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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 164 167 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.61% 14.82% 11.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.47% 16.00% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 62
Average daily rate
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£450 £396 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -6.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £288 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £5.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
1133 1044 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 92.64% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 464 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 137 (45.67%) Finance
2 112 (37.33%) Project Management
3 105 (35.00%) Banking
4 101 (33.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (18.00%) PRINCE2
6 52 (17.33%) Retail
7 41 (13.67%) Retail Banking
8 38 (12.67%) Migration
9 28 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (9.00%) Oracle
11 23 (7.67%) Asset Management
12 20 (6.67%) Change Management
13 19 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (5.67%) Derivative
15 15 (5.00%) Front Office
16 14 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 14 (4.67%) MS Project
16 14 (4.67%) Investment Management
17 13 (4.33%) Scrum
18 12 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
19 11 (3.67%) Fixed Income
19 11 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 11 (3.67%) People Management
20 10 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 10 (3.33%) Supplier Management
20 10 (3.33%) Advertising
20 10 (3.33%) MS Excel
21 9 (3.00%) Business Objects
21 9 (3.00%) Digital Media
22 7 (2.33%) Change Control

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.33%) SAS
2 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (4.67%) MS Project
2 10 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Agresso
2 4 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.33%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) ATM
2 2 (0.67%) LAN
2 2 (0.67%) WAN
3 1 (0.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (0.67%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (45.67%) Finance
2 105 (35.00%) Banking
3 52 (17.33%) Retail
4 41 (13.67%) Retail Banking
5 15 (5.00%) Front Office
6 10 (3.33%) Advertising
7 7 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.00%) Back Office
9 4 (1.33%) Legal
10 3 (1.00%) Publishing
11 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.67%) International Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.33%) Velocity
2 2 (0.67%) CGI
3 1 (0.33%) Middleware
3 1 (0.33%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.67%) Derivative
2 11 (3.67%) Fixed Income
3 9 (3.00%) Digital Media
4 5 (1.67%) Equities
4 5 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.33%) GIS
5 4 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.67%) PMI
6 2 (0.67%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.33%) DataPower
7 1 (0.33%) iSeries
7 1 (0.33%) Social Media
7 1 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.33%) IVR
7 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) Android
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (37.33%) Project Management
2 101 (33.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (18.00%) PRINCE2
4 38 (12.67%) Migration
5 28 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (7.67%) Asset Management
7 20 (6.67%) Change Management
8 14 (4.67%) Investment Management
9 13 (4.33%) Scrum
10 12 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (3.67%) People Management
12 10 (3.33%) Supplier Management
13 7 (2.33%) Change Control
13 7 (2.33%) Risk Management
14 6 (2.00%) Business Analysis
14 6 (2.00%) Data Migration
14 6 (2.00%) Integration Testing
14 6 (2.00%) Resource Management
14 6 (2.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (0.33%) C
2 1 (0.33%) C#
2 1 (0.33%) Perl
2 1 (0.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.67%) Degree
4 3 (1.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) PMP
4 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.67%) ACCA
5 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) CISSP
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) EMIR
2 4 (1.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.33%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (9.00%) Oracle
2 9 (3.00%) Business Objects
3 7 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.00%) Charles River
5 5 (1.67%) IBM
5 5 (1.67%) Chordiant
5 5 (1.67%) JBoss
5 5 (1.67%) Teradata
6 4 (1.33%) VMware
6 4 (1.33%) Informatica
7 3 (1.00%) Cisco
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.33%) Gemalto
8 1 (0.33%) BI-SAM
8 1 (0.33%) Facebook
8 1 (0.33%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.33%) StatPro
8 1 (0.33%) Calypso
8 1 (0.33%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.33%) Citrix
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