Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 148 152
Rank change year-on-year -33 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing PMP 31 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% 0.51% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 3.30% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 40
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.50% -8.39%
10th Percentile £249 £317 £280
90th Percentile £415 £434 £434
UK median daily rate £450 £457 £456
% change year-on-year -1.42% +0.11% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +2.27%

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 905 667 1,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.37% 15.45% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 377 711
Scotland median daily rate £363 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £217 £210 £220
90th Percentile £525 £533 £469
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 58
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.63% -15.23% +37.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.74 £12.91
90th Percentile £56.75 £48.29 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £22.75 £29.75 £27.80
% change year-on-year -23.53% +7.01% +17.05%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -12 26 £375 -6.25% 2
Edinburgh -28 3 £375 +13.21%
Renfrewshire - 1 £370 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
PMP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 24 (77.42%) Project Management
2 22 (70.97%) PRINCE2
3 20 (64.52%) PMI Certification
4 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) PMO
6 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Degree
7 8 (25.81%) QA
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
9 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
9 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.13%) Time Management
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
10 5 (16.13%) Resource Allocation
10 5 (16.13%) Virtual Team
11 4 (12.90%) SDLC
11 4 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (12.90%) CRM
11 4 (12.90%) Banking
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (12.90%) Waterfall

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 (6.45%) MS Project Server
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) MPLS
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Data Mart
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Billing
3 3 (9.68%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Project Manager
2 7 (22.58%) IT Manager
2 7 (22.58%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.45%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (6.45%) IT Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) PMO Planner
4 2 (6.45%) Programme Planner
4 2 (6.45%) Project Coordinator
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%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Virtual Team
3 3 (9.68%) PMI
4 2 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
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 24 (77.42%) Project Management
2 22 (70.97%) PRINCE2
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
7 5 (16.13%) Resource Allocation
7 5 (16.13%) Time Management
8 4 (12.90%) Change Control
8 4 (12.90%) CRM
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
8 4 (12.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
9 3 (9.68%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) PMI Certification
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) APMP
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) PMO
2 8 (25.81%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com