The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 126 89 107
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +18
Contract jobs citing PMP 6 39 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 1.44% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 7.88% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 1
Average daily rate £353 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.75 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.38% +17.50%
PMP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
482 495 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.92% 18.22% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 271 169
Average daily rate £343 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.24 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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
Edinburgh -17 3 £353 +8.61% 1
Glasgow +6 2 - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) PgMP
7 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) RS-232
8 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
8 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing Engineering
8 1 (6.25%) CRISC
8 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (6.25%) Allen-Bradley
8 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) CGEIT
8 1 (6.25%) LTE

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 2G
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
1 1 (6.25%) 4G
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LTE
1 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (6.25%) RS-232
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Migration Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Rollout Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) LIMS
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
6 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PgMP
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) APMP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) CGEIT
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GAMP
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (6.25%) Wonderware