The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.24% 7.69% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.45% 8.82% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
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£325 £420 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £420 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
Project Management
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 34 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 78.82% 87.18% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 23 43
Average daily rate £330 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £355 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +460.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the West Lothian region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the West Lothian region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 31 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
Livingston 0 7 £325 -22.61%
Project Management
Scotland

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing Project Management 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 Management.

1 9 (47.37%) Finance
1 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
4 5 (26.32%) Avaya
4 5 (26.32%) Law
5 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) ISEB
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.53%) People Management
7 2 (10.53%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Banking

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing Project Management 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 Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) PeopleTools
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Law
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Data Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Voice Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Development Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Matrix Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) People Management
4 2 (10.53%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) PeopleCode
1 1 (5.26%) SQR
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Squid
1 1 (5.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Avaya
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds