Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 98 108
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 30 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.04% 0.68% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.81% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 16
Edinburgh median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £229 £233 £267
90th Percentile £449 £438 £450
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.19% -1.58%
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 2,497 1,482 2,524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.61% 83.45% 83.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,452 913 1,312
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £268 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.75 £19.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +1.23% +21.94%
10th Percentile £12.83 £14.25 £12.32
90th Percentile £50.25 £47.36 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year - -10.06% +3.78%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (26.67%) Banking
5 7 (23.33%) PMO
6 6 (20.00%) Project Governance
7 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.67%) P3O
9 2 (6.67%) GDPR
9 2 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
9 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.67%) Misys
9 2 (6.67%) SAP
9 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
9 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) Legal
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA

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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) PMO Manager
4 3 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) GDPR Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) PMO Lead
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) FMCG Manager
6 1 (3.33%) FMCG Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) HR Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Project Planner
6 1 (3.33%) Senior PMO
6 1 (3.33%) Senior PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.33%) FMCG
1 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (3.33%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) APMP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) PMO
2 2 (6.67%) GDPR
2 2 (6.67%) P3O
3 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Misys
1 2 (6.67%) SAP