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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 56 67 87
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 70 52 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.54% 2.13% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.32% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 9
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£375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.71 £17.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.92% +27.77%
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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
2599 2243 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 91.93% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1118 1078
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 68
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.72 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -4 46 £375 +25.00% 3
Glasgow -3 14 £381 +27.08% 1
Aberdeen +12 3 £375 +341.17%
Stirling -8 3 £350 -
Midlothian - - - -
Data Analyst
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Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 67 (54.03%) SQL
2 61 (49.19%) Finance
3 46 (37.10%) Migration
4 43 (34.68%) Data Analysis
5 39 (31.45%) Banking
6 31 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 29 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (20.16%) ETL
9 24 (19.35%) Data Quality
10 21 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (16.94%) Oracle
11 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
12 18 (14.52%) Data Management
13 17 (13.71%) Data Mapping
14 16 (12.90%) Business Analysis
15 15 (12.10%) Retail
15 15 (12.10%) SAS
16 14 (11.29%) Data Cleansing
17 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
18 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
19 11 (8.87%) VBA
20 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
21 9 (7.26%) MS Office
22 8 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
23 7 (5.65%) Business Objects
23 7 (5.65%) Project Management
23 7 (5.65%) MS Visio
23 7 (5.65%) Data Architecture
23 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 7 (5.65%) Data Governance

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (12.10%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.26%) MS Office
3 8 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (5.65%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.61%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.81%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.84%) MS Access
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.42%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.61%) QlikView
7 1 (0.81%) OLAP
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.81%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.81%) DataStage
7 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) JMeter
1 4 (3.23%) JProfiler
1 4 (3.23%) VisualVM
2 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 61 (49.19%) Finance
2 39 (31.45%) Banking
3 15 (12.10%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Front Office
5 3 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.61%) Back Office
6 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) HTML
1 4 (3.23%) Web Services
2 3 (2.42%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.42%) Derivative
5 2 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.61%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.81%) Kindle
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.10%) Migration
2 43 (34.68%) Data Analysis
3 31 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 25 (20.16%) ETL
5 18 (14.52%) Data Management
6 17 (13.71%) Data Mapping
7 16 (12.90%) Business Analysis
8 14 (11.29%) Data Cleansing
9 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.65%) Project Management
11 7 (5.65%) Data Architecture
11 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.65%) Data Governance
11 7 (5.65%) Data Transformation
12 6 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (4.03%) Analytics
13 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (4.03%) Asset Management
14 4 (3.23%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 67 (54.03%) SQL
2 11 (8.87%) VBA
3 5 (4.03%) Java
4 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) ISEB
2 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (16.94%) Oracle
2 7 (5.65%) Business Objects
3 6 (4.84%) Informatica
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.23%) SAP
6 3 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.42%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.61%) RIMES
7 2 (1.61%) Sybase
7 2 (1.61%) Cognos
8 1 (0.81%) Trillium
8 1 (0.81%) Reuters
8 1 (0.81%) Charles River
8 1 (0.81%) Teradata
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