Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Data Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 79 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analyst 20 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.54% 0.63% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 0.66% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 17
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £225 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.89% -33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £366 £124 £175
90th Percentile £501 £408 £389
Scotland median daily rate £351 £325 £356
% change year-on-year +7.85% -8.77% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.00 - £33.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.75 £52.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +160.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1259 1063 1624
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 95.08% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 568 842
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £471 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 28
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £36.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -63.20% +120.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £60.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Glasgow

Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analyst in Glasgow

Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analyst in Glasgow

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Power BI
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) QA
6 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (10.00%) PDM
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) SMS
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) Power BI
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) BODI
5 1 (5.00%) DataStage
5 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) CAD
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (10.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) PDM
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (10.00%) Reuters
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Workday