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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 101 105 87
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.03% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.34% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 11
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£325 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £25.22
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -28.61%
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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
2304 2083 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.08% 76.61% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1143 932
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 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 2 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
Edinburgh +6 10 £400 +3.22% 2
Glasgow 0 10 £331 -17.23% 2
Renfrewshire +4 6 £265 +8.16%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £315 -
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Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 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 42 (54.55%) Project Management
2 30 (38.96%) Finance
3 21 (27.27%) Banking
4 18 (23.38%) Economics
5 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
6 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
7 13 (16.88%) Change Management
8 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
8 10 (12.99%) Oracle
9 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (11.69%) Change Control
9 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
10 8 (10.39%) Windows
10 8 (10.39%) MS Office
10 8 (10.39%) PRINCE
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.09%) MS Project
11 7 (9.09%) ITIL
11 7 (9.09%) Retail
11 7 (9.09%) Retail Banking
12 6 (7.79%) Resource Management
12 6 (7.79%) Migration
12 6 (7.79%) PMP
12 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (6.49%) WebCenter
13 5 (6.49%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (6.49%) Oracle SOA Suite

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (6.49%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (10.39%) MS Office
3 7 (9.09%) MS Project
4 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
5 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
2 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 21 (27.27%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Retail
3 7 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.39%) Developer
3 7 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (6.49%) Test Manager
4 5 (6.49%) Designer
4 5 (6.49%) SOA Designer
5 4 (5.19%) SOA Consultant
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (5.19%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Consultant
5 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Project Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.90%) Data Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Business Project Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.60%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) .NET
1 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET
1 5 (6.49%) Web Services
1 5 (6.49%) Middleware
1 5 (6.49%) jQuery
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (6.49%) WebCenter
2 4 (5.19%) HTML5
2 4 (5.19%) CSS3
2 4 (5.19%) Ajax
2 4 (5.19%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.60%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.60%) D3.js
4 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.30%) React
5 1 (1.30%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) Economics
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.19%) PMI
4 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Derivative
6 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) UNIX
3 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Solaris
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) Project Management
2 16 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (16.88%) Change Management
4 9 (11.69%) Change Control
5 8 (10.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.39%) PRINCE
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL
7 6 (7.79%) Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.79%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.49%) Business Development
8 5 (6.49%) SOA
8 5 (6.49%) Critical Success Factor
8 5 (6.49%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (5.19%) MVC
9 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.19%) Release Management
10 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) C#
2 4 (5.19%) XPath
3 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.60%) SQL
4 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.30%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
1 15 (19.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
3 6 (7.79%) PMP
4 4 (5.19%) CAPM
4 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.90%) ISEB
5 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) XenApp
2 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Telerik
4 2 (2.60%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) CA
5 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Cognos
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Cathcart Associates
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