The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analytics over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Data Analytics
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 91 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs citing Data Analytics 8 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.52% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.61% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Median daily rate £320 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £322 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £470 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £485
% change year-on-year -5.88% -12.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -28.00% -  

Data 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 997 1148 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.64% 85.23% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 629 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics in Edinburgh

Data Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Analytics.

1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Big Data
4 4 (30.77%) Big Data Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Splunk
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) CISSP
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Law
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
6 2 (15.38%) Tableau

Data 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Splunk Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Tableau Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Junior
3 1 (7.69%) Junior Embedded Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analytics Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CEH
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Tableau
3 1 (7.69%) Alteryx
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) FireEye
3 1 (7.69%) SAP