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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 67 78 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 12 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.40% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.43% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Average daily rate
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£435 £353 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.40% -17.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £311 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £425 £378
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £27.24
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.49%
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
1362 1165 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.06% 92.61% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 667 326
Average daily rate £363 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £25.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 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 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Project Management
3 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) Banking
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
7 3 (11.11%) DataStage
7 3 (11.11%) Oracle
7 3 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) IBM
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.41%) MS Project
8 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.41%) Retail
8 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.70%) People Management
9 1 (3.70%) QA
9 1 (3.70%) Network Security
9 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.70%) SQL
9 1 (3.70%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.70%) Charles River
9 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
9 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL
9 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.70%) Sun

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) DataStage
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Asset Management
4 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) People Management
7 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Charles River
3 1 (3.70%) Sun
3 1 (3.70%) CODA