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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 274 280 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.50% 9.53% 9.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.26% 9.97% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 145 152
Median daily rate £420 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
2671 2809 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.65% 95.58% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1508 1468 1383
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 93 80
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +2 175 £459 +8.00% 6
Glasgow -19 34 £363 -11.58% 1
Renfrewshire -16 31 £230 -32.35%
West Lothian +1 8 £410 +26.07%
Aberdeen +3 4 £344 -10.01% 1
Stirling -2 3 £475 - 1
Scottish Borders - 3 £350 -
Inverclyde - 2 £425 - 1
Fife +2 1 £385 - 1
North Lanarkshire +1 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 256 (49.23%) Finance
2 234 (45.00%) Project Management
3 200 (38.46%) Banking
4 148 (28.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (21.35%) PRINCE2
6 65 (12.50%) Migration
7 64 (12.31%) Retail
8 62 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (10.77%) Retail Banking
10 48 (9.23%) Data Centre
11 47 (9.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 41 (7.88%) Security Cleared
13 36 (6.92%) Risk Management
14 33 (6.35%) Scrum
15 31 (5.96%) Change Management
16 26 (5.00%) Business Development
17 25 (4.81%) SC Cleared
18 24 (4.62%) Programme Management
19 23 (4.42%) MS Project
19 23 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (4.23%) Microsoft
20 22 (4.23%) Legal
20 22 (4.23%) Degree
20 22 (4.23%) Resource Management
21 21 (4.04%) PMI Certification
22 20 (3.85%) PMP
23 19 (3.65%) Project Planning
23 19 (3.65%) QA
24 18 (3.46%) Law
24 18 (3.46%) 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 15 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.96%) Drupal
3 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.58%) CMS
4 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.19%) Confluence
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.19%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (4.42%) MS Project
2 11 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.12%) MS Office
3 7 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Primavera
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) Office 365
1 2 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.12%) LAN
2 10 (1.92%) WAN
3 6 (1.15%) Wireless
4 5 (0.96%) MVNO
5 4 (0.77%) Extranet
6 3 (0.58%) Firewall
6 3 (0.58%) Network Security
6 3 (0.58%) VoIP
7 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.19%) DMZ
8 1 (0.19%) Intranet
8 1 (0.19%) SAN
8 1 (0.19%) Skype
8 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.96%) GIS
4 3 (0.58%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.38%) ObjectStore
5 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.12%) JIRA
General
1 256 (49.23%) Finance
2 200 (38.46%) Banking
3 64 (12.31%) Retail
4 56 (10.77%) Retail Banking
5 22 (4.23%) Legal
6 18 (3.46%) Law
7 14 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.96%) Marketing
9 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) German Language
11 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.38%) Billing
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.54%) Middleware
2 2 (0.38%) .NET
3 1 (0.19%) Mason
3 1 (0.19%) Spring
3 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (1.73%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.15%) Handset
6 5 (0.96%) Driving Licence
6 5 (0.96%) PMI
7 3 (0.58%) Clustering
7 3 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.58%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.58%) NHS
7 3 (0.58%) PKI
7 3 (0.58%) Smartcard
7 3 (0.58%) Social Media
7 3 (0.58%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.38%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.46%) Windows
2 13 (2.50%) Unix
3 4 (0.77%) Solaris
3 4 (0.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (0.38%) Linux
5 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (45.00%) Project Management
2 148 (28.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 111 (21.35%) PRINCE2
4 65 (12.50%) Migration
5 62 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (6.92%) Risk Management
7 33 (6.35%) Scrum
8 31 (5.96%) Change Management
9 26 (5.00%) Business Development
10 24 (4.62%) Programme Management
11 22 (4.23%) Resource Management
12 19 (3.65%) Project Planning
13 17 (3.27%) People Management
13 17 (3.27%) Project Governance
14 15 (2.88%) Data Migration
14 15 (2.88%) SDLC
15 14 (2.69%) ITIL
16 13 (2.50%) Supplier Management
17 12 (2.31%) Target Operating Model
17 12 (2.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.58%) C
1 3 (0.58%) Java
2 2 (0.38%) SQL
3 1 (0.19%) C#
3 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.19%) VB
3 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (9.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 41 (7.88%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.23%) Degree
5 21 (4.04%) PMI Certification
6 20 (3.85%) PMP
7 6 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.96%) APMP
9 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.58%) 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%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.65%) QA
2 8 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.19%) COREP
4 1 (0.19%) FINREP
4 1 (0.19%) MiFID
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.96%) RACF
3 3 (0.58%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (4.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.46%) Oracle
3 14 (2.69%) Sitecore
4 4 (0.77%) CA
4 4 (0.77%) Citrix
4 4 (0.77%) HP
4 4 (0.77%) IBM
4 4 (0.77%) NetApp
4 4 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (0.77%) Planview
4 4 (0.77%) SAP
4 4 (0.77%) ServiceNow
5 3 (0.58%) Cisco
5 3 (0.58%) Cognizant
6 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.38%) Remedy
7 1 (0.19%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.19%) Cognos
7 1 (0.19%) EMC
7 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
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