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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 61 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 55 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 1.50% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.10% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.71% +22.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £318 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.87% -24.32%
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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
2056 1618 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.77% 71.53% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 812 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +5 24 £425 +3.78% 4
Glasgow -2 11 £348 -21.02% 4
Stirling -12 1 - -
Dundee - - - -
Project Planning
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 59 (67.05%) Project Management
2 39 (44.32%) Finance
3 33 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 28 (31.82%) Change Management
5 27 (30.68%) SC Cleared
6 22 (25.00%) Banking
6 22 (25.00%) Economics
7 21 (23.86%) MS Project
7 21 (23.86%) ITIL
8 19 (21.59%) PMI Certification
9 17 (19.32%) PMP
9 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (18.18%) PRINCE
11 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
12 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
13 9 (10.23%) MS Office
14 8 (9.09%) ISEB
14 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
14 8 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
14 8 (9.09%) Change Control
15 7 (7.95%) Test Management
15 7 (7.95%) Resource Management
15 7 (7.95%) Migration
15 7 (7.95%) Line Management
16 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
16 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
16 6 (6.82%) QA
16 6 (6.82%) ISTQB

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (3.41%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.41%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (23.86%) MS Project
2 9 (10.23%) MS Office
3 8 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
5 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.41%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.41%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
General
1 39 (44.32%) Finance
2 22 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Front Office
4 4 (4.55%) Marketing
5 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (53.41%) Project Manager
2 10 (11.36%) Project Planner
3 9 (10.23%) Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (2.27%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.27%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Service Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Implementation Project Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.27%) Remedy Specialist
7 1 (1.14%) Content Manager
7 1 (1.14%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (1.14%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Economics
2 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.55%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.55%) Derivative
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) PMI
7 1 (1.14%) Open Source
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.05%) Project Management
2 28 (31.82%) Change Management
3 21 (23.86%) ITIL
4 16 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.23%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 8 (9.09%) Change Control
9 7 (7.95%) Test Management
9 7 (7.95%) Resource Management
9 7 (7.95%) Migration
9 7 (7.95%) Line Management
10 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.82%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.82%) Test Planning
11 5 (5.68%) Business Development
12 4 (4.55%) Analytics
12 4 (4.55%) Investment Management
12 4 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 27 (30.68%) SC Cleared
3 19 (21.59%) PMI Certification
4 17 (19.32%) PMP
5 8 (9.09%) ISEB
6 6 (6.82%) ISTQB
6 6 (6.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Primavera
2 4 (4.55%) HP
3 3 (3.41%) BMC
3 3 (3.41%) Remedy
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
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