The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 11 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.86% - 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.73% - 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £343 £362
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -5.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £16.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -54.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
55 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 69.62% 78.26% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 22
Average daily rate £375 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.14 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Data Analysis
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITSM
2 6 (75.00%) SMS
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Toad
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Netezza
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (25.00%) Toad
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Applications Support
3 5 (62.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Teradata
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Netezza