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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 101 102 70
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -32
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 32 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 1.12% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.44% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £265 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £508 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
- -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £18.00 £22.09
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -18.51%
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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
2535 2152 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.27% 78.06% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 1136 898
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £21.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.22% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.65 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £128.10 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Glasgow +11 13 £263 -34.37% 1
Edinburgh 0 12 £388 -1.58% 5
Renfrewshire 0 4 £265 -10.92%
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (48.57%) Project Management
2 22 (31.43%) Finance
3 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 13 (18.57%) Banking
6 12 (17.14%) Economics
7 10 (14.29%) Oracle
8 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.86%) Migration
9 8 (11.43%) Windows
10 7 (10.00%) Retail
10 7 (10.00%) Retail Banking
10 7 (10.00%) Change Control
11 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
12 5 (7.14%) UNIX
12 5 (7.14%) .NET
12 5 (7.14%) SOA
12 5 (7.14%) C#
12 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.14%) Web Services
12 5 (7.14%) Middleware
12 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
12 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
12 5 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (7.14%) jQuery
12 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.29%) MS Project
4 3 (4.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) SAN
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 13 (18.57%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Retail
3 7 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (44.29%) Project Manager
2 8 (11.43%) Developer
3 5 (7.14%) Analyst
3 5 (7.14%) Designer
3 5 (7.14%) SOA Designer
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 4 (5.71%) Test Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Consultant
4 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (5.71%) SOA Consultant
5 3 (4.29%) Data Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Coordinator
6 2 (2.86%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
1 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
1 5 (7.14%) Middleware
1 5 (7.14%) jQuery
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (7.14%) WebCenter
2 4 (5.71%) HTML5
2 4 (5.71%) CSS3
2 4 (5.71%) Ajax
2 4 (5.71%) XML
2 4 (5.71%) CSS
2 4 (5.71%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.86%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.86%) D3.js
4 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) React
5 1 (1.43%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Economics
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) PMI
4 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.29%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
3 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Project Management
2 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (12.86%) Migration
4 7 (10.00%) Change Control
5 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.14%) SOA
6 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (5.71%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.71%) Release Management
7 4 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) ITIL
7 4 (5.71%) MVC
7 4 (5.71%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.29%) Budget Control
9 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) C#
2 4 (5.71%) XPath
3 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.43%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 15 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.71%) CAPM
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
1 1 (1.43%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) HP
3 4 (5.71%) Telerik
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.43%) Brocade
6 1 (1.43%) EMC
6 1 (1.43%) CA
6 1 (1.43%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.43%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) Cisco
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