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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 66 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Project 25 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.55% 1.64% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 19.08% 16.03% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £243 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.33%
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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
131 131 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.11% 10.26% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 79 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £122 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £18.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 27 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 23 (47.92%) Finance
3 20 (41.67%) MS Office
4 17 (35.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) Project Management
7 13 (27.08%) Banking
8 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
9 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.58%) Change Control
9 7 (14.58%) QA
10 6 (12.50%) Retail
11 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (10.42%) Change Management
12 4 (8.33%) ITIL
12 4 (8.33%) Planview
13 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (6.25%) APMP
13 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
13 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
13 3 (6.25%) Balanced Scorecard
13 3 (6.25%) Migration
13 3 (6.25%) Oracle
13 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
14 2 (4.17%) Niku
14 2 (4.17%) Primavera
14 2 (4.17%) Firewall

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (41.67%) MS Office
3 17 (35.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (22.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (4.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Primavera
2 1 (2.08%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.08%) GSM
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 13 (27.08%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Project Planner
7 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.17%) PMO Lead
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) PMO Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Project Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) PMI
1 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) NHS
2 1 (2.08%) Social Media
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 15 (31.25%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.58%) Change Control
5 5 (10.42%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.25%) Balanced Scorecard
7 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.17%) IT Governance
8 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.08%) Fund Accounting
9 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.08%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.25%) APMP
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Xen
1 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Planview
3 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Niku
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
iKonnect
Rate: £265 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago