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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 31 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 24 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.80% 4.52% 6.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 6.14% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 13
Average daily rate
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£444 £415 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +7.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £398 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £33.75 £38.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% +24.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +5.35%
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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
330 277 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.00% 73.67% 63.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 127 126
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 74
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.36 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 6 (13.95%) PMP
3 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
3 6 (13.95%) MS Project
4 5 (11.63%) SAP
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Web Development
4 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 5 (11.63%) User Stories
5 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.30%) Windows
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) MS Office
6 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.98%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) Content Management Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Project
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP WM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) DHCP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Intranet
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Spotfire
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Project Manager
2 11 (25.58%) Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Junior
4 5 (11.63%) Junior Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) SAP Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.33%) IT Support
7 1 (2.33%) SAP Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) LAMP
2 1 (2.33%) Velocity
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) PMI
1 1 (2.33%) NHS
1 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.33%) Open Source
1 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) PRINCE2
2 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE
4 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) Web Development
4 5 (11.63%) User Stories
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.65%) OOP
7 2 (4.65%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.33%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) PMP
1 6 (13.95%) PMI Certification
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.33%) HNC
5 1 (2.33%) HND
5 1 (2.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) NEC
5 1 (2.33%) Planview