The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 27 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reuters
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reuters 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.060% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £375 £180
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +108.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 -
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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
486 407 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.19% 34.12% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 221 133
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £14.51 £12.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -48.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £33.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IPT
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris