The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 44 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 93 284 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.59% 9.96% 8.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 10.65% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 107 131
Median daily rate £370 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.05 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-12.28% -9.63%
Project Manager
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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
1926 2667 2686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.11% 93.55% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1376 1444
Median daily rate £365 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 46 52
Median hourly rate £14.85 £20.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +25.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -22 49 £400 -8.57% 9
Glasgow -12 27 £356 -5.00% 5
Fife +1 5 £313 -
Renfrewshire -10 5 £353 +25.89%
Aberdeen -8 2 £294 - 1
Stirling -4 1 £455 -4.21%
West Lothian -7 1 £338 -10.00%
Dundee - 1 £313 -
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Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 148 (49.66%) Project Management
2 123 (41.28%) Finance
3 89 (29.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (27.18%) PRINCE2
5 74 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (23.49%) Banking
7 39 (13.09%) Migration
8 34 (11.41%) Change Management
9 33 (11.07%) Microsoft
10 31 (10.40%) Scrum
11 29 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 25 (8.39%) Retail
13 22 (7.38%) Business Analysis
14 21 (7.05%) MS Project
15 20 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (6.38%) MS Excel
17 18 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 17 (5.70%) Data Centre
19 16 (5.37%) Security Cleared
20 15 (5.03%) SC Cleared
21 14 (4.70%) Risk Management
22 13 (4.36%) Matrix Management
23 12 (4.03%) Supplier Management
23 12 (4.03%) Oracle
23 12 (4.03%) Disclosure Scotland
24 11 (3.69%) Change Control
24 11 (3.69%) MS Office
24 11 (3.69%) Degree
24 11 (3.69%) Data Migration
25 10 (3.36%) Wealth Management

Project Manager Skill Set
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 8 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.68%) CMS
3 4 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.67%) Confluence
4 2 (0.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.34%) JBoss
5 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (7.05%) MS Project
2 19 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.69%) MS Office
4 10 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Sonata
2 3 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.02%) Office 365
2 4 (1.34%) Trello
3 2 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.34%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) Intranet
1 8 (2.68%) LAN
2 6 (2.01%) SAN
2 6 (2.01%) WAN
3 5 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.01%) Firewall
4 3 (1.01%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.67%) Network Security
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.34%) Internet
6 1 (0.34%) Softphone
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) VLAN
6 1 (0.34%) VoIP
6 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.35%) Spatial Data
2 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.68%) GIS
3 4 (1.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) Power BI
4 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (3.02%) JIRA
General
1 123 (41.28%) Finance
2 70 (23.49%) Banking
3 25 (8.39%) Retail
4 10 (3.36%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.02%) Marketing
5 9 (3.02%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.35%) Law
7 4 (1.34%) Legal
8 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.67%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Front Office
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.34%) HTML
2 3 (1.01%) CSS
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.34%) RESTful
4 1 (0.34%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.70%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.01%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.34%) Economics
4 4 (1.34%) EPoS
4 4 (1.34%) NHS
5 3 (1.01%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.67%) User Experience
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.34%) CMDB
7 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.34%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.34%) New Media
7 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.01%) Windows
2 3 (1.01%) Linux
3 2 (0.67%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
4 1 (0.34%) VMS
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (49.66%) Project Management
2 89 (29.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (27.18%) PRINCE2
4 74 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (13.09%) Migration
6 34 (11.41%) Change Management
7 31 (10.40%) Scrum
8 22 (7.38%) Business Analysis
9 18 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 14 (4.70%) Risk Management
11 13 (4.36%) Matrix Management
12 12 (4.03%) Supplier Management
13 11 (3.69%) Change Control
13 11 (3.69%) Data Migration
14 10 (3.36%) Project Planning
14 10 (3.36%) Wealth Management
15 9 (3.02%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (3.02%) Project Governance
15 9 (3.02%) Resource Management
16 8 (2.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.68%) SQL
2 7 (2.35%) Java
3 5 (1.68%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.34%) C
5 3 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.34%) PHP
6 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.69%) Degree
5 7 (2.35%) PMP
5 7 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.01%) APMP
7 5 (1.68%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.34%) CISA
9 1 (0.34%) CRISC
9 1 (0.34%) HND
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.68%) QA
3 3 (1.01%) COBIT
3 3 (1.01%) FATCA
3 3 (1.01%) FINREP
3 3 (1.01%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.34%) COREP
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.67%) XenApp
4 1 (0.34%) IAG
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.01%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 33 (11.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.03%) Oracle
3 5 (1.68%) Cisco
3 5 (1.68%) FNZ
4 4 (1.34%) IBM
4 4 (1.34%) SAP
5 3 (1.01%) Citrix
6 2 (0.67%) Adobe
6 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.67%) F5
6 2 (0.67%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) Avaya
7 1 (0.34%) CA
7 1 (0.34%) Cadence
7 1 (0.34%) Charles River
7 1 (0.34%) Lotus
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.34%) Symantec
7 1 (0.34%) Twitter
7 1 (0.34%) VMware
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