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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 141 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 1.28% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.22 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £16.65 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-21.92% -26.00%
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
1022 784 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.22% 26.91% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 380 379
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) GIS
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

Statistics
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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos Controller
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Excel Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) GIS Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Change Control
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
2 1 (12.50%) Cartography
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
1 2 (25.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) SAP