Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Time Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Time Management over the 6 months to 21 September 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.

Time Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 127 158
Rank change year-on-year +8 +31 -56
Contract jobs citing Time Management 86 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.58% 1.19% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.41% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 31
Scotland median daily rate £350 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -14.67%
10th Percentile £145 £209 £183
90th Percentile £475 £436 £438
UK median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 3
Scotland median hourly rate £11.78 £15.86 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.73% -16.53% -36.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £15.10
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
UK median hourly rate £11.79 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.35% +4.00% -16.67%

Time 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 4,743 4,050 4,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.36% 84.83% 86.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,654 2,296 2,576
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £235
90th Percentile £550 £530 £495
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 104 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £26.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.03% -17.06% +50.00%
10th Percentile £10.85 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.80 £43.75 £42.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year -11.59% +3.26% +4.55%

Time Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Time Management in Scotland

Time Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Time Management in Scotland

Time Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Time Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Time Management in Scotland

Time Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Time Management in Scotland

Time 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 Time Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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 +16 41 £363 -10.77% 11
Glasgow -8 34 £329 -21.45% 7
Aberdeen +10 3 - -
West Lothian +3 2 £450 +105.71% 1
Falkirk 0 1 - -
Renfrewshire -25 1 £320 -
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Time Management
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Time Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Time Management.

1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.58%) Windows
4 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
5 20 (23.26%) Migration
6 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (19.77%) SQL
8 14 (16.28%) Banking
9 13 (15.12%) Scrum
9 13 (15.12%) Project Management
9 13 (15.12%) Windows 10
10 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Office
11 11 (12.79%) Windows XP
11 11 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
12 10 (11.63%) QA
13 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
14 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
14 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
14 8 (9.30%) Change Management
14 8 (9.30%) Virtual Team
15 7 (8.14%) Break/Fix
15 7 (8.14%) Decision-Making
15 7 (8.14%) User Stories
15 7 (8.14%) Apple
15 7 (8.14%) Cisco
15 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Project
15 7 (8.14%) Test Automation

Time 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 5 (5.81%) SAS
2 3 (3.49%) CICS
2 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.49%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (3.49%) InVision
5 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.16%) EViews
7 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.33%) IaaS
3 2 (2.33%) PaaS
3 2 (2.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Firewall
1 3 (3.49%) Kerberos
1 3 (3.49%) LAN
1 3 (3.49%) SSH
1 3 (3.49%) SSL
1 3 (3.49%) WAN
2 2 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.16%) BGP
3 1 (1.16%) SMS
3 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.65%) DB2
2 2 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.81%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.65%) Selenium
3 4 (4.65%) SpecFlow
3 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.49%) MSI
5 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 14 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Desktop Support
3 14 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Project Manager
5 11 (12.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Mobile Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Designer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Charles River Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.49%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
1 4 (4.65%) Middleware
2 3 (3.49%) CSS
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 3 (3.49%) ISPF
3 2 (2.33%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (1.16%) JSP
4 1 (1.16%) QML
4 1 (1.16%) Qt
4 1 (1.16%) Velocity
4 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Virtual Team
3 4 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.49%) PKI
4 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.33%) Blog
5 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.33%) Equities
5 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Windows 10
3 11 (12.79%) Windows XP
4 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.49%) Linux
5 3 (3.49%) Unix
5 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.49%) zOS
6 2 (2.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.16%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) Migration
3 13 (15.12%) Project Management
3 13 (15.12%) Scrum
4 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.30%) Change Management
8 7 (8.14%) Break/Fix
8 7 (8.14%) Decision-Making
8 7 (8.14%) Software Testing
8 7 (8.14%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.14%) User Stories
9 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.81%) ITIL
10 5 (5.81%) OO
10 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.81%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) SQL
2 4 (4.65%) C#
2 4 (4.65%) Java
3 3 (3.49%) Assembly Language
3 3 (3.49%) CLIST
3 3 (3.49%) JCL
3 3 (3.49%) Perl
3 3 (3.49%) REXX
3 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.33%) C++
4 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) PMP
3 4 (4.65%) ISEB
3 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) HNC
4 3 (3.49%) HND
4 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) APMP
5 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.16%) CCA
6 1 (1.16%) CCIE
6 1 (1.16%) CCNP
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) PMO
3 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.33%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.16%) IFRS
5 1 (1.16%) IFRS 9
5 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (3.49%) RACF
2 3 (3.49%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) SCCM
1 3 (3.49%) zSecure
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Apple
2 7 (8.14%) Cisco
3 4 (4.65%) Charles River
3 4 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.65%) F5
3 4 (4.65%) IBM
4 3 (3.49%) Altiris
4 3 (3.49%) CA
4 3 (3.49%) Lotus
4 3 (3.49%) Sophos
4 3 (3.49%) Sybase
4 3 (3.49%) Symantec
5 2 (2.33%) Adobe
5 2 (2.33%) Avaya
5 2 (2.33%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Juniper
5 2 (2.33%) McAfee
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Remedy