Period
to 3 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Sector in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Sector over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Sector
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 0
Contract jobs citing Public Sector 140 232 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.50% 15.26% 11.05%
As % of the General category 52.63% 37.24% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 133 122
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £252 £255 £215
90th Percentile £556 £648 £574
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.57% - -81.58%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% - +71.19%

Public Sector is in the General Skills 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 common skills.

All General Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 266 623 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.95% 40.99% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 396 366
Median daily rate £429 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.88% +6.25% +9.10%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £284
90th Percentile £575 £594 £538
Scotland median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +38.46% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.01 £13.75 £10.14
90th Percentile £35.33 £35.00 £38.12
Median hourly rate £20.03 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -19.90% +61.29% -48.33%

Public Sector
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Public Sector as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Public Sector in Glasgow

Public Sector
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Public Sector in Glasgow

Public Sector
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Sector in Glasgow over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Sector in Glasgow

Public Sector
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Sector in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Public Sector in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Sector 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 Public Sector.

1 59 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.43%) Azure
2 23 (16.43%) DevOps
3 22 (15.71%) Finance
4 20 (14.29%) Linux
5 18 (12.86%) Service Design
6 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
6 17 (12.14%) JIRA
7 15 (10.71%) AWS
7 15 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 15 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 14 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 14 (10.00%) Decision-Making
8 14 (10.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 14 (10.00%) Degree
9 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (9.29%) Test Automation
9 13 (9.29%) JavaScript
9 13 (9.29%) SQL
9 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
10 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (7.86%) Terraform
10 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
10 11 (7.86%) Project Management
10 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
11 10 (7.14%) Ergonomics
11 10 (7.14%) Human Factors
11 10 (7.14%) Python
11 10 (7.14%) C#
11 10 (7.14%) Windows

Public Sector
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 10 (7.14%) Confluence
2 8 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.57%) IBM Domino
3 5 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.71%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.43%) FileZilla
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.43%) Azure
2 15 (10.71%) AWS
3 10 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 9 (6.43%) Office 365
4 9 (6.43%) PaaS
5 7 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 7 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (4.29%) IaaS
6 6 (4.29%) SaaS
7 5 (3.57%) OneDrive
7 5 (3.57%) PowerApps
8 4 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.14%) GitHub
9 3 (2.14%) Logic Apps
9 3 (2.14%) Power Automate
9 3 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) HTTP
1 4 (2.86%) Skype
2 3 (2.14%) LAN
2 3 (2.14%) SMTP
2 3 (2.14%) WAN
3 2 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.71%) Broadband
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) Junos
4 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.71%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (2.86%) DB2
3 4 (2.86%) SimpleDB
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.43%) MariaDB
5 2 (1.43%) MySQL
5 2 (1.43%) Power BI
5 2 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (12.14%) JIRA
2 14 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.00%) Selenium
4 6 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.57%) Subversion
5 5 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.14%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.14%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.14%) GitLab
7 2 (1.43%) JUnit
7 2 (1.43%) NUnit
8 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.71%) Gatling
8 1 (0.71%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.71%) Maven
8 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (15.71%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Electronics
2 7 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.00%) Marketing
2 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.43%) Local Government
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (15.00%) Analyst
2 19 (13.57%) Developer
3 15 (10.71%) User Researcher
4 9 (6.43%) Test Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) Administrator
7 6 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Product Owner
8 5 (3.57%) Architect
8 5 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Exchange Administrator
8 5 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Digital User Researcher
9 4 (2.86%) Scrum Master
9 4 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Service Analyst
9 4 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.00%) CSS
1 7 (5.00%) HTML
2 6 (4.29%) .NET
2 6 (4.29%) AngularJS
2 6 (4.29%) React
3 5 (3.57%) RESTful
4 4 (2.86%) XML
5 3 (2.14%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.14%) Redux
5 3 (2.14%) REST
5 3 (2.14%) Spring
5 3 (2.14%) Vue.js
6 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET Core
6 2 (1.43%) Enzyme
6 2 (1.43%) Flask
6 2 (1.43%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (1.43%) Jest
6 2 (1.43%) Kendo UI
6 2 (1.43%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.29%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (3.57%) User Experience
4 4 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.86%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.43%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.43%) CMDB
5 2 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.43%) PMI
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.29%) Linux
2 10 (7.14%) Windows
3 9 (6.43%) Unix
4 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.14%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.71%) CentOS
8 1 (0.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.43%) DevOps
3 18 (12.86%) Service Design
4 15 (10.71%) Programme Management
5 14 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 14 (10.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (9.29%) Mentoring
6 13 (9.29%) Test Automation
7 11 (7.86%) Project Management
8 10 (7.14%) Ergonomics
8 10 (7.14%) Human Factors
9 9 (6.43%) Business Analysis
9 9 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.43%) Coaching
9 9 (6.43%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.43%) Psychology
9 9 (6.43%) Requirements Gathering
9 9 (6.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.29%) JavaScript
1 13 (9.29%) SQL
2 10 (7.14%) C#
2 10 (7.14%) Python
3 9 (6.43%) Java
4 7 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.14%) Ruby
6 2 (1.43%) Java 8
7 1 (0.71%) Clojure
7 1 (0.71%) R
7 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.00%) Degree
3 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.14%) MCSA
5 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.43%) APMP
6 2 (1.43%) ISEB
6 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) HND
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.57%) QA
3 4 (2.86%) PMO
4 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.14%) Docker
2 3 (2.14%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) Terraform
2 8 (5.71%) SCCM
3 6 (4.29%) Ansible
4 5 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.14%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.14%) Packer
6 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.43%) Kibana
6 2 (1.43%) logstash
7 1 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.71%) Puppet
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) IBM
3 7 (5.00%) SAP
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle
5 3 (2.14%) Cisco
5 3 (2.14%) Clearswift
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe
6 2 (1.43%) Citrix
6 2 (1.43%) Google
6 2 (1.43%) NEC
6 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.71%) F5
7 1 (0.71%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) Juniper
7 1 (0.71%) Progress
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec