The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 of the Operating Systems 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ICL VME
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VME 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
645 490 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.42% 19.93% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 219 164
Average daily rate £325 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £145 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 14 39
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £34.40 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
VME
UK

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