The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 92 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.070% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £423 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +35.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.27 - £27.00
Performance Improvement
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1161 1040 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.30% 79.27% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 577 437
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Edinburgh region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Performance Improvement
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft