The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 105 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 1078 971 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.97% 1.84% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.41% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 630 639
Average daily rate
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£400 £415 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 32
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% +22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.22 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.21 £75.55 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-17.43% +39.74%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42498 40281 37334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.13% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27435 25058 22430
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1149 1192 1110
Average hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +6 937 £400 -5.04% 329
London +9 502 £448 -0.53% 144
South East +8 148 £364 +32.27% 48
City of London -20 131 £450 -3.48% 56
Scotland +27 102 £375 - 11
North West +7 77 £358 +6.71% 33
Yorkshire +4 67 £325 -21.68% 14
West Midlands +4 49 £379 +26.25% 19
South West -4 49 £375 +7.14% 31
West Yorkshire -5 46 £333 -21.76% 12
Edinburgh +18 44 £380 -5.00% 4
Glasgow +13 43 £325 -7.14% 7
Buckinghamshire +20 36 £338 +23.28% 3
Manchester +2 32 £330 -2.22% 22
Hampshire +9 30 £343 +26.26% 9
Leeds -5 29 £375 +17.18% 8
East of England -31 25 £363 -14.70% 22
Milton Keynes +18 23 £343 +16.59% 2
Oxfordshire +1 23 £423 +40.83% 5
Berkshire +3 22 £301 +4.52% 8
South Yorkshire +1 18 £300 -22.58%
Wales +3 17 £325 -16.66% 5
East Midlands -19 17 £363 -9.37% 14
Wiltshire +15 16 £413 +17.85% 2
Oxford - 15 £440 - 2
East Sussex -4 14 £450 - 1
Warwickshire -7 14 £410 +36.66% 3
Bristol -7 14 £300 -11.11% 14
Swindon +10 13 £413 -5.71% 2
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £298 -20.66% 9

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis.

1 940 (40.76%) SQL
2 781 (33.87%) Finance
3 477 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 455 (19.73%) Banking
5 450 (19.51%) MS Excel
6 439 (19.04%) Analytical Skills
7 387 (16.78%) Microsoft
8 357 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
9 337 (14.61%) Business Analysis
10 327 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
11 319 (13.83%) Migration
12 302 (13.10%) SQL Server
13 273 (11.84%) ETL
14 260 (11.27%) Oracle
15 242 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
16 238 (10.32%) Analytics
17 220 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
18 219 (9.50%) Data Migration
19 218 (9.45%) Project Management
20 206 (8.93%) Data Management
21 198 (8.59%) Degree
22 194 (8.41%) MS Office
23 168 (7.29%) SAS
24 159 (6.90%) Data Mapping
25 151 (6.55%) MS PowerPoint
26 150 (6.50%) Validation
27 144 (6.24%) Data Quality
28 139 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 134 (5.81%) VBA
29 134 (5.81%) Relational Database

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analysis also 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 that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 168 (7.29%) SAS
2 81 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 15 (0.65%) ArcGIS
4 12 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (0.48%) Apache Pig
5 11 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.43%) CMS
6 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.30%) IIS
8 6 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.26%) Lync
9 5 (0.22%) Confluence
9 5 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.17%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.17%) LiveCycle
10 4 (0.17%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.17%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 450 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 194 (8.41%) MS Office
3 151 (6.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 103 (4.47%) MS Visio
5 54 (2.34%) MS Project
6 40 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
7 32 (1.39%) SPSS
8 10 (0.43%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.043%) FastStats
10 1 (0.043%) Simulink
10 1 (0.043%) Stata
10 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (0.56%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.48%) Workday HCM
4 8 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.35%) SAP HR
4 8 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.26%) SimCorp Dimension
7 5 (0.22%) Summit
7 5 (0.22%) LatentZero
7 5 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.17%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
9 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.60%) Google Analytics
2 17 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.22%) SaaS
3 5 (0.22%) Office 365
3 5 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.13%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.087%) Force.com
6 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.043%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.043%) Lucidchart
7 1 (0.043%) PaaS
7 1 (0.043%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.43%) Intranet
2 30 (1.30%) Internet
3 10 (0.43%) LAN
3 10 (0.43%) WAN
4 9 (0.39%) Firewall
5 7 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.30%) SAN
5 7 (0.30%) VPN
6 6 (0.26%) DNS
7 5 (0.22%) SMS
7 5 (0.22%) Broadband
8 4 (0.17%) Wireless
8 4 (0.17%) 2G
8 4 (0.17%) 4G
9 3 (0.13%) Network Security
9 3 (0.13%) 3G
9 3 (0.13%) LDAP
9 3 (0.13%) ATM
9 3 (0.13%) HTTP
9 3 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
2 302 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 139 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 134 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 130 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 102 (4.42%) Data Mining
7 93 (4.03%) QlikView
8 90 (3.90%) MS Access
9 82 (3.56%) Big Data
10 77 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 61 (2.65%) Oracle Database
12 58 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 51 (2.21%) RDBMS
14 45 (1.95%) Hadoop
15 33 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 32 (1.39%) Base SAS
16 32 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
17 29 (1.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
18 26 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
19 25 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 45 (1.95%) ERwin
2 36 (1.56%) JIRA
3 24 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 24 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 23 (1.00%) Subversion
5 20 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
7 13 (0.56%) Toad
8 8 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.30%) ReSharper
9 7 (0.30%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.22%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.17%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.13%) Ant
13 2 (0.087%) JUnit
13 2 (0.087%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.087%) Selenium
13 2 (0.087%) Cucumber
General
1 781 (33.87%) Finance
2 455 (19.73%) Banking
3 127 (5.51%) Investment Banking
4 102 (4.42%) Retail
5 81 (3.51%) Marketing
6 72 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 54 (2.34%) Legal
8 44 (1.91%) Financial Institution
9 41 (1.78%) Publishing
10 37 (1.60%) Front Office
11 35 (1.52%) Retail Banking
12 31 (1.34%) Back Office
13 26 (1.13%) Law
14 18 (0.78%) Advertising
15 12 (0.52%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.43%) Billing
17 9 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.30%) Multimedia
19 6 (0.26%) Private Banking
20 5 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 1428 (61.93%) Analyst
2 654 (28.36%) Data Analyst
3 555 (24.07%) Business Analyst
4 284 (12.32%) Developer
5 151 (6.55%) Architect
6 89 (3.86%) Data Architect
7 88 (3.82%) Consultant
8 74 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
9 61 (2.65%) Data Modeller
10 58 (2.52%) Business Data Analyst
11 57 (2.47%) Banking Business Analyst
12 55 (2.39%) SQL Developer
13 54 (2.34%) Technical Analyst
14 52 (2.25%) Project Manager
15 50 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
16 45 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 38 (1.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 38 (1.65%) Report Analyst
18 36 (1.56%) MI Analyst
19 33 (1.43%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.90%) XML
2 70 (3.04%) .NET
3 45 (1.95%) Web Services
4 39 (1.69%) HTML
4 39 (1.69%) XSLT
5 35 (1.52%) CSS
6 32 (1.39%) ASP.NET
7 20 (0.87%) Java EE
8 18 (0.78%) Middleware
9 14 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (0.61%) AngularJS
10 12 (0.52%) MDX
11 10 (0.43%) jQuery
12 9 (0.39%) JSON
12 9 (0.39%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.35%) Ajax
13 8 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 439 (19.04%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 99 (4.29%) Data Integration
4 75 (3.25%) Visualisation
4 75 (3.25%) NHS
4 75 (3.25%) Data Structures
5 73 (3.17%) Statistics
6 55 (2.39%) Credit Risk
7 50 (2.17%) Fixed Income
8 48 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 48 (2.08%) Reference Data
9 45 (1.95%) Data Extraction
10 38 (1.65%) Derivative
11 37 (1.60%) GIS
11 37 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 35 (1.52%) User Experience
13 31 (1.34%) Mathematics
14 27 (1.17%) Equities
15 24 (1.04%) Mainframe
16 22 (0.95%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 98 (4.25%) UNIX
2 88 (3.82%) Windows
3 25 (1.08%) Linux
4 21 (0.91%) Windows 7
5 18 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.35%) AIX
6 8 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.087%) CentOS
8 2 (0.087%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.087%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.043%) Android
9 1 (0.043%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.043%) Solaris
9 1 (0.043%) SUSE
9 1 (0.043%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.043%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (20.69%) Data Modelling
2 357 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
3 337 (14.61%) Business Analysis
4 319 (13.83%) Migration
5 273 (11.84%) ETL
6 242 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 238 (10.32%) Analytics
8 220 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
9 219 (9.50%) Data Migration
10 218 (9.45%) Project Management
11 206 (8.93%) Data Management
12 159 (6.90%) Data Mapping
13 150 (6.50%) Validation
14 115 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
15 98 (4.25%) Data Architecture
16 95 (4.12%) CRM
17 90 (3.90%) SDLC
18 87 (3.77%) Data Governance
19 85 (3.69%) Data Cleansing
19 85 (3.69%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 940 (40.76%) SQL
2 134 (5.81%) VBA
3 132 (5.72%) T-SQL
4 99 (4.29%) PL/SQL
5 94 (4.08%) Java
6 68 (2.95%) Python
7 54 (2.34%) C#
8 45 (1.95%) R
9 41 (1.78%) VB
10 38 (1.65%) JavaScript
11 29 (1.26%) C
12 26 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.87%) C++
13 20 (0.87%) VB.NET
14 19 (0.82%) MATLAB
15 18 (0.78%) Perl
16 15 (0.65%) PowerShell
17 14 (0.61%) Ruby
18 11 (0.48%) Scala
19 8 (0.35%) REXX
Qualifications
1 198 (8.59%) Degree
2 103 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.26%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.08%) ISEB
6 19 (0.82%) CISA
7 17 (0.74%) CISM
8 13 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.56%) CISSP
9 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (0.52%) PMP
10 11 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
11 10 (0.43%) PhD
12 9 (0.39%) MCITP
12 9 (0.39%) CRISC
13 6 (0.26%) CFA
13 6 (0.26%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.22%) QiCA
14 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.24%) Data Quality
2 94 (4.08%) QA
3 44 (1.91%) SLA
4 13 (0.56%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.43%) COREP
6 9 (0.39%) FATCA
7 8 (0.35%) EMIR
8 7 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 7 (0.30%) COBIT
9 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.26%) Basel II
10 5 (0.22%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.17%) FINREP
11 4 (0.17%) MiFID
12 3 (0.13%) Basel III
13 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.087%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.043%) GCP
System Software
1 35 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.17%) HDFS
6 3 (0.13%) Docker
7 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.043%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.043%) vCloud
8 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (0.65%) OpenView
1 15 (0.65%) OVSD
2 14 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (0.13%) SCCM
5 3 (0.13%) Puppet
5 3 (0.13%) OPNET
6 2 (0.087%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.087%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.087%) Control-M
6 2 (0.087%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.087%) Salt
7 1 (0.043%) Mesos
7 1 (0.043%) Jitterbit
7 1 (0.043%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.043%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.043%) Ansible
7 1 (0.043%) Oozie
7 1 (0.043%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 387 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 260 (11.27%) Oracle
3 120 (5.20%) Business Objects
4 109 (4.73%) SAP
5 72 (3.12%) Tableau
6 69 (2.99%) Informatica
7 59 (2.56%) IBM
8 49 (2.12%) Cognos
9 48 (2.08%) Teradata
9 48 (2.08%) Google
10 34 (1.47%) HP
11 24 (1.04%) Netezza
12 23 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (1.00%) Sybase
12 23 (1.00%) Pega
13 21 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
13 21 (0.91%) GoldenSource
14 20 (0.87%) CA
15 18 (0.78%) VMware
16 17 (0.74%) Mapinfo
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £480 per day + .
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Addlestone, Surrey
Advantage XPO
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Addlestone, Surrey
Advantage XPO
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £240 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £480 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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West London
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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