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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 14 20 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 5 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.17% 7.14% 18.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 7.57% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 24
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £315 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £39.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +21.53%
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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
75 185 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 92.59% 94.39% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 76 101
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -31.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Maximo
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) SCOM
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Lync
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) NetApp
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Dell