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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 109 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing PMP 19 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.84% 3.62% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Average daily rate £375 £393 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +31.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.53 £36.49
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +0.10%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
495 387 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.64% 16.65% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 222 175
Average daily rate £327 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.89 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
PMP
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +16 4 £425 - 2
Aberdeen +14 3 £588 -
Edinburgh -25 3 £288 -28.12% 1
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (81.82%) PMI Certification
2 16 (72.73%) Project Management
3 15 (68.18%) PRINCE2
4 12 (54.55%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) MS Project
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (18.18%) PMI
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
10 2 (9.09%) ITIL
10 2 (9.09%) Front Office
10 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
10 2 (9.09%) MS Office
10 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (9.09%) JIRA
10 2 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
11 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
11 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
11 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
11 1 (4.55%) Change Control
11 1 (4.55%) Office 365
11 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Project
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maximo
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Project Officer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management Officer
3 2 (9.09%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Project Management
2 15 (68.18%) PRINCE2
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
5 2 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) RDF
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) PMI Certification
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.55%) Infor
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP