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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 28 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.43% 4.37% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.83% 5.73% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
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£413 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £398 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £473 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% +54.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%
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
293 279 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.97% 76.23% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 120 129
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.21 £32.35 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (30.56%) Finance
1 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) PMP
3 6 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) MS Project
4 5 (13.89%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) User Stories
5 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.33%) MS Office
6 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) SAP
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (5.56%) Spotfire
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) Content Management Server
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Project
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 10 (27.78%) Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Junior
4 5 (13.89%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Manager
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.78%) PMO Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Release Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.78%) Velocity
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.78%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) User Stories
5 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) PMP
1 6 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) HNC
4 1 (2.78%) HND
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
1 3 (8.33%) SAP
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Citrix
2 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco
3 1 (2.78%) NEC
3 1 (2.78%) Planview
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