The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 19 December 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 117 117 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Statistics 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.86% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
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£201 £400 £204
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% +96.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £400 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £400 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.20% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -15.66%
Statistics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
705 582 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.31% 23.56% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 268 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 24
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.86 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Statistics
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 Statistics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Edinburgh -7 4 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Taxonomies
3 4 (28.57%) Copywriting
3 4 (28.57%) Publishing
3 4 (28.57%) Content Management
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (21.43%) SCADA
4 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) PDCA
4 3 (21.43%) Product Management
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (21.43%) GAMP
4 3 (21.43%) Firmware
4 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
4 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (14.29%) Social Media
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Wiki
5 2 (14.29%) Blog
5 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) PABX
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) MGCP
1 1 (7.14%) H.323
General
1 4 (28.57%) Publishing
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Content Editor
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Junior
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Taxonomies
2 4 (28.57%) Copywriting
3 3 (21.43%) SCADA
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Social Media
4 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (14.29%) Wiki
4 2 (14.29%) Blog
4 2 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) Content Management
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) PDCA
3 3 (21.43%) Product Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma
3 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Competitive Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (21.43%) GAMP
2 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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