The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 86 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Equities 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.074% 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 1.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
309 231 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.82% 20.07% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 115 72
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £14.37 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.32% +19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £12.07 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £16.87 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Equities Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Equities
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the Edinburgh region.

Equities Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Equities
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Markit EDM
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Charles River
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) thinkFolio

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Equities 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 Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Markit EDM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Charles River
1 1 (33.33%) thinkFolio