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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 18 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 138 251 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.01% 9.73% 11.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.42% 10.36% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 127 171
Median daily rate £413 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%

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
1639 2422 2629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 93.91% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1291 1467
Median daily rate £370 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 29 59
Median hourly rate £17.32 £32.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.70% +106.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.84 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -4 76 £420 -2.21% 5
Glasgow +3 46 £406 +12.84% 4
West Lothian -4 6 £350 -12.50% 1
Renfrewshire +16 2 £350 +25.00%
Perth and Kinross -2 1 - -
Fife -5 1 £250 -48.71% 1
Moray - 1 £275 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 131 (57.21%) Project Management
2 81 (35.37%) Finance
3 69 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (29.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (26.64%) PRINCE2
6 41 (17.90%) Banking
7 33 (14.41%) Migration
8 30 (13.10%) Microsoft
9 28 (12.23%) Business Analysis
10 24 (10.48%) MS Project
11 22 (9.61%) Change Management
12 19 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (6.99%) SDLC
14 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (6.55%) Retail
14 15 (6.55%) Data Migration
15 13 (5.68%) Supplier Management
15 13 (5.68%) MS Excel
16 12 (5.24%) Risk Management
16 12 (5.24%) Kanban
16 12 (5.24%) Matrix Management
17 11 (4.80%) Security Cleared
17 11 (4.80%) APMP
17 11 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 11 (4.80%) Retail Banking
17 11 (4.80%) Wealth Management
17 11 (4.80%) Scrum
18 10 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (4.37%) SQL
18 10 (4.37%) 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 1 (0.44%) Apache
1 1 (0.44%) Blackboard Learn
1 1 (0.44%) CMS
1 1 (0.44%) JBoss
1 1 (0.44%) Moodle
1 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (10.48%) MS Project
2 13 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.06%) MS Office
3 7 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Sonata
2 3 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.18%) Office 365
2 3 (1.31%) PaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) LAN
2 3 (1.31%) Firewall
3 2 (0.87%) SAN
3 2 (0.87%) VoIP
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.87%) QlikView
3 1 (0.44%) Big Data
3 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.44%) GIS
3 1 (0.44%) Power BI
3 1 (0.44%) Spatial Data
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
2 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 81 (35.37%) Finance
2 41 (17.90%) Banking
3 15 (6.55%) Retail
4 11 (4.80%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.75%) Law
5 4 (1.75%) Marketing
5 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.31%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.31%) HTML
1 3 (1.31%) Web Services
2 2 (0.87%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
3 1 (0.44%) Play Framework
3 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.75%) NHS
3 4 (1.75%) User Experience
4 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.31%) Fintech
4 3 (1.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.44%) CCTV
6 1 (0.44%) CMDB
6 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.44%) FMCG
6 1 (0.44%) Handset
6 1 (0.44%) IPTV
6 1 (0.44%) PMI
6 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.18%) Windows
2 2 (0.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.44%) Unix
3 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (57.21%) Project Management
2 69 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (29.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (26.64%) PRINCE2
5 33 (14.41%) Migration
6 28 (12.23%) Business Analysis
7 22 (9.61%) Change Management
8 16 (6.99%) SDLC
9 15 (6.55%) Data Migration
10 13 (5.68%) Supplier Management
11 12 (5.24%) Kanban
11 12 (5.24%) Matrix Management
11 12 (5.24%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.80%) Scrum
12 11 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (4.80%) Wealth Management
13 10 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.37%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (4.37%) Project Planning
14 9 (3.93%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.37%) SQL
2 8 (3.49%) Java
3 5 (2.18%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.31%) C
5 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) PHP
6 1 (0.44%) Scala
6 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (4.80%) APMP
2 11 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.93%) Degree
5 7 (3.06%) PMP
5 7 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.62%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.18%) PMO
3 3 (1.31%) FATCA
3 3 (1.31%) QA
4 2 (0.87%) FINREP
4 2 (0.87%) IFRS
5 1 (0.44%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) MiFID
5 1 (0.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Vendors
1 30 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.06%) Oracle
2 7 (3.06%) SAP
3 5 (2.18%) Cisco
3 5 (2.18%) FNZ
4 2 (0.87%) Citrix
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe
5 1 (0.44%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.44%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.44%) F5
5 1 (0.44%) Informatica
5 1 (0.44%) Mitel
5 1 (0.44%) Planview
5 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.44%) Symantec
5 1 (0.44%) Tableau
5 1 (0.44%) Talend
5 1 (0.44%) Twitter
5 1 (0.44%) VMware
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