The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial Institution
Rank 125 104 114
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 26 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 0.92% 0.53%
As % of the General category 1.86% 1.90% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 11
Average daily rate £475 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% +2.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £424 £365
% change year-on-year
+12.09% +16.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-34.75% +18.51%
Financial Institution
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1397 1471 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.75% 48.45% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 768 496
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 14
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.69 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.33% +88.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.76 £10.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £65.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.25 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -5.82%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Institution across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Financial Institution
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Financial Institution Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Financial Institution
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 Financial Institution within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +4 24 £475 +26.66% 1
Glasgow -7 1 £350 -8.49% 2
Financial Institution
UK

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 38 (100.00%) Finance
2 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 19 (50.00%) Hedge funds
4 10 (26.32%) CA
4 10 (26.32%) CA Single Sign-On
4 10 (26.32%) RACF
4 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
6 8 (21.05%) Unix
6 8 (21.05%) Clustering
6 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 7 (18.42%) Linux
7 7 (18.42%) Java
7 7 (18.42%) VBA
7 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
8 6 (15.79%) Veritas
8 6 (15.79%) Solaris
8 6 (15.79%) Nagios
8 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
8 6 (15.79%) Perl
8 6 (15.79%) RAD
8 6 (15.79%) LDAP
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
8 6 (15.79%) Ruby
8 6 (15.79%) PKI
8 6 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (15.79%) Veritas File System
8 6 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (15.79%) OAuth

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) BGP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) OSPF
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 38 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Consultant
2 10 (26.32%) Security Consultant
3 9 (23.68%) Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Advisor
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) OBIEE Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) OBIEE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Security Advisor
7 2 (5.26%) SIEM Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Financial Services Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) OAuth
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 8 (21.05%) Clustering
3 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
4 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 6 (15.79%) PKI
5 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (5.26%) PMI
7 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 6 (15.79%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
2 6 (15.79%) RAD
3 5 (13.16%) Information Security
4 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) SIEM
5 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Defect Management
6 1 (2.63%) DevOps
6 1 (2.63%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.63%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) VBA
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
3 6 (15.79%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CCDA
2 1 (2.63%) CCNA
2 1 (2.63%) CCNP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) RACF
3 6 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (15.79%) Veritas File System
3 6 (15.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (15.79%) Nagios
2 6 (15.79%) TADDM
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) CA
2 6 (15.79%) Veritas
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat