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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 102 99 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -38
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 35 30 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.07% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.38% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 16
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £320 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -12.19%
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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
2611 2175 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.58% 77.90% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1112 886
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 40
Average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £156.00 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -3 14 £400 +1.58% 2
Glasgow +14 13 £343 -16.46% 1
Renfrewshire 0 4 £265 -23.63%
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (48.53%) Project Management
2 25 (36.76%) Finance
3 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
3 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
4 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle
6 11 (16.18%) Banking
7 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
8 9 (13.24%) Economics
9 7 (10.29%) Migration
9 7 (10.29%) MS Project
9 7 (10.29%) PMI Certification
9 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
10 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
10 6 (8.82%) Change Control
10 6 (8.82%) Web Services
10 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
11 5 (7.35%) SOA
11 5 (7.35%) ITIL
11 5 (7.35%) UNIX
11 5 (7.35%) Windows
11 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
11 5 (7.35%) Middleware
11 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
11 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (7.35%) WebLogic
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Project
3 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
General
1 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Front Office
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (8.82%) Developer
2 6 (8.82%) Analyst
3 5 (7.35%) Business Project Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Business Manager
3 5 (7.35%) Designer
3 5 (7.35%) SOA Designer
4 4 (5.88%) SOA Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Test Manager
5 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Technical Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Network Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) Middleware
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (7.35%) WebCenter
3 4 (5.88%) HTML5
3 4 (5.88%) CSS3
3 4 (5.88%) jQuery
3 4 (5.88%) Ajax
3 4 (5.88%) XML
3 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.88%) CSS
4 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Economics
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.88%) PMI
5 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) UNIX
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Solaris
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Project Management
2 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 7 (10.29%) Migration
5 6 (8.82%) Change Control
6 5 (7.35%) Matrix Management
6 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.35%) SOA
6 5 (7.35%) ITIL
6 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (5.88%) MVC
7 4 (5.88%) Change Management
7 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.88%) Release Management
7 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
8 3 (4.41%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) C#
1 4 (5.88%) XPath
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.47%) Python
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) SC Cleared
1 15 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.88%) CAPM
3 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (4.41%) PMP
4 3 (4.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.94%) CCNP
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB
6 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) HP
2 4 (5.88%) VMware
2 4 (5.88%) Telerik
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) EMC
5 1 (1.47%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.47%) Brocade