Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 26 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 117 97 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.94% 7.25% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 7.54% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 53 47
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £292
90th Percentile £480 £475 £443
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £37.29 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £38.29 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year +10.97% - -

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 1,615 1,286 1,182
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.11% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 671 648
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £255 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +60.71% -44.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £9.33
90th Percentile £35.10 £41.10 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -21.35% +14.10% -3.70%

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 15 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Glasgow over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Manager in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 62 (52.99%) Project Management
2 49 (41.88%) Finance
3 44 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (20.51%) PRINCE2
6 22 (18.80%) Migration
7 18 (15.38%) PMP
8 14 (11.97%) Change Management
8 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
9 13 (11.11%) PMI Certification
9 13 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 12 (10.26%) PMO
11 11 (9.40%) Waterfall
12 10 (8.55%) DevOps
12 10 (8.55%) Decision-Making
13 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (7.69%) CRM
14 8 (6.84%) Degree
14 8 (6.84%) Data Protection
14 8 (6.84%) Software Delivery
14 8 (6.84%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 8 (6.84%) Planning and Forecasting
14 8 (6.84%) Virtual Team Management
14 8 (6.84%) Virtual Team
15 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
15 7 (5.98%) Business Transformation
15 7 (5.98%) OpenStack
15 7 (5.98%) Change Control
15 7 (5.98%) Project Planning
15 7 (5.98%) Business Development

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 7 (5.98%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) 4G
1 2 (1.71%) Broadband
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
1 2 (1.71%) Wireless
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) Data Mart
2 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Hudson
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 49 (41.88%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Billing
3 3 (2.56%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) REST
2 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.84%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.56%) PMI
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Windows
1 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.99%) Project Management
2 44 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (20.51%) PRINCE2
5 22 (18.80%) Migration
6 14 (11.97%) Change Management
7 13 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 11 (9.40%) Waterfall
9 10 (8.55%) Decision-Making
9 10 (8.55%) DevOps
10 9 (7.69%) CRM
10 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (6.84%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 8 (6.84%) Data Protection
11 8 (6.84%) Planning and Forecasting
11 8 (6.84%) Software Delivery
11 8 (6.84%) Virtual Team Management
12 7 (5.98%) Business Transformation
12 7 (5.98%) Change Control
12 7 (5.98%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) SQL
2 1 (0.85%) Java
2 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (15.38%) PMP
2 13 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 8 (6.84%) Degree
4 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) PMO
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.56%) SAP
3 2 (1.71%) Workday
4 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.85%) Progress