The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Resource Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Resource Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Resource Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 68 67
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Resource Management 7 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.77% 1.65% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.99% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 9
Median daily rate £360 £400 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -12.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +5.59% +7.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £13.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year +53.07% +18.18%  

Resource Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 769 1257 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.75% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 706 678
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Resource Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Resource Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Resource Management in Edinburgh

Resource Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Resource Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Resource Management 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 Resource Management.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) APMP
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) Robotics
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (14.29%) PMO

Resource Management
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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Manager
1 5 (71.43%) IT Project Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PMO
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft