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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 15 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4245 4815 4618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.51% 9.33% 9.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.25% 11.67% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 3218 2836
Median daily rate £440 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 80 91
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.45 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £63.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.66%
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
41414 41262 38397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.03% 79.98% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27624 27289 24283
Median daily rate £450 £420 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 1073 1105
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -2 1868 £475 +5.55% 372
South East -4 816 £440 +6.99% 153
North West -4 340 £400 - 63
West Midlands -11 244 £425 +6.25% 73
South West -3 242 £375 - 81
East of England +4 214 £400 -3.03% 70
Yorkshire -11 207 £400 - 60
North East -12 146 £315 -28.40% 17
East Midlands -1 119 £425 +2.97% 31
Midlands +4 19 £463 -7.50% 2
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2975 (32.65%) Finance
2 2347 (25.76%) PRINCE2
3 2271 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
4 1857 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1151 (12.63%) Microsoft
6 1070 (11.74%) ITIL
7 987 (10.83%) Security Cleared
8 954 (10.47%) Banking
9 917 (10.06%) Change Management
10 914 (10.03%) Degree
11 910 (9.99%) MS Excel
12 845 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
13 754 (8.28%) MS Project
14 736 (8.08%) Migration
15 697 (7.65%) SC Cleared
16 665 (7.30%) Business Analysis
17 620 (6.80%) Risk Management
18 592 (6.50%) Windows
19 591 (6.49%) MS Office
20 574 (6.30%) Scrum
21 565 (6.20%) PMI Certification
22 557 (6.11%) Programme Management
23 546 (5.99%) Management Information System
24 544 (5.97%) Waterfall
25 532 (5.84%) Oracle
26 531 (5.83%) Retail
27 515 (5.65%) SQL
28 510 (5.60%) Telecoms
29 507 (5.56%) SAP
30 501 (5.50%) 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
1 420 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 116 (1.27%) CMS
2 116 (1.27%) Skype for Business
3 96 (1.05%) Confluence
4 83 (0.91%) IIS
5 67 (0.74%) Apache
5 67 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 58 (0.64%) MS Exchange
7 53 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 49 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 47 (0.52%) SAS
10 35 (0.38%) MS Project Server
11 34 (0.37%) JBoss
12 32 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 24 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 24 (0.26%) IBM Notes
13 24 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (0.22%) iPlanet
14 20 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 910 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 754 (8.28%) MS Project
3 591 (6.49%) MS Office
4 424 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 345 (3.79%) MS Visio
6 55 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 39 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 35 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 17 (0.19%) SPSS
10 14 (0.15%) Open Workbench
11 13 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.088%) ProjectWise
14 7 (0.077%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.077%) InDesign
15 5 (0.055%) CATIA
15 5 (0.055%) InVision
16 4 (0.044%) Mingle
16 4 (0.044%) Simulink
17 3 (0.033%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 104 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.47%) Primavera
3 41 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 40 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 36 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 30 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 28 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 27 (0.30%) SAP FI
9 25 (0.27%) Magento
9 25 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
10 22 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
11 21 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
12 20 (0.22%) SAP CO
12 20 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
13 19 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
14 15 (0.16%) Maximo
15 13 (0.14%) HFM
15 13 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
16 12 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 12 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 209 (2.29%) Office 365
2 130 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (1.10%) SaaS
4 85 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 60 (0.66%) IaaS
6 41 (0.45%) PaaS
7 33 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
9 18 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.15%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.14%) Yammer
12 12 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
13 11 (0.12%) OneDrive
13 11 (0.12%) Taleo
14 8 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.077%) Trello
16 6 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 5 (0.055%) iTunes
17 5 (0.055%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 230 (2.52%) Firewall
2 192 (2.11%) WAN
3 184 (2.02%) LAN
4 166 (1.82%) Internet
5 132 (1.45%) DNS
6 121 (1.33%) SAN
7 106 (1.16%) DHCP
8 100 (1.10%) Intranet
9 85 (0.93%) Network Security
9 85 (0.93%) TCP/IP
10 84 (0.92%) VPN
11 83 (0.91%) Wireless
12 78 (0.86%) VoIP
13 75 (0.82%) Skype
14 70 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
15 69 (0.76%) MPLS
16 50 (0.55%) LDAP
17 49 (0.54%) LTE
18 46 (0.50%) HTTP
19 44 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 161 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
3 99 (1.09%) Oracle Database
4 89 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 76 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 68 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 65 (0.71%) Big Data
8 57 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 57 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 55 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (0.56%) MySQL
11 50 (0.55%) DB2
12 48 (0.53%) MS Access
13 45 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 40 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
15 36 (0.40%) RDBMS
16 35 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
16 35 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 34 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 219 (2.40%) JIRA
2 63 (0.69%) Subversion
3 58 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 55 (0.60%) Axure RP
5 51 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 44 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 42 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 35 (0.38%) ClearCase
9 29 (0.32%) Visual Studio
10 25 (0.27%) Selenium
11 24 (0.26%) Ant
11 24 (0.26%) GoogleTest
11 24 (0.26%) JUnit
11 24 (0.26%) NUnit
12 21 (0.23%) CppUnit
13 20 (0.22%) Cucumber
14 18 (0.20%) Maven
15 17 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
16 15 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
17 14 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2975 (32.65%) Finance
2 954 (10.47%) Banking
3 531 (5.83%) Retail
4 510 (5.60%) Telecoms
5 342 (3.75%) Marketing
6 293 (3.22%) Legal
7 211 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 197 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 154 (1.69%) Front Office
10 132 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 116 (1.27%) Back Office
12 110 (1.21%) Law
13 97 (1.06%) Automotive
14 91 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 91 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 71 (0.78%) Advertising
16 68 (0.75%) Publishing
17 64 (0.70%) Billing
18 47 (0.52%) Local Government
19 42 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 3860 (42.37%) Project Manager
2 1217 (13.36%) Analyst
3 707 (7.76%) Business Analyst
4 574 (6.30%) IT Manager
5 491 (5.39%) IT Project Manager
6 474 (5.20%) Senior Manager
7 431 (4.73%) Architect
8 407 (4.47%) Infrastructure Manager
9 371 (4.07%) Senior Project Manager
10 364 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 314 (3.45%) Consultant
12 308 (3.38%) Delivery Manager
13 263 (2.89%) Programme Manager
14 252 (2.77%) Developer
15 221 (2.43%) Technical Manager
16 214 (2.35%) Digital Project Manager
17 186 (2.04%) Business Manager
18 180 (1.98%) Security Manager
19 176 (1.93%) Agile Project Manager
20 173 (1.90%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (2.77%) HTML
2 211 (2.32%) .NET
3 181 (1.99%) CSS
4 166 (1.82%) Web Services
5 144 (1.58%) XML
6 129 (1.42%) Middleware
7 82 (0.90%) J2EE
8 60 (0.66%) JSP
9 54 (0.59%) ASP.NET
10 53 (0.58%) SOAP
11 51 (0.56%) HTML5
12 42 (0.46%) jQuery
13 39 (0.43%) .NET Framework
14 31 (0.34%) AngularJS
15 30 (0.33%) REST
16 28 (0.31%) Ajax
16 28 (0.31%) CSS3
16 28 (0.31%) Node.js
17 25 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
18 24 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 845 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 546 (5.99%) Management Information System
3 450 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 298 (3.27%) PMI
5 238 (2.61%) User Experience
6 229 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 165 (1.81%) Virtual Team
8 131 (1.44%) NHS
9 94 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 85 (0.93%) Equities
11 84 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 80 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 72 (0.79%) Mainframe
14 69 (0.76%) Derivative
14 69 (0.76%) FMCG
15 57 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
16 54 (0.59%) Visualisation
17 48 (0.53%) Smart Meter
17 48 (0.53%) Statistics
18 47 (0.52%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 592 (6.50%) Windows
2 365 (4.01%) Linux
3 295 (3.24%) Unix
4 225 (2.47%) Windows Server
5 132 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 90 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (0.88%) Solaris
9 67 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 60 (0.66%) AIX
12 51 (0.56%) Android
13 50 (0.55%) Apple iOS
14 43 (0.47%) Windows 10
15 22 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 16 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 15 (0.16%) zOS
18 11 (0.12%) Windows XP
19 10 (0.11%) OpenVMS
19 10 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2347 (25.76%) PRINCE2
2 2271 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1857 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1070 (11.74%) ITIL
5 917 (10.06%) Change Management
6 736 (8.08%) Migration
7 665 (7.30%) Business Analysis
8 620 (6.80%) Risk Management
9 574 (6.30%) Scrum
10 557 (6.11%) Programme Management
11 544 (5.97%) Waterfall
12 501 (5.50%) Service Delivery
13 467 (5.13%) Agile Project Management
14 464 (5.09%) SDLC
15 455 (4.99%) Project Planning
16 444 (4.87%) Service Management
17 395 (4.34%) Change Control
18 389 (4.27%) CRM
19 384 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
20 375 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 515 (5.65%) SQL
2 301 (3.30%) Java
3 230 (2.52%) JavaScript
4 187 (2.05%) C
5 132 (1.45%) C#
6 107 (1.17%) Python
7 75 (0.82%) C++
8 70 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 68 (0.75%) PHP
10 64 (0.70%) Perl
11 48 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 44 (0.48%) VB
13 40 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 39 (0.43%) Ruby
15 33 (0.36%) Shell Script
16 31 (0.34%) COBOL
17 28 (0.31%) PL/SQL
18 27 (0.30%) VBA
19 17 (0.19%) VBScript
20 13 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 987 (10.83%) Security Cleared
2 914 (10.03%) Degree
3 697 (7.65%) SC Cleared
4 565 (6.20%) PMI Certification
5 473 (5.19%) PMP
6 363 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 291 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 176 (1.93%) ISEB
9 167 (1.83%) CISSP
10 166 (1.82%) DV Cleared
11 143 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
12 131 (1.44%) APMP
13 127 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
14 122 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
15 80 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 71 (0.78%) CISM
17 65 (0.71%) CCNP
18 60 (0.66%) CCNA
19 55 (0.60%) CISA
19 55 (0.60%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (3.71%) QA
2 178 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 124 (1.36%) SLA
4 113 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 103 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 53 (0.58%) COBIT
7 52 (0.57%) MiFID
8 46 (0.50%) PCI DSS
9 44 (0.48%) JSP 440
10 29 (0.32%) PMBOK
11 27 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 23 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 19 (0.21%) FATCA
13 19 (0.21%) GxP
13 19 (0.21%) P3O
14 15 (0.16%) SEPA
15 13 (0.14%) COREP
15 13 (0.14%) Solvency II
16 11 (0.12%) UCITS
17 10 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 293 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 194 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (0.85%) XenApp
4 67 (0.74%) XenDesktop
5 60 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 49 (0.54%) XenServer
7 41 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 40 (0.44%) vSphere
9 30 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 22 (0.24%) Docker
10 22 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 18 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 14 (0.15%) UAG
13 12 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.12%) Firmware
15 10 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (0.099%) BitLocker
16 9 (0.099%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 70 (0.77%) Puppet
2 68 (0.75%) SCCM
3 53 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (0.52%) XenMobile
5 45 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 42 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 41 (0.45%) EdgeSight
8 39 (0.43%) SCOM
9 35 (0.38%) SafeCom
10 25 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
10 25 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (0.24%) Ansible
12 21 (0.23%) Tivoli
13 16 (0.18%) Nagios
13 16 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (0.18%) QRadar
14 14 (0.15%) AirWatch
15 13 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
15 13 (0.14%) RSA Archer
16 12 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1151 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 532 (5.84%) Oracle
3 507 (5.56%) SAP
4 271 (2.97%) Cisco
5 268 (2.94%) VMware
6 250 (2.74%) HP
7 242 (2.66%) Citrix
8 144 (1.58%) IBM
9 123 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 105 (1.15%) Adobe
11 94 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 87 (0.95%) CheckPoint
13 76 (0.83%) F5
14 61 (0.67%) NetApp
15 59 (0.65%) ServiceNow
16 53 (0.58%) Sun
17 52 (0.57%) Google
18 43 (0.47%) Remedy
19 40 (0.44%) AppSense
19 40 (0.44%) Cognos
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Networkers
Rate: £40.00 - £43.00 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £800 per day NEG - Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £450.0 - £500.0 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Rate: From £31,656 to £36,672 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £270 to £290 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Royal Geographical Society
Rate: From £18,081 to £19,338 per annum (3 days per week)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £430 per day Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Shropshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
JM
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £35 to £37 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago