Period
to 22 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 20 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 125 103 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.93% 7.81% 5.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 8.21% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 50 43
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45% -5.49%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £281
90th Percentile £486 £475 £459
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £36.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -

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 1,735 1,255 1,200
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.15% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,012 672 660
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £212
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.43 £24.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +74.86% -57.77%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £9.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £39.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -30.00% +23.46% +1.25%

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 22 August 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (51.20%) Project Management
2 52 (41.60%) Finance
3 37 (29.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 19 (15.20%) Migration
7 18 (14.40%) PMP
8 16 (12.80%) Data Centre
9 14 (11.20%) Windows 10
9 14 (11.20%) PMI Certification
9 14 (11.20%) Windows
10 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (10.40%) Decision-Making
11 12 (9.60%) PMO
12 11 (8.80%) Software Delivery
13 10 (8.00%) Scrum
13 10 (8.00%) Change Management
14 9 (7.20%) Risk Management
14 9 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (7.20%) Virtual Team
15 8 (6.40%) SDLC
15 8 (6.40%) Virtual Team Management
15 8 (6.40%) DevOps
15 8 (6.40%) Validation
15 8 (6.40%) CRM
15 8 (6.40%) Business Development
15 8 (6.40%) Degree
15 8 (6.40%) QA
16 7 (5.60%) Project Planning
16 7 (5.60%) Billing

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 (5.60%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.80%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) PaaS
3 2 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.40%) Firewall
2 3 (2.40%) MPLS
2 3 (2.40%) WAN
3 2 (1.60%) 4G
3 2 (1.60%) Broadband
3 2 (1.60%) Wireless
4 1 (0.80%) Intranet
4 1 (0.80%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Hudson
2 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 52 (41.60%) Finance
2 7 (5.60%) Billing
3 5 (4.00%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (2.40%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) CGI
2 1 (0.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.20%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) PMI
4 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Windows
1 14 (11.20%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.20%) Project Management
2 37 (29.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 19 (15.20%) Migration
6 13 (10.40%) Decision-Making
6 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (8.80%) Software Delivery
8 10 (8.00%) Change Management
8 10 (8.00%) Scrum
9 9 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.20%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.40%) Business Development
10 8 (6.40%) CRM
10 8 (6.40%) DevOps
10 8 (6.40%) SDLC
10 8 (6.40%) Validation
10 8 (6.40%) Virtual Team Management
11 7 (5.60%) Project Planning
11 7 (5.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.60%) SQL
2 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) PMP
2 14 (11.20%) PMI Certification
3 8 (6.40%) Degree
4 6 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) PMO
2 8 (6.40%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) MOM
Vendors
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (2.40%) SAP
3 2 (1.60%) IBM
4 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco
4 1 (0.80%) Progress