Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for PRINCE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PRINCE over the 6 months to 25 July 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.

PRINCE
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 199 178
Rank change year-on-year +47 -21 -9
Contract jobs citing PRINCE 15 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.26% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 14
Scotland median daily rate £380 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £315 £296 £253
90th Percentile £485 £445 £520
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £25.69 £49.50
% change year-on-year +70.30% -48.10% +111.45%

PRINCE is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3491 4670 5117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.80% 84.96% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2033 2671 2662
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £506 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 121
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £43.15 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

PRINCE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for PRINCE in Scotland

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PRINCE in Scotland

PRINCE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PRINCE in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PRINCE in Scotland

PRINCE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PRINCE in Scotland

PRINCE
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 PRINCE within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Edinburgh +22 8 £396 +21.92% 1
Glasgow - 3 £350 - 2
West Lothian -1 2 £360 -15.29%
Fife - 1 £425 -
PRINCE
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PRINCE 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 PRINCE.

1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (46.67%) Release Management
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) Planning and Forecasting
6 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (33.33%) ITSM
7 5 (33.33%) Service Management
7 5 (33.33%) Process Management
7 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) Degree
8 4 (26.67%) QA
8 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
8 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (20.00%) PMP
9 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
9 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
10 2 (13.33%) COBIT
10 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
10 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (13.33%) Migration

PRINCE
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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Operations Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Operations Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Application Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
2 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 9 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (46.67%) Planning and Forecasting
5 7 (46.67%) Release Management
6 6 (40.00%) Programme Management
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) ITSM
7 5 (33.33%) Process Management
7 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (33.33%) Service Management
8 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
8 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
9 3 (20.00%) Supplier Management
10 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 2 (13.33%) Coaching
10 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (13.33%) SDLC
10 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
2 2 (13.33%) PMO
3 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau