The table below looks at the statistics for EDI skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EDI over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Rank 121 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing EDI 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% - 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
EDI
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
776 558 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.77% 22.66% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 264 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

EDI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

EDI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

EDI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

EDI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

EDI
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 EDI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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EDI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing EDI 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 EDI.

1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Agresso
3 2 (16.67%) Symantec
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Ethernet

EDI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing EDI 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 EDI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Agresso
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PVCS
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) BPMN
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VB
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Mitel
2 1 (8.33%) Vizioncore
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) IBM