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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 2 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 26.09% 14.46% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.00% 18.75% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Average daily rate £400 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £333 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £456 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
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
40 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 86.96% 77.11% 83.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 31
Average daily rate £395 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.14 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.40% -20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 12 £400 +10.20%
Project Management
Scotland

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (35.71%) Handset
3 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Avaya
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V2
4 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
5 3 (21.43%) UAG
5 3 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (21.43%) Squid
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) MVNO
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Development Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Development Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Software Development Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Software Project Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Migration Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Handset
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL V2
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) Squid
1 3 (21.43%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Avaya
1 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
2 3 (21.43%) Intel Security