The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 22 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing PMP 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.65% 4.90% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 16.13% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £384 £378
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -29.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.70% 30.39% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 13
Average daily rate £310 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £427 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Aberdeen region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Aberdeen region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PMI
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Documentum
5 1 (12.50%) PBX
5 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) EDMS
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) PBX
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) EDMS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Infor
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP