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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 129 113 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing PMI 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.29% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
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£350 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £382 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £625 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £414 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £165.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year
- +258.69%
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
715 620 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.50% 24.33% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 306 286
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 13
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £13.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +90.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.60 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.80 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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 - 1 £465 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
PMI
UK

PMI
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) MS Project
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (40.00%) PMP
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) MBA
9 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 1 (10.00%) C
9 1 (10.00%) NHS
9 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (10.00%) Change Management

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Project
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (40.00%) PMP
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) MBA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft