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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 7 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 166 166 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.06% 14.46% 9.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.61% 15.72% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 77 40
Average daily rate
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£450 £396 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
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 £40.00 £38.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +15.78%
Project Manager
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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
1316 1056 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.64% 91.99% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 538 322
Average daily rate £396 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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.

1 146 (46.06%) Finance
2 131 (41.32%) Banking
3 116 (36.59%) Project Management
4 91 (28.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (17.67%) PRINCE2
6 47 (14.83%) Retail
7 41 (12.93%) Migration
8 37 (11.67%) Retail Banking
9 30 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (8.52%) Change Management
11 25 (7.89%) Asset Management
12 24 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (7.26%) Oracle
13 23 (7.26%) Investment Management
14 22 (6.94%) People Management
15 19 (5.99%) Project Planning
16 17 (5.36%) Data Migration
16 17 (5.36%) Risk Management
17 15 (4.73%) Front Office
17 15 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 15 (4.73%) Derivative
18 14 (4.42%) MS Project
19 12 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (3.79%) Change Control
20 11 (3.47%) Business Analysis
20 11 (3.47%) Scrum
21 10 (3.15%) Windows
22 9 (2.84%) Java
22 9 (2.84%) ITIL
22 9 (2.84%) Informatica

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (1.89%) SAS
2 4 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.63%) JBoss
4 2 (0.63%) CMS
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.42%) MS Project
2 8 (2.52%) MS Office
2 8 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.58%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.32%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.32%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.95%) LAN
1 3 (0.95%) WAN
2 2 (0.63%) VoIP
2 2 (0.63%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.32%) Network Security
3 1 (0.32%) Intranet
3 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.32%) DataStage
3 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.32%) BODI
3 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.58%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
General
1 146 (46.06%) Finance
2 131 (41.32%) Banking
3 47 (14.83%) Retail
4 37 (11.67%) Retail Banking
5 15 (4.73%) Front Office
6 8 (2.52%) Advertising
7 6 (1.89%) Legal
7 6 (1.89%) Back Office
8 3 (0.95%) Marketing
8 3 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.95%) .NET
2 2 (0.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.32%) HTML
3 1 (0.32%) CSS
3 1 (0.32%) Web Services
3 1 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.73%) Derivative
2 7 (2.21%) Credit Risk
3 4 (1.26%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (0.95%) PMI
4 3 (0.95%) NHS
4 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.63%) Social Media
5 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.63%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.63%) Equities
6 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.32%) SCADA
6 1 (0.32%) W3C
6 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.32%) DataPower
6 1 (0.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.15%) Windows
2 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.32%) Android
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (36.59%) Project Management
2 91 (28.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (17.67%) PRINCE2
4 41 (12.93%) Migration
5 27 (8.52%) Change Management
6 25 (7.89%) Asset Management
7 24 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (7.26%) Investment Management
9 22 (6.94%) People Management
10 19 (5.99%) Project Planning
11 17 (5.36%) Data Migration
11 17 (5.36%) Risk Management
12 12 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (3.79%) Change Control
13 11 (3.47%) Scrum
13 11 (3.47%) Business Analysis
14 9 (2.84%) ITIL
14 9 (2.84%) Business Process Improvement
15 8 (2.52%) Service Management
16 7 (2.21%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.84%) Java
2 6 (1.89%) SQL
3 5 (1.58%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.26%) C
5 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.21%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.89%) PMP
5 3 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) Degree
6 1 (0.32%) APMP
6 1 (0.32%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.21%) EMIR
2 3 (0.95%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) FATCA
4 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.32%) UCITS
4 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (7.26%) Oracle
2 9 (2.84%) Informatica
3 8 (2.52%) IBM
4 7 (2.21%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.89%) Chordiant
5 6 (1.89%) Teradata
6 5 (1.58%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.26%) Charles River
8 3 (0.95%) Cisco
9 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.63%) CODA
9 2 (0.63%) Sun
9 2 (0.63%) Planview
9 2 (0.63%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.32%) Facebook
10 1 (0.32%) Verint
10 1 (0.32%) HP
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix
10 1 (0.32%) Avaya
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