The first table below looks at the demand for Performance 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 Performance Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 104 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 28 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £363 £378
% change year-on-year
+8.96% -3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+78.00% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2081 1750 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.48% 70.99% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 878 822
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 40 61
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.20 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Performance Management
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Performance Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Performance Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Performance Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Performance Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Performance Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Performance 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 Performance Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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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
Glasgow +2 10 £438 +45.83% 2
Edinburgh -18 6 £415 +27.69% 2
Stirling -5 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
Performance Management
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Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Performance 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 Performance Management.

1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
3 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (23.08%) Change Management
4 9 (23.08%) SQL
5 8 (20.51%) C++
5 8 (20.51%) XML
5 8 (20.51%) Finance
6 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
6 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
6 7 (17.95%) MODAF
6 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (17.95%) ITIL
6 7 (17.95%) COM+
6 7 (17.95%) DCOM
6 7 (17.95%) C
6 7 (17.95%) MFC
7 6 (15.38%) OLE DB
7 6 (15.38%) STL
7 6 (15.38%) ATL
8 5 (12.82%) HTTP
8 5 (12.82%) IIS
8 5 (12.82%) Java
8 5 (12.82%) Perl
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) CA
9 4 (10.26%) Middleware
9 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
9 4 (10.26%) Java EE
9 4 (10.26%) CA Wily

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Performance 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 Performance Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) IPsec
3 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) MS Access
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Introscope
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) International Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) C++ Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Manager
6 1 (2.56%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) XML
2 7 (17.95%) COM+
2 7 (17.95%) DCOM
2 7 (17.95%) MFC
3 6 (15.38%) STL
3 6 (15.38%) OLE DB
3 6 (15.38%) ATL
4 4 (10.26%) Java EE
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.56%) WCF
6 1 (2.56%) Ajax
6 1 (2.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) e-Health
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Change Management
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
2 7 (17.95%) MODAF
2 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
3 4 (10.26%) Workflow
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.69%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.13%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.13%) Service Management
5 2 (5.13%) Validation
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) C++
3 7 (17.95%) C
4 5 (12.82%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) VBScript
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) JCL
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) MCSD
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) CA Wily
2 2 (5.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.26%) CA
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) HP
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Lotus
4 1 (2.56%) StatPro
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) BMC
4 1 (2.56%) BI-SAM