Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 138 149
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 -25
Contract jobs citing Time Management 87 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.68% 1.04% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.21% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 15
Scotland median daily rate £331 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +7.69% -16.40%
10th Percentile £140 £181 £113
90th Percentile £508 £436 £482
UK median daily rate £412 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.00% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 9
Scotland median hourly rate £11.78 £15.86 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.73% -58.81% -4.66%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £17.65
90th Percentile £17.09 £19.00 £43.45
UK median hourly rate £12.15 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.00% -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 4,564 4,300 3,488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.87% 86.21% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,474 2,467 2,023
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.12% -2.00%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 100 95
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.38 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.27%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +18 39 £450 +12.50% 2
Glasgow -8 33 £263 -36.36% 4
West Lothian +5 4 £450 +105.71%
Aberdeen +11 3 - -
Fife +5 1 - -
Renfrewshire -9 1 £320 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £363 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £140 -
Time Management
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
1 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 22 (25.29%) Migration
3 21 (24.14%) Finance
4 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (18.39%) Windows 10
5 16 (18.39%) Banking
6 14 (16.09%) Project Management
7 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.94%) Windows XP
7 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
8 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (11.49%) Scrum
10 10 (11.49%) SQL
10 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
11 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.34%) Break/Fix
11 9 (10.34%) User Experience
12 8 (9.20%) Virtual Team
12 8 (9.20%) PMO
12 8 (9.20%) Decision-Making
12 8 (9.20%) QA
13 7 (8.05%) Change Management
13 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
13 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
13 7 (8.05%) Java

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 4 (4.60%) CMS
2 2 (2.30%) SAS
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (4.60%) InVision
4 4 (4.60%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.15%) EViews
7 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) LAN
2 3 (3.45%) Firewall
2 3 (3.45%) WAN
2 3 (3.45%) Wireless
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.30%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.30%) Network Security
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.30%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.15%) DataStage
3 1 (1.15%) DB2
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.15%) Power BI
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.30%) Hudson
3 2 (2.30%) JIRA
3 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Billing
4 3 (3.45%) Front Office
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Games
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Analyst
2 14 (16.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) Desktop Support
4 10 (11.49%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Designer
7 6 (6.90%) Coordinator
7 6 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (4.60%) Mobile Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Project Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Senior PMO
9 3 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) CSS
1 5 (5.75%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) WPF
3 1 (1.15%) JSP
3 1 (1.15%) Velocity
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) User Experience
3 8 (9.20%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.60%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.60%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.15%) Blog
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Windows
2 16 (18.39%) Windows 10
3 13 (14.94%) Windows 7
3 13 (14.94%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.29%) Migration
3 14 (16.09%) Project Management
4 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.49%) Scrum
6 9 (10.34%) Break/Fix
6 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (9.20%) Decision-Making
8 7 (8.05%) Change Management
8 7 (8.05%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.90%) Validation
10 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.75%) ITIL
11 4 (4.60%) Content Management
11 4 (4.60%) ETL
11 4 (4.60%) OO
11 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) Java
3 4 (4.60%) VBA
4 3 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) C++
5 1 (1.15%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) PMP
1 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Degree
3 4 (4.60%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.30%) ACDT
4 2 (2.30%) ACHDS
4 2 (2.30%) ACTC
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.30%) MCDST
4 2 (2.30%) MCP
4 2 (2.30%) MCSA
4 2 (2.30%) MCSE
4 2 (2.30%) MCSM
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.15%) CCIE
5 1 (1.15%) CCNP
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) PMO
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.30%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.15%) IFRS
4 1 (1.15%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Apple
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco
3 4 (4.60%) FatWire
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 3 (3.45%) Talend
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe
5 2 (2.30%) Charles River
5 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix
5 2 (2.30%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.30%) F5
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) Juniper
5 2 (2.30%) McAfee
5 2 (2.30%) Remedy
6 1 (1.15%) Avaya
6 1 (1.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com