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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 178 170 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.00% 13.91% 10.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.79% 19.32% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 98 29
Average daily rate
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£421 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £329 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -13.99%
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
1060 880 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.43% 72.01% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 466 203
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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.

1 114 (41.91%) Finance
2 85 (31.25%) Banking
3 68 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (16.91%) PRINCE2
5 45 (16.54%) Business Analysis
6 39 (14.34%) MS Excel
7 34 (12.50%) Oracle
8 32 (11.76%) Migration
9 30 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (10.29%) Change Management
11 25 (9.19%) MS Office
12 24 (8.82%) Retail
13 21 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (7.35%) SQL Server
14 20 (7.35%) MS Access
15 19 (6.99%) MS Project
16 18 (6.62%) Data Management
16 18 (6.62%) Project Planning
17 17 (6.25%) Retail Banking
17 17 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
17 17 (6.25%) Asset Management
17 17 (6.25%) ITIL
17 17 (6.25%) Investment Management
18 15 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (5.15%) Microsoft
19 14 (5.15%) SQL
19 14 (5.15%) QA
20 13 (4.78%) .NET
20 13 (4.78%) Scrum
21 12 (4.41%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.21%) JBoss
4 5 (1.84%) SAS
5 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) WordPress
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) Lync
Applications
1 39 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.19%) MS Office
3 19 (6.99%) MS Project
4 17 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.37%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.37%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) PaaS
2 2 (0.74%) IaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) Firewall
2 3 (1.10%) VPN
2 3 (1.10%) Network Security
3 2 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.74%) VLAN
3 2 (0.74%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.35%) SQL Server
1 20 (7.35%) MS Access
2 15 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.47%) OLAP
3 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.37%) DataStage
5 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) JIRA
2 3 (1.10%) PeopleTools
2 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.37%) Toad
3 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 114 (41.91%) Finance
2 85 (31.25%) Banking
3 24 (8.82%) Retail
4 17 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.57%) Front Office
6 4 (1.47%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Back Office
8 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Advertising
8 2 (0.74%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Military
9 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 125 (45.96%) Project Manager
2 53 (19.49%) Analyst
3 26 (9.56%) Business Analyst
4 17 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 16 (5.88%) Developer
6 11 (4.04%) Data Analyst
6 11 (4.04%) PMO Analyst
7 10 (3.68%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (3.31%) Change Manager
8 9 (3.31%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (3.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 8 (2.94%) Consultant
9 8 (2.94%) .NET Developer
9 8 (2.94%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (2.57%) Project Coordinator
10 7 (2.57%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.21%) Delivery Manager
12 5 (1.84%) Service Manager
12 5 (1.84%) Portfolio Manager
13 4 (1.47%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.78%) .NET
2 9 (3.31%) CSS
2 9 (3.31%) HTML
3 8 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 7 (2.57%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (1.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (1.47%) XML
7 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.37%) OAuth
8 1 (0.37%) RESTful
8 1 (0.37%) Middleware
8 1 (0.37%) JSON
8 1 (0.37%) SOAP
8 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.57%) Derivative
3 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.10%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
4 2 (0.74%) Reference Data
4 2 (0.74%) Open Source
4 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.74%) PMI
4 2 (0.74%) NHS
4 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
4 2 (0.74%) Smartcard
4 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.74%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.37%) Equities
5 1 (0.37%) CESG
5 1 (0.37%) Replication
5 1 (0.37%) Clustering
5 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.31%) Windows
2 4 (1.47%) Linux
3 3 (1.10%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) UNIX
5 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 46 (16.91%) PRINCE2
3 45 (16.54%) Business Analysis
4 32 (11.76%) Migration
5 30 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (10.29%) Change Management
7 18 (6.62%) Project Planning
7 18 (6.62%) Data Management
8 17 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 17 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 17 (6.25%) ITIL
9 13 (4.78%) Scrum
10 12 (4.41%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.41%) Service Management
11 11 (4.04%) Risk Management
11 11 (4.04%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.04%) Resource Management
11 11 (4.04%) Data Migration
11 11 (4.04%) Data Governance
11 11 (4.04%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.15%) SQL
2 10 (3.68%) JavaScript
3 9 (3.31%) VBA
3 9 (3.31%) Java
4 8 (2.94%) C#
5 7 (2.57%) C
6 3 (1.10%) PeopleCode
6 3 (1.10%) SQR
6 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.37%) PHP5
7 1 (0.37%) PHP
7 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (2.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (2.21%) Degree
2 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (2.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.47%) ISEB
4 3 (1.10%) PMP
4 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.37%) HND
5 1 (0.37%) VCP4
5 1 (0.37%) APMP
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.15%) QA
2 10 (3.68%) Data Quality
3 6 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.74%) SLA
5 2 (0.74%) EMIR
6 1 (0.37%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (12.50%) Oracle
2 14 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.94%) Lotus
4 6 (2.21%) IBM
5 5 (1.84%) EMC
5 5 (1.84%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (1.10%) Chordiant
6 3 (1.10%) VMware
6 3 (1.10%) Fujitsu
7 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.74%) Charles River
7 2 (0.74%) Cisco
7 2 (0.74%) SAP
7 2 (0.74%) HP
7 2 (0.74%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.37%) Remedy
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.37%) CODA
8 1 (0.37%) Informatica
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