The table below looks at the statistics for MS Project skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Project 11 20 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 1.38% 1.87%
As % of the Applications category 18.64% 17.39% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 20
Median daily rate £359 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £273 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £440 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year
+6.18% +91.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
59 115 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.96% 7.96% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 71 106
Median daily rate £350 £341 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

MS Project
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MS Project as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 11 (61.11%) Business Analysis
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Project Management
5 9 (50.00%) APMP
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
10 3 (16.67%) User Stories
11 2 (11.11%) Trello
11 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
11 2 (11.11%) Legal
11 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
11 2 (11.11%) Web Services
11 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
11 2 (11.11%) MS Office
11 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
11 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
11 2 (11.11%) Change Control
11 2 (11.11%) Banking
11 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (5.56%) Project Planning

MS Project
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Trello
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
1 1 (5.56%) QlikView
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 4 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Procurement Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior PMO
5 1 (5.56%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 11 (61.11%) Business Analysis
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
7 2 (11.11%) Change Control
7 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
7 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
7 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) APMP
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Alteryx
2 1 (5.56%) Mitel
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Talend