The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iPad in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPad over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple iPad
Rank 113 98 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing iPad 8 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.71% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 2.84% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
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£225 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £13.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.32% -24.28%
iPad
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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
700 633 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.38% 25.04% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 293 262
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 37
Average hourly rate £12.71 £13.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% -24.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.77 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

iPad
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

iPad Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

iPad
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

iPad Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

iPad
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPad across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

iPad Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

iPad
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 iPad within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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 -1 4 £500 - 2
Glasgow -18 1 £150 -60.00% 5
Aberdeen - - - -
iPad
UK

iPad
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing iPad 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 iPad.

1 8 (44.44%) iPhone
2 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Apple
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) SCCM
6 2 (11.11%) SCOM
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (11.11%) NAS
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Replication
6 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
6 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) SQL

iPad
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing iPad 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 iPad. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Hudson
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 2 (11.11%) Training Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) MFC
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
1 1 (5.56%) Servlets
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.56%) DirectX
1 1 (5.56%) WinForms
1 1 (5.56%) Java EE
1 1 (5.56%) JSTL
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
1 1 (5.56%) OSGi
1 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) People Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Fund Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Apple
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Symbian
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec