Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 169 188
Contract jobs citing PPP 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.026% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.15% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median daily rate - - -
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 -

PPP is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 548 673 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.52% 17.75% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 397 325
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +5.26%
10th Percentile £152 £199 £184
90th Percentile £550 £455 £450
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -43.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.30 £54.84 £41.90
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

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