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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 262 271 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.93% 8.90% 9.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.64% 9.33% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 129 150
Median daily rate £400 £403 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £37.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +4.86%
Project Manager
UK

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
2719 2904 2550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.70% 95.34% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1521 1502 1405
Median daily rate £370 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 87 74
Median hourly rate £14.93 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +1 154 £450 +5.88% 10
Glasgow -16 41 £388 -3.12% 3
Renfrewshire -17 30 £230 -35.66%
West Lothian +7 7 £400 +14.14%
Stirling +3 4 £475 +26.66%
Aberdeen 0 4 £344 -10.01%
Scottish Borders - 3 £350 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £350 -
Fife +5 1 £385 -
North Lanarkshire +3 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £400 - 1
Project Manager
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Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 255 (49.51%) Finance
2 225 (43.69%) Project Management
3 199 (38.64%) Banking
4 157 (30.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (21.55%) PRINCE2
6 67 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (13.01%) Migration
7 64 (12.43%) Retail
8 57 (11.07%) Data Centre
9 56 (10.87%) Retail Banking
10 43 (8.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 38 (7.38%) Risk Management
12 37 (7.18%) Scrum
12 37 (7.18%) Security Cleared
13 32 (6.21%) Change Management
14 26 (5.05%) Business Development
15 25 (4.85%) Resource Management
15 25 (4.85%) Microsoft
16 23 (4.47%) SC Cleared
17 22 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (4.27%) Degree
17 22 (4.27%) PMP
17 22 (4.27%) PMI Certification
18 21 (4.08%) MS Project
18 21 (4.08%) Programme Management
19 20 (3.88%) QA
19 20 (3.88%) Law
19 20 (3.88%) Legal
20 19 (3.69%) Windows
20 19 (3.69%) Data Migration

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 14 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.78%) CMS
2 4 (0.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.58%) Confluence
3 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (4.08%) MS Project
2 12 (2.33%) MS Office
3 8 (1.55%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (0.39%) Primavera
3 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Office 365
1 2 (0.39%) SaaS
1 2 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.75%) LAN
2 8 (1.55%) WAN
3 5 (0.97%) MVNO
3 5 (0.97%) SAN
4 4 (0.78%) Extranet
5 3 (0.58%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.58%) Wireless
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) Network Security
6 2 (0.39%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) DMZ
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.17%) Spatial Data
3 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.78%) GIS
5 2 (0.39%) ObjectStore
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.39%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.52%) JIRA
General
1 255 (49.51%) Finance
2 199 (38.64%) Banking
3 64 (12.43%) Retail
4 56 (10.87%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.88%) Law
5 20 (3.88%) Legal
6 12 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.36%) Marketing
8 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.58%) Billing
9 3 (0.58%) German Language
10 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.17%) Middleware
2 2 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.19%) Mason
3 1 (0.19%) SOAP
3 1 (0.19%) Spring
3 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.07%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (1.94%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.17%) Handset
4 6 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 4 (0.78%) PMI
7 3 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.58%) NHS
7 3 (0.58%) PKI
7 3 (0.58%) Smartcard
7 3 (0.58%) Social Media
7 3 (0.58%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.39%) Clustering
8 2 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.39%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.39%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.69%) Windows
2 13 (2.52%) Unix
3 4 (0.78%) Solaris
3 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.78%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (0.39%) Linux
5 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (43.69%) Project Management
2 157 (30.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 111 (21.55%) PRINCE2
4 67 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (13.01%) Migration
5 38 (7.38%) Risk Management
6 37 (7.18%) Scrum
7 32 (6.21%) Change Management
8 26 (5.05%) Business Development
9 25 (4.85%) Resource Management
10 21 (4.08%) Programme Management
11 19 (3.69%) Data Migration
12 18 (3.50%) Project Planning
12 18 (3.50%) SDLC
13 17 (3.30%) Supplier Management
14 15 (2.91%) Project Governance
15 14 (2.72%) Business Analysis
15 14 (2.72%) Matrix Organization
16 13 (2.52%) ITIL
16 13 (2.52%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (0.97%) Java
2 3 (0.58%) C
3 2 (0.39%) SQL
4 1 (0.19%) C#
4 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.19%) VB
4 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (8.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 37 (7.18%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.47%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.27%) Degree
4 22 (4.27%) PMI Certification
4 22 (4.27%) PMP
5 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.78%) APMP
7 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (0.39%) CISSP
8 2 (0.39%) ISEB
9 1 (0.19%) CISM
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.88%) QA
2 16 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.39%) COBIT
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.19%) COREP
4 1 (0.19%) FINREP
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) SEPA
4 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.97%) RACF
3 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.58%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.72%) Oracle
2 14 (2.72%) Sitecore
3 8 (1.55%) IBM
4 7 (1.36%) HP
5 5 (0.97%) Cisco
6 4 (0.78%) CA
6 4 (0.78%) NetApp
6 4 (0.78%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.58%) Citrix
7 3 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.58%) Planview
7 3 (0.58%) SAP
7 3 (0.58%) Twitter
8 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.39%) Remedy
9 1 (0.19%) Charles River
9 1 (0.19%) Lotus
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.19%) VMware
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