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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 65 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 14 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.36% 1.64% 1.09%
As % of the Applications category 13.21% 17.61% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 9
Median daily rate £378 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £269 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year
+67.64% +2.40%
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
106 159 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.26% 9.30% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 102 62
Median daily rate £335 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £203 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.26 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.19% -1.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 43 (87.76%) Finance
2 28 (57.14%) Banking
3 19 (38.78%) MS Visio
4 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
5 16 (32.65%) MS Office
6 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (26.53%) Retail
8 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2
9 12 (24.49%) Law
10 11 (22.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
11 10 (20.41%) Retail Banking
12 9 (18.37%) Project Management
13 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
13 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (10.20%) Scrum
15 5 (10.20%) Sitecore
15 5 (10.20%) JIRA
16 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
16 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
16 4 (8.16%) ITIL
16 4 (8.16%) Process Management
17 3 (6.12%) Niku
17 3 (6.12%) Primavera
17 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
17 3 (6.12%) Software Testing

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 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (38.78%) MS Visio
2 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
3 16 (32.65%) MS Office
4 11 (22.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (6.12%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.04%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) JIRA
General
1 43 (87.76%) Finance
2 28 (57.14%) Banking
3 13 (26.53%) Retail
4 12 (24.49%) Law
5 10 (20.41%) Retail Banking
6 3 (6.12%) Legal
7 1 (2.04%) Billing
7 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 18 (36.73%) Project Manager
3 12 (24.49%) Financial Analyst
4 11 (22.45%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) Service Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Change Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Digital Project Manager
6 6 (12.24%) Project Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Junior
7 4 (8.16%) Junior Project Manager
7 4 (8.16%) PMO Planner
7 4 (8.16%) Project Planner
8 3 (6.12%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Change Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Junior Financial Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Programme Planner
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.16%) Process Management
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.12%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Programme Governance
6 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Change Control
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.12%) Niku
3 3 (6.12%) Planview
4 2 (4.08%) EMC
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Trillium
5 1 (2.04%) GoldenSource