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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Management
Rank 100 90 102
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 24 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.87% 1.07% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.51% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 1
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£413 £353 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -29.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £396 £368
% change year-on-year
-3.60% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £28.25 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-28.31% +60.87%
Performance Management
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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
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 0 10 £425 +21.42%
Edinburgh -14 4 £600 -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) Change Management
4 9 (21.43%) Finance
4 9 (21.43%) SAP
5 8 (19.05%) Oracle
5 8 (19.05%) VMware
5 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 7 (16.67%) MFC
6 7 (16.67%) C++
6 7 (16.67%) COM+
6 7 (16.67%) DCOM
6 7 (16.67%) XML
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (14.29%) STL
7 6 (14.29%) ATL
7 6 (14.29%) BMC
7 6 (14.29%) OLE DB
7 6 (14.29%) SAP EHS
7 6 (14.29%) Analytics
7 6 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
8 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (11.90%) MODAF
8 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture

Performance Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (9.52%) IIS
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SAP EHS
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
1 5 (11.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) DB2
1 3 (7.14%) OLAP
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ERwin
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 7 (16.67%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planner
5 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) MFC
1 7 (16.67%) COM+
1 7 (16.67%) DCOM
1 7 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) OLE DB
2 6 (14.29%) STL
2 6 (14.29%) ATL
3 5 (11.90%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (11.90%) Middleware
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Social Media
2 3 (7.14%) Cryptography
2 3 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 3 (7.14%) iSeries
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.52%) Solaris
3 4 (9.52%) UNIX
4 3 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Change Management
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 6 (14.29%) Analytics
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) Build Automation
4 5 (11.90%) MODAF
4 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
4 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Validation
5 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.14%) Coaching
6 3 (7.14%) Master Data Management
6 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.14%) ETL
6 3 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) C++
3 5 (11.90%) C
4 3 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.38%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) SAP
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) VMware
3 6 (14.29%) BMC
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) IBM
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.14%) Teradata
6 3 (7.14%) Splunk
6 3 (7.14%) ArcSight
6 3 (7.14%) Informatica
6 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.14%) Sybase
6 3 (7.14%) Cognos
7 1 (2.38%) StatPro
7 1 (2.38%) BI-SAM