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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 1 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 30.19% 5.83% 16.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 44.44% 9.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 22
Average daily rate
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£403 £369 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £417 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.99%
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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
36 62 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 67.92% 60.19% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 61
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £29.17 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.40% +108.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) Change Management
2 10 (43.48%) GAP Analysis
2 10 (43.48%) PeopleSoft
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
2 10 (43.48%) Use Case
2 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) LAN
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) Remedy
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (13.04%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (13.04%) CMDB
4 3 (13.04%) F5
4 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (13.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) PeopleSoft Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) Payroll Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) PMO Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Project Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Change Management
2 10 (43.48%) GAP Analysis
2 10 (43.48%) Data Analysis
2 10 (43.48%) Use Case
2 10 (43.48%) Test Scripting
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
2 3 (13.04%) F5
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.35%) SAP