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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 22 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 89 96 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.28% 7.93% 10.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.66% 11.27% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 67
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 £325 £298 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £384 £384
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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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
1028 852 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.55% 70.36% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 452 327
Average daily rate £400 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £6.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £37.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 94 (45.19%) Finance
2 64 (30.77%) Banking
3 58 (27.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (17.79%) PRINCE2
6 36 (17.31%) Oracle
7 23 (11.06%) Scrum
8 22 (10.58%) Retail
9 21 (10.10%) Migration
10 19 (9.13%) Java
10 19 (9.13%) Retail Banking
11 17 (8.17%) MS Excel
12 16 (7.69%) Change Management
13 14 (6.73%) Business Analysis
13 14 (6.73%) Asset Management
13 14 (6.73%) Change Control
14 13 (6.25%) JBoss
15 12 (5.77%) ITIL
16 11 (5.29%) MS Project
16 11 (5.29%) MS Office
17 10 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (4.81%) Agile Project Management
17 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 9 (4.33%) Service Management
18 9 (4.33%) Advertising
18 9 (4.33%) Data Management
18 9 (4.33%) Investment Management
18 9 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
19 8 (3.85%) Waterfall

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (6.25%) JBoss
2 4 (1.92%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.44%) SAS
3 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.29%) MS Project
2 11 (5.29%) MS Office
3 8 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.48%) Agresso
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.96%) SaaS
1 2 (0.96%) PaaS
1 2 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) HTTP
2 2 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.88%) MS Access
4 5 (2.40%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (2.40%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (2.40%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) NUnit
General
1 94 (45.19%) Finance
2 64 (30.77%) Banking
3 22 (10.58%) Retail
4 19 (9.13%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.33%) Advertising
6 7 (3.37%) Front Office
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.96%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Military
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (50.48%) Project Manager
2 27 (12.98%) Analyst
3 16 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 16 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
4 12 (5.77%) Developer
5 11 (5.29%) Programme Manager
6 9 (4.33%) Senior Manager
6 9 (4.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (3.85%) Consultant
8 7 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (2.88%) Data Analyst
9 6 (2.88%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (2.40%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.40%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (2.40%) Cognos Developer
11 4 (1.92%) Service Desk Manager
11 4 (1.92%) Java Developer
11 4 (1.92%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (1.92%) PMO Manager
11 4 (1.92%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.37%) XML
2 4 (1.92%) Velocity
2 4 (1.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (1.44%) .NET
4 2 (0.96%) SOAP
4 2 (0.96%) Web Services
4 2 (0.96%) HTML
5 1 (0.48%) CSS3
5 1 (0.48%) CGI
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) CSS
5 1 (0.48%) RESTful
5 1 (0.48%) REST
5 1 (0.48%) HTML5
5 1 (0.48%) OAuth
5 1 (0.48%) JSON
5 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.85%) Derivative
3 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.40%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.44%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.44%) Equities
6 2 (0.96%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.96%) GIS
6 2 (0.96%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.96%) PMI
7 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.48%) Open Source
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.85%) Windows
1 8 (3.85%) Linux
2 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (1.92%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (27.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (17.79%) PRINCE2
4 23 (11.06%) Scrum
5 21 (10.10%) Migration
6 16 (7.69%) Change Management
7 14 (6.73%) Business Analysis
7 14 (6.73%) Asset Management
7 14 (6.73%) Change Control
8 12 (5.77%) ITIL
9 10 (4.81%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (4.33%) Service Management
10 9 (4.33%) Data Management
10 9 (4.33%) Investment Management
10 9 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.85%) Waterfall
11 8 (3.85%) Resource Management
11 8 (3.85%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.85%) Data Governance
12 6 (2.88%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.13%) Java
2 4 (1.92%) SQL
3 3 (1.44%) C
4 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.48%) C#
4 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.92%) PMP
4 3 (1.44%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.96%) Degree
5 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.48%) ACCA
6 1 (0.48%) CISSP
6 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.48%) CIMA
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.92%) QA
2 4 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.96%) EMIR
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (17.31%) Oracle
2 8 (3.85%) IBM
2 8 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.40%) HP
3 5 (2.40%) Cognos
4 4 (1.92%) Charles River
4 4 (1.92%) Chordiant
5 2 (0.96%) Fujitsu
5 2 (0.96%) CA
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco
6 1 (0.48%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.48%) Remedy
6 1 (0.48%) VMware
6 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.48%) Planview
6 1 (0.48%) thinkFolio
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