The table below looks at the statistics for Statistics skills 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £368 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +62.79%
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +5.26%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1445 2132 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.91% 82.67% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 1148 1256
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 February 2017. 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 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 +19 2 - - 4
Glasgow +5 2 £400 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) CISSP
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Web Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Marketing
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) GIAC
5 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (15.00%) CEH
5 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.00%) CREST Certified
5 3 (15.00%) SANS
6 2 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Infographics
6 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Inkscape
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) 2G
1 1 (5.00%) 3G
1 1 (5.00%) 4G
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) Ingres
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (5.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Designer
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Security Advisor
4 1 (5.00%) Content Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Radio Planner
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management Officer
4 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
4 1 (5.00%) UX Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) CESG
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Web Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Economics
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CEH
2 3 (15.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) GIAC
2 3 (15.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (10.00%) ISO27005
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Omniture
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau