Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 21 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 120 93 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.76% 8.18% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 8.68% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 47 41
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79% -9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £331 £308
90th Percentile £484 £530 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £416 £420
% change year-on-year -3.90% -0.89% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

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 1,484 1,072 1,175
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 94.28% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 568 658
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £212 £189
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% -46.71% +57.08%
10th Percentile £10.47 £12.50 £13.56
90th Percentile £35.25 £42.88 £38.92
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.32 £30.21
% change year-on-year -3.23% -42.66% +65.51%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 65 (54.17%) Project Management
2 50 (41.67%) Finance
3 41 (34.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.00%) Migration
7 17 (14.17%) PMI Certification
8 14 (11.67%) PMP
8 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
9 13 (10.83%) Windows 10
9 13 (10.83%) Windows
10 12 (10.00%) Scrum
10 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (10.00%) SDLC
10 12 (10.00%) Decision-Making
11 10 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (7.50%) Virtual Team
12 9 (7.50%) Resource Allocation
12 9 (7.50%) Business Development
13 8 (6.67%) Degree
13 8 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
13 8 (6.67%) PMO
14 7 (5.83%) Software Delivery
14 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (5.83%) Risk Management
15 6 (5.00%) Programme Management
15 6 (5.00%) QA
15 6 (5.00%) Project Planning
15 6 (5.00%) Marketing
15 6 (5.00%) Supplier Management

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 5 (4.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) Internet
2 3 (2.50%) Firewall
2 3 (2.50%) MPLS
2 3 (2.50%) WAN
3 2 (1.67%) Broadband
3 2 (1.67%) DNS
3 2 (1.67%) SMTP
3 2 (1.67%) Wireless
4 1 (0.83%) 4G
4 1 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.83%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 50 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Marketing
3 4 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Back Office
5 2 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.67%) React
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) CGI
2 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.50%) Virtual Team
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) PMI
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.83%) Windows
1 13 (10.83%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.67%) Android
2 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) AIX
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (54.17%) Project Management
2 41 (34.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 20 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (15.00%) Migration
6 12 (10.00%) Decision-Making
6 12 (10.00%) Scrum
6 12 (10.00%) SDLC
6 12 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.50%) Business Development
8 9 (7.50%) Resource Allocation
9 8 (6.67%) Virtual Team Management
10 7 (5.83%) Risk Management
10 7 (5.83%) Software Delivery
11 6 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
11 6 (5.00%) Programme Management
11 6 (5.00%) Project Planning
11 6 (5.00%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.67%) Apple Swift
1 2 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) PMI Certification
2 14 (11.67%) PMP
3 8 (6.67%) Degree
4 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.67%) CGEIT
6 2 (1.67%) CISA
6 2 (1.67%) CISSP
6 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.67%) CRISC
6 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) PMO
2 6 (5.00%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.83%) FATCA
4 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.17%) SAP
3 2 (1.67%) Cisco
3 2 (1.67%) IBM
3 2 (1.67%) Lotus
3 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.67%) Workday
4 1 (0.83%) Capita
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Progress