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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 8.57% 10.14% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 12.50% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
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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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 56 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 80.00% 81.16% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 28
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) CBAP
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleTools
3 1 (20.00%) PeopleCode
3 1 (20.00%) SQR

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleTools
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleCode
1 1 (20.00%) SQR
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft