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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 135 142 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.27% 11.22% 10.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.81% 14.65% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 95 47
Average daily rate
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£434 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%
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
1143 969 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.50% 76.54% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 566 328
Average daily rate £375 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 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 7 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.

1 149 (47.15%) Finance
2 109 (34.49%) Banking
3 80 (25.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (19.62%) PRINCE2
5 43 (13.61%) Retail
6 39 (12.34%) MS Excel
7 38 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (11.71%) Migration
9 36 (11.39%) Business Analysis
10 31 (9.81%) QA
11 29 (9.18%) Change Management
11 29 (9.18%) Oracle
12 26 (8.23%) MS Office
12 26 (8.23%) Microsoft
12 26 (8.23%) Retail Banking
13 22 (6.96%) SQL Server
13 22 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (6.96%) People Management
14 21 (6.65%) MS Project
15 20 (6.33%) SQL
15 20 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (5.70%) Programme Management
17 17 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 16 (5.06%) Data Centre
18 16 (5.06%) Data Modelling
18 16 (5.06%) Scrum
18 16 (5.06%) Supplier Management
19 15 (4.75%) Project Planning
19 15 (4.75%) Asset Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 15 (4.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.22%) SAS
3 6 (1.90%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.32%) Lync
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (12.34%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.23%) MS Office
3 21 (6.65%) MS Project
4 20 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.85%) Intranet
2 3 (0.95%) LAN
2 3 (0.95%) WAN
3 2 (0.63%) SAN
3 2 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.32%) Internet
4 1 (0.32%) VoIP
4 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (4.75%) MS Access
4 5 (1.58%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (1.58%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.27%) OLAP
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.63%) DataStage
8 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.27%) PeopleTools
3 3 (0.95%) Toad
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 149 (47.15%) Finance
2 109 (34.49%) Banking
3 43 (13.61%) Retail
4 26 (8.23%) Retail Banking
5 8 (2.53%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.90%) Marketing
7 4 (1.27%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.95%) Publishing
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Law
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Billing
10 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (45.89%) Project Manager
2 62 (19.62%) Analyst
3 23 (7.28%) Business Analyst
4 22 (6.96%) Developer
5 19 (6.01%) PMO Analyst
6 17 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (5.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 14 (4.43%) Senior Manager
9 13 (4.11%) Coordinator
9 13 (4.11%) Project Coordinator
10 12 (3.80%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (3.80%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (3.48%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.53%) Data Analyst
12 8 (2.53%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.53%) PMO Manager
12 8 (2.53%) PMO Lead
13 7 (2.22%) ScrumMaster
14 5 (1.58%) Lead Project Manager
14 5 (1.58%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.75%) .NET
2 11 (3.48%) HTML
3 10 (3.16%) CSS
4 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (1.90%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.58%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.63%) HTML5
7 2 (0.63%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.63%) Spring
7 2 (0.63%) Ajax
7 2 (0.63%) XML
8 1 (0.32%) CGI
8 1 (0.32%) Middleware
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.32%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.32%) WPF
8 1 (0.32%) jQuery
8 1 (0.32%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.90%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.95%) Private Cloud
5 3 (0.95%) PMI
6 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.63%) GIS
6 2 (0.63%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.63%) RMADS
6 2 (0.63%) Statistics
7 1 (0.32%) Life Science
7 1 (0.32%) Replication
7 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.32%) Clustering
7 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.32%) Equities
7 1 (0.32%) CESG
7 1 (0.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.16%) Windows
2 3 (0.95%) Linux
3 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) UNIX
4 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 62 (19.62%) PRINCE2
3 38 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (11.71%) Migration
5 36 (11.39%) Business Analysis
6 29 (9.18%) Change Management
7 22 (6.96%) People Management
8 18 (5.70%) Programme Management
9 17 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (5.06%) Supplier Management
10 16 (5.06%) Data Modelling
10 16 (5.06%) Scrum
11 15 (4.75%) Risk Management
11 15 (4.75%) Asset Management
11 15 (4.75%) Project Planning
12 14 (4.43%) ITIL
13 12 (3.80%) Resource Management
13 12 (3.80%) Data Analysis
14 11 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.48%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.33%) SQL
2 15 (4.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (3.48%) C#
4 10 (3.16%) VBA
5 5 (1.58%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.27%) Java
7 3 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.95%) PeopleCode
7 3 (0.95%) SQR
7 3 (0.95%) C
8 1 (0.32%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (2.53%) Degree
2 5 (1.58%) ISEB
2 5 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.27%) APMP
3 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.32%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.81%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Xen
3 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) SCCM
2 2 (0.63%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (9.18%) Oracle
2 26 (8.23%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
4 6 (1.90%) Lotus
5 5 (1.58%) CheckPoint
5 5 (1.58%) Teradata
6 4 (1.27%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.27%) EMC
7 3 (0.95%) SAP
7 3 (0.95%) IBM
7 3 (0.95%) VMware
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.32%) CODA
8 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.32%) Charles River
8 1 (0.32%) BT
8 1 (0.32%) Cognos
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco
8 1 (0.32%) Citrix
8 1 (0.32%) Informatica
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