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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 15 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 187 346 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.26% 10.67% 9.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.01% 13.06% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 182 134
Median daily rate £390 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
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
1869 2650 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.55% 81.69% 79.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1380 1134
Median daily rate £356 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 29
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 99 £400 -5.88% 10
Glasgow -4 45 £373 +6.42% 2
Renfrewshire -11 17 £411 +46.78% 2
Inverclyde +5 5 £400 -4.76%
Fife +4 4 £471 -
Aberdeen +1 3 £275 -38.88%
Stirling -5 3 £275 -24.13% 4
South Ayrshire - 2 £400 -
West Lothian +4 1 £320 -1.53%
Highlands 0 1 £625 -
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £320 -41.81%
Dundee -8 1 £400 +3.22% 1
East Lothian - 1 - -
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £263 -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 211 (42.89%) Finance
2 113 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 98 (19.92%) PRINCE2
4 94 (19.11%) Security Cleared
5 86 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (17.28%) Banking
7 74 (15.04%) Risk Management
8 64 (13.01%) SC Cleared
9 62 (12.60%) ITIL
10 51 (10.37%) HP
11 49 (9.96%) Microsoft
11 49 (9.96%) Change Management
12 48 (9.76%) Programme Management
13 46 (9.35%) Degree
14 43 (8.74%) PMP
14 43 (8.74%) PMI Certification
15 40 (8.13%) SharePoint
16 38 (7.72%) Six Sigma
17 36 (7.32%) Data Centre
18 35 (7.11%) Scrum
18 35 (7.11%) Migration
19 34 (6.91%) ITIL V3
20 33 (6.71%) MS Excel
21 32 (6.50%) Service Delivery
21 32 (6.50%) Business Analysis
21 32 (6.50%) Disclosure Scotland
22 31 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (6.10%) Retail
24 29 (5.89%) MS Project
24 29 (5.89%) Oracle

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.07%) OpenStack
3 7 (1.42%) CMS
4 5 (1.02%) SAS
5 4 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.61%) Confluence
7 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.20%) CICS
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.89%) MS Project
3 22 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.07%) MS Office
5 17 (3.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) DOC1
6 1 (0.20%) InDesign
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Primavera
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.61%) Hi Portfolio
3 3 (0.61%) Sonata
3 3 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.20%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.20%) Maximo
5 1 (0.20%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.61%) AdWords
1 3 (0.61%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.61%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.41%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.41%) Trello
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.20%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.47%) Extranet
2 8 (1.63%) SAN
3 6 (1.22%) Firewall
3 6 (1.22%) LAN
4 5 (1.02%) WAN
5 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.61%) HTTP
6 3 (0.61%) Internet
6 3 (0.61%) LDAP
7 2 (0.41%) DNS
7 2 (0.41%) Network Security
7 2 (0.41%) SSL
7 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) VPN
7 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
8 1 (0.20%) MVNO
8 1 (0.20%) Softphone
8 1 (0.20%) Wireless
8 1 (0.20%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.42%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.02%) GIS
4 4 (0.81%) Spatial Data
4 4 (0.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.41%) DB2
6 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.41%) QlikView
6 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.20%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 8 (1.63%) JIRA
2 7 (1.42%) Hudson
2 7 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.02%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.41%) Ant
4 2 (0.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.41%) Gradle
4 2 (0.41%) Grunt
4 2 (0.41%) gulp
4 2 (0.41%) Maven
4 2 (0.41%) Selenium
4 2 (0.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (0.41%) Subversion
4 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 211 (42.89%) Finance
2 85 (17.28%) Banking
3 30 (6.10%) Retail
4 21 (4.27%) Legal
5 18 (3.66%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.22%) Marketing
8 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.61%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (43.09%) Project Manager
2 52 (10.57%) Analyst
3 29 (5.89%) Senior Manager
4 28 (5.69%) IT Manager
5 25 (5.08%) Senior Project Manager
6 24 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 23 (4.67%) IT Project Manager
8 22 (4.47%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 21 (4.27%) Business Analyst
9 21 (4.27%) PMO Specialist
10 17 (3.46%) PMO Manager
11 16 (3.25%) Junior
12 14 (2.85%) Junior Project Manager
13 13 (2.64%) Consultant
13 13 (2.64%) Digital Project Manager
13 13 (2.64%) PMO Analyst
14 11 (2.24%) Banking Project Manager
14 11 (2.24%) Change Manager
14 11 (2.24%) Data Centre Manager
14 11 (2.24%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.64%) HTML
2 9 (1.83%) .NET
3 7 (1.42%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.42%) XML
4 4 (0.81%) SOAP
5 3 (0.61%) Java EE
5 3 (0.61%) Web Services
6 2 (0.41%) CSS
6 2 (0.41%) JDBC
6 2 (0.41%) JSP
6 2 (0.41%) Middleware
6 2 (0.41%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.41%) Servlets
7 1 (0.20%) CSS3
7 1 (0.20%) HTML5
7 1 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.20%) WinForms
7 1 (0.20%) WPF
7 1 (0.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.66%) PMI
4 16 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.22%) User Experience
7 5 (1.02%) CMDB
7 5 (1.02%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.81%) EPoS
8 4 (0.81%) Handset
8 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.61%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.61%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.61%) NHS
9 3 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.61%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.86%) Windows
2 5 (1.02%) Unix
2 5 (1.02%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.81%) AIX
3 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.61%) Linux
4 3 (0.61%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) Android
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 98 (19.92%) PRINCE2
3 86 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (15.04%) Risk Management
5 62 (12.60%) ITIL
6 49 (9.96%) Change Management
7 48 (9.76%) Programme Management
8 38 (7.72%) Six Sigma
9 35 (7.11%) Migration
9 35 (7.11%) Scrum
10 34 (6.91%) ITIL V3
11 32 (6.50%) Business Analysis
11 32 (6.50%) Service Delivery
12 29 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (5.49%) Business Development
13 27 (5.49%) Coaching
14 24 (4.88%) Change Control
14 24 (4.88%) Project Planning
15 20 (4.07%) Waterfall
16 19 (3.86%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.24%) SQL
2 10 (2.03%) C
2 10 (2.03%) C#
2 10 (2.03%) Java
3 9 (1.83%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.22%) VB
5 5 (1.02%) Python
6 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.81%) VBScript
7 3 (0.61%) Perl
7 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.41%) C++
8 2 (0.41%) Ruby
8 2 (0.41%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.20%) COBOL
9 1 (0.20%) PL/1
9 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 94 (19.11%) Security Cleared
2 64 (13.01%) SC Cleared
3 46 (9.35%) Degree
4 43 (8.74%) PMI Certification
4 43 (8.74%) PMP
5 14 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (2.64%) ISEB
7 7 (1.42%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.22%) APMP
8 6 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.61%) MBA
11 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.20%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.20%) CISSP
12 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 27 (5.49%) JSP 440
3 14 (2.85%) QA
4 8 (1.63%) SLA
5 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.41%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) COREP
8 1 (0.20%) FINREP
8 1 (0.20%) P3O
8 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.02%) XenApp
3 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) Docker
4 2 (0.41%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.20%) RACF
5 1 (0.20%) Squid
5 1 (0.20%) UAG
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.02%) SCCM
3 4 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.41%) Ansible
4 2 (0.41%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.41%) logstash
4 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) Puppet
4 2 (0.41%) rkt
4 2 (0.41%) SCOM
4 2 (0.41%) WSUS
4 2 (0.41%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.20%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 51 (10.37%) HP
2 49 (9.96%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.89%) Oracle
4 8 (1.63%) Citrix
5 7 (1.42%) IBM
5 7 (1.42%) Splunk
6 6 (1.22%) Cisco
6 6 (1.22%) SAP
6 6 (1.22%) VMware
7 5 (1.02%) Google
7 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.81%) Intel Security
9 3 (0.61%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.61%) EMC
9 3 (0.61%) FNZ
9 3 (0.61%) Remedy
9 3 (0.61%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.41%) Twitter
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