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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 284 321 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.44% 11.75% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.10% 15.34% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 180 107
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£389 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
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
2348 2092 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.08% 76.60% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1142 935
Average daily rate £363 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 31
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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 -4 133 £438 +9.37% 24
Glasgow +6 85 £350 -9.20% 15
Renfrewshire +3 24 £270 -16.92%
West Lothian -3 8 £375 -10.71% 2
North Lanarkshire - 7 £295 -
Dundee -8 6 £350 - 3
Stirling -8 3 - -
Fife - 3 - - 2
East Ayrshire - 3 £375 -
West Dunbartonshire +1 2 £425 -
Aberdeen -2 2 £414 +50.54% 1
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 244 (38.24%) Finance
2 149 (23.35%) PRINCE2
3 140 (21.94%) Banking
4 119 (18.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (12.38%) MS Excel
5 79 (12.38%) Security Cleared
6 72 (11.29%) SC Cleared
7 68 (10.66%) Microsoft
8 65 (10.19%) Change Management
9 63 (9.87%) ITIL
10 62 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
11 59 (9.25%) Migration
12 57 (8.93%) Business Analysis
13 52 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
14 50 (7.84%) Retail
15 49 (7.68%) PMI Certification
16 48 (7.52%) MS Project
16 48 (7.52%) MS Office
17 45 (7.05%) SQL
18 42 (6.58%) SharePoint
18 42 (6.58%) Risk Management
19 41 (6.43%) Oracle
19 41 (6.43%) Project Planning
20 38 (5.96%) Degree
20 38 (5.96%) QA
21 36 (5.64%) PMP
22 35 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
23 33 (5.17%) Data Centre
24 32 (5.02%) Change Control
24 32 (5.02%) Data Analysis

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 42 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.72%) IBM Notes
3 9 (1.41%) Documentum
4 8 (1.25%) SAS
5 6 (0.94%) Captiva
6 5 (0.78%) IIS
6 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.63%) FileNet
7 4 (0.63%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.47%) CMS
8 3 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.31%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.31%) Lync
9 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 79 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 48 (7.52%) MS Project
2 48 (7.52%) MS Office
3 35 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Windchill
6 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.31%) Primavera
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) FRx
4 1 (0.16%) FileNet Content Manager
4 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) PaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.57%) Internet
2 9 (1.41%) Intranet
3 7 (1.10%) Firewall
4 6 (0.94%) LAN
5 4 (0.63%) SAN
6 3 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.47%) SDH
6 3 (0.47%) Broadband
6 3 (0.47%) WAN
7 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.16%) VPN
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) DHCP
8 1 (0.16%) ATM
8 1 (0.16%) VoIP
8 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.16%) 2G
8 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.16%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.86%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.35%) MS Access
4 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.63%) OLAP
6 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
7 3 (0.47%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.31%) DataStage
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.16%) QlikView
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.78%) PeopleTools
2 5 (0.78%) JIRA
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.47%) Toad
4 2 (0.31%) Subversion
4 2 (0.31%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.31%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.31%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.16%) Hudson
5 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
General
1 244 (38.24%) Finance
2 140 (21.94%) Banking
3 50 (7.84%) Retail
4 27 (4.23%) Retail Banking
5 15 (2.35%) Marketing
6 12 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.25%) Legal
8 8 (1.25%) Billing
9 7 (1.10%) Law
10 6 (0.94%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.63%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.47%) Advertising
12 3 (0.47%) Publishing
12 3 (0.47%) Games
13 2 (0.31%) Local Government
13 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 285 (44.67%) Project Manager
2 102 (15.99%) Analyst
3 40 (6.27%) Developer
3 40 (6.27%) Business Analyst
4 27 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
4 27 (4.23%) PMO Analyst
5 26 (4.08%) Coordinator
5 26 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 26 (4.08%) Senior Manager
6 22 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
6 22 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
7 21 (3.29%) IT Project Manager
8 17 (2.66%) Programme Manager
9 16 (2.51%) Consultant
10 12 (1.88%) Data Manager
10 12 (1.88%) Business Manager
10 12 (1.88%) Agile Project Manager
11 11 (1.72%) Data Analyst
12 10 (1.57%) Administrator
12 10 (1.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.13%) .NET
2 17 (2.66%) HTML
3 15 (2.35%) CSS
4 9 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (0.94%) HTML5
6 6 (0.94%) jQuery
6 6 (0.94%) XML
6 6 (0.94%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.78%) Web Services
7 5 (0.78%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.47%) WPF
8 3 (0.47%) JSP
8 3 (0.47%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.47%) Spring
8 3 (0.47%) Flash
9 2 (0.31%) Ajax
9 2 (0.31%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.16%) CGI
10 1 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.61%) PMI
4 18 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.66%) Economics
6 11 (1.72%) Reference Data
7 8 (1.25%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.25%) PKI
8 7 (1.10%) Mainframe
9 6 (0.94%) NHS
10 5 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.78%) GIS
11 3 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.47%) Statistics
11 3 (0.47%) Equities
11 3 (0.47%) CESG
11 3 (0.47%) e-Health
11 3 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.47%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.39%) Windows
2 7 (1.10%) UNIX
3 6 (0.94%) Android
3 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.78%) Linux
5 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (23.35%) PRINCE2
2 119 (18.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (10.19%) Change Management
4 63 (9.87%) ITIL
5 62 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (9.25%) Migration
7 57 (8.93%) Business Analysis
8 42 (6.58%) Risk Management
9 41 (6.43%) Project Planning
10 32 (5.02%) Change Control
10 32 (5.02%) Programme Management
10 32 (5.02%) Data Analysis
11 29 (4.55%) Asset Management
12 27 (4.23%) Data Modelling
13 26 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (3.76%) People Management
14 24 (3.76%) SDLC
15 22 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (3.29%) Supplier Management
17 19 (2.98%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (7.05%) SQL
2 24 (3.76%) JavaScript
3 13 (2.04%) C#
4 11 (1.72%) VBA
5 9 (1.41%) C
6 8 (1.25%) Java
7 6 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.63%) PeopleCode
8 4 (0.63%) SQR
9 3 (0.47%) ActionScript
9 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.16%) X++
10 1 (0.16%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.16%) VBScript
10 1 (0.16%) VB
10 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 72 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 49 (7.68%) PMI Certification
4 38 (5.96%) Degree
5 36 (5.64%) PMP
6 24 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (2.35%) ISEB
8 9 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.78%) CAPM
10 5 (0.78%) APMP
10 5 (0.78%) CISSP
11 3 (0.47%) CISM
11 3 (0.47%) MBA
12 2 (0.31%) MOS
12 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.31%) CISA
12 2 (0.31%) CRISC
12 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.31%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.96%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.31%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.31%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) FATCA
System Software
1 13 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.47%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) UAG
4 1 (0.16%) vCloud
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) Squid
4 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (0.63%) SCCM
3 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.31%) SCOM
4 2 (0.31%) WMI
5 1 (0.16%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.43%) Oracle
3 15 (2.35%) PeopleSoft
4 12 (1.88%) Cisco
5 11 (1.72%) HP
5 11 (1.72%) Lotus
6 10 (1.57%) EMC
6 10 (1.57%) Citrix
7 8 (1.25%) IBM
8 7 (1.10%) VMware
9 6 (0.94%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.94%) SAP
9 6 (0.94%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.78%) Avaya
10 5 (0.78%) Teradata
11 4 (0.63%) Vignette
12 3 (0.47%) Serena
12 3 (0.47%) F5
12 3 (0.47%) Remedy
12 3 (0.47%) Business Objects
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