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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 48 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 14 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.91% 1.15% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.67% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £451 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +47.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £427 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £469 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +57.30%
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
584 419 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.67% 69.03% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 208 265
Average daily rate £350 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 18 (62.07%) Project Management
2 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) Banking
5 7 (24.14%) MS Project
6 6 (20.69%) ISEB
6 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
6 6 (20.69%) Test Management
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Line Management
7 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Primavera
7 5 (17.24%) ISEB Practitioner
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) Migration
8 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
9 3 (10.34%) Analytics
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
10 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (6.90%) Coaching
10 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.90%) Change Control
10 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (6.90%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Project Planner
2 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) NHS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Economics
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
2 6 (20.69%) Test Management
3 5 (17.24%) Test Strategy
3 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
3 5 (17.24%) Line Management
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.24%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Primavera
2 2 (6.90%) Remedy
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) BMC