The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RedDot 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 RedDot over the 3 months to 18 September 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.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RedDot
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing RedDot 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £200 £208
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1252 1006 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.02% 41.42% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 483 447
Average daily rate £350 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £188 £185
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 40 32 76
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

RedDot
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

RedDot Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RedDot
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RedDot Daily Rate Trend in Scotland