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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4847 4753 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.56% 9.56% 9.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.48% 12.69% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3096 2998 2421
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 59 136
Average hourly rate £25.31 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.68% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.21 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.50 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
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
38847 37469 31698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.62% 75.37% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 23859 19373
Average daily rate £420 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1110 993
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
London -1 2040 £450 - 487
South East -2 1031 £400 - 268
North West +3 440 £400 - 117
Yorkshire +6 285 £378 +0.66% 92
West Midlands +1 266 £360 - 60
East of England +4 265 £413 -2.94% 91
South West -7 245 £375 - 73
East Midlands +1 151 £403 +10.27% 45
North East +4 77 £375 +3.44% 12
Midlands -9 8 £450 +20.00% 4
South Coast -2 2 - -
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2882 (31.59%) Finance
2 2519 (27.61%) PRINCE2
3 1741 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1692 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1105 (12.11%) Microsoft
6 1035 (11.35%) Banking
7 1005 (11.02%) MS Excel
8 945 (10.36%) ITIL
9 902 (9.89%) MS Project
10 899 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
11 856 (9.38%) Change Management
12 787 (8.63%) Degree
13 737 (8.08%) Security Cleared
14 705 (7.73%) MS Office
15 676 (7.41%) Retail
16 659 (7.22%) Migration
17 644 (7.06%) PMI Certification
18 642 (7.04%) Business Analysis
19 572 (6.27%) Risk Management
20 555 (6.08%) Programme Management
21 552 (6.05%) Telecoms
22 546 (5.99%) SQL
23 538 (5.90%) Windows
24 515 (5.65%) SAP
25 514 (5.63%) Project Planning
26 512 (5.61%) SC Cleared
27 507 (5.56%) Waterfall
28 485 (5.32%) Oracle
29 470 (5.15%) SharePoint
30 449 (4.92%) Scrum

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 470 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 99 (1.09%) CMS
3 78 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 70 (0.77%) SAS
5 68 (0.75%) Lync
6 52 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 51 (0.56%) IIS
8 37 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 35 (0.38%) Confluence
10 34 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 32 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 29 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 29 (0.32%) Apache
13 28 (0.31%) IBM Notes
14 24 (0.26%) OpenStack
15 23 (0.25%) Tomcat
16 21 (0.23%) MS Project Server
17 20 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
18 16 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
19 15 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1005 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 902 (9.89%) MS Project
3 705 (7.73%) MS Office
4 433 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 334 (3.66%) MS Visio
6 39 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.14%) Open Workbench
10 12 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.11%) SPSS
12 6 (0.066%) Shockwave
13 5 (0.055%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.055%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.044%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.044%) Simulink
14 4 (0.044%) InDesign
15 3 (0.033%) Stateflow
15 3 (0.033%) TargetLink
15 3 (0.033%) Revit
Business Applications
1 87 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 42 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 39 (0.43%) SAP ERP
5 33 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 31 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 23 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 21 (0.23%) Agresso
9 20 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 20 (0.22%) Primavera
10 19 (0.21%) Markit EDM
11 18 (0.20%) SAP CO
11 18 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
11 18 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
12 17 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
12 17 (0.19%) SAP MM
13 16 (0.18%) SAP SD
13 16 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
13 16 (0.18%) Maximo
14 15 (0.16%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 57 (0.62%) Office 365
2 52 (0.57%) SaaS
3 43 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
5 25 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 18 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.19%) PaaS
9 14 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (0.12%) IaaS
11 9 (0.099%) Heroku
12 8 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.077%) Yammer
14 5 (0.055%) GitHub
15 4 (0.044%) Force.com
16 3 (0.033%) IBM Blueworks
16 3 (0.033%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.033%) Taleo
17 2 (0.022%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 202 (2.21%) Firewall
2 181 (1.98%) WAN
3 174 (1.91%) LAN
4 146 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 134 (1.47%) SAN
6 124 (1.36%) Internet
7 101 (1.11%) DNS
8 100 (1.10%) Intranet
9 79 (0.87%) VPN
10 58 (0.64%) MPLS
11 57 (0.62%) DHCP
12 55 (0.60%) VoIP
13 53 (0.58%) Network Security
13 53 (0.58%) NAS
14 42 (0.46%) Wireless
14 42 (0.46%) 4G
15 37 (0.41%) 3G
15 37 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
16 36 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
17 33 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 193 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (0.95%) Big Data
4 75 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (0.76%) MySQL
6 67 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
7 61 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 60 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 52 (0.57%) QlikView
10 41 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 41 (0.45%) DB2
11 37 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 34 (0.37%) SAP BW
13 31 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (0.32%) NoSQL
14 29 (0.32%) Hadoop
15 28 (0.31%) MongoDB
16 26 (0.29%) Data Mining
17 25 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 126 (1.38%) JIRA
2 75 (0.82%) Subversion
3 55 (0.60%) Git (software)
4 54 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (0.43%) ClearCase
6 38 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 33 (0.36%) NUnit
8 31 (0.34%) Rational Rose
9 30 (0.33%) Ant
10 27 (0.30%) GoogleTest
10 27 (0.30%) CppUnit
11 21 (0.23%) TeamCity
12 20 (0.22%) Selenium
13 17 (0.19%) Maven
14 16 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 16 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (0.16%) JUnit
15 15 (0.16%) LoadRunner
16 14 (0.15%) Axure RP
16 14 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 2882 (31.59%) Finance
2 1035 (11.35%) Banking
3 676 (7.41%) Retail
4 552 (6.05%) Telecoms
5 364 (3.99%) Marketing
6 266 (2.92%) Legal
7 245 (2.69%) Investment Banking
8 192 (2.10%) Manufacturing
9 139 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 134 (1.47%) Back Office
11 123 (1.35%) Law
12 115 (1.26%) Retail Banking
13 105 (1.15%) Front Office
14 95 (1.04%) Advertising
15 90 (0.99%) Publishing
16 86 (0.94%) Local Government
17 82 (0.90%) Financial Institution
18 75 (0.82%) Billing
19 67 (0.73%) Automotive
20 52 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4089 (44.83%) Project Manager
2 1317 (14.44%) Analyst
3 753 (8.25%) Business Analyst
4 362 (3.97%) Senior Manager
5 335 (3.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 311 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
7 308 (3.38%) