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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 229 284 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.23% 8.86% 9.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.82% 9.32% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 116 153
Median daily rate £400 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £289 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £108.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
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
2331 3048 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.99% 95.13% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1545 1369
Median daily rate £350 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 60
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 134 £430 +1.05% 19
Glasgow -12 40 £390 -3.70% 3
Renfrewshire -20 14 £297 +6.07%
Stirling +10 5 £501 +33.46% 1
West Lothian +7 5 £350 -6.66%
Aberdeen +1 5 £344 -23.61%
Fife +5 3 £418 - 1
Inverclyde - 3 £400 -
Scottish Borders - 3 £350 -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £350 -
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £320 +8.47%
Dundee - 1 £400 -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 261 (49.62%) Finance
2 230 (43.73%) Project Management
3 183 (34.79%) Banking
4 158 (30.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 117 (22.24%) PRINCE2
6 78 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (11.79%) Migration
8 60 (11.41%) Retail
9 55 (10.46%) Data Centre
10 51 (9.70%) Retail Banking
11 46 (8.75%) Scrum
12 43 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 41 (7.79%) Security Cleared
14 35 (6.65%) Risk Management
15 34 (6.46%) Change Management
16 32 (6.08%) Microsoft
17 28 (5.32%) SC Cleared
18 27 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (4.94%) Business Development
20 25 (4.75%) PMP
21 23 (4.37%) Degree
21 23 (4.37%) MS Project
22 22 (4.18%) Resource Management
22 22 (4.18%) Data Migration
23 21 (3.99%) Oracle
24 20 (3.80%) Law
25 19 (3.61%) Legal
25 19 (3.61%) PMI Certification
25 19 (3.61%) Programme Management
25 19 (3.61%) Project Planning

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 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.95%) CMS
3 4 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.57%) Confluence
4 3 (0.57%) SAS
4 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.19%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 23 (4.37%) MS Project
2 16 (3.04%) MS Office
3 12 (2.28%) MS Excel
4 10 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.57%) Sonata
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.38%) Primavera
4 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Office 365
1 2 (0.38%) Trello
2 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.71%) WAN
2 7 (1.33%) LAN
3 6 (1.14%) SAN
3 6 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.76%) Extranet
4 4 (0.76%) MVNO
5 3 (0.57%) Intranet
5 3 (0.57%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.38%) Network Security
6 2 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) DMZ
7 1 (0.19%) Firewall
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) Softphone
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.90%) Spatial Data
3 6 (1.14%) GIS
4 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.95%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.38%) ObjectStore
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.04%) JIRA
General
1 261 (49.62%) Finance
2 183 (34.79%) Banking
3 60 (11.41%) Retail
4 51 (9.70%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.80%) Law
6 19 (3.61%) Legal
7 12 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.33%) Marketing
9 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) Front Office
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.57%) Middleware
2 2 (0.38%) .NET
2 2 (0.38%) Web Services
3 1 (0.19%) SOAP
3 1 (0.19%) Spring
3 1 (0.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.46%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.09%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (0.95%) Driving Licence
5 5 (0.95%) Handset
6 4 (0.76%) PMI
7 3 (0.57%) PKI
7 3 (0.57%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.57%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.38%) Clustering
8 2 (0.38%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.38%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.38%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.19%) Economics
9 1 (0.19%) e-Health
9 1 (0.19%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.19%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.23%) Windows
2 14 (2.66%) Unix
3 5 (0.95%) Solaris
4 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (0.38%) Linux
5 2 (0.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (43.73%) Project Management
2 158 (30.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 117 (22.24%) PRINCE2
4 78 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (11.79%) Migration
6 46 (8.75%) Scrum
7 35 (6.65%) Risk Management
8 34 (6.46%) Change Management
9 26 (4.94%) Business Development
10 22 (4.18%) Data Migration
10 22 (4.18%) Resource Management
11 19 (3.61%) Programme Management
11 19 (3.61%) Project Planning
12 18 (3.42%) Supplier Management
13 15 (2.85%) SDLC
13 15 (2.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 14 (2.66%) Business Analysis
14 14 (2.66%) Project Governance
15 13 (2.47%) ITIL
16 12 (2.28%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.90%) Java
2 6 (1.14%) C
3 5 (0.95%) SQL
4 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.19%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) VB
5 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 41 (7.79%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.32%) SC Cleared
4 25 (4.75%) PMP
5 23 (4.37%) Degree
6 19 (3.61%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.14%) APMP
9 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.38%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) CISM
11 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.42%) QA
2 17 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.38%) COBIT
3 2 (0.38%) COREP
3 2 (0.38%) FINREP
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.95%) RACF
3 4 (0.76%) XenApp
4 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.19%) SCCM
2 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 32 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.99%) Oracle
3 14 (2.66%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.52%) IBM
5 5 (0.95%) Cisco
5 5 (0.95%) HP
6 4 (0.76%) Citrix
6 4 (0.76%) FNZ
6 4 (0.76%) NetApp
7 3 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.57%) Planview
7 3 (0.57%) SAP
7 3 (0.57%) Twitter
8 2 (0.38%) Avaya
8 2 (0.38%) CA
8 2 (0.38%) Charles River
8 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.19%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.19%) Lotus
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