The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning 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.

Project Planning
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 119 107
Rank change year-on-year +39 -12  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 33 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.50% 0.95% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.12% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 16
Median daily rate £415 £347 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.76% -4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.89% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

Project Planning 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 1809 2511 2406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.45% 85.44% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1429 1231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £247 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 65
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.72 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Scotland

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Scotland

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Scotland

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Scotland

Project Planning
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 Planning 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 +17 13 £429 +1.00% 1
Edinburgh +19 10 £403 +19.70% 1
West Lothian +2 5 £415 -
Project Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Project Planning.

1 24 (50.00%) Project Management
2 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (20.83%) CRM
4 10 (20.83%) CA
4 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 8 (16.67%) J2EE
6 8 (16.67%) Java
6 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 8 (16.67%) HP
6 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) PMO
7 7 (14.58%) zSecure
7 7 (14.58%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (14.58%) HP SiteScope
7 7 (14.58%) Performance Engineering
7 7 (14.58%) Time Sharing Option
7 7 (14.58%) CLIST
7 7 (14.58%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 7 (14.58%) Security Management
7 7 (14.58%) Mainframe
7 7 (14.58%) CICS
7 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
7 7 (14.58%) RACF

Project Planning
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 7 (14.58%) CICS
1 7 (14.58%) MQSeries
1 7 (14.58%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Kerberos
1 7 (14.58%) SSH
1 7 (14.58%) SSL
2 2 (4.17%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (4.17%) Telepresence
2 2 (4.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Tester
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 6 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Performance Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Assembler Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Mainframe Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) RACF Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (4.17%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) HR Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Performance Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior PMO
8 1 (2.08%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) J2EE
2 7 (14.58%) ISPF
2 7 (14.58%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) Spring
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Mainframe
1 7 (14.58%) PKI
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
1 7 (14.58%) zOS
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Project Management
2 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) CRM
3 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
4 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.58%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Performance Engineering
5 7 (14.58%) Performance Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Security Management
5 7 (14.58%) SOA
5 7 (14.58%) Test Strategy
5 7 (14.58%) Time Management
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security
6 6 (12.50%) People Management
6 6 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
3 7 (14.58%) CLIST
3 7 (14.58%) JCL
3 7 (14.58%) REXX
4 6 (12.50%) Perl
4 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) APMP
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) PMO
2 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) FATCA
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (14.58%) RACF
1 7 (14.58%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (14.58%) OpenView
1 7 (14.58%) zSecure
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) CA
2 8 (16.67%) HP
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.58%) IBM
3 7 (14.58%) Sybase
4 5 (10.42%) Blue Prism
4 5 (10.42%) Capita
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) VMware
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