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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 109 116 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.50% 9.56% 9.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.03% 13.35% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 66 50
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£425 £413 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £331 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 99 (45.41%) Finance
2 61 (27.98%) Banking
3 60 (27.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (17.43%) PRINCE2
5 34 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (14.22%) Oracle
7 22 (10.09%) Retail
7 22 (10.09%) Migration
8 20 (9.17%) Business Analysis
8 20 (9.17%) Retail Banking
8 20 (9.17%) MS Excel
9 19 (8.72%) Scrum
9 19 (8.72%) Change Management
10 18 (8.26%) Java
11 16 (7.34%) ITIL
12 15 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (6.42%) Change Control
13 14 (6.42%) Asset Management
14 13 (5.96%) Service Management
14 13 (5.96%) MS Office
15 12 (5.50%) JBoss
15 12 (5.50%) Data Management
15 12 (5.50%) Investment Management
16 11 (5.05%) MS Project
16 11 (5.05%) Data Governance
17 10 (4.59%) Microsoft
17 10 (4.59%) Derivative
18 9 (4.13%) Advertising
18 9 (4.13%) Front Office
18 9 (4.13%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (5.50%) JBoss
2 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.83%) SAS
3 4 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.92%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) nginx
6 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.96%) MS Office
3 11 (5.05%) MS Project
4 8 (3.67%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) IaaS
1 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
1 2 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) Firewall
2 3 (1.38%) Network Security
2 3 (1.38%) VPN
3 2 (0.92%) HTTP
3 2 (0.92%) VLAN
3 2 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.46%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.67%) MS Access
2 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.92%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (0.92%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.46%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (1.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) NUnit
2 1 (0.46%) PeopleTools
2 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 99 (45.41%) Finance
2 61 (27.98%) Banking
3 22 (10.09%) Retail
4 20 (9.17%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.13%) Advertising
5 9 (4.13%) Front Office
6 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.92%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Military
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (49.08%) Project Manager
2 30 (13.76%) Analyst
3 18 (8.26%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.88%) Programme Manager
5 14 (6.42%) ScrumMaster
6 10 (4.59%) Consultant
7 9 (4.13%) Developer
8 8 (3.67%) Senior Manager
8 8 (3.67%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (3.67%) IT Project Manager
9 7 (3.21%) Data Analyst
10 6 (2.75%) Service Manager
10 6 (2.75%) Change Manager
11 5 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.29%) Senior Business Analyst
12 4 (1.83%) Wintel Consultant
12 4 (1.83%) PMO Analyst
12 4 (1.83%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (1.83%) Service Desk Manager
12 4 (1.83%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.75%) .NET
2 5 (2.29%) XML
3 4 (1.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (1.38%) Velocity
4 3 (1.38%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.38%) HTML
5 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.92%) CSS
6 1 (0.46%) Ajax
6 1 (0.46%) JSON
6 1 (0.46%) SOAP
6 1 (0.46%) Web Services
6 1 (0.46%) CGI
6 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.46%) RESTful
6 1 (0.46%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.59%) Derivative
3 6 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.38%) Equities
4 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.38%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.38%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.92%) Open Source
5 2 (0.92%) NHS
5 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.92%) PMI
5 2 (0.92%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.46%) CESG
6 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.46%) GIS
6 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.13%) Windows
2 6 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (2.75%) Windows 2000
3 4 (1.83%) Linux
4 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (17.43%) PRINCE2
3 34 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (10.09%) Migration
5 20 (9.17%) Business Analysis
6 19 (8.72%) Scrum
6 19 (8.72%) Change Management
7 16 (7.34%) ITIL
8 14 (6.42%) Change Control
8 14 (6.42%) Asset Management
9 13 (5.96%) Service Management
10 12 (5.50%) Data Management
10 12 (5.50%) Investment Management
11 11 (5.05%) Data Governance
12 9 (4.13%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (3.67%) Project Planning
13 8 (3.67%) Resource Management
13 8 (3.67%) Data Analysis
14 7 (3.21%) Risk Management
14 7 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.26%) Java
2 6 (2.75%) SQL
3 5 (2.29%) C
4 3 (1.38%) C#
4 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.92%) VBA
6 1 (0.46%) PHP5
6 1 (0.46%) PHP
6 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.46%) PeopleCode
6 1 (0.46%) SQR
Qualifications
1 7 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (2.29%) PMP
4 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.92%) ISEB
6 2 (0.92%) Degree
7 1 (0.46%) CISSP
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.13%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.83%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) EMIR
4 2 (0.92%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.46%) COBIT
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (14.22%) Oracle
2 10 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.67%) IBM
4 5 (2.29%) HP
5 4 (1.83%) Chordiant
6 3 (1.38%) VMware
7 2 (0.92%) Charles River
7 2 (0.92%) CA
7 2 (0.92%) Lotus
7 2 (0.92%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.92%) Cognos
7 2 (0.92%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.46%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.46%) Planview
8 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.46%) SAP
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco
8 1 (0.46%) Remedy
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
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