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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 129 115
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14  
Contract jobs citing PMI 4 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 1.76% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 12
Median daily rate £288 £310 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £334 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £332 £425
% change year-on-year +35.74% -22.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £36.50

PMI is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 633 1023 829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.85% 34.81% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 551 377
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 39
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £14.93 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 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 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 +6 2 £300 -1.63%
Renfrewshire +40 1 £275 -11.29%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI 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.

1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) PMO
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) MiFID
7 1 (10.00%) Use Case
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Local Government
7 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (10.00%) PMP
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Resource Levelling

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) MiFID Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Product Owner
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Levelling
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) PMP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PMO
2 2 (20.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft