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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 15 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 6 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.50% 5.71% 18.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.03% 7.14% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +3.44%
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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
29 84 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 72.50% 80.00% 61.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 53 47
Average daily rate £450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 September 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 September 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) PLM
1 8 (66.67%) Teamcenter
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) JDA
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Billing
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Teamcenter
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) ScrumMaster
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) PLM
2 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
1 1 (8.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) JDA