The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 178 87 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.86% 11.55% 16.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.75% 12.36% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 39 113
Average daily rate £410 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 704 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 93.49% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.17 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Manager
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 165 (48.67%) Project Management
2 150 (44.25%) Finance
3 109 (32.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (27.14%) Banking
5 80 (23.60%) PRINCE2
6 45 (13.27%) Oracle
7 38 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (10.91%) Migration
9 30 (8.85%) Change Management
10 26 (7.67%) Scrum
11 25 (7.37%) Asset Management
12 24 (7.08%) Java
13 21 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 19 (5.60%) Retail
15 16 (4.72%) Investment Management
16 15 (4.42%) Time Management
16 15 (4.42%) Retail Banking
16 15 (4.42%) Programme Management
16 15 (4.42%) JBoss
17 13 (3.83%) Agile Project Management
18 12 (3.54%) Change Control
19 10 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 10 (2.95%) MS Project
19 10 (2.95%) Publishing
19 10 (2.95%) GIS
19 10 (2.95%) Risk Management
20 9 (2.65%) Front Office
20 9 (2.65%) Legal
20 9 (2.65%) Data Management
20 9 (2.65%) MS Excel

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.59%) CICS
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (2.95%) MS Project
2 9 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.06%) MS Office
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.36%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.29%) Agresso
4 1 (0.29%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) Taleo
1 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) WAN
1 3 (0.88%) ATM
1 3 (0.88%) LAN
2 2 (0.59%) Firewall
2 2 (0.59%) VoIP
3 1 (0.29%) SAN
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.77%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.59%) DataStage
4 1 (0.29%) DB2
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 150 (44.25%) Finance
2 92 (27.14%) Banking
3 19 (5.60%) Retail
4 15 (4.42%) Retail Banking
5 10 (2.95%) Publishing
6 9 (2.65%) Front Office
6 9 (2.65%) Legal
7 6 (1.77%) Advertising
8 5 (1.47%) Marketing
9 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.65%) Velocity
2 4 (1.18%) EDI
3 3 (0.88%) CGI
4 2 (0.59%) .NET
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) XML
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.95%) GIS
2 9 (2.65%) Mainframe
3 5 (1.47%) Smartcard
4 4 (1.18%) Fixed Income
5 3 (0.88%) NHS
5 3 (0.88%) Equities
5 3 (0.88%) Hedge funds
5 3 (0.88%) Derivative
6 2 (0.59%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.59%) iSeries
7 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.29%) e-Health
7 1 (0.29%) VSAM
7 1 (0.29%) PACS
7 1 (0.29%) CESG
7 1 (0.29%) IVR
7 1 (0.29%) FMCG
7 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.77%) Windows
2 4 (1.18%) UNIX
3 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.29%) AIX
4 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (48.67%) Project Management
2 109 (32.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (23.60%) PRINCE2
4 38 (11.21%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (10.91%) Migration
6 30 (8.85%) Change Management
7 26 (7.67%) Scrum
8 25 (7.37%) Asset Management
9 16 (4.72%) Investment Management
10 15 (4.42%) Time Management
10 15 (4.42%) Programme Management
11 13 (3.83%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (3.54%) Change Control
13 10 (2.95%) Risk Management
14 9 (2.65%) Data Management
14 9 (2.65%) Supplier Management
14 9 (2.65%) Data Migration
15 6 (1.77%) Matrix Management
15 6 (1.77%) Information Assurance
15 6 (1.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.08%) Java
2 3 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.29%) C#
3 1 (0.29%) COBOL
3 1 (0.29%) SQL
3 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (2.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) Degree
4 2 (0.59%) PMP
5 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (13.27%) Oracle
2 15 (4.42%) JBoss
3 8 (2.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.06%) Charles River
5 4 (1.18%) IBM
5 4 (1.18%) CA
6 3 (0.88%) Citrix
6 3 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (0.59%) Pega
7 2 (0.59%) AppSense
7 2 (0.59%) SAP
8 1 (0.29%) Calypso
8 1 (0.29%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco
8 1 (0.29%) Saba
8 1 (0.29%) Teradata
8 1 (0.29%) Planview
8 1 (0.29%) thinkFolio
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