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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 16 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3948 5037 4600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 9.53% 8.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.53% 11.75% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2635 3369 2931
Median daily rate £438 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 78 81
Median hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.53% +14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £13.35 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £55.00 £44.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +4.80%
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
41418 42868 40272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.42% 81.15% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27632 28487 25583
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1180 1121
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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
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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 -6 1784 £475 +5.55% 328
South East -5 720 £425 +6.25% 148
North West -10 288 £413 -2.94% 77
West Midlands -6 272 £425 +6.25% 71
South West +2 220 £390 -2.50% 35
East of England -1 198 £400 -8.57% 60
Yorkshire -7 186 £400 - 50
East Midlands -4 131 £425 +3.03% 31
North East -7 113 £340 -17.57% 3
Midlands -1 17 £500 +2.56%
South Coast +3 1 £300 -
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 2628 (31.79%) Finance
2 2158 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 2049 (24.78%) PRINCE2
4 1764 (21.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 1068 (12.92%) Microsoft
6 947 (11.45%) ITIL
7 880 (10.64%) Security Cleared
8 866 (10.47%) MS Excel
9 823 (9.95%) Banking
9 823 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
10 805 (9.74%) Degree
11 802 (9.70%) Change Management
12 714 (8.64%) Migration
13 672 (8.13%) Business Analysis
14 650 (7.86%) MS Project
15 643 (7.78%) SC Cleared
16 570 (6.89%) Scrum
17 546 (6.60%) Programme Management
18 543 (6.57%) Windows
19 541 (6.54%) MS Office
20 531 (6.42%) Risk Management
21 526 (6.36%) Waterfall
22 503 (6.08%) Service Delivery
23 500 (6.05%) PMI Certification
24 492 (5.95%) Retail
25 491 (5.94%) SAP
26 485 (5.87%) Management Information System
27 465 (5.62%) SQL
28 444 (5.37%) PMP
29 438 (5.30%) Oracle

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
1 374 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 119 (1.44%) CMS
3 90 (1.09%) Skype for Business
4 86 (1.04%) Confluence
5 84 (1.02%) IIS
6 66 (0.80%) Apache
7 54 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 45 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 44 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 37 (0.45%) SAS
11 34 (0.41%) MS Project Server
12 31 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 26 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 24 (0.29%) IBM Notes
15 23 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 22 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (0.24%) JBoss
19 18 (0.22%) Drupal
19 18 (0.22%) iPlanet
Applications
1 866 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 650 (7.86%) MS Project
3 541 (6.54%) MS Office
4 415 (5.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 329 (3.98%) MS Visio
6 64 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 23 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 13 (0.16%) SPSS
10 10 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.085%) InDesign
12 6 (0.073%) InVision
12 6 (0.073%) ProjectWise
13 5 (0.060%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.060%) CATIA
14 4 (0.048%) Mingle
14 4 (0.048%) Windchill
15 3 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 88 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.54%) Primavera
3 39 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 36 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 29 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 27 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 26 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 26 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
8 24 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 22 (0.27%) SAP CRM
10 21 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
10 21 (0.25%) SAP CO
10 21 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
11 17 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
11 17 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
12 15 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 15 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
13 13 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 201 (2.43%) Office 365
2 125 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (1.06%) SaaS
4 68 (0.82%) IaaS
5 45 (0.54%) PaaS
6 34 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 17 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 14 (0.17%) Yammer
10 13 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
11 10 (0.12%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.11%) GitHub
12 9 (0.11%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.097%) IBM Cloud
13 8 (0.097%) Taleo
14 6 (0.073%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 6 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.060%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 184 (2.23%) Firewall
2 172 (2.08%) WAN
3 165 (2.00%) LAN
4 158 (1.91%) Internet
5 113 (1.37%) DNS
6 109 (1.32%) Intranet
7 103 (1.25%) DHCP
8 95 (1.15%) SAN
9 74 (0.90%) TCP/IP
10 73 (0.88%) Network Security
11 68 (0.82%) Wireless
12 67 (0.81%) VPN
13 65 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
14 59 (0.71%) VoIP
15 54 (0.65%) Skype
16 53 (0.64%) HTTP
16 53 (0.64%) MPLS
17 43 (0.52%) LDAP
18 39 (0.47%) BIG-IP
18 39 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 134 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 81 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 79 (0.96%) Data Mining
5 75 (0.91%) Big Data
6 72 (0.87%) Oracle Database
7 66 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 65 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 42 (0.51%) NonStop SQL
11 40 (0.48%) Hadoop
12 39 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (0.42%) RDBMS
14 33 (0.40%) MySQL
15 32 (0.39%) SAP HANA
15 32 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 31 (0.37%) MS Access
16 31 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (0.36%) GIS
18 27 (0.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 232 (2.81%) JIRA
2 70 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 55 (0.67%) Subversion
4 51 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 41 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 29 (0.35%) Axure RP
7 29 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 27 (0.33%) Selenium
9 24 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 22 (0.27%) JUnit
11 21 (0.25%) ClearCase
12 18 (0.22%) Ant
12 18 (0.22%) Maven
13 17 (0.21%) GoogleTest
13 17 (0.21%) NUnit
13 17 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
14 16 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
14 16 (0.19%) TeamCity
15 15 (0.18%) CppUnit
General
1 2628 (31.79%) Finance
2 823 (9.95%) Banking
3 492 (5.95%) Retail
4 402 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 314 (3.80%) Marketing
6 268 (3.24%) Legal
7 191 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 168 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 130 (1.57%) Front Office
10 120 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 106 (1.28%) Back Office
12 102 (1.23%) Law
13 84 (1.02%) Retail Banking
14 78 (0.94%) Automotive
15 67 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 60 (0.73%) Advertising
17 57 (0.69%) Publishing
18 54 (0.65%) Billing
19 49 (0.59%) Local Government
20 44 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 3448 (41.70%) Project Manager
2 1122 (13.57%) Analyst
3 655 (7.92%) Business Analyst
4 506 (6.12%) IT Manager
5 409 (4.95%) IT Project Manager
6 386 (4.67%) Senior Manager
7 335 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
8 334 (4.04%) Architect
9 309 (3.74%) Consultant
10 306 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
11 292 (3.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 276 (3.34%) Delivery Manager
13 270 (3.27%) Programme Manager
14 236 (2.85%) Developer
15 224 (2.71%) Technical Manager
16 194 (2.35%) Digital Project Manager
17 164 (1.98%) Technical Project Manager
18 156 (1.89%) Business Manager
19 154 (1.86%) Security Manager
20 152 (1.84%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (2.79%) HTML
2 182 (2.20%) .NET
3 166 (2.01%) Web Services
4 158 (1.91%) CSS
5 122 (1.48%) Middleware
6 111 (1.34%) XML
7 62 (0.75%) J2EE
8 57 (0.69%) ASP.NET
9 55 (0.67%) HTML5
10 50 (0.60%) SOAP
11 47 (0.57%) jQuery
12 38 (0.46%) JSP
13 36 (0.44%) .NET Framework
14 35 (0.42%) Node.js
15 34 (0.41%) REST
16 32 (0.39%) AngularJS
17 26 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
18 25 (0.30%) LAMP
19 24 (0.29%) RESTful
20 23 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 823 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 485 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 438 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 258 (3.12%) PMI
5 217 (2.62%) User Experience
6 204 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 160 (1.94%) Virtual Team
8 119 (1.44%) NHS
9 77 (0.93%) Equities
9 77 (0.93%) Fixed Income
10 73 (0.88%) Mobile App
11 72 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 69 (0.83%) Mainframe
13 68 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 60 (0.73%) Derivative
15 56 (0.68%) FMCG
16 54 (0.65%) Data Integration
17 49 (0.59%) Visualisation
18 48 (0.58%) e-Learning
19 45 (0.54%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 543 (6.57%) Windows
2 321 (3.88%) Linux
3 240 (2.90%) Unix
4 202 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 125 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (0.90%) Solaris
6 74 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (0.73%) Windows 7
8 58 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 54 (0.65%) AIX
11 47 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 45 (0.54%) Android
13 38 (0.46%) Windows 10
14 23 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.18%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.15%) CentOS
17 11 (0.13%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.097%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.097%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2158 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 2049 (24.78%) PRINCE2
3 1764 (21.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 947 (11.45%) ITIL
5 802 (9.70%) Change Management
6 714 (8.64%) Migration
