Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 143 181
Rank change year-on-year -23 +38 -21
Contract jobs citing Line Management 32 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 12
Scotland median daily rate £400 £403 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% -19.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £205 £188 £196
90th Percentile £495 £510 £568
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £19.20 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +6.65% -14.29% +16.67%

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 4,515 3,267 4,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 85.51% 84.68% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,714 1,898 2,646
Scotland median daily rate £400 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.31% +0.33% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £235
90th Percentile £545 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 76 92
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.58% -25.69% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.30 £11.26
90th Percentile £55.25 £48.62 £43.68
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year -13.00% -0.24% +18.49%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -9 23 £413 -0.30% 7
Aberdeen +19 5 - - 2
Glasgow -26 4 £313 -43.18% 9
Line Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (31.25%) Coaching
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (18.75%) People Management
6 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
6 5 (15.63%) QA
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma
6 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (15.63%) Kaizen
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (12.50%) Charles River
7 4 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Release Management
7 4 (12.50%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 4 (12.50%) Time Management
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
8 3 (9.38%) Equities
8 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (9.38%) Legal
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
1 1 (3.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Support Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Lean Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Account Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Accounts Payable Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) QA Manager
4 2 (6.25%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.13%) COM
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Equities
2 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) NetWare
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Coaching
1 10 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) People Management
5 5 (15.63%) Kaizen
5 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Release Management
6 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Test Management
6 4 (12.50%) Time Management
7 3 (9.38%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) APMP
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Charles River
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy