The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICL VME
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing VME 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.035% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £389 £363
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VME
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
790 558 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.35% 19.26% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 279 343
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £114 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VME as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

VME Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VME
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VME Daily Rate Trend in Scotland