Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 154 154
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +28
Contract jobs citing PMP 32 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.68% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.45% 4.23% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 14
Scotland median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.57% +1.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £313
90th Percentile £475 £471 £463
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Scotland median hourly rate £31.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £34.50 £38.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -9.21% -6.17% -2.41%

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 719 685 808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.29% 14.34% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 421 487
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £231
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 33
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £24.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -33.33% +77.78%
10th Percentile £15.60 £11.25 £14.74
90th Percentile £44.43 £45.50 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £25.69
% change year-on-year +14.58% -6.57% -6.59%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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
Glasgow +4 27 £375 -
West Lothian - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh +7 1 - - 1
Highlands -2 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £325 -
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 28 (87.50%) Project Management
2 23 (71.88%) PRINCE2
2 23 (71.88%) PMI Certification
3 16 (50.00%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (43.75%) PMO
6 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
7 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (25.00%) Migration
8 8 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) Degree
8 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 7 (21.88%) PRINCE
10 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 6 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 6 (18.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 6 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
10 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team Management
10 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team
11 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (15.63%) Change Control
11 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
11 5 (15.63%) PMI
12 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (12.50%) ITIL
12 4 (12.50%) MS Visio

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 (3.13%) MS Project Server
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) WLAN
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 8 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) PMO Planner
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.25%) Project Change Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planner
5 2 (6.25%) Senior PMO
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Project Planner
5 2 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team
3 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.63%) PMI
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Project Management
2 23 (71.88%) PRINCE2
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 8 (25.00%) Migration
5 8 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 7 (21.88%) PRINCE
7 6 (18.75%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 6 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
7 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.75%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 6 (18.75%) Virtual Team Management
8 5 (15.63%) Change Control
8 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.50%) ITIL
9 4 (12.50%) Time Management
10 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) PMI Certification
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CAPM
5 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) PMO
2 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) SAP