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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 119 142 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.92% 12.87% 12.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.93% 17.95% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 82
Average daily rate
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£425 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £5.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
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
920 791 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.67% 71.71% 67.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 373 336
Average daily rate £400 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £21.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.49% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 140 (49.12%) Finance
2 74 (25.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (25.26%) Banking
4 65 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (18.25%) Oracle
5 52 (18.25%) PRINCE2
6 39 (13.68%) Waterfall
7 37 (12.98%) Linux
7 37 (12.98%) Retail
8 33 (11.58%) Scrum
9 31 (10.88%) XML
10 30 (10.53%) Migration
11 28 (9.82%) Java
12 24 (8.42%) Windows
12 24 (8.42%) HTTP
13 23 (8.07%) MS Excel
13 23 (8.07%) Release Management
14 22 (7.72%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (7.37%) Web Services
15 21 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (7.37%) JSON
16 20 (7.02%) Change Management
16 20 (7.02%) SOAP
17 19 (6.67%) Cognos
17 19 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 19 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
17 19 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
17 19 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 19 (6.67%) Cognos Transformer

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.32%) MS Office
3 9 (3.16%) MS Project
4 5 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 19 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Agresso
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.42%) HTTP
2 5 (1.75%) Intranet
3 4 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.40%) SSL
3 4 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (1.05%) SAN
5 2 (0.70%) DNS
6 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.35%) Internet
6 1 (0.35%) ATM
6 1 (0.35%) VoIP
6 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.72%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
2 19 (6.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 19 (6.67%) Cognos Transformer
3 10 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.81%) MS Access
6 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Informix
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.81%) Subversion
1 8 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.40%) Ant
2 4 (1.40%) Maven
2 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.40%) Hudson
2 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.05%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) NUnit
4 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
General
1 140 (49.12%) Finance
2 72 (25.26%) Banking
3 37 (12.98%) Retail
4 18 (6.32%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.16%) Advertising
6 7 (2.46%) Marketing
7 5 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.75%) Front Office
8 4 (1.40%) Publishing
8 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.05%) Back Office
9 3 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (38.95%) Project Manager
2 42 (14.74%) Analyst
3 41 (14.39%) Developer
4 19 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 19 (6.67%) Cognos Developer
5 16 (5.61%) PMO Analyst
6 15 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 12 (4.21%) Cognos BI Developer
7 12 (4.21%) ScrumMaster
8 11 (3.86%) Senior Manager
9 10 (3.51%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (2.46%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (2.46%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.46%) Consultant
12 6 (2.11%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.11%) Architect
12 6 (2.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.88%) XML
2 21 (7.37%) Web Services
2 21 (7.37%) JSON
3 20 (7.02%) SOAP
4 14 (4.91%) HTML
4 14 (4.91%) RESTful
5 12 (4.21%) CSS
5 12 (4.21%) HTML5
5 12 (4.21%) CSS3
6 7 (2.46%) REST
7 6 (2.11%) Velocity
8 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (1.05%) CGI
9 2 (0.70%) .NET
9 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.70%) Java EE
9 2 (0.70%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.70%) jQuery
10 1 (0.35%) Ajax
10 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.91%) FMCG
1 14 (4.91%) Open Source
2 9 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.81%) Fixed Income
3 8 (2.81%) Derivative
4 5 (1.75%) Clustering
4 5 (1.75%) Equities
5 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.05%) PMI
5 3 (1.05%) GIS
6 2 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.98%) Linux
2 24 (8.42%) Windows
3 17 (5.96%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.46%) UNIX
5 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.40%) Windows 2000
6 4 (1.40%) AIX
6 4 (1.40%) HPUX
6 4 (1.40%) Solaris
7 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.70%) SUSE
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (25.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 65 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (18.25%) PRINCE2
4 39 (13.68%) Waterfall
5 33 (11.58%) Scrum
6 30 (10.53%) Migration
7 23 (8.07%) Release Management
8 21 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (7.02%) Change Management
10 19 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
11 18 (6.32%) ITIL
12 17 (5.96%) Business Transformation
12 17 (5.96%) Change Control
13 14 (4.91%) Web Development
13 14 (4.91%) Asset Management
14 13 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (4.56%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (4.21%) Refactoring
15 12 (4.21%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.82%) Java
2 12 (4.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.11%) VBA
4 3 (1.05%) Perl
4 3 (1.05%) C
4 3 (1.05%) SQL
5 2 (0.70%) Korn
5 2 (0.70%) C-shell
6 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.35%) C#
6 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (2.46%) Degree
3 6 (2.11%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (1.75%) PMP
4 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.75%) ACCA
5 4 (1.40%) CIMA
5 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.70%) MCSE
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB
6 2 (0.70%) MBA
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.70%) MCTS
6 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) CFA
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.70%) COBIT
3 2 (0.70%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) SCCM
1 5 (1.75%) Puppet
1 5 (1.75%) Vagrant
1 5 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.70%) OpenView
2 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.70%) nmon
2 2 (0.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.35%) StatsD
3 1 (0.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (18.25%) Oracle
2 19 (6.67%) Cognos
3 14 (4.91%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.56%) HP
5 10 (3.51%) JBoss
6 8 (2.81%) IBM
7 6 (2.11%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.40%) Charles River
8 4 (1.40%) Sun
9 3 (1.05%) VMware
10 2 (0.70%) CA
11 1 (0.35%) Gemalto
11 1 (0.35%) Calypso
11 1 (0.35%) EMC
11 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.35%) Chordiant
11 1 (0.35%) Adobe
11 1 (0.35%) Cisco
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