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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 127 161 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.94% 13.48% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.61% 18.53% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 94 36
Average daily rate
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£389 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
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
1094 869 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 72.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 531 267
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 127 (41.23%) Finance
2 95 (30.84%) Banking
3 77 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (18.83%) PRINCE2
5 48 (15.58%) MS Excel
5 48 (15.58%) Business Analysis
6 32 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (10.39%) Oracle
6 32 (10.39%) Change Management
7 31 (10.06%) Retail
8 30 (9.74%) Migration
9 28 (9.09%) MS Office
10 26 (8.44%) SQL Server
10 26 (8.44%) Microsoft
11 24 (7.79%) QA
12 23 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (7.14%) People Management
13 22 (7.14%) Project Planning
13 22 (7.14%) MS Access
14 20 (6.49%) MS Project
14 20 (6.49%) SQL
14 20 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
15 19 (6.17%) Asset Management
16 17 (5.52%) Retail Banking
17 16 (5.19%) Data Modelling
17 16 (5.19%) Investment Management
18 15 (4.87%) .NET
18 15 (4.87%) Supplier Management
18 15 (4.87%) Risk Management
19 14 (4.55%) ITIL

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.60%) IBM Notes
3 7 (2.27%) SAS
4 3 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) WordPress
6 1 (0.32%) nginx
6 1 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 48 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.09%) MS Office
3 20 (6.49%) MS Project
3 20 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.32%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.62%) Firewall
2 4 (1.30%) Intranet
3 3 (0.97%) Network Security
4 2 (0.65%) VLAN
4 2 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.65%) WAN
4 2 (0.65%) VPN
4 2 (0.65%) LAN
4 2 (0.65%) SAN
5 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) VoIP
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.14%) MS Access
3 12 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.30%) OLAP
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.65%) DataStage
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (1.62%) PeopleTools
2 4 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.32%) Toad
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 127 (41.23%) Finance
2 95 (30.84%) Banking
3 31 (10.06%) Retail
4 17 (5.52%) Retail Banking
5 5 (1.62%) Marketing
5 5 (1.62%) Front Office
6 4 (1.30%) Private Banking
7 3 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.97%) Publishing
8 2 (0.65%) Law
8 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 135 (43.83%) Project Manager
2 69 (22.40%) Analyst
3 32 (10.39%) Business Analyst
4 18 (5.84%) Developer
5 16 (5.19%) PMO Analyst
6 15 (4.87%) Programme Manager
6 15 (4.87%) Infrastructure Manager
7 14 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 13 (4.22%) Coordinator
8 13 (4.22%) Project Coordinator
9 12 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
10 10 (3.25%) Data Analyst
11 9 (2.92%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.60%) Change Manager
12 8 (2.60%) Business Manager
13 7 (2.27%) PMO Lead
14 6 (1.95%) PMO Manager
14 6 (1.95%) Senior Project Manager
14 6 (1.95%) Business Project Manager
14 6 (1.95%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.87%) .NET
2 9 (2.92%) HTML
2 9 (2.92%) CSS
3 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (2.60%) .NET Framework
3 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.62%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.32%) Middleware
5 1 (0.32%) SOAP
5 1 (0.32%) Web Services
5 1 (0.32%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) CGI
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.32%) JSON
5 1 (0.32%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.32%) OAuth
5 1 (0.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.27%) Credit Risk
3 5 (1.62%) Derivative
4 4 (1.30%) Open Source
5 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.65%) RMADS
6 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.65%) NHS
6 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.65%) PMI
6 2 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.32%) CESG
7 1 (0.32%) Replication
7 1 (0.32%) Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.22%) Windows
2 5 (1.62%) Linux
3 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.32%) UNIX
6 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 58 (18.83%) PRINCE2
3 48 (15.58%) Business Analysis
4 32 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (10.39%) Change Management
5 30 (9.74%) Migration
6 22 (7.14%) People Management
6 22 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 19 (6.17%) Asset Management
8 16 (5.19%) Data Modelling
8 16 (5.19%) Investment Management
9 15 (4.87%) Supplier Management
9 15 (4.87%) Risk Management
10 14 (4.55%) ITIL
11 13 (4.22%) Data Management
12 12 (3.90%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.57%) Programme Management
13 11 (3.57%) Scrum
13 11 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
14 10 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.49%) SQL
2 13 (4.22%) VBA
3 10 (3.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.92%) C#
5 5 (1.62%) C
5 5 (1.62%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.30%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.30%) PeopleCode
6 4 (1.30%) SQR
7 3 (0.97%) Java
8 1 (0.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.32%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (2.92%) Degree
2 7 (2.27%) ISEB
3 5 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.65%) APMP
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) HND
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.79%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.32%) SCCM
1 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (10.39%) Oracle
2 26 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.60%) PeopleSoft
3 8 (2.60%) Lotus
4 6 (1.95%) EMC
5 5 (1.62%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.62%) Teradata
6 4 (1.30%) VMware
6 4 (1.30%) SAP
7 2 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.32%) Charles River
8 1 (0.32%) Informatica
8 1 (0.32%) CODA
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.32%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) HP
8 1 (0.32%) Sun
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago