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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 9 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 167 172 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.85% 13.11% 15.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.35% 13.67% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 89 95
Average daily rate £435 £450 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
1352 1258 1142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.95% 95.88% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 685 565
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.02 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £95.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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.

1 194 (51.46%) Banking
2 186 (49.34%) Finance
3 164 (43.50%) Project Management
4 124 (32.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (22.81%) PRINCE2
6 58 (15.38%) Migration
7 53 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (12.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 44 (11.67%) Retail
10 39 (10.34%) Data Centre
11 38 (10.08%) Retail Banking
12 29 (7.69%) Scrum
13 22 (5.84%) Change Management
13 22 (5.84%) Risk Management
14 19 (5.04%) SharePoint
14 19 (5.04%) Change Control
15 17 (4.51%) Microsoft
16 16 (4.24%) Management Information System
17 15 (3.98%) Service Delivery
18 14 (3.71%) Law
18 14 (3.71%) Oracle
18 14 (3.71%) Security Cleared
18 14 (3.71%) QA
18 14 (3.71%) People Management
19 13 (3.45%) Project Governance
20 12 (3.18%) Network Security
21 11 (2.92%) SDLC
21 11 (2.92%) Project Planning
21 11 (2.92%) Mainframe
21 11 (2.92%) MS Project

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.59%) Drupal
3 2 (0.53%) CICS
3 2 (0.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.27%) JBoss
4 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.92%) MS Project
2 6 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Primavera
2 2 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.27%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) PaaS
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.18%) Network Security
2 4 (1.06%) Firewall
2 4 (1.06%) LAN
2 4 (1.06%) VoIP
2 4 (1.06%) WAN
3 2 (0.53%) ATM
4 1 (0.27%) MPLS
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
4 1 (0.27%) VPLS
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless
4 1 (0.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.53%) DB2
4 2 (0.53%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.53%) GIS
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 194 (51.46%) Banking
2 186 (49.34%) Finance
3 44 (11.67%) Retail
4 38 (10.08%) Retail Banking
5 14 (3.71%) Law
6 6 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.33%) Legal
7 5 (1.33%) Marketing
8 3 (0.80%) Advertising
8 3 (0.80%) German Language
9 2 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.33%) Middleware
2 3 (0.80%) .NET
3 2 (0.53%) HTML
3 2 (0.53%) Web Services
4 1 (0.27%) CGI
4 1 (0.27%) COM
4 1 (0.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.92%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.39%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.06%) Derivative
6 4 (1.06%) iPad
6 4 (1.06%) PMI
6 4 (1.06%) User Experience
7 3 (0.80%) Clustering
7 3 (0.80%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.53%) Social Media
8 2 (0.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.59%) Unix
2 5 (1.33%) Windows
3 3 (0.80%) Linux
4 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.53%) zOS
5 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (43.50%) Project Management
2 124 (32.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 86 (22.81%) PRINCE2
4 58 (15.38%) Migration
5 53 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (7.69%) Scrum
7 22 (5.84%) Change Management
7 22 (5.84%) Risk Management
8 19 (5.04%) Change Control
9 15 (3.98%) Service Delivery
10 14 (3.71%) People Management
11 13 (3.45%) Project Governance
12 11 (2.92%) Project Planning
12 11 (2.92%) SDLC
13 10 (2.65%) Service Management
13 10 (2.65%) Supplier Management
13 10 (2.65%) Time Management
14 9 (2.39%) Resource Management
14 9 (2.39%) Risk Analysis
14 9 (2.39%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.80%) COBOL
1 3 (0.80%) JavaScript
1 3 (0.80%) JCL
2 2 (0.53%) C#
2 2 (0.53%) SQL
3 1 (0.27%) Java
3 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (12.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.06%) PMP
5 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) APMP
7 1 (0.27%) CCNA
7 1 (0.27%) CCNP
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Degree
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.71%) QA
2 5 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.80%) SEPA
4 2 (0.53%) COBIT
4 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) RACF
2 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (0.53%) SCCM
1 2 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (4.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.71%) Oracle
3 10 (2.65%) Citrix
4 6 (1.59%) Cisco
5 5 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.06%) CA
7 3 (0.80%) IBM
7 3 (0.80%) VMware
8 2 (0.53%) HP
8 2 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.53%) Planview
8 2 (0.53%) Rally
8 2 (0.53%) Remedy
9 1 (0.27%) BI-SAM
9 1 (0.27%) Informatica
9 1 (0.27%) Mitel
9 1 (0.27%) Pega
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.27%) SAP
9 1 (0.27%) Vermilion
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