The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 81 146 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.63% 10.81% 9.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.90% 11.30% 9.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 87 55
Median daily rate £400 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £515
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 £37.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -8.33%  

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 1174 1292 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.07% 95.70% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 706 701
Median daily rate £375 £395 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 June 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 June 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 98 (56.32%) Project Management
2 82 (47.13%) Finance
3 68 (39.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (28.74%) Banking
5 44 (25.29%) PRINCE2
6 19 (10.92%) Migration
6 19 (10.92%) Business Analysis
7 18 (10.34%) Scrum
8 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
9 15 (8.62%) APMP
10 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Project
10 14 (8.05%) Programme Management
10 14 (8.05%) Asset Management
11 13 (7.47%) Retail
12 12 (6.90%) Change Management
13 11 (6.32%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.75%) Retail Banking
14 10 (5.75%) Data Migration
14 10 (5.75%) Analytics
15 9 (5.17%) Project Planning
15 9 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
16 8 (4.60%) Resource Management
16 8 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (4.60%) SDLC
16 8 (4.60%) ITIL
17 7 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
17 7 (4.02%) QA
18 6 (3.45%) Release Management
18 6 (3.45%) Project Governance

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 (1.15%) SAS
1 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) Blackboard Learn
2 1 (0.57%) FileNet
2 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.57%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) Moodle
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.15%) Sonata
2 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.30%) PaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.15%) LAN
1 2 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (1.15%) Telepresence
1 2 (1.15%) VoIP
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
2 1 (0.57%) Network Security
2 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.57%) DB2
2 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.57%) QlikView
2 1 (0.57%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 82 (47.13%) Finance
2 50 (28.74%) Banking
3 13 (7.47%) Retail
4 10 (5.75%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.45%) Legal
6 3 (1.72%) Law
7 2 (1.15%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.72%) PMI
4 2 (1.15%) Fintech
4 2 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.15%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.15%) User Experience
5 1 (0.57%) FMCG
5 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.57%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.87%) Windows
2 4 (2.30%) Linux
3 2 (1.15%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.32%) Project Management
2 68 (39.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (25.29%) PRINCE2
5 19 (10.92%) Business Analysis
5 19 (10.92%) Migration
6 18 (10.34%) Scrum
7 14 (8.05%) Asset Management
7 14 (8.05%) Programme Management
8 12 (6.90%) Change Management
9 11 (6.32%) Risk Management
10 10 (5.75%) Analytics
10 10 (5.75%) Data Migration
11 9 (5.17%) Project Planning
12 8 (4.60%) ITIL
12 8 (4.60%) Resource Management
12 8 (4.60%) SDLC
13 7 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.45%) Release Management
14 6 (3.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.72%) Java
2 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
2 2 (1.15%) SQL
3 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (8.62%) APMP
2 5 (2.87%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.15%) PMP
4 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.57%) Degree
5 1 (0.57%) ISEB
5 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.02%) QA
3 4 (2.30%) GDPR
3 4 (2.30%) MiFID
4 3 (1.72%) PMO
5 2 (1.15%) FATCA
6 1 (0.57%) EMIR
6 1 (0.57%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.45%) Cisco
3 4 (2.30%) Oracle
4 2 (1.15%) Avaya
4 2 (1.15%) FNZ
4 2 (1.15%) Planview
4 2 (1.15%) SAP
4 2 (1.15%) Twitter
5 1 (0.57%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.57%) Blackboard
5 1 (0.57%) Charles River
5 1 (0.57%) Citrix
5 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.57%) IBM
5 1 (0.57%) Informatica
5 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.57%) Tableau
5 1 (0.57%) Talend
5 1 (0.57%) Teradata
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