Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Data Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior Data Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 180 195
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Data Analyst 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.10% 0.14% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £383 £328 £455
90th Percentile £468 £460 £495
UK median daily rate £450 £431 £450
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.68 £25.39 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.67% -7.67% -25.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4767 4164 5891
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 94.64% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2697 2429 3043
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £237
90th Percentile £530 £496 £500
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 120 128
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £17.00 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.88% -25.85% +31.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.08 £47.90
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Data Analyst in Scotland

Senior Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Data Analyst in Scotland

Senior Data Analyst
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 Senior Data Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -21 3 £425 +19.72% 1
Glasgow -8 2 - -
Senior Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Data Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Teradata
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SAS
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000

Senior Data Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Teradata