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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 72 82 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.88% 1.60% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £174
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +108.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.39 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.16% -
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
347 312 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.93% 24.64% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 193 99
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +65.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £17.00 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £25.00 £19.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 8 July 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%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Kanban
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
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 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Software Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Software Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Kanban
2 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Process Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) 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