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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 154 126 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.56% 10.61% 9.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.03% 11.66% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 62 41
Average daily rate
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£438 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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
1396 1081 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.68% 90.99% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 568 389
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £41.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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.

1 137 (43.91%) Finance
2 124 (39.74%) Banking
3 106 (33.97%) Project Management
4 94 (30.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (16.99%) PRINCE2
5 53 (16.99%) Retail
6 46 (14.74%) Retail Banking
7 42 (13.46%) Migration
8 24 (7.69%) Change Management
8 24 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 23 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (6.41%) Oracle
11 19 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (6.09%) Investment Management
11 19 (6.09%) People Management
12 16 (5.13%) Front Office
12 16 (5.13%) Data Migration
12 16 (5.13%) Derivative
13 15 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (4.49%) Advertising
15 13 (4.17%) Risk Management
15 13 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (3.53%) Change Control
17 10 (3.21%) Project Planning
17 10 (3.21%) MS Project
18 9 (2.88%) Business Analysis
18 9 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 9 (2.88%) Digital Media
19 8 (2.56%) Resource Management
19 8 (2.56%) Scrum

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (1.92%) SAS
2 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.32%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.21%) MS Project
2 6 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.64%) MS Office
6 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.32%) Agresso
1 1 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.32%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.96%) LAN
1 3 (0.96%) WAN
2 2 (0.64%) VoIP
2 2 (0.64%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.32%) Network Security
3 1 (0.32%) ATM
3 1 (0.32%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.32%) DataStage
4 1 (0.32%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 137 (43.91%) Finance
2 124 (39.74%) Banking
3 53 (16.99%) Retail
4 46 (14.74%) Retail Banking
5 16 (5.13%) Front Office
6 14 (4.49%) Advertising
7 5 (1.60%) Back Office
7 5 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.28%) Legal
9 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.64%) Marketing
10 1 (0.32%) International Banking
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.96%) .NET
2 2 (0.64%) Middleware
3 1 (0.32%) HTML
3 1 (0.32%) CSS
3 1 (0.32%) Web Services
3 1 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.13%) Derivative
2 9 (2.88%) Digital Media
3 6 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.28%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.28%) Equities
5 3 (0.96%) NHS
5 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.64%) PMI
6 2 (0.64%) Smartcard
6 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.64%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.64%) Social Media
7 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.32%) SCADA
7 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.24%) Windows
2 2 (0.64%) Linux
2 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.32%) Android
3 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.97%) Project Management
2 94 (30.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (16.99%) PRINCE2
4 42 (13.46%) Migration
5 24 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 24 (7.69%) Change Management
6 19 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.09%) Investment Management
6 19 (6.09%) People Management
7 16 (5.13%) Data Migration
8 13 (4.17%) Risk Management
8 13 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (3.53%) Change Control
10 10 (3.21%) Project Planning
11 9 (2.88%) Business Analysis
12 8 (2.56%) Scrum
12 8 (2.56%) Service Management
12 8 (2.56%) Resource Management
13 7 (2.24%) Matrix Management
13 7 (2.24%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.92%) Java
2 3 (0.96%) SQL
2 3 (0.96%) C
3 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (1.92%) PMP
3 6 (1.92%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.28%) Degree
5 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.24%) EMIR
2 4 (1.28%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.32%) FATCA
5 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.32%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (6.41%) Oracle
2 8 (2.56%) Business Objects
2 8 (2.56%) IBM
3 7 (2.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.24%) Informatica
4 6 (1.92%) Chordiant
4 6 (1.92%) Teradata
5 3 (0.96%) Charles River
6 2 (0.64%) Cisco
6 2 (0.64%) Planview
6 2 (0.64%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.32%) Cognos
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe
7 1 (0.32%) Sun
7 1 (0.32%) HP
7 1 (0.32%) Citrix
7 1 (0.32%) Avaya
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.32%) BI-SAM
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