The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Reuters 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 Reuters over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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 Reuters Group PLC.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank 150 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reuters 1 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.034% - 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.074% - 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £100 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £124 £475
% change year-on-year
+303.22% -73.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Reuters
UK

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
1354 1137 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.36% 38.14% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 609 479
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £194 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 26
Average hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -45.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.10 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Reuters Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Reuters
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Reuters Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Reuters
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Reuters Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Reuters
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 Reuters within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 £100 - 1
Reuters
UK

Reuters
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Eikon
2 1 (50.00%) FactSet
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Reuters 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 Reuters. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eikon
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Market Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Market Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (50.00%) FactSet
2 1 (50.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow