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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 116 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 32 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.11% 1.09% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.36% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 24
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £326
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -
Project Planning
UK

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
2384 2346 2035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.82% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1244 1142
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 21 £338 -15.62% 1
Renfrewshire -38 5 £400 +50.94%
Glasgow +1 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 2
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Project Management
3 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (21.67%) Banking
5 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (13.33%) Retail
7 8 (13.33%) Migration
7 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (11.67%) OpenStack
8 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
8 7 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
9 6 (10.00%) Retail Banking
9 6 (10.00%) Analytics
9 6 (10.00%) Change Management
9 6 (10.00%) MS Project
9 6 (10.00%) Unix
10 5 (8.33%) User Stories
10 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
10 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.67%) Change Control
11 4 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
11 4 (6.67%) Windows
11 4 (6.67%) MS Office
11 4 (6.67%) Oracle

Project Planning
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 7 (11.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.00%) MS Project
4 4 (6.67%) MS Office
5 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) PVCS
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 13 (21.67%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Retail
4 6 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Project Manager
2 15 (25.00%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) PMO Planner
6 3 (5.00%) Project Planner
6 3 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Assistant Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Migration Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) PMO Support Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) CSS
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Project Management
2 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (13.33%) Migration
6 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.00%) Analytics
7 6 (10.00%) Change Management
8 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) User Stories
8 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
9 4 (6.67%) Change Control
9 4 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.00%) Data Analytics
10 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.00%) Quality Management
10 3 (5.00%) Release Management
11 2 (3.33%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.67%) PMP
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) APMP
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) COREP
2 1 (1.67%) FINREP
2 1 (1.67%) WAI
2 1 (1.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) RACF
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) Citrix
2 3 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards