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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 22 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 55 160 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.83% 11.23% 11.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.15% 11.70% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 69 64
Median daily rate £400 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.12 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.36% -6.66%

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
769 1367 1260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.53% 95.93% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 695 643
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 20
Median hourly rate £52.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.39% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £14.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 72 (49.32%) Project Management
2 68 (46.58%) Finance
3 49 (33.56%) Banking
4 43 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (28.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (27.40%) PRINCE2
7 24 (16.44%) Scrum
8 23 (15.75%) Migration
9 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
9 19 (13.01%) Business Analysis
10 16 (10.96%) Retail
10 16 (10.96%) Change Management
11 14 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (8.90%) MS Project
12 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
14 10 (6.85%) SQL
14 10 (6.85%) Oracle
14 10 (6.85%) JIRA
15 9 (6.16%) Wealth Management
15 9 (6.16%) APMP
15 9 (6.16%) MS Office
15 9 (6.16%) Java
16 8 (5.48%) PL/SQL
16 8 (5.48%) Project Planning
16 8 (5.48%) FNZ
16 8 (5.48%) Sonata
17 7 (4.79%) Office 365
17 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 7 (4.79%) Intranet

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 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.05%) CMS
3 2 (1.37%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) Blackboard Learn
4 1 (0.68%) JBoss
4 1 (0.68%) Moodle
4 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) MS Project
2 12 (8.22%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.16%) MS Office
4 5 (3.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Sonata
2 2 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) Office 365
2 2 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.79%) Intranet
2 3 (2.05%) Firewall
3 2 (1.37%) LAN
3 2 (1.37%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
4 1 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.11%) Spatial Data
2 4 (2.74%) GIS
3 1 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) JIRA
General
1 68 (46.58%) Finance
2 49 (33.56%) Banking
3 16 (10.96%) Retail
4 6 (4.11%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.74%) Law
6 3 (2.05%) Legal
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.37%) CSS
1 2 (1.37%) HTML
2 1 (0.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.68%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.05%) Fintech
2 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.37%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.37%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.68%) CMDB
4 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.68%) Handset
4 1 (0.68%) PMI
4 1 (0.68%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.68%) Tandem
4 1 (0.68%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.42%) Windows
2 3 (2.05%) Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (49.32%) Project Management
2 43 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (27.40%) PRINCE2
5 24 (16.44%) Scrum
6 23 (15.75%) Migration
7 19 (13.01%) Business Analysis
8 16 (10.96%) Change Management
9 9 (6.16%) Wealth Management
10 8 (5.48%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.11%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.42%) Data Migration
13 5 (3.42%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.42%) Project Governance
13 5 (3.42%) Resource Management
14 4 (2.74%) Business Transformation
14 4 (2.74%) SDLC
15 3 (2.05%) Analytics
15 3 (2.05%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.85%) SQL
2 9 (6.16%) Java
3 8 (5.48%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.37%) C
5 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (6.16%) APMP
3 7 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) HND
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.37%) FINREP
2 2 (1.37%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.85%) Oracle
3 8 (5.48%) FNZ
4 4 (2.74%) Cisco
4 4 (2.74%) SAP
5 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.37%) Citrix
5 2 (1.37%) F5
6 1 (0.68%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.68%) CA
6 1 (0.68%) Mitel
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.68%) Symantec
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
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