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 27 August 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 105 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing PMP 20 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 3.38% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 8
Median daily rate £351 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £55.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-24.54% +80.32%
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
443 474 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.79% 14.47% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 242 296
Median daily rate £325 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 22
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +33.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing PMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 11 £375 -6.25% 1
Renfrewshire - 7 £325 -
Glasgow +8 1 £375 +18.11%
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PMP.

1 43 (78.18%) Project Management
2 40 (72.73%) PMI Certification
3 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
4 23 (41.82%) Finance
5 22 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 17 (30.91%) Risk Management
7 11 (20.00%) PMI
7 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (18.18%) Change Management
9 9 (16.36%) Programme Management
9 9 (16.36%) Banking
10 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
10 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
11 7 (12.73%) Resource Management
11 7 (12.73%) HP
12 6 (10.91%) C
13 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.09%) Degree
13 5 (9.09%) Change Control
13 5 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
14 4 (7.27%) QA
14 4 (7.27%) Web Development
14 4 (7.27%) Business Development
14 4 (7.27%) Time Management
14 4 (7.27%) ITIL
14 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
14 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
14 4 (7.27%) Document Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) HP Helion
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Legal
4 3 (5.45%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.18%) PMO Manager
3 7 (12.73%) PMO Specialist
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 5 (9.09%) PMO Lead
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Banking Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Data Migration Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.64%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Migration Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
9 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) PMI
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (78.18%) Project Management
2 22 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 17 (30.91%) Risk Management
4 11 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.18%) Change Management
6 9 (16.36%) Programme Management
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.73%) Resource Management
9 5 (9.09%) Change Control
9 5 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
10 4 (7.27%) Business Development
10 4 (7.27%) Document Management
10 4 (7.27%) ITIL
10 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
10 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
10 4 (7.27%) Time Management
10 4 (7.27%) Web Development
11 3 (5.45%) Scrum
11 3 (5.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.91%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (72.73%) PMI Certification
2 27 (49.09%) Security Cleared
3 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) APMP
6 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.82%) ISEB
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.82%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.27%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.82%) RACF
1 1 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) HP
2 1 (1.82%) Citrix
2 1 (1.82%) VMware