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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 122 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.049% 0.070% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.088% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £275 £375 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -11.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.05 -
% change year-on-year
+70.06% -
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
1630 2264 2174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.49% 79.41% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1193 1215
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Fife - 1 £275 -
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk and Compliance Management

Performance 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SOC Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SOC Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Compliance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk and Compliance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk