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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 61 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Project 36 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.67% 1.49% 2.03%
As % of the Applications category 24.00% 15.67% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 19
Median daily rate £330 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £31.40 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.34% +65.26%
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
150 134 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.11% 9.50% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 82 76
Median daily rate £328 £321 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -1.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
Median hourly rate £15.82 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -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 28 June 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 28 June 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 46 (76.67%) Finance
2 33 (55.00%) Banking
3 25 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 20 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 16 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (25.00%) Retail
7 15 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (23.33%) MS Office
9 13 (21.67%) Project Management
10 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
11 10 (16.67%) Retail Banking
12 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
13 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
14 7 (11.67%) Law
15 6 (10.00%) Project Planning
15 6 (10.00%) JIRA
16 5 (8.33%) Sitecore
16 5 (8.33%) Process Management
16 5 (8.33%) Migration
16 5 (8.33%) Scrum
16 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
17 4 (6.67%) Analytics
18 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
18 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
18 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 20 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 15 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (23.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.67%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) LAN
1 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 46 (76.67%) Finance
2 33 (55.00%) Banking
3 15 (25.00%) Retail
4 10 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 7 (11.67%) Law
6 3 (5.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 11 (18.33%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Digital Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Change Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) PMO Planner
6 4 (6.67%) Programme Planner
6 4 (6.67%) Project Planner
7 3 (5.00%) Change Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Junior
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Change Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Junior Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Process Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Project Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (21.67%) Project Management
3 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.33%) Migration
5 5 (8.33%) Process Management
5 5 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (6.67%) Analytics
7 3 (5.00%) Change Control
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL
7 3 (5.00%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.00%) Programme Governance
7 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.33%) APMP
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) EMC
4 2 (3.33%) Trillium
5 1 (1.67%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.67%) Google