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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 8 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 323 306 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.72% 12.55% 8.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.40% 13.53% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 165 100
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £409 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +9.48%
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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
2604 2262 1968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.52% 92.74% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1459 1119 1016
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 58 48
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -2 191 £438 +8.02% 17
Glasgow +3 84 £400 +1.26% 9
West Lothian +7 12 £350 -12.55% 2
Fife 0 6 - - 1
Stirling -13 5 £400 -15.78% 1
Aberdeen +5 4 £335 -36.94% 1
Dundee - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 262 (46.21%) Project Management
2 232 (40.92%) Finance
3 179 (31.57%) Banking
4 160 (28.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 137 (24.16%) PRINCE2
6 86 (15.17%) Migration
7 54 (9.52%) Change Management
8 48 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (8.29%) Project Planning
10 46 (8.11%) Retail
11 40 (7.05%) Security Cleared
12 39 (6.88%) SC Cleared
12 39 (6.88%) ITIL
13 36 (6.35%) PMI Certification
14 35 (6.17%) Risk Management
14 35 (6.17%) Retail Banking
15 34 (6.00%) PMP
15 34 (6.00%) Oracle
15 34 (6.00%) Data Migration
16 31 (5.47%) MS Project
16 31 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 30 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (4.41%) Windows
19 25 (4.41%) Microsoft
19 25 (4.41%) Investment Management
19 25 (4.41%) People Management
20 24 (4.23%) Asset Management
21 23 (4.06%) Business Analysis
22 22 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (1.23%) SharePoint
1 7 (1.23%) Lync
2 5 (0.88%) SAS
3 4 (0.71%) CMS
4 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 31 (5.47%) MS Project
2 22 (3.88%) MS Office
3 16 (2.82%) MS Excel
4 14 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.18%) Maximo
2 1 (0.18%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.35%) SaaS
1 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.35%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.88%) Intranet
2 4 (0.71%) Network Security
3 3 (0.53%) LAN
3 3 (0.53%) VoIP
3 3 (0.53%) WAN
4 2 (0.35%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) MPLS
5 1 (0.18%) 3G
5 1 (0.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) Broadband
5 1 (0.18%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.18%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.18%) DataStage
4 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.18%) BODI
4 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.18%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (0.88%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
General
1 232 (40.92%) Finance
2 179 (31.57%) Banking
3 46 (8.11%) Retail
4 35 (6.17%) Retail Banking
5 14 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.29%) Front Office
7 10 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.76%) Law
8 9 (1.59%) Legal
9 8 (1.41%) Back Office
10 7 (1.23%) Marketing
11 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.06%) Advertising
12 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.71%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.53%) Electronics
14 3 (0.53%) Military
15 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.35%) Publishing
16 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.53%) .NET
1 3 (0.53%) Spring
2 2 (0.35%) Middleware
3 1 (0.18%) XHTML
3 1 (0.18%) CSS
3 1 (0.18%) HTML
3 1 (0.18%) Mason
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 30 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.47%) NHS
2 14 (2.47%) Economics
3 11 (1.94%) Derivative
4 9 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.23%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.06%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.06%) PMI
7 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.71%) User Experience
7 4 (0.71%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.35%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.18%) W3C
9 1 (0.18%) LIMS
9 1 (0.18%) SCADA
9 1 (0.18%) Statistics
9 1 (0.18%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.18%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.41%) Windows
2 14 (2.47%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.35%) UNIX
3 2 (0.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (46.21%) Project Management
2 160 (28.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 137 (24.16%) PRINCE2
4 86 (15.17%) Migration
5 54 (9.52%) Change Management
6 48 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (8.29%) Project Planning
8 39 (6.88%) ITIL
9 35 (6.17%) Risk Management
10 34 (6.00%) Data Migration
11 25 (4.41%) Investment Management
11 25 (4.41%) People Management
12 24 (4.23%) Asset Management
13 23 (4.06%) Business Analysis
14 21 (3.70%) Resource Management
15 20 (3.53%) Matrix Management
15 20 (3.53%) PRINCE
16 19 (3.35%) Programme Management
17 18 (3.17%) Change Control
18 17 (3.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.12%) SQL
1 12 (2.12%) Java
2 7 (1.23%) C
3 5 (0.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (7.05%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.35%) PMI Certification
4 34 (6.00%) PMP
5 31 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 22 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (2.29%) Degree
8 8 (1.41%) VCP4
9 4 (0.71%) APMP
9 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.53%) ISEB
11 2 (0.35%) CISSP
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.06%) EMIR
2 6 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.35%) FATCA
3 2 (0.35%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.35%) COBIT
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
3 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) MiFID
4 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.18%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.18%) SCCM
1 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (6.00%) Oracle
2 25 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.59%) Cisco
3 9 (1.59%) IBM
4 7 (1.23%) Informatica
4 7 (1.23%) HP
5 6 (1.06%) Teradata
6 5 (0.88%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.71%) Chordiant
7 4 (0.71%) Avaya
7 4 (0.71%) Charles River
8 3 (0.53%) Citrix
8 3 (0.53%) Cognos
8 3 (0.53%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.35%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.35%) VMware
9 2 (0.35%) Planview
9 2 (0.35%) Sun
9 2 (0.35%) EMC
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