The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 99 95 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 30 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.03% 1.19% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.29% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 5
Average daily rate
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£468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £377 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £598 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.22%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2711 2327 2306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.07% 92.01% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1299 1116
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 73 58
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Senior Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Project Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the Scotland region.

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the Scotland region.

Senior Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Project Manager
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 Senior Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -5 17 £463 +2.77% 1
Glasgow +2 9 £450 -5.26% 1
Stirling - 3 £475 -
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Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Project Manager in their job title 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 with Senior Project Manager in their job title.

1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Project Management
3 13 (26.53%) Banking
4 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.41%) Asset Management
6 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.16%) Investment Management
8 4 (8.16%) People Management
9 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (6.12%) Reference Data
9 3 (6.12%) HTML5
9 3 (6.12%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) Retail
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
9 3 (6.12%) HTML
9 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 3 (6.12%) .NET
9 3 (6.12%) OO
9 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (6.12%) PMP
9 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.12%) ITIL
10 2 (4.08%) SAN
10 2 (4.08%) Oracle
10 2 (4.08%) Windows
10 2 (4.08%) Advertising
10 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
10 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
10 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Project Manager in their job title 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 with Senior Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) HTML5
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.12%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Project Management
2 12 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.41%) Asset Management
4 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.16%) Investment Management
6 4 (8.16%) People Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (6.12%) Scrum
7 3 (6.12%) OO
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
9 1 (2.04%) Line Management
9 1 (2.04%) Software Delivery
9 1 (2.04%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.04%) Business Transformation
9 1 (2.04%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (6.12%) PMP
1 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) EMIR
2 1 (2.04%) MiFID
2 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) VMware
2 1 (2.04%) SAP
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco
2 1 (2.04%) Citrix
2 1 (2.04%) BT