The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Project Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 73 178 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.04% 11.72% 11.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.49% 14.16% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 111 95
Median daily rate £400 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £325 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year -24.13% +28.31%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 769 1257 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.75% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 706 678
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Edinburgh

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Edinburgh

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Edinburgh

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Edinburgh

Project Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Project Management.

1 48 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.85%) Finance
3 35 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 34 (26.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (17.69%) Banking
6 22 (16.92%) Business Analysis
7 19 (14.62%) Scrum
8 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
9 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
11 13 (10.00%) APMP
12 12 (9.23%) Migration
12 12 (9.23%) MS Project
12 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.46%) ITIL
13 11 (8.46%) Change Management
13 11 (8.46%) Retail
13 11 (8.46%) Analytics
14 10 (7.69%) Service Management
14 10 (7.69%) Windows
15 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
15 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
15 9 (6.92%) Programme Management
15 9 (6.92%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (6.92%) Retail Banking
15 9 (6.92%) Kanban
16 8 (6.15%) TDD
16 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
16 8 (6.15%) BDD
16 8 (6.15%) PMO

Project Management
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 7 (5.38%) SAS
2 1 (0.77%) IIS
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (9.23%) MS Project
2 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.08%) MS Office
4 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Sonata
2 2 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.77%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.54%) Trello
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.77%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) DNS
2 1 (0.77%) DHCP
2 1 (0.77%) Firewall
2 1 (0.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.77%) Intranet
2 1 (0.77%) LAN
2 1 (0.77%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.77%) SAN
2 1 (0.77%) SSL
2 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.77%) Big Data
3 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.77%) GIS
3 1 (0.77%) QlikView
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.77%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Hudson
1 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (33.85%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Banking
3 11 (8.46%) Retail
4 9 (6.92%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.08%) Local Government
6 3 (2.31%) Marketing
7 2 (1.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.77%) Electronics
8 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (59.23%) Project Manager
2 17 (13.08%) Analyst
3 16 (12.31%) Senior Manager
3 16 (12.31%) Senior Project Manager
4 15 (11.54%) IT Manager
5 13 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (6.15%) Scrum Master
7 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 7 (5.38%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) Business Change Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Change Manager
9 5 (3.85%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Banking Project Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Consultant
10 4 (3.08%) IT Security Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Senior Software Project Manager
10 4 (3.08%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.08%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.31%) Fintech
6 2 (1.54%) PMI
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.77%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) Linux
3 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.77%) Unix
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.92%) PRINCE2
3 34 (26.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (16.92%) Business Analysis
5 19 (14.62%) Scrum
6 12 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.23%) Migration
7 11 (8.46%) Analytics
7 11 (8.46%) Change Management
7 11 (8.46%) ITIL
8 10 (7.69%) Service Management
9 9 (6.92%) Kanban
9 9 (6.92%) Programme Management
9 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.15%) BDD
10 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.15%) TDD
11 7 (5.38%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (5.38%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.62%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) SQL
2 5 (3.85%) Java
3 4 (3.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.77%) C
4 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) APMP
2 3 (2.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.77%) CISM
4 1 (0.77%) CISSP
4 1 (0.77%) IISP
4 1 (0.77%) ISEB
4 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.77%) MCSE
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (6.15%) PMO
3 4 (3.08%) QA
4 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.77%) GDPR
5 1 (0.77%) ISO22301
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.77%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (1.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.08%) FNZ
3 4 (3.08%) VMware
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco
4 3 (2.31%) Citrix
5 2 (1.54%) SAP
5 2 (1.54%) Tableau
6 1 (0.77%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.77%) CA
6 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.77%) Cognos
6 1 (0.77%) Talend
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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