Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 72 91
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -39
Contract jobs citing PMO 38 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.76% 2.20% 1.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.35% 17.98% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 30
Edinburgh median daily rate £300 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.69% +2.50%
10th Percentile £159 £221 £224
90th Percentile £475 £450 £491
Scotland median daily rate £330 £325 £302
% change year-on-year +1.54% +7.62% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £33.40 £10.41 -
% change year-on-year +221.00% - -

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 219 356 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.12% 12.22% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 200 210
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £389 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% -2.20% +6.00%
10th Percentile £137 £150 £207
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.25 £18.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.51% -1.33% -32.43%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.03 £12.63
90th Percentile £48.35 £35.00 £23.88
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.38 £16.13
% change year-on-year +46.56% +1.55% -35.50%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Edinburgh

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Edinburgh

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Edinburgh

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (28.95%) Finance
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (23.68%) Public Sector
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
7 6 (15.79%) Validation
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.79%) Data Validation
8 5 (13.16%) Resource Management
8 5 (13.16%) Project Delivery
8 5 (13.16%) Banking
8 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.53%) Project Governance
9 4 (10.53%) Change Control
10 3 (7.89%) Dependency Management
10 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
10 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
10 3 (7.89%) JIRA
10 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.89%) PMI
10 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
10 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
11 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.26%) ITIL

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 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Public Sector
3 5 (13.16%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) PMO Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) PMO Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Junior
3 5 (13.16%) Junior PMO
3 5 (13.16%) PMO Lead
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Junior IT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) PMO Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Junior PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Planner
6 2 (5.26%) Project Officer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) PMI
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Data Validation
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) Validation
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.16%) Project Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Resource Management
5 4 (10.53%) Change Control
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.53%) Project Governance
6 3 (7.89%) Dependency Management
6 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PgMP
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.26%) Planview
2 1 (2.63%) Facebook
2 1 (2.63%) Google