The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 299 247 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.17% 10.92% 8.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.84% 11.75% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 123 103
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +17.55%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2525 2102 1953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.29% 92.93% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1024 1025
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 60 53
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -3.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Scotland region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Scotland region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 January 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 -2 166 £431 +8.90% 14
Glasgow +6 80 £389 -2.81% 10
Aberdeen +12 6 £335 -21.17% 1
West Lothian +7 4 £330 -17.50%
Stirling -12 4 £375 -21.05%
Highlands -1 2 - - 1
Fife -2 1 - -
Morayshire - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 246 (44.89%) Project Management
2 224 (40.88%) Finance
3 154 (28.10%) Banking
4 147 (26.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (23.72%) PRINCE2
6 72 (13.14%) Migration
7 59 (10.77%) Change Management
8 50 (9.12%) Retail
9 47 (8.58%) Project Planning
9 47 (8.58%) Security Cleared
10 46 (8.39%) SC Cleared
11 40 (7.30%) ITIL
12 38 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (6.93%) Retail Banking
13 36 (6.57%) PMI Certification
14 35 (6.39%) PMP
15 34 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (6.02%) Oracle
16 33 (6.02%) Risk Management
17 30 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 27 (4.93%) MS Project
18 27 (4.93%) Investment Management
18 27 (4.93%) Asset Management
18 27 (4.93%) Data Migration
18 27 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (4.20%) People Management
20 21 (3.83%) MS Office
21 20 (3.65%) Programme Management
22 19 (3.47%) Windows
23 18 (3.28%) Microsoft

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.09%) SAS
3 4 (0.73%) TWiki
4 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.55%) CMS
5 2 (0.36%) JBoss
5 2 (0.36%) Lync
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 27 (4.93%) MS Project
2 21 (3.83%) MS Office
3 15 (2.74%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.36%) Agresso
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.18%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.18%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.73%) Network Security
2 3 (0.55%) LAN
2 3 (0.55%) VoIP
2 3 (0.55%) WAN
3 2 (0.36%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.36%) Wireless
3 2 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) 4G
4 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.18%) 3G
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.18%) DataStage
4 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.18%) BODI
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
General
1 224 (40.88%) Finance
2 154 (28.10%) Banking
3 50 (9.12%) Retail
4 38 (6.93%) Retail Banking
5 16 (2.92%) Front Office
6 12 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.46%) Advertising
8 8 (1.46%) Legal
9 6 (1.09%) Marketing
9 6 (1.09%) Back Office
10 3 (0.55%) Electronics
10 3 (0.55%) Military
11 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.91%) .NET
2 3 (0.55%) Spring
3 2 (0.36%) HTML
3 2 (0.36%) Middleware
4 1 (0.18%) Mason
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.18%) CSS
4 1 (0.18%) JSP
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.10%) Economics
3 15 (2.74%) Derivative
4 10 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.82%) NHS
5 7 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 7 (1.28%) PMI
5 7 (1.28%) Credit Risk
6 5 (0.91%) Reference Data
7 4 (0.73%) SCADA
7 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.55%) User Experience
9 2 (0.36%) Equities
9 2 (0.36%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.36%) Social Media
10 1 (0.18%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.18%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.47%) Windows
2 10 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.36%) Linux
3 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) Android
4 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (44.89%) Project Management
2 147 (26.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 130 (23.72%) PRINCE2
4 72 (13.14%) Migration
5 59 (10.77%) Change Management
6 47 (8.58%) Project Planning
7 40 (7.30%) ITIL
8 38 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (6.02%) Risk Management
10 27 (4.93%) Investment Management
10 27 (4.93%) Asset Management
10 27 (4.93%) Data Migration
11 23 (4.20%) People Management
12 20 (3.65%) Programme Management
13 18 (3.28%) PRINCE
13 18 (3.28%) Matrix Management
13 18 (3.28%) Supplier Management
14 17 (3.10%) Change Control
15 16 (2.92%) Business Analysis
16 15 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.37%) Java
2 11 (2.01%) SQL
3 7 (1.28%) C
4 5 (0.91%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (8.58%) Security Cleared
2 46 (8.39%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.57%) PMI Certification
4 35 (6.39%) PMP
5 30 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (1.82%) Degree
8 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.73%) APMP
9 2 (0.36%) CISSP
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ACCA
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.64%) QA
2 8 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.46%) EMIR
3 3 (0.55%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) FATCA
5 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.18%) UCITS
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.18%) SCCM
1 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (6.02%) Oracle
2 18 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.01%) IBM
4 10 (1.82%) HP
5 9 (1.64%) Informatica
6 6 (1.09%) Teradata
6 6 (1.09%) Chordiant
6 6 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 5 (0.91%) Cisco
8 4 (0.73%) Charles River
9 3 (0.55%) Cognos
9 3 (0.55%) Citrix
10 2 (0.36%) VMware
10 2 (0.36%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.36%) Planview
10 2 (0.36%) Sun
10 2 (0.36%) CODA
10 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
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