The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 31 12
Rank change year-on-year +18 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 55 29 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.50% 5.00% 11.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.13% 5.40% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 63
Median daily rate £406 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

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 494 537 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.27% 92.59% 96.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 300 485
Median daily rate £355 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 42 (51.85%) Project Management
2 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 12 (14.81%) Kanban
6 11 (13.58%) Migration
7 9 (11.11%) MS Project
7 9 (11.11%) Degree
7 9 (11.11%) SDLC
8 8 (9.88%) Matrix Management
8 8 (9.88%) Banking
8 8 (9.88%) MS Office
9 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (8.64%) PMP
9 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
10 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
10 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.17%) PMI Certification
11 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
11 5 (6.17%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Wealth Management
11 5 (6.17%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (6.17%) Software Delivery
12 4 (4.94%) Office 365
12 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.94%) Investment Management
12 4 (4.94%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 9 (11.11%) MS Project
2 8 (9.88%) MS Office
3 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) IaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
1 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.23%) Internet
1 1 (1.23%) LAN
1 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Law
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) HTML
1 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
2 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) CCTV
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) e-Health
5 1 (1.23%) FMCG
5 1 (1.23%) IPTV
5 1 (1.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.23%) New Media
5 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
1 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Project Management
2 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (14.81%) Kanban
4 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.58%) Migration
6 9 (11.11%) SDLC
7 8 (9.88%) Matrix Management
8 6 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.17%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (6.17%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (6.17%) Software Delivery
9 5 (6.17%) Wealth Management
10 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.94%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.94%) Investment Management
10 4 (4.94%) Scrum
10 4 (4.94%) Security Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.23%) C
3 1 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) PMP
2 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.23%) CISA
5 1 (1.23%) CISSP
5 1 (1.23%) CRISC
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) PMO
2 2 (2.47%) FATCA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) Cisco
3 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Apigee