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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 353 260 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.71% 9.42% 11.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.44% 12.07% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 130 122
Average daily rate
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£399 £401 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +169.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £35.00 £6.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.86 £147.00 £16.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.69%
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
2627 2154 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.70% 78.07% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1096 864
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 0 161 £430 +1.17% 27
Glasgow +5 84 £350 -6.66% 16
Renfrewshire +4 23 £280 -19.42%
Stirling +7 11 £363 -9.37% 2
Dundee +2 10 £388 +40.90% 1
Aberdeen +9 9 £450 +63.63% 3
North Lanarkshire +1 9 £550 -
Inverclyde -1 9 £420 -
West Lothian -5 6 £325 -24.41%
Highlands +7 3 - -
East Ayrshire - 3 £375 -
Fife - 3 - - 1
Scottish Borders -1 1 £350 -6.66%
Clackmannanshire - 1 £275 -
Strathclyde - 1 £388 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 260 (42.21%) Finance
2 139 (22.56%) PRINCE2
3 128 (20.78%) Banking
4 117 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (11.85%) MS Excel
6 73 (11.85%) Microsoft
7 64 (10.39%) Security Cleared
7 64 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (9.90%) Migration
9 56 (9.09%) ITIL
10 54 (8.77%) Change Management
11 53 (8.60%) Business Analysis
12 52 (8.44%) SC Cleared
13 46 (7.47%) QA
13 46 (7.47%) Risk Management
14 45 (7.31%) PMI Certification
15 44 (7.14%) MS Project
15 44 (7.14%) Retail
16 40 (6.49%) Data Centre
17 39 (6.33%) MS Office
17 39 (6.33%) SharePoint
18 38 (6.17%) SQL
18 38 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
18 38 (6.17%) Change Control
19 37 (6.01%) Programme Management
20 34 (5.52%) MS Visio
21 33 (5.36%) PMP
21 33 (5.36%) Project Planning
22 29 (4.71%) Degree

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 39 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.79%) SAS
3 7 (1.14%) Documentum
4 6 (0.97%) Captiva
5 5 (0.81%) CMS
6 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (0.49%) IIS
7 3 (0.49%) Node.js
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Lync
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 73 (11.85%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.14%) MS Project
3 39 (6.33%) MS Office
4 38 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (5.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Windchill
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Teamcenter
2 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) FRx
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.16%) PaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.62%) WAN
2 9 (1.46%) Firewall
3 8 (1.30%) LAN
3 8 (1.30%) Intranet
3 8 (1.30%) Internet
4 5 (0.81%) SAN
4 5 (0.81%) SDH
5 4 (0.65%) Broadband
6 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.49%) HTTP
6 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
7 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.16%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.16%) WebEx
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) ATM
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.32%) DataStage
6 2 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.32%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (0.81%) JIRA
2 4 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.49%) PeopleTools
3 3 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.32%) Subversion
4 2 (0.32%) Toad
4 2 (0.32%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.16%) Hudson
5 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 260 (42.21%) Finance
2 128 (20.78%) Banking
3 44 (7.14%) Retail
4 27 (4.38%) Retail Banking
5 13 (2.11%) Billing
5 13 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.79%) Legal
8 10 (1.62%) Marketing
9 5 (0.81%) Law
9 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.81%) Advertising
10 4 (0.65%) Games
11 3 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.49%) Publishing
11 3 (0.49%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 293 (47.56%) Project Manager
2 85 (13.80%) Analyst
3 35 (5.68%) Business Analyst
4 34 (5.52%) Developer
5 26 (4.22%) Senior Manager
5 26 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
6 25 (4.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 24 (3.90%) PMO Analyst
8 23 (3.73%) IT Project Manager
9 22 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
10 15 (2.44%) Agile Project Manager
11 14 (2.27%) PMO Lead
11 14 (2.27%) Coordinator
11 14 (2.27%) Business Manager
12 13 (2.11%) Technical Manager
12 13 (2.11%) Programme Manager
13 12 (1.95%) Test Manager
13 12 (1.95%) PMO Manager
14 11 (1.79%) ScrumMaster
14 11 (1.79%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.60%) HTML
1 16 (2.60%) jQuery
2 12 (1.95%) CSS
3 10 (1.62%) .NET
4 9 (1.46%) XML
5 8 (1.30%) HTML5
5 8 (1.30%) Web Services
6 4 (0.65%) RESTful
6 4 (0.65%) JSON
7 3 (0.49%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.49%) WPF
7 3 (0.49%) Flash
7 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.49%) SOAP
7 3 (0.49%) CSS3
8 2 (0.32%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.32%) JSP
8 2 (0.32%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.32%) Spring
8 2 (0.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.90%) PMI
4 21 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.46%) Mainframe
5 9 (1.46%) Economics
6 7 (1.14%) NHS
7 6 (0.97%) User Experience
7 6 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 6 (0.97%) Reference Data
7 6 (0.97%) PKI
8 5 (0.81%) GIS
9 4 (0.65%) Statistics
10 3 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.49%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.49%) Derivative
10 3 (0.49%) e-Health
10 3 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.49%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.73%) Windows
2 8 (1.30%) Linux
3 6 (0.97%) UNIX
4 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.65%) Android
5 4 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.32%) zOS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (22.56%) PRINCE2
2 117 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (12.66%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (9.90%) Migration
5 56 (9.09%) ITIL
6 54 (8.77%) Change Management
7 53 (8.60%) Business Analysis
8 46 (7.47%) Risk Management
9 38 (6.17%) Change Control
10 37 (6.01%) Programme Management
11 33 (5.36%) Project Planning
12 28 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 26 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (4.06%) Scrum
15 22 (3.57%) SDLC
16 21 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (3.25%) Service Management
18 19 (3.08%) People Management
19 17 (2.76%) Asset Management
19 17 (2.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.17%) SQL
2 29 (4.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (1.46%) C#
4 6 (0.97%) Java
4 6 (0.97%) VBA
4 6 (0.97%) C
5 3 (0.49%) ActionScript
5 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.32%) PeopleCode
6 2 (0.32%) SQR
6 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.16%) VBScript
7 1 (0.16%) VB
7 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.16%) PHP
7 1 (0.16%) Ruby
7 1 (0.16%) X++
7 1 (0.16%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 64 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 52 (8.44%) SC Cleared
3 45 (7.31%) PMI Certification
4 33 (5.36%) PMP
5 29 (4.71%) Degree
6 28 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.79%) ISEB
9 6 (0.97%) APMP
10 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.81%) CAPM
11 3 (0.49%) CRISC
11 3 (0.49%) CISSP
11 3 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.49%) CISA
12 2 (0.32%) MOS
12 2 (0.32%) CCNP
12 2 (0.32%) CCNA
12 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.47%) QA
2 7 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) UAG
3 1 (0.16%) vCloud
3 1 (0.16%) Firmware
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.16%) Squid
3 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (0.81%) SCCM
2 4 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.16%) MIIS
4 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.16%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.25%) Oracle
3 10 (1.62%) SAP
4 8 (1.30%) IBM
4 8 (1.30%) Citrix
5 7 (1.14%) EMC
5 7 (1.14%) Cisco
6 6 (0.97%) HP
6 6 (0.97%) VMware
7 5 (0.81%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.65%) Teradata
8 4 (0.65%) Lotus
8 4 (0.65%) Vignette
9 3 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.32%) Avaya
10 2 (0.32%) Google
11 1 (0.16%) Brocade
11 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.16%) Riverbed
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