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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
thinkFolio
Rank 122 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing thinkFolio 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.041% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.098% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£613 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £613 £500 £550
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%
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
1017 1023 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.87% 41.93% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 470 503
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £68.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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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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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) Charles River
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Charles River