The first table below looks at the demand for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 75 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing PMP 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.23% 0.54% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 5.41% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £288 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.53 £36.49
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +0.10%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
129 74 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.03% 9.91% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 40 47
Average daily rate £306 £323 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.03% -3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £151 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
PMP
Scotland

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PMP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PMP 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 PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft