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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 72 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 21 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.85% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.91% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £381 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £368 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £26.98 £31.78
% change year-on-year
+100.18% -15.11%
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
1563 1102 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 92.98% 93.71% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 597 456
Average daily rate £388 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 33
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.85 £42.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (37.14%) Project Management
4 6 (17.14%) Banking
4 6 (17.14%) SDLC
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) DataStage
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
6 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
7 2 (5.71%) Law
8 1 (2.86%) Service Management
8 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.86%) Front Office
8 1 (2.86%) Advertising
8 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
8 1 (2.86%) Web Design
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.86%) MS Project
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
8 1 (2.86%) Web Services
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
8 1 (2.86%) CRM

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) thinkFolio
1 1 (2.86%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DataStage
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (37.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) SDLC
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.43%) ETL
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.86%) User Stories
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Web Design
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Data Management
7 1 (2.86%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL
7 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) BI-SAM
3 1 (2.86%) Vermilion