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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 285 285 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.32% 11.33% 10.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.05% 12.11% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 148 143
Average daily rate
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£425 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.98 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.82% -34.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £8.65 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £44.89 £54.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.53 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+9.13% -7.19%
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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
2580 2353 2438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.44% 93.56% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1393 1127 1160
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 87 124
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -1 161 £450 +13.63% 11
Glasgow +7 81 £375 - 6
Renfrewshire -6 8 £400 -
Stirling -9 5 £410 -6.28% 1
Fife +5 3 £381 +12.96% 1
Aberdeen -14 1 - - 1
Midlothian - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Ayrshire - - - -
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 242 (43.60%) Project Management
2 204 (36.76%) Finance
3 157 (28.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 139 (25.05%) PRINCE2
5 129 (23.24%) Banking
6 64 (11.53%) Migration
7 63 (11.35%) Retail
8 54 (9.73%) Change Management
9 47 (8.47%) Retail Banking
10 46 (8.29%) Oracle
11 42 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (6.85%) MS Project
13 37 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 35 (6.31%) Security Cleared
15 27 (4.86%) Asset Management
15 27 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 26 (4.68%) SC Cleared
16 26 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 26 (4.68%) Project Planning
17 25 (4.50%) Microsoft
18 24 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
18 24 (4.32%) Risk Management
19 23 (4.14%) Front Office
20 21 (3.78%) Supplier Management
21 19 (3.42%) MS Excel
21 19 (3.42%) ITIL
22 18 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
22 18 (3.24%) Manufacturing
22 18 (3.24%) People Management
23 17 (3.06%) Analytical Skills

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 14 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.72%) Lync
2 4 (0.72%) SAS
2 4 (0.72%) TWiki
3 3 (0.54%) CMS
3 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (6.85%) MS Project
2 19 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.34%) MS Office
4 11 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.44%) Agresso
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.36%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.44%) ATM
2 4 (0.72%) LAN
2 4 (0.72%) WAN
3 2 (0.36%) Intranet
3 2 (0.36%) PBX
3 2 (0.36%) Broadband
3 2 (0.36%) Wireless
3 2 (0.36%) 4G
4 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.18%) Network Security
4 1 (0.18%) VoIP
4 1 (0.18%) MPLS
4 1 (0.18%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.36%) Data Mart
5 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (0.90%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
General
1 204 (36.76%) Finance
2 129 (23.24%) Banking
3 63 (11.35%) Retail
4 47 (8.47%) Retail Banking
5 23 (4.14%) Front Office
6 18 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.16%) Advertising
8 10 (1.80%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.62%) Back Office
10 7 (1.26%) Legal
11 6 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 3 (0.54%) Military
12 3 (0.54%) Local Government
12 3 (0.54%) Marketing
13 2 (0.36%) International Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.72%) .NET
2 3 (0.54%) HTML
3 2 (0.36%) Velocity
3 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.36%) JSP
4 1 (0.18%) Web Services
4 1 (0.18%) XHTML
4 1 (0.18%) Middleware
4 1 (0.18%) Spring
4 1 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.06%) Derivative
1 17 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.34%) Fixed Income
3 12 (2.16%) Economics
4 10 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.62%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.08%) Equities
6 6 (1.08%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.08%) PMI
6 6 (1.08%) NHS
7 5 (0.90%) SCADA
8 3 (0.54%) PACS
8 3 (0.54%) e-Health
8 3 (0.54%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.36%) Social Media
9 2 (0.36%) User Experience
9 2 (0.36%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.18%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.98%) Windows
2 6 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.36%) Android
3 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.18%) AIX
4 1 (0.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (43.60%) Project Management
2 157 (28.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 139 (25.05%) PRINCE2
4 64 (11.53%) Migration
5 54 (9.73%) Change Management
6 42 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (4.86%) Asset Management
8 26 (4.68%) Project Planning
8 26 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 24 (4.32%) Risk Management
10 21 (3.78%) Supplier Management
11 19 (3.42%) ITIL
12 18 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (3.24%) People Management
13 17 (3.06%) Investment Management
13 17 (3.06%) Business Analysis
14 16 (2.88%) Data Migration
15 14 (2.52%) Service Delivery
16 13 (2.34%) Resource Management
17 12 (2.16%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (0.90%) Java
1 5 (0.90%) SQL
2 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.18%) Perl
3 1 (0.18%) C
3 1 (0.18%) C#
3 1 (0.18%) VB
3 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 35 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 26 (4.68%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.70%) PMP
5 15 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 12 (2.16%) Degree
7 3 (0.54%) CISSP
7 3 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.36%) ACCA
9 1 (0.18%) CIMA
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.62%) QA
2 7 (1.26%) EMIR
3 4 (0.72%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.54%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.18%) vSphere
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (8.29%) Oracle
2 25 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.98%) Business Objects
4 10 (1.80%) VMware
5 8 (1.44%) Charles River
6 7 (1.26%) Citrix
7 6 (1.08%) Cisco
7 6 (1.08%) HP
8 5 (0.90%) IBM
8 5 (0.90%) Chordiant
8 5 (0.90%) Teradata
9 4 (0.72%) Genesys
9 4 (0.72%) Informatica
10 3 (0.54%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.54%) JBoss
10 3 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.36%) Sybase
11 2 (0.36%) Gemalto
11 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.36%) Bloomberg
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