The table below looks at the statistics for WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Systems Management category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £418 £338
% change year-on-year
-34.13% +23.70%
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 Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Systems Management Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
202 226 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.23% 8.16% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 135 86
Average daily rate £325 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £154 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £15.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +10.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -5.19%

WhatsUp Gold
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WhatsUp Gold Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WhatsUp Gold
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WhatsUp Gold Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WhatsUp Gold
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) Junos
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared

WhatsUp Gold
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing WhatsUp Gold 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 WhatsUp Gold. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Junos
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Management
1 5 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 5 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 5 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR