The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 67 81 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 58 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.98% 1.51% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.10% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 14
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£433 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £565 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.30% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.57 £46.40 £29.13
% change year-on-year
+11.14% +59.31%
Programme Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2244 1765 1496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.67% 72.13% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 889 793
Average daily rate £400 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 22
Average hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Management across the Scotland region.

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Programme Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Scotland region.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Programme Management
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 Programme Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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 -13 25 £450 +13.63% 3
Glasgow +20 24 £433 -4.15%
Programme Management
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Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Programme Management 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 Programme Management.

1 39 (43.82%) Finance
2 22 (24.72%) Project Management
3 19 (21.35%) Banking
4 18 (20.22%) MS Project
4 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
6 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
6 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
7 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
7 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (11.24%) Change Management
9 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
10 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
11 7 (7.87%) SQL
11 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
11 7 (7.87%) Migration
12 6 (6.74%) Supplier Management
12 6 (6.74%) Software Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
12 6 (6.74%) PRINCE
12 6 (6.74%) VBA
12 6 (6.74%) MS Office
13 5 (5.62%) C#
13 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.62%) InfoPath
13 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Programme Management 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 Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (5.62%) MS Project Server
2 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (20.22%) MS Project
2 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.74%) MS Office
4 5 (5.62%) InfoPath
5 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Broadband
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) BODI
4 1 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (43.82%) Finance
2 19 (21.35%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
6 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Electronics
7 1 (1.12%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Programme Manager
2 15 (16.85%) Project Manager
3 14 (15.73%) Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Developer
4 7 (7.87%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 5 (5.62%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Business Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Project Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Applications Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.37%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Senior Programme Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Project Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
1 1 (1.12%) XML
1 1 (1.12%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.12%) Equities
4 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Project Management
2 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
2 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 10 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (11.24%) Change Management
4 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
5 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) PRINCE
6 6 (6.74%) Supplier Management
6 6 (6.74%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.62%) Business Analysis
7 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.49%) Time Management
9 3 (3.37%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.37%) Change Control
9 3 (3.37%) Web Design
9 3 (3.37%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) VBA
3 5 (5.62%) C#
4 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.25%) VBScript
4 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
1 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.62%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.25%) PMP
3 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.12%) CISA
4 1 (1.12%) CISM
4 1 (1.12%) MBA
4 1 (1.12%) GIAC
4 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.12%) APMP
4 1 (1.12%) CRISC
4 1 (1.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.12%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle
2 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.25%) McAfee
3 2 (2.25%) Lumension
3 2 (2.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) Sybase
4 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix
4 1 (1.12%) Informatica
4 1 (1.12%) Teradata