The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £416 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 32 13
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 44 40 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.65% 5.69% 9.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 6.04% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 47
Median daily rate £416 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £438 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +2.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 626 662 879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.56% 94.17% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 382 455
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 25
Median hourly rate £15.75 £9.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.73% -73.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £9.65 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 46 (49.46%) Project Management
2 34 (36.56%) Finance
3 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 18 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (13.98%) Migration
8 12 (12.90%) PMP
9 11 (11.83%) Banking
10 9 (9.68%) PMI Certification
10 9 (9.68%) Degree
10 9 (9.68%) SDLC
11 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (6.45%) Security Testing
13 6 (6.45%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
13 6 (6.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 6 (6.45%) User Experience
14 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (5.38%) Investment Management
14 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
14 5 (5.38%) Software Delivery
14 5 (5.38%) SQL
14 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
14 5 (5.38%) Wealth Management

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:

Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Firewall
1 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Law
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Middleware
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Data Centre
1 6 (6.45%) User Experience
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) NHS
3 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) FMCG
5 2 (2.15%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) CCTV
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) e-Health
6 1 (1.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (49.46%) Project Management
2 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.35%) PRINCE2
5 13 (13.98%) Migration
6 9 (9.68%) SDLC
7 7 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.45%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 6 (6.45%) Security Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Investment Management
9 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.38%) Software Delivery
9 5 (5.38%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.38%) Wealth Management
10 4 (4.30%) Change Management
10 4 (4.30%) Kanban
10 4 (4.30%) Scrum
10 4 (4.30%) Supplier Management
10 4 (4.30%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) C
2 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) PMP
2 9 (9.68%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.08%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.08%) CISA
5 1 (1.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.08%) CRISC
5 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) PMO
2 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (1.08%) Apigee
3 1 (1.08%) HP
3 1 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.08%) Workday
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