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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 17 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 244 244 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.13% 8.41% 9.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.59% 11.27% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 143 125
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £529 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 28
Average hourly rate £24.32 £31.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.41% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £40.75 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -8.75%
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
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +3 75 £488 +21.87% 36
Essex -2 60 £388 -5.48% 13
Bedfordshire +12 48 £413 -12.00% 15
Cambridgeshire -15 37 £419 +4.68% 28
Suffolk +11 15 £475 +2.70% 4
Norfolk +2 12 £433 +10.89% 3
Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 166 (32.11%) PRINCE2
2 135 (26.11%) Finance
3 95 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (17.41%) ITIL
6 74 (14.31%) Microsoft
7 66 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (11.80%) Retail
9 53 (10.25%) PMI Certification
9 53 (10.25%) Change Management
10 51 (9.86%) MS Excel
11 46 (8.90%) MS Office
12 42 (8.12%) E-Commerce
13 41 (7.93%) SharePoint
13 41 (7.93%) Windows
14 38 (7.35%) MS Project
14 38 (7.35%) Oracle
14 38 (7.35%) Active Directory
15 37 (7.16%) SAP
15 37 (7.16%) Migration
16 36 (6.96%) Scrum
16 36 (6.96%) Degree
17 35 (6.77%) Management Information System
18 32 (6.19%) Risk Management
18 32 (6.19%) SQL Server
18 32 (6.19%) PMP
19 31 (6.00%) SQL
20 30 (5.80%) PMI
20 30 (5.80%) Business Analysis
20 30 (5.80%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 41 (7.93%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.32%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.93%) IIS
3 10 (1.93%) CMS
4 9 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.74%) Lync
4 9 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.55%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.35%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.77%) WorkSite
7 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.77%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.58%) Confluence
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.39%) Documentum
10 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 51 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 46 (8.90%) MS Office
3 38 (7.35%) MS Project
4 14 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.93%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.55%) Tridion
3 7 (1.35%) SAP HCM
4 6 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.19%) Maximo
8 1 (0.19%) Summit
8 1 (0.19%) Agresso
8 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.19%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.93%) Office 365
2 9 (1.74%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (1.55%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.58%) SaaS
4 3 (0.58%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.45%) DHCP
1 23 (4.45%) DNS
2 16 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.51%) LDAP
4 11 (2.13%) WAN
5 10 (1.93%) LAN
6 9 (1.74%) VPN
7 8 (1.55%) Firewall
8 7 (1.35%) Unified Communications
8 7 (1.35%) SAN
9 5 (0.97%) Intranet
9 5 (0.97%) MPLS
9 5 (0.97%) PABX
9 5 (0.97%) Network Security
10 4 (0.77%) NAS
10 4 (0.77%) Internet
11 3 (0.58%) VoIP
11 3 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.39%) SSL
13 1 (0.19%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (1.93%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (0.77%) QlikView
7 4 (0.77%) Big Data
7 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.77%) OLAP
7 4 (0.77%) Snowflake Schema
7 4 (0.77%) Star Schema
7 4 (0.77%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.58%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (1.74%) JIRA
2 3 (0.58%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.39%) AccuRev
3 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.19%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 135 (26.11%) Finance
2 61 (11.80%) Retail
3 24 (4.64%) Banking
4 23 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.09%) Marketing
6 13 (2.51%) Legal
7 12 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.16%) Publishing
8 6 (1.16%) Automotive
8 6 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.77%) Games
9 4 (0.77%) French Language
9 4 (0.77%) German Language
9 4 (0.77%) Local Government
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 96 (18.57%) Analyst
3 43 (8.32%) Business Analyst
4 27 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
5 19 (3.68%) Support Analyst
6 18 (3.48%) Senior Manager
7 16 (3.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 16 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
7 16 (3.09%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (2.90%) SAP Manager
9 14 (2.71%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (2.51%) SAP Project Manager
10 13 (2.51%) Developer
10 13 (2.51%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (2.13%) Applications Support
11 11 (2.13%) Desktop Support
12 10 (1.93%) Programme Manager
12 10 (1.93%) Consultant
12 10 (1.93%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (1.93%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.29%) HTML
2 15 (2.90%) .NET
3 11 (2.13%) CSS
4 8 (1.55%) J2EE
4 8 (1.55%) Flash
5 7 (1.35%) XML
5 7 (1.35%) Middleware
6 2 (0.39%) XMPP
6 2 (0.39%) EDI
6 2 (0.39%) Django
7 1 (0.19%) jQuery
7 1 (0.19%) HTML5
7 1 (0.19%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) CSS3
7 1 (0.19%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.19%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.19%) NHibernate
7 1 (0.19%) JSON
7 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.19%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.80%) PMI
4 14 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.74%) NHS
7 8 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.35%) EMC VNX
8 7 (1.35%) PKI
9 6 (1.16%) CLARiiON
9 6 (1.16%) Celerra
9 6 (1.16%) User Experience
10 5 (0.97%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.97%) EPoS
11 4 (0.77%) Symmetrix
11 4 (0.77%) EMC Centera
11 4 (0.77%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.93%) Windows
2 22 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (3.48%) Linux
5 11 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 10 (1.93%) Android
6 10 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.74%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.35%) Debian
9 4 (0.77%) UNIX
9 4 (0.77%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.58%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (32.11%) PRINCE2
2 95 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 93 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (17.41%) ITIL
5 53 (10.25%) Change Management
6 42 (8.12%) E-Commerce
7 37 (7.16%) Migration
8 36 (6.96%) Scrum
9 32 (6.19%) Risk Management
10 30 (5.80%) Business Analysis
10 30 (5.80%) Waterfall
11 29 (5.61%) CRM
12 28 (5.42%) Coaching
13 27 (5.22%) Service Management
14 26 (5.03%) Service Delivery
14 26 (5.03%) Analytics
15 25 (4.84%) Programme Management
16 19 (3.68%) SDLC
17 18 (3.48%) Project Planning
18 17 (3.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.00%) SQL
2 14 (2.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.74%) Java
5 7 (1.35%) C
6 6 (1.16%) C#
7 5 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.58%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (0.19%) XMLA
9 1 (0.19%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.19%) ABAP
9 1 (0.19%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.19%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby
9 1 (0.19%) Korn
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (10.25%) PMI Certification
2 36 (6.96%) Degree
3 32 (6.19%) PMP
4 21 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 19 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (3.48%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.09%) SC Cleared
8 15 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (2.90%) CCNA
9 9 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.97%) ISEB
12 4 (0.77%) MCSE
13 3 (0.58%) MCP
13 3 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.58%) CISSP
13 3 (0.58%) HND
13 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 2 (0.39%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.68%) QA
2 8 (1.55%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.19%) P3O
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) GMP
6 1 (0.19%) GLP
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) TickIT
6 1 (0.19%) EFQM
System Software
1 38 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.51%) XenApp
4 12 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.32%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.97%) vSphere
6 4 (0.77%) XenServer
7 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) SCCM
1 4 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.58%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.39%) ARCserve
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 74 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.35%) Oracle
3 37 (7.16%) SAP
4 29 (5.61%) VMware
5 25 (4.84%) Cisco
6 20 (3.87%) Citrix
7 18 (3.48%) HP
8 14 (2.71%) Google
9 13 (2.51%) Adobe
10 10 (1.93%) Dell
10 10 (1.93%) EMC
10 10 (1.93%) Apple
11 8 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.55%) Brocade
11 8 (1.55%) EPiServer
12 7 (1.35%) IBM
13 6 (1.16%) McAfee
14 5 (0.97%) Business Objects
14 5 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
15 4 (0.77%) Planview
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