Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 16 32
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 109 109 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.32% 8.61% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 8.87% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 70 38
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £314 £300 £305
90th Percentile £488 £476 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £39.57 £33.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.01% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £38.29 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year -0.56% - -

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 1,650 1,229 1,081
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 97.08% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 671 555
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £253 £241 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -58.47%
10th Percentile £11.42 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.91 £35.00 £45.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -20.69%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 58 (53.21%) Project Management
2 50 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (32.11%) Finance
4 31 (28.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (26.61%) PRINCE2
6 24 (22.02%) Migration
7 20 (18.35%) PMP
8 17 (15.60%) Data Centre
9 15 (13.76%) PMI Certification
10 12 (11.01%) PMO
11 10 (9.17%) Data Protection
11 10 (9.17%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.17%) Change Management
12 9 (8.26%) Scrum
12 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.26%) DevOps
13 8 (7.34%) Software Delivery
13 8 (7.34%) Virtual Team Management
13 8 (7.34%) Virtual Team
13 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (7.34%) CRM
13 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (7.34%) Degree
14 7 (6.42%) Billing
14 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
14 7 (6.42%) Programme Management
14 7 (6.42%) SQL
14 7 (6.42%) Risk Management
14 7 (6.42%) PRINCE
14 7 (6.42%) 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 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.75%) PaaS
2 3 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) 4G
2 1 (0.92%) Broadband
2 1 (0.92%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) Data Mart
2 1 (0.92%) Big Data
2 1 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Hudson
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Billing
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.34%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.59%) PMI
4 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) e-Health
5 1 (0.92%) LIMS
5 1 (0.92%) PACS
5 1 (0.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.83%) Windows
1 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.21%) Project Management
2 50 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (26.61%) PRINCE2
5 24 (22.02%) Migration
6 10 (9.17%) Change Management
6 10 (9.17%) Data Protection
6 10 (9.17%) Waterfall
7 9 (8.26%) DevOps
7 9 (8.26%) Scrum
8 8 (7.34%) CRM
8 8 (7.34%) Software Delivery
8 8 (7.34%) Virtual Team Management
9 7 (6.42%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.42%) Planning and Forecasting
9 7 (6.42%) PRINCE
9 7 (6.42%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.42%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.42%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) Java
2 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) PMP
2 15 (13.76%) PMI Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
3 8 (7.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (5.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) PMO
2 3 (2.75%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.92%) HL7
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.92%) MOM
1 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.75%) Workday
4 2 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) Apple
5 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle
5 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow