The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Management
Rank 124 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 7 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.85% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate £330 £462 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.55% +35.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £313 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £633 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.49 £34.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-42.69% +16.23%
Performance 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
2043 2109 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.96% 79.49% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1198 849
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £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 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.88 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 14 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 -11 4 - -
Renfrewshire -4 3 £330 -17.25%
Performance Management
UK

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) Change Management
2 12 (54.55%) WinForms
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (54.55%) MSI
2 12 (54.55%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) VBScript
2 12 (54.55%) XML
2 12 (54.55%) XSD
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) WPF
2 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
2 12 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 11 (50.00%) VMware
4 10 (45.45%) Degree
5 9 (40.91%) Project Management
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) C
7 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
7 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
7 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
7 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
7 7 (31.82%) C++
7 7 (31.82%) COBOL
7 7 (31.82%) Java

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MSI
2 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
2 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Development Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Tools Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
4 1 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Officer
4 1 (4.55%) Service Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
4 1 (4.55%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) WinForms
1 12 (54.55%) WPF
1 12 (54.55%) XML
1 12 (54.55%) XSD
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
1 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Change Management
2 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 11 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Project Management
5 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
5 7 (31.82%) OO
5 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) Web Development
6 4 (18.18%) IT Governance
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 4 (18.18%) ITSM
6 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
1 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
1 12 (54.55%) VBScript
2 7 (31.82%) C
2 7 (31.82%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) COBOL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) PL/1
2 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) REXX
3 1 (4.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 4 (18.18%) FrontRange
3 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) SAP