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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 70 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Project 16 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.85% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 16.49% 19.50% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 17
Median daily rate £313 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £269 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £367 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.81% +37.50%
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
97 159 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.31% 9.48% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 99 82
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £465 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.82 £10.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.15% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.91 £18.09 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 (85.19%) Finance
2 32 (59.26%) Banking
3 20 (37.04%) MS Visio
4 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
5 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 16 (29.63%) MS Office
6 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (25.93%) Retail
7 14 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
9 12 (22.22%) Project Management
9 12 (22.22%) Law
10 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
11 10 (18.52%) Retail Banking
12 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (9.26%) JIRA
14 5 (9.26%) Sitecore
14 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (9.26%) Process Management
14 5 (9.26%) Scrum
14 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (7.41%) ITIL
15 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
16 3 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
16 3 (5.56%) Planview
16 3 (5.56%) Open Workbench
16 3 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
16 3 (5.56%) 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 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) MS Visio
2 19 (35.19%) MS Excel
3 16 (29.63%) MS Office
4 14 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.56%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.85%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) JIRA
General
1 46 (85.19%) Finance
2 32 (59.26%) Banking
3 14 (25.93%) Retail
4 12 (22.22%) Law
5 10 (18.52%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) Billing
7 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Analyst
2 19 (35.19%) Project Manager
3 12 (22.22%) Financial Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Project Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Change Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Junior
7 4 (7.41%) Junior Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) PMO Planner
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Planner
7 4 (7.41%) Project Planner
8 3 (5.56%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Junior Change Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Junior Financial Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Unix
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
3 12 (22.22%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.26%) Process Management
4 5 (9.26%) Scrum
5 4 (7.41%) ITIL
5 4 (7.41%) Process Improvement
5 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (5.56%) Programme Governance
6 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.56%) Six Sigma
6 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Change Control
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.56%) Niku
3 3 (5.56%) Planview
4 2 (3.70%) EMC
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) Trillium
5 1 (1.85%) GoldenSource