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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 202 241 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.41% 9.46% 8.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.70% 12.45% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 169 111
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £229 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 8
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +17.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £11.89 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £47.88 £32.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
1888 1935 1692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.60% 75.97% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1181 945
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 141 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 77 £425 +3.03% 24
Hertfordshire -5 37 £375 -11.76% 24
Essex -11 32 £500 +55.03% 11
Norfolk +8 31 £400 +6.66% 4
Bedfordshire -14 15 £420 -16.00% 15
Suffolk +10 8 £413 +157.81% 3
East Anglia +5 2 £218 -0.90%
Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 132 (33.08%) PRINCE2
2 120 (30.08%) Finance
3 79 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (15.29%) Degree
5 56 (14.04%) Microsoft
6 55 (13.78%) ITIL
7 45 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (11.03%) MS Project
9 37 (9.27%) SAP
9 37 (9.27%) Business Analysis
10 33 (8.27%) MS Excel
11 30 (7.52%) Time Management
12 29 (7.27%) Change Management
12 29 (7.27%) PMI Certification
13 28 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 27 (6.77%) Programme Management
15 26 (6.52%) Migration
15 26 (6.52%) MS Office
15 26 (6.52%) Retail
16 24 (6.02%) Windows
16 24 (6.02%) Management Information System
17 21 (5.26%) Scrum
17 21 (5.26%) Change Control
18 20 (5.01%) Waterfall
18 20 (5.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 20 (5.01%) Automotive
18 20 (5.01%) SQL
18 20 (5.01%) PMI
18 20 (5.01%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (0.75%) Documentum
3 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
3 3 (0.75%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 44 (11.03%) MS Project
2 33 (8.27%) MS Excel
3 26 (6.52%) MS Office
4 14 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (3.26%) MS Visio
6 12 (3.01%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.50%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.25%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.50%) Primavera
4 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.75%) Office 365
2 6 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.25%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.50%) Boomi
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.50%) Force.com
4 2 (0.50%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.25%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.26%) Firewall
1 13 (3.26%) LAN
1 13 (3.26%) WAN
2 8 (2.01%) VLAN
2 8 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (1.75%) DNS
3 7 (1.75%) IP Telephony
4 5 (1.25%) Internet
4 5 (1.25%) NetScaler
4 5 (1.25%) Wireless
5 4 (1.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.75%) SMS
6 3 (0.75%) VPN
7 2 (0.50%) Extranet
7 2 (0.50%) Intranet
7 2 (0.50%) LDAP
7 2 (0.50%) MPLS
7 2 (0.50%) SAN
7 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.75%) MySQL
3 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.50%) QlikView
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Adabas
5 1 (0.25%) Big Data
5 1 (0.25%) GIS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (3.01%) Axure RP
1 12 (3.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 11 (2.76%) JIRA
3 4 (1.00%) Ant
4 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.25%) JUnit
5 1 (0.25%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) Selenium
5 1 (0.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
General
1 120 (30.08%) Finance
2 26 (6.52%) Retail
3 20 (5.01%) Automotive
4 19 (4.76%) Advertising
5 18 (4.51%) Manufacturing
6 13 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.51%) Marketing
8 8 (2.01%) Local Government
8 8 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.50%) Legal
10 5 (1.25%) Publishing
11 4 (1.00%) Back Office
12 3 (0.75%) Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 194 (48.62%) Project Manager
2 77 (19.30%) Analyst
3 52 (13.03%) Business Analyst
4 30 (7.52%) IT Manager
5 26 (6.52%) IT Project Manager
6 23 (5.76%) Architect
7 20 (5.01%) Infrastructure Manager
7 20 (5.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 14 (3.51%) Applications Manager
8 14 (3.51%) Applications Project Manager
8 14 (3.51%) SAP Manager
9 13 (3.26%) Senior Manager
9 13 (3.26%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (3.01%) SAP Project Manager
11 11 (2.76%) Programme Manager
11 11 (2.76%) Project Analyst
12 10 (2.51%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 10 (2.51%) User Experience Architect
13 9 (2.26%) Contracts Manager
13 9 (2.26%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.51%) HTML
2 8 (2.01%) .NET
3 6 (1.50%) Middleware
3 6 (1.50%) Web Services
3 6 (1.50%) XML
4 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.75%) jQuery
5 3 (0.75%) SAP PI
5 3 (0.75%) WSDL
5 3 (0.75%) XSD
6 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.50%) J2EE
6 2 (0.50%) RESTful
6 2 (0.50%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.50%) Velocity
6 2 (0.50%) WCF
6 2 (0.50%) WPF
7 1 (0.25%) CGI
7 1 (0.25%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.01%) PMI
4 19 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.01%) Psychology
5 12 (3.01%) User Experience
6 9 (2.26%) NHS
7 8 (2.01%) Reinsurance
8 7 (1.75%) iPad
9 6 (1.50%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.50%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.00%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.00%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.00%) PKI
11 4 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.00%) Telematics
12 3 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.02%) Windows
2 14 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.25%) Linux
3 5 (1.25%) Unix
3 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.25%) HPUX
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (33.08%) PRINCE2
2 79 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (13.78%) ITIL
4 37 (9.27%) Business Analysis
5 30 (7.52%) Time Management
6 29 (7.27%) Change Management
7 27 (6.77%) Programme Management
8 26 (6.52%) Migration
9 21 (5.26%) Change Control
9 21 (5.26%) Scrum
10 20 (5.01%) Performance Management
10 20 (5.01%) Project Planning
10 20 (5.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 20 (5.01%) Waterfall
11 19 (4.76%) Project Governance
12 18 (4.51%) E-Commerce
12 18 (4.51%) Risk Management
13 17 (4.26%) ERP
13 17 (4.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.01%) SQL
2 9 (2.26%) C
3 8 (2.01%) C#
4 5 (1.25%) Java
5 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.75%) Perl
6 3 (0.75%) VB
6 3 (0.75%) VB6
7 1 (0.25%) JCL
7 1 (0.25%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 61 (15.29%) Degree
2 29 (7.27%) PMI Certification
3 28 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 19 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (4.51%) PMP
6 14 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.76%) HNC
7 11 (2.76%) HND
8 8 (2.01%) APMP
8 8 (2.01%) ISEB
9 7 (1.75%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.00%) CISA
10 4 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.00%) CISM
10 4 (1.00%) CISSP
10 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.75%) MBA
12 2 (0.50%) CCNA
12 2 (0.50%) CCNP
12 2 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.51%) QA
2 9 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.50%) SLA
4 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.50%) GMP
5 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) TickIT
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) GAMP
6 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 13 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.75%) XenApp
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.50%) SCCM
1 2 (0.50%) SCOM
2 1 (0.25%) Bacula
2 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.27%) SAP
3 14 (3.51%) Adobe
3 14 (3.51%) Cisco
4 11 (2.76%) Oracle
5 10 (2.51%) Citrix
6 8 (2.01%) VMware
7 7 (1.75%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.75%) Rally
7 7 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.25%) HP
8 5 (1.25%) IBM
8 5 (1.25%) Nortel
8 5 (1.25%) Siemens
9 4 (1.00%) Facebook
9 4 (1.00%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.00%) Twitter
10 3 (0.75%) AppSense
10 3 (0.75%) JDA
10 3 (0.75%) Lotus
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