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 24 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.

Project Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 20 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 83 112 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.96% 8.31% 8.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.32% 9.76% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 71 59
Median daily rate £413 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.17% -2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £288 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -20.28%  

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 997 1148 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.64% 85.23% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 629 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 62 (39.24%) Finance
2 59 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (29.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (23.42%) PRINCE2
5 29 (18.35%) Business Analysis
6 25 (15.82%) Banking
7 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
7 20 (12.66%) Scrum
7 20 (12.66%) Disclosure Scotland
8 15 (9.49%) Change Management
8 15 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
8 15 (9.49%) APMP
9 14 (8.86%) ITIL
9 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
9 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (8.23%) Service Management
10 13 (8.23%) Risk Management
10 13 (8.23%) Programme Management
11 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.33%) Retail
11 10 (6.33%) Analytics
12 9 (5.70%) PMO
12 9 (5.70%) Asset Management
12 9 (5.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 9 (5.70%) Project Planning
12 9 (5.70%) Cisco
12 9 (5.70%) Migration
12 9 (5.70%) Service Delivery
13 8 (5.06%) SQL
13 8 (5.06%) MS Visio

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 2 (1.27%) SAS
1 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (5.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (5.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Sonata
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.63%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) PaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.63%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.63%) Route 53
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.53%) BGP
2 4 (2.53%) Firewall
2 4 (2.53%) LAN
2 4 (2.53%) MPLS
2 4 (2.53%) SNMP
2 4 (2.53%) SSH
2 4 (2.53%) VPN
2 4 (2.53%) WAN
2 4 (2.53%) Wireless
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
3 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.63%) Skype
3 1 (0.63%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.63%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.63%) Telepresence
3 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.90%) Big Data
2 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.63%) QlikView
3 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 62 (39.24%) Finance
2 25 (15.82%) Banking
3 10 (6.33%) Retail
4 8 (5.06%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Legal
5 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.27%) Local Government
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 95 (60.13%) Project Manager
2 28 (17.72%) Analyst
3 19 (12.03%) IT Manager
4 16 (10.13%) Business Analyst
4 16 (10.13%) IT Project Manager
5 11 (6.96%) Senior Manager
5 11 (6.96%) Senior Project Manager
6 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (4.43%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.80%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Developer
10 5 (3.16%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Project Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Scrum Master
11 4 (2.53%) Operations Manager
11 4 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
11 4 (2.53%) Software Project Manager
12 3 (1.90%) Business Change Manager
12 3 (1.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.53%) AngularJS
1 4 (2.53%) CSS
1 4 (2.53%) HTML
1 4 (2.53%) Web Services
2 3 (1.90%) HTML5
2 3 (1.90%) jQuery
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.90%) Fintech
4 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.90%) User Experience
5 2 (1.27%) PMI
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.63%) FMCG
6 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.43%) Linux
1 7 (4.43%) Windows
2 3 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (1.90%) Unix
3 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) AIX
4 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (23.42%) PRINCE2
4 29 (18.35%) Business Analysis
5 20 (12.66%) Scrum
6 15 (9.49%) Change Management
7 14 (8.86%) ITIL
8 13 (8.23%) Programme Management
8 13 (8.23%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.23%) Service Management
9 10 (6.33%) Analytics
9 10 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.70%) Asset Management
10 9 (5.70%) Migration
10 9 (5.70%) Project Planning
10 9 (5.70%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.06%) Release Management
12 7 (4.43%) SDLC
12 7 (4.43%) User Stories
13 6 (3.80%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.06%) SQL
2 4 (2.53%) Java
2 4 (2.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (9.49%) APMP
2 4 (2.53%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.90%) Degree
3 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.27%) PMP
4 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) CISM
5 1 (0.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (5.70%) PMO
3 7 (4.43%) QA
4 3 (1.90%) GDPR
4 3 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.90%) MiFID
5 2 (1.27%) FATCA
5 2 (1.27%) IFRS
5 2 (1.27%) IFRS 9
5 2 (1.27%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.63%) EMIR
6 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.70%) Cisco
3 4 (2.53%) VMware
4 3 (1.90%) Citrix
4 3 (1.90%) FNZ
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) IFS
6 1 (0.63%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.63%) CA
6 1 (0.63%) Charles River
6 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.63%) F5
6 1 (0.63%) Informatica
6 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.63%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.63%) Tableau
6 1 (0.63%) Talend
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