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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 70 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing PMP 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.85% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 7.69% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
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£365 £425 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +142.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
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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
98 130 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.04% 11.05% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £289 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.14 £19.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.57% -44.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.30 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.13 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) OpenView
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (25.00%) CAE
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
6 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) CAE
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OpenView
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
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