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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 7 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 48 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.04% 5.78% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.65% 7.69% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £405 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -6.08%
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
272 260 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.91% 75.14% 60.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 155 114
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 35 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 30 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (30.00%) ITIL
4 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
6 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 16 (20.00%) Scrum
7 15 (18.75%) SAP
8 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
9 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (15.00%) SQL
9 12 (15.00%) Business Analysis
10 11 (13.75%) PMI Certification
11 10 (12.50%) DHCP
11 10 (12.50%) DNS
11 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 10 (12.50%) Degree
12 9 (11.25%) PMI
12 9 (11.25%) Retail
13 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
14 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
14 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (8.75%) Debian
14 7 (8.75%) Finance
14 7 (8.75%) Tridion
14 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
14 7 (8.75%) Terminal Server
14 7 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (8.75%) IIS

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.75%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) Lync
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Tridion
2 6 (7.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.50%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) DHCP
1 10 (12.50%) DNS
2 7 (8.75%) LDAP
3 5 (6.25%) Intranet
4 3 (3.75%) Network Security
5 1 (1.25%) SAN
5 1 (1.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.25%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (11.25%) Retail
2 7 (8.75%) Finance
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.00%) Games
4 4 (5.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 21 (26.25%) Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (7.50%) Administrator
5 6 (7.50%) IT Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) SAP Manager
7 4 (5.00%) PMO Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) PMO Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.50%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Operations Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) XML
2 3 (3.75%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (1.25%) ODBC
4 1 (1.25%) CSS
4 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) PMI
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Kindle
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.25%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (8.75%) Debian
1 7 (8.75%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 30 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (30.00%) ITIL
4 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.00%) Scrum
6 12 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.75%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.50%) RAD
8 6 (7.50%) CRM
8 6 (7.50%) Migration
9 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.00%) Service Management
10 4 (5.00%) Change Management
11 3 (3.75%) Business Transformation
11 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
12 2 (2.50%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (2.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.75%) C
4 3 (3.75%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) PMI Certification
2 10 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (5.00%) PMP
4 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 3 (3.75%) IIBA
4 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.75%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) SAP
3 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.75%) Planview
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) IBM
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) Cognos
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