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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 77 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing PMP 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 3.96% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +169.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.38 £38.98
% change year-on-year
-16.60% -16.94%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
136 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.63% 9.81% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 48 29
Average daily rate £375 £385 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
PMP
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) OpenView
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) CAE
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) MS Project
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Banking

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) CAE
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Distribution
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP