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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 109 209 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.79% 12.27% 13.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.15% 12.85% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 87 81
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £37.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.09% +25.15%
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
978 1627 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.83% 95.48% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 868 661
Median daily rate £400 £382 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £13.26 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £36.40 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 134 (52.76%) Finance
2 108 (42.52%) Banking
3 90 (35.43%) Project Management
4 76 (29.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (21.26%) PRINCE2
6 46 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (15.35%) Scrum
7 39 (15.35%) Migration
8 33 (12.99%) Retail
9 26 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 25 (9.84%) Data Centre
11 22 (8.66%) Microsoft
11 22 (8.66%) Retail Banking
12 18 (7.09%) MS Project
13 17 (6.69%) MS Office
13 17 (6.69%) Change Management
14 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (6.30%) JIRA
15 14 (5.51%) Risk Management
16 13 (5.12%) Law
16 13 (5.12%) MS Excel
16 13 (5.12%) Sitecore
17 12 (4.72%) Resource Management
18 11 (4.33%) Data Migration
18 11 (4.33%) Business Analysis
18 11 (4.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
18 11 (4.33%) Oracle
19 10 (3.94%) Spatial Data
20 9 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint

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 11 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.36%) CMS
3 3 (1.18%) Confluence
3 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.79%) SAS
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (7.09%) MS Project
2 17 (6.69%) MS Office
3 13 (5.12%) MS Excel
4 9 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Sonata
2 3 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.79%) Primavera
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.79%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.76%) Intranet
2 5 (1.97%) SAN
3 4 (1.57%) WAN
3 4 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.18%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.79%) Firewall
5 2 (0.79%) LAN
6 1 (0.39%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) SMS
6 1 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.94%) Spatial Data
2 7 (2.76%) GIS
3 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 16 (6.30%) JIRA
General
1 134 (52.76%) Finance
2 108 (42.52%) Banking
3 33 (12.99%) Retail
4 22 (8.66%) Retail Banking
5 13 (5.12%) Law
6 6 (2.36%) Legal
6 6 (2.36%) Marketing
7 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.79%) .NET
2 1 (0.39%) CSS
2 1 (0.39%) HTML
2 1 (0.39%) Middleware
2 1 (0.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.39%) PMI
6 1 (0.39%) Social Media
6 1 (0.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.54%) Windows
2 3 (1.18%) Linux
2 3 (1.18%) Unix
2 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.39%) Solaris
4 1 (0.39%) VMS
4 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (35.43%) Project Management
2 76 (29.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (21.26%) PRINCE2
4 46 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (15.35%) Migration
5 39 (15.35%) Scrum
6 17 (6.69%) Change Management
7 14 (5.51%) Risk Management
8 12 (4.72%) Resource Management
9 11 (4.33%) Business Analysis
9 11 (4.33%) Data Migration
9 11 (4.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (3.15%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (3.15%) PRINCE
10 8 (3.15%) Project Governance
10 8 (3.15%) Regulatory Compliance
11 7 (2.76%) Change Control
11 7 (2.76%) Programme Management
12 6 (2.36%) People Management
12 6 (2.36%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.97%) Java
1 5 (1.97%) SQL
2 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.39%) C#
4 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.39%) VB
4 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (1.97%) PMP
4 4 (1.57%) APMP
4 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Degree
6 1 (0.39%) HND
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.15%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (3.15%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) FINREP
3 2 (0.79%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) COREP
System Software
1 6 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.12%) Sitecore
3 11 (4.33%) Oracle
4 6 (2.36%) IBM
5 5 (1.97%) Cisco
6 4 (1.57%) FNZ
7 3 (1.18%) Citrix
7 3 (1.18%) HP
8 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.39%) CA
9 1 (0.39%) F5
9 1 (0.39%) NetApp
9 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.39%) Symantec
9 1 (0.39%) TSYS
9 1 (0.39%) Twitter
9 1 (0.39%) VMware
9 1 (0.39%) VocaLink
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