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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 104 69 83
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 60 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 2.21% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.79% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 20
Average daily rate £320 £388 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £237 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.60 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+73.63% -44.17%
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
2040 2152 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.06% 79.21% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1093 1223 865
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 32
Average hourly rate £33.71 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.19% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 11 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 -25 14 £350 -17.64% 8
Glasgow +6 9 £323 -14.00%
Renfrewshire -20 2 £381 +9.71%
Highlands - 1 £183 -
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (48.65%) Finance
2 24 (32.43%) Banking
3 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 19 (25.68%) Project Management
4 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.22%) Change Control
6 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (14.86%) Business Analysis
8 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.51%) User Stories
9 9 (12.16%) MS Office
9 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
9 9 (12.16%) Change Management
9 9 (12.16%) Retail Banking
9 9 (12.16%) Retail
10 8 (10.81%) HP
10 8 (10.81%) MS Project
10 8 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
10 8 (10.81%) OpenStack
11 7 (9.46%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
12 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.11%) Oracle
12 6 (8.11%) Quality Management
13 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
13 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
13 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (6.76%) Data Centre

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (10.81%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) MS Project Server
4 2 (2.70%) SAS
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.16%) MS Office
3 8 (10.81%) MS Project
4 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (1.35%) Broadband
2 1 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) MS Access
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
General
1 36 (48.65%) Finance
2 24 (32.43%) Banking
3 9 (12.16%) Retail
3 9 (12.16%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Project Manager
2 19 (25.68%) Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Business Manager
4 8 (10.81%) Business Project Manager
5 6 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Change Manager
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Change Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) PMO Manager
8 3 (4.05%) PMO Planner
9 2 (2.70%) Agile Coach
9 2 (2.70%) Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Banking Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Financial Services Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) CSS
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.05%) Equities
3 3 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.05%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
4 1 (1.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Solaris
1 1 (1.35%) Unix
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
2 19 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) Project Management
3 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.22%) Change Control
4 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (14.86%) Business Analysis
6 10 (13.51%) User Stories
7 9 (12.16%) Change Management
8 8 (10.81%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (8.11%) Quality Management
10 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.41%) Supplier Management
12 3 (4.05%) Critical Path Analysis
12 3 (4.05%) Data Management
12 3 (4.05%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.05%) Dependency Management
12 3 (4.05%) ITIL
12 3 (4.05%) Migration
12 3 (4.05%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) ISEB
2 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.05%) PMP
3 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) APMP
5 1 (1.35%) CCNA
5 1 (1.35%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.35%) WAI
2 1 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) RACF
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) HP
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
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