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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 69 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.74% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate
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£480 £416 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% +18.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £407 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+39.40% -9.23%
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
1396 1081 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.68% 90.99% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 568 389
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £41.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 2014.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) Retail
5 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
6 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) MS Project
7 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
8 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
8 1 (3.70%) People Management
8 1 (3.70%) Marketing
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) QA
8 1 (3.70%) Network Security
8 1 (3.70%) PMI

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.70%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 4 (14.81%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Campaign Management
7 1 (3.70%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.70%) Chordiant
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Sun
2 1 (3.70%) CODA
2 1 (3.70%) Charles River