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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Project
Rank 75 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Project 21 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 2.18% 1.22%
As % of the Applications category 18.92% 18.35% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 7
Average daily rate £375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £321 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £512 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.31 £18.92 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+107.71% -32.41%
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
111 158 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.84% 11.87% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 99 40
Average daily rate £325 £398 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.34% +24.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £159 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -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 5 February 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 5 February 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 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 16 (38.10%) Banking
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (23.81%) MS Office
6 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (19.05%) Change Control
7 8 (19.05%) Programme Management
7 8 (19.05%) Java
7 8 (19.05%) Project Management
8 7 (16.67%) Oracle
8 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 6 (14.29%) JBoss
9 6 (14.29%) Migration
9 6 (14.29%) Retail
9 6 (14.29%) Use Case
9 6 (14.29%) BPMN
9 6 (14.29%) JIRA
9 6 (14.29%) Ticket Management
10 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
10 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
11 4 (9.52%) Retail Banking
11 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
12 3 (7.14%) Data Management
12 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
12 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
3 3 (7.14%) SAS
4 1 (2.38%) CMS
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.81%) MS Office
3 9 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (9.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Project Manager
3 8 (19.05%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Business Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) PMO Lead
7 2 (4.76%) Process Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior PMO
7 2 (4.76%) Senior PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) PMI
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Change Control
3 8 (19.05%) Programme Management
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) BPMN
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (14.29%) Ticket Management
4 6 (14.29%) Use Case
5 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.14%) Analytics
6 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.14%) Data Management
6 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.76%) Process Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Avaya
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Mitel
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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