The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Performance Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Management over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 113 110
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 5 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.66% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.79% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Median daily rate £408 £350 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.42% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £291 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £369 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.89 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +80.86% -36.76%  

Performance Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1471 2157 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.82% 83.35% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1208 1275
Median daily rate £390 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Performance Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Performance Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Performance Management in Scotland

Performance Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Performance Management in Scotland

Performance Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Performance Management in Scotland

Performance 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 Performance Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +17 4 £425 - 1
Glasgow 0 1 £350 -2.77% 3
Performance Management
UK

Performance Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Performance Management.

1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) BMC
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Application Performance Management
2 6 (35.29%) CMDB
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) Clustering
5 2 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2

Performance Management
Top Related 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%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MSI
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
2 2 (11.76%) DBA
2 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Project Leader
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) CMDB
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Application Performance Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITSM
2 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Prototyping
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) BMC
2 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle