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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 85 109 87
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 17 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.71% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.76% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 20
Median daily rate £360 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £395 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £513 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% -7.77%

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
1597 2384 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.74% 93.56% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1270 1376
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 33 51
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.02 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +17 12 £360 -13.25%
Glasgow - 3 £383 -
Stirling - 1 £455 -
West Lothian - 1 £338 -
IT Project Manager
UK

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 15 (55.56%) Project Management
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (29.63%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Resource Management
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) MS Project
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Retail
8 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
8 3 (11.11%) APMP
9 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
9 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) Information Security
9 2 (7.41%) SIEM
10 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 1 (3.70%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (3.70%) Regulatory Compliance
10 1 (3.70%) User Experience
10 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
10 1 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
10 1 (3.70%) VLE

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 (3.70%) Blackboard Learn
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
1 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
1 1 (3.70%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Resource Management
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) SIEM
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.70%) Contingency Planning
8 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (3.70%) Regulatory Compliance
8 1 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.70%) User Stories
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (11.11%) APMP
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Blackboard