The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 123 112 101
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.075% 0.21% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.91% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£500 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% +24.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.01% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £68.00 - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
Mathematics
UK

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
606 549 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.63% 22.90% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 263 252
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £13.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +18.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.27 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.80 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Mathematics
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 Mathematics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 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 -2 2 £500 +25.00% 1
Dunbartonshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 21
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Access
3 3 (27.27%) VB
3 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) UNIX
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) GIAC
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Economics
5 1 (9.09%) Korn
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) IBM

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

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

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MS Access
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Graduate
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Officer
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Flex
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Statistics
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) OO
1 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
1 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
1 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
1 1 (9.09%) Information Security
1 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
1 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
1 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
1 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
1 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
1 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
1 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) VCP4
2 1 (9.09%) CRISC
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
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