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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 23 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 38 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.31% 4.95% 4.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 7.23% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 12
Average daily rate
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£319 £444 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £350 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -12.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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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
413 332 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.42% 68.45% 76.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 215 122
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 18
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 31 (37.80%) PRINCE2
2 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (25.61%) ITIL
5 17 (20.73%) Business Analysis
6 16 (19.51%) Degree
6 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
8 12 (14.63%) Scrum
8 12 (14.63%) Finance
9 11 (13.41%) Retail
10 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
10 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.20%) SAP
11 9 (10.98%) RAD
12 8 (9.76%) Linux
12 8 (9.76%) MS Office
12 8 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
13 7 (8.54%) Legal
13 7 (8.54%) Terminal Server
13 7 (8.54%) JIRA
13 7 (8.54%) CRM
13 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
13 7 (8.54%) DHCP
13 7 (8.54%) DNS
13 7 (8.54%) IIS
13 7 (8.54%) SQL
13 7 (8.54%) LDAP
13 7 (8.54%) Use Case

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (8.54%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (18.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) MS Project
4 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (7.32%) Tridion
2 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.44%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) SaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) DHCP
1 7 (8.54%) DNS
1 7 (8.54%) LDAP
2 3 (3.66%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.22%) PABX
3 1 (1.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.22%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.22%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Retail
3 8 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (8.54%) Legal
5 4 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.88%) Publishing
5 4 (4.88%) Games
6 3 (3.66%) Banking
6 3 (3.66%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Avionics
7 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) Analyst
2 23 (28.05%) Project Manager
3 20 (24.39%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 4 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Consultant
6 3 (3.66%) Administrator
6 3 (3.66%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Programme Administrator
6 3 (3.66%) SAP Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (2.44%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (2.44%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (2.44%) Developer
7 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) XML
2 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) Django
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) jQuery
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) XSLT
3 1 (1.22%) ODBC
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.88%) E-Learning
2 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.44%) Biology
3 2 (2.44%) Life Science
3 2 (2.44%) Tandem
3 2 (2.44%) PMI
3 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) NHS
4 1 (1.22%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.22%) GIS
4 1 (1.22%) Statistics
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.22%) Social Media
4 1 (1.22%) Kindle
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Debian
2 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) PRINCE2
2 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (25.61%) ITIL
5 17 (20.73%) Business Analysis
6 12 (14.63%) Scrum
7 9 (10.98%) RAD
8 7 (8.54%) CRM
8 7 (8.54%) Use Case
9 6 (7.32%) Project Planning
9 6 (7.32%) Service Management
9 6 (7.32%) Document Management
10 5 (6.10%) Change Management
10 5 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) Time Management
11 4 (4.88%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.88%) ERP
12 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) SQL
1 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.88%) C
2 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.44%) MCITP
3 2 (2.44%) IIBA
3 2 (2.44%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.44%) MCSE
3 2 (2.44%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.22%) CBAP
4 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) COBIT
3 1 (1.22%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.22%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.54%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.20%) SAP
3 6 (7.32%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.22%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe