The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 29 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing XML 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.82% 3.57% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.57% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
21 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.38% 32.14% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 5
Average daily rate £350 £368 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £330 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £370 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

XML Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing XML 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 XML.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (58.33%) High Availability
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
3 7 (58.33%) VBScript
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) X.500
4 5 (41.67%) MIIS
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) MCITP
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) MCSA
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) IIS
6 3 (25.00%) IPv4
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) MCTS
7 1 (8.33%) Validation
7 1 (8.33%) Clustering

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing XML 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 XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) X.500
2 3 (25.00%) VLAN
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) IPv4
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) High Availability
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) VBScript
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) MCSA
3 4 (33.33%) MCITP
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 3 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) MIIS
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Veritas