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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reuters over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reuters
Rank - 137 118
Contract jobs citing Reuters 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.033% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.093% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £128 £380
% change year-on-year
+272.54% -66.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1396 1074 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.22% 35.62% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 515 517
Median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 29
Median hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.25 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Reuters
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Reuters as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Reuters.

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

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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