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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 28 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 95 226 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.75% 8.75% 9.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.01% 9.36% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 103 122
Median daily rate £375 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-32.89% +1.33%

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
1581 2415 2460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.64% 93.46% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1300 1313
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 36 49
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.40 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -13 54 £400 -6.86% 7
Glasgow -6 31 £375 - 6
Fife 0 3 £375 -42.30% 3
Renfrewshire +20 2 £350 +25.00%
Stirling +4 1 £455 +1.11%
West Lothian -7 1 £338 -10.00%
Aberdeen - 1 £313 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 139 (56.73%) Project Management
2 92 (37.55%) Finance
3 72 (29.39%) PRINCE2
4 70 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (27.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (22.04%) Banking
7 30 (12.24%) Migration
7 30 (12.24%) Change Management
7 30 (12.24%) Microsoft
8 26 (10.61%) Scrum
8 26 (10.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 25 (10.20%) Business Analysis
10 23 (9.39%) MS Project
10 23 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (8.98%) Retail
12 18 (7.35%) MS Excel
13 13 (5.31%) SQL
13 13 (5.31%) Degree
13 13 (5.31%) Security Cleared
14 12 (4.90%) Wealth Management
14 12 (4.90%) Risk Management
15 11 (4.49%) Oracle
15 11 (4.49%) Java
15 11 (4.49%) SC Cleared
15 11 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (4.49%) Project Planning
16 10 (4.08%) Office 365
16 10 (4.08%) JIRA
16 10 (4.08%) Matrix Management
17 9 (3.67%) MS Office

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 6 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.63%) CMS
3 2 (0.82%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) Blackboard Learn
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) Moodle
4 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (9.39%) MS Project
2 18 (7.35%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.67%) MS Office
3 9 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Sonata
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.22%) PaaS
3 2 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.82%) Trello
4 1 (0.41%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) Intranet
2 6 (2.45%) LAN
3 4 (1.63%) Firewall
4 3 (1.22%) WAN
5 2 (0.82%) SAN
5 2 (0.82%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.41%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) VLAN
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.45%) Spatial Data
2 4 (1.63%) GIS
3 1 (0.41%) Big Data
3 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.41%) Power BI
3 1 (0.41%) QlikView
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (4.08%) JIRA
General
1 92 (37.55%) Finance
2 54 (22.04%) Banking
3 22 (8.98%) Retail
4 8 (3.27%) Retail Banking
4 8 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.04%) Law
6 4 (1.63%) Legal
7 3 (1.22%) Marketing
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.82%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.63%) HTML
2 3 (1.22%) CSS
3 2 (0.82%) Web Services
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) RESTful
4 1 (0.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.45%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.63%) EPoS
4 4 (1.63%) NHS
5 3 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.22%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.22%) Economics
5 3 (1.22%) Fintech
6 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.82%) User Experience
7 1 (0.41%) CCTV
7 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.41%) Handset
7 1 (0.41%) IPTV
7 1 (0.41%) PMI
7 1 (0.41%) Tandem
7 1 (0.41%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.45%) Windows
2 3 (1.22%) Linux
3 2 (0.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Solaris
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (56.73%) Project Management
2 72 (29.39%) PRINCE2
3 70 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (27.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (12.24%) Change Management
5 30 (12.24%) Migration
6 26 (10.61%) Scrum
7 25 (10.20%) Business Analysis
8 12 (4.90%) Risk Management
8 12 (4.90%) Wealth Management
9 11 (4.49%) Project Planning
9 11 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (4.08%) Matrix Management
11 9 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (3.67%) Kanban
11 9 (3.67%) SDLC
12 8 (3.27%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (3.27%) Programme Management
12 8 (3.27%) Project Governance
13 7 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.31%) SQL
2 11 (4.49%) Java
3 8 (3.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.22%) C
4 3 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.41%) PHP
5 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (10.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (5.31%) Degree
2 13 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.67%) APMP
4 9 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.45%) PMP
6 5 (2.04%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.41%) CISA
8 1 (0.41%) CRISC
8 1 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.04%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) FATCA
3 3 (1.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) FINREP
4 2 (0.82%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) XenApp
3 1 (0.41%) IAG
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.45%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 30 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.49%) Oracle
3 8 (3.27%) FNZ
4 6 (2.45%) SAP
5 4 (1.63%) Cisco
6 3 (1.22%) Citrix
7 2 (0.82%) Adobe
7 2 (0.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.82%) F5
8 1 (0.41%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.41%) CA
8 1 (0.41%) Mitel
8 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.41%) Symantec
8 1 (0.41%) VMware
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