The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of thinkFolio products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited thinkFolio over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within thinkFolio Limited.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
thinkFolio
Rank 121 115 106
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.28% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£613 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £428 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £448 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1230 1070 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.05% 42.36% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 524 440
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.84% +10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 78
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.20 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

thinkFolio Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

thinkFolio Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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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 thinkFolio within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Edinburgh -3 2 £613 -
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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio.

1 4 (100.00%) Charles River
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Management
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Fidessa
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) Equities
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) LatentZero
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
4 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing thinkFolio 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 thinkFolio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LatentZero
1 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Management
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Charles River
2 2 (50.00%) Fidessa