The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 21 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 43 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.80% 20.87% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 22.99% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88 187 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 82.24% 90.78% 88.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 80 55
Average daily rate £300 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £9.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -27.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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
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 20 August 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 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (30.00%) Maximo
4 5 (25.00%) Document Management
4 5 (25.00%) EDMS
4 5 (25.00%) Documentum
4 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) PMP
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) Information Management
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) CMS
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (10.00%) PBX
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Logistics
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Change Control
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (5.00%) AWD
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (25.00%) Documentum
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) LiveLink
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Maximo
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) PBX
2 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) EDMS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Document Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VB
1 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft