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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
Rank - 124 112
Contract jobs citing WhatsUp Gold 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.15% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.08% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WhatsUp Gold
UK

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
227 192 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.91% 7.07% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 100 83
Average daily rate £300 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £146 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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