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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 14 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 12 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.64% 8.22% 23.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.75% 15.00% 34.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 30
Average daily rate
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£465 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £215 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £413 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
48 80 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 72.73% 54.79% 68.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 68
Average daily rate £375 £356 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maximo
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Peoplesoft Functional Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Director
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp