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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 63 65
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Project 8 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 2.58% 1.45%
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 26.12% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 16
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +1.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £332 £370
% change year-on-year +13.12% -10.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £22.50 £31.40
% change year-on-year +11.64% -28.34%  

Microsoft Project is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 64 134 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 5.33% 9.86% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 84 85
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Microsoft Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 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 June 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 14 (73.68%) Project Management
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Business Analysis
2 13 (68.42%) PRINCE2
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (63.16%) APMP
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (21.05%) User Stories
8 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (15.79%) PMO
8 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 2 (10.53%) Banking
9 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
9 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Strategy
9 2 (10.53%) Coaching
9 2 (10.53%) Change Control

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Project Manager
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) IT Manager
3 5 (26.32%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Project Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Integration Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Manager
7 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Service Integration Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Strategy Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
1 1 (5.26%) FMCG
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Project Management
2 13 (68.42%) Business Analysis
2 13 (68.42%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Change Control
7 2 (10.53%) Coaching
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.26%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Alteryx
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
2 1 (5.26%) Talend
2 1 (5.26%) Trillium