Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of FactSet products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FactSet over the 6 months to 20 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within FactSet Research Systems, Inc.

FactSet
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 - 201
Rank change year-on-year - +201 -13
Contract jobs citing FactSet 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.040% - 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £550 - -
UK median daily rate £200 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

FactSet is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1861 1971 2342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.40% 45.88% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1084 1139
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.28% +0.29%
10th Percentile £205 £225 £213
90th Percentile £536 £488 £502
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 64 76
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +13.75% -8.69%
10th Percentile £11.19 £9.56 £8.38
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.63 £41.88
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

FactSet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing FactSet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for FactSet in Scotland

FactSet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FactSet in Scotland

FactSet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FactSet within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £550 -
FactSet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FactSet 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 Scotland region with a requirement for FactSet.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) Markit EDM

FactSet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Bloomberg