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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 91 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 36 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 1.68% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.41% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 14
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£350 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
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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
2130 1745 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.43% 69.94% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 887 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -8 12 £410 +12.32% 1
Edinburgh -32 6 £394 +0.96% 1
Aberdeen +4 3 - - 1
Stirling - - - - 2
West Lothian - - - -
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 33 (51.56%) Project Management
2 20 (31.25%) Finance
3 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
4 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
4 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
5 16 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (23.44%) MS Office
7 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 12 (18.75%) Banking
8 11 (17.19%) Economics
8 11 (17.19%) MS Project
9 10 (15.63%) Change Management
9 10 (15.63%) Change Control
10 9 (14.06%) MS Visio
11 8 (12.50%) ITIL
12 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
13 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
13 6 (9.38%) Budget Control
13 6 (9.38%) Retail Banking
13 6 (9.38%) Marketing
13 6 (9.38%) Retail
14 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
14 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
14 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
14 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
14 5 (7.81%) MS Access
15 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (4.69%) CRM
15 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.44%) MS Office
3 11 (17.19%) MS Project
4 9 (14.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) 4G
1 2 (3.13%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) MS Access
2 3 (4.69%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 12 (18.75%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Retail Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Marketing
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Senior Manager
3 5 (7.81%) Project Planner
4 4 (6.25%) Release Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) Programme Planner
6 2 (3.13%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (3.13%) PMO Manager
6 2 (3.13%) ICT Project Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Planning Manager
6 2 (3.13%) PMO Lead
6 2 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) Visualforce
2 2 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (3.13%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 2 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Economics
2 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.13%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (51.56%) Project Management
2 16 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.63%) Change Management
3 10 (15.63%) Change Control
4 8 (12.50%) ITIL
5 6 (9.38%) Programme Management
5 6 (9.38%) Budget Control
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL V3
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.81%) PRINCE
7 3 (4.69%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.69%) Matrix Management
7 3 (4.69%) Release Management
7 3 (4.69%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.69%) Business Transformation
7 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Apex Code
2 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) HNC
4 1 (1.56%) HND
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.13%) HP
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) Primavera
4 1 (1.56%) Cognos
4 1 (1.56%) Ariba
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