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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 56 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Project 38 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.48% 1.58% 2.05%
As % of the Applications category 21.47% 13.94% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 19
Average daily rate £375 £325 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £213 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £447 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
-4.43% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -21.05%
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
177 165 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.54% 11.31% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 106 66
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £189 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, 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 37 (66.07%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (42.86%) Banking
3 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
4 16 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (23.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (19.64%) JIRA
6 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
6 11 (19.64%) Project Management
7 10 (17.86%) MS Office
8 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.29%) Retail
9 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
9 8 (14.29%) Oracle
10 6 (10.71%) Java
10 6 (10.71%) JBoss
10 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.71%) Use Case
10 6 (10.71%) BPMN
10 6 (10.71%) Ticket Management
11 5 (8.93%) Sitecore
11 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
11 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (8.93%) Migration
11 5 (8.93%) Scrum
11 5 (8.93%) Process Management
12 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (7.14%) Process Improvement
12 4 (7.14%) Project Planning

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (10.71%) JBoss
1 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 13 (23.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (17.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.79%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LAN
1 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) JIRA
General
1 37 (66.07%) Finance
2 24 (42.86%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Law
5 3 (5.36%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Project Manager
3 10 (17.86%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Project Planner
6 3 (5.36%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.36%) PMO Planner
6 3 (5.36%) Process Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Programme Planner
6 3 (5.36%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) PMO Support Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior PMO
7 2 (3.57%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Unix
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
2 11 (19.64%) Project Management
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 6 (10.71%) BPMN
5 6 (10.71%) Ticket Management
5 6 (10.71%) Use Case
6 5 (8.93%) Migration
6 5 (8.93%) Process Management
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) Analytics
7 4 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.36%) ITIL
8 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Supplier Management
9 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) Java
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.57%) APMP
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.57%) EMC
4 2 (3.57%) Trillium
5 1 (1.79%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.79%) Google
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Flexible for right candidate
Posted: 16 days ago