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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Statistics
Rank 82 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.87% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£180 £400 £156
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +156.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £400 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £400 £161
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +20.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
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
309 231 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.82% 20.07% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 115 72
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £14.37 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.32% +19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £12.07 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £16.87 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Changepoint
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Changepoint
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) HR Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (28.57%) Data Extraction
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree