The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 261 278 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.90% 8.86% 8.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.29% 12.10% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 176 101
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £292 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.00 £35.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% -3.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £15.50 £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.65 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.54 £35.05
% change year-on-year
-17.99% -4.32%
Project Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1964 2298 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.51% 73.25% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1116 1303 859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 141 123
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +22 93 £344 -15.12% 30
Hertfordshire 0 56 £425 - 34
Bedfordshire +8 51 £450 +2.27% 10
Essex -11 37 £450 +8.63% 15
Norfolk +4 13 £300 -25.00% 1
Suffolk -4 12 £325 -27.77% 5
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 164 (32.22%) PRINCE2
2 138 (27.11%) Finance
3 112 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (19.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (16.11%) Microsoft
6 77 (15.13%) ITIL
7 61 (11.98%) Retail
8 57 (11.20%) E-Commerce
9 54 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
10 52 (10.22%) MS Excel
11 50 (9.82%) Scrum
12 47 (9.23%) Change Management
12 47 (9.23%) Oracle
13 45 (8.84%) SAP
13 45 (8.84%) PMI Certification
14 43 (8.45%) Business Analysis
15 39 (7.66%) Migration
16 38 (7.47%) SQL
16 38 (7.47%) Windows
17 37 (7.27%) SharePoint
18 35 (6.88%) SQL Server
18 35 (6.88%) PMP
19 32 (6.29%) Management Information System
20 31 (6.09%) Service Delivery
20 31 (6.09%) Degree
20 31 (6.09%) Waterfall
21 29 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 29 (5.70%) Active Directory
22 28 (5.50%) MS Office
23 27 (5.30%) Analytics

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 37 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.36%) IIS
3 10 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.77%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.57%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.57%) CMS
6 7 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.98%) Confluence
7 5 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.79%) WorkSite
8 4 (0.79%) CICS
8 4 (0.79%) Lync
9 3 (0.59%) JBoss
9 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.50%) MS Office
3 26 (5.11%) MS Project
4 21 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.96%) Photoshop
6 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (1.57%) SiteCatalyst
4 7 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.38%) Tridion
5 6 (1.18%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.20%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.98%) Office 365
4 3 (0.59%) SaaS
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.73%) DNS
1 19 (3.73%) DHCP
2 11 (2.16%) VPN
3 10 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.77%) LAN
4 9 (1.77%) Intranet
5 8 (1.57%) WAN
6 7 (1.38%) MPLS
6 7 (1.38%) LDAP
6 7 (1.38%) SAN
7 6 (1.18%) Firewall
8 4 (0.79%) Network Security
8 4 (0.79%) NAS
9 3 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.59%) FTP
10 2 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.39%) Internet
11 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.20%) VoIP
11 1 (0.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.77%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.77%) Snowflake Schema
4 8 (1.57%) QlikView
5 7 (1.38%) Star Schema
5 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.79%) Big Data
9 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.36%) JIRA
2 7 (1.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.20%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.20%) TestComplete
General
1 138 (27.11%) Finance
2 61 (11.98%) Retail
3 22 (4.32%) Banking
4 18 (3.54%) Legal
5 16 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.36%) Marketing
8 9 (1.77%) Automotive
9 6 (1.18%) Publishing
10 5 (0.98%) Front Office
10 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.79%) Local Government
11 4 (0.79%) Games
12 3 (0.59%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Back Office
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (48.33%) Project Manager
2 79 (15.52%) Analyst
3 48 (9.43%) Business Analyst
4 24 (4.72%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 24 (4.72%) Infrastructure Manager
5 21 (4.13%) IT Project Manager
6 20 (3.93%) Senior Manager
6 20 (3.93%) SAP Manager
7 18 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
8 16 (3.14%) Agile Project Manager
9 15 (2.95%) SAP Project Manager
10 13 (2.55%) Administrator
11 11 (2.16%) Developer
11 11 (2.16%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (1.96%) Team Leader
12 10 (1.96%) Integration Project Manager
12 10 (1.96%) Support Analyst
12 10 (1.96%) Consultant
12 10 (1.96%) Integration Manager
13 9 (1.77%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.93%) .NET
2 14 (2.75%) HTML
3 13 (2.55%) Middleware
4 12 (2.36%) CSS
5 8 (1.57%) Flash
5 8 (1.57%) XML
6 6 (1.18%) Web Services
7 5 (0.98%) J2EE
8 4 (0.79%) ISPF
9 3 (0.59%) jQuery
10 2 (0.39%) Java EE
10 2 (0.39%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.39%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.20%) PrimeFaces
11 1 (0.20%) Ionic Framework
11 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.20%) PhoneGap
11 1 (0.20%) OOCSS
11 1 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.54%) PMI
4 14 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.36%) NHS
6 8 (1.57%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.18%) E-Learning
8 5 (0.98%) Open Source
8 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.98%) EPoS
9 4 (0.79%) Celerra
9 4 (0.79%) Economics
9 4 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.79%) CLARiiON
9 4 (0.79%) Symmetrix
9 4 (0.79%) EMC Centera
9 4 (0.79%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (0.59%) User Experience
10 3 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (0.59%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 38 (7.47%) Windows
2 21 (4.13%) Linux
3 20 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 9 (1.77%) Solaris
6 9 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.38%) Debian
8 5 (0.98%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (0.98%) Android
9 4 (0.79%) UNIX
9 4 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (32.22%) PRINCE2
2 112 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (19.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (15.13%) ITIL
5 57 (11.20%) E-Commerce
6 50 (9.82%) Scrum
7 47 (9.23%) Change Management
8 43 (8.45%) Business Analysis
9 39 (7.66%) Migration
10 31 (6.09%) Service Delivery
10 31 (6.09%) Waterfall
11 27 (5.30%) Analytics
12 25 (4.91%) CRM
12 25 (4.91%) Coaching
13 22 (4.32%) Programme Management
13 22 (4.32%) Risk Management
13 22 (4.32%) Change Control
14 18 (3.54%) Service Management
14 18 (3.54%) Project Planning
15 17 (3.34%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.47%) SQL
2 15 (2.95%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.57%) Java
4 8 (1.57%) C
4 8 (1.57%) C#
4 8 (1.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.79%) JCL
6 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.20%) sed
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.20%) C++
6 1 (0.20%) Perl
6 1 (0.20%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 45 (8.84%) PMI Certification
2 35 (6.88%) PMP
3 31 (6.09%) Degree
4 29 (5.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 22 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (1.96%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.57%) CCNA
7 8 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.38%) ISEB
9 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.59%) IIBA
10 3 (0.59%) MCSE
10 3 (0.59%) MCP
10 3 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.39%) MCPD
11 2 (0.39%) CIPD
11 2 (0.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.72%) QA
2 9 (1.77%) SLA
3 5 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.39%) P3O
5 1 (0.20%) EFQM
System Software
1 29 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.96%) Terminal Server
5 8 (1.57%) XenApp
6 6 (1.18%) vSphere
7 4 (0.79%) XenServer
8 3 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
1 9 (1.77%) SCCM
2 3 (0.59%) SCOM
3 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.39%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.20%) OpenView
4 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 82 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.23%) Oracle
3 45 (8.84%) SAP
4 23 (4.52%) VMware
5 22 (4.32%) Cisco
6 21 (4.13%) HP
7 15 (2.95%) Citrix
8 14 (2.75%) EMC
9 13 (2.55%) Adobe
9 13 (2.55%) Google
10 12 (2.36%) Planview
11 10 (1.96%) BMC
12 9 (1.77%) F5
13 8 (1.57%) EPiServer
13 8 (1.57%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.57%) Tableau
14 6 (1.18%) Cognos
15 5 (0.98%) 3PAR
15 5 (0.98%) Business Objects
15 5 (0.98%) Apple
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £200.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire + International travel
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Action For Children
Rate: £32,201- £35,930 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Fenland District Council
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago
Bedford
Sperry Partners
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: 26 days ago