The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 80 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 2.15% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 3.00% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Average daily rate
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£394 £382 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £244 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.09 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -16.64%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
953 733 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.45% 71.72% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 355 336
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £544 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £33.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Planning
Scotland

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 28 July 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 26 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (40.00%) MS Office
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) MS Project
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) Retail Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Budget Control
5 4 (26.67%) Change Control
6 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
7 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (6.67%) CRM
8 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (6.67%) ERP
8 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Data Management
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (26.67%) MS Project
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Planning Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Planner
5 1 (6.67%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
5 1 (6.67%) PMO Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Budget Control
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com