The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of PlateSpin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PlateSpin over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within PlateSpin Ltd.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PlateSpin
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PlateSpin 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.076% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.65 -
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1125 1043 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.96% 41.70% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 467 432
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 51
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -21.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £9.25 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin across the Scotland region.

PlateSpin Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin.

1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) VCAP
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PlateSpin 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 PlateSpin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware