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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 4 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 42 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.79% 14.71% 13.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 34.71% 18.07% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 11 15
Average daily rate
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£470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £105 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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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
121 83 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 85.82% 81.37% 71.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 65 67
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 40 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) MS Project
4 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 16 (33.33%) MS Office
7 15 (31.25%) Finance
8 12 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 10 (20.83%) ISEB
10 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL
11 8 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (16.67%) P3O
12 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
12 7 (14.58%) Critical Path Analysis
13 6 (12.50%) Migration
14 5 (10.42%) Change Management
14 5 (10.42%) Resource Management
14 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
14 5 (10.42%) Portfolio Management
14 5 (10.42%) Big Data
15 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
15 4 (8.33%) APMP
15 4 (8.33%) Coaching
15 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (8.33%) Windows
15 4 (8.33%) QA
15 4 (8.33%) Degree

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3 (6.25%) MS Project Server
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (47.92%) MS Project
2 18 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 16 (33.33%) MS Office
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.58%) Programme Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Programme Office Support
5 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Procurement Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Planning Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Account Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) BBC
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 8 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (14.58%) Critical Path Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) Change Management
8 5 (10.42%) Resource Management
8 5 (10.42%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.33%) Coaching
10 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.25%) Change Control
10 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 10 (20.83%) ISEB
3 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) APMP
6 4 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (8.33%) Degree
7 3 (6.25%) MCTS
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.08%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) P3O
2 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) BT
2 1 (2.08%) VMware
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco