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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 10 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 168 156 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.42% 12.19% 17.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.16% 12.85% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 86 95
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £5.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
1506 1214 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.42% 94.84% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 702 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 172 (49.43%) Banking
2 165 (47.41%) Finance
3 130 (37.36%) Project Management
4 118 (33.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (17.24%) PRINCE2
6 41 (11.78%) Migration
7 35 (10.06%) Retail
8 34 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (7.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 25 (7.18%) Data Centre
11 24 (6.90%) Retail Banking
12 23 (6.61%) Change Management
13 18 (5.17%) Microsoft
14 17 (4.89%) Windows
14 17 (4.89%) Risk Management
15 16 (4.60%) Oracle
15 16 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 13 (3.74%) Project Planning
16 13 (3.74%) Supplier Management
16 13 (3.74%) Change Control
16 13 (3.74%) People Management
17 12 (3.45%) Time Management
18 11 (3.16%) Resource Management
18 11 (3.16%) Business Analysis
18 11 (3.16%) ETL
18 11 (3.16%) LAN
18 11 (3.16%) Asset Management
18 11 (3.16%) Scrum
19 10 (2.87%) WAN
20 9 (2.59%) Data Migration

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.15%) Lync
3 3 (0.86%) SAS
4 1 (0.29%) CICS
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.59%) MS Project
2 8 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.44%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.29%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) PaaS
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.16%) LAN
2 10 (2.87%) WAN
3 5 (1.44%) Firewall
4 4 (1.15%) SAN
4 4 (1.15%) Network Security
5 3 (0.86%) VoIP
5 3 (0.86%) Intranet
6 2 (0.57%) MPLS
6 2 (0.57%) VPLS
6 2 (0.57%) ATM
7 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.44%) DataStage
3 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 172 (49.43%) Banking
2 165 (47.41%) Finance
3 35 (10.06%) Retail
4 24 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.01%) Law
6 5 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.44%) Back Office
7 4 (1.15%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.86%) Publishing
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.30%) .NET
2 3 (0.86%) HTML
2 3 (0.86%) HTML5
3 2 (0.57%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 3 (0.86%) Private Cloud
4 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (0.86%) Statistics
5 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.57%) NHS
5 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.57%) Handset
5 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
5 2 (0.57%) IVR
6 1 (0.29%) PKI
6 1 (0.29%) Replication
6 1 (0.29%) PMI
6 1 (0.29%) GIS
6 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.29%) RMADS
6 1 (0.29%) iSeries
6 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.89%) Windows
2 8 (2.30%) Linux
3 5 (1.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.15%) UNIX
5 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Android
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (37.36%) Project Management
2 118 (33.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (17.24%) PRINCE2
4 41 (11.78%) Migration
5 34 (9.77%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (6.61%) Change Management
7 17 (4.89%) Risk Management
8 13 (3.74%) Supplier Management
8 13 (3.74%) Project Planning
8 13 (3.74%) Change Control
8 13 (3.74%) People Management
9 12 (3.45%) Time Management
10 11 (3.16%) Resource Management
10 11 (3.16%) Business Analysis
10 11 (3.16%) Scrum
10 11 (3.16%) Asset Management
10 11 (3.16%) ETL
11 9 (2.59%) Programme Management
11 9 (2.59%) Data Migration
11 9 (2.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.01%) JavaScript
2 5 (1.44%) SQL
3 4 (1.15%) C#
4 3 (0.86%) C
5 2 (0.57%) Java
6 1 (0.29%) COBOL
6 1 (0.29%) R
6 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (7.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 16 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (2.01%) ISEB
4 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) APMP
5 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PMP
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) FATCA
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.15%) Xen
1 4 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) SCCM
1 4 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.60%) Oracle
3 6 (1.72%) Citrix
3 6 (1.72%) Cisco
3 6 (1.72%) IBM
3 6 (1.72%) ServiceNow
4 5 (1.44%) VMware
4 5 (1.44%) SAP
5 3 (0.86%) Siebel
5 3 (0.86%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (0.86%) Teradata
6 2 (0.57%) Planview
6 2 (0.57%) Juniper
7 1 (0.29%) Informatica
7 1 (0.29%) Yardi
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