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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 112 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing PMP 36 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.89% 3.98% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 10
Median daily rate £323 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.79% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £270 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.65% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.38
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
736 502 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.53% 17.08% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 245 252
Median daily rate £335 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £231 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 32
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.30% +52.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
Renfrewshire -24 20 £320 +6.66%
Glasgow +9 7 £351 -
Edinburgh - 6 £300 - 1
Stirling -1 1 - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 40 (95.24%) PMI Certification
2 34 (80.95%) Project Management
3 23 (54.76%) Finance
4 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 16 (38.10%) PRINCE2
6 14 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) Change Management
9 10 (23.81%) PMI
10 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
11 7 (16.67%) HP
12 6 (14.29%) Banking
13 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
13 5 (11.90%) Migration
13 5 (11.90%) Contingency Planning
13 5 (11.90%) Change Control
13 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
14 4 (9.52%) Time Management
14 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (9.52%) Legal
14 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
14 4 (9.52%) Windows
14 4 (9.52%) Document Management
14 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
14 4 (9.52%) Web Development
14 4 (9.52%) Business Development
14 4 (9.52%) Degree
15 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
15 3 (7.14%) Solaris

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 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
General
1 23 (54.76%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 7 (16.67%) PMO Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) PMO Lead
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Migration Manager
4 4 (9.52%) PMO Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) PMI
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Solaris
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Project Management
2 16 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 14 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 11 (26.19%) Change Management
5 9 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Change Control
6 5 (11.90%) Contingency Planning
6 5 (11.90%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Business Development
7 4 (9.52%) Document Management
7 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Time Management
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) Line Management
8 3 (7.14%) Release Management
8 3 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 3 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (95.24%) PMI Certification
2 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) APMP
6 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) PgMP
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) RACF
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) VMware