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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 131 125 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.37% 12.20% 11.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.79% 17.29% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 52 67
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £5.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +17.11%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
950 723 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.22% 70.54% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 351 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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.

1 150 (48.70%) Finance
2 80 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (22.40%) Banking
4 63 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (18.51%) PRINCE2
6 48 (15.58%) Oracle
7 38 (12.34%) Linux
7 38 (12.34%) Waterfall
8 32 (10.39%) Retail
9 31 (10.06%) Migration
10 30 (9.74%) Scrum
11 28 (9.09%) XML
12 26 (8.44%) Java
12 26 (8.44%) MS Excel
12 26 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (7.79%) HTTP
14 23 (7.47%) Web Services
14 23 (7.47%) Change Management
15 22 (7.14%) SOAP
15 22 (7.14%) Windows
15 22 (7.14%) JSON
15 22 (7.14%) Release Management
16 21 (6.82%) Business Transformation
17 20 (6.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 20 (6.49%) Kimball Methodology
17 20 (6.49%) Cognos Report Studio
17 20 (6.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 20 (6.49%) Cognos Transformer
17 20 (6.49%) Cognos

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.52%) MS Office
3 13 (4.22%) MS Project
4 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (6.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) Agresso
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Heroku
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.79%) HTTP
2 5 (1.62%) Intranet
3 4 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.30%) SSL
4 3 (0.97%) SAN
5 2 (0.65%) DNS
6 1 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.32%) ATM
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (6.49%) Cognos Report Studio
2 20 (6.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 20 (6.49%) Cognos Transformer
3 9 (2.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.27%) MS Access
5 6 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.65%) Informix
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.60%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.60%) Subversion
2 5 (1.62%) Ant
2 5 (1.62%) Maven
3 4 (1.30%) Hudson
3 4 (1.30%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.65%) JUnit
5 1 (0.32%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.32%) NUnit
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 150 (48.70%) Finance
2 69 (22.40%) Banking
3 32 (10.39%) Retail
4 12 (3.90%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.57%) Advertising
6 8 (2.60%) Publishing
7 7 (2.27%) Front Office
7 7 (2.27%) Marketing
8 5 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.62%) Legal
9 4 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.97%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 137 (44.48%) Project Manager
2 42 (13.64%) Developer
3 41 (13.31%) Analyst
4 20 (6.49%) Cognos Developer
5 17 (5.52%) Senior Manager
5 17 (5.52%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.19%) PMO Analyst
6 16 (5.19%) Senior Project Manager
7 14 (4.55%) Business Manager
8 12 (3.90%) Cognos BI Developer
8 12 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (3.90%) Business Project Manager
8 12 (3.90%) Programme Manager
9 10 (3.25%) Change Manager
10 8 (2.60%) Change Project Manager
10 8 (2.60%) Agile Project Manager
10 8 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (2.27%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.27%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.09%) XML
2 23 (7.47%) Web Services
3 22 (7.14%) SOAP
3 22 (7.14%) JSON
4 15 (4.87%) RESTful
5 14 (4.55%) HTML
6 12 (3.90%) HTML5
6 12 (3.90%) CSS3
6 12 (3.90%) CSS
7 7 (2.27%) REST
8 6 (1.95%) Velocity
9 3 (0.97%) EDI
9 3 (0.97%) Java EE
10 2 (0.65%) jQuery
10 2 (0.65%) Application Packaging
10 2 (0.65%) Backbone.js
10 2 (0.65%) Spring
10 2 (0.65%) .NET
10 2 (0.65%) CGI
11 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.55%) Open Source
1 14 (4.55%) FMCG
2 9 (2.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.60%) Fixed Income
4 6 (1.95%) Derivative
5 5 (1.62%) Clustering
5 5 (1.62%) Equities
5 5 (1.62%) GIS
6 4 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.97%) PMI
7 3 (0.97%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) e-Health
9 1 (0.32%) PACS
9 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.34%) Linux
2 22 (7.14%) Windows
3 17 (5.52%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.27%) UNIX
5 6 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.30%) AIX
6 4 (1.30%) HPUX
6 4 (1.30%) Solaris
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) SUSE
8 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 63 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (18.51%) PRINCE2
4 38 (12.34%) Waterfall
5 31 (10.06%) Migration
6 30 (9.74%) Scrum
7 26 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (7.47%) Change Management
9 22 (7.14%) Release Management
10 21 (6.82%) Business Transformation
11 20 (6.49%) Kimball Methodology
12 18 (5.84%) Asset Management
13 17 (5.52%) Programme Management
13 17 (5.52%) ITIL
13 17 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (5.19%) Web Development
15 15 (4.87%) Refactoring
16 14 (4.55%) Change Control
17 13 (4.22%) Software Engineering
17 13 (4.22%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.44%) Java
2 12 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.95%) VBA
3 6 (1.95%) SQL
4 5 (1.62%) C
5 4 (1.30%) Perl
6 2 (0.65%) C-shell
6 2 (0.65%) Korn
7 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (3.25%) Degree
2 8 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (2.27%) ACCA
4 6 (1.95%) CIMA
4 6 (1.95%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.62%) PMP
5 5 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.30%) ISEB
7 2 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.65%) MBA
7 2 (0.65%) MCTS
7 2 (0.65%) MCSE
8 1 (0.32%) CISSP
8 1 (0.32%) CFA
8 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) COBIT
2 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) Vagrant
1 5 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.62%) Puppet
1 5 (1.62%) SCCM
2 2 (0.65%) SCOM
2 2 (0.65%) nmon
2 2 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.65%) OpenView
3 1 (0.32%) Nagios
3 1 (0.32%) StatsD
3 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 48 (15.58%) Oracle
2 20 (6.49%) Cognos
3 14 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.57%) HP
5 7 (2.27%) Charles River
5 7 (2.27%) JBoss
6 6 (1.95%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.30%) IBM
7 4 (1.30%) Sun
8 3 (0.97%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.97%) VMware
9 1 (0.32%) EMC
9 1 (0.32%) Calypso
9 1 (0.32%) Adobe
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco
9 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.32%) Gemalto
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £54,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: Up to £65,000 per annum (23 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Rate: Day rate or FTC salaried position available
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago