The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 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 Management
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 9.09% 18.18% 10.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 19.35% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Median daily rate £340 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.02% +13.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £258 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £420 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% -19.11%  

Project Management 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 West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31 31 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 93.94% 93.94% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 35
Median daily rate £415 £378 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.93% +5.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in West Lothian

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in West Lothian

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 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
Livingston -8 2 £320 -21.90%
Project Management
Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) COBIT
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (11.11%) Business Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (11.11%) User Experience
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) PMP
7 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (11.11%) BPR
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Systems Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
5 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) BPR
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
6 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Network Design
6 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland