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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Benchmarking
Rank 115 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.037% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+21.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £23.26 -
% change year-on-year
+80.60% -
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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
2056 1618 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.77% 71.53% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 812 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
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 27 January 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
Glasgow - - - -
Benchmarking
UK

Benchmarking
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (50.00%) GAMP
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) SCADA
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Product Management
1 3 (50.00%) PDCA
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) SCADA
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Product Management
1 3 (50.00%) PDCA
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (50.00%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware