The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Planning
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 69 63
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.95% 0.43% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.53% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £429 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +28.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.89% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 554 565 751
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.31% 80.60% 83.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 340 387
Median daily rate £380 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.29% +2.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Glasgow

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Planning in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Glasgow

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (42.11%) Project Management
5 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
5 7 (36.84%) RACF
5 7 (36.84%) JCL
5 7 (36.84%) Middleware
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
5 7 (36.84%) CICS
5 7 (36.84%) Assembly Language
5 7 (36.84%) CA
5 7 (36.84%) REXX
5 7 (36.84%) zOS
5 7 (36.84%) Sybase
5 7 (36.84%) DB2
5 7 (36.84%) SAS
5 7 (36.84%) Kerberos
5 7 (36.84%) SSL
5 7 (36.84%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) MQSeries
5 7 (36.84%) Security Management
5 7 (36.84%) SSH
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (36.84%) PKI
5 7 (36.84%) ISPF
5 7 (36.84%) Time Management
5 7 (36.84%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (36.84%) CLIST

Project Planning
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 (36.84%) CICS
1 7 (36.84%) MQSeries
1 7 (36.84%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Kerberos
1 7 (36.84%) SSH
1 7 (36.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Assembler Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) RACF Programmer
3 2 (10.53%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) CRM Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO
4 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) ISPF
1 7 (36.84%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
1 7 (36.84%) zOS
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Security Management
2 7 (36.84%) Time Management
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) People Management
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Assembly Language
2 7 (36.84%) CLIST
2 7 (36.84%) JCL
2 7 (36.84%) REXX
3 6 (31.58%) Perl
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PMP
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
2 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (36.84%) RACF
1 7 (36.84%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) CA
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
1 7 (36.84%) Sybase
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware