The first table below looks at the demand for Project 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 298 238 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.38% 9.52% 10.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.35% 13.45% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 108 154
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
- +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £37.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-16.21% +39.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1942 1769 1686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 74.15% 70.73% 65.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 891 793
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 56
Average hourly rate £26.25 £19.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £35.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Project Management
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Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Project 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 Project Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 July 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 +1 150 £405 -0.30% 21
Glasgow +6 69 £400 +7.23% 11
Renfrewshire +10 31 £325 -
Stirling +5 11 £360 +9.50% 2
Aberdeen -12 10 £275 -26.66% 3
Dundee - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Project 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 Project Management.

1 223 (35.68%) Finance
2 137 (21.92%) PRINCE2
3 120 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (15.52%) Banking
5 74 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 74 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (11.52%) Security Cleared
7 68 (10.88%) Oracle
8 64 (10.24%) MS Project
9 63 (10.08%) MS Excel
10 60 (9.60%) Change Management
11 55 (8.80%) ITIL
12 53 (8.48%) Migration
12 53 (8.48%) Degree
13 52 (8.32%) SC Cleared
14 43 (6.88%) Retail
14 43 (6.88%) Waterfall
15 41 (6.56%) Windows
16 40 (6.40%) Linux
16 40 (6.40%) MS Office
17 38 (6.08%) Release Management
18 36 (5.76%) Business Analysis
19 35 (5.60%) Project Planning
20 34 (5.44%) XML
20 34 (5.44%) Scrum
21 32 (5.12%) Java
21 32 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
22 31 (4.96%) SharePoint
22 31 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
23 30 (4.80%) Business Transformation

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Project 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.76%) IIS
2 11 (1.76%) CMS
3 5 (0.80%) Documentum
3 5 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.48%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.32%) Confluence
5 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.16%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.16%) Lync
6 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (10.24%) MS Project
2 63 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 40 (6.40%) MS Office
4 15 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.80%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (3.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.96%) Maximo
3 6 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.48%) Agresso
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.32%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.16%) AWD
8 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) PaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.84%) HTTP
2 8 (1.28%) SAN
3 7 (1.12%) Intranet
3 7 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.80%) DNS
5 4 (0.64%) SSL
5 4 (0.64%) Wireless
5 4 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.48%) Firewall
6 3 (0.48%) VoIP
7 2 (0.32%) DHCP
7 2 (0.32%) RIP
7 2 (0.32%) PBX
7 2 (0.32%) SMS
7 2 (0.32%) VPN
7 2 (0.32%) Internet
7 2 (0.32%) H.323
7 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.32%) NAS
7 2 (0.32%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.20%) Cognos Report Studio
2 20 (3.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 20 (3.20%) Cognos Transformer
3 18 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.08%) MS Access
5 12 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.64%) EDMS
7 3 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.48%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.32%) Ingres
8 2 (0.32%) Informix
8 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.16%) DataStage
9 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Subversion
2 8 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.12%) MSI
4 6 (0.96%) Maven
4 6 (0.96%) Ant
5 5 (0.80%) InstallShield
5 5 (0.80%) Hudson
5 5 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.32%) JIRA
6 2 (0.32%) JUnit
6 2 (0.32%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.16%) ProC
7 1 (0.16%) Toad
7 1 (0.16%) NUnit
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Ivy
General
1 223 (35.68%) Finance
2 97 (15.52%) Banking
3 43 (6.88%) Retail
4 18 (2.88%) Retail Banking
5 16 (2.56%) Marketing
6 15 (2.40%) Advertising
7 14 (2.24%) Front Office
8 13 (2.08%) Publishing
9 10 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.44%) Back Office
11 7 (1.12%) Legal
12 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.80%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.48%) Billing
15 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 289 (46.24%) Project Manager
2 87 (13.92%) Analyst
3 54 (8.64%) Developer
4 34 (5.44%) Business Analyst
5 27 (4.32%) PMO Analyst
6 26 (4.16%) Senior Manager
6 26 (4.16%) Business Manager
7 25 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 23 (3.68%) IT Project Manager
9 20 (3.20%) Programme Manager
9 20 (3.20%) Cognos Developer
9 20 (3.20%) Business Project Manager
10 19 (3.04%) Change Manager
11 13 (2.08%) Senior Developer
11 13 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
12 12 (1.92%) Cognos BI Developer
12 12 (1.92%) Web Developer
12 12 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (1.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 11 (1.76%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.44%) XML
2 29 (4.64%) Web Services
3 23 (3.68%) SOAP
4 22 (3.52%) JSON
5 21 (3.36%) HTML
6 19 (3.04%) .NET
7 17 (2.72%) CSS
7 17 (2.72%) HTML5
8 15 (2.40%) RESTful
9 13 (2.08%) ASP.NET
10 12 (1.92%) CSS3
11 8 (1.28%) REST
11 8 (1.28%) Application Packaging
11 8 (1.28%) Velocity
12 7 (1.12%) jQuery
13 6 (0.96%) EDI
13 6 (0.96%) Middleware
14 5 (0.80%) JSP
15 4 (0.64%) XHTML
15 4 (0.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.40%) Open Source
3 14 (2.24%) FMCG
4 11 (1.76%) Economics
5 8 (1.28%) Hedge funds
5 8 (1.28%) PMI
5 8 (1.28%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.12%) NHS
6 7 (1.12%) GIS
7 6 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.80%) Derivative
8 5 (0.80%) Clustering
9 4 (0.64%) Equities
9 4 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.64%) Social Media
10 3 (0.48%) iPad
10 3 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.32%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.32%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.56%) Windows
2 40 (6.40%) Linux
3 17 (2.72%) Mac OS X
4 11 (1.76%) UNIX
5 9 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.64%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.64%) AIX
9 4 (0.64%) HPUX
9 4 (0.64%) Solaris
10 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.32%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (21.92%) PRINCE2
2 120 (19.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (9.60%) Change Management
5 55 (8.80%) ITIL
6 53 (8.48%) Migration
7 43 (6.88%) Waterfall
8 38 (6.08%) Release Management
9 36 (5.76%) Business Analysis
10 35 (5.60%) Project Planning
11 34 (5.44%) Scrum
12 32 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (4.80%) Business Transformation
14 29 (4.64%) Programme Management
15 25 (4.00%) Asset Management
16 24 (3.84%) Web Development
17 23 (3.68%) Change Control
18 22 (3.52%) Service Delivery
19 21 (3.36%) Risk Management
19 21 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (5.12%) Java
2 26 (4.16%) SQL
3 19 (3.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.44%) C
5 6 (0.96%) VB.NET
5 6 (0.96%) VBA
5 6 (0.96%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.80%) C#
6 5 (0.80%) Perl
7 4 (0.64%) VB
8 2 (0.32%) Korn
8 2 (0.32%) C-shell
9 1 (0.16%) VB6
9 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 53 (8.48%) Degree
3 52 (8.32%) SC Cleared
4 26 (4.16%) PMI Certification
4 26 (4.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 24 (3.84%) PMP
6 13 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.60%) ACCA
8 9 (1.44%) CIMA
9 8 (1.28%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.12%) ISEB
11 5 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.32%) CISSP
12 2 (0.32%) MCSE
12 2 (0.32%) MBA
12 2 (0.32%) MCDST
12 2 (0.32%) MCTS
12 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.40%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.48%) COBIT
4 2 (0.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.32%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.48%) vSphere
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.12%) SCCM
2 6 (0.96%) Puppet
2 6 (0.96%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.32%) nmon
3 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.32%) Ionix
3 2 (0.32%) SCOM
3 2 (0.32%) OpenView
3 2 (0.32%) Legato
3 2 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.16%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.16%) StatsD
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 74 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 68 (10.88%) Oracle
3 24 (3.84%) Cognos
4 14 (2.24%) HP
5 11 (1.76%) JBoss
6 10 (1.60%) VMware
7 7 (1.12%) Charles River
7 7 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.96%) Citrix
8 6 (0.96%) IBM
9 5 (0.80%) SAP
9 5 (0.80%) McAfee
10 4 (0.64%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.64%) Dell
10 4 (0.64%) Sun
11 3 (0.48%) EMC
11 3 (0.48%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.48%) Reuters
11 3 (0.48%) Genesys
11 3 (0.48%) RIMES
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