The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 6 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 14 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 11.76% 9.80% 11.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.39% 10.64% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 20
Average daily rate £425 £360 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £352 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £523 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.15 £36.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +12.50%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
113 188 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 94.96% 92.16% 88.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 81 91
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £213 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.77 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.97% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.63 £44.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Project Manager
Scotland

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Documentum
3 5 (31.25%) EDMS
3 5 (31.25%) Document Management
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Maximo
4 4 (25.00%) Information Management
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (12.50%) PMP
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
7 1 (6.25%) AWD
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (6.25%) LiveLink

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Documentum
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) LiveLink
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Maximo
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.25%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) EDMS
2 1 (6.25%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Document Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (12.50%) Logistics
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMP
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft