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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 196 181 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.90% 14.11% 11.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.68% 15.01% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 114 39
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +5.00%
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
1433 1206 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.34% 94.00% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 662 305
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.80 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £110.00 £30.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 162 (46.96%) Banking
2 156 (45.22%) Finance
3 128 (37.10%) Project Management
4 106 (30.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 40 (11.59%) Migration
6 40 (11.59%) Retail
7 27 (7.83%) Oracle
7 27 (7.83%) Retail Banking
8 25 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (6.96%) Change Management
9 24 (6.96%) Project Planning
10 22 (6.38%) Windows
10 22 (6.38%) People Management
11 21 (6.09%) Microsoft
12 20 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (5.51%) MS Project
13 19 (5.51%) Risk Management
13 19 (5.51%) Asset Management
14 18 (5.22%) Investment Management
15 17 (4.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (4.35%) Business Analysis
16 15 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 14 (4.06%) Scrum
17 14 (4.06%) Data Migration
18 13 (3.77%) Change Control
19 11 (3.19%) SQL
19 11 (3.19%) ITIL
20 10 (2.90%) MS Office
21 9 (2.61%) Service Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.16%) SAS
2 4 (1.16%) Lync
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.29%) CICS
3 1 (0.29%) CMS
3 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.51%) MS Project
2 10 (2.90%) MS Office
3 9 (2.61%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.29%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.61%) LAN
1 9 (2.61%) WAN
2 5 (1.45%) Firewall
3 4 (1.16%) Intranet
3 4 (1.16%) Network Security
4 3 (0.87%) SAN
5 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.29%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.16%) DataStage
3 3 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) DB2
5 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.29%) BODI
5 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 162 (46.96%) Banking
2 156 (45.22%) Finance
3 40 (11.59%) Retail
4 27 (7.83%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.03%) Front Office
6 6 (1.74%) Legal
7 5 (1.45%) Back Office
8 4 (1.16%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Advertising
9 3 (0.87%) Law
9 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Publishing
10 2 (0.58%) Marketing
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.16%) .NET
2 2 (0.58%) HTML
2 2 (0.58%) HTML5
3 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.03%) Derivative
1 7 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (1.74%) Credit Risk
3 5 (1.45%) NHS
4 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.58%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.58%) PMI
5 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.29%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.29%) GIS
6 1 (0.29%) IVR
6 1 (0.29%) RMADS
6 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.29%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.38%) Windows
2 8 (2.32%) Linux
3 7 (2.03%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.29%) UNIX
5 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (37.10%) Project Management
2 106 (30.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 40 (11.59%) Migration
5 25 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (6.96%) Change Management
6 24 (6.96%) Project Planning
7 22 (6.38%) People Management
8 19 (5.51%) Asset Management
8 19 (5.51%) Risk Management
9 18 (5.22%) Investment Management
10 15 (4.35%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.06%) Data Migration
11 14 (4.06%) Scrum
12 13 (3.77%) Change Control
13 11 (3.19%) ITIL
14 9 (2.61%) Service Management
14 9 (2.61%) Business Process Improvement
14 9 (2.61%) Time Management
14 9 (2.61%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.19%) SQL
2 7 (2.03%) Java
3 6 (1.74%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.87%) C
5 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) COBOL
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (4.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.74%) ISEB
4 5 (1.45%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.87%) PMP
6 2 (0.58%) Degree
6 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) APMP
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.74%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) FATCA
2 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.58%) COBIT
2 2 (0.58%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
3 1 (0.29%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.29%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (1.16%) Xen
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (7.83%) Oracle
2 21 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.74%) Informatica
3 6 (1.74%) Citrix
4 5 (1.45%) IBM
4 5 (1.45%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (1.45%) Teradata
5 4 (1.16%) Cisco
6 3 (0.87%) VMware
6 3 (0.87%) Planview
7 2 (0.58%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.58%) Juniper
7 2 (0.58%) CODA
7 2 (0.58%) Charles River
7 2 (0.58%) Sun
7 2 (0.58%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.29%) SAP
8 1 (0.29%) HP
8 1 (0.29%) BT
8 1 (0.29%) Avaya
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