The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 75 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing PMI 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.083% 0.53% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 2.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£365 £400 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -40.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
282 271 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.40% 24.05% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 125 97
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £14.39 £17.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £29.15 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMI across the Edinburgh region.

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PMI
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PMI 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 PMI.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) PMP

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PMI 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 PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Audit Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP