The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 106 100 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 31 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 1.04% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.12% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £26.98 £31.78
% change year-on-year
+100.18% -15.11%
IT Project Manager
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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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3045 2588 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.81% 92.69% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1309 1123
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 52 81
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.50 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 21 £425 +11.47% 3
Glasgow +11 7 £425 +13.33% 6
Aberdeen +4 1 £625 +47.05%
Fife -6 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -6 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 23 (44.23%) Project Management
2 22 (42.31%) Finance
3 16 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (17.31%) SDLC
5 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.54%) Banking
6 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) ETL
7 4 (7.69%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) DataStage
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (5.77%) Oracle
8 3 (5.77%) MS Project
8 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.77%) Law
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.77%) Billing
9 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.85%) SAP
9 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
9 2 (3.85%) ITIL
9 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.85%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Project
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.92%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) DataStage
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Billing
3 3 (5.77%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Military
4 1 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Project Management
2 16 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (17.31%) SDLC
4 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.69%) ETL
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.85%) Change Control
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
7 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.92%) ERP
8 1 (1.92%) SOA
8 1 (1.92%) CRM
8 1 (1.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) IBM
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) JDA
4 1 (1.92%) BI-SAM
4 1 (1.92%) Vermilion
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