The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 65 90 75
Rank change year-on-year +25 -15  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.066% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.080% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £190
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £247
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £380 £363
% change year-on-year -11.18% +4.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £17.30
% change year-on-year +200.00% -24.85%  

Statistics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 762 1250 1151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.67% 82.78% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 700 648
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Statistics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Edinburgh

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Statistics in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Edinburgh

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Statistics in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Edinburgh

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) SAS
4 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Economics
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
5 3 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (18.75%) CEH
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 3 (18.75%) GIAC
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
5 3 (18.75%) SANS
5 3 (18.75%) Regulatory Compliance

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Advisor
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Database Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Statistician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) CESG
2 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
5 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (18.75%) Data Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Economics
5 3 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
5 3 (18.75%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Marketing Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) R
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CEH
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) GIAC
2 3 (18.75%) SANS
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (12.50%) ISO27005
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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