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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 152 124 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.01% 10.84% 10.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.41% 15.01% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 72 36
Average daily rate
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£423 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
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
1055 826 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.39% 72.20% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 432 228
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £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
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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.

1 113 (44.49%) Finance
2 75 (29.53%) Banking
3 63 (24.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (17.72%) PRINCE2
5 36 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (13.78%) Business Analysis
7 34 (13.39%) MS Excel
8 32 (12.60%) Oracle
9 29 (11.42%) Migration
10 28 (11.02%) Change Management
11 24 (9.45%) MS Office
12 23 (9.06%) Retail
13 18 (7.09%) MS Project
13 18 (7.09%) Retail Banking
13 18 (7.09%) Project Planning
14 17 (6.69%) Asset Management
14 17 (6.69%) SQL Server
14 17 (6.69%) Java
14 17 (6.69%) ITIL
14 17 (6.69%) Investment Management
15 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (6.30%) MS Access
15 16 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (6.30%) Scrum
16 15 (5.91%) MS PowerPoint
17 13 (5.12%) Data Management
17 13 (5.12%) Service Management
18 12 (4.72%) Risk Management
19 11 (4.33%) Microsoft
19 11 (4.33%) JBoss

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.33%) JBoss
2 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.97%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.57%) SAS
4 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 24 (9.45%) MS Office
3 18 (7.09%) MS Project
4 15 (5.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.39%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) IaaS
1 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
1 2 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) Firewall
2 3 (1.18%) Network Security
2 3 (1.18%) VPN
3 2 (0.79%) HTTP
3 2 (0.79%) VLAN
3 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.30%) MS Access
2 16 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.97%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.39%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) JIRA
2 3 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.79%) PeopleTools
General
1 113 (44.49%) Finance
2 75 (29.53%) Banking
3 23 (9.06%) Retail
4 18 (7.09%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.76%) Front Office
6 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.18%) Advertising
8 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.79%) Law
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 116 (45.67%) Project Manager
2 45 (17.72%) Analyst
3 28 (11.02%) Business Analyst
4 20 (7.87%) Programme Manager
5 13 (5.12%) Developer
5 13 (5.12%) ScrumMaster
6 10 (3.94%) Consultant
7 9 (3.54%) Change Manager
7 9 (3.54%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (2.76%) PMO Analyst
8 7 (2.76%) Data Analyst
9 6 (2.36%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (2.36%) Service Manager
10 5 (1.97%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (1.97%) .NET Developer
10 5 (1.97%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (1.97%) Portfolio Manager
10 5 (1.97%) Senior Manager
10 5 (1.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.33%) .NET
2 5 (1.97%) .NET Framework
2 5 (1.97%) HTML
2 5 (1.97%) XML
2 5 (1.97%) CSS
3 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.79%) Velocity
4 2 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.39%) RESTful
5 1 (0.39%) OAuth
5 1 (0.39%) JSON
5 1 (0.39%) CGI
5 1 (0.39%) SOAP
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.15%) Derivative
3 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.18%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.18%) PMI
5 2 (0.79%) NHS
5 2 (0.79%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.79%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.79%) Open Source
6 1 (0.39%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.39%) CESG
6 1 (0.39%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.39%) Equities
6 1 (0.39%) Life Science
6 1 (0.39%) GIS
6 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.94%) Windows
2 4 (1.57%) Linux
2 4 (1.57%) Windows 2000
2 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (24.80%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (17.72%) PRINCE2
3 36 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (13.78%) Business Analysis
5 29 (11.42%) Migration
6 28 (11.02%) Change Management
7 18 (7.09%) Project Planning
8 17 (6.69%) Asset Management
8 17 (6.69%) ITIL
8 17 (6.69%) Investment Management
9 16 (6.30%) Scrum
10 13 (5.12%) Data Management
10 13 (5.12%) Service Management
11 12 (4.72%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.33%) Data Governance
13 10 (3.94%) Change Control
13 10 (3.94%) Workflow
14 9 (3.54%) Data Analysis
14 9 (3.54%) Process Management
15 8 (3.15%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.69%) Java
2 11 (4.33%) SQL
3 7 (2.76%) C
4 6 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.36%) VBA
5 5 (1.97%) C#
6 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.79%) PeopleCode
7 2 (0.79%) SQR
8 1 (0.39%) PHP5
8 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (2.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (2.36%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.97%) PMP
3 5 (1.97%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.57%) ISEB
5 3 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.18%) Degree
6 1 (0.39%) APMP
6 1 (0.39%) CISSP
6 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.94%) Data Quality
1 10 (3.94%) QA
2 8 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.79%) EMIR
5 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (12.60%) Oracle
2 11 (4.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.15%) IBM
4 5 (1.97%) Lotus
4 5 (1.97%) EMC
5 4 (1.57%) Chordiant
6 3 (1.18%) VMware
6 3 (1.18%) Fujitsu
6 3 (1.18%) HP
7 2 (0.79%) Charles River
7 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.79%) SAP
7 2 (0.79%) CA
7 2 (0.79%) Cisco
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.39%) Planview
8 1 (0.39%) Sun
8 1 (0.39%) Informatica
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
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