The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 6.41% 8.16% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% 9.09% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £338 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -18.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £319 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £356 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -21.42%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 51 44 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 65.38% 89.80% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 36
Median daily rate £360 £339 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.27% -20.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £123 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £356 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +219.23% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Aberdeen

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Aberdeen

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Aberdeen region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
2 8 (61.54%) CMDB
2 8 (61.54%) Problem Management
2 8 (61.54%) Release Management
2 8 (61.54%) QMS
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) C
5 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 5 (38.46%) OSPF
5 5 (38.46%) BGP
5 5 (38.46%) Network Design
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (38.46%) CatOS
6 4 (30.77%) Multicast
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Siemens
6 4 (30.77%) Wireless
6 4 (30.77%) BT
6 4 (30.77%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) Fault Management

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LAN
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) BGP
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (38.46%) MPLS
3 5 (38.46%) OSPF
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Multicast
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
7 1 (7.69%) VSAT
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Configuration Management
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
1 8 (61.54%) Problem Management
1 8 (61.54%) QMS
1 8 (61.54%) Release Management
2 5 (38.46%) Network Design
2 5 (38.46%) Quality Management
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (23.08%) Fault Management
3 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CCSP
2 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) BT
2 4 (30.77%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Siemens
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle