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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 33 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 25 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.39% 5.65% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 7.69% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Average daily rate
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£406 £450 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +38.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -8.75%
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
359 299 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.37% 73.46% 66.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 196 118
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 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 £35.00 £18.58 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 30 (42.25%) PRINCE2
2 25 (35.21%) ITIL
3 24 (33.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
5 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (21.13%) Degree
7 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
8 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
9 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
9 11 (15.49%) DHCP
9 11 (15.49%) DNS
10 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
10 10 (14.08%) Scrum
11 9 (12.68%) Retail
12 8 (11.27%) Terminal Server
12 8 (11.27%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (11.27%) LDAP
12 8 (11.27%) Linux
12 8 (11.27%) SQL
12 8 (11.27%) IIS
12 8 (11.27%) MS Office
12 8 (11.27%) SAP
12 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
12 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
13 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.86%) Debian
13 7 (9.86%) CRM
13 7 (9.86%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (14.08%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.27%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (11.27%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) Lync
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS Project
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Tridion
2 6 (8.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (4.23%) SAP HCM
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) DHCP
1 11 (15.49%) DNS
2 8 (11.27%) LDAP
3 4 (5.63%) Intranet
4 3 (4.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.41%) PABX
5 1 (1.41%) ATM
5 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (12.68%) Retail
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Publishing
3 4 (5.63%) Games
3 4 (5.63%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Avionics
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Project Manager
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) SAP Manager
5 4 (5.63%) SAP Project Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Digital Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Project Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Operations Manager
7 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Technical Project Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) IT Administrator
7 2 (2.82%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (2.82%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) XML
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) ODBC
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) PMI
3 4 (5.63%) E-Learning
3 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Kindle
5 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) NHS
6 1 (1.41%) Tandem
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
6 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) Debian
2 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) PRINCE2
2 25 (35.21%) ITIL
3 24 (33.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (14.08%) Scrum
6 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.86%) CRM
7 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.45%) RAD
8 6 (8.45%) Service Management
8 6 (8.45%) Migration
9 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.63%) Change Management
10 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
11 3 (4.23%) SDLC
11 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.23%) ITSM
11 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.23%) ERP
11 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
1 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.82%) C
3 2 (2.82%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Degree
2 7 (9.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) PMP
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
4 1 (1.41%) HND
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.41%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.27%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) SAP
3 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) Juniper
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