The table below looks at the statistics for VME skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VME over the 3 months to 20 November 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICL VME
Rank - - 108
Contract jobs citing VME 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £328 - £288
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 - -
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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
543 623 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.43% 25.22% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 283 223
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £133 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £24.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

VME
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VME Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland