The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Project Manager
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 158 257 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.98% 9.92% 11.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.54% 10.47% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 126 172
Median daily rate £413 £422 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +2.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £332 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1657 2454 2788
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.20% 94.68% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1352 1528
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 77
Median hourly rate £17.32 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.49% +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Scotland

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Scotland

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Scotland

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Scotland

Project Manager
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 Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Edinburgh -5 88 £425 -5.55% 16
Glasgow +17 55 £413 +10.00% 3
West Lothian -3 6 £350 -12.50% 1
Renfrewshire +15 1 £350 +25.00%
Aberdeen +1 1 £400 -
Perth and Kinross -2 1 - -
Moray - 1 £275 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 133 (53.20%) Project Management
2 95 (38.00%) Finance
3 77 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (30.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (23.60%) PRINCE2
6 50 (20.00%) Banking
7 39 (15.60%) Microsoft
8 36 (14.40%) Migration
9 29 (11.60%) Business Analysis
10 25 (10.00%) MS Project
11 19 (7.60%) SDLC
12 18 (7.20%) Scrum
13 17 (6.80%) MS Excel
13 17 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (6.40%) Change Management
14 16 (6.40%) Retail
15 15 (6.00%) Risk Management
15 15 (6.00%) MS Office
15 15 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (5.60%) Programme Management
16 14 (5.60%) Data Migration
17 13 (5.20%) APMP
18 12 (4.80%) Data Centre
18 12 (4.80%) Retail Banking
18 12 (4.80%) Matrix Management
18 12 (4.80%) Kanban
19 11 (4.40%) Degree
19 11 (4.40%) Supplier Management
20 10 (4.00%) Asset Management
20 10 (4.00%) Wealth Management

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (0.80%) SAS
2 1 (0.40%) Apache
2 1 (0.40%) Blackboard Learn
2 1 (0.40%) CMS
2 1 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.40%) IIS
2 1 (0.40%) JBoss
2 1 (0.40%) Moodle
2 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (10.00%) MS Project
2 17 (6.80%) MS Excel
3 15 (6.00%) MS Office
4 6 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.60%) Sonata
1 4 (1.60%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.80%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.40%) Office 365
2 3 (1.20%) PaaS
3 2 (0.80%) Trello
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.60%) LAN
2 3 (1.20%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) Internet
3 2 (0.80%) Intranet
3 2 (0.80%) VoIP
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) VPN
4 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.40%) DB2
2 1 (0.40%) GIS
2 1 (0.40%) QlikView
2 1 (0.40%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.40%) Selenium
2 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (38.00%) Finance
2 50 (20.00%) Banking
3 16 (6.40%) Retail
4 12 (4.80%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.40%) Law
6 4 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.60%) Legal
6 4 (1.60%) Marketing
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.60%) Web Services
2 3 (1.20%) HTML
3 2 (0.80%) CSS
3 2 (0.80%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) Play Framework
4 1 (0.40%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.60%) NHS
3 4 (1.60%) User Experience
3 4 (1.60%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.20%) Fintech
4 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.20%) PMI
5 2 (0.80%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.40%) CCTV
6 1 (0.40%) e-Health
6 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.40%) FMCG
6 1 (0.40%) Handset
6 1 (0.40%) IPTV
6 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.40%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.80%) Windows
2 5 (2.00%) Linux
3 2 (0.80%) Unix
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (53.20%) Project Management
2 77 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (30.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (23.60%) PRINCE2
5 36 (14.40%) Migration
6 29 (11.60%) Business Analysis
7 19 (7.60%) SDLC
8 18 (7.20%) Scrum
9 16 (6.40%) Change Management
10 15 (6.00%) Risk Management
11 14 (5.60%) Data Migration
11 14 (5.60%) Programme Management
12 12 (4.80%) Kanban
12 12 (4.80%) Matrix Management
13 11 (4.40%) Supplier Management
14 10 (4.00%) Asset Management
14 10 (4.00%) ITIL
14 10 (4.00%) Wealth Management
15 9 (3.60%) Project Planning
15 9 (3.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.20%) SQL
2 7 (2.80%) Java
3 4 (1.60%) C
3 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (6.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (5.20%) APMP
3 11 (4.40%) Degree
4 10 (4.00%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.00%) PMP
5 6 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.40%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.40%) CISA
9 1 (0.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.40%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (3.20%) PMO
3 4 (1.60%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) FATCA
4 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) FINREP
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
5 1 (0.40%) IFRS
5 1 (0.40%) MiFID
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 39 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.20%) Oracle
3 6 (2.40%) Cisco
3 6 (2.40%) SAP
4 4 (1.60%) FNZ
5 2 (0.80%) Citrix
5 2 (0.80%) Planview
5 2 (0.80%) Twitter
6 1 (0.40%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.40%) Apigee
6 1 (0.40%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.40%) F5
6 1 (0.40%) Informatica
6 1 (0.40%) Mitel
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.40%) Tableau
6 1 (0.40%) Talend
6 1 (0.40%) Teradata
6 1 (0.40%) VMware
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