Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 158 185
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 -21
Contract jobs citing Information Management 37 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 7
Scotland median daily rate £365 £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.45% -18.13% -7.13%
10th Percentile £166 £239 £251
90th Percentile £583 £417 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - -
UK median hourly rate £22.35 £21.06 £44.00
% change year-on-year +6.09% -52.13% +69.88%

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 4,177 3,146 4,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.04% 83.76% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,459 1,857 2,360
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -0.13%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 78 63
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -40.00% +43.23%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.20 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -21 13 £500 +52.67% 3
Glasgow -2 9 £173 -30.72% 7
Inverclyde - 6 £325 -
South Lanarkshire - 6 £375 -
Aberdeen - 2 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Information Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Data Management
3 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
3 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
4 8 (21.62%) ETL
4 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
4 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.92%) Office 365
5 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
5 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) PKI
5 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
6 6 (16.22%) S/MIME
6 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) VMware
6 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
6 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
6 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
6 6 (16.22%) Open Source
6 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared

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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.41%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) S/MIME
1 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.41%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) EDMS
General
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Administrator
2 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) ETL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Junior
4 3 (8.11%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Junior Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Junior Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Project Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Project Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Data Management
3 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
3 8 (21.62%) ETL
3 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
4 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
5 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL V3
5 6 (16.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (16.22%) Open Source
5 6 (16.22%) Performance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (13.51%) Change Control
6 5 (13.51%) Data Mapping
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Records Management
7 4 (10.81%) Data Governance
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
1 6 (16.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) CIPD
2 1 (2.70%) CISM
2 1 (2.70%) CISSP
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
1 4 (10.81%) GDPR
2 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) AVEVA
4 3 (8.11%) Kofax
5 2 (5.41%) Cognos
5 2 (5.41%) PTC
5 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.70%) Vermilion