) ETL
12 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
12 6 (9.38%) Data Quality
13 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
13 5 (7.81%) Translating Business Requirements
13 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
13 5 (7.81%) Trillium
13 5 (7.81%) VBA

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 7 (10.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) GeoServer
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
3 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.69%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.81%) MS Access
3 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (6.25%) GIS
5 3 (4.69%) QlikView
6 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.56%) QGIS
7 1 (1.56%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) PVCS
1 1 (1.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.69%) Data Integration
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.13%) CMDB
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Data Analysis
2 19 (29.69%) Data Modelling
3 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Migration
4 11 (17.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
7 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 6 (9.38%) Data Entry
7 6 (9.38%) ETL
7 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Data Management
8 5 (7.81%) System Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.25%) Change Management
9 4 (6.25%) Use Case
9 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.69%) ITIL
10 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.81%) VBA
4 2 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Oracle
2 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) Teradata
3 5 (7.81%) Trillium
4 2 (3.13%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Informatica
4 2 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Charles River
5 1 (1.56%) Cognos
5 1 (1.56%) ESRI
5 1 (1.56%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.56%) Platfora
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Talend
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