Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 106 86
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Project Manager 16 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.84% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.87% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 19
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £455 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.01% -4.32% -15.56%
10th Percentile £408 £409 £398
90th Percentile £613 £566 £590
Scotland median daily rate £473 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.26% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2765 2064 3061
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.77% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1197 1582
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £259
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £11.04
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Senior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (6.25%) PaaS
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) SAS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Splunk