The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 82 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing PMP 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.072% 0.16% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 1.63% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £41.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +19.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
158 123 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.43% 10.02% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 63 29
Average daily rate £350 £325 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £200 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) MS Project
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Planview
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) DataStage
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) PMBOK

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 (10.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) DataStage
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) PMO Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planner
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Planview