Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 18 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -10 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 206 137 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.13% 7.67% 10.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.27% 9.16% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 97 144
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £226 £259 £260
90th Percentile £499 £575 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £19.02
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £61.77 £23.35
% change year-on-year -32.01% +164.54% -33.29%

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 2,491 1,495 2,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.22% 83.66% 83.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,449 908 1,294
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £268 £262
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.33% +21.94%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.25 £12.32
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.38 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year -2.33% -7.92% +3.78%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018, 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 82 (39.81%) Finance
2 68 (33.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (24.27%) PRINCE2
5 41 (19.90%) Microsoft
6 33 (16.02%) Banking
7 30 (14.56%) Business Analysis
8 29 (14.08%) Microsoft Project
9 26 (12.62%) Disclosure Scotland
10 24 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (11.17%) Risk Management
12 21 (10.19%) Change Management
12 21 (10.19%) PMO
13 19 (9.22%) Programme Management
14 17 (8.25%) QA
15 16 (7.77%) Waterfall
16 14 (6.80%) APMP
16 14 (6.80%) SDLC
16 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
16 14 (6.80%) Degree
17 13 (6.31%) Migration
17 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
17 13 (6.31%) Management Information System
18 12 (5.83%) ITIL
18 12 (5.83%) SharePoint
18 12 (5.83%) Asset Management
18 12 (5.83%) Data Centre
18 12 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
19 11 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
19 11 (5.34%) Resource Management

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 12 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) IIS
3 2 (0.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (14.08%) Microsoft Project
2 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (5.34%) MS Visio
5 9 (4.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.49%) InDesign
6 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.49%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) npm
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) Firewall
2 8 (3.88%) LAN
2 8 (3.88%) WAN
3 7 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.91%) MPLS
4 6 (2.91%) SAN
5 5 (2.43%) BGP
5 5 (2.43%) SNMP
5 5 (2.43%) SSH
5 5 (2.43%) VPN
5 5 (2.43%) Wireless
6 3 (1.46%) HTTP
7 2 (0.97%) DHCP
7 2 (0.97%) DNS
7 2 (0.97%) Internet
7 2 (0.97%) VoIP
8 1 (0.49%) ATM
8 1 (0.49%) Intranet
8 1 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.49%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.46%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) QlikView
4 1 (0.49%) SAS EBI
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.43%) JIRA
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.97%) NUnit
3 2 (0.97%) Redmine
3 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (39.81%) Finance
2 33 (16.02%) Banking
3 9 (4.37%) Retail Banking
4 5 (2.43%) Legal
5 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 121 (58.74%) Project Manager
2 36 (17.48%) Analyst
3 18 (8.74%) Business Analyst
4 16 (7.77%) IT Manager
4 16 (7.77%) IT Project Manager
5 14 (6.80%) Infrastructure Manager
6 13 (6.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 11 (5.34%) PMO Analyst
8 8 (3.88%) Contracts Manager
8 8 (3.88%) Network Engineer
8 8 (3.88%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.40%) Banking Project Manager
9 7 (3.40%) Developer
10 5 (2.43%) Operations Manager
10 5 (2.43%) Operations Project Manager
10 5 (2.43%) Project Analyst
10 5 (2.43%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.43%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.43%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (1.94%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.43%) HTML
1 5 (2.43%) JSON
1 5 (2.43%) Web Services
1 5 (2.43%) XML
2 4 (1.94%) .NET
2 4 (1.94%) CSS
3 3 (1.46%) Middleware
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.46%) RESTful
4 2 (0.97%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.97%) CSS3
4 2 (0.97%) HTML5
4 2 (0.97%) LESS
4 2 (0.97%) RequireJS
4 2 (0.97%) SOAP
4 2 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.83%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.37%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.94%) PMI
6 3 (1.46%) Clustering
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Licensing
6 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.97%) Blog
7 2 (0.97%) iPad
7 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.97%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.37%) Linux
1 9 (4.37%) Windows
2 4 (1.94%) Unix
3 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.97%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.01%) Stakeholder Management
2 65 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.27%) PRINCE2
4 30 (14.56%) Business Analysis
5 23 (11.17%) Risk Management
6 21 (10.19%) Change Management
7 19 (9.22%) Programme Management
8 16 (7.77%) Waterfall
9 14 (6.80%) SDLC
10 13 (6.31%) Migration
11 12 (5.83%) Asset Management
11 12 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (5.83%) ITIL
12 11 (5.34%) Resource Management
13 10 (4.85%) Business Transformation
13 10 (4.85%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (4.85%) Scrum
13 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.37%) Process Improvement
14 9 (4.37%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.43%) Java
2 4 (1.94%) SQL
3 3 (1.46%) C#
4 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.49%) C
5 1 (0.49%) C++
5 1 (0.49%) ES6
5 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.80%) APMP
1 14 (6.80%) Degree
2 11 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.40%) CCNA
5 6 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.46%) CCNP
8 3 (1.46%) PMP
9 2 (0.97%) CISSP
9 2 (0.97%) ISEB
10 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.49%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.49%) HND
10 1 (0.49%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 21 (10.19%) PMO
3 17 (8.25%) QA
4 5 (2.43%) GDPR
4 5 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.49%) COBIT
6 1 (0.49%) MiFID
6 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) SCCM
2 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 41 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.37%) Cisco
3 8 (3.88%) Oracle
4 3 (1.46%) CyberArk
4 3 (1.46%) Tableau
5 2 (0.97%) Charles River
5 2 (0.97%) Google
5 2 (0.97%) SAP
5 2 (0.97%) Vermilion
5 2 (0.97%) VMware
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe
6 1 (0.49%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.49%) ForeScout
6 1 (0.49%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) Snow
6 1 (0.49%) Splunk
6 1 (0.49%) Symantec
6 1 (0.49%) Talend
6 1 (0.49%) Twitter