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 28 June 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.

Performance Management
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 141 119
Rank change year-on-year +35 -22  
Contract jobs citing Performance Management 11 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.50% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Median daily rate £415 £463 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.27% +31.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £533 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year - +4.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +35.13% -17.77%  

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 1815 2515 2405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.35% 85.49% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 1424 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 57 64
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +20.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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 +19 9 £400 -23.80%
Glasgow +1 2 £420 +5.00%
Performance Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Solaris
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (12.50%) QA
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp

Performance 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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCA
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) CyberArk