The table below looks at the statistics for EMIR 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 EMIR over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 87 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing EMIR 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.25% 0.091%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.60% 3.45% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £950
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -55.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
125 87 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.30% 7.38% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 42 28
Average daily rate £386 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.11% +20.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £333 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £596 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 £5.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

EMIR
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EMIR across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

EMIR Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

EMIR
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

EMIR Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

EMIR
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMIR across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

EMIR
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 8 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
2 7 (87.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Charles River
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 1 (12.50%) Advertising
6 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
6 1 (12.50%) Equities
6 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) MiFID
6 1 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing EMIR 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 EMIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (12.50%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Charles River