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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 263 280 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.56% 11.43% 9.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.53% 16.36% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 123 143
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£401 £396 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £105.00 £13.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+707.69% -32.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £6.60 £16.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.00 £16.33 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
Project Management
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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
2099 1712 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.33% 69.91% 65.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 863 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 68
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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 -5 116 £425 +7.32% 18
Glasgow -1 79 £375 +0.53% 15
Renfrewshire -2 23 £339 +35.40%
Stirling -4 15 £400 -15.78% 1
Aberdeen -14 6 £275 -33.33% 1
Dundee +9 3 £275 +10.00% 1
Highlands - 1 - - 1
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - - 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 207 (36.25%) Finance
2 135 (23.64%) PRINCE2
3 122 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (14.89%) Banking
5 77 (13.49%) Security Cleared
6 75 (13.13%) Oracle
7 73 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
8 72 (12.61%) Microsoft
9 64 (11.21%) MS Excel
9 64 (11.21%) Change Management
10 58 (10.16%) MS Project
11 56 (9.81%) SC Cleared
12 51 (8.93%) Migration
13 48 (8.41%) ITIL
14 42 (7.36%) Linux
14 42 (7.36%) Waterfall
15 41 (7.18%) Windows
15 41 (7.18%) Retail
16 40 (7.01%) Degree
17 39 (6.83%) MS Office
18 36 (6.30%) Business Analysis
19 35 (6.13%) Scrum
20 33 (5.78%) Release Management
21 32 (5.60%) Project Planning
22 31 (5.43%) XML
22 31 (5.43%) SharePoint
23 29 (5.08%) SQL
23 29 (5.08%) Business Transformation
24 28 (4.90%) Change Control
24 28 (4.90%) Java

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 31 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.58%) IIS
3 6 (1.05%) CMS
4 3 (0.53%) Documentum
5 2 (0.35%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.35%) Confluence
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.18%) Lync
6 1 (0.18%) TWiki
6 1 (0.18%) WordPress
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
Applications
1 64 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 58 (10.16%) MS Project
3 39 (6.83%) MS Office
4 19 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (3.15%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.05%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 21 (3.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 13 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.88%) Agresso
3 5 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.70%) Maximo
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.53%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.35%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.20%) HTTP
2 8 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.05%) SAN
3 6 (1.05%) Intranet
4 5 (0.88%) DNS
5 4 (0.70%) SSL
5 4 (0.70%) VoIP
5 4 (0.70%) Wireless
5 4 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.53%) Firewall
7 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.35%) NAS
7 2 (0.35%) 4G
7 2 (0.35%) DHCP
7 2 (0.35%) PBX
7 2 (0.35%) RIP
7 2 (0.35%) VPN
7 2 (0.35%) Internet
7 2 (0.35%) H.323
8 1 (0.18%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 19 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 19 (3.33%) Cognos Transformer
4 18 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.28%) MS Access
6 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.53%) Cognos Impromptu
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.35%) EDMS
8 2 (0.35%) Ingres
9 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.18%) Informix
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Subversion
2 8 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.70%) Hudson
3 4 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.70%) Maven
3 4 (0.70%) JIRA
3 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
3 4 (0.70%) Ant
3 4 (0.70%) MSI
3 4 (0.70%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.35%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.18%) ProC
5 1 (0.18%) Toad
5 1 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 207 (36.25%) Finance
2 85 (14.89%) Banking
3 41 (7.18%) Retail
4 20 (3.50%) Retail Banking
5 16 (2.80%) Front Office
6 13 (2.28%) Advertising
6 13 (2.28%) Marketing
7 8 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.40%) Back Office
8 7 (1.23%) Legal
9 5 (0.88%) Publishing
9 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.35%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 249 (43.61%) Project Manager
2 92 (16.11%) Analyst
3 48 (8.41%) Developer
4 46 (8.06%) Business Analyst
5 24 (4.20%) PMO Analyst
6 21 (3.68%) Programme Manager
7 19 (3.33%) Cognos Developer
7 19 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
7 19 (3.33%) Business Manager
8 16 (2.80%) Senior Manager
8 16 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (2.63%) Business Project Manager
10 14 (2.45%) Senior Project Manager
11 13 (2.28%) Change Manager
11 13 (2.28%) Project Planner
11 13 (2.28%) ScrumMaster
11 13 (2.28%) Programme Analyst
12 12 (2.10%) Cognos BI Developer
12 12 (2.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (1.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.43%) XML
2 24 (4.20%) Web Services
3 21 (3.68%) JSON
4 20 (3.50%) SOAP
4 20 (3.50%) HTML
5 16 (2.80%) .NET
6 14 (2.45%) CSS
6 14 (2.45%) RESTful
6 14 (2.45%) HTML5
7 12 (2.10%) CSS3
8 10 (1.75%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.40%) Application Packaging
10 7 (1.23%) REST
11 6 (1.05%) Velocity
11 6 (1.05%) JSP
12 4 (0.70%) jQuery
13 3 (0.53%) CGI
13 3 (0.53%) Middleware
14 2 (0.35%) XSLT
14 2 (0.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.73%) Management Information System
2 16 (2.80%) Economics
3 15 (2.63%) Open Source
4 14 (2.45%) FMCG
5 12 (2.10%) PMI
6 11 (1.93%) Fixed Income
7 7 (1.23%) Derivative
8 6 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.05%) NHS
9 5 (0.88%) Clustering
9 5 (0.88%) Equities
10 4 (0.70%) GIS
10 4 (0.70%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.53%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.53%) iPad
11 3 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.53%) IVR
12 2 (0.35%) PACS
12 2 (0.35%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.35%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.36%) Linux
2 41 (7.18%) Windows
3 17 (2.98%) Mac OS X
4 13 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.10%) UNIX
6 9 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.70%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.70%) AIX
8 4 (0.70%) HPUX
8 4 (0.70%) Solaris
9 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.35%) SUSE
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (23.64%) PRINCE2
2 122 (21.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (11.21%) Change Management
5 51 (8.93%) Migration
6 48 (8.41%) ITIL
7 42 (7.36%) Waterfall
8 36 (6.30%) Business Analysis
9 35 (6.13%) Scrum
10 33 (5.78%) Release Management
11 32 (5.60%) Project Planning
12 29 (5.08%) Business Transformation
13 28 (4.90%) Change Control
14 27 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (4.20%) Programme Management
16 22 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
16 22 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 21 (3.68%) Service Delivery
17 21 (3.68%) Risk Management
18 19 (3.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.08%) SQL
2 28 (4.90%) Java
3 19 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.40%) VBA
5 6 (1.05%) C
5 6 (1.05%) C#
6 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
6 5 (0.88%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.70%) Perl
8 2 (0.35%) C-shell
8 2 (0.35%) Korn
8 2 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.18%) PeopleCode
9 1 (0.18%) SQR
9 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (13.49%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.81%) SC Cleared
3 40 (7.01%) Degree
4 27 (4.73%) PMI Certification
5 26 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (3.85%) PMP
7 13 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.40%) ISEB
9 7 (1.23%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.88%) ACCA
11 4 (0.70%) CIMA
11 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.35%) CISSP
13 2 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.63%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.35%) COBIT
3 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.53%) vSphere
4 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.40%) SCCM
2 5 (0.88%) Puppet
2 5 (0.88%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.35%) Ionix
4 2 (0.35%) SCOM
4 2 (0.35%) OpenView
4 2 (0.35%) Legato
4 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.35%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.35%) nmon
5 1 (0.18%) StatsD
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.18%) WMI
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 75 (13.13%) Oracle
2 72 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.85%) Cognos
3 22 (3.85%) HP
4 10 (1.75%) JBoss
5 9 (1.58%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.40%) IBM
6 8 (1.40%) Citrix
6 8 (1.40%) Genesys
7 6 (1.05%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.05%) VMware
8 5 (0.88%) SAP
9 4 (0.70%) Sybase
9 4 (0.70%) Sun
9 4 (0.70%) McAfee
9 4 (0.70%) Charles River
10 3 (0.53%) Reuters
10 3 (0.53%) Dell
10 3 (0.53%) EMC
10 3 (0.53%) RIMES
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