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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 134 124 126
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing PMI 16 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 0.98% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Median daily rate £310 £280 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -34.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £411
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £165.00
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
1007 815 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.74% 27.05% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 399 364
Median daily rate £375 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.23% +21.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing PMI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
Renfrewshire -27 12 £310 +10.71%
Edinburgh - 2 £450 - 1
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PMI.

1 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Project Management
3 10 (58.82%) MS Project
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Change Control
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) HP
6 6 (35.29%) PMP
7 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
7 5 (29.41%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (17.65%) Clustering
9 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
9 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
10 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
10 2 (11.76%) Change Management
10 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 1 (5.88%) SAP
11 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
11 1 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
11 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
11 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (5.88%) Degree
11 1 (5.88%) Investment Management

PMI
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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Project
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) PMO Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Change Control
3 5 (29.41%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (35.29%) PMP
3 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP