The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 67 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 10 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 1.45% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.55% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 0
Average daily rate
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£381 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.80% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.78 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.11% +32.40%
IT Project Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1123 1035 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.58% 93.83% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 455 448
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (11.11%) PMI
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) JBoss
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (5.56%) VMware

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.56%) Agresso
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) VMware