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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 262 197 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.26% 8.12% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.10% 11.87% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 97 125
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £384 £384
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £16.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £44.89 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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
2165 1659 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.53% 68.36% 67.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 898 1081
Average daily rate £420 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 155 183
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £26.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +33.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 +5 80 £400 +3.22% 32
Essex -6 59 £400 - 14
Cambridgeshire -5 47 £390 +35.65% 20
Bedfordshire -3 45 £450 +5.88% 10
Suffolk +13 16 £475 - 3
Norfolk +6 12 £323 -7.85% 8
Project Management
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 190 (32.65%) Finance
2 187 (32.13%) PRINCE2
3 112 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (14.09%) Microsoft
6 59 (10.14%) Retail
7 55 (9.45%) PMI Certification
8 54 (9.28%) MS Excel
9 51 (8.76%) ITIL
9 51 (8.76%) Change Management
10 48 (8.25%) Degree
11 47 (8.08%) PMP
12 45 (7.73%) E-Commerce
13 43 (7.39%) MS Project
14 40 (6.87%) Windows
15 39 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (6.53%) SAP
16 38 (6.53%) Oracle
16 38 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 37 (6.36%) SharePoint
18 36 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (6.19%) Scrum
19 34 (5.84%) .NET
20 32 (5.50%) Programme Management
20 32 (5.50%) Risk Management
21 31 (5.33%) Waterfall
22 30 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
23 29 (4.98%) Business Analysis
23 29 (4.98%) SQL
23 29 (4.98%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 37 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (1.20%) CICS
4 6 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (1.03%) IIS
5 5 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.86%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.69%) CMS
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.52%) Confluence
7 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.52%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.52%) JBoss
8 2 (0.34%) SAS
8 2 (0.34%) TPMS
8 2 (0.34%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.17%) Lync
Applications
1 54 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.39%) MS Project
3 30 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (4.64%) MS Office
5 20 (3.44%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (0.86%) CA Clarity
2 5 (0.86%) Agresso
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.34%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.06%) SaaS
2 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.89%) WAN
2 9 (1.55%) LAN
3 8 (1.37%) Firewall
4 7 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.20%) VPN
5 6 (1.03%) DHCP
5 6 (1.03%) DNS
5 6 (1.03%) MPLS
6 4 (0.69%) ADSL
6 4 (0.69%) VoIP
6 4 (0.69%) Internet
6 4 (0.69%) L2TP
6 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.52%) Extranet
7 3 (0.52%) FTP
7 3 (0.52%) SMS
7 3 (0.52%) Intranet
8 2 (0.34%) PBX
8 2 (0.34%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (1.20%) EDRMS
5 6 (1.03%) WebFOCUS
6 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.86%) QlikView
6 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.86%) EDMS
6 5 (0.86%) Snowflake Schema
7 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.52%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (2.06%) JIRA
2 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.69%) Subversion
4 4 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.69%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.34%) ERwin
6 1 (0.17%) Gradle
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) Behat
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) Ant
6 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 190 (32.65%) Finance
2 59 (10.14%) Retail
3 24 (4.12%) Legal
4 22 (3.78%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (2.41%) Marketing
7 11 (1.89%) Banking
8 8 (1.37%) Automotive
8 8 (1.37%) Publishing
9 7 (1.20%) German Language
10 3 (0.52%) Billing
10 3 (0.52%) Electronics
10 3 (0.52%) Back Office
11 2 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 270 (46.39%) Project Manager
2 86 (14.78%) Analyst
3 47 (8.08%) Business Analyst
4 37 (6.36%) IT Project Manager
5 20 (3.44%) Technical Manager
6 19 (3.26%) Consultant
7 17 (2.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 17 (2.92%) Architect
7 17 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
8 16 (2.75%) Technical Project Manager
9 15 (2.58%) Developer
9 15 (2.58%) Senior Manager
10 14 (2.41%) Junior
10 14 (2.41%) SAP Manager
10 14 (2.41%) PMO Analyst
10 14 (2.41%) Junior Project Manager
11 13 (2.23%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (2.06%) Senior Project Manager
12 12 (2.06%) ScrumMaster
13 10 (1.72%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.84%) .NET
2 17 (2.92%) Web Services
3 11 (1.89%) J2EE
3 11 (1.89%) XML
3 11 (1.89%) Middleware
4 9 (1.55%) HTML
5 5 (0.86%) .NET Framework
5 5 (0.86%) ISPF
5 5 (0.86%) CSS
6 3 (0.52%) Java EE
6 3 (0.52%) jQuery
6 3 (0.52%) LAMP
7 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.34%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.34%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.34%) Ajax
7 2 (0.34%) REST
7 2 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.17%) Memcached
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.26%) NHS
2 19 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.92%) PMI
4 15 (2.58%) User Experience
5 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.55%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.37%) Social Media
7 6 (1.03%) Economics
7 6 (1.03%) Open Source
8 4 (0.69%) EPoS
8 4 (0.69%) Pharmacovigilance
8 4 (0.69%) Informatics
8 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.52%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.52%) Psychology
9 3 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (0.52%) FMCG
9 3 (0.52%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.87%) Windows
2 13 (2.23%) Linux
3 11 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (1.37%) UNIX
5 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.34%) MVS
7 2 (0.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (32.13%) PRINCE2
2 112 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (8.76%) ITIL
4 51 (8.76%) Change Management
5 45 (7.73%) E-Commerce
6 36 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (6.19%) Scrum
7 32 (5.50%) Programme Management
7 32 (5.50%) Risk Management
8 31 (5.33%) Waterfall
9 29 (4.98%) Business Analysis
9 29 (4.98%) Change Control
10 28 (4.81%) Project Planning
11 25 (4.30%) Quality Management
12 24 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (4.12%) Supplier Management
12 24 (4.12%) Analytics
13 23 (3.95%) Resource Management
13 23 (3.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.98%) SQL
2 21 (3.61%) Java
3 14 (2.41%) C
3 14 (2.41%) C#
4 6 (1.03%) JCL
5 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
5 5 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.69%) Python
6 4 (0.69%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.52%) C++
7 3 (0.52%) VB
7 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.34%) VB6
9 1 (0.17%) PHP5
9 1 (0.17%) VBA
9 1 (0.17%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) VBScript
9 1 (0.17%) REXX
Qualifications
1 55 (9.45%) PMI Certification
2 48 (8.25%) Degree
3 47 (8.08%) PMP
4 38 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 26 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 26 (4.47%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.44%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.89%) APMP
8 7 (1.20%) HND
8 7 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.03%) CCNA
9 6 (1.03%) ISEB
10 4 (0.69%) CCNP
10 4 (0.69%) ACCA
10 4 (0.69%) CIMA
11 3 (0.52%) AAT
11 3 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.52%) GIAC
11 3 (0.52%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.64%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) SLA
2 5 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.69%) GxP
4 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.52%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.34%) XenServer
4 2 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) SCCM
2 3 (0.52%) SCOM
3 2 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 82 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.53%) SAP
2 38 (6.53%) Oracle
3 23 (3.95%) Planview
4 12 (2.06%) Cisco
5 7 (1.20%) Teradata
5 7 (1.20%) VMware
5 7 (1.20%) Primavera
5 7 (1.20%) CA
6 6 (1.03%) IBM
6 6 (1.03%) HP
6 6 (1.03%) Citrix
6 6 (1.03%) Cognos
7 5 (0.86%) Tableau
7 5 (0.86%) Lotus
8 4 (0.69%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.69%) Adobe
8 4 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.52%) F5
9 3 (0.52%) Akamai
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