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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 12 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 307 275 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.55% 9.47% 12.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.73% 11.88% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 148 173
Median daily rate £356 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -17.14%
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
2411 2315 1994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.88% 79.75% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1238 1120
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 60 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £41.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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
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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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 -1 130 £424 +6.00% 15
Renfrewshire -1 92 £280 +3.70% 1
Glasgow -13 44 £340 -15.00% 11
Aberdeen +11 9 - -
West Lothian +5 8 £410 +13.03%
Highlands - 3 - -
West Dunbartonshire -1 2 - -
Stirling -8 2 - - 1
North Lanarkshire +7 1 - - 1
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 256 (43.99%) Finance
2 132 (22.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 115 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (19.59%) Banking
5 107 (18.38%) ITIL
6 103 (17.70%) Security Cleared
7 92 (15.81%) PRINCE2
8 82 (14.09%) Risk Management
9 76 (13.06%) HP
10 66 (11.34%) SC Cleared
10 66 (11.34%) Degree
11 56 (9.62%) Change Management
12 55 (9.45%) Migration
12 55 (9.45%) Six Sigma
13 54 (9.28%) Programme Management
14 52 (8.93%) Waterfall
15 51 (8.76%) ITIL V3
16 47 (8.08%) Retail
17 45 (7.73%) JSP 440
18 42 (7.22%) Release Management
18 42 (7.22%) SDLC
19 41 (7.04%) Service Delivery
19 41 (7.04%) SharePoint
20 40 (6.87%) Data Centre
21 39 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (6.70%) Microsoft
21 39 (6.70%) Configuration Management
22 38 (6.53%) PMI Certification
22 38 (6.53%) Retail Banking
23 37 (6.36%) OpenStack

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 41 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 37 (6.36%) OpenStack
3 9 (1.55%) CMS
3 9 (1.55%) SAS
4 7 (1.20%) Apache
5 6 (1.03%) Drupal
6 5 (0.86%) Confluence
6 5 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.69%) nginx
7 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.52%) CICS
8 3 (0.52%) IIS
8 3 (0.52%) JBoss
9 2 (0.34%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 30 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.47%) MS Project
2 26 (4.47%) MS Visio
3 15 (2.58%) MS Office
4 13 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.52%) InDesign
5 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.34%) Edge Animate
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.37%) Primavera
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Hi Portfolio
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.58%) SaaS
2 5 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.52%) AdWords
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.34%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.78%) Extranet
2 17 (2.92%) LAN
2 17 (2.92%) WAN
3 16 (2.75%) HTTP
4 11 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.89%) Wireless
5 7 (1.20%) MPLS
6 6 (1.03%) BGP
6 6 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (1.03%) Firewall
6 6 (1.03%) OSPF
6 6 (1.03%) SAN
7 5 (0.86%) DNS
7 5 (0.86%) Multicast
7 5 (0.86%) MVNO
7 5 (0.86%) SSL
8 4 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.69%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.69%) Intranet
9 3 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.09%) Relational Database
2 13 (2.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.69%) DB2
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.34%) GIS
9 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.34%) QlikView
9 2 (0.34%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.17%) MySQL
10 1 (0.17%) ObjectStore
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.37%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.20%) JIRA
4 6 (1.03%) Hudson
5 5 (0.86%) Maven
5 5 (0.86%) MSI
5 5 (0.86%) Subversion
5 5 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.52%) JUnit
6 3 (0.52%) Mockito
6 3 (0.52%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.34%) Ant
7 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.34%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.34%) Gradle
7 2 (0.34%) Grunt
7 2 (0.34%) gulp
7 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 256 (43.99%) Finance
2 114 (19.59%) Banking
3 47 (8.08%) Retail
4 38 (6.53%) Retail Banking
5 24 (4.12%) Legal
6 17 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.03%) Marketing
8 5 (0.86%) Law
9 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.69%) Publishing
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) Billing
10 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) French Language
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 230 (39.52%) Project Manager
2 54 (9.28%) Analyst
3 45 (7.73%) Infrastructure Manager
4 35 (6.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 31 (5.33%) Senior Manager
6 28 (4.81%) IT Manager
7 26 (4.47%) Senior Project Manager
8 22 (3.78%) IT Project Manager
9 21 (3.61%) PMO Specialist
10 19 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (2.92%) Business Analyst
11 17 (2.92%) Developer
11 17 (2.92%) Environment Manager
11 17 (2.92%) Junior
12 16 (2.75%) Banking Project Manager
13 14 (2.41%) Junior Project Manager
14 13 (2.23%) Delivery Manager
14 13 (2.23%) Migration Manager
14 13 (2.23%) Migration Project Manager
15 11 (1.89%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.12%) XML
2 20 (3.44%) Web Services
3 19 (3.26%) HTML
4 16 (2.75%) CSS
5 15 (2.58%) SOAP
6 11 (1.89%) JSON
7 10 (1.72%) .NET
7 10 (1.72%) RESTful
8 9 (1.55%) HTML5
8 9 (1.55%) jQuery
9 8 (1.37%) CSS3
10 6 (1.03%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.03%) Java EE
11 5 (0.86%) JSP
11 5 (0.86%) RequireJS
11 5 (0.86%) REST
11 5 (0.86%) Servlets
11 5 (0.86%) WinForms
11 5 (0.86%) WPF
11 5 (0.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.87%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.09%) PMI
5 15 (2.58%) User Experience
6 10 (1.72%) CMDB
6 10 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.20%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.03%) Handset
10 5 (0.86%) e-Learning
10 5 (0.86%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.69%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.69%) LPAR
12 3 (0.52%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.34%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.34%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.34%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.34%) NHS
13 2 (0.34%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.50%) Windows
2 19 (3.26%) Linux
3 13 (2.23%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.06%) Mac OS X
5 9 (1.55%) Unix
6 6 (1.03%) AIX
6 6 (1.03%) CatOS
7 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.34%) zOS
11 1 (0.17%) Android
11 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.17%) Fedora
11 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (22.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 115 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (18.38%) ITIL
4 92 (15.81%) PRINCE2
5 82 (14.09%) Risk Management
6 56 (9.62%) Change Management
7 55 (9.45%) Migration
7 55 (9.45%) Six Sigma
8 54 (9.28%) Programme Management
9 52 (8.93%) Waterfall
10 51 (8.76%) ITIL V3
11 42 (7.22%) Release Management
11 42 (7.22%) SDLC
12 41 (7.04%) Service Delivery
13 39 (6.70%) Configuration Management
14 35 (6.01%) Change Control
15 34 (5.84%) Scrum
16 32 (5.50%) Coaching
17 31 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.78%) JavaScript
2 16 (2.75%) Java
3 13 (2.23%) SQL
4 11 (1.89%) C
5 10 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.55%) C#
7 6 (1.03%) Python
7 6 (1.03%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.03%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.03%) VBScript
8 5 (0.86%) C++
8 5 (0.86%) COBOL
8 5 (0.86%) PHP
8 5 (0.86%) PL/1
9 4 (0.69%) PHP 5
9 4 (0.69%) VB
10 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.34%) Perl
10 2 (0.34%) Ruby
10 2 (0.34%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 103 (17.70%) Security Cleared
2 66 (11.34%) Degree
2 66 (11.34%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.53%) PMI Certification
4 32 (5.50%) PMP
5 13 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.72%) ISEB
7 8 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.03%) APMP
9 4 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.52%) MBA
11 2 (0.34%) CCNA
11 2 (0.34%) IISP
11 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.73%) JSP 440
2 34 (5.84%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (3.26%) QA
4 7 (1.20%) SLA
5 3 (0.52%) COBIT
5 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.17%) COREP
7 1 (0.17%) FINREP
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.69%) PowerHA
4 3 (0.52%) Squid
4 3 (0.52%) UAG
4 3 (0.52%) XenApp
5 2 (0.34%) Docker
5 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) RACF
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) FortiGate
1 4 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.34%) Ansible
3 2 (0.34%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.34%) logstash
3 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) SCCM
3 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.34%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.17%) Oozie
4 1 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (13.06%) HP
2 39 (6.70%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.50%) Oracle
4 17 (2.92%) CA
4 17 (2.92%) ServiceNow
5 16 (2.75%) Remedy
6 13 (2.23%) Cisco
7 11 (1.89%) VMware
8 6 (1.03%) Citrix
9 5 (0.86%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.86%) Google
9 5 (0.86%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.86%) Splunk
10 4 (0.69%) Avaya
10 4 (0.69%) BT
10 4 (0.69%) IBM
10 4 (0.69%) Intel Security
10 4 (0.69%) SAP
10 4 (0.69%) Siemens
10 4 (0.69%) SolarWinds
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 10 days ago