Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 207 170 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.10% 7.83% 9.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.42% 9.31% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 119 134
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £400 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -0.93% -5.00%
10th Percentile £273 £273 £219
90th Percentile £488 £515 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.00 - £30.76
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 - £39.50

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2457 1826 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.26% 84.07% 83.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1040 1388
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £521
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.15% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £37.52 £48.38 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +14.94%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 86 (41.55%) Finance
2 72 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (24.15%) PRINCE2
5 36 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 32 (15.46%) Banking
7 25 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (11.59%) Business Analysis
9 21 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
9 21 (10.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 18 (8.70%) ITIL
11 17 (8.21%) Programme Management
12 16 (7.73%) QA
12 16 (7.73%) Cisco
12 16 (7.73%) Scrum
13 15 (7.25%) Service Delivery
13 15 (7.25%) Waterfall
14 14 (6.76%) APMP
14 14 (6.76%) SDLC
14 14 (6.76%) PMO
14 14 (6.76%) Change Management
14 14 (6.76%) Firewall
14 14 (6.76%) Risk Management
14 14 (6.76%) TCP/IP
14 14 (6.76%) Project Planning
15 12 (5.80%) Service Management
15 12 (5.80%) LAN
15 12 (5.80%) WAN
15 12 (5.80%) SQL
16 11 (5.31%) SSH

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 9 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.45%) IIS
3 2 (0.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.48%) JBoss
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (10.14%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) PaaS
2 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.48%) npm
3 1 (0.48%) Route 53
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.48%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) Firewall
1 14 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.80%) LAN
2 12 (5.80%) WAN
3 11 (5.31%) BGP
3 11 (5.31%) MPLS
3 11 (5.31%) SNMP
3 11 (5.31%) SSH
3 11 (5.31%) VPN
3 11 (5.31%) Wireless
4 3 (1.45%) DNS
4 3 (1.45%) HTTP
4 3 (1.45%) SAN
4 3 (1.45%) VoIP
5 2 (0.97%) DHCP
5 2 (0.97%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) ATM
6 1 (0.48%) Network Security
6 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.45%) Big Data
2 3 (1.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.48%) PowerCenter
4 1 (0.48%) QlikView
4 1 (0.48%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.42%) JIRA
2 2 (0.97%) NUnit
2 2 (0.97%) Redmine
2 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (41.55%) Finance
2 32 (15.46%) Banking
3 7 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.93%) Legal
4 4 (1.93%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Front Office
5 2 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 126 (60.87%) Project Manager
2 26 (12.56%) Analyst
3 20 (9.66%) IT Manager
4 19 (9.18%) IT Project Manager
5 15 (7.25%) Business Analyst
6 13 (6.28%) Developer
7 12 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (5.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 11 (5.31%) Network Engineer
9 10 (4.83%) Operations Manager
9 10 (4.83%) Operations Project Manager
10 7 (3.38%) Contracts Manager
11 5 (2.42%) GDPR Project Manager
11 5 (2.42%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.42%) Scrum Master
12 4 (1.93%) Cisco Engineer
12 4 (1.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 4 (1.93%) PMO Analyst
12 4 (1.93%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (1.93%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.35%) CSS
1 9 (4.35%) HTML
2 7 (3.38%) HTML5
2 7 (3.38%) jQuery
3 6 (2.90%) AngularJS
3 6 (2.90%) Web Services
4 5 (2.42%) .NET
5 4 (1.93%) JSON
5 4 (1.93%) XML
6 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.97%) CSS3
6 2 (0.97%) LAMP
6 2 (0.97%) LESS
6 2 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.97%) WCF
6 2 (0.97%) WinForms
6 2 (0.97%) WPF
6 2 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.86%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.93%) PMI
6 4 (1.93%) User Experience
7 3 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.97%) Blog
8 2 (0.97%) FMCG
8 2 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) iPad
8 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Derivative
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.48%) Fintech
9 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.83%) Linux
2 9 (4.35%) Windows
3 4 (1.93%) Unix
3 4 (1.93%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.48%) AIX
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 64 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.15%) PRINCE2
4 24 (11.59%) Business Analysis
5 18 (8.70%) ITIL
6 17 (8.21%) Programme Management
7 16 (7.73%) Scrum
8 15 (7.25%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.25%) Waterfall
9 14 (6.76%) Change Management
9 14 (6.76%) Project Planning
9 14 (6.76%) Risk Management
9 14 (6.76%) SDLC
10 12 (5.80%) Service Management
11 11 (5.31%) ITSM
12 10 (4.83%) Asset Management
12 10 (4.83%) Release Management
13 9 (4.35%) Migration
13 9 (4.35%) Process Management
13 9 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.80%) SQL
2 7 (3.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.42%) Java
3 5 (2.42%) Python
4 4 (1.93%) C#
5 3 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.48%) C
7 1 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.48%) ES6
7 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.76%) APMP
2 9 (4.35%) Degree
3 8 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.42%) CCNA
5 5 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.93%) PMP
7 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.48%) CCNP
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) HND
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB
8 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (7.73%) QA
3 14 (6.76%) PMO
4 6 (2.90%) GDPR
5 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.97%) MiFID
6 1 (0.48%) FATCA
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.48%) Docker
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.48%) Puppet
1 1 (0.48%) SCCM
1 1 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.73%) Cisco
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle
4 3 (1.45%) Tableau
4 3 (1.45%) VMware
5 2 (0.97%) CyberArk
5 2 (0.97%) F5
5 2 (0.97%) Google
5 2 (0.97%) SAP
5 2 (0.97%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.48%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix
6 1 (0.48%) Informatica
6 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.48%) Talend
6 1 (0.48%) Twitter