Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PPP over the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 204 203
Contract jobs citing PPP 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.091% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median daily rate - - £275
UK median daily rate £300 £365 £363
% change year-on-year -17.81% +0.69% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £34.80
UK median hourly rate £24.86 £45.00 £34.80
% change year-on-year -44.76% +29.31% -

PPP is in the communications and computer networking 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 communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 474 935 666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.27% 16.94% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 489 295
Scotland median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -0.76%
10th Percentile £163 £223 £140
90th Percentile £463 £450 £454
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 32
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £29.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +37.53% +53.08%
10th Percentile £15.01 £14.00 £12.35
90th Percentile £48.08 £44.80 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.00% +21.95% +7.89%

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PPP in Scotland

PPP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PPP in Scotland