The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 17 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 240 219 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.08% 9.16% 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.75% 9.75% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 132 154
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£425 £400 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 19
Average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.98 £21.90 £25.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.78 £41.90 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2743 2246 2854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.39% 93.97% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1133 1411
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 239 363
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Project Manager
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 Manager across the East of England region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Project Manager
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 Manager across the East of England region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Manager
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 Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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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
Bedfordshire +8 67 £450 +28.57% 13
Cambridgeshire +1 51 £403 +7.33% 11
Hertfordshire -5 51 £425 +6.25% 8
Essex -4 42 £375 -6.25% 18
Norfolk -13 14 £315 -3.44% 2
Suffolk -24 14 £469 +10.29% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 251 (45.31%) Project Management
2 196 (35.38%) PRINCE2
3 146 (26.35%) Finance
4 115 (20.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (13.72%) Retail
6 47 (8.48%) ITIL
7 46 (8.30%) E-Commerce
8 45 (8.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 44 (7.94%) Change Management
10 39 (7.04%) Oracle
11 38 (6.86%) Microsoft
11 38 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (6.68%) Migration
13 36 (6.50%) Waterfall
14 34 (6.14%) Degree
15 33 (5.96%) Java
16 32 (5.78%) CRM
17 31 (5.60%) MS Project
17 31 (5.60%) SAP
17 31 (5.60%) PMI Certification
18 28 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (4.69%) Service Delivery
19 26 (4.69%) J2EE
19 26 (4.69%) Marketing
20 25 (4.51%) WebSphere
20 25 (4.51%) Windows
20 25 (4.51%) IBM
20 25 (4.51%) Scrum
20 25 (4.51%) Supplier Management
21 24 (4.33%) Project Planning

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (4.51%) WebSphere
2 15 (2.71%) CMS
2 15 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.62%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.08%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.08%) IIS
5 3 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.36%) SAS
6 2 (0.36%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.18%) Lync
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (5.60%) MS Project
2 13 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.26%) MS Office
3 7 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.90%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.72%) Agresso
3 4 (0.72%) CA Clarity
4 3 (0.54%) Tridion
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.36%) Magento
5 2 (0.36%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.36%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.18%) BASE24
6 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.18%) Line 500
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.71%) SaaS
2 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.08%) HTTP
2 4 (0.72%) LAN
2 4 (0.72%) Firewall
3 3 (0.54%) Intranet
3 3 (0.54%) Extranet
3 3 (0.54%) WAN
4 2 (0.36%) DHCP
4 2 (0.36%) ATM
4 2 (0.36%) DNS
4 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.18%) L2TP
5 1 (0.18%) RFID
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) ADSL
5 1 (0.18%) SMS
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.08%) DB2
1 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database
2 5 (0.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.54%) SAP BW
3 3 (0.54%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) DTS
5 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.18%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.18%) MySQL
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 146 (26.35%) Finance
2 76 (13.72%) Retail
3 26 (4.69%) Marketing
4 22 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.99%) Back Office
7 10 (1.81%) Banking
8 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.90%) Legal
10 4 (0.72%) Automotive
11 3 (0.54%) Local Government
12 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.69%) J2EE
2 20 (3.61%) .NET
3 7 (1.26%) Middleware
4 6 (1.08%) Web Services
5 4 (0.72%) LAMP
6 3 (0.54%) Apache Flex
6 3 (0.54%) WCF
6 3 (0.54%) HTML5
6 3 (0.54%) Flash
6 3 (0.54%) HTML
6 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.54%) COM
7 2 (0.36%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.18%) Velocity
8 1 (0.18%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.18%) TopLink
8 1 (0.18%) Java EE
8 1 (0.18%) WSDL
8 1 (0.18%) XML
8 1 (0.18%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.97%) NHS
2 20 (3.61%) PMI
3 15 (2.71%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.99%) Social Media
4 11 (1.99%) Mainframe
5 9 (1.62%) EPoS
6 8 (1.44%) AS400
7 7 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.72%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.72%) FMCG
9 3 (0.54%) CMDB
9 3 (0.54%) Economics
9 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.36%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.36%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.36%) STB
10 2 (0.36%) CCTV
10 2 (0.36%) Statistics
10 2 (0.36%) DTV
11 1 (0.18%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.51%) Windows
2 18 (3.25%) Linux
3 15 (2.71%) AIX
4 14 (2.53%) UNIX
5 6 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.08%) SUSE
6 5 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.54%) Android
8 2 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (45.31%) Project Management
2 196 (35.38%) PRINCE2
3 115 (20.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (8.48%) ITIL
5 46 (8.30%) E-Commerce
6 44 (7.94%) Change Management
7 38 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (6.68%) Migration
9 36 (6.50%) Waterfall
10 32 (5.78%) CRM
11 28 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (4.69%) Service Delivery
13 25 (4.51%) Scrum
13 25 (4.51%) Supplier Management
14 24 (4.33%) Project Planning
14 24 (4.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (3.79%) Programme Management
15 21 (3.79%) Risk Management
16 20 (3.61%) Change Control
17 18 (3.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (5.96%) Java
2 18 (3.25%) SQL
3 17 (3.07%) C
4 7 (1.26%) VB
5 6 (1.08%) C#
6 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.54%) VB6
8 2 (0.36%) Python
9 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) PHP
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (8.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 34 (6.14%) Degree
3 31 (5.60%) PMI Certification
4 19 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 18 (3.25%) Security Cleared
6 14 (2.53%) PMP
7 12 (2.17%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.08%) APMP
9 4 (0.72%) ISEB
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) HNC
10 1 (0.18%) HND
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.99%) QA
2 6 (1.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.18%) GxP
4 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.54%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenServer
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.18%) SCOM
2 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (7.04%) Oracle
2 38 (6.86%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.60%) SAP
4 25 (4.51%) IBM
5 8 (1.44%) HP
5 8 (1.44%) Dell
5 8 (1.44%) Hyperion
6 7 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.08%) Sun
7 6 (1.08%) JDA
7 6 (1.08%) Citrix
7 6 (1.08%) Remedy
7 6 (1.08%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.08%) RedPrairie
8 5 (0.90%) Sage
8 5 (0.90%) Planview
8 5 (0.90%) VMware
9 4 (0.72%) CA
9 4 (0.72%) Endeca
10 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
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