The table below looks at the statistics for Information Management 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 Information Management over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Management
Rank 118 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Management 12 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.64% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.88% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 4
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£400 £525 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +49.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £553 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -6.25%
Information Management
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
2352 1933 1689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.61% 72.81% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1291 1027 876
Average daily rate £375 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 23 25
Average hourly rate £31.35 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Information Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Information Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Information Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Information Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Information Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Information Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Information Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Information Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Information Management
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 Information Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 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 - 5 £431 -
Edinburgh -16 2 £350 -33.33%
Aberdeen 0 1 - - 1
Stirling - - - -
Information Management
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Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Information Management 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 Information Management.

1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Big Data
3 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Data Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) Cognos
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) RMADS
5 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Information Management 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 Information Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Big Data
3 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) DB2
6 1 (5.00%) OLAP
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Toad
1 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
1 5 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Integration Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.00%) RMADS
4 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Data Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Document Management
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Teradata