Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 98 72 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 8.38% 6.79% 7.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.72% 7.11% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 57
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £265 £313 £263
90th Percentile £476 £534 £460
Scotland median daily rate £425 £380 £415
% change year-on-year +11.84% -8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 1,124 1,013 1,347
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 95.57% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 526 728
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £181 £187
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £15.89 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.04% -47.03% +75.34%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £37.00 £45.00 £44.27
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £15.89 £25.50
% change year-on-year +25.87% -37.69% +41.67%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 47 (47.96%) Project Management
2 35 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (34.69%) Finance
4 33 (33.67%) PRINCE2
5 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.27%) SDLC
7 11 (11.22%) Scrum
8 10 (10.20%) PMI Certification
9 9 (9.18%) Migration
10 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.16%) Virtual Team
11 7 (7.14%) PMP
11 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (6.12%) Banking
12 6 (6.12%) Supplier Management
12 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (6.12%) Virtual Team Management
12 6 (6.12%) Resource Allocation
12 6 (6.12%) Software Delivery
13 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
13 5 (5.10%) PMO
13 5 (5.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.10%) PMI
13 5 (5.10%) CRM
13 5 (5.10%) Marketing
13 5 (5.10%) Degree

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 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.04%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.02%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Office 365
1 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) DNS
1 2 (2.04%) SMTP
1 2 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (1.02%) Broadband
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) LAN
2 1 (1.02%) Network Security
2 1 (1.02%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) Big Data
1 1 (1.02%) GIS
1 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.16%) Virtual Team
2 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.10%) PMI
3 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) FMCG
5 1 (1.02%) NHS
5 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
1 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.04%) Android
2 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) AIX
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Project Management
2 35 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (33.67%) PRINCE2
4 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.27%) SDLC
6 11 (11.22%) Scrum
7 9 (9.18%) Migration
8 6 (6.12%) Resource Allocation
8 6 (6.12%) Software Delivery
8 6 (6.12%) Supplier Management
8 6 (6.12%) Virtual Team Management
9 5 (5.10%) CRM
9 5 (5.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.08%) ERP
10 4 (4.08%) Resource Management
10 4 (4.08%) Waterfall
11 3 (3.06%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.06%) Java
2 2 (2.04%) Apple Swift
3 1 (1.02%) C#
3 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.14%) PMP
2 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (5.10%) Degree
5 3 (3.06%) CGEIT
5 3 (3.06%) CISA
5 3 (3.06%) CRISC
6 2 (2.04%) CISSP
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) PMO
2 4 (4.08%) SLA
3 3 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.04%) FATCA
4 2 (2.04%) QA
5 1 (1.02%) COBIT
5 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) IAG
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle
2 3 (3.06%) SAP
3 2 (2.04%) Lotus
3 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.04%) Workday
4 1 (1.02%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.02%) Capita
4 1 (1.02%) Cisco
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) Twitter
4 1 (1.02%) VMware