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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 10 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 142 176 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.94% 10.83% 12.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.35% 11.42% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 77 78
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £556 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £39.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-19.87% +31.09%
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
1150 1541 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.72% 94.83% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 820 630
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.69 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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.

1 167 (52.19%) Finance
2 151 (47.19%) Banking
3 120 (37.50%) Project Management
4 104 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (20.94%) PRINCE2
6 51 (15.94%) Retail
6 51 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (14.38%) Migration
8 40 (12.50%) Scrum
9 38 (11.88%) Retail Banking
10 36 (11.25%) Data Centre
11 31 (9.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 26 (8.13%) Microsoft
13 23 (7.19%) Risk Management
14 20 (6.25%) Change Management
15 19 (5.94%) Law
15 19 (5.94%) MS Project
15 19 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (5.31%) MS Office
17 16 (5.00%) JIRA
18 15 (4.69%) Windows
19 14 (4.38%) MS Excel
19 14 (4.38%) Oracle
20 13 (4.06%) Project Planning
20 13 (4.06%) Resource Management
20 13 (4.06%) Sitecore
21 12 (3.75%) Data Migration
21 12 (3.75%) Matrix Organization
22 11 (3.44%) Business Analysis
22 11 (3.44%) QA

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 11 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.88%) CMS
3 3 (0.94%) Confluence
3 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.94%) SAS
3 3 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.31%) JBoss
4 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (5.94%) MS Project
2 17 (5.31%) MS Office
3 14 (4.38%) MS Excel
4 10 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Sonata
1 3 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (0.63%) Primavera
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.63%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.19%) Intranet
2 5 (1.56%) SAN
2 5 (1.56%) WAN
3 4 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.94%) LAN
4 3 (0.94%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.63%) Firewall
6 1 (0.31%) Network Security
6 1 (0.31%) SMS
6 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.81%) Spatial Data
2 7 (2.19%) GIS
3 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 167 (52.19%) Finance
2 151 (47.19%) Banking
3 51 (15.94%) Retail
4 38 (11.88%) Retail Banking
5 19 (5.94%) Law
6 6 (1.88%) Marketing
7 5 (1.56%) Legal
8 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.94%) Middleware
2 2 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.31%) CSS
3 1 (0.31%) HTML
3 1 (0.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.19%) Mainframe
4 6 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.94%) Credit Risk
5 3 (0.94%) PKI
6 2 (0.63%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.31%) PMI
7 1 (0.31%) Social Media
7 1 (0.31%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.69%) Windows
2 5 (1.56%) Unix
3 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.94%) Linux
4 3 (0.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.63%) Solaris
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (37.50%) Project Management
2 104 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (20.94%) PRINCE2
4 51 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (14.38%) Migration
6 40 (12.50%) Scrum
7 23 (7.19%) Risk Management
8 20 (6.25%) Change Management
9 13 (4.06%) Project Planning
9 13 (4.06%) Resource Management
10 12 (3.75%) Data Migration
10 12 (3.75%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (3.44%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (3.13%) Project Governance
13 9 (2.81%) PRINCE
13 9 (2.81%) Programme Management
13 9 (2.81%) Regulatory Compliance
14 8 (2.50%) Risk Analysis
14 8 (2.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.56%) Java
1 5 (1.56%) SQL
2 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
3 3 (0.94%) C
4 1 (0.31%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.31%) VB
4 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (9.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.50%) PMP
3 7 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.88%) APMP
4 6 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) CISM
6 1 (0.31%) Degree
6 1 (0.31%) HND
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.44%) QA
2 9 (2.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.31%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) COREP
3 1 (0.31%) FINREP
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.25%) XenApp
3 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) RACF
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.88%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.38%) Oracle
3 13 (4.06%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.88%) IBM
5 5 (1.56%) Cisco
6 4 (1.25%) Citrix
7 3 (0.94%) FNZ
7 3 (0.94%) HP
8 2 (0.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.63%) NetApp
8 2 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.63%) Planview
9 1 (0.31%) Avaya
9 1 (0.31%) CA
9 1 (0.31%) Charles River
9 1 (0.31%) F5
9 1 (0.31%) SAP
9 1 (0.31%) TSYS
9 1 (0.31%) VMware
9 1 (0.31%) VocaLink
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