The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 90 88 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 56 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 1.51% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.90% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 19
Median daily rate £412 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £291 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.85 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
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
2406 2317 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.77% 79.51% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1231 1084
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 60 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Continuous Improvement
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 Continuous Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 17 £488 +21.87% 6
Glasgow -9 11 £306 -7.27% 5
Renfrewshire -32 9 £220 -
Stirling - 5 £425 -
Fife - 3 £375 - 1
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 43 (44.33%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (21.65%) Project Management
3 21 (21.65%) ITIL
4 20 (20.62%) Service Management
5 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.53%) SLA
7 16 (16.49%) Service Delivery
8 14 (14.43%) SQL
9 13 (13.40%) Migration
9 13 (13.40%) ITIL V3
10 12 (12.37%) Banking
11 11 (11.34%) Data Analysis
11 11 (11.34%) Business Analysis
11 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
11 11 (11.34%) Change Management
11 11 (11.34%) Quality Management
11 11 (11.34%) MS Office
11 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
12 10 (10.31%) Windows
12 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
12 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
12 10 (10.31%) Process Improvement
12 10 (10.31%) Retail
12 10 (10.31%) Project Planning
13 9 (9.28%) Analytics
13 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.28%) Unix
14 8 (8.25%) HP
14 8 (8.25%) Line Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.09%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 2 (2.06%) SAS
5 1 (1.03%) CICS
5 1 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
1 11 (11.34%) MS Office
2 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.09%) MS Project
4 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Global One
2 1 (1.03%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Intranet
1 3 (3.09%) LAN
1 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.09%) WAN
2 2 (2.06%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.15%) MS Access
2 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.12%) Star Schema
4 3 (3.09%) UniData
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.03%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Fiddler
1 2 (2.06%) ProC
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (44.33%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Banking
3 10 (10.31%) Retail
4 7 (7.22%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Advertising
6 2 (2.06%) Front Office
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Publishing
7 1 (1.03%) Law
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Analyst
2 8 (8.25%) Change Manager
3 7 (7.22%) IT Manager
3 7 (7.22%) IT Services Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Senior Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Service Manager
5 4 (4.12%) Administrator
5 4 (4.12%) Process Analyst
5 4 (4.12%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (4.12%) Transition Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Head of IT
6 3 (3.09%) Incident Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Information Analyst
6 3 (3.09%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Migration Manager
6 3 (3.09%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.09%) Supplier Manager
7 2 (2.06%) Procurement Consultant
7 2 (2.06%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) CSS
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.06%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.19%) User Experience
4 5 (5.15%) CMDB
5 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.12%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.09%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.06%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.06%) Replication
7 2 (2.06%) Statistics
8 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.03%) NHS
8 1 (1.03%) Tandem
8 1 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Windows
2 9 (9.28%) Unix
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
4 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.03%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) CentOS
6 1 (1.03%) HPUX
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) ITIL
1 21 (21.65%) Project Management
2 20 (20.62%) Service Management
3 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.49%) Service Delivery
5 13 (13.40%) ITIL V3
5 13 (13.40%) Migration
6 11 (11.34%) Business Analysis
6 11 (11.34%) Change Management
6 11 (11.34%) Data Analysis
6 11 (11.34%) Quality Management
7 10 (10.31%) Process Improvement
7 10 (10.31%) Project Planning
8 9 (9.28%) Analytics
8 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.25%) Line Management
10 7 (7.22%) ITSM
10 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.22%) Supplier Management
11 6 (6.19%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.09%) C
4 3 (3.09%) Perl
5 2 (2.06%) C#
5 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.06%) Python
6 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.22%) Degree
3 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) MCP
4 2 (2.06%) MCSE
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.03%) CISSP
5 1 (1.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) SLA
2 5 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (5.15%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Control-M
1 2 (2.06%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) HP
3 7 (7.22%) Oracle
4 4 (4.12%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.06%) CA
5 2 (2.06%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.06%) SunGard
6 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.03%) FactSet
6 1 (1.03%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Reuters
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) Trillium
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £292 per day
Posted: 16 days ago