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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 280 265 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.17% 10.78% 9.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.45% 15.33% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 116 144
Average daily rate
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£402 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £281 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £175.00 £11.08 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1479.42% -49.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +26.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2082 1729 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 70.34% 64.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 865 809
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £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 35 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Project Management
UK

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 31 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 31 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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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 -3 133 £415 +4.27% 28
Glasgow +3 73 £400 +10.34% 17
Renfrewshire +3 30 £325 +30.00%
Stirling +2 15 £380 +16.92% 1
Aberdeen -9 10 £275 -26.66%
Highlands - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - - 2
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 2
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 215 (35.83%) Finance
2 135 (22.50%) PRINCE2
3 121 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 84 (14.00%) Banking
5 75 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 71 (11.83%) Oracle
6 71 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (11.83%) Security Cleared
7 65 (10.83%) MS Excel
8 63 (10.50%) MS Project
9 59 (9.83%) Change Management
10 51 (8.50%) SC Cleared
11 49 (8.17%) Degree
11 49 (8.17%) Migration
11 49 (8.17%) ITIL
12 43 (7.17%) Windows
13 42 (7.00%) Linux
14 41 (6.83%) Waterfall
15 38 (6.33%) MS Office
16 36 (6.00%) Retail
17 34 (5.67%) Scrum
18 32 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (5.33%) Release Management
18 32 (5.33%) Business Transformation
19 31 (5.17%) Business Analysis
20 30 (5.00%) XML
20 30 (5.00%) Java
20 30 (5.00%) SharePoint
21 29 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
21 29 (4.83%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 30 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.33%) IIS
2 8 (1.33%) CMS
3 5 (0.83%) Documentum
4 4 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.33%) Confluence
5 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.17%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.17%) Lync
6 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 63 (10.50%) MS Project
3 38 (6.33%) MS Office
4 18 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.83%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 22 (3.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.00%) Maximo
4 5 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.83%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.50%) Agresso
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.33%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.33%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.17%) PaaS
2 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.00%) HTTP
2 10 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.33%) SAN
4 6 (1.00%) Intranet
5 5 (0.83%) DNS
6 4 (0.67%) SSL
6 4 (0.67%) VoIP
6 4 (0.67%) Wireless
6 4 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.50%) Firewall
8 2 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.33%) Internet
8 2 (0.33%) H.323
8 2 (0.33%) DHCP
8 2 (0.33%) VPN
8 2 (0.33%) RIP
8 2 (0.33%) NAS
8 2 (0.33%) PBX
8 2 (0.33%) 4G
9 1 (0.17%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
2 20 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 20 (3.33%) Cognos Transformer
3 17 (2.83%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.00%) MS Access
6 4 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.67%) EDMS
7 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.50%) Cognos Impromptu
8 2 (0.33%) Ingres
8 2 (0.33%) Informix
8 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.67%) Subversion
2 8 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.17%) MSI
4 5 (0.83%) InstallShield
4 5 (0.83%) Maven
4 5 (0.83%) Ant
5 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.67%) Hudson
5 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.33%) JIRA
6 2 (0.33%) JUnit
6 2 (0.33%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.17%) ProC
7 1 (0.17%) Toad
7 1 (0.17%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.17%) NUnit
7 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
General
1 215 (35.83%) Finance
2 84 (14.00%) Banking
3 36 (6.00%) Retail
4 17 (2.83%) Front Office
5 15 (2.50%) Advertising
6 14 (2.33%) Retail Banking
7 13 (2.17%) Marketing
8 11 (1.83%) Publishing
9 10 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.33%) Legal
10 8 (1.33%) Back Office
11 5 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.50%) Billing
14 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.17%) Law
15 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 275 (45.83%) Project Manager
2 85 (14.17%) Analyst
3 52 (8.67%) Developer
4 35 (5.83%) Business Analyst
5 28 (4.67%) Business Manager
6 25 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
7 24 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 23 (3.83%) Senior Project Manager
9 22 (3.67%) Business Project Manager
10 21 (3.50%) Programme Manager
11 20 (3.33%) Change Manager
11 20 (3.33%) Cognos Developer
12 16 (2.67%) IT Project Manager
13 12 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (2.00%) Business Change Manager
13 12 (2.00%) Project Planner
13 12 (2.00%) Change Project Manager
13 12 (2.00%) Programme Analyst
13 12 (2.00%) Cognos BI Developer
14 11 (1.83%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.00%) XML
2 28 (4.67%) Web Services
3 22 (3.67%) HTML
3 22 (3.67%) SOAP
3 22 (3.67%) JSON
4 19 (3.17%) .NET
5 16 (2.67%) CSS
5 16 (2.67%) HTML5
6 15 (2.50%) RESTful
7 12 (2.00%) CSS3
7 12 (2.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.33%) Application Packaging
9 7 (1.17%) Velocity
9 7 (1.17%) REST
9 7 (1.17%) JSP
10 6 (1.00%) jQuery
11 4 (0.67%) MooTools
11 4 (0.67%) Java EE
11 4 (0.67%) XHTML
12 3 (0.50%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.50%) Open Source
3 14 (2.33%) FMCG
4 12 (2.00%) Economics
5 11 (1.83%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.50%) PMI
7 6 (1.00%) NHS
7 6 (1.00%) GIS
7 6 (1.00%) Derivative
7 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.83%) Clustering
8 5 (0.83%) Equities
9 4 (0.67%) Reference Data
9 4 (0.67%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.67%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.50%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.50%) IVR
10 3 (0.50%) iPad
11 2 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.17%) Windows
2 42 (7.00%) Linux
3 17 (2.83%) Mac OS X
4 12 (2.00%) UNIX
5 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.67%) AIX
9 4 (0.67%) HPUX
9 4 (0.67%) Solaris
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.33%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (22.50%) PRINCE2
2 121 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (9.83%) Change Management
5 49 (8.17%) ITIL
5 49 (8.17%) Migration
6 41 (6.83%) Waterfall
7 34 (5.67%) Scrum
8 32 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (5.33%) Release Management
8 32 (5.33%) Business Transformation
9 31 (5.17%) Business Analysis
10 29 (4.83%) Programme Management
11 28 (4.67%) Project Planning
12 23 (3.83%) Service Delivery
12 23 (3.83%) Change Control
13 22 (3.67%) Web Development
13 22 (3.67%) Asset Management
14 21 (3.50%) Risk Management
15 20 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.00%) Java
2 28 (4.67%) SQL
3 21 (3.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.67%) C
5 6 (1.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (1.00%) VBA
5 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.83%) C#
6 5 (0.83%) Perl
7 3 (0.50%) VB
8 2 (0.33%) Korn
8 2 (0.33%) C-shell
9 1 (0.17%) VB6
9 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.17%) C++
9 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 51 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 49 (8.17%) Degree
4 28 (4.67%) PMI Certification
4 28 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (4.33%) PMP
6 14 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.50%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.33%) ISEB
9 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.17%) ACCA
10 6 (1.00%) CIMA
11 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.33%) CISSP
13 2 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.50%) COBIT
3 2 (0.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.17%) SCCM
2 5 (0.83%) Puppet
2 5 (0.83%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.33%) Ionix
4 2 (0.33%) SCOM
4 2 (0.33%) OpenView
4 2 (0.33%) Legato
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.33%) nmon
5 1 (0.17%) StatsD
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.17%) WMI
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 75 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.83%) Oracle
3 23 (3.83%) Cognos
4 18 (3.00%) HP
5 10 (1.67%) VMware
6 8 (1.33%) JBoss
6 8 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.17%) Charles River
8 6 (1.00%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.00%) Citrix
8 6 (1.00%) Genesys
8 6 (1.00%) IBM
9 5 (0.83%) SAP
9 5 (0.83%) McAfee
10 4 (0.67%) Sybase
10 4 (0.67%) Dell
10 4 (0.67%) Sun
11 3 (0.50%) EMC
11 3 (0.50%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.50%) Reuters
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