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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.66% 18.83% 9.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 31.82% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
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£275 £413 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £523 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
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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
77 132 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 72.64% 59.19% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 32
Average daily rate £328 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £158 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) PMP
4 4 (22.22%) SAP
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) MS Project
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 3 (16.67%) Information Management
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Advertising
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Maximo
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) PMI
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) Documentum
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
6 2 (11.11%) SAP HR
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) CMS
6 2 (11.11%) Document Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Documentum
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) LiveLink
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Project
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (16.67%) Maximo
3 2 (11.11%) SAP HR
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) PBX
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) EDRMS
1 1 (5.56%) EDMS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Information Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Lead
4 1 (5.56%) Management Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PMI
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Information Management
2 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.11%) Document Management
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
3 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (27.78%) PMP
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.56%) Infor
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle