The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tandem
Rank 129 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Tandem 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.074% - 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £243
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £288 £400
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -28.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
553 554 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.43% 22.40% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 268 191
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 44
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.25 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.75 £17.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Tandem
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Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Tandem
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 Tandem within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Glasgow - 2 £330 - 1
Tandem
UK

Tandem
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Tandem 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 Tandem.

1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) CICS
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) JCL

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Tandem 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 Tandem. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CICS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Build Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JCL