The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement 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 Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 130 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.039% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £423 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £424 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.19% +35.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.04 - £27.00
Performance 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
2031 2098 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.71% 79.32% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1198 834
Average daily rate £380 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Improvement
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 Performance Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Edinburgh -18 1 - -
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Lync

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) VMware