The first table below looks at the demand for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 117 93 103
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing PMP 16 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.77% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 5.32% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.51% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.38 £38.98
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -16.94%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
604 357 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.97% 14.48% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 186 133
Average daily rate £347 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.43 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
PMP
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PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PMP
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 PMP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(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
Aberdeen +2 5 £225 -40.00%
Glasgow +2 3 £450 - 3
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 1
Ayrshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 29 (87.88%) PMI Certification
2 25 (75.76%) Project Management
3 24 (72.73%) PRINCE2
4 15 (45.45%) Finance
5 10 (30.30%) MS Project
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) Degree
7 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
9 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (15.15%) MS Office
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
11 4 (12.12%) Banking
11 4 (12.12%) ITIL
11 4 (12.12%) Resource Management
12 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
12 3 (9.09%) PMI
12 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
12 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
12 3 (9.09%) Windows
12 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (9.09%) Advertising
13 2 (6.06%) ITSM
13 2 (6.06%) Data Management
13 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
13 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
13 2 (6.06%) MCSE

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing PMP 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 PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Project
2 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (15.15%) MS Office
4 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) PBX
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
1 1 (3.03%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) EDMS
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Programme Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Process Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) PMI
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Project Management
2 24 (72.73%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
3 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Resource Management
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
6 2 (6.06%) CAE
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.06%) Data Management
6 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.06%) Software Distribution
6 2 (6.06%) ITSM
7 1 (3.03%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) PMI Certification
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) OpenView
1 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.03%) Infor
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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