Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Capacity Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capacity Management over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Capacity Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 178 186
Contract jobs citing Capacity Management 0 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 10
Scotland median daily rate - £320 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.29% +22.00%
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +9.17% -31.03% +1.75%

Capacity Management 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4160 3628 5098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.59% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2124 2661
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Capacity Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Capacity Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Capacity Management in Scotland

Capacity Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capacity Management in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capacity Management in Scotland

Capacity Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capacity Management in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Capacity Management in Scotland