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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 320 260 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.56% 9.98% 7.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.34% 10.87% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 159 107
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£413 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.66% -
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
2821 2392 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.10% 91.86% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1298 1099
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 69 51
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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 +2 176 £425 - 12
Glasgow +14 92 £410 +14.28% 11
West Lothian +7 18 £325 -21.49% 3
Renfrewshire +4 12 £340 +3.03%
Stirling +1 11 £475 +18.75% 1
Fife -3 8 - -
North Lanarkshire - 8 - - 1
Aberdeen -6 3 £414 -2.58%
West Dunbartonshire -1 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £393 -
Orkney Islands - 1 - -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £275 -
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 287 (46.29%) Project Management
2 270 (43.55%) Finance
3 188 (30.32%) Banking
4 160 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 135 (21.77%) PRINCE2
6 75 (12.10%) Migration
7 60 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (9.52%) Change Management
9 54 (8.71%) Project Planning
10 49 (7.90%) Security Cleared
11 48 (7.74%) Retail
12 44 (7.10%) SC Cleared
13 42 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
14 41 (6.61%) PMI Certification
14 41 (6.61%) Oracle
15 39 (6.29%) ITIL
16 38 (6.13%) PMP
17 35 (5.65%) Risk Management
18 34 (5.48%) Microsoft
19 33 (5.32%) Windows
19 33 (5.32%) MS Project
20 31 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 29 (4.68%) Retail Banking
22 28 (4.52%) Business Analysis
23 27 (4.35%) Asset Management
23 27 (4.35%) PRINCE
24 26 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 25 (4.03%) Investment Management
26 21 (3.39%) MS Excel
26 21 (3.39%) Data Migration

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 9 (1.45%) Documentum
1 9 (1.45%) Captiva
2 8 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.13%) Lync
4 4 (0.65%) CMS
5 3 (0.48%) SAS
6 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.16%) CICS
7 1 (0.16%) FileNet
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (5.32%) MS Project
2 21 (3.39%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.23%) MS Office
4 16 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.32%) Primavera
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.32%) SaaS
1 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.61%) LAN
1 10 (1.61%) WAN
2 8 (1.29%) Network Security
3 7 (1.13%) Firewall
4 5 (0.81%) SAN
5 3 (0.48%) Intranet
6 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.32%) VoIP
7 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.16%) 4G
7 1 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.16%) 3G
7 1 (0.16%) MPLS
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.81%) DataStage
3 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.16%) DB2
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.16%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 270 (43.55%) Finance
2 188 (30.32%) Banking
3 48 (7.74%) Retail
4 29 (4.68%) Retail Banking
5 16 (2.58%) Law
5 16 (2.58%) Legal
6 12 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.13%) Front Office
8 5 (0.81%) Back Office
9 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.65%) Private Banking
9 4 (0.65%) Marketing
10 2 (0.32%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Advertising
10 2 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.29%) .NET
2 3 (0.48%) Spring
2 3 (0.48%) HTML
3 2 (0.32%) HTML5
4 1 (0.16%) Mason
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.16%) CSS
4 1 (0.16%) JSP
4 1 (0.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.16%) XML
4 1 (0.16%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.26%) Economics
3 12 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.77%) NHS
5 9 (1.45%) Reference Data
6 7 (1.13%) Derivative
7 6 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 6 (0.97%) Credit Risk
7 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.81%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.65%) PMI
10 3 (0.48%) User Experience
11 2 (0.32%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.32%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.16%) IVR
12 1 (0.16%) Statistics
12 1 (0.16%) GIS
12 1 (0.16%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.32%) Windows
2 10 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 8 (1.29%) Linux
4 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.65%) UNIX
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.32%) Android
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (46.29%) Project Management
2 160 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 135 (21.77%) PRINCE2
4 75 (12.10%) Migration
5 60 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (9.52%) Change Management
7 54 (8.71%) Project Planning
8 39 (6.29%) ITIL
9 35 (5.65%) Risk Management
10 28 (4.52%) Business Analysis
11 27 (4.35%) Asset Management
11 27 (4.35%) PRINCE
12 25 (4.03%) Investment Management
13 21 (3.39%) Data Migration
13 21 (3.39%) People Management
14 19 (3.06%) Matrix Management
14 19 (3.06%) Supplier Management
15 18 (2.90%) Change Control
16 16 (2.58%) Time Management
16 16 (2.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.42%) Java
2 12 (1.94%) SQL
3 8 (1.29%) C
4 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 49 (7.90%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 41 (6.61%) PMI Certification
4 38 (6.13%) PMP
5 31 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 26 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (2.74%) Degree
8 7 (1.13%) ISEB
9 4 (0.65%) APMP
10 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (0.97%) QA
3 2 (0.32%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.32%) COBIT
3 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.32%) FATCA
3 2 (0.32%) EMIR
4 1 (0.16%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.16%) UCITS
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.65%) Xen
3 3 (0.48%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (6.61%) Oracle
2 34 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.77%) EMC
4 10 (1.61%) Cisco
5 8 (1.29%) Citrix
6 7 (1.13%) Vignette
7 5 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (0.81%) SAP
7 5 (0.81%) IBM
7 5 (0.81%) HP
8 4 (0.65%) Avaya
8 4 (0.65%) VMware
8 4 (0.65%) Teradata
9 3 (0.48%) Planview
9 3 (0.48%) Informatica
10 2 (0.32%) CODA
10 2 (0.32%) Charles River
10 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.32%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.32%) Juniper
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