The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 110 104 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 17 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.65% 0.55% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.59% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Average daily rate £350 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £333 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.98 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+48.28% +3.75%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2430 2202 2604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.43% 92.72% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1083 1282
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 54 114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.47 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
IT Project Manager
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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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -25 7 £375 -11.76% 1
Glasgow +8 3 £345 +1.47% 1
Aberdeen - 3 £325 -
IT Project Manager
UK

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 22 (56.41%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
4 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
6 4 (10.26%) Security Management
6 4 (10.26%) Banking
6 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Windows
7 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 3 (7.69%) EDI
7 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.13%) Degree
8 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
8 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
8 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.13%) JBoss
8 2 (5.13%) MS Office

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) DB2
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) DataStage
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) CESG
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) PMI
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) Security Management
4 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) Release Management
7 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Dell