Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 159 168
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -13
Contract jobs citing PMP 27 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 2.25% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 8
Scotland median daily rate £378 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.62% +0.36% -
10th Percentile £314 £280 £254
90th Percentile £456 £438 £565
UK median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £40.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year -11.66% +0.62% +5.19%

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 705 978 985
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.03% 22.69% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 605 524
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
10th Percentile £206 £240 £213
90th Percentile £514 £465 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 34 26
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +48.97%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.95 £13.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.53 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £26.25 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +31.58%

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 21 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 -4 9 £375 -4.46% 3
Edinburgh -11 7 £338 -10.00% 1
Aberdeen - 7 £432 - 1
Highlands - 4 - -
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 25 (92.59%) PRINCE2
2 20 (74.07%) Project Management
3 16 (59.26%) Degree
4 12 (44.44%) PMI Certification
5 11 (40.74%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) Migration
7 8 (29.63%) ITIL
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
8 7 (25.93%) LAN
8 7 (25.93%) WAN
8 7 (25.93%) IP Telephony
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
9 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (22.22%) PMI
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
11 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
11 4 (14.81%) Validation
11 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (14.81%) SCADA
11 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (14.81%) 21 CFR Part 11

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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.93%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) IP Telephony
1 7 (25.93%) LAN
1 7 (25.93%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Delivery Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
3 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Project Planner
4 1 (3.70%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Migration Manager
4 1 (3.70%) PMO Planner
4 1 (3.70%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Rollout Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (22.22%) PMI
3 4 (14.81%) SCADA
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) PRINCE2
2 20 (74.07%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) PRINCE
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Quality Management
7 4 (14.81%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) Validation
8 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 3 (11.11%) People Management
9 2 (7.41%) Planning and Forecasting
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
10 1 (3.70%) Document Management
10 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
10 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 12 (44.44%) PMI Certification
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 4 (14.81%) GAMP
1 4 (14.81%) GMP
1 4 (14.81%) GxP
2 3 (11.11%) PMO
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Wonderware
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle