The table below looks at the statistics for Statistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 72 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Statistics 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.069% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.082% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £190
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
708 1216 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.49% 83.34% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 649 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (25.00%) CEH
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) GIAC
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (25.00%) SANS
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) ISO27005
4 2 (16.67%) CESG
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Economics
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Infographics
5 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Social Media

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Inkscape
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Digital Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Advisor
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Statistician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
1 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (16.67%) Economics
4 2 (16.67%) Infographics
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (25.00%) GIAC
2 3 (25.00%) SANS
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (16.67%) ISO27005
3 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft