Period
to 23 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 6 months to 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Management Institute (PMI)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 190 163
Rank change year-on-year +22 -27 +20
Contract jobs citing PMI 8 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.92% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 14
Scotland median daily rate £425 £368 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% +18.55% -4.02%
10th Percentile £355 £302 £277
90th Percentile £500 £499 £466
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £452
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.26% -4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £37.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.27% -16.11% -

PMI is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,200 1,519 1,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.76% 28.28% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 730 708
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £162 £218 £209
90th Percentile £575 £538 £519
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 55
Scotland median hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -22.22% -29.69%
10th Percentile £13.45 £10.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.28 £53.75 £43.61
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in Scotland

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in Scotland

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in Scotland

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in Scotland

PMI
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Edinburgh +28 5 £475 -9.52% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £400 -
Renfrewshire +20 1 £320 -6.57%
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PMI 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.

1 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Public Sector
3 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) PMO
4 4 (50.00%) Change Control
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (25.00%) Statistics
6 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (25.00%) ADSL
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
6 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
6 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (25.00%) PgMP
6 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
6 2 (25.00%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (12.50%) Presales
7 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Product Management
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

PMI
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 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) ADSL
General
1 6 (75.00%) Public Sector
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Quality Management
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
5 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
6 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (12.50%) Product Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PgMP
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft