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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 148 144 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.01% 11.30% 16.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.67% 12.12% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 86 77
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £294 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £538 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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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
1387 1188 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.84% 93.25% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 704 407
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 20
Average hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.35% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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.

1 172 (49.57%) Finance
2 167 (48.13%) Banking
3 141 (40.63%) Project Management
4 114 (32.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (16.14%) PRINCE2
6 39 (11.24%) Migration
7 36 (10.37%) Retail
7 36 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (7.49%) Change Management
9 24 (6.92%) Oracle
10 22 (6.34%) Retail Banking
11 20 (5.76%) Windows
11 20 (5.76%) Data Centre
12 19 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (5.48%) Project Planning
13 18 (5.19%) Microsoft
13 18 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (4.90%) People Management
15 16 (4.61%) Asset Management
15 16 (4.61%) Supplier Management
16 15 (4.32%) Risk Management
17 14 (4.03%) Scrum
17 14 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 13 (3.75%) Change Control
18 13 (3.75%) Business Analysis
18 13 (3.75%) MS Project
18 13 (3.75%) Target Operating Model
19 11 (3.17%) MS Office
19 11 (3.17%) Resource Management
19 11 (3.17%) Investment Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (1.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.15%) SAS
2 4 (1.15%) Lync
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.29%) CICS
3 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.75%) MS Project
2 11 (3.17%) MS Office
3 9 (2.59%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) SaaS
1 2 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.88%) WAN
1 10 (2.88%) LAN
2 5 (1.44%) Firewall
3 3 (0.86%) VoIP
3 3 (0.86%) SAN
3 3 (0.86%) Intranet
3 3 (0.86%) Network Security
4 2 (0.58%) ATM
4 2 (0.58%) VPLS
4 2 (0.58%) MPLS
5 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.44%) DataStage
3 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) DB2
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) JIRA
1 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 172 (49.57%) Finance
2 167 (48.13%) Banking
3 36 (10.37%) Retail
4 22 (6.34%) Retail Banking
5 6 (1.73%) Back Office
6 5 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.44%) Law
7 4 (1.15%) Private Banking
7 4 (1.15%) Marketing
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Front Office
9 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.31%) .NET
2 3 (0.86%) HTML
2 3 (0.86%) HTML5
3 1 (0.29%) XML
3 1 (0.29%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.76%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.44%) Mainframe
4 3 (0.86%) Private Cloud
4 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (0.86%) Statistics
5 2 (0.58%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.58%) NHS
5 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.58%) Handset
5 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.58%) IVR
6 1 (0.29%) PKI
6 1 (0.29%) Derivative
6 1 (0.29%) PMI
6 1 (0.29%) GIS
6 1 (0.29%) RMADS
6 1 (0.29%) iSeries
6 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.76%) Windows
2 8 (2.31%) Linux
3 7 (2.02%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.15%) UNIX
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (40.63%) Project Management
2 114 (32.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (16.14%) PRINCE2
4 39 (11.24%) Migration
5 36 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (7.49%) Change Management
7 19 (5.48%) Project Planning
8 17 (4.90%) People Management
9 16 (4.61%) Supplier Management
9 16 (4.61%) Asset Management
10 15 (4.32%) Risk Management
11 14 (4.03%) Scrum
12 13 (3.75%) Business Analysis
12 13 (3.75%) Change Control
12 13 (3.75%) Target Operating Model
13 11 (3.17%) Resource Management
13 11 (3.17%) Investment Management
14 10 (2.88%) ETL
14 10 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (2.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.31%) SQL
2 7 (2.02%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.44%) Java
4 4 (1.15%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.15%) C
4 4 (1.15%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) COBOL
5 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (5.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.02%) ISEB
4 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.15%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) FATCA
3 2 (0.58%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Xen
2 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) SCCM
1 3 (0.86%) SCOM
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (6.92%) Oracle
2 18 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.02%) Cisco
4 5 (1.44%) IBM
4 5 (1.44%) Citrix
4 5 (1.44%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (1.15%) VMware
5 4 (1.15%) Teradata
6 3 (0.86%) Informatica
6 3 (0.86%) SAP
7 2 (0.58%) Siebel
7 2 (0.58%) Juniper
8 1 (0.29%) Sun
8 1 (0.29%) CODA
8 1 (0.29%) Charles River
8 1 (0.29%) BT
8 1 (0.29%) Planview
8 1 (0.29%) Yardi
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