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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 3 19 3
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Management 25 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.51% 2.78% 21.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 31.65% 3.61% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
79 83 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 77.45% 76.85% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 50
Average daily rate £413 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.96 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 50 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) MS Project
4 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (31.67%) ISEB
5 19 (31.67%) MS Office
6 17 (28.33%) Finance
6 17 (28.33%) P3O
7 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 11 (18.33%) APMP
10 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (16.67%) ITIL
11 9 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
11 9 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (13.33%) Big Data
13 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
13 7 (11.67%) Coaching
13 7 (11.67%) Critical Path Analysis
14 6 (10.00%) Degree
14 6 (10.00%) Migration
14 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
14 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
15 5 (8.33%) Resource Management
15 5 (8.33%) Change Management
15 5 (8.33%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Project
2 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 19 (31.67%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) DHCP
1 2 (3.33%) DNS
1 2 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) PMO Lead
5 3 (5.00%) Programme Office Support
6 2 (3.33%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Account Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Development Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Programme Office Manager
7 1 (1.67%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Project Support Officer
7 1 (1.67%) Programme Planner
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Social Network
3 1 (1.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 10 (16.67%) ITIL
4 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
5 9 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.67%) Critical Path Analysis
6 7 (11.67%) Coaching
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.33%) Change Management
8 5 (8.33%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.00%) Change Control
10 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) ISEB
2 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (18.33%) APMP
4 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.00%) Degree
5 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (6.67%) MCTS
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) PMP
7 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.67%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) P3O
2 4 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco
2 2 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (1.67%) BT