Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 15 August 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.

Strategic Thinking
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 95 94
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Strategic Thinking 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.11% 0.15% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.17% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76% +45.30%
10th Percentile £334 £363 £388
90th Percentile £431 £388 £463
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £477
% change year-on-year +3.13% -16.14% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £12.50 -

Strategic 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 1,573 1,161 1,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.27% 86.97% 85.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 615 622
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.47%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £20.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.40% +47.82% -56.39%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.70 £9.33
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.15 £37.45
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +54.18%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in Glasgow

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Thinking in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic 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 Strategic Thinking.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Ethnography
1 1 (50.00%) Sociology
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (50.00%) Anthropology
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving

Strategic 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Anthropology
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Ethnography
1 1 (50.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Sociology
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree