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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 243 254 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.79% 10.18% 9.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.68% 14.67% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 110 145
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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 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.08 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.09% -49.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
2080 1732 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.25% 69.45% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 858 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -7 105 £450 +13.63% 26
Glasgow +1 77 £360 +6.66% 13
Renfrewshire +7 26 £330 +32.00% 1
Stirling -7 10 £400 -11.11% 2
Dundee +9 3 £275 +10.00%
Aberdeen -12 3 £325 -27.77% 3
Highlands - 3 £300 -
West Lothian -3 1 £430 +10.96% 1
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 202 (36.27%) Finance
2 133 (23.88%) PRINCE2
3 124 (22.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 94 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (15.80%) Security Cleared
6 80 (14.36%) Banking
7 75 (13.46%) Microsoft
8 70 (12.57%) Oracle
9 68 (12.21%) MS Project
10 67 (12.03%) MS Excel
11 65 (11.67%) SC Cleared
12 61 (10.95%) Change Management
13 47 (8.44%) Migration
14 44 (7.90%) Retail
15 42 (7.54%) Linux
15 42 (7.54%) ITIL
16 40 (7.18%) Waterfall
17 39 (7.00%) Degree
18 38 (6.82%) Business Analysis
19 37 (6.64%) Project Planning
19 37 (6.64%) Windows
20 36 (6.46%) MS Office
21 35 (6.28%) SharePoint
22 33 (5.92%) Scrum
23 31 (5.57%) SQL
24 30 (5.39%) Java
24 30 (5.39%) XML
24 30 (5.39%) Business Transformation
25 29 (5.21%) Release Management
26 27 (4.85%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.44%) IIS
2 8 (1.44%) MS Project Server
3 6 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.08%) CMS
4 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.36%) Confluence
5 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.18%) TWiki
6 1 (0.18%) Lync
6 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (12.21%) MS Project
2 67 (12.03%) MS Excel
3 36 (6.46%) MS Office
4 20 (3.59%) MS Visio
4 20 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.44%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.90%) Agresso
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.36%) Maximo
6 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.18%) PaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Heroku
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.49%) HTTP
2 9 (1.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.90%) DNS
3 5 (0.90%) SSL
3 5 (0.90%) Intranet
3 5 (0.90%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (0.72%) Wireless
4 4 (0.72%) SAN
5 3 (0.54%) VoIP
5 3 (0.54%) Firewall
6 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.36%) NAS
6 2 (0.36%) 4G
6 2 (0.36%) PBX
6 2 (0.36%) DHCP
6 2 (0.36%) VPN
6 2 (0.36%) RIP
6 2 (0.36%) H.323
7 1 (0.18%) Internet
7 1 (0.18%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.15%) Cognos Report Studio
4 12 (2.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 12 (2.15%) Cognos Transformer
4 12 (2.15%) MS Access
5 6 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.54%) Cognos Impromptu
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.36%) Ingres
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.80%) Subversion
2 8 (1.44%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.08%) JIRA
3 6 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.36%) MSI
4 2 (0.36%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.18%) Hudson
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.18%) Ant
5 1 (0.18%) NUnit
5 1 (0.18%) Maven
5 1 (0.18%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.18%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.18%) ProC
5 1 (0.18%) Toad
5 1 (0.18%) TestDirector
General
1 202 (36.27%) Finance
2 80 (14.36%) Banking
3 44 (7.90%) Retail
4 24 (4.31%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.05%) Front Office
6 13 (2.33%) Advertising
7 11 (1.97%) Marketing
8 6 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.08%) Legal
9 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.90%) Back Office
9 5 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.72%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 242 (43.45%) Project Manager
2 84 (15.08%) Analyst
3 46 (8.26%) Developer
4 44 (7.90%) Business Analyst
5 21 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
6 20 (3.59%) Business Manager
6 20 (3.59%) Programme Manager
7 18 (3.23%) Project Planner
7 18 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 18 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
8 16 (2.87%) Senior Project Manager
9 15 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (2.51%) Change Manager
10 14 (2.51%) Business Project Manager
10 14 (2.51%) ScrumMaster
11 12 (2.15%) Cognos Developer
12 10 (1.80%) Consultant
12 10 (1.80%) Programme Analyst
13 9 (1.62%) Coordinator
13 9 (1.62%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.39%) XML
2 21 (3.77%) Web Services
3 20 (3.59%) JSON
4 19 (3.41%) HTML
5 17 (3.05%) SOAP
6 14 (2.51%) .NET
6 14 (2.51%) CSS
6 14 (2.51%) RESTful
7 13 (2.33%) HTML5
8 12 (2.15%) CSS3
9 10 (1.80%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.08%) Application Packaging
10 6 (1.08%) JSP
11 5 (0.90%) Velocity
12 4 (0.72%) REST
12 4 (0.72%) jQuery
13 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 2 (0.36%) Java EE
14 2 (0.36%) Classic ASP
14 2 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.23%) Economics
4 15 (2.69%) Open Source
5 14 (2.51%) FMCG
6 10 (1.80%) PMI
6 10 (1.80%) Fixed Income
7 9 (1.62%) Derivative
8 6 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.90%) NHS
10 4 (0.72%) Clustering
10 4 (0.72%) Equities
10 4 (0.72%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.54%) iPad
11 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.54%) GIS
11 3 (0.54%) IVR
12 2 (0.36%) Celerra
12 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.54%) Linux
2 37 (6.64%) Windows
3 17 (3.05%) Mac OS X
4 13 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.97%) UNIX
6 9 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.72%) AIX
8 4 (0.72%) HPUX
8 4 (0.72%) Solaris
9 2 (0.36%) SUSE
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (23.88%) PRINCE2
2 124 (22.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 94 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (10.95%) Change Management
5 47 (8.44%) Migration
6 42 (7.54%) ITIL
7 40 (7.18%) Waterfall
8 38 (6.82%) Business Analysis
9 37 (6.64%) Project Planning
10 33 (5.92%) Scrum
11 30 (5.39%) Business Transformation
12 29 (5.21%) Release Management
13 26 (4.67%) Change Control
14 25 (4.49%) Mentoring
14 25 (4.49%) Programme Management
15 24 (4.31%) Risk Management
16 23 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 19 (3.41%) Asset Management
18 19 (3.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.57%) SQL
2 30 (5.39%) Java
3 19 (3.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.80%) C#
5 9 (1.62%) VBA
6 7 (1.26%) C
7 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.54%) Perl
8 2 (0.36%) C-shell
8 2 (0.36%) Korn
8 2 (0.36%) 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 88 (15.80%) Security Cleared
2 65 (11.67%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.00%) Degree
4 27 (4.85%) PMI Certification
5 25 (4.49%) PMP
6 21 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (2.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.44%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.44%) ISEB
9 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.90%) ACCA
10 4 (0.72%) CIMA
11 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.36%) CISSP
12 2 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.69%) QA
2 5 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) EMIR
4 2 (0.36%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (0.36%) vSphere
3 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (1.44%) SCCM
2 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.36%) Ionix
3 2 (0.36%) Puppet
3 2 (0.36%) SCOM
3 2 (0.36%) OpenView
3 2 (0.36%) Legato
3 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.36%) nmon
4 1 (0.18%) StatsD
4 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.18%) WMI
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 75 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 70 (12.57%) Oracle
3 23 (4.13%) HP
4 12 (2.15%) Cognos
4 12 (2.15%) IBM
5 10 (1.80%) JBoss
6 9 (1.62%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.44%) Genesys
8 6 (1.08%) SAP
8 6 (1.08%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.08%) VMware
9 4 (0.72%) Primavera
9 4 (0.72%) Citrix
9 4 (0.72%) Sybase
9 4 (0.72%) Sun
10 3 (0.54%) Chordiant
10 3 (0.54%) Cisco
10 3 (0.54%) Reuters
10 3 (0.54%) RIMES
10 3 (0.54%) Charles River
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