The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Chip and PIN in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Chip and PIN over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Chip and PIN
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Chip and PIN 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.031% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£85 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £85 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
-74.43% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £19.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
918 767 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.69% 27.62% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 419 344
Average daily rate £364 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 21 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +77.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.48 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.20 £17.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

Chip and PIN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Chip and PIN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Chip and PIN
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Chip and PIN across the Scotland region.

Chip and PIN Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Chip and PIN
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Chip and PIN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 1 £85 -
Chip and PIN
UK

Chip and PIN
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre

Chip and PIN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Chip and PIN 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 Chip and PIN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS Installation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared