The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 7 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 151 126 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.51% 10.72% 11.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.22% 11.73% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 55
Average daily rate
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£450 £396 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £510 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £38.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +17.38%
Project Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1236 1074 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.21% 91.40% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 500 454
Average daily rate £390 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 26
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.36 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Edinburgh region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Edinburgh region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 136 (45.33%) Finance
2 114 (38.00%) Banking
3 107 (35.67%) Project Management
4 97 (32.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (19.00%) PRINCE2
6 51 (17.00%) Retail
7 42 (14.00%) Retail Banking
7 42 (14.00%) Migration
8 24 (8.00%) Asset Management
9 23 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (7.33%) Oracle
10 22 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (6.67%) Change Management
12 17 (5.67%) Derivative
13 16 (5.33%) Front Office
13 16 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 15 (5.00%) Investment Management
14 15 (5.00%) People Management
15 13 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.33%) MS Project
15 13 (4.33%) Data Migration
16 12 (4.00%) Advertising
17 11 (3.67%) Business Objects
17 11 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 10 (3.33%) Supplier Management
19 9 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 9 (3.00%) Digital Media
19 9 (3.00%) MS Excel
20 8 (2.67%) Fixed Income
20 8 (2.67%) Microsoft

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.67%) SAS
2 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.00%) JBoss
4 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (4.33%) MS Project
2 9 (3.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) MS Office
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Agresso
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.33%) ATM
2 2 (0.67%) LAN
2 2 (0.67%) VoIP
2 2 (0.67%) WAN
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) MPLS
3 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.67%) Data Mart
3 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
1 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 136 (45.33%) Finance
2 114 (38.00%) Banking
3 51 (17.00%) Retail
4 42 (14.00%) Retail Banking
5 16 (5.33%) Front Office
6 12 (4.00%) Advertising
7 7 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.00%) Back Office
9 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) International Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) German Language
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.67%) Middleware
1 2 (0.67%) Velocity
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) CSS
2 1 (0.33%) Web Services
2 1 (0.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.67%) Derivative
2 9 (3.00%) Digital Media
3 8 (2.67%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.33%) Equities
4 4 (1.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.67%) PMI
5 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.67%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.67%) Social Media
5 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.33%) DataPower
6 1 (0.33%) iSeries
6 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.33%) W3C
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.00%) Windows
2 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.33%) Linux
3 1 (0.33%) Android
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.67%) Project Management
2 97 (32.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (19.00%) PRINCE2
4 42 (14.00%) Migration
5 24 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 23 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (6.67%) Change Management
8 15 (5.00%) Investment Management
8 15 (5.00%) People Management
9 13 (4.33%) Data Migration
9 13 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (3.33%) Supplier Management
12 8 (2.67%) Resource Management
12 8 (2.67%) Change Control
13 7 (2.33%) Data Mapping
13 7 (2.33%) Scrum
13 7 (2.33%) Risk Management
14 6 (2.00%) Fund Accounting
14 6 (2.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.67%) Java
2 2 (0.67%) C
3 1 (0.33%) C#
3 1 (0.33%) Perl
3 1 (0.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (1.33%) Degree
4 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) PMP
4 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.67%) ACCA
6 1 (0.33%) CIMA
6 1 (0.33%) CISSP
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) EMIR
2 3 (1.00%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (7.33%) Oracle
2 11 (3.67%) Business Objects
3 8 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.33%) Charles River
5 6 (2.00%) Informatica
5 6 (2.00%) Chordiant
5 6 (2.00%) IBM
5 6 (2.00%) Teradata
6 4 (1.33%) VMware
7 3 (1.00%) Cisco
8 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.67%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.33%) Gemalto
9 1 (0.33%) BI-SAM
9 1 (0.33%) Facebook
9 1 (0.33%) Verint
9 1 (0.33%) SAP
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos
9 1 (0.33%) Trillium
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