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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 309 329 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.06% 13.39% 10.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.00% 14.27% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 161 143
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £523 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £108.13 £17.16 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+530.09% -52.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.63 £7.43 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.63 £41.43 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
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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
2576 2305 2438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.23% 93.81% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1316 1121 1111
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £180 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 82 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 August 2014. 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 -3 160 £425 +6.25% 19
Glasgow +6 100 £392 -2.06% 7
Highlands - 12 £400 - 1
Renfrewshire -9 10 £426 -
Stirling -6 6 £360 -24.21% 5
Aberdeen -19 3 £425 +13.33% 1
West Lothian -3 1 £420 +4.93% 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 254 (46.35%) Project Management
2 194 (35.40%) Finance
3 148 (27.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 147 (26.82%) PRINCE2
5 111 (20.26%) Banking
6 60 (10.95%) Change Management
7 59 (10.77%) Migration
8 57 (10.40%) Retail
9 48 (8.76%) Oracle
10 47 (8.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 40 (7.30%) Retail Banking
12 39 (7.12%) MS Project
13 31 (5.66%) Security Cleared
14 28 (5.11%) Project Planning
15 27 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (4.74%) Microsoft
16 26 (4.74%) Risk Management
17 25 (4.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 24 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 23 (4.20%) MS Excel
19 23 (4.20%) Supplier Management
20 21 (3.83%) Asset Management
20 21 (3.83%) SC Cleared
21 19 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
21 19 (3.47%) PMI Certification
22 18 (3.28%) ITIL
22 18 (3.28%) Scrum
22 18 (3.28%) Business Analysis
23 17 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
23 17 (3.10%) Service Delivery

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 15 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.91%) Documentum
3 4 (0.73%) Lync
3 4 (0.73%) TWiki
4 2 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.36%) SAS
4 2 (0.36%) CMS
4 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (7.12%) MS Project
2 23 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.82%) MS Office
5 7 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.64%) Agresso
3 6 (1.09%) Maximo
4 3 (0.55%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.18%) AWD
6 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.64%) WAN
2 8 (1.46%) ATM
3 6 (1.09%) MPLS
4 3 (0.55%) Intranet
4 3 (0.55%) LAN
5 2 (0.36%) PBX
5 2 (0.36%) 4G
6 1 (0.18%) HSRP
6 1 (0.18%) Internet
6 1 (0.18%) BGP
6 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) Broadband
6 1 (0.18%) PPP
6 1 (0.18%) IPv4
6 1 (0.18%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.91%) EDMS
4 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.36%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (0.73%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 194 (35.40%) Finance
2 111 (20.26%) Banking
3 57 (10.40%) Retail
4 40 (7.30%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.10%) Front Office
6 15 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.64%) Advertising
8 9 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.28%) Legal
10 5 (0.91%) Back Office
11 4 (0.73%) Marketing
12 3 (0.55%) Local Government
12 3 (0.55%) Billing
13 2 (0.36%) International Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.91%) Velocity
2 4 (0.73%) .NET
3 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.36%) JSP
3 2 (0.36%) Web Services
3 2 (0.36%) CGI
3 2 (0.36%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.55%) Fixed Income
2 13 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.01%) Economics
4 9 (1.64%) Derivative
4 9 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.28%) PMI
6 6 (1.09%) NHS
6 6 (1.09%) Equities
7 5 (0.91%) GIS
7 5 (0.91%) SCADA
8 4 (0.73%) PACS
8 4 (0.73%) e-Health
9 3 (0.55%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.36%) IVR
11 1 (0.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.18%) EPoS
11 1 (0.18%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.18%) Social Media
11 1 (0.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.37%) Windows
2 7 (1.28%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.36%) Android
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) AIX
4 1 (0.18%) Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (46.35%) Project Management
2 148 (27.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 147 (26.82%) PRINCE2
4 60 (10.95%) Change Management
5 59 (10.77%) Migration
6 28 (5.11%) Project Planning
7 27 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.74%) Risk Management
9 25 (4.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 23 (4.20%) Supplier Management
11 21 (3.83%) Asset Management
12 19 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (3.28%) ITIL
13 18 (3.28%) Scrum
13 18 (3.28%) Business Analysis
14 17 (3.10%) Service Delivery
15 14 (2.55%) Business Transformation
15 14 (2.55%) Change Control
16 13 (2.37%) PRINCE
17 12 (2.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.64%) Java
2 6 (1.09%) SQL
3 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.18%) Perl
4 1 (0.18%) C
4 1 (0.18%) C#
4 1 (0.18%) VB
4 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (8.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 31 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 21 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.47%) PMI Certification
6 16 (2.92%) PMP
7 15 (2.74%) Degree
8 3 (0.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) ACCA
10 1 (0.18%) CIMA
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) CISSP
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.64%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) EMIR
4 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (8.76%) Oracle
2 26 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.19%) Citrix
4 10 (1.82%) Charles River
4 10 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 9 (1.64%) VMware
6 6 (1.09%) JBoss
7 5 (0.91%) HP
8 4 (0.73%) Genesys
8 4 (0.73%) Cognos
8 4 (0.73%) Cisco
9 3 (0.55%) Teradata
9 3 (0.55%) Dell
10 2 (0.36%) Calypso
10 2 (0.36%) Informatica
10 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.36%) Sybase
10 2 (0.36%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.36%) Gemalto
11 1 (0.18%) BI-SAM
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