The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 75 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Contract jobs citing Statistics 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% 1.63% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +55.17%
Statistics
Scotland

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
339 307 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.43% 25.29% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 183 90
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Changepoint
5 1 (7.14%) Degree

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

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

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) HR Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Advisor
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Kanban
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
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