Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 163 145
Rank change year-on-year +9 -18 +28
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 29 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.63% 0.50% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 3.21% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 12
Scotland median daily rate £400 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -13.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £300 £188
90th Percentile £483 £450 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -8.60% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £31.95 £38.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -15.92% -13.64% +10.00%

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 678 748 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.62% 15.55% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 469 436
Scotland median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £206 £205
90th Percentile £575 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 23
Scotland median hourly rate £26.50 £28.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -25.33% +37.61%
10th Percentile £15.22 £12.71 £14.76
90th Percentile £45.10 £56.25 £52.14
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -0.58%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -13 17 £400 +21.21%
Edinburgh +5 8 £425 +6.25% 2
West Lothian - 2 £450 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £325 -
PMI Certification
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 26 (89.66%) PRINCE2
2 24 (82.76%) PMP
3 22 (75.86%) Project Management
4 11 (37.93%) Migration
4 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
5 10 (34.48%) PMI
6 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (27.59%) PMO
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (24.14%) PRINCE
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
9 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (20.69%) Cisco
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
10 5 (17.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 5 (17.24%) WAN
11 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
11 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
11 4 (13.79%) SDLC
11 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team Management
11 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
11 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (10.34%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (10.34%) QA

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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) IT Manager
2 5 (17.24%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (34.48%) PMI
3 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team
4 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) PRINCE2
2 22 (75.86%) Project Management
3 11 (37.93%) Migration
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) PRINCE
5 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
6 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) SDLC
8 4 (13.79%) Virtual Team Management
8 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.34%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (10.34%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (10.34%) Network Virtualisation
10 2 (6.90%) Runbook
10 2 (6.90%) Tech Ops
10 2 (6.90%) Thought Leadership
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) PMP
2 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) CAPM
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.45%) APMG
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) PMO
2 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards