Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 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 Project Management Professional (PMP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 138 162
Rank change year-on-year -32 +24 -10
Contract jobs citing PMP 31 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.59% 0.54% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.44% 3.44% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 29
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £318 £319 £278
90th Percentile £450 £438 £435
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.14 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.38% -3.89% +50.00%

PMP 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 902 611 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.03% 15.76% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 362 672
Scotland median daily rate £363 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.36% +6.07% +0.73%
10th Percentile £209 £200 £220
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 37 51
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% - +36.36%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.82 £14.21
90th Percentile £62.50 £52.07 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £30.00 £30.60
% change year-on-year -18.13% -1.97% +36.01%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in Scotland

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Scotland

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in Scotland

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in Scotland

PMP
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 PMP within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 June 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 -20 19 £375 -6.25% 1
Edinburgh -13 6 £350 +46.60% 1
Perth and Kinross -2 1 £450 -
Renfrewshire -40 1 £370 +5.71%
Aberdeen - 1 £400 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 26 (83.87%) PRINCE2
2 23 (74.19%) PMI Certification
3 22 (70.97%) Project Management
4 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Scrum
6 8 (25.81%) PRINCE
6 8 (25.81%) Degree
6 8 (25.81%) PMO
7 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (19.35%) Migration
8 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
8 6 (19.35%) Virtual Team
9 5 (16.13%) Change Management
9 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.13%) QA
9 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (12.90%) Billing
10 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (12.90%) Resource Allocation
10 4 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team Management
11 3 (9.68%) Budgeting and Forecasting

PMP
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 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Mart
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Billing
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Private Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Project Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (16.13%) IT Manager
3 5 (16.13%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (6.45%) IT Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Transformation Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Virtual Team
3 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.45%) PMI
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) PRINCE2
2 22 (70.97%) Project Management
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) PRINCE
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.90%) Resource Allocation
7 4 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 3 (9.68%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 3 (9.68%) CRM
8 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
8 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team Management
9 2 (6.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) PMI Certification
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) APMP
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) PMO
2 5 (16.13%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com