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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 16 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 240 264 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.86% 8.72% 9.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.29% 11.59% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 157 134
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 22
Average hourly rate £28.41 £31.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.23 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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
Hertfordshire -4 71 £525 +26.50% 29
Essex 0 62 £388 +6.89% 15
Cambridgeshire +1 50 £350 -12.50% 34
Bedfordshire -1 35 £396 -16.57% 15
Suffolk +4 14 £475 - 8
Norfolk -12 10 £351 -6.33% 7
Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 156 (30.17%) PRINCE2
2 141 (27.27%) Finance
3 105 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 101 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (17.60%) ITIL
6 72 (13.93%) Microsoft
7 69 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (11.80%) Retail
9 52 (10.06%) Change Management
10 49 (9.48%) PMI Certification
11 47 (9.09%) Windows
12 46 (8.90%) MS Excel
13 45 (8.70%) MS Office
14 42 (8.12%) SharePoint
15 40 (7.74%) Oracle
15 40 (7.74%) Active Directory
16 39 (7.54%) E-Commerce
16 39 (7.54%) Degree
17 36 (6.96%) Business Analysis
17 36 (6.96%) Migration
18 34 (6.58%) Scrum
18 34 (6.58%) MS Project
19 33 (6.38%) SAP
19 33 (6.38%) VMware
19 33 (6.38%) Risk Management
20 32 (6.19%) Management Information System
20 32 (6.19%) Waterfall
21 31 (6.00%) SQL Server
22 30 (5.80%) SQL
22 30 (5.80%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 42 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.93%) IIS
3 10 (1.93%) CMS
3 10 (1.93%) Lync
4 9 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.55%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.97%) WorkSite
7 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.58%) Documentum
8 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.39%) Confluence
9 2 (0.39%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 46 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.70%) MS Office
3 34 (6.58%) MS Project
4 11 (2.13%) Photoshop
5 10 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.55%) Tridion
3 6 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.97%) 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%) Oracle Financials
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%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.51%) Office 365
2 8 (1.55%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (0.97%) SaaS
4 4 (0.77%) 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 24 (4.64%) DHCP
1 24 (4.64%) DNS
2 17 (3.29%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.51%) LDAP
4 12 (2.32%) WAN
5 11 (2.13%) Internet
5 11 (2.13%) LAN
6 9 (1.74%) VPN
6 9 (1.74%) Firewall
7 7 (1.35%) SAN
7 7 (1.35%) Unified Communications
8 6 (1.16%) MPLS
9 5 (0.97%) Network Security
9 5 (0.97%) PABX
10 4 (0.77%) NAS
11 3 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.58%) Intranet
11 3 (0.58%) UMTS
11 3 (0.58%) VoIP
11 3 (0.58%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.97%) Big Data
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (0.77%) OLAP
8 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.77%) QlikView
9 3 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (0.58%) DTS
9 3 (0.58%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.58%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (2.71%) JIRA
2 3 (0.58%) Subversion
3 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.39%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.39%) AccuRev
3 2 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 141 (27.27%) Finance
2 61 (11.80%) Retail
3 25 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.45%) Banking
5 18 (3.48%) Marketing
6 15 (2.90%) Legal
6 15 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.55%) Publishing
9 5 (0.97%) Automotive
10 4 (0.77%) Games
10 4 (0.77%) French Language
10 4 (0.77%) German Language
10 4 (0.77%) Billing
10 4 (0.77%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 231 (44.68%) Project Manager
2 100 (19.34%) Analyst
3 50 (9.67%) Business Analyst
4 27 (5.22%) IT Project Manager
5 20 (3.87%) Infrastructure Manager
5 20 (3.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 18 (3.48%) Senior Manager
7 17 (3.29%) Support Analyst
8 16 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (3.09%) Senior Project Manager
9 14 (2.71%) Consultant
10 12 (2.32%) Developer
10 12 (2.32%) Applications Support
10 12 (2.32%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (2.32%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (2.13%) SAP Manager
11 11 (2.13%) E-Commerce Manager
11 11 (2.13%) Support Engineer
11 11 (2.13%) Desktop Support
12 10 (1.93%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.48%) HTML
2 14 (2.71%) .NET
3 12 (2.32%) J2EE
4 11 (2.13%) CSS
5 8 (1.55%) Flash
6 6 (1.16%) XML
6 6 (1.16%) Middleware
7 4 (0.77%) Web Services
7 4 (0.77%) Django
8 2 (0.39%) XMPP
8 2 (0.39%) EDI
9 1 (0.19%) ODBC
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.19%) JSON
9 1 (0.19%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.19%) Velocity
9 1 (0.19%) WCF
9 1 (0.19%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.19%) jQuery
9 1 (0.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 30 (5.80%) PMI
4 17 (3.29%) Data Centre
5 9 (1.74%) NHS
6 8 (1.55%) PKI
6 8 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.35%) User Experience
7 7 (1.35%) EMC VNX
8 6 (1.16%) Celerra
8 6 (1.16%) CLARiiON
9 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.77%) Telematics
10 4 (0.77%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.77%) Symmetrix
10 4 (0.77%) EMC Centera
10 4 (0.77%) E-Learning
10 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.77%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.09%) Windows
2 21 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (3.68%) Linux
5 13 (2.51%) Windows XP
6 11 (2.13%) Android
7 10 (1.93%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (1.93%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.35%) UNIX
9 7 (1.35%) Debian
10 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.39%) HPUX
11 2 (0.39%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (30.17%) PRINCE2
2 105 (20.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 101 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (17.60%) ITIL
5 52 (10.06%) Change Management
6 39 (7.54%) E-Commerce
7 36 (6.96%) Migration
7 36 (6.96%) Business Analysis
8 34 (6.58%) Scrum
9 33 (6.38%) Risk Management
10 32 (6.19%) Waterfall
11 30 (5.80%) CRM
12 29 (5.61%) Service Delivery
12 29 (5.61%) Coaching
13 27 (5.22%) Service Management
14 23 (4.45%) Analytics
15 22 (4.26%) Programme Management
15 22 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (3.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.80%) SQL
2 15 (2.90%) Java
2 15 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.51%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.74%) C
5 5 (0.97%) C#
6 3 (0.58%) Python
6 3 (0.58%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.19%) ABAP
8 1 (0.19%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.19%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.19%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.19%) Ruby
8 1 (0.19%) Korn
8 1 (0.19%) C++
8 1 (0.19%) COBOL
8 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (9.48%) PMI Certification
2 39 (7.54%) Degree
3 29 (5.61%) PMP
4 16 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.09%) CCNA
4 16 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.97%) MCSE
8 5 (0.97%) ISEB
9 3 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.58%) MCP
9 3 (0.58%) HND
9 3 (0.58%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.39%) MCITP
10 2 (0.39%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.90%) QA
2 10 (1.93%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) 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%) 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 40 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.71%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.71%) XenApp
4 12 (2.32%) Terminal Server
5 6 (1.16%) vSphere
6 5 (0.97%) 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%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (0.77%) SCCM
2 3 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.39%) ARCserve
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%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 72 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.74%) Oracle
3 33 (6.38%) SAP
3 33 (6.38%) VMware
4 26 (5.03%) Cisco
5 22 (4.26%) HP
6 20 (3.87%) Citrix
7 16 (3.09%) Google
8 15 (2.90%) Adobe
9 11 (2.13%) IBM
9 11 (2.13%) Dell
9 11 (2.13%) Apple
10 9 (1.74%) EMC
11 8 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.55%) Brocade
11 8 (1.55%) EPiServer
12 6 (1.16%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.16%) McAfee
13 5 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.77%) Remedy
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Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Chelmsford, Essex
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Rate: £315 per day
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Essex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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Stowmarket, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
University of East Anglia
Rate: £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
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Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
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Huntingdon
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Ipswich
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Cambridge
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Cambridge
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Rate: competitive
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