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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 28 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 48 192 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.26% 12.75% 9.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.44% 13.32% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 70 68
Median daily rate £400 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.05 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-19.02% -9.63%
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
882 1441 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.60% 95.68% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 708 755
Median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016, 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 88 (49.16%) Finance
2 79 (44.13%) Project Management
3 61 (34.08%) Banking
4 54 (30.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (21.79%) PRINCE2
7 32 (17.88%) Migration
8 26 (14.53%) Scrum
9 20 (11.17%) Retail
10 19 (10.61%) Microsoft
11 17 (9.50%) Change Management
12 16 (8.94%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
15 10 (5.59%) MS Project
15 10 (5.59%) MS Office
15 10 (5.59%) Oracle
15 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
15 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (5.03%) Retail Banking
16 9 (5.03%) JIRA
16 9 (5.03%) Data Migration
17 8 (4.47%) Disclosure Scotland
18 7 (3.91%) Change Control
18 7 (3.91%) Office 365
18 7 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 7 (3.91%) Wealth Management
18 7 (3.91%) Risk Management
18 7 (3.91%) Law
18 7 (3.91%) 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 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.23%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) Confluence
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.59%) MS Office
2 10 (5.59%) MS Project
3 6 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Sonata
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Office 365
2 4 (2.23%) Trello
3 2 (1.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.91%) Intranet
2 4 (2.23%) LAN
2 4 (2.23%) SAN
2 4 (2.23%) WAN
2 4 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.12%) Network Security
4 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.56%) VoIP
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) Spatial Data
2 5 (2.79%) GIS
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (5.03%) JIRA
General
1 88 (49.16%) Finance
2 61 (34.08%) Banking
3 20 (11.17%) Retail
4 9 (5.03%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.91%) Law
6 5 (2.79%) Marketing
7 3 (1.68%) Legal
8 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) CSS
1 2 (1.12%) HTML
2 1 (0.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.68%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
2 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.12%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.56%) CMDB
4 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.56%) Handset
4 1 (0.56%) PMI
4 1 (0.56%) Tandem
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.79%) Windows
2 3 (1.68%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Unix
3 1 (0.56%) VMS
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (44.13%) Project Management
2 54 (30.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (21.79%) PRINCE2
5 32 (17.88%) Migration
6 26 (14.53%) Scrum
7 17 (9.50%) Change Management
8 16 (8.94%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.03%) Data Migration
10 7 (3.91%) Change Control
10 7 (3.91%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.91%) Wealth Management
11 6 (3.35%) Project Governance
11 6 (3.35%) Project Planning
11 6 (3.35%) Resource Management
11 6 (3.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (2.23%) Business Continuity
13 4 (2.23%) ITIL
13 4 (2.23%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.91%) SQL
2 6 (3.35%) Java
3 5 (2.79%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.12%) C
5 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (7.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (3.35%) APMP
4 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.68%) PMP
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Degree
6 1 (0.56%) HND
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.68%) FINREP
3 2 (1.12%) QA
3 2 (1.12%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) COREP
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (10.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle
3 5 (2.79%) FNZ
4 4 (2.23%) Cisco
4 4 (2.23%) SAP
5 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.12%) Citrix
5 2 (1.12%) F5
5 2 (1.12%) HP
5 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) CA
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Symantec
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) VMware