The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Process Improvement
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 6 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.90% 1.14% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.42% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £390 £360 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +13.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £317 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +91.01% -25.83%  

Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 554 565 751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.31% 80.60% 83.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 340 387
Median daily rate £380 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +2.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Glasgow

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Glasgow

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Glasgow

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement 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 Process Improvement.

1 3 (33.33%) Legal
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
1 3 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis

Process Improvement
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 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Process Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) IntelliMatch Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) BPMN
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
1 3 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft