Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Microsoft Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Project over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft Project
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 98 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 38 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.29% 1.08% 1.58%
As % of the Applications category 19.19% 13.53% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 34
Edinburgh median daily rate £394 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +0.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £235 £271 £260
90th Percentile £462 £448 £500
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £38.00 -

Microsoft Project is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 198 170 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.70% 7.98% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 102 159
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £122 £136 £150
90th Percentile £475 £461 £475
Scotland median daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year +3.75% -0.56% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.08 £17.41 £15.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.56% +12.27% +29.21%
10th Percentile £13.54 £13.61 £10.36
90th Percentile £32.62 £20.63 £33.71
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year -6.90% +13.73% -29.17%

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Microsoft Project as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Project in Edinburgh

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Project in Edinburgh

Microsoft Project
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Project in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Project in Edinburgh

Microsoft Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Project in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Project also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Microsoft Project.

1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) PRINCE2
4 15 (39.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) APMP
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (21.05%) PMO
9 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
9 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
9 7 (18.42%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (15.79%) User Stories
10 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
11 5 (13.16%) Data Mapping
12 4 (10.53%) Time Management
12 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
12 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
12 4 (10.53%) Degree
12 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
12 4 (10.53%) SQL
12 4 (10.53%) XML
12 4 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
13 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
13 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
13 3 (7.89%) Scrum
13 3 (7.89%) Legal

Microsoft Project
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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS Visio
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) QlikView
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Project Manager
2 14 (36.84%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) GDPR Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Junior
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Project Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Project Planner
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (63.16%) Project Management
2 17 (44.74%) PRINCE2
3 15 (39.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.79%) User Stories
6 5 (13.16%) Data Mapping
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.53%) Time Management
7 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) Data Management
8 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.89%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) APMP
2 4 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) PMO
2 7 (18.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.26%) GDPR
4 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Alteryx
2 1 (2.63%) Mitel
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Tableau
2 1 (2.63%) Talend