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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 79 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing PMP 41 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.55% 0.22% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.76% 1.36% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +15.10%
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
468 367 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.73% 16.08% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 155 175
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.86 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.57% +2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.73 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.10 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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 8 £325 +8.33%
Glasgow 0 5 £400 -
Dundee - - - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 48 (88.89%) PMI Certification
2 34 (62.96%) Project Management
3 29 (53.70%) PRINCE2
4 22 (40.74%) Finance
5 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
6 18 (33.33%) ITIL
7 17 (31.48%) Project Planning
8 15 (27.78%) PRINCE
9 14 (25.93%) Change Management
10 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (22.22%) Economics
12 10 (18.52%) Windows
13 7 (12.96%) Banking
14 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
14 6 (11.11%) Information Security
15 5 (9.26%) Migration
15 5 (9.26%) Firewall
15 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
15 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
15 5 (9.26%) GCIA
15 5 (9.26%) Linux
15 5 (9.26%) Python
15 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.26%) HP
15 5 (9.26%) CISSP
15 5 (9.26%) UNIX
15 5 (9.26%) MS Project
15 5 (9.26%) Perl
15 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.85%) TWiki
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Project
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Firewall
1 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (7.41%) Project Planner
4 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 3 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) PMO Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Project Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Management Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Senior Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Project Leader
6 1 (1.85%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Project Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Problem Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (22.22%) Economics
3 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) UNIX
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Project Management
2 29 (53.70%) PRINCE2
3 18 (33.33%) ITIL
4 17 (31.48%) Project Planning
5 15 (27.78%) PRINCE
6 14 (25.93%) Change Management
7 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 6 (11.11%) Information Security
8 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 5 (9.26%) SIEM
9 4 (7.41%) Release Management
9 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
12 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.85%) Scrum
12 1 (1.85%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (1.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Python
1 5 (9.26%) Perl
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) C
4 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 48 (88.89%) PMI Certification
2 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
2 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) GCIA
3 5 (9.26%) CISSP
3 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.56%) APMP
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.26%) HP
1 5 (9.26%) ArcSight
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Planview