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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 57 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 37 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.67% 1.49% 1.44%
As % of the Applications category 21.26% 15.22% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 12
Median daily rate £335 £319 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
MS Project
Scotland

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
174 138 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.54% 9.82% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 83 69
Median daily rate £325 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016, 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 44 (74.58%) Finance
2 30 (50.85%) Banking
3 26 (44.07%) MS Excel
4 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
5 19 (32.20%) MS Visio
6 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (25.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (22.03%) Project Management
8 12 (20.34%) MS Office
8 12 (20.34%) Retail
9 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
11 8 (13.56%) Retail Banking
12 7 (11.86%) JIRA
13 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
13 6 (10.17%) Process Management
13 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
14 5 (8.47%) Migration
14 5 (8.47%) Law
14 5 (8.47%) Scrum
14 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (8.47%) Sitecore
15 4 (6.78%) Supplier Management
15 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
15 4 (6.78%) Oracle
15 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
15 4 (6.78%) Analytics

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 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
2 2 (3.39%) SAS
3 1 (1.69%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (44.07%) MS Excel
2 19 (32.20%) MS Visio
3 15 (25.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (20.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.69%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LAN
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) JIRA
General
1 44 (74.58%) Finance
2 30 (50.85%) Banking
3 12 (20.34%) Retail
4 8 (13.56%) Retail Banking
5 5 (8.47%) Law
6 3 (5.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Analyst
2 18 (30.51%) Project Manager
3 12 (20.34%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Digital Project Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Project Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) PMO Planner
5 4 (6.78%) Process Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Project Planner
5 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Programme Planner
7 2 (3.39%) Change Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Project Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) PMI
3 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (22.03%) Project Management
3 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.17%) Process Management
4 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.47%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.78%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.08%) Change Control
7 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 3 (5.08%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.39%) APMP
2 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) EMC
4 2 (3.39%) Trillium
5 1 (1.69%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.69%) Google