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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 70 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Project 6 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.66% 1.25% 1.98%
As % of the Applications category 7.06% 15.97% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 21
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +25.00%
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
85 119 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.28% 7.83% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 79 69
Median daily rate £321 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.45 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.93% +1.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £11.45 £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Banking
3 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Retail Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Retail
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
5 6 (28.57%) Law
5 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) APMP
7 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (14.29%) Niku
8 3 (14.29%) Primavera
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Planview
8 3 (14.29%) Open Workbench
8 3 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
9 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (9.52%) Migration

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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (14.29%) Open Workbench
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Trello
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Banking
3 6 (28.57%) Law
3 6 (28.57%) Retail
3 6 (28.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Project Manager
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Change Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Procurement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) PRINCE2
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.76%) Process Management
6 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) APMP
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Niku
2 3 (14.29%) Planview