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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 237 311 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.28% 11.72% 11.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.88% 12.24% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 175 143
Average daily rate £423 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £304 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £415 £401
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
2398 2541 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.86% 95.78% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1415 1062
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 54 66
Average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 169 £435 -3.33% 15
Glasgow -1 44 £368 -8.12% 8
West Lothian -1 6 £400 +21.21% 1
South Lanarkshire +2 3 £350 -12.50%
Fife -1 3 £488 - 1
North Lanarkshire -1 2 £400 -
Renfrewshire -25 2 £280 -19.48%
Inverclyde - 2 £425 -
Aberdeen -2 1 - -
Highlands -2 1 £183 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £425 - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £325 -
Angus - 1 - -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 256 (45.47%) Finance
2 247 (43.87%) Project Management
3 209 (37.12%) Banking
4 179 (31.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 135 (23.98%) PRINCE2
6 85 (15.10%) Migration
7 74 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (11.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 50 (8.88%) Retail
9 50 (8.88%) Data Centre
10 43 (7.64%) Change Management
11 42 (7.46%) Risk Management
11 42 (7.46%) Retail Banking
12 33 (5.86%) Scrum
13 31 (5.51%) Oracle
14 29 (5.15%) Change Control
15 28 (4.97%) QA
16 26 (4.62%) Security Cleared
17 25 (4.44%) SharePoint
17 25 (4.44%) Microsoft
18 24 (4.26%) SDLC
19 23 (4.09%) Management Information System
19 23 (4.09%) Service Delivery
20 22 (3.91%) Project Planning
20 22 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (3.73%) Supplier Management
22 19 (3.37%) WAN
22 19 (3.37%) MS Project
23 17 (3.02%) People Management
23 17 (3.02%) Risk Analysis

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 25 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.42%) Drupal
3 4 (0.71%) CMS
4 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.36%) CICS
5 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (3.37%) MS Project
2 16 (2.84%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.18%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (0.89%) Primavera
1 5 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.36%) Office 365
2 2 (0.36%) PaaS
2 2 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.37%) WAN
2 16 (2.84%) LAN
2 16 (2.84%) Wireless
3 12 (2.13%) Network Security
4 9 (1.60%) Firewall
5 4 (0.71%) VoIP
6 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.36%) ATM
7 2 (0.36%) MVNO
7 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) MPLS
8 1 (0.18%) SAN
8 1 (0.18%) Skype
8 1 (0.18%) VPLS
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.53%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.36%) Big Data
6 2 (0.36%) DB2
6 2 (0.36%) GIS
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 256 (45.47%) Finance
2 209 (37.12%) Banking
3 50 (8.88%) Retail
4 42 (7.46%) Retail Banking
5 16 (2.84%) Law
6 12 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.78%) Advertising
7 10 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.78%) Marketing
8 6 (1.07%) Legal
9 4 (0.71%) Billing
10 3 (0.53%) German Language
11 2 (0.36%) Front Office
11 2 (0.36%) Local Government
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.24%) Middleware
2 4 (0.71%) HTML
3 3 (0.53%) .NET
3 3 (0.53%) Web Services
4 2 (0.36%) CSS
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.18%) CGI
5 1 (0.18%) COM
5 1 (0.18%) EDI
5 1 (0.18%) Mason
5 1 (0.18%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.09%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (1.95%) Mainframe
5 9 (1.60%) Private Cloud
6 6 (1.07%) PMI
6 6 (1.07%) User Experience
7 5 (0.89%) Derivative
8 4 (0.71%) Clustering
8 4 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.71%) iPad
9 3 (0.53%) Equities
9 3 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.53%) NHS
9 3 (0.53%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.53%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.36%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.42%) Unix
2 7 (1.24%) Windows
3 3 (0.53%) Linux
4 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.36%) zOS
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Solaris
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (43.87%) Project Management
2 179 (31.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 135 (23.98%) PRINCE2
4 85 (15.10%) Migration
5 74 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (7.64%) Change Management
7 42 (7.46%) Risk Management
8 33 (5.86%) Scrum
9 29 (5.15%) Change Control
10 24 (4.26%) SDLC
11 23 (4.09%) Service Delivery
12 22 (3.91%) Project Planning
13 21 (3.73%) Supplier Management
14 17 (3.02%) People Management
14 17 (3.02%) Project Governance
14 17 (3.02%) Risk Analysis
15 16 (2.84%) ITIL
15 16 (2.84%) Programme Management
16 14 (2.49%) Data Migration
17 13 (2.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.24%) SQL
2 3 (0.53%) COBOL
2 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.53%) JCL
3 2 (0.36%) C#
3 2 (0.36%) Java
4 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (11.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 26 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.84%) PMI Certification
4 14 (2.49%) Degree
5 12 (2.13%) PMP
6 9 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) APMP
7 2 (0.36%) CCNA
7 2 (0.36%) CCNP
7 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.18%) CISA
8 1 (0.18%) CISM
8 1 (0.18%) CRISC
8 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.97%) QA
2 11 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.53%) SEPA
6 2 (0.36%) COBIT
6 2 (0.36%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) RACF
2 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.36%) SCCM
1 2 (0.36%) SCOM
2 1 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 31 (5.51%) Oracle
2 25 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.78%) Citrix
4 9 (1.60%) Cisco
5 8 (1.42%) SAP
6 5 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (0.89%) ServiceNow
6 5 (0.89%) VMware
7 4 (0.71%) CA
7 4 (0.71%) IBM
8 3 (0.53%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.36%) HP
9 2 (0.36%) Planview
9 2 (0.36%) Rally
9 2 (0.36%) Remedy
10 1 (0.18%) Calypso
10 1 (0.18%) Informatica
10 1 (0.18%) Murex
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
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