Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 160 153
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing Line Management 13 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.59% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 13
Scotland median daily rate £338 £327 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% -23.06% +3.03%
10th Percentile £181 £154 £188
90th Percentile £466 £468 £521
UK median daily rate £451 £448 £440
% change year-on-year +0.84% +1.70% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £16.86 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% - -
UK median hourly rate £25.67 £19.40 £18.94
% change year-on-year +32.32% +2.43% +53.36%

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 4,172 4,080 3,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.87% 86.17% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,290 2,362 1,847
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £244 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.48% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.27 £37.53 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year +2.17% +0.34% -0.34%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -6 7 £369 +12.77% 4
Glasgow -23 3 £95 -76.25% 8
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Line Management
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (23.08%) People Management
3 2 (15.38%) PMO
3 2 (15.38%) Hudson
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Identification
3 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior PMO
2 1 (7.69%) Senior PMO Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
2 3 (23.08%) People Management
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Project Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Identification
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) Kaizen
4 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Ariba
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft