The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 13 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Degree 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 6.41% 4.29% 9.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.41% 37.50% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £28.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.30% -8.73%
Degree
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 21.79% 11.43% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate £300 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £425 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.19 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Degree
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston 0 4 - -
Linlithgow - 1 - - 2
Degree
Scotland

Degree
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) FrontRange
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Process Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Supplier Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec
1 1 (20.00%) FrontRange
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow