The first table below looks at the demand for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 63 55 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.17% 3.62%
As % of the Applications category 16.41% 15.38% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £294 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.54% -13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £259 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +47.05%
Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
128 78 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.02% 7.62% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 36 58
Average daily rate £325 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.84% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £111 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.25 £13.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Project
Scotland

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Project Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MS Project
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Project across the Edinburgh region.

MS Project Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Project
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Project across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MS Project Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

MS Project
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Project across the Edinburgh region.

MS Project Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

MS Project
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Project also 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 that cited MS Project.

1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
3 15 (31.91%) MS Office
4 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
5 13 (27.66%) Project Management
5 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
5 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
7 10 (21.28%) Banking
8 8 (17.02%) Change Control
9 7 (14.89%) Oracle
10 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
10 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (10.64%) Migration
11 5 (10.64%) Agresso
12 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
12 4 (8.51%) Java
12 4 (8.51%) JBoss
12 4 (8.51%) Workflow
12 4 (8.51%) Data Management
12 4 (8.51%) JIRA
12 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
12 4 (8.51%) Use Case
12 4 (8.51%) BPMN
12 4 (8.51%) Fund Accounting
13 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
13 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
13 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Project also 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 that cited MS Project. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (44.68%) MS Excel
2 15 (31.91%) MS Office
3 14 (29.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Agresso
2 3 (6.38%) MultiFonds
3 1 (2.13%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ATM
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Project Manager
2 14 (29.79%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Planning Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Junior
5 3 (6.38%) Implementation Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Programme Planner
6 2 (4.26%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) PMO Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Support Assistant
7 1 (2.13%) Deployment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Project Management
1 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
3 8 (17.02%) Change Control
4 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
5 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Workflow
6 4 (8.51%) Data Management
6 4 (8.51%) BPMN
6 4 (8.51%) Fund Accounting
6 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.51%) Use Case
7 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Change Management
7 3 (6.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) Java
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) BI-SAM
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Primavera
5 1 (2.13%) Planview
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
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