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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 67 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 57 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.06% 1.07% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.49% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 11
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£400 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £313 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-34.71% -33.33%
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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
2146 1741 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.64% 71.65% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 880 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 February 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 February 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 +15 25 £438 +18.88% 2
Glasgow -1 11 £400 -5.88% 2
Stirling -13 1 - -
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (65.22%) Project Management
2 42 (45.65%) Finance
3 27 (29.35%) Security Cleared
4 26 (28.26%) Change Management
5 23 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 23 (25.00%) Banking
6 21 (22.83%) Economics
6 21 (22.83%) MS Project
6 21 (22.83%) ITIL
7 19 (20.65%) PMI Certification
8 18 (19.57%) PMP
8 18 (19.57%) PRINCE
9 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (16.30%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (9.78%) Change Control
13 8 (8.70%) Retail
13 8 (8.70%) MS Office
14 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
14 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (7.61%) ISEB
14 7 (7.61%) Migration
14 7 (7.61%) Resource Management
14 7 (7.61%) QA
15 6 (6.52%) Marketing
15 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
15 6 (6.52%) Test Management
15 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
15 6 (6.52%) Test Planning

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) SAS
3 1 (1.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) MS Project
2 9 (9.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.70%) MS Office
4 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
5 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.26%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.09%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
General
1 42 (45.65%) Finance
2 23 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Retail
4 6 (6.52%) Marketing
5 5 (5.43%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 46 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 9 (9.78%) Project Planner
2 9 (9.78%) Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) Test Manager
4 5 (5.43%) Coordinator
4 5 (5.43%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (5.43%) Project Analyst
5 4 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Service Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Data Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Remedy Specialist
6 2 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (2.17%) Developer
6 2 (2.17%) Senior Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Administrator
7 1 (1.09%) Release Manager
7 1 (1.09%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) Backbone.js
1 2 (2.17%) D3.js
1 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.09%) Ember.js
2 1 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Economics
2 17 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Derivative
3 4 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (65.22%) Project Management
2 26 (28.26%) Change Management
3 21 (22.83%) ITIL
4 18 (19.57%) PRINCE
5 16 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (16.30%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.78%) Change Control
8 7 (7.61%) Resource Management
8 7 (7.61%) Migration
9 6 (6.52%) Test Management
9 6 (6.52%) Programme Management
9 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.52%) Test Planning
9 6 (6.52%) Line Management
10 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.43%) Business Development
10 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Investment Management
11 4 (4.35%) Time Management
11 4 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.09%) C
2 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) Security Cleared
2 23 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 19 (20.65%) PMI Certification
4 18 (19.57%) PMP
5 7 (7.61%) ISEB
6 5 (5.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
6 5 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.17%) Degree
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.09%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (4.35%) Primavera
2 3 (3.26%) Remedy
2 3 (3.26%) BMC
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) Cognos
4 1 (1.09%) CA
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