The first table below looks at the demand for Strategic Planning 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 Strategic Planning over the 3 months to 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Strategic Planning
Rank 129 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Strategic Planning 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% 0.082% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£420 £267 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.59% +18.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £625 £500
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.95% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2079 1711 1679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 69.98% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 861 810
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £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 32 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Strategic Planning
UK

Strategic Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Strategic Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Strategic Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Strategic Planning Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Strategic Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Strategic Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Strategic Planning
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 Strategic Planning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 August 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 - 1 £420 - 3
Strategic Planning
UK

Strategic Planning
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Strategic Planning 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 Strategic Planning.

1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) Blog
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

Strategic Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Strategic Planning 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 Strategic Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Office Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) RUP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM