The table below looks at the statistics for PPP 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 PPP 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
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 122 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing PPP 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.041% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £313 £175
% change year-on-year
-35.20% +78.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £22.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
354 276 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.81% 11.36% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 95 155
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.47% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.17 £21.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PPP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PPP 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 PPP across the Scotland region.

PPP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Chip and PIN
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C