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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 107 100 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing PMP 14 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.96% 4.18% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£358 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £428 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £448 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.37% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 - £35.03
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
473 383 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.15% 15.15% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 185 176
Average daily rate £338 £329 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 35
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

PMP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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
Glasgow -2 6 £363 - 3
Edinburgh -10 4 £383 -12.57% 2
Aberdeen - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
PMP
UK

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (83.33%) PMI Certification
1 25 (83.33%) Project Management
2 22 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) Degree
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) MS Project
6 6 (20.00%) MS Office
7 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (10.00%) PMI
9 3 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (10.00%) Banking
10 2 (6.67%) Data Management
10 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.67%) ITSM

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.33%) TWiki
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Project
1 6 (20.00%) MS Office
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) PBX
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
1 1 (3.33%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Process Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PMI
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Project Management
2 22 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITSM
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.67%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) CAE
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) PMI Certification
2 7 (23.33%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) MCSE
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) OpenView
1 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
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