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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 107 116
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Contract jobs citing PMP 10 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 1.36% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 5.29% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 9
Median daily rate £380 £328 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.03% -3.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £286 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 756 487
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.72% 25.72% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 436 238
Median daily rate £375 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 24
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £28.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +41.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.70 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 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 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 +7 7 £413 +17.43% 1
Edinburgh +14 1 £338 -15.62%
West Lothian - 1 £360 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 16 (76.19%) PRINCE2
1 16 (76.19%) PMI Certification
2 15 (71.43%) Project Management
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team Management
7 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team
7 4 (19.05%) PMO
8 3 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
9 2 (9.52%) Office 365
9 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
9 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
9 2 (9.52%) HP

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:

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Assistant Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) CRM Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Payroll Manager
3 1 (4.76%) PMO Manager
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) PRINCE2
2 15 (71.43%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
6 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
6 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
6 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
7 1 (4.76%) Compliance Management
7 1 (4.76%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) PMI Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) APMP
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
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