Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Trend Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Trend Analysis over the 6 months to 18 October 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.

Trend Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 177 197
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -5
Contract jobs citing Trend Analysis 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.083% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.097% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Scotland median daily rate £245 - £85
10th Percentile £214 - £83
90th Percentile £270 - £88
UK median daily rate £325 £379 £325
% change year-on-year -14.19% +16.54% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £17.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year +49.64% -37.95% +60.00%

Trend Analysis 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 4,698 4,139 4,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.76% 85.38% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,534 2,332 2,461
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £233
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 109 110
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £43.75 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

Trend Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Trend Analysis in Scotland

Trend Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Trend Analysis in Scotland

Trend Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Trend Analysis in Scotland

Trend Analysis
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 Trend Analysis within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Renfrewshire - 6 £245 -
Trend Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Trend Analysis 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 Trend Analysis.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science

Trend Analysis
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 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 6 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
1 6 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft