The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 101 121 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.73% 10.50% 11.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 14.63% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 75
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £285 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £5.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
Project Management
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
949 827 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.61% 71.79% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 396 327
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.65 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Edinburgh region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 119 (49.17%) Finance
2 71 (29.34%) Banking
3 66 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (19.01%) PRINCE2
6 40 (16.53%) Oracle
7 30 (12.40%) Retail
8 25 (10.33%) Scrum
9 24 (9.92%) Java
10 23 (9.50%) Migration
11 22 (9.09%) Linux
12 21 (8.68%) Retail Banking
12 21 (8.68%) Waterfall
13 18 (7.44%) MS Excel
14 16 (6.61%) Windows
14 16 (6.61%) XML
15 15 (6.20%) Change Management
15 15 (6.20%) Asset Management
15 15 (6.20%) Change Control
16 14 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (5.79%) HTTP
17 12 (4.96%) JBoss
17 12 (4.96%) MS Office
17 12 (4.96%) Release Management
18 11 (4.55%) Resource Management
18 11 (4.55%) Business Analysis
18 11 (4.55%) ITIL
18 11 (4.55%) Microsoft
18 11 (4.55%) HP
19 10 (4.13%) Business Intelligence

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Management 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 Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.96%) JBoss
2 4 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.96%) MS Office
3 9 (3.72%) MS Project
4 5 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.79%) HTTP
2 3 (1.24%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.24%) SSL
2 3 (1.24%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (0.83%) SAN
3 2 (0.83%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.72%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.31%) Cognos Report Studio
3 8 (3.31%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 8 (3.31%) Cognos Transformer
4 7 (2.89%) MS Access
5 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Subversion
1 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.41%) NUnit
General
1 119 (49.17%) Finance
2 71 (29.34%) Banking
3 30 (12.40%) Retail
4 21 (8.68%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.72%) Advertising
6 7 (2.89%) Front Office
7 4 (1.65%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.24%) Marketing
8 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.24%) Publishing
9 2 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.83%) Legal
9 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 107 (44.21%) Project Manager
2 33 (13.64%) Analyst
3 23 (9.50%) Developer
4 16 (6.61%) Business Analyst
5 14 (5.79%) ScrumMaster
6 12 (4.96%) PMO Analyst
6 12 (4.96%) Programme Manager
7 11 (4.55%) Consultant
8 9 (3.72%) Senior Manager
9 8 (3.31%) Senior Project Manager
9 8 (3.31%) Cognos Developer
10 7 (2.89%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (2.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.48%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.48%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (2.48%) Web Engineer
12 5 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (2.07%) Systems Analyst
13 4 (1.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.61%) XML
2 10 (4.13%) JSON
3 8 (3.31%) HTML
4 7 (2.89%) CSS
4 7 (2.89%) SOAP
4 7 (2.89%) Web Services
4 7 (2.89%) HTML5
4 7 (2.89%) CSS3
5 6 (2.48%) RESTful
6 4 (1.65%) Velocity
6 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.83%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.83%) .NET
8 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.41%) CGI
8 1 (0.41%) Ajax
8 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.72%) Derivative
1 9 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.31%) Open Source
2 8 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.89%) FMCG
4 5 (2.07%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.24%) PMI
5 3 (1.24%) Equities
5 3 (1.24%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.83%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.83%) GIS
6 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.09%) Linux
2 16 (6.61%) Windows
3 8 (3.31%) Mac OS X
4 6 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.65%) Windows 2000
5 4 (1.65%) UNIX
6 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.83%) SUSE
6 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.83%) AIX
6 2 (0.83%) HPUX
6 2 (0.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 58 (23.97%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (19.01%) PRINCE2
4 25 (10.33%) Scrum
5 23 (9.50%) Migration
6 21 (8.68%) Waterfall
7 15 (6.20%) Change Control
7 15 (6.20%) Asset Management
7 15 (6.20%) Change Management
8 12 (4.96%) Release Management
9 11 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.55%) Resource Management
9 11 (4.55%) ITIL
10 10 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.13%) Investment Management
10 10 (4.13%) Agile Project Management
11 9 (3.72%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.72%) Web Development
12 8 (3.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.92%) Java
2 7 (2.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.07%) C
4 3 (1.24%) VBA
5 2 (0.83%) Korn
5 2 (0.83%) C-shell
5 2 (0.83%) SQL
5 2 (0.83%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.48%) PMP
2 6 (2.48%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.07%) Degree
3 5 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.65%) ACCA
4 4 (1.65%) CIMA
5 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) MCSE
6 2 (0.83%) MBA
6 2 (0.83%) MCTS
7 1 (0.41%) CFA
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (1.65%) QA
1 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.83%) EMIR
2 2 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) SCCM
2 2 (0.83%) SCOM
2 2 (0.83%) nmon
2 2 (0.83%) OpenView
2 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (16.53%) Oracle
2 11 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.55%) HP
3 10 (4.13%) IBM
4 8 (3.31%) Cognos
5 4 (1.65%) Chordiant
5 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.65%) Charles River
6 2 (0.83%) VMware
6 2 (0.83%) Fujitsu
6 2 (0.83%) CA
6 2 (0.83%) Sun
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco
7 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.41%) Gemalto
7 1 (0.41%) Remedy
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