The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 26 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 Analysis
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 108 44
Rank change year-on-year +54 -64  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 68 43 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.11% 1.49% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 1.74% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 69
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £224 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -73.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £13.80 £21.00
% change year-on-year +26.81% -34.28%  

Data Analysis 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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1800 2473 2451
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.42% 85.42% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1405 1258
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 66
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Scotland

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Scotland

Data Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +37 46 £400 +1.01% 5
Glasgow +20 18 £388 -3.12% 3
Stirling +13 4 £475 +46.15% 1
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 51 (46.79%) Finance
2 41 (37.61%) SQL
3 24 (22.02%) Business Analysis
4 23 (21.10%) Banking
4 23 (21.10%) Analytics
5 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 21 (19.27%) ETL
6 21 (19.27%) SAS
7 20 (18.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (14.68%) Data Modelling
10 16 (14.68%) Oracle
11 15 (13.76%) Data Management
11 15 (13.76%) Data Quality
12 14 (12.84%) GAP Analysis
13 13 (11.93%) Migration
13 13 (11.93%) QlikView
14 12 (11.01%) Project Management
15 11 (10.09%) Data Mining
15 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
16 10 (9.17%) Python
16 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
17 9 (8.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 9 (8.26%) R
17 9 (8.26%) Visualisation
18 8 (7.34%) Big Data
18 8 (7.34%) Predictive Analytics

Data Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 21 (19.27%) SAS
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.67%) Apache
3 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.92%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.67%) SPSS
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) VoIP
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (11.93%) QlikView
3 11 (10.09%) Data Mining
4 8 (7.34%) Big Data
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.75%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.83%) GIS
10 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.92%) DataStage
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.92%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Axure RP
1 4 (3.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (3.67%) ERwin
2 2 (1.83%) XMLSpy
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.92%) Subversion
3 1 (0.92%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 51 (46.79%) Finance
2 23 (21.10%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Legal
4 4 (3.67%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Billing
6 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (62.39%) Analyst
2 25 (22.94%) Data Analyst
3 19 (17.43%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Consultant
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.50%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Data Scientist
7 5 (4.59%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Data Modeller
8 4 (3.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Programmer
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (3.67%) User Experience Consultant
9 3 (2.75%) Process Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) Lucene
1 4 (3.67%) Natural Language Processing
1 4 (3.67%) Web Services
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.83%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) jQuery
4 1 (0.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) User Experience
3 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.92%) CMDB
6 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) Business Analysis
2 23 (21.10%) Analytics
3 21 (19.27%) ETL
4 20 (18.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (16.51%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.68%) Data Modelling
7 15 (13.76%) Data Management
8 14 (12.84%) GAP Analysis
9 13 (11.93%) Migration
10 12 (11.01%) Project Management
11 11 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (9.17%) Risk Management
13 9 (8.26%) Visualisation
14 8 (7.34%) Predictive Analytics
15 7 (6.42%) Change Management
15 7 (6.42%) TDD
16 6 (5.50%) Asset Management
16 6 (5.50%) ITIL
16 6 (5.50%) Release Management
16 6 (5.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) Python
3 9 (8.26%) R
4 7 (6.42%) Java
5 6 (5.50%) VBA
6 5 (4.59%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.92%) C#
9 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) CISSP
1 7 (6.42%) Degree
2 5 (4.59%) CISA
2 5 (4.59%) CRISC
2 5 (4.59%) PhD
3 3 (2.75%) CCNA
3 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.83%) CISM
5 1 (0.92%) APMP
5 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.92%) CEH
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.92%) SANS
5 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.76%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.50%) QA
3 4 (3.67%) MiFID
4 3 (2.75%) COBIT
5 2 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.92%) COREP
6 1 (0.92%) EMIR
6 1 (0.92%) FINREP
6 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Oracle
2 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.42%) Teradata
4 5 (4.59%) Google
4 5 (4.59%) Informatica
4 5 (4.59%) Tableau
5 4 (3.67%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.75%) Cognos
7 1 (0.92%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.92%) BISAM
7 1 (0.92%) ESRI
7 1 (0.92%) Facebook
7 1 (0.92%) IBM
7 1 (0.92%) SAP
7 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.92%) Sybase
7 1 (0.92%) Trillium
7 1 (0.92%) Twitter
Stirling, Stirlingshire
SanRidge Ltd
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