The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills 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 Planning over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 56 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 9 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.14% 2.90% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.85% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £418 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +85.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £351 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £448 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.93 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-20.20% -30.95%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
642 467 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.27% 75.20% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 232 331
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 16 (66.67%) Project Management
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) ISEB
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
5 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 4 (16.67%) MS Project
6 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 3 (12.50%) Line Management
7 3 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Primavera
7 3 (12.50%) Economics
7 3 (12.50%) Change Control
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (8.33%) XenApp
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Project Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Project Planner
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) NHS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Economics
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Test Management
4 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.17%) PMP
5 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Primavera
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
2 2 (8.33%) BMC