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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 182 202 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.59% 16.67% 10.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.35% 18.10% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 104 32
Average daily rate
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£438 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £407 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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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
1268 1116 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 92.08% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 583 274
Average daily rate £379 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -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 6 March 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 6 March 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.

1 149 (45.71%) Banking
2 145 (44.48%) Finance
3 127 (38.96%) Project Management
4 105 (32.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (17.79%) PRINCE2
6 50 (15.34%) Migration
7 40 (12.27%) Retail
8 32 (9.82%) Retail Banking
9 25 (7.67%) People Management
10 24 (7.36%) Change Management
10 24 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (7.06%) Data Migration
12 22 (6.75%) Oracle
12 22 (6.75%) Asset Management
12 22 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (6.44%) Investment Management
14 19 (5.83%) Project Planning
15 18 (5.52%) Risk Management
16 17 (5.21%) MS Project
17 15 (4.60%) Windows
17 15 (4.60%) Microsoft
17 15 (4.60%) Business Analysis
17 15 (4.60%) Change Control
18 14 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 14 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 13 (3.99%) Resource Management
20 12 (3.68%) Front Office
20 12 (3.68%) Scrum
21 10 (3.07%) MS Office
21 10 (3.07%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (1.53%) SAS
2 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.23%) Lync
3 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.61%) JBoss
4 2 (0.61%) CMS
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (5.21%) MS Project
2 10 (3.07%) MS Office
3 8 (2.45%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.31%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.31%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.61%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.23%) Intranet
2 2 (0.61%) LAN
2 2 (0.61%) VoIP
2 2 (0.61%) WAN
2 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.31%) Network Security
3 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.31%) DataStage
3 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.31%) BODI
3 1 (0.31%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
General
1 149 (45.71%) Banking
2 145 (44.48%) Finance
3 40 (12.27%) Retail
4 32 (9.82%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.68%) Front Office
6 7 (2.15%) Back Office
7 6 (1.84%) Legal
7 6 (1.84%) Advertising
8 5 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.23%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.92%) Marketing
11 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.61%) Publishing
11 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.31%) Military
12 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.61%) .NET
1 2 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.31%) HTML
2 1 (0.31%) CSS
2 1 (0.31%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.07%) Derivative
2 7 (2.15%) Credit Risk
3 6 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.53%) NHS
5 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.61%) PMI
6 2 (0.61%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.31%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.31%) Equities
7 1 (0.31%) W3C
7 1 (0.31%) SCADA
7 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.31%) DataPower
7 1 (0.31%) iSeries
7 1 (0.31%) Social Media
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.60%) Windows
2 8 (2.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.61%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (38.96%) Project Management
2 105 (32.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (17.79%) PRINCE2
4 50 (15.34%) Migration
5 25 (7.67%) People Management
6 24 (7.36%) Change Management
7 23 (7.06%) Data Migration
8 22 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (6.75%) Asset Management
9 21 (6.44%) Investment Management
10 19 (5.83%) Project Planning
11 18 (5.52%) Risk Management
12 15 (4.60%) Business Analysis
12 15 (4.60%) Change Control
13 13 (3.99%) Resource Management
14 12 (3.68%) Scrum
15 10 (3.07%) ITIL
16 9 (2.76%) Service Management
16 9 (2.76%) Business Process Improvement
17 8 (2.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.45%) Java
2 6 (1.84%) SQL
3 5 (1.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.23%) C
5 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 14 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (1.53%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.23%) PMP
3 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.92%) VCP4
4 3 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.61%) Degree
5 2 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.23%) QA
1 4 (1.23%) EMIR
2 2 (0.61%) PMBOK
2 2 (0.61%) FATCA
2 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.31%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (6.75%) Oracle
2 15 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.15%) Informatica
4 6 (1.84%) Teradata
4 6 (1.84%) IBM
5 5 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.23%) Chordiant
6 4 (1.23%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.23%) Charles River
7 3 (0.92%) Cisco
8 2 (0.61%) Sun
8 2 (0.61%) Planview
8 2 (0.61%) CODA
8 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.31%) BT
9 1 (0.31%) VMware
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.31%) Verint
9 1 (0.31%) HP
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