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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RedDot 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £200 £179
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
437 381 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.42% 33.48% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 149 125
Average daily rate £400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £275 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.35 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%