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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 38 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.22% 10.16% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.91% 13.56% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 9
Average daily rate £396 £391 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.27% -9.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £216 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £501 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
319 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.75% 74.92% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 14 (23.33%) Degree
4 11 (18.33%) Business Analysis
5 10 (16.67%) JIRA
5 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 10 (16.67%) MS Project
6 9 (15.00%) Document Management
6 9 (15.00%) Finance
7 8 (13.33%) ITIL
7 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 7 (11.67%) Process Management
8 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (11.67%) Use Case
8 7 (11.67%) Time Management
8 7 (11.67%) iPad
9 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.33%) Workflow
10 5 (8.33%) Service Management
10 5 (8.33%) SOA
10 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.33%) MS Office
10 5 (8.33%) SAP
10 5 (8.33%) C#
10 5 (8.33%) SQL
10 5 (8.33%) .NET
10 5 (8.33%) Workflow Analysis

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (5.00%) MS Project Server
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Project
2 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.33%) MS Office
4 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
1 17 (28.33%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Architect
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) Programme Administrator
5 3 (5.00%) Scrum Master
5 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.33%) DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.33%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) PMO Coordinator
6 2 (3.33%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.67%) iPad
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) CMDB
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (18.33%) Business Analysis
4 9 (15.00%) Document Management
5 8 (13.33%) ITIL
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
5 8 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.67%) Process Management
6 7 (11.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (11.67%) Time Management
6 7 (11.67%) Use Case
7 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.33%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) SOA
8 5 (8.33%) Workflow
8 5 (8.33%) Workflow Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Product Management
10 3 (5.00%) Change Management
10 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) C#
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) C
2 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) APMP
3 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 4 (6.67%) Facebook
3 4 (6.67%) Twitter
4 2 (3.33%) FrontRange
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.67%) AppSense
5 1 (1.67%) Lumension
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