The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Project Manager
Rank 70 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 12 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.88% 1.72% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.87% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £343 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £630 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £485 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £55.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +0.91%
Senior 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
1297 1125 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.74% 92.06% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 577 285
Average daily rate £380 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 15
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.40 £31.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Senior Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Project Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Senior Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in their job title.

1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) People Management
5 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) Retail
6 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Middleware
8 2 (7.69%) Advertising
8 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
8 2 (7.69%) Earned Value Management
8 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
8 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 2 (7.69%) COBIT
9 1 (3.85%) QA
9 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
9 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
9 1 (3.85%) Time Management
9 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping

Senior Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Derivative
1 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.85%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (26.92%) People Management
3 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Earned Value Management
6 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Service Management
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) BT