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 25 November 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 Reuters Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reuters
Rank 126 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reuters 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.091% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £475 £305
% change year-on-year
-20.52% +55.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
- -40.19%
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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
1097 1069 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.08% 42.66% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 508 497
Average daily rate £355 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 54
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £9.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £80.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 25 November 2014. 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
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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
Stirling - 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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UK

Reuters
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Markit EDM
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (25.00%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Charles River
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) RIMES
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management

Reuters
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (25.00%) Eagle PACE
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Market Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Market Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) Charles River
2 1 (25.00%) RIMES