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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 78 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 46 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 1.19% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.69% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.29% +41.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £324 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £555 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +11.11%
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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
2092 1721 1484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.85% 70.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 876 773
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 31
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £21.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +52.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Edinburgh -5 18 £320 -30.28% 3
Glasgow +2 14 £400 -11.20% 1
Stirling -11 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £330 -
Dundee - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Project Planning
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (60.49%) Project Management
2 33 (40.74%) Security Cleared
3 30 (37.04%) Finance
4 27 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 21 (25.93%) Change Management
5 21 (25.93%) Economics
6 20 (24.69%) ITIL
7 17 (20.99%) MS Project
8 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (18.52%) PRINCE
9 15 (18.52%) Banking
10 14 (17.28%) PMI Certification
11 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (14.81%) PMP
12 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
13 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
13 8 (9.88%) Programme Management
13 8 (9.88%) Change Control
14 7 (8.64%) QA
14 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
15 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
15 6 (7.41%) MS Office
15 6 (7.41%) ISEB
15 6 (7.41%) Resource Management
15 6 (7.41%) Retail
15 6 (7.41%) Test Management
15 6 (7.41%) Line Management
16 5 (6.17%) Test Planning
16 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (3.70%) IIS
1 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Project
2 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (7.41%) MS Office
4 5 (6.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.70%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) WAN
1 1 (1.23%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.23%) MS Access
2 1 (1.23%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (37.04%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) Banking
3 6 (7.41%) Retail
4 5 (6.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Front Office
5 3 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (46.91%) Project Manager
2 13 (16.05%) Project Planner
3 8 (9.88%) Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Business Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 3 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Implementation Project Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (2.47%) Remedy Specialist
7 2 (2.47%) ICT Project Manager
8 1 (1.23%) Content Manager
8 1 (1.23%) Web Manager
8 1 (1.23%) Web Content Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Economics
2 16 (19.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) Derivative
4 3 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (60.49%) Project Management
2 21 (25.93%) Change Management
3 20 (24.69%) ITIL
4 15 (18.52%) PRINCE
5 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.88%) Programme Management
7 8 (9.88%) Change Control
8 6 (7.41%) Test Management
8 6 (7.41%) Line Management
8 6 (7.41%) Resource Management
8 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Test Planning
9 5 (6.17%) Test Strategy
9 5 (6.17%) Migration
10 4 (4.94%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (4.94%) Analytics
10 4 (4.94%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.70%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 27 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.28%) PMI Certification
4 12 (14.81%) PMP
5 6 (7.41%) ISEB
6 5 (6.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
6 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.23%) Degree
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.23%) HNC
7 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) Primavera
2 4 (4.94%) HP
3 3 (3.70%) BMC
3 3 (3.70%) Remedy
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft