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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 69 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 18 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 0.91% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.27% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £459 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% -10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £393 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +57.30%
Project Planning
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
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) MS Project
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 4 (16.67%) QA
6 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
7 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
7 3 (12.50%) Derivative
7 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
7 3 (12.50%) Front Office
7 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.33%) PMP
8 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
8 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
9 1 (4.17%) Analytics
9 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
9 1 (4.17%) Line Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Project
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (25.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planner
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Content Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Web Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Web Content Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Author
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Author
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 3 (12.50%) Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
6 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.17%) Analytics
7 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) Demand Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMP
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft