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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 162 180 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.66% 14.03% 8.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.92% 19.40% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 33
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £320 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.54 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.99% -1.36%
Project Management
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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
1164 928 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.63% 72.33% 70.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 528 241
Average daily rate £388 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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.

1 114 (39.45%) Finance
2 92 (31.83%) Banking
3 70 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (17.99%) PRINCE2
5 47 (16.26%) Business Analysis
6 46 (15.92%) MS Excel
7 31 (10.73%) Oracle
8 30 (10.38%) Change Management
8 30 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (10.38%) Migration
9 29 (10.03%) Retail
10 27 (9.34%) MS Office
11 25 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (8.30%) SQL Server
13 23 (7.96%) Microsoft
14 22 (7.61%) MS Access
15 21 (7.27%) MS Project
15 21 (7.27%) Project Planning
15 21 (7.27%) QA
16 18 (6.23%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (6.23%) SQL
16 18 (6.23%) ITIL
17 16 (5.54%) Asset Management
18 15 (5.19%) Retail Banking
19 14 (4.84%) .NET
19 14 (4.84%) Data Modelling
19 14 (4.84%) Risk Management
19 14 (4.84%) Investment Management
19 14 (4.84%) People Management
20 13 (4.50%) Supplier Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.77%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.08%) SAS
4 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) Lync
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) WordPress
6 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 27 (9.34%) MS Office
3 21 (7.27%) MS Project
4 18 (6.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) PaaS
2 2 (0.69%) IaaS
2 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.73%) Firewall
2 3 (1.04%) Network Security
2 3 (1.04%) VPN
2 3 (1.04%) Intranet
3 2 (0.69%) SAN
3 2 (0.69%) LAN
3 2 (0.69%) WAN
3 2 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.69%) VLAN
4 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) VoIP
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.61%) MS Access
3 12 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.38%) OLAP
4 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.69%) DataStage
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.38%) PeopleTools
2 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.35%) Toad
4 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 114 (39.45%) Finance
2 92 (31.83%) Banking
3 29 (10.03%) Retail
4 15 (5.19%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.73%) Front Office
6 4 (1.38%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
7 2 (0.69%) Law
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (44.29%) Project Manager
2 64 (22.15%) Analyst
3 27 (9.34%) Business Analyst
4 17 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 16 (5.54%) PMO Analyst
6 15 (5.19%) Developer
7 11 (3.81%) Coordinator
7 11 (3.81%) Data Analyst
7 11 (3.81%) Project Coordinator
7 11 (3.81%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (3.46%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (3.46%) Change Manager
8 10 (3.46%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 9 (3.11%) .NET Developer
10 7 (2.42%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (2.42%) Business Manager
11 5 (1.73%) Portfolio Manager
11 5 (1.73%) PMO Manager
11 5 (1.73%) Architect
11 5 (1.73%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.84%) .NET
2 9 (3.11%) HTML
2 9 (3.11%) CSS
3 8 (2.77%) .NET Framework
3 8 (2.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (1.73%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.35%) JSON
5 1 (0.35%) OAuth
5 1 (0.35%) RESTful
5 1 (0.35%) SOAP
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) CGI
5 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.73%) Derivative
2 5 (1.73%) Credit Risk
3 4 (1.38%) Open Source
4 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.69%) RMADS
5 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.69%) PMI
5 2 (0.69%) NHS
5 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.35%) Clustering
6 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.35%) CESG
6 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.35%) GIS
6 1 (0.35%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.15%) Windows
2 5 (1.73%) Linux
3 3 (1.04%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) UNIX
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 52 (17.99%) PRINCE2
3 47 (16.26%) Business Analysis
4 30 (10.38%) Change Management
4 30 (10.38%) Migration
4 30 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (7.27%) Project Planning
6 18 (6.23%) ITIL
7 16 (5.54%) Asset Management
8 14 (4.84%) Risk Management
8 14 (4.84%) Data Modelling
8 14 (4.84%) Investment Management
8 14 (4.84%) People Management
9 13 (4.50%) Supplier Management
9 13 (4.50%) Service Management
9 13 (4.50%) Data Management
10 12 (4.15%) Scrum
10 12 (4.15%) Data Analysis
11 10 (3.46%) Programme Management
11 10 (3.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.23%) SQL
2 11 (3.81%) VBA
3 10 (3.46%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.11%) C#
5 5 (1.73%) C
6 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.04%) PeopleCode
7 3 (1.04%) SQR
8 2 (0.69%) Java
9 1 (0.35%) PHP
9 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (2.42%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.73%) ISEB
4 4 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.04%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.35%) CISSP
6 1 (0.35%) PMP
6 1 (0.35%) APMP
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.27%) QA
2 7 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.35%) COBIT
6 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (10.73%) Oracle
2 23 (7.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.77%) Lotus
4 7 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (1.73%) EMC
5 5 (1.73%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.38%) VMware
7 3 (1.04%) Teradata
8 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.35%) Cisco
9 1 (0.35%) IBM
9 1 (0.35%) Sun
9 1 (0.35%) HP
9 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.35%) Charles River
9 1 (0.35%) BT
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix
9 1 (0.35%) Informatica
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