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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 15 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 156 272 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.00% 10.67% 12.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.68% 12.95% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 163 191
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £53.89 £19.02 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.30% -56.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £19.02 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.73 £19.02 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.10
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +24.58%

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
1460 2101 2226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.20% 82.39% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 1123 1254
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 38
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 -8 69 £420 -1.17% 15
Glasgow +7 55 £375 +7.14% 3
Aberdeen - 17 £259 -
West Lothian -1 5 £350 -12.50% 1
Stirling +6 1 £438 +19.86%
Perth and Kinross -1 1 - -
Renfrewshire -5 1 - -
Moray - 1 £450 -
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 95 (31.46%) Finance
2 94 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (25.50%) PRINCE2
4 59 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (16.89%) ITIL
6 49 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 42 (13.91%) Security Cleared
9 37 (12.25%) Business Analysis
10 35 (11.59%) SC Cleared
11 29 (9.60%) Degree
11 29 (9.60%) LAN
11 29 (9.60%) MS Excel
11 29 (9.60%) Banking
12 28 (9.27%) Cisco
12 28 (9.27%) MS Project
13 26 (8.61%) Scrum
14 24 (7.95%) Change Management
14 24 (7.95%) MS Visio
14 24 (7.95%) Six Sigma
14 24 (7.95%) Disclosure Scotland
15 23 (7.62%) Programme Management
16 22 (7.28%) Release Management
17 21 (6.95%) JSP 440
17 21 (6.95%) ITIL V3
17 21 (6.95%) Service Delivery
18 20 (6.62%) Kanban
18 20 (6.62%) Data Centre
19 19 (6.29%) Waterfall
19 19 (6.29%) Telecoms

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 9 (2.98%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.99%) SAS
3 3 (0.99%) CMS
4 2 (0.66%) Drupal
4 2 (0.66%) WordPress
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.33%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.27%) MS Project
3 24 (7.95%) MS Visio
4 14 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.97%) MS Office
6 3 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.66%) Edge Animate
8 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Sonata
2 4 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.99%) Primavera
4 2 (0.66%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.66%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.33%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.31%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.66%) IaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Route 53
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Trello
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.33%) AdWords
4 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.60%) LAN
2 19 (6.29%) TCP/IP
3 16 (5.30%) WAN
4 12 (3.97%) BGP
4 12 (3.97%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (3.97%) MPLS
4 12 (3.97%) OSPF
5 11 (3.64%) DNS
5 11 (3.64%) Multicast
5 11 (3.64%) Wireless
6 9 (2.98%) DHCP
6 9 (2.98%) Firewall
6 9 (2.98%) Internet
6 9 (2.98%) Intranet
7 5 (1.66%) Network Security
8 3 (0.99%) NetScreen
8 3 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.99%) VPN
9 2 (0.66%) HTTP
9 2 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.33%) GIS
4 1 (0.33%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) Power BI
4 1 (0.33%) QlikView
4 1 (0.33%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Hudson
1 6 (1.99%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.66%) JIRA
3 2 (0.66%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium
4 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (31.46%) Finance
2 29 (9.60%) Banking
3 19 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.30%) Retail
5 10 (3.31%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.32%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.66%) Marketing
8 3 (0.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.66%) Law
9 2 (0.66%) Local Government
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 128 (42.38%) Project Manager
2 39 (12.91%) Analyst
3 22 (7.28%) IT Manager
4 19 (6.29%) IT Project Manager
4 19 (6.29%) Senior Manager
4 19 (6.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 15 (4.97%) Business Analyst
6 14 (4.64%) Programme Manager
7 13 (4.30%) Network Engineer
8 11 (3.64%) Consultant
9 10 (3.31%) Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.31%) PMO Analyst
9 10 (3.31%) Scrum Master
10 9 (2.98%) Business Manager
10 9 (2.98%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (2.98%) Technical Manager
10 9 (2.98%) Technical Project Manager
11 8 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (2.65%) Project Analyst
11 8 (2.65%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.32%) Web Services
2 6 (1.99%) HTML
3 4 (1.32%) CSS
4 3 (0.99%) jQuery
5 2 (0.66%) Android SDK
5 2 (0.66%) Flash
5 2 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.33%) .NET
6 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.33%) Django
6 1 (0.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.33%) Itk
6 1 (0.33%) J2EE
6 1 (0.33%) JSP
6 1 (0.33%) RESTful
6 1 (0.33%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.62%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.30%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.97%) CMDB
6 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.66%) Fintech
7 5 (1.66%) NHS
8 4 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.99%) FMCG
10 2 (0.66%) Social Media
10 2 (0.66%) User Experience
11 1 (0.33%) CCTV
11 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.33%) IPTV
11 1 (0.33%) New Media
11 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.63%) Windows
2 12 (3.97%) CatOS
3 11 (3.64%) Linux
4 5 (1.66%) Unix
5 3 (0.99%) AIX
5 3 (0.99%) Android
5 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.99%) Solaris
5 3 (0.99%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (25.50%) PRINCE2
3 59 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (16.89%) ITIL
5 37 (12.25%) Business Analysis
6 26 (8.61%) Scrum
7 24 (7.95%) Change Management
7 24 (7.95%) Six Sigma
8 23 (7.62%) Programme Management
9 22 (7.28%) Release Management
10 21 (6.95%) ITIL V3
10 21 (6.95%) Service Delivery
11 20 (6.62%) Kanban
12 19 (6.29%) Risk Management
12 19 (6.29%) Waterfall
13 18 (5.96%) Agile Project Management
13 18 (5.96%) Configuration Management
13 18 (5.96%) Migration
14 17 (5.63%) Business Transformation
14 17 (5.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.30%) C
1 13 (4.30%) Java
2 11 (3.64%) SQL
3 5 (1.66%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.66%) C#
5 2 (0.66%) Korn
5 2 (0.66%) Perl
5 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.33%) ABAP
6 1 (0.33%) C++
6 1 (0.33%) PHP
6 1 (0.33%) Python
6 1 (0.33%) Scala
6 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 29 (9.60%) Degree
4 19 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (3.97%) APMP
6 9 (2.98%) PMP
7 7 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.32%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.99%) BICSI Certification
9 3 (0.99%) BICSI RCDD
9 3 (0.99%) CCNP
9 3 (0.99%) CCSP
9 3 (0.99%) CISSP
9 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.66%) MCSE
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.33%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 21 (6.95%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.66%) QA
4 3 (0.99%) FATCA
5 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) GDPR
6 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.33%) MiFID
6 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.99%) SCCM
2 2 (0.66%) Puppet
2 2 (0.66%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.27%) Cisco
3 12 (3.97%) HP
4 10 (3.31%) Oracle
5 7 (2.32%) BT
5 7 (2.32%) Siemens
6 6 (1.99%) SAP
7 5 (1.66%) FNZ
7 5 (1.66%) VMware
8 3 (0.99%) Citrix
8 3 (0.99%) IBM
8 3 (0.99%) Juniper
8 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe
9 2 (0.66%) Tableau
10 1 (0.33%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.33%) F5
10 1 (0.33%) Google
10 1 (0.33%) Sun
10 1 (0.33%) Talend
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