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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 131 130 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Statistics 3 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 1.08% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £400 £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -15.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.22 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £16.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-46.42% -25.33%
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
908 926 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.99% 29.14% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 431 422
Median daily rate £344 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 21
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.34% -18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £65.00 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 23 July 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 -7 2 - - 3
Glasgow +6 1 £400 -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (10.00%) Spatial Data
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Cartography
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Spatial Data
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) GIS Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) IT Audit
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Cartography
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
2 2 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP