The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 71 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 1.33% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.42% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
Average daily rate £353 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £353 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £389 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.32% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.98 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+48.28% -10.08%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 704 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 93.49% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.17 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
IT Project Manager
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (48.15%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (14.81%) Security Management
6 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
6 4 (14.81%) Banking
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (11.11%) EDI
8 2 (7.41%) MS Office
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
8 2 (7.41%) JBoss
8 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (7.41%) Java
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
8 2 (7.41%) GIS
8 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.41%) Retail
9 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) DB2
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.70%) DataStage
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Time Management
7 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 1 (3.70%) IBM