The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 65 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 24 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.68% 1.17% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.23% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 3
Median daily rate £378 £435 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £385 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £490 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
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
1358 1385 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.23% 95.72% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 752 701
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 39
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

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 May 2016.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 21 (51.22%) Banking
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 20 (48.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (39.02%) Project Management
4 13 (31.71%) Migration
4 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
5 12 (29.27%) Retail Banking
5 12 (29.27%) Retail
6 11 (26.83%) Law
7 6 (14.63%) Mainframe
7 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
7 6 (14.63%) Resource Management
8 5 (12.20%) Middleware
9 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.76%) Unix
9 4 (9.76%) Windows
9 4 (9.76%) SOA
9 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (7.32%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (7.32%) Release Management
10 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
11 2 (4.88%) Change Management
11 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
11 2 (4.88%) Solaris
11 2 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
12 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 21 (51.22%) Banking
2 20 (48.78%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Retail
3 12 (29.27%) Retail Banking
4 11 (26.83%) Law
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (39.02%) Project Management
3 13 (31.71%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.63%) Resource Management
5 4 (9.76%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
5 4 (9.76%) SOA
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.32%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (7.32%) Release Management
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.44%) Project Governance
8 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) Java
1 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) CISM
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) COREP
1 1 (2.44%) FINREP
1 1 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) TSYS