Period
to 24 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 67 101 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.48% 7.76% 7.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 8.05% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 47
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £321 £295 £331
90th Percentile £538 £475 £534
Scotland median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year -45.24% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,429 1,254 988
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.46% 96.39% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 737 530
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.90% +2.14%
10th Percentile £225 £260 £180
90th Percentile £550 £488 £488
Scotland median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £25.25 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.59% +58.90% -49.15%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.70 £10.58
90th Percentile £33.75 £38.75 £38.68
Scotland median hourly rate £17.70 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -9.23% +14.71% -22.73%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Glasgow

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Glasgow

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Glasgow

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Glasgow

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 34 (50.75%) Project Management
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.82%) Finance
4 21 (31.34%) Migration
4 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
5 19 (28.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
7 13 (19.40%) PMI Certification
8 12 (17.91%) PMP
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.43%) Banking
10 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
10 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (11.94%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team Management
11 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team
12 6 (8.96%) PMO
12 6 (8.96%) Change Management
12 6 (8.96%) Change Control
12 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
13 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (7.46%) Retail Banking
13 5 (7.46%) Programme Management
13 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
13 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (7.46%) PMI
13 5 (7.46%) PRINCE
13 5 (7.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (7.46%) Budgeting and Forecasting

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) SaaS
4 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) MPLS
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Hudson
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.46%) PMI
4 3 (4.48%) User Experience
5 2 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) e-Health
6 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) LIMS
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) PACS
6 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Project Management
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.34%) Migration
3 21 (31.34%) PRINCE2
4 19 (28.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.94%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
6 7 (10.45%) Virtual Team Management
7 6 (8.96%) Change Control
7 6 (8.96%) Change Management
7 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.46%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 5 (7.46%) PRINCE
8 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (7.46%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 4 (5.97%) Kanban
9 4 (5.97%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (5.97%) Programme Delivery
9 4 (5.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) PMI Certification
2 12 (17.91%) PMP
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) HL7
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.49%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Workday
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 2 (2.99%) IBM
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.49%) Apple
4 1 (1.49%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow