The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 29 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.98% 3.02% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 4.10% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.63 - £29.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 - £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.13 - £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
Project Management
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 244 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 70.19% 73.72% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 110 141
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £459 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 50
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Cambridge region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Cambridge region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
4 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 5 (15.15%) User Stories
6 4 (12.12%) SAP
6 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
7 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.09%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 3 (9.09%) C
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) PMP
7 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
7 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) jQuery
8 2 (6.06%) Planview
8 2 (6.06%) Resource Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Content Management Server
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Project Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Junior
4 5 (15.15%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Project Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Release Manager
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.03%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.03%) PMO Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
1 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) jQuery
2 2 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.03%) Velocity
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
4 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
4 5 (15.15%) User Stories
5 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) ERP
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PMP
1 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) HNC
3 1 (3.03%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Planview
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) NEC
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