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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 119 115 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Contract jobs citing PMP 18 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.50% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.90% 2.52% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
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£388 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £355 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +34.57%
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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
462 555 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.08% 19.88% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 264 185
Average daily rate £350 £347 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £41.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Glasgow +14 6 £318 -
Edinburgh -10 6 £400 +14.28% 1
Stirling +14 5 - -
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PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 38 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 33 (86.84%) Project Management
3 24 (63.16%) PRINCE2
4 23 (60.53%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) PMI
6 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (18.42%) MS Project
8 7 (18.42%) Change Management
8 7 (18.42%) Asset Management
8 7 (18.42%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) Reference Data
9 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
9 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (15.79%) Degree
9 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.53%) Markit EDM
11 4 (10.53%) Change Control
11 4 (10.53%) C
11 4 (10.53%) Banking
12 3 (7.89%) Retail
12 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
12 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
12 3 (7.89%) ITIL
12 3 (7.89%) MS Office

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Project
2 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
4 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
General
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Project Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Cutover Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) PMO Manager
6 1 (2.63%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.63%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) PMI
2 6 (15.79%) Reference Data
2 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Project Management
2 24 (63.16%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.42%) Change Management
3 7 (18.42%) Asset Management
3 7 (18.42%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (10.53%) Change Control
5 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
5 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.26%) Information Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) ITSM
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.79%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) CCNP
6 2 (5.26%) CCNA
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
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