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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Project
Rank 63 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Project 13 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 2.01% 3.23%
As % of the Applications category 11.61% 20.72% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 28
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £244 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -30.90%
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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
112 111 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.40% 9.72% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 65
Average daily rate £335 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.95 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% -3.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £5.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.45 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (45.00%) MS Visio
3 14 (35.00%) MS Office
4 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
4 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (27.50%) Banking
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.00%) Project Management
6 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 5 (12.50%) Data Management
8 5 (12.50%) Agresso
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle
8 5 (12.50%) Change Control
9 4 (10.00%) Use Case
9 4 (10.00%) BPMN
9 4 (10.00%) JBoss
9 4 (10.00%) Java
9 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) JIRA
9 4 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (10.00%) Workflow
10 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
10 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
10 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
1 18 (45.00%) MS Visio
2 14 (35.00%) MS Office
3 9 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (27.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Implementation Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Junior
5 3 (7.50%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Planning Manager
6 2 (5.00%) PMO Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Planner
6 2 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Deployment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) PRINCE2
1 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 5 (12.50%) Data Management
4 5 (12.50%) Change Control
5 4 (10.00%) Use Case
5 4 (10.00%) BPMN
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (7.50%) Data Governance
6 3 (7.50%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
2 1 (2.50%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) BI-SAM
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