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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 110 128 115
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Contract jobs citing PMI 19 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 0.67% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
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£270 £450 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £430 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £470 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+73.80% -21.49%
PMI
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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
824 743 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.92% 27.33% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 429 350
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 19 30
Average hourly rate £26.22 £23.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +69.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £68.00 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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
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 2 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
Renfrewshire - 10 £270 -
Glasgow +4 4 £163 -
Edinburgh +4 2 £280 -39.45%
Stirling - 1 - -
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 23 (88.46%) Project Management
3 14 (53.85%) PRINCE2
3 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) Finance
7 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
7 10 (38.46%) MS Project
7 10 (38.46%) PMP
7 10 (38.46%) Change Control
8 8 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
9 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (19.23%) CAPM
10 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
10 4 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
10 4 (15.38%) Change Management
10 4 (15.38%) ITSM
10 4 (15.38%) Economics
11 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
11 3 (11.54%) Internet
11 3 (11.54%) ITIL
11 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
12 2 (7.69%) QA
12 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (38.46%) MS Project
3 8 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (19.23%) MS Office
4 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
1 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (7.69%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) PMO Lead
3 1 (3.85%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
3 1 (3.85%) Change Manager
3 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
3 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Economics
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) EMV
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Project Management
2 14 (53.85%) PRINCE2
3 10 (38.46%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITSM
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Governance
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) PMP
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (19.23%) CAPM
6 3 (11.54%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (7.69%) APMP
7 2 (7.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Cadence