The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
Project Management
Rank 15 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 246 217 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.83% 8.79% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.64% 12.56% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 115 127
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
2113 1728 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.87% 69.96% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 892 760
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 39
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% +68.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £9.48 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 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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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 -3 109 £425 +3.03% 13
Glasgow +2 73 £329 -17.81% 7
Aberdeen +5 9 £465 +32.85% 1
Stirling -8 5 £450 +28.57% 2
West Lothian +11 4 £310 -22.50% 1
Highlands - 4 £325 - 1
Fife -2 2 £338 +17.39% 2
Midlothian - - - - 1
Morayshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - - 1
Dundee - - - -
Falkirk - - - -
East Ayrshire - - - -
Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 163 (33.40%) Finance
2 114 (23.36%) PRINCE2
3 110 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (15.57%) Banking
5 73 (14.96%) Security Cleared
6 62 (12.70%) Change Management
7 61 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 57 (11.68%) MS Excel
8 57 (11.68%) ITIL
9 56 (11.48%) Oracle
9 56 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (10.25%) Project Planning
11 48 (9.84%) Business Analysis
12 47 (9.63%) MS Project
12 47 (9.63%) Microsoft
13 44 (9.02%) Migration
14 42 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (6.35%) Degree
16 30 (6.15%) PMP
16 30 (6.15%) PMI Certification
17 28 (5.74%) SQL
18 27 (5.53%) MS Office
19 24 (4.92%) Change Control
20 23 (4.71%) Retail
21 22 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
22 21 (4.30%) Retail Banking
22 21 (4.30%) Economics
22 21 (4.30%) Service Management
22 21 (4.30%) Management Information System
22 21 (4.30%) Risk Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.66%) JBoss
3 8 (1.64%) MS Project Server
4 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.02%) CMS
5 5 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.02%) IIS
6 4 (0.82%) SAS
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.61%) WordPress
7 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.41%) FileNet
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.20%) TWiki
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 57 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.63%) MS Project
3 27 (5.53%) MS Office
4 22 (4.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (3.69%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.23%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.82%) Agresso
3 4 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.61%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.61%) Tridion
5 2 (0.41%) Maximo
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) FileNet Content Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.82%) SaaS
1 4 (0.82%) PaaS
1 4 (0.82%) IaaS
2 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.82%) Firewall
3 3 (0.61%) Network Security
3 3 (0.61%) VPN
4 2 (0.41%) HTTP
4 2 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.41%) VLAN
5 1 (0.20%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.20%) 4G
5 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.20%) PPP
5 1 (0.20%) RIP
5 1 (0.20%) Broadband
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.46%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.84%) MS Access
5 5 (1.02%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.61%) IDOL
8 2 (0.41%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.41%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.20%) Cognos Impromptu
9 1 (0.20%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.02%) JIRA
3 3 (0.61%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.41%) PeopleTools
4 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.20%) NUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Toad
5 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 163 (33.40%) Finance
2 76 (15.57%) Banking
3 23 (4.71%) Retail
4 21 (4.30%) Retail Banking
5 14 (2.87%) Front Office
6 10 (2.05%) Advertising
7 8 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.64%) Marketing
8 6 (1.23%) Legal
8 6 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.61%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Military
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 237 (48.57%) Project Manager
2 69 (14.14%) Analyst
3 43 (8.81%) Business Analyst
4 24 (4.92%) Developer
5 21 (4.30%) Programme Manager
6 18 (3.69%) Change Manager
7 17 (3.48%) IT Project Manager
7 17 (3.48%) Consultant
8 15 (3.07%) ScrumMaster
8 15 (3.07%) Business Manager
9 12 (2.46%) Coordinator
9 12 (2.46%) Project Planner
9 12 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (2.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (2.25%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (2.05%) Senior Manager
11 10 (2.05%) Senior Business Analyst
12 9 (1.84%) Senior Project Manager
13 8 (1.64%) Technical Manager
14 7 (1.43%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.46%) .NET
2 7 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.02%) XML
3 5 (1.02%) JSP
3 5 (1.02%) HTML
4 4 (0.82%) Web Services
4 4 (0.82%) Velocity
4 4 (0.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.61%) Classic ASP
6 2 (0.41%) CSS
7 1 (0.20%) OAuth
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.20%) RESTful
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.20%) Spring
7 1 (0.20%) Ajax
7 1 (0.20%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.30%) Economics
2 21 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.05%) Derivative
4 8 (1.64%) PMI
5 7 (1.43%) Reference Data
5 7 (1.43%) NHS
6 6 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.23%) Open Source
7 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.61%) Equities
7 3 (0.61%) GIS
8 2 (0.41%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.41%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.41%) CESG
8 2 (0.41%) IVR
8 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.41%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.69%) Windows
2 10 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (1.84%) Linux
4 6 (1.23%) Windows 2000
5 5 (1.02%) UNIX
6 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (23.36%) PRINCE2
2 110 (22.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (12.70%) Change Management
4 57 (11.68%) ITIL
5 56 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (10.25%) Project Planning
7 48 (9.84%) Business Analysis
8 44 (9.02%) Migration
9 24 (4.92%) Change Control
10 21 (4.30%) Service Management
10 21 (4.30%) Risk Management
11 20 (4.10%) Scrum
12 19 (3.89%) Programme Management
13 18 (3.69%) PRINCE
14 16 (3.28%) Asset Management
14 16 (3.28%) ERP
14 16 (3.28%) Resource Management
15 15 (3.07%) Investment Management
15 15 (3.07%) Service Delivery
16 14 (2.87%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.74%) SQL
2 20 (4.10%) Java
3 9 (1.84%) C
3 9 (1.84%) C#
4 8 (1.64%) VBA
5 5 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.41%) PeopleCode
6 2 (0.41%) SQR
7 1 (0.20%) PHP5
7 1 (0.20%) PHP
7 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 73 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 61 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.35%) Degree
4 30 (6.15%) PMP
4 30 (6.15%) PMI Certification
5 20 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (2.05%) ISEB
8 9 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.23%) CISSP
10 5 (1.02%) CISM
11 4 (0.82%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.84%) QA
3 6 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.61%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.61%) SLA
6 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.41%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.20%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.20%) WMI
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
3 1 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 56 (11.48%) Oracle
2 47 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.30%) HP
4 11 (2.25%) IBM
5 6 (1.23%) Remedy
5 6 (1.23%) Genesys
5 6 (1.23%) VMware
6 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.02%) Primavera
7 4 (0.82%) Citrix
7 4 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.82%) Chordiant
8 3 (0.61%) Twitter
8 3 (0.61%) Fujitsu
8 3 (0.61%) Cognos
8 3 (0.61%) SAP
8 3 (0.61%) Sybase
8 3 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.61%) BMC
8 3 (0.61%) Bloomberg
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