The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Croydon region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 12 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.25% 12.64% 25.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 15.71% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 25
Average daily rate
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£605 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £375 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £672 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
- +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-16.77% +40.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 58.75% 80.46% 64.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 59
Average daily rate £300 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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 6 (50.00%) Citrix
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Programme Management
2 5 (41.67%) Avaya
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) BCP
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) MS Project
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Communications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Social Network
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) pSOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) BCP
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
1 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Avaya
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Cadence
4 1 (8.33%) ProCurve