The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analytics
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 44
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 34 53 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.74% 3.51% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 4.25% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 29
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £330 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £558 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £400
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.31 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.83% -20.17%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 769 1246 1177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.51% 82.63% 81.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 696 672
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Edinburgh

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Edinburgh

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Edinburgh

Analytics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) SAS
3 14 (23.33%) Data Analytics
4 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (18.33%) Project Management
6 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.00%) Banking
7 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (13.33%) SQL
8 8 (13.33%) Degree
9 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.00%) Java
9 6 (10.00%) ETL
9 6 (10.00%) Python
9 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.00%) Splunk
9 6 (10.00%) Big Data
9 6 (10.00%) Credit Risk
9 6 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (8.33%) Google Analytics
10 5 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (8.33%) User Experience
10 5 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
10 5 (8.33%) Marketing
10 5 (8.33%) Google
10 5 (8.33%) Statistics
10 5 (8.33%) Data Management
11 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 16 (26.67%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.00%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Big Data
1 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) QlikView
3 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.33%) Looker
4 2 (3.33%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) GIS
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) QGIS
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (1.67%) ERwin
1 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (5.00%) Law
4 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Architect
2 7 (11.67%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Analytics Manager
5 4 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Customer Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Head of Strategy
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.67%) Apache OpenJPA
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) J2EE
3 1 (1.67%) JPA
3 1 (1.67%) JSF
3 1 (1.67%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.67%) Sass
3 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 5 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.33%) CMDB
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.67%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Data Analytics
2 11 (18.33%) Project Management
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.00%) ETL
5 6 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.33%) Data Management
6 5 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
6 5 (8.33%) Statistics
7 4 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) ITIL
8 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.00%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
3 3 (5.00%) R
4 2 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) CEH
2 3 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) APMP
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Splunk
2 5 (8.33%) Google
3 4 (6.67%) Cognos
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Tableau
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Teradata
5 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.67%) Pega
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Talend
6 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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