The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RedDot over the 3 months to 24 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within RedDot Solutions.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing RedDot 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
420 404 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.79% 34.01% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 208 140
Average daily rate £400 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £180.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%