Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Information Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Management over the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Information Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 159 166
Rank change year-on-year -21 +7 +19
Contract jobs citing Information Management 17 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.33% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.72% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £229 £162 £267
90th Percentile £486 £615 £396
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -12.50% +175.67%
10th Percentile £25.13 £32.00 £22.86
90th Percentile £27.38 £39.00 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £29.36 £22.35 £15.82
% change year-on-year +31.39% +41.29% -56.37%

Information 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 4,564 4,300 3,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.87% 86.21% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,474 2,467 2,023
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.12% -2.00%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 100 95
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.38 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.27%

Information Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Management in Scotland

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Management in Scotland

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Management in Scotland

Information Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Management in Scotland

Information Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 10 £363 -39.58%
Glasgow -26 4 £375 +120.59% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £700 -
Aberdeen +9 1 - -
Information Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Management 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Information Management.

1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) Tableau
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS

Information Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon SageMaker
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Parquet
3 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Advisor
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Migration Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Bid Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Contract Management Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Information Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) jQuery
1 2 (11.76%) Sass
1 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
2 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft