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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 14 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 198 336 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.01% 10.41% 8.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.03% 12.64% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 173 127
Median daily rate £375 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £23.35 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.91% +4.80%
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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
1795 2659 2156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.70% 82.35% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 1380 1174
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 40
Median hourly rate £39.50 £23.35 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.16% -28.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 87 £375 -6.25% 19
Glasgow -6 47 £350 -6.66% 10
Renfrewshire -6 42 £405 +44.64% 1
Fife +6 5 £365 - 1
Inverclyde +3 5 £400 -4.76% 1
Dundee -5 2 £388 -
Aberdeen -6 2 £275 -38.88%
Stirling -7 2 £363 - 5
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £320 -41.81% 2
Scottish Borders -1 1 £263 -25.00%
Highlands -4 1 £625 -
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £400 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 191 (39.30%) Finance
2 120 (24.69%) Security Cleared
3 100 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (20.37%) PRINCE2
5 89 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (18.31%) SC Cleared
6 74 (15.23%) ITIL
7 67 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 64 (13.17%) Banking
9 55 (11.32%) Microsoft
10 54 (11.11%) HP
11 52 (10.70%) Six Sigma
12 51 (10.49%) Change Management
12 51 (10.49%) Degree
13 48 (9.88%) ITIL V3
14 47 (9.67%) Programme Management
15 43 (8.85%) PMI Certification
16 42 (8.64%) PMP
16 42 (8.64%) JSP 440
17 40 (8.23%) SharePoint
17 40 (8.23%) Service Delivery
18 37 (7.61%) Scrum
19 35 (7.20%) MS Excel
19 35 (7.20%) Business Analysis
20 33 (6.79%) Migration
20 33 (6.79%) Data Centre
21 32 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (6.17%) Disclosure Scotland
22 30 (6.17%) MS Project
23 29 (5.97%) Business Intelligence

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 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 9 (1.85%) CMS
4 4 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.62%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.41%) Confluence
6 2 (0.41%) Drupal
6 2 (0.41%) SAS
6 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.41%) WordPress
7 1 (0.21%) CICS
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.17%) MS Project
3 22 (4.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (4.12%) MS Office
5 16 (3.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.41%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) DOC1
7 1 (0.21%) InDesign
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.44%) Primavera
2 4 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.82%) Sonata
3 3 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.41%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.21%) Maximo
5 1 (0.21%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) AdWords
1 3 (0.62%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.41%) Basecamp
2 2 (0.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.41%) Trello
3 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.21%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.53%) Extranet
2 7 (1.44%) Internet
2 7 (1.44%) LAN
2 7 (1.44%) SAN
3 6 (1.23%) DNS
3 6 (1.23%) Firewall
4 5 (1.03%) Intranet
5 4 (0.82%) DHCP
5 4 (0.82%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.82%) WAN
6 2 (0.41%) Broadband
6 2 (0.41%) HTTP
6 2 (0.41%) LDAP
6 2 (0.41%) Network Security
6 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.41%) VPN
6 2 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.21%) Softphone
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.03%) GIS
2 5 (1.03%) Spatial Data
3 4 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.21%) DB2
6 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.21%) MS Access
6 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.21%) Power BI
6 1 (0.21%) QlikView
6 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.65%) JIRA
2 5 (1.03%) HP UFT
3 4 (0.82%) Hudson
3 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.21%) Gradle
6 1 (0.21%) Grunt
6 1 (0.21%) gulp
6 1 (0.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 191 (39.30%) Finance
2 64 (13.17%) Banking
3 21 (4.32%) Legal
4 20 (4.12%) Retail
5 12 (2.47%) Retail Banking
6 9 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.62%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 196 (40.33%) Project Manager
2 51 (10.49%) Analyst
3 24 (4.94%) IT Manager
4 22 (4.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 21 (4.32%) Business Analyst
5 21 (4.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 21 (4.32%) PMO Specialist
5 21 (4.32%) Senior Manager
6 19 (3.91%) IT Project Manager
7 18 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
8 16 (3.29%) Junior
8 16 (3.29%) PMO Manager
9 14 (2.88%) Junior Project Manager
9 14 (2.88%) PMO Analyst
10 13 (2.67%) Consultant
11 12 (2.47%) Digital Project Manager
12 11 (2.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (2.06%) Data Centre Manager
13 10 (2.06%) Data Centre Project Manager
13 10 (2.06%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.09%) HTML
2 9 (1.85%) .NET
3 8 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.03%) CSS
4 5 (1.03%) XML
5 3 (0.62%) jQuery
5 3 (0.62%) Web Services
6 2 (0.41%) Android SDK
6 2 (0.41%) Flash
6 2 (0.41%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.41%) SOAP
6 2 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.21%) Django
7 1 (0.21%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.21%) Java EE
7 1 (0.21%) JDBC
7 1 (0.21%) JSP
7 1 (0.21%) Middleware
7 1 (0.21%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.79%) Data Centre
2 32 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.70%) PMI
5 13 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.23%) NHS
6 6 (1.23%) User Experience
7 5 (1.03%) CMDB
7 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.82%) Economics
8 4 (0.82%) EPoS
9 3 (0.62%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.62%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.62%) Handset
9 3 (0.62%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.88%) Windows
2 5 (1.03%) Unix
3 4 (0.82%) Android
4 3 (0.62%) Linux
4 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.62%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) AIX
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 99 (20.37%) PRINCE2
3 89 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (15.23%) ITIL
5 67 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 52 (10.70%) Six Sigma
7 51 (10.49%) Change Management
8 48 (9.88%) ITIL V3
9 47 (9.67%) Programme Management
10 40 (8.23%) Service Delivery
11 37 (7.61%) Scrum
12 35 (7.20%) Business Analysis
13 33 (6.79%) Migration
14 29 (5.97%) Business Development
14 29 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (5.35%) Change Control
15 26 (5.35%) Coaching
16 20 (4.12%) Project Planning
17 18 (3.70%) Analytics
18 17 (3.50%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.67%) SQL
2 11 (2.26%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.06%) C
3 10 (2.06%) C#
3 10 (2.06%) Java
4 6 (1.23%) VB
5 5 (1.03%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.03%) Python
6 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.62%) Perl
7 3 (0.62%) VBScript
8 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.21%) C++
8 1 (0.21%) Ruby
8 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 120 (24.69%) Security Cleared
2 89 (18.31%) SC Cleared
3 51 (10.49%) Degree
4 43 (8.85%) PMI Certification
5 42 (8.64%) PMP
6 18 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.26%) ISEB
8 8 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.44%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.03%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.62%) APMP
12 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.41%) BICSI Certification
13 2 (0.41%) BICSI RCDD
13 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.41%) MCSE
13 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.64%) JSP 440
2 30 (6.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (2.26%) QA
4 7 (1.44%) SLA
5 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.62%) COBIT
7 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.21%) COREP
8 1 (0.21%) FINREP
8 1 (0.21%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.82%) XenApp
3 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) Docker
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.21%) RACF
5 1 (0.21%) Squid
5 1 (0.21%) UAG
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.03%) SCCM
2 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.41%) SCOM
3 2 (0.41%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.21%) logstash
4 1 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) rkt
4 1 (0.21%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.21%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 55 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.11%) HP
3 26 (5.35%) Oracle
4 7 (1.44%) Citrix
5 6 (1.23%) Cisco
6 5 (1.03%) IBM
6 5 (1.03%) SAP
6 5 (1.03%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.03%) Splunk
7 4 (0.82%) Adobe
7 4 (0.82%) FNZ
7 4 (0.82%) Google
7 4 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.62%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.62%) Intel Security
8 3 (0.62%) VMware
9 2 (0.41%) Avaya
9 2 (0.41%) EMC
9 2 (0.41%) Remedy
9 2 (0.41%) Symantec
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