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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 91 114 90
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Contract jobs citing PMP 33 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 0.32% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.04% 2.16% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 8
Average daily rate
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£348 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £450 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £36.97
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +8.19%
PMP
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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
469 370 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.84% 14.98% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 161 177
Average daily rate £348 £355 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 20
Average hourly rate £16.16 £20.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -40.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.16 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 -3 9 £363 -19.44%
Glasgow -1 4 £275 -
Stirling - - - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 30 (62.50%) Project Management
3 27 (56.25%) PRINCE2
4 20 (41.67%) Finance
5 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
6 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
7 12 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 12 (25.00%) ITIL
8 11 (22.92%) PRINCE
9 9 (18.75%) Windows
9 9 (18.75%) Change Management
9 9 (18.75%) Banking
9 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.67%) Economics
11 6 (12.50%) Information Security
11 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.50%) MS Project
11 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
12 5 (10.42%) Credit Risk
12 5 (10.42%) ArcSight
12 5 (10.42%) SIEM
12 5 (10.42%) MS Office
12 5 (10.42%) Perl
12 5 (10.42%) UNIX
12 5 (10.42%) HP
12 5 (10.42%) CISSP
12 5 (10.42%) Linux
12 5 (10.42%) Python
12 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.42%) Firewall

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.08%) TWiki
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Project
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
1 5 (10.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (8.33%) Analyst
2 4 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (6.25%) PMO Manager
3 3 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.25%) Project Planner
3 3 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Project Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Technology Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Programme Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Project Leader
5 1 (2.08%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Economics
3 5 (10.42%) Credit Risk
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) PMI
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
2 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Project Management
2 27 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 12 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 12 (25.00%) ITIL
4 11 (22.92%) PRINCE
5 9 (18.75%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security
6 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (10.42%) SIEM
8 4 (8.33%) Migration
8 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Release Management
11 1 (2.08%) Time Management
11 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
11 1 (2.08%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) Perl
1 5 (10.42%) Python
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) CISSP
4 5 (10.42%) GCIA
5 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) ArcSight
2 5 (10.42%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Planview