Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analytical Thinking
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 86 95
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.47% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.21% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Glasgow median daily rate £369 - £308
10th Percentile £327 - £283
90th Percentile £396 - £335
Scotland median daily rate £369 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -1.67% +25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 - -

Analytical Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1095 954 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.49% 84.05% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 485 707
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £255 £213 £224
90th Percentile £500 £463 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 19
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -27.32% +49.82%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.28 £47.88 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £24.18
% change year-on-year +14.29% -13.13% +7.44%

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Analytical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in Glasgow

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Thinking in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Thinking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Analytical Thinking.

1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 4 (66.67%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Law
5 1 (16.67%) CISA
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) COBIT
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Analytical Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
1 4 (66.67%) tcpdump
1 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CGEIT
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CRISC
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) COBIT
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (16.67%) IAG
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft