Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Line Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Line Management over the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Line Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 172 184
Rank change year-on-year -9 +12 -24
Contract jobs citing Line Management 22 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.41% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 3
Scotland median daily rate £363 £379 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -10.88% +1.49%
10th Percentile £123 £223 £313
90th Percentile £506 £439 £488
UK median daily rate £471 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +0.27% +10.59% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year +47.06% +2.87% +33.81%

Line 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 4,720 4,131 3,965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.86% 85.33% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,538 2,327 2,338
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +10.56% -5.93%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £230
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 111 100
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £9.94
90th Percentile £49.50 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.98 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.93% +11.02% +3.73%

Line Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Line Management in Scotland

Line Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Line Management in Scotland

Line Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Line Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Line Management in Scotland

Line Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Line Management in Scotland

Line 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 Line Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 October 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 -4 11 £431 +7.14% 8
Glasgow - 7 £255 - 5
Aberdeen +14 3 - -
Line Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Line 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 Line Management.

1 7 (31.82%) People Management
2 6 (27.27%) Coaching
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) PMO
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (13.64%) Kaizen
5 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
5 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) Fintech
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) Mobile App

Line 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Analyst
1 3 (13.64%) Consultant
1 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
1 3 (13.64%) Lean Consultant
1 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
1 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
2 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Fintech
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) People Management
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Coaching
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Kaizen
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
5 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) APMP
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PMO
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft