The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 14 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4489 4601 4527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.12% 9.34% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 11.77% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 3018 2887
Median daily rate £438 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £596 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 73 63
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £59.25 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.42% -10.28%
Project Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the England region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the England region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 1894 £475 +5.55% 353
South East -4 846 £425 +3.93% 182
North West 0 435 £413 +10.20% 65
West Midlands -1 260 £414 +14.86% 56
South West +1 257 £375 - 55
Yorkshire -7 217 £425 +10.38% 57
East of England 0 211 £415 +0.60% 47
North East 0 191 £310 -22.50% 18
East Midlands +4 131 £415 +3.75% 26
Midlands +10 21 £450 +12.50% 2
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 2916 (32.73%) Finance
2 2416 (27.12%) PRINCE2
3 2111 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1603 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1097 (12.31%) Microsoft
6 1032 (11.59%) ITIL
7 970 (10.89%) Security Cleared
8 931 (10.45%) Change Management
9 917 (10.29%) MS Excel
10 876 (9.83%) Degree
11 867 (9.73%) Banking
12 828 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
13 767 (8.61%) MS Project
14 718 (8.06%) Migration
15 672 (7.54%) SC Cleared
16 652 (7.32%) PMI Certification
17 641 (7.20%) Business Analysis
18 605 (6.79%) Risk Management
19 579 (6.50%) MS Office
20 553 (6.21%) Windows
21 546 (6.13%) Management Information System
22 528 (5.93%) Scrum
23 524 (5.88%) Programme Management
24 520 (5.84%) Waterfall
25 517 (5.80%) Oracle
26 516 (5.79%) Telecoms
27 502 (5.64%) SAP
28 478 (5.37%) Retail
29 472 (5.30%) PMP
30 459 (5.15%) Service Delivery

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 411 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 120 (1.35%) CMS
3 98 (1.10%) Confluence
4 89 (1.00%) Skype for Business
5 82 (0.92%) IIS
6 66 (0.74%) Apache
7 63 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 56 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 48 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 38 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 37 (0.42%) SAS
12 34 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 31 (0.35%) JBoss
13 31 (0.35%) MS Project Server
14 26 (0.29%) IBM Notes
15 25 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
15 25 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (0.22%) IBM Domino
18 18 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 917 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 767 (8.61%) MS Project
3 579 (6.50%) MS Office
4 420 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 339 (3.81%) MS Visio
6 53 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 46 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 40 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 25 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.17%) SPSS
11 12 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 11 (0.12%) Open Workbench
13 9 (0.10%) Acrobat
13 9 (0.10%) Fireworks
14 8 (0.090%) ProjectWise
15 6 (0.067%) InDesign
15 6 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
16 5 (0.056%) SmartSuite
17 3 (0.034%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.034%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 93 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 49 (0.55%) Primavera
4 39 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 36 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 35 (0.39%) Magento
7 27 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 26 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 22 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
10 20 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
11 19 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
11 19 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 16 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 15 (0.17%) SAP HR
14 14 (0.16%) Maximo
15 13 (0.15%) SAP CO
15 13 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
16 12 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
16 12 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
16 12 (0.13%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 179 (2.01%) Office 365
2 84 (0.94%) SaaS
3 71 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (0.57%) IaaS
6 34 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (0.35%) PaaS
8 28 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
9 19 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.13%) Google Apps
11 11 (0.12%) Taleo
12 10 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.11%) Force.com
13 8 (0.090%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.079%) OneDrive
14 7 (0.079%) Trello
15 6 (0.067%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (0.067%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.067%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 217 (2.44%) Firewall
2 201 (2.26%) LAN
3 197 (2.21%) WAN
4 154 (1.73%) Internet
5 127 (1.43%) DNS
6 118 (1.32%) SAN
7 88 (0.99%) DHCP
8 81 (0.91%) Intranet
9 80 (0.90%) VPN
10 76 (0.85%) Network Security
11 71 (0.80%) Wireless
12 70 (0.79%) MPLS
12 70 (0.79%) TCP/IP
12 70 (0.79%) VoIP
13 59 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
14 57 (0.64%) LDAP
15 56 (0.63%) Skype
16 50 (0.56%) SSL
17 46 (0.52%) LTE
18 44 (0.49%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 162 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 80 (0.90%) Relational Database
5 63 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 61 (0.68%) Big Data
6 61 (0.68%) MySQL
7 60 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
8 59 (0.66%) MS Access
9 56 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 56 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 54 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 49 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 46 (0.52%) DB2
13 39 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (0.39%) RDBMS
15 32 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
16 29 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 26 (0.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 214 (2.40%) JIRA
2 67 (0.75%) Subversion
3 63 (0.71%) Axure RP
4 57 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 51 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 40 (0.45%) ClearCase
7 34 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (0.36%) Ant
9 29 (0.33%) GoogleTest
9 29 (0.33%) NUnit
10 26 (0.29%) CppUnit
11 24 (0.27%) Visual Studio
12 22 (0.25%) Jenkins
13 14 (0.16%) JUnit
13 14 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
13 14 (0.16%) Selenium
13 14 (0.16%) Toad
14 13 (0.15%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.12%) IntelliJ
16 9 (0.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2916 (32.73%) Finance
2 867 (9.73%) Banking
3 516 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 478 (5.37%) Retail
5 330 (3.70%) Marketing
6 290 (3.26%) Legal
7 210 (2.36%) Investment Banking
8 207 (2.32%) Manufacturing
9 144 (1.62%) Law
10 141 (1.58%) Front Office
11 134 (1.50%) Financial Institution
12 106 (1.19%) Back Office
13 103 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
14 89 (1.00%) Automotive
15 81 (0.91%) Publishing
16 76 (0.85%) Advertising
17 71 (0.80%) Billing
18 67 (0.75%) Retail Banking
19 60 (0.67%) Electronics
20 59 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3853 (43.25%) Project Manager
2 1203 (13.50%) Analyst
3 715 (8.03%) Business Analyst
4 570 (6.40%) IT Manager
5 480 (5.39%) IT Project Manager
6 466 (5.23%) Senior Manager
7 422 (4.74%) Infrastructure Manager
8 421 (4.73%) Architect
9 381 (4.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 374 (4.20%) Senior Project Manager
11 300 (3.37%) Delivery Manager
12 298 (3.35%) Consultant
13 246 (2.76%) Programme Manager
14 242 (2.72%) Developer
15 220 (2.47%) Digital Project Manager
16 219 (2.46%) Business Manager
16 219 (2.46%) Technical Manager
17 181 (2.03%) Coordinator
18 178 (2.00%) Project Analyst
19 170 (1.91%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (2.73%) HTML
2 224 (2.51%) .NET
3 180 (2.02%) CSS
4 169 (1.90%) Web Services
5 158 (1.77%) XML
6 107 (1.20%) Middleware
7 66 (0.74%) J2EE
8 63 (0.71%) HTML5
9 55 (0.62%) ASP.NET
9 55 (0.62%) SOAP
10 54 (0.61%) jQuery
11 49 (0.55%) JSP
12 36 (0.40%) .NET Framework
13 34 (0.38%) AngularJS
13 34 (0.38%) REST
14 31 (0.35%) CSS3
15 28 (0.31%) Ajax
15 28 (0.31%) RESTful
15 28 (0.31%) XSD
16 24 (0.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 828 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 546 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 410 (4.60%) Data Centre
4 309 (3.47%) PMI
5 236 (2.65%) User Experience
6 193 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 150 (1.68%) NHS
8 89 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 82 (0.92%) Derivative
10 78 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 70 (0.79%) Mainframe
12 69 (0.77%) FMCG
13 67 (0.75%) Equities
14 65 (0.73%) Fixed Income
15 58 (0.65%) Smart Meter
16 54 (0.61%) Psychology
17 50 (0.56%) Visualisation
18 49 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
19 46 (0.52%) Hedge funds
20 45 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 553 (6.21%) Windows
2 347 (3.90%) Linux
3 268 (3.01%) Unix
4 211 (2.37%) Windows Server
5 117 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 78 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 69 (0.77%) Solaris
10 63 (0.71%) Windows 7
11 52 (0.58%) AIX
12 43 (0.48%) Android
13 38 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 20 (0.22%) Windows 10
14 20 (0.22%) zOS
15 15 (0.17%) VME
15 15 (0.17%) Windows XP
16 14 (0.16%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.090%) OpenVMS
17 8 (0.090%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2416 (27.12%) PRINCE2
2 2111 (23.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1603 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1032 (11.59%) ITIL
5 931 (10.45%) Change Management
6 718 (8.06%) Migration
7 641 (7.20%) Business Analysis
8 605 (6.79%) Risk Management
9 528 (5.93%) Scrum
10 524 (5.88%) Programme Management
11 520 (5.84%) Waterfall
12 459 (5.15%) Service Delivery
13 428 (4.80%) SDLC
14 418 (4.69%) Project Planning
15 414 (4.65%) Change Control
16 406 (4.56%) Agile Project Management
17 389 (4.37%) Service Management
18 375 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
19 372 (4.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 361 (4.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 457 (5.13%) SQL
2 271 (3.04%) Java
3 215 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 181 (2.03%) C
5 146 (1.64%) C#
6 117 (1.31%) Python
7 83 (0.93%) C++
8 76 (0.85%) PHP
9 74 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 51 (0.57%) VB
11 50 (0.56%) Perl
12 36 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 34 (0.38%) Ruby
14 32 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 29 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 27 (0.30%) COBOL
16 27 (0.30%) VBA
17 22 (0.25%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.17%) VBScript
19 13 (0.15%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 970 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 876 (9.83%) Degree
3 672 (7.54%) SC Cleared
4 652 (7.32%) PMI Certification
5 472 (5.30%) PMP
6 388 (4.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 306 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 176 (1.98%) DV Cleared
9 141 (1.58%) APMP
10 137 (1.54%) ISEB
11 132 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
12 118 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
12 118 (1.32%) CISSP
13 106 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
14 65 (0.73%) CISM
15 61 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 59 (0.66%) CCNP
17 58 (0.65%) CCNA
18 52 (0.58%) CISA
19 36 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (3.55%) QA
2 138 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 125 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (1.26%) SLA
5 100 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 51 (0.57%) MiFID
7 49 (0.55%) PCI DSS
8 43 (0.48%) COBIT
9 39 (0.44%) JSP 440
9 39 (0.44%) PMBOK
10 36 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 23 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 23 (0.26%) SEPA
12 22 (0.25%) GxP
12 22 (0.25%) P3O
13 17 (0.19%) Solvency II
13 17 (0.19%) UCITS
14 15 (0.17%) FATCA
15 14 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
16 13 (0.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 281 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 182 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (0.79%) XenApp
4 61 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 47 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 39 (0.44%) vSphere
7 37 (0.42%) XenServer
8 36 (0.40%) VMware ESX
9 35 (0.39%) Hyper-V
10 19 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.17%) Docker
12 12 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (0.13%) UAG
13 11 (0.12%) NFS
14 10 (0.11%) Firmware
15 8 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.090%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.079%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 6 (0.067%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 66 (0.74%) SCCM
2 63 (0.71%) Puppet
3 46 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (0.51%) XenMobile
5 41 (0.46%) SCOM
6 38 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 37 (0.42%) NetBackup
8 31 (0.35%) EdgeSight
9 24 (0.27%) SafeCom
10 19 (0.21%) AirWatch
11 18 (0.20%) Tivoli
12 17 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 15 (0.17%) Nagios
14 14 (0.16%) Ansible
14 14 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
15 13 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
16 12 (0.13%) HP SIM
17 10 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
18 9 (0.10%) Control-M
18 9 (0.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 1097 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 517 (5.80%) Oracle
3 502 (5.64%) SAP
4 256 (2.87%) VMware
5 254 (2.85%) Cisco
6 244 (2.74%) Citrix
7 216 (2.42%) HP
8 144 (1.62%) IBM
9 134 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
10 109 (1.22%) Adobe
11 94 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 69 (0.77%) CheckPoint
13 65 (0.73%) NetApp
14 59 (0.66%) Cognos
15 54 (0.61%) F5
16 51 (0.57%) Google
17 47 (0.53%) ServiceNow
18 42 (0.47%) Sun
19 37 (0.42%) Rally
19 37 (0.42%) Remedy
Swindon, Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £38,896 to £46,414 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £750 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £447 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Eye, Suffolk
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Robert Walters
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Connectus
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £620 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £180.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago