The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills 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 Planning over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank 58 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 24 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 0.78% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.09% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £428 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -16.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £513 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.60 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -24.32%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1028 823 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.26% 71.75% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 433 223
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Edinburgh region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Edinburgh region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning.

1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Project Management
3 15 (42.86%) Banking
4 14 (40.00%) MS Project
5 8 (22.86%) MS Office
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (17.14%) Retail
7 6 (17.14%) Change Management
7 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.29%) Business Development
8 5 (14.29%) QA
9 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
9 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
9 4 (11.43%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (11.43%) Derivative
9 4 (11.43%) Front Office
9 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
9 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
10 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
10 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
10 3 (8.57%) Time Management
10 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
11 2 (5.71%) Line Management
11 2 (5.71%) Test Management
11 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (5.71%) Business Process Improvement

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Project Planning also 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 that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Project
2 8 (22.86%) MS Office
3 7 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Retail
4 4 (11.43%) Front Office
5 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Project Planner
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Author
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Author
5 1 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
1 4 (11.43%) Derivative
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.14%) Change Management
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Business Development
5 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
5 4 (11.43%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.71%) Line Management
7 2 (5.71%) Test Management
7 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.71%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Demand Management
7 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ISEB
1 2 (5.71%) PMP
1 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) SAP
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