Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Resource Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Resource Management over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Resource Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 166 159
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 32 18 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.65% 0.41% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.50% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 24
Scotland median daily rate £370 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £297 £287
90th Percentile £530 £415 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £33.55
% change year-on-year -3.61% -38.15% +191.74%

Resource 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 4160 3628 5098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.59% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2124 2661
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Resource Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Resource Management in Scotland

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Management in Scotland

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Resource Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Resource Management in Scotland

Resource Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Resource Management in Scotland

Resource 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 Resource Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -5 20 £370 +2.07% 1
Glasgow -6 5 £394 -3.08% 4
Fife - 4 £500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
Resource Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Resource 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 Resource Management.

1 17 (53.13%) Project Management
2 16 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) PMO
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) P3O
7 6 (18.75%) CA PPM
8 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.50%) Banking
8 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
8 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 4 (12.50%) C#
8 4 (12.50%) C++
8 4 (12.50%) .NET
8 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.50%) Project Governance
8 4 (12.50%) SOLID
8 4 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (9.38%) C
10 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
10 2 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance

Resource 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Project Manager
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) C Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Finance Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Online Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Principal Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Project Management
2 16 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
5 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.50%) SOLID
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 2 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C#
1 4 (12.50%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) APMP
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) PMP
1 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) PMO
2 9 (28.13%) P3O
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
3 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow