Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 74 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.67% 0.94% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.12% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.97% -
10th Percentile £227 £239 £260
90th Percentile £400 £484 £333
Scotland median daily rate £350 £431 £300
% change year-on-year -18.84% +43.75% +220.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,023 891 1,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.26% 83.51% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 465 626
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £206
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.28
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.73 £48.28
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -40.00% +43.23%

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

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Thinking in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Thinking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Analytical Thinking.

1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (75.00%) F5
4 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Law
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) MPLS
7 1 (12.50%) Legal
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (12.50%) Information Security
7 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
7 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) COBIT
7 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) tcpdump
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Facilities Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CGEIT
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CRISC
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (12.50%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft