The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills 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 Planning over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 98 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 33 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.26% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.67% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 12
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £329 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.67% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £27.25 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year
- +19.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2210 1917 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.98% 75.35% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1076 912
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 27
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Scotland region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Scotland region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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 +6 15 £388 -8.82% 6
Glasgow -13 9 £413 +3.06% 3
Renfrewshire +4 5 £265 +17.77%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £315 -
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning.

1 48 (58.54%) Project Management
2 35 (42.68%) Finance
3 21 (25.61%) Banking
4 18 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (20.73%) Economics
5 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
5 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
6 14 (17.07%) Change Management
7 11 (13.41%) PMI Certification
8 10 (12.20%) PRINCE
8 10 (12.20%) ITIL
8 10 (12.20%) Change Control
8 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
9 9 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (9.76%) Windows
10 8 (9.76%) MS Project
10 8 (9.76%) MS Office
10 8 (9.76%) PMP
11 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
11 7 (8.54%) Resource Management
12 6 (7.32%) Retail Banking
12 6 (7.32%) Retail
12 6 (7.32%) Migration
12 6 (7.32%) Oracle
12 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (6.10%) C#
13 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
13 5 (6.10%) .NET

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.22%) Node.js
2 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (9.76%) MS Project
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
General
1 35 (42.68%) Finance
2 21 (25.61%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Retail Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 5 (6.10%) Marketing
5 4 (4.88%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Project Manager
2 8 (9.76%) Developer
3 7 (8.54%) Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Test Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Business Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Project Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Business Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Data Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Designer
7 3 (3.66%) SOA Designer
7 3 (3.66%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.66%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.66%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) SOA Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.10%) .NET
1 5 (6.10%) jQuery
2 4 (4.88%) Ajax
2 4 (4.88%) XML
2 4 (4.88%) CSS
2 4 (4.88%) HTML
2 4 (4.88%) CSS3
2 4 (4.88%) HTML5
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.66%) WebCenter
3 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 3 (3.66%) Web Services
3 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.44%) D3.js
4 2 (2.44%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.22%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Economics
2 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.88%) Derivative
5 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) PMI
5 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) UNIX
3 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
4 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Project Management
2 18 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (17.07%) Change Management
4 10 (12.20%) PRINCE
4 10 (12.20%) ITIL
4 10 (12.20%) Change Control
5 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
6 7 (8.54%) Resource Management
7 6 (7.32%) Migration
8 5 (6.10%) Business Development
8 5 (6.10%) Time Management
9 4 (4.88%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.88%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) MVC
9 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.88%) Critical Success Factor
9 4 (4.88%) Test Planning
9 4 (4.88%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) C#
2 4 (4.88%) XPath
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.22%) Perl
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
1 17 (20.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) PMI Certification
3 8 (9.76%) PMP
4 4 (4.88%) ISEB
4 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.66%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.66%) Degree
5 3 (3.66%) CAPM
6 2 (2.44%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) Telerik
4 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.22%) Remedy
5 1 (1.22%) BMC
5 1 (1.22%) CA
5 1 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Cognos
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
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