The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink 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 LiveLink over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - 116 103
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.67% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £406 £400
% change year-on-year
- +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
413 447 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.94% 18.40% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 215 165
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 9
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.87 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.44% -43.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £83.43 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Open Text
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Kofax
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) RightFax
2 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Open Text
2 1 (50.00%) RightFax
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Kofax