The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £413 £261
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +57.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+21.93% -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
993 853 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 73.18% 71.80% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 416 326
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 16
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the Edinburgh region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Benchmarking
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) TSYS
1 4 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Fraud Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Credit Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 4 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) TSYS