The table below looks at the statistics for VSAT 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 VSAT over the 3 months to 31 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT)
Rank 123 121 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing VSAT 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.079% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.67% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £350
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
328 299 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.71% 11.87% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 131 132
Average daily rate £325 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £188 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 23
Average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

VSAT
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VSAT Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VSAT
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VSAT Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VSAT
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VSAT across the Scotland region.

VSAT Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VSAT
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VSAT 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 VSAT.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV

VSAT
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VSAT 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 VSAT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CCTV