Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 95 101
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -20
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 45 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.60% 0.71% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.82% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 20
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.24% -15.25%
10th Percentile £215 £205 £255
90th Percentile £488 £430 £490
Scotland median daily rate £360 £350 £343
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.19% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 2,450 1,592 2,451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.19% 86.43% 84.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,476 992 1,318
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £564
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £28.00 £16.93 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.39% -25.58% -28.35%
10th Percentile £14.59 £13.11 £14.13
90th Percentile £119.33 £46.85 £42.43
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.39 £33.71
% change year-on-year +20.76% -48.41% +27.81%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) Project Management
3 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
4 13 (28.89%) PMO
5 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (20.00%) Banking
6 8 (17.78%) Project Governance
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.56%) Change Management
8 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.33%) Windows
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL
9 5 (11.11%) Office 365
9 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
9 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
10 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
10 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.89%) SAP HANA
10 4 (8.89%) Service Management
10 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.89%) SAP BW
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
10 4 (8.89%) SAP
11 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (6.67%) Asset Management

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 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) CICS
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DHCP
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SAP BW
1 4 (8.89%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 4 (8.89%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Consultant
5 2 (4.44%) Designer
5 2 (4.44%) FMCG Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) GDPR Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Senior PMO
5 2 (4.44%) UI Designer
5 2 (4.44%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (4.44%) UX Designer
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) FMCG
1 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) DataPower
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) PKI
2 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Project Management
2 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.78%) Project Governance
5 7 (15.56%) Change Management
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.89%) Service Management
9 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (4.44%) Business Process Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Decision-Making
10 2 (4.44%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.44%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.22%) APMP
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.89%) PMO
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) GDPR
3 2 (4.44%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Misys
3 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.22%) CODA
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Planview
4 1 (2.22%) VMware