The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 10 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 134 167 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.80% 10.33% 11.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.23% 10.89% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 66 80
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
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
1193 1534 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.13% 94.87% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 794 715
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 23
Median hourly rate £47.25 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 29 July 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 177 (52.52%) Finance
2 167 (49.55%) Banking
3 127 (37.69%) Project Management
4 118 (35.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (20.77%) PRINCE2
6 57 (16.91%) Retail
7 49 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (14.54%) Migration
7 49 (14.54%) Retail Banking
8 41 (12.17%) Data Centre
9 38 (11.28%) Scrum
10 31 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 26 (7.72%) Risk Management
12 23 (6.82%) Microsoft
13 20 (5.93%) Law
14 19 (5.64%) Change Management
14 19 (5.64%) Data Migration
14 19 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (5.34%) MS Project
16 16 (4.75%) Windows
16 16 (4.75%) Resource Management
17 15 (4.45%) JIRA
17 15 (4.45%) Oracle
18 14 (4.15%) MS Office
18 14 (4.15%) Project Planning
19 13 (3.86%) QA
19 13 (3.86%) Sitecore
19 13 (3.86%) Programme Management
20 11 (3.26%) Matrix Organization
20 11 (3.26%) Unix

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.19%) CMS
3 3 (0.89%) Confluence
3 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.89%) SAS
3 3 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (5.34%) MS Project
2 14 (4.15%) MS Office
3 11 (3.26%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Sonata
1 3 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (0.59%) Primavera
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) Trello
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.08%) WAN
2 5 (1.48%) LAN
2 5 (1.48%) SAN
3 4 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.89%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.59%) Intranet
5 2 (0.59%) VoIP
6 1 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.97%) Spatial Data
2 6 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.78%) GIS
3 5 (1.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (4.45%) JIRA
General
1 177 (52.52%) Finance
2 167 (49.55%) Banking
3 57 (16.91%) Retail
4 49 (14.54%) Retail Banking
5 20 (5.93%) Law
6 5 (1.48%) Marketing
7 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.89%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.89%) Middleware
2 2 (0.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.17%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.26%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.89%) PKI
6 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.59%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.30%) Clustering
7 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.30%) PMI
7 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.75%) Windows
2 11 (3.26%) Unix
3 4 (1.19%) Solaris
4 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Linux
6 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (37.69%) Project Management
2 118 (35.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (20.77%) PRINCE2
4 49 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (14.54%) Migration
5 38 (11.28%) Scrum
6 26 (7.72%) Risk Management
7 19 (5.64%) Change Management
7 19 (5.64%) Data Migration
8 16 (4.75%) Resource Management
9 14 (4.15%) Project Planning
10 13 (3.86%) Programme Management
11 11 (3.26%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (2.97%) Project Governance
13 9 (2.67%) Business Analysis
13 9 (2.67%) PRINCE
14 8 (2.37%) Identity Access Management
14 8 (2.37%) Supplier Management
14 8 (2.37%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.48%) Java
2 4 (1.19%) PL/SQL
2 4 (1.19%) SQL
3 3 (0.89%) C
4 1 (0.30%) C#
4 1 (0.30%) VB
4 1 (0.30%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (9.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (3.26%) PMP
3 8 (2.37%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.78%) APMP
6 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) CISM
7 1 (0.30%) Degree
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.86%) QA
2 9 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.59%) COREP
3 2 (0.59%) FINREP
4 1 (0.30%) COBIT
4 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.48%) RACF
3 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.89%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.45%) Oracle
3 13 (3.86%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.78%) IBM
5 5 (1.48%) Cisco
6 3 (0.89%) Citrix
6 3 (0.89%) FNZ
6 3 (0.89%) HP
6 3 (0.89%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (0.89%) Planview
7 2 (0.59%) CA
7 2 (0.59%) NetApp
7 2 (0.59%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.59%) Twitter
8 1 (0.30%) Charles River
8 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.30%) TSYS
8 1 (0.30%) Verint
8 1 (0.30%) VMware
8 1 (0.30%) VocaLink
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