The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 111 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 34 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 0.97% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.01% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 11
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
IT Project Manager
UK

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
2675 2771 2436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.62% 95.65% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1511 1454 1364
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 92 79
Median hourly rate £14.93 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -6 25 £401 -7.75%
Glasgow +3 5 £339 -12.58%
Scottish Borders - 2 £350 -
Renfrewshire -37 1 £284 -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 25 (43.10%) Banking
2 25 (43.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (41.38%) Project Management
4 16 (27.59%) Retail
4 16 (27.59%) Retail Banking
5 14 (24.14%) Data Centre
6 13 (22.41%) Migration
7 12 (20.69%) Law
8 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.07%) Mainframe
10 6 (10.34%) Resource Management
11 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.62%) Unix
11 5 (8.62%) Windows
11 5 (8.62%) Middleware
12 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
12 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (6.90%) SOA
12 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.90%) Change Management
12 4 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
13 3 (5.17%) Release Management
13 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
13 3 (5.17%) Contingency Planning
13 3 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (5.17%) Identity Access Management
13 3 (5.17%) PMP
13 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
14 2 (3.45%) CISSP

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) LAN
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 25 (43.10%) Banking
3 16 (27.59%) Retail
3 16 (27.59%) Retail Banking
4 12 (20.69%) Law
5 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.72%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Unix
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (41.38%) Project Management
3 13 (22.41%) Migration
4 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.34%) Resource Management
6 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.90%) Change Management
7 4 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.90%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Contingency Planning
8 3 (5.17%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (5.17%) Release Management
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL
9 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.72%) CRM
10 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Java
1 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.17%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.17%) PMP
3 2 (3.45%) CISSP
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) CISM
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) COREP
2 1 (1.72%) FINREP
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) TSYS