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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 146 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% - 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £319 £305
% change year-on-year
+9.80% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00
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
2468 2418 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.72% 80.25% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1235 1184
Median daily rate £370 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 - 4 £550 -
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SOC Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Cyberthreat Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Cyberthreat Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) SOC Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (16.67%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow