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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Project Manager
Rank 105 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 19 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.60% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.64% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
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£463 £431 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £640 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+4.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+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
2616 2331 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 92.57% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1126 1122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 93 106
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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 0 17 £475 +3.54% 1
Glasgow -7 3 £450 +5.88%
Stirling - - - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
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Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 24 (45.28%) Banking
2 21 (39.62%) Finance
3 20 (37.74%) Retail
4 18 (33.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (26.42%) Retail Banking
6 10 (18.87%) Migration
6 10 (18.87%) Project Management
7 8 (15.09%) People Management
8 7 (13.21%) Digital Media
9 6 (11.32%) Change Management
10 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.66%) E-business
11 3 (5.66%) Advertising
11 3 (5.66%) Local Government
11 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
12 2 (3.77%) QA
12 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
12 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
12 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
12 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
12 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.77%) Cisco
12 2 (3.77%) Middleware
12 2 (3.77%) Earned Value Management
12 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
12 2 (3.77%) Change Control
13 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
13 1 (1.89%) Data Mapping

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
1 1 (1.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 24 (45.28%) Banking
2 21 (39.62%) Finance
3 20 (37.74%) Retail
4 14 (26.42%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Local Government
5 3 (5.66%) Advertising
6 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.89%) Legal
7 1 (1.89%) Front Office
7 1 (1.89%) Back Office
7 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.89%) Military
7 1 (1.89%) International Banking
7 1 (1.89%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Derivative
2 1 (1.89%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.89%) DataPower
2 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Android
1 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (18.87%) Project Management
2 10 (18.87%) Migration
3 8 (15.09%) People Management
4 6 (11.32%) Change Management
5 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) E-business
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (3.77%) Change Control
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.89%) Scrum
8 1 (1.89%) CRM
8 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.89%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Web Analytics
8 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 1 (1.89%) Informatica
2 1 (1.89%) Teradata
2 1 (1.89%) Facebook
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle