The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 297 320 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.84% 13.09% 10.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.73% 13.96% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 164 146
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 £315 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £509 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £402
% change year-on-year
- -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £108.13 £11.08 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+875.85% -68.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.63 £6.22 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.63 £15.94 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -18.57%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2532 2292 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.38% 93.74% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1117 1130
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 £240 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 77 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
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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 1 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 1 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 1 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% 22
Glasgow +3 87 £400 +6.66% 8
Highlands - 12 £400 -
Stirling +1 6 £360 -17.71% 3
Renfrewshire -13 6 £423 -
Aberdeen -13 6 £413 +10.00%
Dundee - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 275 (48.25%) Project Management
2 212 (37.19%) Finance
3 158 (27.72%) PRINCE2
4 153 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (19.30%) Banking
6 62 (10.88%) Migration
7 54 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 52 (9.12%) Change Management
9 51 (8.95%) Oracle
10 47 (8.25%) Retail
11 44 (7.72%) MS Project
12 35 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (5.79%) Retail Banking
14 31 (5.44%) Security Cleared
15 26 (4.56%) Risk Management
15 26 (4.56%) MS Excel
16 25 (4.39%) Microsoft
16 25 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 24 (4.21%) Project Planning
17 24 (4.21%) Asset Management
18 23 (4.04%) Supplier Management
18 23 (4.04%) PMI Certification
19 22 (3.86%) Scrum
19 22 (3.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 21 (3.68%) PMP
21 20 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
21 20 (3.51%) SC Cleared
22 18 (3.16%) Front Office
23 17 (2.98%) Service Delivery
23 17 (2.98%) Business Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.88%) Documentum
3 3 (0.53%) Lync
4 2 (0.35%) CMS
4 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.18%) TWiki
5 1 (0.18%) WordPress
5 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) SAS
5 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
Applications
1 44 (7.72%) MS Project
2 26 (4.56%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.58%) MS Office
5 7 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.23%) Agresso
3 6 (1.05%) Maximo
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.70%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.53%) Cognos Controller
5 3 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.18%) AWD
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.58%) WAN
2 8 (1.40%) ATM
3 6 (1.05%) MPLS
4 3 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.53%) LAN
4 3 (0.53%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) PBX
5 2 (0.35%) 4G
6 1 (0.18%) HSRP
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) IPv4
6 1 (0.18%) IPv6
6 1 (0.18%) Broadband
6 1 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.18%) BGP
6 1 (0.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.88%) EDMS
4 4 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.35%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.18%) JIRA
General
1 212 (37.19%) Finance
2 110 (19.30%) Banking
3 47 (8.25%) Retail
4 33 (5.79%) Retail Banking
5 18 (3.16%) Front Office
6 12 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.11%) Advertising
7 11 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.58%) Legal
10 7 (1.23%) Publishing
11 5 (0.88%) Back Office
12 4 (0.70%) Marketing
13 3 (0.53%) Billing
13 3 (0.53%) Local Government
14 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) International Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.05%) Velocity
2 3 (0.53%) .NET
3 2 (0.35%) CGI
4 1 (0.18%) Spring
4 1 (0.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.18%) JSP
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.46%) Fixed Income
2 10 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.58%) Derivative
4 8 (1.40%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.23%) Economics
5 7 (1.23%) PMI
5 7 (1.23%) NHS
6 6 (1.05%) GIS
7 5 (0.88%) Equities
8 4 (0.70%) e-Health
8 4 (0.70%) PACS
9 3 (0.53%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.53%) IVR
9 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.35%) SCADA
10 2 (0.35%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.18%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.18%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.18%) iPad
11 1 (0.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.28%) Windows
2 5 (0.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.35%) Linux
3 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.35%) Android
3 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (48.25%) Project Management
2 158 (27.72%) PRINCE2
3 153 (26.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (10.88%) Migration
5 52 (9.12%) Change Management
6 35 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (4.56%) Risk Management
8 24 (4.21%) Project Planning
8 24 (4.21%) Asset Management
9 23 (4.04%) Supplier Management
10 22 (3.86%) Scrum
10 22 (3.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (2.98%) Service Delivery
12 17 (2.98%) Business Analysis
13 16 (2.81%) Business Transformation
14 15 (2.63%) Change Control
14 15 (2.63%) ITIL
15 13 (2.28%) CRM
15 13 (2.28%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.46%) Java
2 6 (1.05%) SQL
3 4 (0.70%) C
4 1 (0.18%) VB6
4 1 (0.18%) VB
4 1 (0.18%) C#
4 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (9.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 31 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 23 (4.04%) PMI Certification
5 21 (3.68%) PMP
6 20 (3.51%) SC Cleared
7 16 (2.81%) Degree
8 3 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) APMP
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
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%) CIMA
10 1 (0.18%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.88%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) EMIR
3 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (8.95%) Oracle
2 25 (4.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.28%) VMware
4 12 (2.11%) Charles River
5 10 (1.75%) Citrix
6 9 (1.58%) Business Objects
7 8 (1.40%) JBoss
8 4 (0.70%) Cisco
8 4 (0.70%) Genesys
8 4 (0.70%) Cognos
9 3 (0.53%) Dell
10 2 (0.35%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.35%) Calypso
10 2 (0.35%) HP
10 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.35%) Sybase
10 2 (0.35%) Teradata
10 2 (0.35%) Gemalto
11 1 (0.18%) BI-SAM
11 1 (0.18%) Facebook
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