The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 184 68 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.81% 8.99% 13.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.21% 12.85% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 33 92
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £274 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £573 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.07 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +23.63%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
958 529 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 71.92% 69.97% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 240 406
Average daily rate £396 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +144.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Project Management
Scotland

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 16 April 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 16 April 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.

1 138 (45.70%) Finance
2 80 (26.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (22.85%) PRINCE2
4 66 (21.85%) Banking
5 53 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (12.91%) Migration
7 38 (12.58%) Oracle
8 35 (11.59%) Scrum
9 34 (11.26%) Change Management
10 31 (10.26%) Retail
11 27 (8.94%) Asset Management
11 27 (8.94%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.28%) Business Transformation
13 21 (6.95%) Java
13 21 (6.95%) Linux
13 21 (6.95%) MS Excel
14 20 (6.62%) Windows
15 19 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (6.29%) Release Management
16 18 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (5.96%) Web Services
16 18 (5.96%) XML
16 18 (5.96%) SOAP
17 17 (5.63%) ITIL
17 17 (5.63%) Programme Management
17 17 (5.63%) Agile Project Management
18 16 (5.30%) Change Control
18 16 (5.30%) Investment Management
18 16 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
19 15 (4.97%) Business Analysis

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.30%) MS Project
3 12 (3.97%) MS Office
4 6 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (3.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.65%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Taleo
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.33%) PaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.65%) HTTP
2 5 (1.66%) Intranet
2 5 (1.66%) DNS
3 4 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.99%) SSL
4 3 (0.99%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.66%) Firewall
6 1 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.33%) Multicast
6 1 (0.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.33%) SNMP
6 1 (0.33%) IPv4
6 1 (0.33%) IPv6
6 1 (0.33%) SAN
6 1 (0.33%) ATM
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) VoIP
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.32%) MS Access
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.66%) Informix
4 2 (0.66%) DataStage
4 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.31%) Ant
1 10 (3.31%) Maven
2 9 (2.98%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.98%) Hudson
2 9 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.66%) Subversion
3 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.66%) JUnit
4 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 138 (45.70%) Finance
2 66 (21.85%) Banking
3 31 (10.26%) Retail
4 11 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 10 (3.31%) Publishing
6 9 (2.98%) Front Office
7 8 (2.65%) Marketing
8 6 (1.99%) Legal
9 5 (1.66%) Advertising
9 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.99%) Back Office
12 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.66%) International Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (53.97%) Project Manager
2 33 (10.93%) Analyst
3 19 (6.29%) Developer
4 18 (5.96%) Agile Project Manager
5 16 (5.30%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.30%) Senior Manager
6 13 (4.30%) Senior Project Manager
6 13 (4.30%) IT Project Manager
7 12 (3.97%) Business Manager
7 12 (3.97%) Cognos Developer
8 11 (3.64%) PMO Analyst
8 11 (3.64%) PMO Manager
9 10 (3.31%) Business Project Manager
9 10 (3.31%) Release Manager
10 9 (2.98%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (2.65%) Change Manager
11 8 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (2.65%) Cognos BI Developer
12 7 (2.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.96%) SOAP
1 18 (5.96%) Web Services
1 18 (5.96%) XML
2 13 (4.30%) REST
3 7 (2.32%) JSON
3 7 (2.32%) Velocity
4 6 (1.99%) EDI
5 4 (1.32%) Middleware
5 4 (1.32%) HTML
5 4 (1.32%) RESTful
6 3 (0.99%) HTML5
6 3 (0.99%) CSS
6 3 (0.99%) CGI
7 2 (0.66%) Spring
7 2 (0.66%) CSS3
8 1 (0.33%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.33%) Spring Web Flow
8 1 (0.33%) JPA
8 1 (0.33%) OAuth
8 1 (0.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.30%) FMCG
2 12 (3.97%) Hedge funds
3 9 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.99%) GIS
5 4 (1.32%) Open Source
6 3 (0.99%) Equities
6 3 (0.99%) Derivative
6 3 (0.99%) NHS
6 3 (0.99%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Clustering
7 2 (0.66%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.33%) Replication
8 1 (0.33%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.33%) PACS
8 1 (0.33%) e-Health
8 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.95%) Linux
2 20 (6.62%) Windows
3 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
3 4 (1.32%) UNIX
4 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.33%) AIX
5 1 (0.33%) HPUX
5 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 69 (22.85%) PRINCE2
3 53 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (12.91%) Migration
5 35 (11.59%) Scrum
6 34 (11.26%) Change Management
7 27 (8.94%) Asset Management
7 27 (8.94%) Waterfall
8 22 (7.28%) Business Transformation
9 19 (6.29%) Release Management
10 18 (5.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (5.63%) Agile Project Management
11 17 (5.63%) Programme Management
11 17 (5.63%) ITIL
12 16 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.30%) Change Control
12 16 (5.30%) Investment Management
13 15 (4.97%) Business Analysis
14 14 (4.64%) Fund Accounting
15 13 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.95%) Java
2 5 (1.66%) SQL
3 3 (0.99%) VBA
3 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.99%) C
4 2 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (3.31%) ACCA
2 9 (2.98%) CIMA
3 7 (2.32%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.32%) Degree
4 6 (1.99%) ISEB
5 5 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.31%) Puppet
1 10 (3.31%) Vagrant
1 10 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) StatsD
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.33%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 38 (12.58%) Oracle
2 12 (3.97%) Cognos
3 10 (3.31%) JBoss
4 8 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.32%) Charles River
6 3 (0.99%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.66%) SAP
7 2 (0.66%) IBM
7 2 (0.66%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) EMC
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco
8 1 (0.33%) VMware
8 1 (0.33%) Teradata
8 1 (0.33%) Planview
8 1 (0.33%) Pega
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe
8 1 (0.33%) Sun
8 1 (0.33%) Calypso
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