The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Senior Project Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 12 36 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.30% 2.37% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 2.48% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 5
Median daily rate £450 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £478 £475
% change year-on-year -0.52% +0.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £52.50

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 872 1454 1389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.68% 95.78% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 795 779
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Project Manager in Edinburgh

Senior Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Project Manager in the job title.

1 16 (66.67%) Finance
1 16 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) Banking
4 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) FNZ
5 4 (16.67%) Sonata
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Retail
6 3 (12.50%) Fintech
7 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
7 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 1 (4.17%) Windows
8 1 (4.17%) MS Excel

Senior 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Sonata
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Project Management
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Wealth Management
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
8 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
8 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
1 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) FNZ
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter