Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 18 July 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 Planning
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 97 106
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 37 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.23% 0.76% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.90% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £355 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +4.34% -14.94%
10th Percentile £214 £253 £222
90th Percentile £488 £470 £495
Scotland median daily rate £407 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -1.93% +18.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £39.57 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -1.08% - -

Project Planning 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 2,619 1,890 2,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.27% 84.22% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,513 1,156 1,335
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +5.61% +1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.65% +0.28% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.23 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.05%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Edinburgh

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 20 (54.05%) Project Management
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) PMO
4 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
5 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) Banking
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.22%) Windows
7 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
7 5 (13.51%) Office 365
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
8 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (10.81%) Service Management
9 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (8.11%) SAP
9 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.11%) Robotics
9 3 (8.11%) QA
9 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.11%) Project Governance
9 3 (8.11%) Change Control
9 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (8.11%) Robotic Process Automation

Project Planning
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 1 (2.70%) CICS
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) DHCP
1 1 (2.70%) DNS
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) DB2
1 2 (5.41%) SAP BW
1 2 (5.41%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) PMO Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Automation Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Designer
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Junior
4 2 (5.41%) Junior Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Project Leader
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior PMO Manager
4 2 (5.41%) UI Designer
4 2 (5.41%) UI/UX Designer
4 2 (5.41%) UX Designer
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) JSP
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
1 1 (2.70%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.70%) Servlets
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) SPML
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Robotics
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Project Management
2 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
6 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.11%) Change Control
7 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.11%) Project Governance
7 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.11%) Robotic Process Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.41%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) BeanShell
1 1 (2.70%) C
1 1 (2.70%) Java
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
1 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) PMO
2 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Blue Prism
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) CODA
4 1 (2.70%) Planview
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) VMware