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 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 Planning
Rank 64 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.16% 0.99% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.40% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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£423 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £322 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -32.25%
Project Planning
Scotland

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
667 499 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.65% 70.78% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 281 286
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) Project Management
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (20.00%) MS Project
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) ISEB
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) MS Office
5 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) Retail
5 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
6 2 (8.00%) 4G
6 2 (8.00%) Change Control
6 2 (8.00%) Marketing
6 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (8.00%) QA
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) Visualforce
6 2 (8.00%) Apex Code
6 2 (8.00%) Billing
6 2 (8.00%) Economics

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Project
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Marketing
4 2 (8.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) Visualforce
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Economics
1 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.00%) Use Case
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Test Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) CAFM
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Apex Code
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) HNC
3 1 (4.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos