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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 116 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 15 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 1.32% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.38% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 16
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £464 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £44.05 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.78% -2.11%
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
2389 2536 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.76% 95.88% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1413 1027
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 11 £415 -7.77% 1
Inverclyde - 2 £425 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
IT Project Manager
UK

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (37.50%) Project Management
4 12 (25.00%) Banking
5 9 (18.75%) Migration
5 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.75%) SDLC
6 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 8 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 8 (16.67%) Retail
7 7 (14.58%) Law
8 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (8.33%) SOA
9 4 (8.33%) Middleware
9 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (6.25%) Oracle
10 3 (6.25%) MS Project
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
11 2 (4.17%) Billing
11 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
11 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
11 2 (4.17%) COBIT
11 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Project Planning

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.08%) JBoss
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Markit EDM
1 1 (2.08%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) LAN
1 1 (2.08%) Network Security
1 1 (2.08%) WAN
1 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 24 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 8 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 7 (14.58%) Law
5 2 (4.17%) Billing
5 2 (4.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Advertising
6 1 (2.08%) Front Office
6 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (37.50%) Project Management
3 9 (18.75%) Migration
3 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.75%) SDLC
4 5 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.33%) SOA
5 4 (8.33%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.08%) BPMN
8 1 (2.08%) Change Control
8 1 (2.08%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.08%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.08%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.17%) COBIT
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) BI-SAM
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) Vermilion