The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analytics
UK / Scotland
Rank 100 120 107
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.49% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 10
Median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £395
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £46.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-37.09% +24.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1388 2032 2094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.77% 79.72% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 1103 1173
Median daily rate £375 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £47.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Data Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Analytics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analytics across the Scotland region.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analytics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Data Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Analytics
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 Analytics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 +16 4 £350 -12.50% 3
Glasgow +11 2 - - 4
Data Analytics
UK

Data Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) SAS
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) QA
3 3 (21.43%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) GIS
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
3 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (14.29%) KDB
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Ontologies
4 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Cognos
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) Kdb+
4 2 (14.29%) Spatial Data
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView
4 2 (14.29%) PostGIS
4 2 (14.29%) QGIS
5 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland

Data Analytics
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 4 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) KDB
2 2 (14.29%) Kdb+
2 2 (14.29%) QGIS
2 2 (14.29%) QlikView
2 2 (14.29%) Spatial Data
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) Looker
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) KDB Developer
3 2 (14.29%) MI Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Big Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Report Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) PostGIS
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Credit Risk
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Ontologies
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (21.43%) Regulatory Compliance
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Retrieval
5 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Discovery
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Spatial Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Postgraduate
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) BS7666
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) RapidMiner
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter