Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Project Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 107 95
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 29 20 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.93% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.96% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 23
Edinburgh median daily rate £456 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £355 £313 £339
90th Percentile £521 £535 £488
Scotland median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £39.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2781 2086 3069
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 96.75% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1206 1587
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -0.64%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £260
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £11.09
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year +22.48% -29.34% +33.43%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in Edinburgh

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT 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 IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (31.03%) Banking
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Retail Banking
6 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
7 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
8 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (10.34%) Change Control
8 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
8 3 (10.34%) GDPR
9 2 (6.90%) APMP
9 2 (6.90%) SDLC
9 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (6.90%) Records Management
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.90%) Service Management
9 2 (6.90%) ITSM
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.90%) Legal
9 2 (6.90%) Migration
9 2 (6.90%) Vermilion
9 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.45%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.45%) FMCG
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 16 (55.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) ITSM
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.90%) Records Management
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) APMP
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GDPR
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Vermilion
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Planview
3 1 (3.45%) VMware