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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.30% 5.49% 12.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.83% 7.04% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
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£418 £455 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.24% -15.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £319 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £591 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -13.99%
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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
94 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 81.74% 78.02% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 41 39
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.92 £21.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.40% -22.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 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 3 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 49 (76.56%) PRINCE2
2 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.38%) MS Project
4 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 19 (29.69%) ISEB
5 19 (29.69%) Finance
6 17 (26.56%) MS Office
6 17 (26.56%) P3O
7 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 15 (23.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (23.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (18.75%) Project Planning
11 11 (17.19%) APMP
12 10 (15.63%) ITIL
13 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
13 9 (14.06%) Portfolio Management
13 9 (14.06%) Strategic Planning
14 8 (12.50%) Big Data
14 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
14 8 (12.50%) Migration
15 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
15 7 (10.94%) Critical Path Analysis
16 6 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
16 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
16 6 (9.38%) Change Management
16 6 (9.38%) Coaching
17 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
17 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 3 (4.69%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.56%) Mule
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) FileNet
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (34.38%) MS Project
2 20 (31.25%) MS Excel
3 17 (26.56%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) WAN
1 2 (3.13%) DHCP
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
1 2 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Toad
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Project Manager
2 5 (7.81%) Programme Manager
3 4 (6.25%) Analyst
3 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (6.25%) PMO Lead
4 3 (4.69%) Programme Office Support
4 3 (4.69%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (3.13%) PMO Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Account Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Information Architect
6 1 (1.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (1.56%) Procurement Manager
6 1 (1.56%) Programme Office Manager
6 1 (1.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) HTML
1 1 (1.56%) XML
1 1 (1.56%) XSL
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) PRINCE2
2 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 10 (15.63%) ITIL
6 9 (14.06%) Strategic Planning
6 9 (14.06%) Portfolio Management
7 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.50%) Migration
8 7 (10.94%) Critical Path Analysis
8 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
9 6 (9.38%) Change Management
9 6 (9.38%) Agile Project Management
9 6 (9.38%) Coaching
10 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.81%) Resource Management
11 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
12 3 (4.69%) Change Control
12 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) ISEB
2 15 (23.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 15 (23.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (17.19%) APMP
4 9 (14.06%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (6.25%) MCTS
6 4 (6.25%) Degree
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.56%) PMP
7 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.56%) VCP4
7 1 (1.56%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) P3O
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco
3 3 (4.69%) Citrix
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Avaya
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Sun