Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 68 76
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -31
Contract jobs citing PMO 53 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.02% 2.60% 1.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.51% 16.48% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 50 20
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -4.51%
10th Percentile £221 £197 £181
90th Percentile £425 £500 £426
Scotland median daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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 321 455 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.26% 15.75% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 279 124
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £185 £212 £152
90th Percentile £538 £575 £571
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.47% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.29% +26.13% -14.42%
10th Percentile £12.83 £20.75 £21.18
90th Percentile £32.23 £130.25 £38.73
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% -22.90%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (22.64%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (20.75%) Banking
6 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
7 8 (15.09%) Change Management
7 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (13.21%) Project Governance
8 7 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (13.21%) Planview
9 6 (11.32%) DevOps
9 6 (11.32%) Migration
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle
10 5 (9.43%) SQL
10 5 (9.43%) QA
10 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
10 5 (9.43%) Programme Governance
11 4 (7.55%) Coaching
11 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
11 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (5.66%) Scrum

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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) BGP
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Informix
1 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) InfluxDB
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.77%) Hudson
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.77%) Protractor
1 2 (3.77%) Selenium
1 2 (3.77%) Subversion
1 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 28 (52.83%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Analyst
2 27 (50.94%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) PMO Lead
3 6 (11.32%) PMO Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Senior PMO
4 4 (7.55%) Senior PMO Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) DBA
5 3 (5.66%) Junior
5 3 (5.66%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Junior PMO
5 3 (5.66%) Junior PMO Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) PMO Planner
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior DBA
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) e-Health
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (22.64%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Change Management
4 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.21%) Project Governance
6 6 (11.32%) DevOps
6 6 (11.32%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Programme Governance
7 5 (9.43%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.55%) Coaching
8 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.66%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.66%) Change Control
9 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.66%) Database Security
9 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C#
2 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) CCNP
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.89%) APMP
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Grafana
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Prometheus
1 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Planview
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) CA
4 2 (3.77%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.89%) Talend