7 672 (8.13%) Business Analysis
8 570 (6.89%) Scrum
9 546 (6.60%) Programme Management
10 531 (6.42%) Risk Management
11 526 (6.36%) Waterfall
12 503 (6.08%) Service Delivery
13 431 (5.21%) Agile Project Management
14 406 (4.91%) Project Planning
15 391 (4.73%) SDLC
16 388 (4.69%) Service Management
17 376 (4.55%) CRM
18 354 (4.28%) Change Control
19 339 (4.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 335 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 465 (5.62%) SQL
2 250 (3.02%) Java
3 210 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 179 (2.16%) C
5 115 (1.39%) C#
6 96 (1.16%) Python
7 64 (0.77%) Perl
8 58 (0.70%) PHP
9 54 (0.65%) C++
10 49 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 46 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 46 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 41 (0.50%) Ruby
13 39 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 36 (0.44%) Shell Script
15 30 (0.36%) VB
16 26 (0.31%) COBOL
17 24 (0.29%) VBA
18 17 (0.21%) R
19 13 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 880 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 805 (9.74%) Degree
3 643 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 500 (6.05%) PMI Certification
5 444 (5.37%) PMP
6 283 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 239 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 166 (2.01%) ISEB
9 151 (1.83%) CISSP
10 146 (1.77%) DV Cleared
11 128 (1.55%) APMP
12 124 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
13 100 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 89 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
15 76 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 60 (0.73%) CISM
17 55 (0.67%) CISA
18 51 (0.62%) CCNA
19 49 (0.59%) MCSE
20 47 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (3.89%) QA
2 147 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 120 (1.45%) SLA
4 96 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 63 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 62 (0.75%) MiFID
7 59 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 46 (0.56%) COBIT
8 46 (0.56%) JSP 440
9 38 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 17 (0.21%) FATCA
12 16 (0.19%) EMIR
12 16 (0.19%) PMBOK
13 14 (0.17%) GxP
13 14 (0.17%) P3O
14 13 (0.16%) SEPA
14 13 (0.16%) UCITS
15 12 (0.15%) Solvency II
16 10 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 259 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 154 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (0.82%) XenApp
4 60 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 51 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 47 (0.57%) XenServer
7 22 (0.27%) vSphere
8 21 (0.25%) Docker
9 17 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 17 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.18%) Firmware
10 15 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.17%) UAG
11 14 (0.17%) VMware ESX
12 13 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.11%) BitLocker
14 9 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
15 8 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (0.90%) Puppet
2 56 (0.68%) SCCM
3 53 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (0.46%) SafeCom
4 38 (0.46%) XenMobile
5 34 (0.41%) SCOM
6 33 (0.40%) EdgeSight
6 33 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 27 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 26 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (0.28%) Ansible
10 20 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 18 (0.22%) Tivoli
12 17 (0.21%) QRadar
13 16 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
14 14 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
14 14 (0.17%) Salt
15 12 (0.15%) WSUS
16 11 (0.13%) OpenView
16 11 (0.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1068 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 491 (5.94%) SAP
3 438 (5.30%) Oracle
4 229 (2.77%) Cisco
5 207 (2.50%) HP
6 203 (2.46%) VMware
7 169 (2.04%) Citrix
8 130 (1.57%) IBM
9 120 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 85 (1.03%) Adobe
11 81 (0.98%) CheckPoint
12 75 (0.91%) F5
12 75 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 63 (0.76%) ServiceNow
14 46 (0.56%) Sun
15 44 (0.53%) Google
16 40 (0.48%) Symantec
17 39 (0.47%) Remedy
18 38 (0.46%) Cognos
18 38 (0.46%) ThinPrint
Chester, Cheshire
ISL
Rate: £30.00 - £45 per hour + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: neg on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
The Duke of Edinburgh s International Award Foundation
Rate: From £32,415 to £39,734 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: ££ Excellent day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per annum + Market rate
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Romec Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North London
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (pro rata)
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
London Borough of Hounslow
Rate: From £37,851 to £40,620 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Romec Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Blake Associates Limited
Rate: From £550 to £900 per day £550 to £900 per day contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £495 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
networx
Rate: From £30,514 to £33,905 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago