The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 93 195 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.24% 12.84% 12.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.80% 13.38% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 88 87
Median daily rate £425 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £347 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 861 1457 1392
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.82% 95.92% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 794 784
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 20
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Edinburgh

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Edinburgh

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 77 (54.61%) Project Management
2 59 (41.84%) Finance
3 49 (34.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (29.08%) Banking
6 35 (24.82%) PRINCE2
7 23 (16.31%) Migration
8 21 (14.89%) Business Analysis
9 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 14 (9.93%) Scrum
11 13 (9.22%) Retail
11 13 (9.22%) MS Project
11 13 (9.22%) APMP
12 11 (7.80%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.09%) Programme Management
14 9 (6.38%) Change Management
14 9 (6.38%) Retail Banking
14 9 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
15 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
16 7 (4.96%) Oracle
16 7 (4.96%) SDLC
16 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (4.26%) Analytics
17 6 (4.26%) Project Planning
17 6 (4.26%) Windows
17 6 (4.26%) Asset Management
17 6 (4.26%) Risk Management
18 5 (3.55%) Linux
18 5 (3.55%) SQL

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (1.42%) SAS
2 1 (0.71%) Blackboard Learn
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) Moodle
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Project
2 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.13%) MS Office
5 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Sonata
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
1 2 (1.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) LAN
2 2 (1.42%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) Intranet
2 2 (1.42%) VoIP
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) SAN
3 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.71%) DB2
1 1 (0.71%) GIS
1 1 (0.71%) QlikView
1 1 (0.71%) SAS Visual Analytics
1 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 59 (41.84%) Finance
2 41 (29.08%) Banking
3 13 (9.22%) Retail
4 9 (6.38%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.84%) Legal
6 3 (2.13%) Law
7 2 (1.42%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Advertising
8 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.13%) Fintech
3 3 (2.13%) PMI
4 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.71%) CMDB
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.71%) Handset
5 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.71%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.26%) Windows
2 5 (3.55%) Linux
3 2 (1.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (54.61%) Project Management
2 49 (34.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (24.82%) PRINCE2
5 23 (16.31%) Migration
6 21 (14.89%) Business Analysis
7 14 (9.93%) Scrum
8 11 (7.80%) Data Migration
9 10 (7.09%) Programme Management
10 9 (6.38%) Change Management
11 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.96%) SDLC
13 6 (4.26%) Analytics
13 6 (4.26%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.26%) Project Planning
13 6 (4.26%) Risk Management
14 5 (3.55%) Resource Management
14 5 (3.55%) User Stories
15 4 (2.84%) ITIL
15 4 (2.84%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.55%) Java
1 5 (3.55%) SQL
2 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.42%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) APMP
2 4 (2.84%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.71%) Degree
4 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.84%) PMO
3 2 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) FINREP
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
4 1 (0.71%) IFRS
4 1 (0.71%) MiFID
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Oracle
3 4 (2.84%) FNZ
3 4 (2.84%) SAP
4 3 (2.13%) Cisco
5 2 (1.42%) Citrix
5 2 (1.42%) Planview
5 2 (1.42%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.71%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.71%) F5
6 1 (0.71%) Informatica
6 1 (0.71%) Mitel
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.71%) Talend
6 1 (0.71%) Teradata
6 1 (0.71%) VMware
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