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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Management
Rank 122 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 18 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.56% 1.05% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.35% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 7
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £309 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £356
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £44.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-49.43% +78.00%
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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
2535 2154 1783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.47% 78.04% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1129 894
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 38 42
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £78.90 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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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 -8 6 £475 +14.45% 4
Renfrewshire +4 5 £352 -5.31%
Glasgow -4 2 £300 -31.42% 1
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Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (39.39%) Windows
1 13 (39.39%) Change Management
2 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (27.27%) MSI
4 9 (27.27%) C#
4 9 (27.27%) VBScript
4 9 (27.27%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) XSD
4 9 (27.27%) WinForms
4 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 9 (27.27%) WPF
4 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) HP
7 6 (18.18%) REXX
7 6 (18.18%) Tcl
7 6 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 6 (18.18%) WMI
8 5 (15.15%) Banking
8 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
8 5 (15.15%) Service Management
9 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP EHS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DHCP
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
1 6 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (18.18%) Development Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support
5 1 (3.03%) DBA
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (3.03%) OBIEE Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) XML
1 9 (27.27%) XSD
1 9 (27.27%) WinForms
1 9 (27.27%) WPF
2 3 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Change Management
2 9 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
4 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Service Management
5 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.06%) Validation
8 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Benchmarking
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
1 9 (27.27%) VBScript
1 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) REXX
2 6 (18.18%) Tcl
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) MCTS
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CISA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (18.18%) WMI
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) HP
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) BMC
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec
3 1 (3.03%) FrontRange
3 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) IBM