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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 259 340 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.29% 12.82% 10.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.86% 16.12% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 193 137
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £248 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.02 £43.75 £49.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% -11.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.27% +14.32%
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
2014 2109 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.52% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1198 869
Average daily rate £385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 166 £426 +0.29% 16
Glasgow -4 41 £350 - 13
Renfrewshire -4 26 £403 +15.97%
West Lothian 0 4 £410 +32.25% 1
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £350 -
Stirling -7 2 £365 -8.75%
Dundee - 2 £230 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £550 -
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £150 -
Inverclyde -3 1 - -
Fife -4 1 £270 -20.00% 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £425 - 1
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 229 (42.96%) Finance
2 144 (27.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 131 (24.58%) Banking
4 105 (19.70%) PRINCE2
5 94 (17.64%) ITIL
6 87 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (13.13%) Migration
8 57 (10.69%) Change Management
9 53 (9.94%) Degree
9 53 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (9.76%) Risk Management
11 50 (9.38%) Security Cleared
11 50 (9.38%) SDLC
12 49 (9.19%) Retail
13 48 (9.01%) Six Sigma
14 45 (8.44%) Microsoft
15 43 (8.07%) Oracle
16 42 (7.88%) HP
17 41 (7.69%) MS Excel
18 40 (7.50%) Waterfall
19 39 (7.32%) Change Control
20 38 (7.13%) SC Cleared
20 38 (7.13%) Retail Banking
21 37 (6.94%) JSP 440
21 37 (6.94%) Service Delivery
21 37 (6.94%) ITIL V3
21 37 (6.94%) Data Centre
22 36 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
23 33 (6.19%) Management Information System
23 33 (6.19%) SQL

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 27 (5.07%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.88%) SAS
4 9 (1.69%) IIS
5 8 (1.50%) CMS
5 8 (1.50%) Drupal
6 4 (0.75%) Apache
6 4 (0.75%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.56%) CICS
7 3 (0.56%) nginx
8 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.38%) WordPress
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) TWiki
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.13%) MS Visio
3 20 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (3.19%) MS Office
5 16 (3.00%) MS Project
6 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.38%) Edge Animate
6 2 (0.38%) InDesign
6 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.13%) Hi Portfolio
3 5 (0.94%) Primavera
4 4 (0.75%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 4 (0.75%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.38%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.25%) SaaS
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.56%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.63%) LAN
1 14 (2.63%) WAN
2 13 (2.44%) HTTP
2 13 (2.44%) Wireless
3 8 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.13%) SAN
5 5 (0.94%) Network Security
6 4 (0.75%) DNS
6 4 (0.75%) Firewall
7 3 (0.56%) Intranet
7 3 (0.56%) MPLS
7 3 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.56%) SSL
7 3 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.56%) VoIP
7 3 (0.56%) WebEx
8 2 (0.38%) Broadband
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.38%) Multicast
8 2 (0.38%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
4 5 (0.94%) DB2
4 5 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.94%) Pentaho
4 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.75%) GIS
6 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.38%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.38%) Big Data
7 2 (0.38%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.38%) MS Access
7 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.19%) MySQL
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (1.31%) MSI
2 7 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.94%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.38%) JIRA
5 2 (0.38%) PeopleTools
5 2 (0.38%) Subversion
6 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.19%) Hudson
6 1 (0.19%) JUnit
6 1 (0.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) Mockito
6 1 (0.19%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 229 (42.96%) Finance
2 131 (24.58%) Banking
3 49 (9.19%) Retail
4 38 (7.13%) Retail Banking
5 16 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.50%) Advertising
6 8 (1.50%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.50%) Marketing
7 6 (1.13%) Legal
8 4 (0.75%) Billing
9 3 (0.56%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Front Office
10 2 (0.38%) Games
10 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 245 (45.97%) Project Manager
2 60 (11.26%) Analyst
3 47 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
4 40 (7.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 25 (4.69%) IT Manager
6 23 (4.32%) Banking Project Manager
7 22 (4.13%) Senior Manager
8 21 (3.94%) Business Analyst
9 18 (3.38%) Business Manager
10 17 (3.19%) Delivery Manager
10 17 (3.19%) IT Project Manager
11 16 (3.00%) Business Project Manager
12 15 (2.81%) Architect
12 15 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (2.63%) Consultant
13 14 (2.63%) Developer
13 14 (2.63%) Programme Manager
13 14 (2.63%) Senior Project Manager
14 13 (2.44%) Test Manager
15 12 (2.25%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.50%) XML
2 19 (3.56%) Web Services
3 17 (3.19%) CSS
4 15 (2.81%) HTML
5 14 (2.63%) SOAP
6 11 (2.06%) .NET
6 11 (2.06%) JSON
6 11 (2.06%) RESTful
7 9 (1.69%) jQuery
8 7 (1.31%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.31%) CSS3
8 7 (1.31%) HTML5
8 7 (1.31%) WinForms
8 7 (1.31%) WPF
8 7 (1.31%) XSD
9 6 (1.13%) RequireJS
10 5 (0.94%) REST
11 3 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.38%) Flash
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 33 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.38%) User Experience
6 12 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.31%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.31%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.13%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.13%) NHS
9 5 (0.94%) Derivative
9 5 (0.94%) PKI
10 4 (0.75%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.75%) FMCG
11 3 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
11 3 (0.56%) PMI
12 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.50%) Windows
2 23 (4.32%) Linux
3 13 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.88%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.50%) Unix
6 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.94%) AIX
8 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.75%) zOS
9 3 (0.56%) Solaris
10 2 (0.38%) CatOS
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (27.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 105 (19.70%) PRINCE2
3 94 (17.64%) ITIL
4 87 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (13.13%) Migration
6 57 (10.69%) Change Management
7 52 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 50 (9.38%) SDLC
9 48 (9.01%) Six Sigma
10 40 (7.50%) Waterfall
11 39 (7.32%) Change Control
12 37 (6.94%) ITIL V3
12 37 (6.94%) Service Delivery
13 36 (6.75%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (5.82%) Configuration Management
14 31 (5.82%) Service Management
15 29 (5.44%) Business Analysis
15 29 (5.44%) Release Management
16 28 (5.25%) Scrum
17 22 (4.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.19%) SQL
2 17 (3.19%) JavaScript
3 13 (2.44%) Java
4 10 (1.88%) C
4 10 (1.88%) C#
4 10 (1.88%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 8 (1.50%) C++
6 8 (1.50%) VBScript
7 7 (1.31%) COBOL
7 7 (1.31%) PL/1
8 4 (0.75%) PHP
9 3 (0.56%) PHP 5
9 3 (0.56%) Python
10 2 (0.38%) PeopleCode
10 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.38%) SQR
10 2 (0.38%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (9.94%) Degree
2 50 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 38 (7.13%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (2.06%) ISEB
5 11 (2.06%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.88%) PMP
7 7 (1.31%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (0.94%) MCSE
9 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.38%) APMP
11 2 (0.38%) CCNA
11 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.38%) IISP
12 1 (0.19%) BICSI Certification
12 1 (0.19%) SANS
12 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.94%) JSP 440
2 29 (5.44%) QA
3 26 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.38%) SEPA
5 2 (0.38%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) GAMP
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.38%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.19%) Firmware
5 1 (0.19%) HDFS
5 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.19%) vCloud
5 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.69%) SCCM
3 4 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (0.75%) SCOM
4 3 (0.56%) Legato
5 1 (0.19%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.19%) Oozie
5 1 (0.19%) QRadar
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (8.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (8.07%) Oracle
3 42 (7.88%) HP
4 16 (3.00%) ServiceNow
5 15 (2.81%) Citrix
5 15 (2.81%) VMware
6 14 (2.63%) CA
6 14 (2.63%) Remedy
7 8 (1.50%) Cisco
8 7 (1.31%) SAP
9 6 (1.13%) IBM
9 6 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.94%) Sybase
11 4 (0.75%) Google
12 3 (0.56%) Informatica
13 2 (0.38%) Adobe
13 2 (0.38%) EMC
13 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.38%) Siemens
13 2 (0.38%) Teradata
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