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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 271 302 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.30% 11.94% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.19% 16.15% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 165 97
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£375 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £510 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
Project 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
2224 1870 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.35% 73.94% 71.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1182 1054 914
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 -7 127 £389 -2.81% 25
Glasgow +8 82 £400 +3.22% 13
Renfrewshire +1 17 £270 -16.92%
Stirling +2 10 £425 -15.00%
West Lothian +2 9 £363 -14.20% 1
Aberdeen -6 3 £272 -52.69% 1
Dundee -4 2 £285 - 3
North Lanarkshire - 2 £295 -
West Dunbartonshire +1 1 - -
Perth and Kinross -2 1 £438 -
Fife - 1 £340 - 1
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - - 1
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 226 (35.93%) Finance
2 139 (22.10%) PRINCE2
3 131 (20.83%) Banking
4 117 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (13.04%) MS Excel
5 82 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 80 (12.72%) Business Analysis
7 76 (12.08%) Change Management
8 75 (11.92%) SC Cleared
9 66 (10.49%) ITIL
10 60 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
11 59 (9.38%) Microsoft
12 58 (9.22%) Project Planning
13 55 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (8.11%) Migration
15 49 (7.79%) PMI Certification
16 48 (7.63%) MS Office
17 43 (6.84%) Oracle
17 43 (6.84%) PMP
18 42 (6.68%) Degree
19 41 (6.52%) MS Project
19 41 (6.52%) Risk Management
20 39 (6.20%) SQL
21 38 (6.04%) Retail
22 34 (5.41%) Data Analysis
23 33 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
23 33 (5.25%) SQL Server
23 33 (5.25%) SharePoint
24 32 (5.09%) Asset Management
25 29 (4.61%) QA

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 33 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.59%) IBM Notes
3 9 (1.43%) Documentum
4 8 (1.27%) SAS
5 7 (1.11%) IIS
6 6 (0.95%) Captiva
7 5 (0.79%) FileNet
8 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.48%) WordPress
9 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.48%) CMS
9 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.32%) Lync
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.32%) Apache
Applications
1 82 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 48 (7.63%) MS Office
3 41 (6.52%) MS Project
4 33 (5.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Windchill
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Primavera
4 1 (0.16%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.16%) FRx
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.16%) FileNet Content Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.59%) Firewall
2 7 (1.11%) Internet
3 5 (0.79%) LAN
4 4 (0.64%) Intranet
4 4 (0.64%) SAN
5 3 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.48%) Network Security
5 3 (0.48%) Broadband
5 3 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.32%) VPN
6 2 (0.32%) WAN
6 2 (0.32%) VLAN
6 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.16%) HTTP
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.50%) MS Access
3 14 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.64%) OLAP
6 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.32%) DataStage
8 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) QlikView
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (0.95%) PeopleTools
2 4 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.48%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.32%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.32%) JIRA
4 2 (0.32%) Subversion
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.16%) Toad
5 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
General
1 226 (35.93%) Finance
2 131 (20.83%) Banking
3 38 (6.04%) Retail
4 18 (2.86%) Retail Banking
5 15 (2.38%) Marketing
6 9 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.11%) Law
8 7 (1.11%) Legal
9 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.79%) Front Office
11 4 (0.64%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.64%) Billing
12 3 (0.48%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.32%) Back Office
13 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Military
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 285 (45.31%) Project Manager
2 107 (17.01%) Analyst
3 51 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 29 (4.61%) Developer
5 27 (4.29%) Coordinator
6 25 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
7 24 (3.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 24 (3.82%) Project Coordinator
8 22 (3.50%) PMO Analyst
9 21 (3.34%) Consultant
10 20 (3.18%) IT Project Manager
11 19 (3.02%) Programme Manager
12 17 (2.70%) Senior Manager
12 17 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
13 16 (2.54%) Change Manager
13 16 (2.54%) Business Manager
14 13 (2.07%) Data Analyst
14 13 (2.07%) Data Manager
15 12 (1.91%) Business Project Manager
16 10 (1.59%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.02%) .NET
2 11 (1.75%) HTML
3 9 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.43%) CSS
4 8 (1.27%) .NET Framework
4 8 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (0.79%) Entity Framework
6 4 (0.64%) Web Services
7 3 (0.48%) JSP
8 2 (0.32%) XML
8 2 (0.32%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.16%) OAuth
9 1 (0.16%) Mason
9 1 (0.16%) RESTful
9 1 (0.16%) Spring
9 1 (0.16%) JSON
9 1 (0.16%) SOAP
9 1 (0.16%) CGI
9 1 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.50%) Economics
3 20 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.54%) PMI
5 13 (2.07%) Reference Data
6 9 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 6 (0.95%) PKI
8 5 (0.79%) Open Source
8 5 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.79%) Derivative
8 5 (0.79%) NHS
8 5 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.48%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.48%) CMDB
9 3 (0.48%) CESG
9 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.32%) User Experience
10 2 (0.32%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.45%) Windows
2 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (1.11%) Linux
4 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (0.95%) UNIX
5 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.48%) Android
6 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.32%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (22.10%) PRINCE2
2 117 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (12.72%) Business Analysis
4 76 (12.08%) Change Management
5 66 (10.49%) ITIL
6 58 (9.22%) Project Planning
7 55 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (8.11%) Migration
9 41 (6.52%) Risk Management
10 34 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 32 (5.09%) Asset Management
12 29 (4.61%) Data Modelling
13 25 (3.97%) GAP Analysis
14 24 (3.82%) Supplier Management
15 23 (3.66%) PRINCE
15 23 (3.66%) People Management
16 22 (3.50%) Programme Management
17 20 (3.18%) Investment Management
17 20 (3.18%) Change Control
18 19 (3.02%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.20%) SQL
2 14 (2.23%) VBA
3 12 (1.91%) C
4 11 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.43%) C#
6 7 (1.11%) Java
7 6 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.79%) PeopleCode
8 5 (0.79%) SQR
9 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.16%) PHP5
10 1 (0.16%) X++
10 1 (0.16%) PHP
10 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 82 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 75 (11.92%) SC Cleared
3 49 (7.79%) PMI Certification
4 43 (6.84%) PMP
5 42 (6.68%) Degree
6 19 (3.02%) ISEB
6 19 (3.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.95%) CISSP
9 5 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.64%) CAPM
11 3 (0.48%) CISM
11 3 (0.48%) MBA
12 2 (0.32%) CRISC
12 2 (0.32%) CISA
12 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.32%) APMP
12 2 (0.32%) CGEIT
13 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.61%) QA
2 8 (1.27%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.64%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) EMIR
5 2 (0.32%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) XenApp
2 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) Xen
3 1 (0.16%) Squid
3 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (0.32%) WMI
3 2 (0.32%) SCCM
3 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.84%) Oracle
3 18 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
4 14 (2.23%) HP
5 12 (1.91%) EMC
6 11 (1.75%) Cisco
7 10 (1.59%) Lotus
8 9 (1.43%) Citrix
9 8 (1.27%) SAP
10 7 (1.11%) VMware
11 6 (0.95%) Remedy
11 6 (0.95%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.95%) IBM
12 5 (0.79%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.79%) Avaya
12 5 (0.79%) Teradata
13 4 (0.64%) Vignette
14 3 (0.48%) BMC
14 3 (0.48%) Serena
14 3 (0.48%) F5
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