The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.53% 7.78% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.83% 10.61% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£450 £495 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £28.49 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+0.49% -16.83%
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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 Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.32% 73.33% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 45 28
Average daily rate £421 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Croydon region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Croydon region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 29 (69.05%) PRINCE2
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) Finance
4 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (33.33%) ISEB
4 14 (33.33%) P3O
5 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 8 (19.05%) MS Project
6 8 (19.05%) Project Planning
6 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (19.05%) APMP
7 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (16.67%) MS Office
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 6 (14.29%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.52%) Coaching
10 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (9.52%) Degree
10 4 (9.52%) Resource Management
10 4 (9.52%) Cisco
10 4 (9.52%) SQL
11 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 3 (7.14%) Scrum
11 3 (7.14%) Oracle

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (2.38%) FileNet
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) Mule
1 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.05%) MS Project
3 7 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
1 2 (4.76%) DHCP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.52%) PMO Lead
2 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 2 (4.76%) PMO Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Account Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Development Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Information Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.38%) Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.38%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Middleware
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) PRINCE2
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.05%) Project Planning
5 7 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.29%) Change Management
7 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.52%) Coaching
8 4 (9.52%) Resource Management
9 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Scrum
9 3 (7.14%) ITIL
9 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.14%) Change Control
9 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 14 (33.33%) ISEB
2 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (19.05%) APMP
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) PMP
5 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) P3O
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (4.76%) Avaya
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Sun
4 1 (2.38%) IBM