The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank - 1 13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 0 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 37.78% 8.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 50.00% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 6
Average daily rate - £350 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.44 £27.83
% change year-on-year
+19.27% +12.98%
Project Management
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 66.67% 75.56% 58.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 25
Average daily rate £490 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.17% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £328 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +71.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) CMDB
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) CatOS
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Multicast
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (66.67%) QMS
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BT
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Siemens
2 1 (33.33%) HP