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 3 months to 27 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.

PMI Certification
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 107 109
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 12 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 1.36% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 5.29% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 31 14
Median daily rate £349 £321 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +18.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.75 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +6.11% +4.04%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 756 487
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.72% 25.72% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 436 238
Median daily rate £375 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 24
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £28.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +41.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.70 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 7 £400 +10.34%
Edinburgh +20 2 £338 -
Renfrewshire +28 1 £275 -14.06%
West Lothian - 1 £360 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 18 (72.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (64.00%) Project Management
2 16 (64.00%) PMP
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 10 (40.00%) PMI
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (24.00%) PMO
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (16.00%) Change Management
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team Management
9 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
9 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.00%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (12.00%) Migration
9 3 (12.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
10 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Systems Manager
4 1 (4.00%) CRM Manager
4 1 (4.00%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (4.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) MiFID Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) PMI
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (64.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) PMP
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) PMO
2 2 (8.00%) MiFID
3 1 (4.00%) COBIT
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) SAP