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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 16 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 140 267 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.41% 10.24% 10.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 12.86% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 149 154
Median daily rate £403 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Median hourly rate £53.89 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.30% -59.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.72
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +22.07%

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
1377 2076 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.75% 79.60% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 1144 1155
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +20.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £47.65 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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 -11 65 £413 +3.12% 15
Glasgow +3 49 £381 -4.68% 5
Aberdeen +3 17 £313 -11.34%
Fife +2 3 £375 +38.88% 3
Renfrewshire -1 3 £410 +2.50%
Stirling +5 1 £438 +43.44%
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 92 (29.39%) Finance
2 89 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (25.24%) PRINCE2
4 57 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (17.89%) Security Cleared
6 55 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (16.61%) ITIL
8 47 (15.02%) SC Cleared
9 45 (14.38%) Microsoft
10 36 (11.50%) Business Analysis
11 34 (10.86%) Degree
12 32 (10.22%) Six Sigma
12 32 (10.22%) Banking
13 31 (9.90%) Change Management
14 29 (9.27%) Service Delivery
14 29 (9.27%) Scrum
14 29 (9.27%) LAN
14 29 (9.27%) MS Excel
15 27 (8.63%) JSP 440
15 27 (8.63%) ITIL V3
16 26 (8.31%) Cisco
17 22 (7.03%) MS Project
18 20 (6.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 20 (6.39%) Data Centre
18 20 (6.39%) Release Management
19 19 (6.07%) Kanban
19 19 (6.07%) Computer Science
19 19 (6.07%) Agile Project Management
19 19 (6.07%) Change Control
19 19 (6.07%) Programme Management

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 12 (3.83%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.60%) SAS
3 3 (0.96%) CMS
4 2 (0.64%) Drupal
4 2 (0.64%) WordPress
5 1 (0.32%) IIS
5 1 (0.32%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.03%) MS Project
3 18 (5.75%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.88%) MS Office
6 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.64%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Sonata
2 4 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.96%) Primavera
4 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.64%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.56%) Office 365
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.64%) IaaS
3 2 (0.64%) PaaS
3 2 (0.64%) Route 53
3 2 (0.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.64%) Trello
3 2 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.32%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.27%) LAN
2 17 (5.43%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.79%) WAN
4 11 (3.51%) BGP
4 11 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (3.51%) DNS
4 11 (3.51%) MPLS
4 11 (3.51%) Multicast
4 11 (3.51%) OSPF
4 11 (3.51%) Wireless
5 9 (2.88%) DHCP
5 9 (2.88%) Firewall
5 9 (2.88%) Internet
5 9 (2.88%) Intranet
6 4 (1.28%) Network Security
7 3 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.64%) Broadband
8 2 (0.64%) HTTP
8 2 (0.64%) SSL
8 2 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.96%) GIS
1 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
1 3 (0.96%) Spatial Data
2 2 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.32%) MS Access
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.32%) Power BI
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Hudson
1 7 (2.24%) Jenkins
1 7 (2.24%) JIRA
2 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
General
1 92 (29.39%) Finance
2 32 (10.22%) Banking
3 17 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.47%) Retail
5 8 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.24%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.28%) Marketing
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Publishing
9 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.64%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Back Office
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (44.09%) Project Manager
2 31 (9.90%) Analyst
3 20 (6.39%) Senior Manager
4 19 (6.07%) Senior Project Manager
5 17 (5.43%) IT Manager
6 16 (5.11%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.79%) IT Project Manager
8 11 (3.51%) Network Engineer
8 11 (3.51%) Scrum Master
9 10 (3.19%) Consultant
9 10 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.19%) Programme Manager
9 10 (3.19%) Software Project Manager
10 9 (2.88%) Business Manager
11 8 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.24%) Business Change Manager
12 7 (2.24%) Cabling Engineer
12 7 (2.24%) Developer
12 7 (2.24%) PMO Manager
12 7 (2.24%) Senior Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.60%) HTML
1 5 (1.60%) Web Services
2 4 (1.28%) CSS
3 3 (0.96%) jQuery
4 2 (0.64%) Android SDK
4 2 (0.64%) Flash
4 2 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.32%) .NET
5 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.32%) Django
5 1 (0.32%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.32%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.32%) Itk
5 1 (0.32%) J2EE
5 1 (0.32%) JSP
5 1 (0.32%) RESTful
5 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.39%) Data Centre
3 19 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 17 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.15%) CMDB
6 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.60%) Economics
7 5 (1.60%) Fintech
7 5 (1.60%) NHS
8 4 (1.28%) EPoS
9 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.96%) FMCG
10 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.64%) Social Media
10 2 (0.64%) Statistics
10 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.47%) Windows
2 11 (3.51%) CatOS
3 10 (3.19%) Linux
4 5 (1.60%) Unix
5 3 (0.96%) AIX
5 3 (0.96%) Android
5 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.96%) Solaris
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (25.24%) PRINCE2
3 57 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (16.61%) ITIL
5 36 (11.50%) Business Analysis
6 32 (10.22%) Six Sigma
7 31 (9.90%) Change Management
8 29 (9.27%) Scrum
8 29 (9.27%) Service Delivery
9 27 (8.63%) ITIL V3
10 20 (6.39%) Release Management
11 19 (6.07%) Agile Project Management
11 19 (6.07%) Change Control
11 19 (6.07%) Kanban
11 19 (6.07%) Programme Management
12 17 (5.43%) Business Transformation
12 17 (5.43%) Configuration Management
12 17 (5.43%) Migration
12 17 (5.43%) Risk Management
12 17 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.75%) C
2 14 (4.47%) Java
2 14 (4.47%) SQL
3 7 (2.24%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.60%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.28%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.96%) C#
6 3 (0.96%) Perl
6 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.64%) C++
7 2 (0.64%) Korn
7 2 (0.64%) Python
7 2 (0.64%) VBScript
8 1 (0.32%) ABAP
8 1 (0.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (17.89%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.02%) SC Cleared
3 34 (10.86%) Degree
4 20 (6.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (4.47%) PMP
6 12 (3.83%) PMI Certification
7 10 (3.19%) APMP
8 9 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.96%) BICSI Certification
12 3 (0.96%) BICSI RCDD
12 3 (0.96%) CCNP
13 2 (0.64%) CCSP
13 2 (0.64%) CISSP
13 2 (0.64%) HND
13 2 (0.64%) ISEB
13 2 (0.64%) MCSE
13 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.63%) JSP 440
2 19 (6.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.60%) QA
4 3 (0.96%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.64%) PowerHA
2 2 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.64%) XenApp
3 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.24%) SCCM
2 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.32%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.31%) Cisco
3 15 (4.79%) HP
4 12 (3.83%) Oracle
5 7 (2.24%) BT
5 7 (2.24%) FNZ
5 7 (2.24%) Siemens
6 5 (1.60%) SAP
7 3 (0.96%) Citrix
7 3 (0.96%) IBM
7 3 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.64%) Adobe
8 2 (0.64%) F5
8 2 (0.64%) Juniper
8 2 (0.64%) Symantec
8 2 (0.64%) VMware
9 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.32%) Cognos
9 1 (0.32%) Sun
9 1 (0.32%) Tableau
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