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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Project
Rank 63 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Project 20 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 1.51% 1.21%
As % of the Applications category 13.70% 16.51% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 7
Average daily rate
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£319 £334 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £271 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £448 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £19.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+26.63% -42.42%
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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
146 109 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.27% 9.13% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 67 30
Average daily rate £316 £335 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £131 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 26 (54.17%) Finance
3 22 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (45.83%) MS Office
4 20 (41.67%) Project Management
5 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 15 (31.25%) Banking
7 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) Change Management
9 9 (18.75%) Retail
10 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
11 6 (12.50%) QA
11 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (10.42%) Business Development
13 4 (8.33%) Balanced Scorecard
13 4 (8.33%) Supplier Management
13 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
13 4 (8.33%) Oracle
14 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 3 (6.25%) Change Control
14 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
14 3 (6.25%) ITIL
14 3 (6.25%) Primavera
14 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
14 3 (6.25%) Degree
14 3 (6.25%) Planview

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 22 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 22 (45.83%) MS Office
3 6 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Primavera
2 1 (2.08%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.08%) GSM
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Banking
3 9 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 10 (20.83%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Planner
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Project Planner
7 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) PMO Lead
8 1 (2.08%) PMO Manager
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Data Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.08%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.08%) SAS Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.08%) Social Media
2 1 (2.08%) PMI
2 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.08%) Android
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Project Management
2 16 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (20.83%) Change Management
4 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.42%) Business Development
7 4 (8.33%) Balanced Scorecard
7 4 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.25%) Change Control
8 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Data Management
9 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
10 1 (2.08%) Data Governance
10 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.08%) Business Transformation
10 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) APMP
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.08%) Xen
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Planview
4 2 (4.17%) Niku
4 2 (4.17%) Progress
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
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