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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 184 367 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.38% 11.34% 10.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.89% 11.91% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 159 142
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £23.35 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.97% +30.30%
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
2069 3082 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.17% 95.24% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1589 1410
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 62 66
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 -4 114 £425 - 9
Glasgow -13 34 £350 -17.64% 7
Renfrewshire -32 11 £340 +21.42%
Inverclyde - 5 £400 -
Stirling +5 4 £501 -6.88%
Fife -3 3 £418 -
Aberdeen -5 3 £275 -38.88%
North Lanarkshire -3 1 £320 -26.85%
West Lothian -5 1 £323 -14.00%
North Ayrshire - 1 £425 -
Dundee - 1 £400 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Project Manager
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Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 218 (48.88%) Finance
2 196 (43.95%) Project Management
3 129 (28.92%) Banking
4 122 (27.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (23.09%) PRINCE2
6 76 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (12.33%) Migration
8 47 (10.54%) Scrum
9 43 (9.64%) Security Cleared
10 42 (9.42%) Retail
11 39 (8.74%) Change Management
11 39 (8.74%) Data Centre
12 38 (8.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 34 (7.62%) SC Cleared
13 34 (7.62%) Microsoft
14 30 (6.73%) MS Project
15 28 (6.28%) Business Development
16 27 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (5.83%) Retail Banking
18 25 (5.61%) Risk Management
19 23 (5.16%) Legal
20 20 (4.48%) MS Office
21 19 (4.26%) Degree
21 19 (4.26%) MS Excel
21 19 (4.26%) PMP
22 18 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 18 (4.04%) JIRA
23 17 (3.81%) Supplier Management
23 17 (3.81%) Resource Management
24 16 (3.59%) Oracle

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 16 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.57%) CMS
3 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.67%) Confluence
4 3 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.45%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.22%) JBoss
6 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (6.73%) MS Project
2 20 (4.48%) MS Office
3 19 (4.26%) MS Excel
4 14 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Sonata
2 3 (0.67%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.45%) Primavera
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.57%) Office 365
2 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.45%) Trello
3 1 (0.22%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.79%) Intranet
2 7 (1.57%) SAN
3 6 (1.35%) WAN
4 5 (1.12%) LAN
4 5 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.90%) Extranet
6 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.45%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) MVNO
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) SMS
8 1 (0.22%) Softphone
8 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.22%) VLAN
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.24%) Spatial Data
2 7 (1.57%) GIS
3 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.45%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.22%) ObjectStore
6 1 (0.22%) Power BI
6 1 (0.22%) QlikView
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.04%) JIRA
General
1 218 (48.88%) Finance
2 129 (28.92%) Banking
3 42 (9.42%) Retail
4 26 (5.83%) Retail Banking
5 23 (5.16%) Legal
6 14 (3.14%) Law
7 11 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.02%) Marketing
9 4 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
12 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.45%) .NET
1 2 (0.45%) Web Services
2 1 (0.22%) CSS
2 1 (0.22%) HTML
2 1 (0.22%) Middleware
2 1 (0.22%) SOAP
2 1 (0.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.74%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 4 (0.90%) Economics
4 4 (0.90%) EPoS
4 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
5 3 (0.67%) Handset
5 3 (0.67%) NHS
5 3 (0.67%) PMI
5 3 (0.67%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.45%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.45%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.22%) e-Health
7 1 (0.22%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.22%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.47%) Windows
2 4 (0.90%) Linux
2 4 (0.90%) Unix
3 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (0.45%) Solaris
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.22%) VMS
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (43.95%) Project Management
2 122 (27.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 103 (23.09%) PRINCE2
4 76 (17.04%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (12.33%) Migration
6 47 (10.54%) Scrum
7 39 (8.74%) Change Management
8 28 (6.28%) Business Development
9 25 (5.61%) Risk Management
10 18 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 17 (3.81%) Resource Management
11 17 (3.81%) Supplier Management
12 16 (3.59%) Data Migration
13 15 (3.36%) Business Analysis
14 13 (2.91%) Change Control
14 13 (2.91%) Programme Management
15 11 (2.47%) PRINCE
15 11 (2.47%) Project Governance
15 11 (2.47%) SDLC
15 11 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.02%) Java
2 8 (1.79%) SQL
3 5 (1.12%) C
3 5 (1.12%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.22%) C#
4 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.22%) VB
4 1 (0.22%) VB6
4 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 34 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.26%) Degree
4 19 (4.26%) PMP
5 14 (3.14%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.90%) APMP
8 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.45%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.22%) CISA
9 1 (0.22%) CRISC
9 1 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.36%) QA
2 13 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.67%) COBIT
3 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.45%) FINREP
4 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) COREP
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.90%) XenApp
3 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) IAG
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.35%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.59%) Oracle
3 14 (3.14%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.79%) IBM
5 5 (1.12%) Cisco
5 5 (1.12%) FNZ
5 5 (1.12%) HP
6 4 (0.90%) Citrix
6 4 (0.90%) NetApp
7 3 (0.67%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.67%) SAP
8 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.45%) Twitter
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe
9 1 (0.22%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.22%) Cognos
9 1 (0.22%) F5
9 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.22%) TSYS
9 1 (0.22%) VocaLink
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