The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 125 117 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Statistics 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.58% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £345 £388 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +109.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £303
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -5.35%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
539 518 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.79% 21.96% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 255 207
Average daily rate £371 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 36
Average hourly rate £17.86 £13.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.89% -47.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Statistics
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 3 £345 -10.96%
West Lothian - - - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) xDSL
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) MRTG
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (11.11%) xDSL
1 1 (11.11%) MRTG
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (11.11%) HSRP
1 1 (11.11%) DSL
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
1 1 (11.11%) ISDN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) PPP
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) FDDI
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Web Design
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy