Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Senior Project Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 162 147
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 22 22 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.51% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.54% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 26
Scotland median daily rate £473 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £400 £375 £408
90th Percentile £613 £525 £595
UK median daily rate £543 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +7.43% +1.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £67.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year -33.33% +28.57% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4719 4107 5873
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 94.63% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2675 2403 3038
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £230
90th Percentile £531 £492 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 126
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Senior Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in Scotland

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in Scotland

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 -12 16 £500 +10.01% 1
Glasgow -8 3 £400 -
Aberdeen - 3 £450 -
Senior Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) PMP
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (13.64%) LAN
7 3 (13.64%) WAN
8 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (4.55%) Programme Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
9 1 (4.55%) DevOps
9 1 (4.55%) User Experience

Senior 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 1 (4.55%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
1 4 (18.18%) PMP
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Splunk