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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 115 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 19 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.98% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.20% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 18
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +133.33%
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
2160 2573 2148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.24% 80.96% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1298 1132
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 55 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.03 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -4 10 £344 -11.29%
Glasgow -1 5 £425 +70.00% 1
West Lothian - 2 - -
Renfrewshire -27 1 £340 +28.30%
Fife - 1 £418 -
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 24 (42.11%) Project Management
3 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (24.56%) Banking
5 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.04%) Retail
7 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
7 8 (14.04%) Migration
7 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
8 7 (12.28%) OpenStack
8 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (10.53%) Unix
9 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.77%) Windows
10 5 (8.77%) MS Project
10 5 (8.77%) Change Management
10 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
10 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
10 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
10 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.77%) Analytics
11 4 (7.02%) Change Control
11 4 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
11 4 (7.02%) Oracle
11 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
11 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2

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 (12.28%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Jetty
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.77%) MS Project
4 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DMZ
1 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
1 1 (1.75%) SSL
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) PVCS
1 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Retail
4 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Project Planner
5 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) PMO Planner
5 3 (5.26%) Transformation Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Transformation Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Assistant Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Data Manager
6 2 (3.51%) HR Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) HR Business Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Migration Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Support Officer
7 1 (1.75%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
1 1 (1.75%) Java EE
1 1 (1.75%) RESTful
1 1 (1.75%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.75%) IVR
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Unix
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Project Management
2 19 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (14.04%) Migration
4 8 (14.04%) Programme Management
5 5 (8.77%) Analytics
5 5 (8.77%) Change Management
5 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
6 4 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Document Management
7 3 (5.26%) Release Management
8 2 (3.51%) CRM
8 2 (3.51%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) Project Governance
9 1 (1.75%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) Java
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) PMP
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.75%) COREP
2 1 (1.75%) FINREP
2 1 (1.75%) WAI
2 1 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) RACF
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) KVM
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Citrix
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco
3 2 (3.51%) Genesys
3 2 (3.51%) HP
3 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.75%) Actimize
4 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.75%) F5
4 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Prolexic
4 1 (1.75%) VMware