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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 150 135 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.31% 10.55% 11.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.68% 13.62% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 86 54
Average daily rate
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£400 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £5.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 134 (47.02%) Finance
2 101 (35.44%) Banking
3 69 (24.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (19.65%) PRINCE2
5 40 (14.04%) Retail
6 38 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (12.63%) Migration
8 31 (10.88%) MS Excel
9 30 (10.53%) Business Analysis
10 29 (10.18%) Microsoft
11 26 (9.12%) Retail Banking
11 26 (9.12%) QA
12 22 (7.72%) Change Management
13 20 (7.02%) Oracle
13 20 (7.02%) Programme Management
13 20 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (7.02%) People Management
14 19 (6.67%) Data Centre
14 19 (6.67%) MS Office
15 18 (6.32%) Scrum
16 17 (5.96%) Risk Management
16 17 (5.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 16 (5.61%) MS Project
17 16 (5.61%) ITIL
18 15 (5.26%) SQL
19 14 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (4.56%) Supplier Management
20 13 (4.56%) JavaScript
20 13 (4.56%) Data Modelling

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.81%) SAS
3 3 (1.05%) Node.js
4 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.35%) Lync
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.67%) MS Office
3 16 (5.61%) MS Project
4 14 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.16%) Intranet
2 5 (1.75%) LAN
2 5 (1.75%) WAN
3 3 (1.05%) SAN
4 2 (0.70%) HTTP
4 2 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.35%) VoIP
5 1 (0.35%) ATM
5 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.46%) MS Access
2 7 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.40%) OLAP
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.70%) DataStage
6 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.05%) PeopleTools
1 3 (1.05%) JIRA
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.05%) Toad
1 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.35%) Hudson
3 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
General
1 134 (47.02%) Finance
2 101 (35.44%) Banking
3 40 (14.04%) Retail
4 26 (9.12%) Retail Banking
5 8 (2.81%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.11%) Marketing
7 4 (1.40%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.40%) Publishing
7 4 (1.40%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Back Office
8 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (45.61%) Project Manager
2 55 (19.30%) Analyst
3 19 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 16 (5.61%) Infrastructure Manager
4 16 (5.61%) PMO Analyst
5 15 (5.26%) Developer
5 15 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 15 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 13 (4.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 11 (3.86%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (3.51%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.16%) Coordinator
9 9 (3.16%) Project Coordinator
10 8 (2.81%) PMO Manager
10 8 (2.81%) ScrumMaster
11 7 (2.46%) PMO Lead
12 5 (1.75%) Lead Project Manager
12 5 (1.75%) Banking Business Analyst
12 5 (1.75%) Implementation Manager
12 5 (1.75%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.16%) HTML
2 8 (2.81%) CSS
3 7 (2.46%) .NET
4 5 (1.75%) XML
5 4 (1.40%) jQuery
5 4 (1.40%) HTML5
6 3 (1.05%) CSS3
6 3 (1.05%) Web Services
6 3 (1.05%) RESTful
6 3 (1.05%) JSON
7 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.70%) SOAP
7 2 (0.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.70%) Spring
7 2 (0.70%) Ajax
7 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.35%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (1.75%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.05%) User Experience
5 3 (1.05%) PMI
5 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.70%) GIS
6 2 (0.70%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.70%) Statistics
6 2 (0.70%) RMADS
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.35%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.35%) Equities
7 1 (0.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.51%) Windows
2 5 (1.75%) Linux
3 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 56 (19.65%) PRINCE2
3 38 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (12.63%) Migration
5 30 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 22 (7.72%) Change Management
7 20 (7.02%) Programme Management
7 20 (7.02%) People Management
8 18 (6.32%) Scrum
9 17 (5.96%) Risk Management
9 17 (5.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (5.61%) ITIL
11 14 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (4.56%) Supplier Management
12 13 (4.56%) Data Modelling
13 12 (4.21%) Resource Management
13 12 (4.21%) Change Control
14 11 (3.86%) Data Migration
14 11 (3.86%) Data Management
15 10 (3.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.26%) SQL
2 13 (4.56%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.11%) C#
4 5 (1.75%) VBA
5 4 (1.40%) Java
6 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.70%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.70%) SQR
7 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.35%) C
8 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.35%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (2.11%) Degree
3 5 (1.75%) APMP
4 4 (1.40%) ISEB
5 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) MCTS
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.12%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
3 1 (0.35%) Firmware
3 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) MIIS
Vendors
1 29 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.02%) Oracle
3 5 (1.75%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (1.75%) Teradata
4 4 (1.40%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.40%) CheckPoint
4 4 (1.40%) VMware
4 4 (1.40%) SAP
5 3 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (0.35%) Cognos
6 1 (0.35%) HP
6 1 (0.35%) EMC
6 1 (0.35%) Citrix
6 1 (0.35%) Lotus
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
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