Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 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.

PMI Certification
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 165 169
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -2
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 32 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 3.68% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 13
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £229 £270 £313
90th Percentile £476 £425 £460
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +12.50%

PMI Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 800 707 919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.31% 14.13% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 417 562
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -1.45%
10th Percentile £207 £210 £240
90th Percentile £530 £505 £468
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 29
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.27% -23.61% +71.43%
10th Percentile £15.49 £12.15 £12.27
90th Percentile £43.83 £46.20 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £25.69 £26.00
% change year-on-year +3.15% -1.19% +4.00%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PMI Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in Scotland

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI Certification in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in Scotland

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI Certification in Scotland

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in Scotland

PMI Certification
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 21 £375 +13.21%
Renfrewshire -3 5 £343 +24.55%
Edinburgh -6 4 £525 +63.81% 4
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 25 (78.13%) Project Management
2 22 (68.75%) PMP
3 20 (62.50%) PRINCE2
4 16 (50.00%) PMI
5 15 (46.88%) PMO
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 11 (34.38%) Migration
9 9 (28.13%) Degree
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) Finance
11 7 (21.88%) PRINCE
12 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
12 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
12 6 (18.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 6 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
12 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team Management
12 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team
12 6 (18.75%) Change Control
12 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 5 (15.63%) Resource Levelling
13 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
14 4 (12.50%) Time Management
14 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
14 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
14 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

PMI Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (3.13%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (9.38%) SAN
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
3 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Change Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.13%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) PMI
2 12 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Project Management
2 20 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) Migration
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE
6 6 (18.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 6 (18.75%) Change Control
6 6 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
6 6 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team Management
7 5 (15.63%) Resource Levelling
8 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.50%) Time Management
9 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (9.38%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 22 (68.75%) PMP
2 9 (28.13%) Degree
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) PMO
2 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) SAP