Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 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.

Project Management Office (PMO)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 81 81
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 -7
Contract jobs citing PMO 19 27 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.75% 1.43% 2.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.60% 13.17% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 28
Median daily rate £375 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +27.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £187 £153 £221
90th Percentile £552 £573 £425
Scotland median daily rate £401 £311 £325
% change year-on-year +28.92% -4.23% +19.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £13.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +22.73% -

PMO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 198 205 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.23% 10.88% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 98 171
Median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £174 £156 £168
90th Percentile £539 £566 £538
Scotland median daily rate £404 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.94% +3.09% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +194.12% +36.00%
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.38
% change year-on-year -5.71% -14.11% -7.39%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing PMO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Edinburgh

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMO in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for PMO in Edinburgh

PMO
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMO in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PMO in Edinburgh

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMO in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for PMO in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PMO.

1 14 (73.68%) Public Sector
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
4 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Confluence
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Project Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Backlog Management
7 2 (10.53%) Red Team
7 2 (10.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) NHS
8 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (5.26%) Telecoms

PMO
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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 14 (73.68%) Public Sector
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Project Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) PMO Lead
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Assurance Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior PMO
3 2 (10.53%) Senior PMO Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Project Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Project Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.53%) Backlog Management
6 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 2 (10.53%) Red Team
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.26%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint