Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 166 183
Rank change year-on-year -17 +17 +1
Contract jobs citing PMI 16 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.31% 0.42% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.41% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 4
Scotland median daily rate £398 £310 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.23% -14.78% +6.20%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £246
90th Percentile £488 £466 £447
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £36.25 -

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 1,527 1,492 1,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.26% 29.97% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 776 919
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £218 £206 £238
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 64 48
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £23.25 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.73% -9.71% +37.33%
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.38 £45.50 £43.68
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.62% +0.60% +5.10%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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 -26 6 £425 +30.77%
Renfrewshire -8 5 £343 +24.55%
Edinburgh -14 4 £525 +69.35%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 7 (43.75%) PMO
4 6 (37.50%) Change Control
4 6 (37.50%) PMP
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) Resource Levelling
5 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco
7 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (18.75%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (12.50%) Runbook
8 2 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Tech Ops

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 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Change Control
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (31.25%) Resource Levelling
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Runbook
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Tech Ops
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (37.50%) PMP
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) HP