The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 88 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing PMP 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.082% 0.74% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 7.52% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £338 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

PMP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 142 133 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 11.62% 9.85% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 124 129
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £243 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +32.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in Edinburgh

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365

PMP
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (50.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR