The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 86 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.79% 7.51% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.37% 8.01% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 38
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.16% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.77%
Project Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
829 662 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.42% 93.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 363 451
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 17
Average hourly rate £23.46 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.32% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 93 (53.76%) Project Management
2 60 (34.68%) Finance
3 44 (25.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (23.12%) PRINCE2
5 32 (18.50%) Migration
6 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (15.03%) Banking
8 23 (13.29%) Security Cleared
9 22 (12.72%) SC Cleared
10 12 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (6.36%) Legal
11 11 (6.36%) Microsoft
12 10 (5.78%) MS Project
12 10 (5.78%) Degree
12 10 (5.78%) Matrix Management
13 9 (5.20%) Captiva
13 9 (5.20%) Change Management
13 9 (5.20%) Risk Management
13 9 (5.20%) MS Office
13 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
13 9 (5.20%) Documentum
13 9 (5.20%) EMC
14 8 (4.62%) Windows
14 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
14 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (4.62%) Project Planning
14 8 (4.62%) Data Migration
14 8 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (5.20%) Documentum
1 9 (5.20%) Captiva
2 3 (1.73%) CMS
2 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) Lync
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (5.78%) MS Project
2 9 (5.20%) MS Office
2 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.58%) Primavera
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) WAN
1 2 (1.16%) Firewall
1 2 (1.16%) LAN
2 1 (0.58%) SDH
2 1 (0.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) 4G
2 1 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.58%) VPN
2 1 (0.58%) SAN
2 1 (0.58%) 3G
2 1 (0.58%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 60 (34.68%) Finance
2 26 (15.03%) Banking
3 11 (6.36%) Legal
4 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.05%) Retail
6 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.73%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Marketing
8 2 (1.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
9 1 (0.58%) Back Office
9 1 (0.58%) Military
9 1 (0.58%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) Spring
2 1 (0.58%) Mason
2 1 (0.58%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
2 1 (0.58%) JSP
2 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (1.16%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (0.58%) iPhone
4 1 (0.58%) Economics
4 1 (0.58%) Statistics
4 1 (0.58%) Life Science
4 1 (0.58%) PMI
4 1 (0.58%) NHS
4 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.58%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.62%) Windows
2 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.16%) Android
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (53.76%) Project Management
2 44 (25.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (23.12%) PRINCE2
4 32 (18.50%) Migration
5 28 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.78%) Matrix Management
7 9 (5.20%) Risk Management
7 9 (5.20%) Change Management
8 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.62%) Project Planning
8 8 (4.62%) Data Migration
8 8 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (4.05%) Investment Management
9 7 (4.05%) PRINCE
10 6 (3.47%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.47%) ITIL
10 6 (3.47%) Supplier Management
10 6 (3.47%) Kanban
11 5 (2.89%) Business Analysis
12 4 (2.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.73%) Java
1 3 (1.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.72%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (5.78%) Degree
5 7 (4.05%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.47%) PMP
7 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.58%) PhD
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.16%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.73%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (6.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) EMC
3 7 (4.05%) Vignette
4 3 (1.73%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle
5 2 (1.16%) SAP
5 2 (1.16%) IBM
5 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) Sage
6 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.58%) Remedy
6 1 (0.58%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) Avaloq