The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Benchmarking
Rank 142 127 124
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £398 £373 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £102.50
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -87.31%
Benchmarking
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2476 2372 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.78% 79.30% 76.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1296 1075
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 27
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Benchmarking across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Benchmarking
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Benchmarking Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Edinburgh -14 2 £398 -6.35% 1
Glasgow - 1 £225 -
Stirling - 1 £425 - 1
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking.

1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) e-Learning
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
5 1 (9.09%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Statistics
5 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Benchmarking 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 Benchmarking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ProC
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Coordinator
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cost Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Procurement Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) e-Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Design
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) CA
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
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