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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 262 319 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.40% 10.17% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.09% 13.10% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 190 115
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 18
Average hourly rate £24.32 £25.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -31.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £38.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Hertfordshire +1 80 £525 +27.27% 26
Cambridgeshire -1 65 £450 +12.50% 30
Essex -1 55 £350 +5.26% 18
Bedfordshire -2 37 £358 -20.55% 11
Suffolk -2 14 £475 - 2
Norfolk -6 9 £325 - 2
East Anglia - 3 £125 -
Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 165 (32.10%) PRINCE2
2 140 (27.24%) Finance
3 107 (20.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (16.15%) ITIL
6 64 (12.45%) Microsoft
6 64 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (11.28%) Retail
8 47 (9.14%) Change Management
8 47 (9.14%) MS Excel
9 44 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 42 (8.17%) PMI Certification
10 42 (8.17%) SharePoint
10 42 (8.17%) SAP
11 41 (7.98%) MS Office
12 39 (7.59%) Degree
13 38 (7.39%) MS Project
14 36 (7.00%) Business Analysis
15 35 (6.81%) Windows
16 32 (6.23%) CRM
16 32 (6.23%) Oracle
17 31 (6.03%) SQL
17 31 (6.03%) Active Directory
17 31 (6.03%) Migration
18 30 (5.84%) Management Information System
18 30 (5.84%) Waterfall
19 29 (5.64%) Scrum
19 29 (5.64%) PMI
20 27 (5.25%) PMP
20 27 (5.25%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.75%) IIS
4 8 (1.56%) CMS
5 7 (1.36%) Lync
6 6 (1.17%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.78%) WorkSite
9 3 (0.58%) Documentum
9 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.39%) Confluence
10 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.39%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 47 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.98%) MS Office
3 38 (7.39%) MS Project
4 15 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.56%) Photoshop
6 6 (1.17%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.36%) Tridion
3 6 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.39%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.39%) Agresso
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.19%) Summit
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.14%) Office 365
2 6 (1.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.97%) SaaS
4 4 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.31%) DHCP
1 17 (3.31%) DNS
2 13 (2.53%) Internet
3 12 (2.33%) LDAP
4 10 (1.95%) WAN
4 10 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.56%) Firewall
6 7 (1.36%) LAN
6 7 (1.36%) Unified Communications
7 6 (1.17%) MPLS
8 5 (0.97%) VPN
8 5 (0.97%) PABX
9 4 (0.78%) VoIP
10 3 (0.58%) GSM
10 3 (0.58%) UMTS
10 3 (0.58%) SAN
10 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.39%) LTE
11 2 (0.39%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.97%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.78%) Big Data
9 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (0.78%) OLAP
10 3 (0.58%) DTS
10 3 (0.58%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.58%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.58%) QlikView
10 3 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 11 (2.14%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) Subversion
3 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.39%) AccuRev
3 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) Ant
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) Maven
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 140 (27.24%) Finance
2 58 (11.28%) Retail
3 26 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.67%) Marketing
5 22 (4.28%) Banking
6 17 (3.31%) Legal
7 16 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.95%) Automotive
8 10 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.56%) Publishing
10 5 (0.97%) Advertising
10 5 (0.97%) Local Government
11 4 (0.78%) Games
11 4 (0.78%) French Language
11 4 (0.78%) German Language
12 3 (0.58%) Billing
13 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 236 (45.91%) Project Manager
2 96 (18.68%) Analyst
3 50 (9.73%) Business Analyst
4 31 (6.03%) IT Project Manager
5 19 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 19 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 17 (3.31%) Support Analyst
7 15 (2.92%) Senior Manager
8 14 (2.72%) Consultant
8 14 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
8 14 (2.72%) E-Commerce Manager
9 13 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
10 12 (2.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
10 12 (2.33%) Applications Support
