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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 51 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Project 29 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.12% 1.07% 2.47%
As % of the Applications category 17.90% 14.46% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £408 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +52.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £588 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -37.31%
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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
162 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.84% 7.38% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 44 50
Average daily rate £396 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £113 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £453 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £30.75 £10.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £13.20 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 27 (51.92%) MS Excel
3 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 20 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (36.54%) MS Office
5 18 (34.62%) Project Management
6 14 (26.92%) Project Planning
7 13 (25.00%) Retail
7 13 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
9 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.38%) Change Management
9 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (13.46%) Data Management
10 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
10 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (13.46%) Data Quality
11 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (11.54%) Data Governance
11 6 (11.54%) Retail Banking
12 5 (9.62%) QA
12 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
12 5 (9.62%) Business Development
12 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
13 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (7.69%) SAS
13 4 (7.69%) SQL
13 4 (7.69%) Oracle
13 4 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
13 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (7.69%) SAS
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
Applications
1 27 (51.92%) MS Excel
2 20 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (36.54%) MS Office
4 13 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 13 (25.00%) Retail
4 6 (11.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
1 14 (26.92%) Project Manager
2 7 (13.46%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (9.62%) Programme Planner
4 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) PMO Manager
5 3 (5.77%) SAS Data Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.77%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.92%) Designer
7 1 (1.92%) Planning Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Content Manager
7 1 (1.92%) UX Designer
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Project Management
2 14 (26.92%) Project Planning
3 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
4 8 (15.38%) Change Management
4 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.46%) Data Management
5 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Data Governance
7 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) Business Development
7 5 (9.62%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (5.77%) Dependency Management
9 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.77%) Use Case
9 3 (5.77%) BPMN
10 1 (1.92%) Change Control
10 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.92%) PMP
2 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) Data Quality
2 5 (9.62%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) EMIR
3 1 (1.92%) AIFMD
3 1 (1.92%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Progress
4 2 (3.85%) Planview
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Primavera
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