The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 65 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing Statistics 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.44% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 0.90% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £345 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -5.35%
Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
146 222 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.25% 24.53% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 102 68
Average daily rate £363 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £255 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.92 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.03% -52.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Statistics
Scotland

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) xDSL
2 1 (16.67%) MRTG
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) HSRP
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) xDSL
1 1 (16.67%) MRTG
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) HSRP
1 1 (16.67%) FDDI
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) ATM
1 1 (16.67%) ISDN
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) PPP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy