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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Project Management 299 320 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.92% 12.14% 7.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 16.48% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 174 102
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£390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £510 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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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
2298 1942 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.27% 73.64% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1059 903
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 26 22
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.59 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £44.70
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 4 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 4 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 -6 136 £400 - 21
Glasgow +7 85 £400 +7.74% 14
Stirling +7 20 £388 -22.50% 1
Renfrewshire +5 17 £273 -17.17%
West Lothian +6 12 £363 -12.17% 1
Aberdeen -4 5 £325 -43.47% 2
Fife - 3 £340 - 1
Dundee -2 2 £285 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 - - 2
South Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Perth and Kinross -1 1 £438 -12.50%
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £275 -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 213 (34.08%) Finance
2 138 (22.08%) PRINCE2
3 126 (20.16%) Banking
4 112 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (13.44%) Security Cleared
6 83 (13.28%) Business Analysis
7 80 (12.80%) Change Management
8 79 (12.64%) MS Excel
8 79 (12.64%) SC Cleared
9 77 (12.32%) ITIL
10 68 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
11 60 (9.60%) Microsoft
12 59 (9.44%) Project Planning
13 54 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (7.68%) Migration
15 47 (7.52%) MS Office
16 44 (7.04%) MS Project
17 43 (6.88%) PMI Certification
17 43 (6.88%) Degree
18 42 (6.72%) Oracle
18 42 (6.72%) PMP
19 41 (6.56%) Risk Management
20 37 (5.92%) SQL
21 36 (5.76%) Retail
22 35 (5.60%) Data Analysis
23 30 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
24 29 (4.64%) SQL Server
24 29 (4.64%) Asset Management
25 28 (4.48%) Data Modelling
26 26 (4.16%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 24 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.60%) Documentum
2 10 (1.60%) IBM Notes
3 8 (1.28%) SAS
4 7 (1.12%) IIS
5 6 (0.96%) FileNet
5 6 (0.96%) Captiva
6 5 (0.80%) CMS
7 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.48%) WordPress
8 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.32%) Lync
9 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.32%) Apache
9 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 79 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.52%) MS Office
3 44 (7.04%) MS Project
4 30 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Windchill
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) 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 EBS
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.48%) Tridion
3 2 (0.32%) Primavera
3 2 (0.32%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.16%) FRx
4 1 (0.16%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.48%) SaaS
2 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.16%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.16%) IaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.60%) Firewall
2 5 (0.80%) LAN
3 4 (0.64%) SAN
4 3 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.48%) Network Security
4 3 (0.48%) Broadband
4 3 (0.48%) Intranet
4 3 (0.48%) Internet
4 3 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (0.32%) VPN
5 2 (0.32%) WAN
5 2 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.32%) VLAN
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.16%) 2G
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) 3G
6 1 (0.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.52%) MS Access
3 14 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.64%) OLAP
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.48%) IDOL
6 3 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.32%) DataStage
7 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (0.80%) PeopleTools
2 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.48%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.48%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.32%) Subversion
3 2 (0.32%) JIRA
3 2 (0.32%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.16%) Toad
4 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
General
1 213 (34.08%) Finance
2 126 (20.16%) Banking
3 36 (5.76%) Retail
4 16 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 13 (2.08%) Marketing
6 8 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.28%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.12%) Law
7 7 (1.12%) Legal
8 5 (0.80%) Front Office
9 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.64%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.48%) Billing
10 3 (0.48%) Publishing
10 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 286 (45.76%) Project Manager
2 105 (16.80%) Analyst
3 48 (7.68%) Business Analyst
4 30 (4.80%) Developer
5 28 (4.48%) Coordinator
6 23 (3.68%) Project Coordinator
6 23 (3.68%) Programme Manager
6 23 (3.68%) Consultant
7 22 (3.52%) PMO Analyst
8 20 (3.20%) IT Project Manager
9 19 (3.04%) Change Manager
10 18 (2.88%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (2.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 16 (2.56%) Senior Manager
12 16 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
12 16 (2.56%) Business Manager
13 14 (2.24%) Data Analyst
14 12 (1.92%) Business Project Manager
14 12 (1.92%) Data Manager
15 10 (1.60%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.52%) .NET
2 12 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 11 (1.76%) HTML
4 9 (1.44%) CSS
5 8 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 8 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (0.96%) Web Services
7 5 (0.80%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.48%) Classic ASP
9 2 (0.32%) XML
9 2 (0.32%) JSP
9 2 (0.32%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.32%) Spring
10 1 (0.16%) Mason
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.16%) OAuth
10 1 (0.16%) RESTful
10 1 (0.16%) JSON
10 1 (0.16%) SOAP
10 1 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.52%) Economics
3 21 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.92%) Reference Data
5 9 (1.44%) PMI
6 8 (1.28%) Open Source
7 6 (0.96%) NHS
7 6 (0.96%) PKI
7 6 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.80%) Derivative
8 5 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.48%) CMDB
10 3 (0.48%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.48%) CESG
10 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.32%) BYOD
11 2 (0.32%) User Experience
11 2 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.16%) Windows
2 8 (1.28%) UNIX
2 8 (1.28%) Linux
3 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.80%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
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
1 138 (22.08%) PRINCE2
2 112 (17.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 83 (13.28%) Business Analysis
4 80 (12.80%) Change Management
5 77 (12.32%) ITIL
6 59 (9.44%) Project Planning
7 54 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (7.68%) Migration
9 41 (6.56%) Risk Management
10 35 (5.60%) Data Analysis
11 29 (4.64%) Asset Management
12 28 (4.48%) Data Modelling
13 26 (4.16%) PRINCE
14 25 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
15 24 (3.84%) Programme Management
16 23 (3.68%) Supplier Management
17 22 (3.52%) Service Management
18 20 (3.20%) Workflow
19 18 (2.88%) Data Management
20 17 (2.72%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.92%) SQL
2 13 (2.08%) VBA
2 13 (2.08%) C
3 11 (1.76%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.44%) C#
5 7 (1.12%) Java
6 5 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.64%) PeopleCode
7 4 (0.64%) SQR
8 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.16%) PHP5
9 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.16%) X++
9 1 (0.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.16%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 84 (13.44%) Security Cleared
2 79 (12.64%) SC Cleared
3 43 (6.88%) PMI Certification
3 43 (6.88%) Degree
4 42 (6.72%) PMP
5 19 (3.04%) ISEB
6 17 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.44%) CISSP
9 8 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.96%) CISM
11 3 (0.48%) MBA
12 2 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.32%) CRISC
12 2 (0.32%) CISA
12 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.32%) CGEIT
13 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
13 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.16%) QA
2 10 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.80%) SLA
5 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.32%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.16%) FATCA
7 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 11 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.48%) XenApp
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 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.32%) WMI
4 2 (0.32%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.72%) Oracle
3 18 (2.88%) PeopleSoft
4 15 (2.40%) HP
5 11 (1.76%) EMC
5 11 (1.76%) Cisco
6 10 (1.60%) Lotus
7 8 (1.28%) Citrix
7 8 (1.28%) Remedy
8 7 (1.12%) VMware
8 7 (1.12%) SAP
9 6 (0.96%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.80%) Avaya
10 5 (0.80%) IBM
11 4 (0.64%) Vignette
11 4 (0.64%) Teradata
12 3 (0.48%) Serena
12 3 (0.48%) BMC
12 3 (0.48%) F5
13 2 (0.32%) ServiceNow
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