11 11 (2.14%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (2.14%) Developer
11 11 (2.14%) SAP Manager
12 10 (1.95%) Administrator
12 10 (1.95%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (1.75%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.92%) HTML
2 12 (2.33%) J2EE
3 10 (1.95%) .NET
4 9 (1.75%) CSS
5 8 (1.56%) XML
6 6 (1.17%) Flash
7 5 (0.97%) Web Services
8 4 (0.78%) Django
9 2 (0.39%) jQuery
9 2 (0.39%) XMPP
9 2 (0.39%) Velocity
9 2 (0.39%) EDI
9 2 (0.39%) Middleware
10 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.19%) Spring
10 1 (0.19%) Ajax
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.19%) XSLT
10 1 (0.19%) ODBC
10 1 (0.19%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.45%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.64%) PMI
4 15 (2.92%) Data Centre
5 10 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.95%) NHS
6 8 (1.56%) PKI
7 6 (1.17%) User Experience
7 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.97%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.78%) Life Science
9 4 (0.78%) CMDB
9 4 (0.78%) Telematics
9 4 (0.78%) Social Media
9 4 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.78%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.78%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.58%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.81%) Windows
2 15 (2.92%) Linux
3 12 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (1.95%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.56%) UNIX
5 8 (1.56%) Android
5 8 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (1.17%) Debian
8 2 (0.39%) HPUX
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (32.10%) PRINCE2
2 107 (20.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (17.90%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (16.15%) ITIL
5 47 (9.14%) Change Management
6 44 (8.56%) E-Commerce
7 36 (7.00%) Business Analysis
8 32 (6.23%) CRM
9 31 (6.03%) Migration
10 30 (5.84%) Waterfall
11 29 (5.64%) Scrum
12 27 (5.25%) Service Management
13 26 (5.06%) Project Planning
14 25 (4.86%) Time Management
14 25 (4.86%) Risk Management
15 23 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 22 (4.28%) Service Delivery
17 21 (4.09%) PRINCE
17 21 (4.09%) Coaching
18 20 (3.89%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.03%) SQL
2 16 (3.11%) Java
3 11 (2.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (2.14%) C
3 11 (2.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.78%) C#
5 3 (0.58%) Python
5 3 (0.58%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
5 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.19%) ABAP
7 1 (0.19%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.19%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.19%) Ruby
7 1 (0.19%) Korn
7 1 (0.19%) C++
7 1 (0.19%) COBOL
7 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (8.17%) PMI Certification
2 39 (7.59%) Degree
3 27 (5.25%) PMP
4 18 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 17 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (3.11%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.72%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.14%) CCNA
9 7 (1.36%) ISEB
9 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.97%) HND
11 4 (0.78%) HNC
12 3 (0.58%) CCNP
12 3 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.39%) MCITP
13 2 (0.39%) PgMP
13 2 (0.39%) IIBA
13 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.72%) QA
2 6 (1.17%) SLA
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.58%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) P3O
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) TickIT
6 1 (0.19%) GAMP
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) GMP
6 1 (0.19%) GLP
System Software
1 31 (6.03%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.56%) XenApp
3 8 (1.56%) Terminal Server
4 5 (0.97%) vSphere
5 4 (0.78%) XenServer
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.39%) Puppet
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 64 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.17%) SAP
3 32 (6.23%) Oracle
4 24 (4.67%) VMware
5 18 (3.50%) Cisco
6 15 (2.92%) HP
7 14 (2.72%) Citrix
8 13 (2.53%) IBM
9 11 (2.14%) Google
10 9 (1.75%) Adobe
11 8 (1.56%) Dell
11 8 (1.56%) Apple
12 7 (1.36%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.17%) McAfee
13 6 (1.17%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.97%) Brocade
14 5 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
15 4 (0.78%) EMC
16 3 (0.58%) 3PAR
17 2 (0.39%) Splunk
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Huntingdon
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £475 - £500+ per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Bedford
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago