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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 6 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 363 281 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.13% 11.56% 8.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.92% 16.14% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 156 89
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £314 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £49.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -13.99%
Project Management
UK

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
2146 1741 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 71.65% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 880 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 -1 182 £421 +4.01% 21
Glasgow +4 86 £375 +3.44% 11
Renfrewshire +9 24 £347 +6.91%
Stirling +3 24 £400 +5.96% 2
Aberdeen +12 16 £403 +9.15% 3
West Lothian +4 8 £343 -14.42% 2
Fife -2 6 £339 +17.82% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Aberdeenshire +2 1 £275 -26.66%
Highlands -2 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £285 -
Falkirk - - - -
South Ayrshire - - - -
Morayshire - - - -
Lothian - - - -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 190 (33.27%) Finance
2 129 (22.59%) PRINCE2
3 118 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (19.61%) Banking
5 80 (14.01%) Security Cleared
6 75 (13.13%) ITIL
7 73 (12.78%) SC Cleared
7 73 (12.78%) Business Analysis
8 71 (12.43%) MS Excel
8 71 (12.43%) Change Management
9 60 (10.51%) Project Planning
10 52 (9.11%) Migration
11 51 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (8.58%) MS Project
12 49 (8.58%) Microsoft
12 49 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (8.06%) Oracle
14 42 (7.36%) MS Office
15 38 (6.65%) PMP
16 37 (6.48%) PMI Certification
16 37 (6.48%) Degree
17 36 (6.30%) SQL
18 34 (5.95%) Risk Management
19 28 (4.90%) SQL Server
19 28 (4.90%) Retail
20 27 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
21 26 (4.55%) Data Analysis
22 25 (4.38%) SharePoint
23 23 (4.03%) Windows
24 22 (3.85%) Data Modelling

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.58%) IBM Notes
3 8 (1.40%) MS Project Server
3 8 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.23%) JBoss
5 6 (1.05%) IIS
6 5 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (0.88%) SAS
6 5 (0.88%) FileNet
7 4 (0.70%) CMS
7 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.53%) Documentum
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.53%) WordPress
8 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.35%) Apache
Applications
1 71 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 49 (8.58%) MS Project
3 42 (7.36%) MS Office
4 27 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.58%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.70%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.53%) Tridion
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.35%) FileNet Content Manager
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) Maximo
4 1 (0.18%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.05%) SaaS
2 4 (0.70%) PaaS
2 4 (0.70%) IaaS
3 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.88%) Firewall
2 3 (0.53%) Internet
2 3 (0.53%) LAN
2 3 (0.53%) VPN
2 3 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (0.53%) Network Security
2 3 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.35%) VLAN
3 2 (0.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) 3G
4 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.18%) 2G
4 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.50%) MS Access
3 17 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.70%) OLAP
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.53%) IDOL
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.18%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio
1 4 (0.70%) JIRA
2 3 (0.53%) PeopleTools
2 3 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.53%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.18%) Toad
4 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
4 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
General
1 190 (33.27%) Finance
2 112 (19.61%) Banking
3 28 (4.90%) Retail
4 18 (3.15%) Retail Banking
5 11 (1.93%) Marketing
6 8 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.23%) Front Office
8 6 (1.05%) Law
8 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.70%) Legal
9 4 (0.70%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.53%) Advertising
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 258 (45.18%) Project Manager
2 86 (15.06%) Analyst
3 44 (7.71%) Business Analyst
4 31 (5.43%) Developer
5 28 (4.90%) Consultant
6 25 (4.38%) Coordinator
6 25 (4.38%) Programme Manager
7 20 (3.50%) IT Project Manager
8 19 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 19 (3.33%) Change Manager
8 19 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
9 18 (3.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 13 (2.28%) Business Manager
10 13 (2.28%) PMO Analyst
11 12 (2.10%) Data Analyst
12 10 (1.75%) PeopleSoft Consultant
12 10 (1.75%) Data Manager
12 10 (1.75%) ScrumMaster
13 9 (1.58%) Security Manager
14 8 (1.40%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.33%) .NET
2 10 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.58%) CSS
3 9 (1.58%) HTML
4 8 (1.40%) .NET Framework
5 7 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (0.88%) Web Services
6 5 (0.88%) XML
7 3 (0.53%) Classic ASP
7 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.35%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.35%) Spring
8 2 (0.35%) JSP
9 1 (0.18%) SOAP
9 1 (0.18%) Middleware
9 1 (0.18%) JSON
9 1 (0.18%) Velocity
9 1 (0.18%) Mason
9 1 (0.18%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.68%) Economics
3 14 (2.45%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.40%) PMI
5 7 (1.23%) NHS
5 7 (1.23%) Derivative
5 7 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.05%) Open Source
6 6 (1.05%) PKI
7 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.53%) CESG
8 3 (0.53%) CMDB
8 3 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.35%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.35%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.35%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.35%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.03%) Windows
2 9 (1.58%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.23%) Linux
3 7 (1.23%) UNIX
4 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.35%) Android
7 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Tru64
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (22.59%) PRINCE2
2 118 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (13.13%) ITIL
4 73 (12.78%) Business Analysis
5 71 (12.43%) Change Management
6 60 (10.51%) Project Planning
7 52 (9.11%) Migration
8 51 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (5.95%) Risk Management
10 26 (4.55%) Data Analysis
11 22 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
11 22 (3.85%) Data Modelling
11 22 (3.85%) PRINCE
12 21 (3.68%) Asset Management
13 20 (3.50%) Data Management
14 19 (3.33%) Programme Management
14 19 (3.33%) Resource Management
14 19 (3.33%) Service Management
14 19 (3.33%) Investment Management
15 18 (3.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.30%) SQL
2 14 (2.45%) Java
3 13 (2.28%) VBA
4 12 (2.10%) C
4 12 (2.10%) C#
5 10 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.53%) PeopleCode
7 3 (0.53%) SQR
8 1 (0.18%) PHP5
8 1 (0.18%) ABAP
8 1 (0.18%) PHP
8 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 73 (12.78%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.65%) PMP
4 37 (6.48%) PMI Certification
4 37 (6.48%) Degree
5 18 (3.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (2.45%) ISEB
7 13 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.75%) VCP4
9 8 (1.40%) CISSP
10 7 (1.23%) CISM
11 4 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.35%) MBA
12 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.18%) HND
13 1 (0.18%) PhD
13 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.80%) QA
2 12 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.88%) SLA
6 4 (0.70%) EMIR
7 3 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.18%) COBIT
9 1 (0.18%) MiFID
9 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.53%) XenApp
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.35%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.18%) WMI
4 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (8.58%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.06%) Oracle
3 16 (2.80%) HP
4 15 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
5 12 (2.10%) IBM
6 10 (1.75%) Cisco
7 9 (1.58%) Lotus
7 9 (1.58%) Remedy
8 8 (1.40%) Citrix
9 7 (1.23%) SAP
9 7 (1.23%) VMware
10 6 (1.05%) Primavera
10 6 (1.05%) EMC
11 4 (0.70%) Fujitsu
12 3 (0.53%) F5
12 3 (0.53%) Avaya
12 3 (0.53%) Chordiant
12 3 (0.53%) BMC
12 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.35%) CheckPoint
Stirling
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago