The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 East of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 15 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 262 221 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.64% 9.24% 7.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.78% 13.23% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 133 108
Average daily rate
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£425 £399 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.58% +6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 31
Average hourly rate £31.75 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.23 £41.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1670 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.35% 69.79% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 881 1010
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 124 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
Hertfordshire +3 70 £415 +3.75% 15
Bedfordshire -1 61 £469 +44.23% 16
Cambridgeshire +5 49 £400 -3.61% 18
Essex -5 45 £363 -9.37% 12
Norfolk -2 21 £383 +53.00% 2
Suffolk -14 15 £475 +58.33% 5
Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 179 (33.40%) Finance
2 160 (29.85%) PRINCE2
3 93 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (14.18%) Retail
5 66 (12.31%) Microsoft
6 62 (11.57%) Change Management
7 55 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 53 (9.89%) Degree
9 50 (9.33%) MS Excel
9 50 (9.33%) Oracle
10 45 (8.40%) MS Project
11 44 (8.21%) SQL
12 41 (7.65%) Time Management
13 40 (7.46%) Manufacturing
14 39 (7.28%) Java
15 35 (6.53%) MS Office
15 35 (6.53%) ITIL
16 33 (6.16%) SharePoint
16 33 (6.16%) Programme Management
16 33 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (5.97%) Change Control
18 31 (5.78%) PMI Certification
19 29 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (5.41%) Windows
20 28 (5.22%) Supplier Management
21 27 (5.04%) Security Cleared
21 27 (5.04%) QA
21 27 (5.04%) Project Planning
21 27 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 33 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.87%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (1.87%) IIS
4 8 (1.49%) IBM Notes
5 6 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (0.93%) CMS
6 5 (0.93%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (0.75%) SAS
8 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.19%) CICS
10 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 50 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.40%) MS Project
3 35 (6.53%) MS Office
4 22 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (3.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.75%) CA Clarity
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 3 (0.56%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.37%) Agresso
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.37%) BASE24
6 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.19%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.93%) SaaS
2 3 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.19%) Taleo
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.49%) Firewall
2 7 (1.31%) HTTP
3 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.93%) Internet
4 4 (0.75%) WAN
4 4 (0.75%) ADSL
4 4 (0.75%) L2TP
5 3 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.56%) Broadband
5 3 (0.56%) LAN
5 3 (0.56%) DHCP
5 3 (0.56%) Extranet
5 3 (0.56%) DNS
5 3 (0.56%) VoIP
5 3 (0.56%) Intranet
6 2 (0.37%) SAN
6 2 (0.37%) OSPF
6 2 (0.37%) BGP
6 2 (0.37%) PBX
6 2 (0.37%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (3.54%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.68%) EDRMS
7 7 (1.31%) DB2
7 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.12%) WebFOCUS
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (0.56%) DTS
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.37%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.37%) QlikView
11 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (1.49%) JIRA
2 4 (0.75%) Subversion
3 3 (0.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.19%) Toad
5 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.19%) Behat
5 1 (0.19%) Gradle
5 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.19%) Ant
General
1 179 (33.40%) Finance
2 76 (14.18%) Retail
3 40 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (2.43%) Marketing
6 9 (1.68%) Legal
7 7 (1.31%) Electronics
7 7 (1.31%) Banking
8 6 (1.12%) Automotive
9 5 (0.93%) Billing
9 5 (0.93%) Local Government
10 3 (0.56%) German Language
10 3 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.56%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 252 (47.01%) Project Manager
2 101 (18.84%) Analyst
3 63 (11.75%) Business Analyst
4 29 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
5 25 (4.66%) Consultant
6 23 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
7 20 (3.73%) Technical Manager
8 18 (3.36%) Delivery Manager
9 17 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 16 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 15 (2.80%) PMO Analyst
12 14 (2.61%) Business Systems Analyst
13 13 (2.43%) Coordinator
13 13 (2.43%) Technical Project Manager
13 13 (2.43%) Technical Delivery Manager
14 12 (2.24%) Developer
15 11 (2.05%) Agile Project Manager
16 10 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
16 10 (1.87%) Project Coordinator
17 8 (1.49%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.73%) J2EE
2 19 (3.54%) .NET
3 10 (1.87%) XSD
3 10 (1.87%) Middleware
4 8 (1.49%) Web Services
5 7 (1.31%) XML
6 3 (0.56%) LAMP
6 3 (0.56%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.37%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.37%) JRules
7 2 (0.37%) Velocity
7 2 (0.37%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.37%) HTML
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) CSS
8 1 (0.19%) Swing
8 1 (0.19%) JMS
8 1 (0.19%) WSDL
8 1 (0.19%) TopLink
8 1 (0.19%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.04%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.43%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.24%) PMI
3 12 (2.24%) NHS
4 8 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.12%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.12%) Open Source
6 4 (0.75%) Social Media
6 4 (0.75%) FMCG
6 4 (0.75%) Informatics
6 4 (0.75%) EPoS
6 4 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.56%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.56%) Economics
7 3 (0.56%) Statistics
7 3 (0.56%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.56%) Data Conversion
8 2 (0.37%) STB
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.41%) Windows
2 18 (3.36%) Linux
3 12 (2.24%) UNIX
4 6 (1.12%) SUSE
4 6 (1.12%) AIX
4 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.37%) MVS
7 1 (0.19%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) VMS
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (29.85%) PRINCE2
2 93 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (11.57%) Change Management
4 55 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 41 (7.65%) Time Management
6 35 (6.53%) ITIL
7 33 (6.16%) Programme Management
7 33 (6.16%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (5.97%) Change Control
9 29 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (5.22%) Supplier Management
11 27 (5.04%) Project Planning
12 23 (4.29%) Waterfall
12 23 (4.29%) Business Analysis
13 21 (3.92%) Risk Management
13 21 (3.92%) ERP
14 20 (3.73%) Scrum
14 20 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.17%) Resource Management
15 17 (3.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.21%) SQL
2 39 (7.28%) Java
3 12 (2.24%) C
4 6 (1.12%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.75%) Python
5 4 (0.75%) C++
5 4 (0.75%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.75%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.56%) VB6
6 3 (0.56%) VB
6 3 (0.56%) C#
7 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.37%) PHP
7 2 (0.37%) R
8 1 (0.19%) PHP5
8 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (9.89%) Degree
2 31 (5.78%) PMI Certification
3 27 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 27 (5.04%) PMP
3 27 (5.04%) Security Cleared
4 22 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (2.05%) APMP
7 6 (1.12%) ISEB
8 5 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.93%) HND
9 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.75%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.56%) MCTS
10 3 (0.56%) MCITP
10 3 (0.56%) CCNP
11 2 (0.37%) CCNA
11 2 (0.37%) CCIE
11 2 (0.37%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.04%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.75%) SLA
4 3 (0.56%) GxP
5 2 (0.37%) P3O
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.37%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.37%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) SCOM
3 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.33%) Oracle
3 25 (4.66%) IBM
4 20 (3.73%) SAP
5 11 (2.05%) HP
6 10 (1.87%) Cisco
7 8 (1.49%) Dell
7 8 (1.49%) Hyperion
7 8 (1.49%) Lotus
7 8 (1.49%) Planview
8 7 (1.31%) Teradata
9 6 (1.12%) VMware
9 6 (1.12%) Remedy
9 6 (1.12%) Primavera
9 6 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.12%) Sun
9 6 (1.12%) Citrix
9 6 (1.12%) CA
9 6 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.93%) Business Objects
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Cambridgeshire
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Essex
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Suffolk
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Essex
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