The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 126 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing PMI 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 1.20% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£303 - £456
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 - £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
PMI
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
707 585 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.26% 23.64% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 270 231
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 26
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.93 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PMI
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 PMI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
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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
Glasgow -4 1 £275 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PMI also 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 that cited PMI.

1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (41.67%) MS Project
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (25.00%) Genesys
6 2 (16.67%) PMP
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) IVR
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Banking
7 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (8.33%) Information Management
7 1 (8.33%) Economics
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PMI also 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 that cited PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Project
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) Economics
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
1 8 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Management
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Genesys
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP