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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 10 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 152 119 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.70% 9.97% 13.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.32% 10.63% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 77 53
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
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
1343 1119 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.51% 93.72% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 672 331
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 154 (45.70%) Finance
1 154 (45.70%) Banking
2 135 (40.06%) Project Management
3 109 (32.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (17.21%) PRINCE2
5 35 (10.39%) Migration
6 33 (9.79%) Retail
7 26 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (7.42%) Project Planning
9 24 (7.12%) Change Management
9 24 (7.12%) Oracle
10 22 (6.53%) Asset Management
10 22 (6.53%) People Management
11 21 (6.23%) Retail Banking
11 21 (6.23%) Investment Management
11 21 (6.23%) Windows
12 19 (5.64%) Microsoft
13 18 (5.34%) Risk Management
13 18 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (4.45%) MS Project
16 13 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 13 (3.86%) Scrum
16 13 (3.86%) Business Analysis
17 11 (3.26%) Data Migration
18 10 (2.97%) Change Control
18 10 (2.97%) Supplier Management
18 10 (2.97%) MS Office
18 10 (2.97%) SQL
18 10 (2.97%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.19%) Lync
2 4 (1.19%) SAS
3 1 (0.30%) CMS
3 1 (0.30%) CICS
3 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (4.45%) MS Project
2 10 (2.97%) MS Office
3 9 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.30%) Workday HCM
1 1 (0.30%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.37%) LAN
1 8 (2.37%) WAN
2 5 (1.48%) Firewall
3 4 (1.19%) Network Security
4 3 (0.89%) VoIP
4 3 (0.89%) Intranet
4 3 (0.89%) SAN
5 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.19%) DataStage
3 2 (0.59%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.30%) DB2
4 1 (0.30%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 154 (45.70%) Finance
1 154 (45.70%) Banking
2 33 (9.79%) Retail
3 21 (6.23%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.37%) Front Office
5 5 (1.48%) Back Office
6 4 (1.19%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.19%) Law
7 3 (0.89%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.59%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.48%) .NET
2 3 (0.89%) HTML
2 3 (0.89%) HTML5
3 1 (0.30%) CPAN
3 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.08%) Derivative
2 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.48%) NHS
4 4 (1.19%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (0.89%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (0.59%) Handset
6 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.30%) GIS
7 1 (0.30%) IVR
7 1 (0.30%) PMI
7 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.30%) RMADS
7 1 (0.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.23%) Windows
2 7 (2.08%) Linux
2 7 (2.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.30%) Solaris
4 1 (0.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (40.06%) Project Management
2 109 (32.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (17.21%) PRINCE2
4 35 (10.39%) Migration
5 26 (7.72%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (7.42%) Project Planning
7 24 (7.12%) Change Management
8 22 (6.53%) Asset Management
8 22 (6.53%) People Management
9 21 (6.23%) Investment Management
10 18 (5.34%) Risk Management
11 13 (3.86%) Scrum
11 13 (3.86%) Business Analysis
12 11 (3.26%) Data Migration
13 10 (2.97%) Change Control
13 10 (2.97%) Supplier Management
13 10 (2.97%) ITIL
14 9 (2.67%) Service Management
14 9 (2.67%) Resource Management
14 9 (2.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.97%) SQL
2 7 (2.08%) Java
3 5 (1.48%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.89%) C
5 1 (0.30%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 13 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (2.08%) ISEB
4 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.30%) PMP
6 1 (0.30%) APMP
6 1 (0.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.19%) QA
1 4 (1.19%) FATCA
2 2 (0.59%) COBIT
2 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Xen
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (7.12%) Oracle
2 19 (5.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.78%) Citrix
3 6 (1.78%) Cisco
4 5 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (1.19%) IBM
5 4 (1.19%) Teradata
6 3 (0.89%) VMware
6 3 (0.89%) Informatica
6 3 (0.89%) SAP
7 2 (0.59%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.59%) CODA
7 2 (0.59%) Juniper
7 2 (0.59%) Charles River
7 2 (0.59%) Sun
8 1 (0.30%) BT
8 1 (0.30%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.30%) Planview
8 1 (0.30%) Yardi
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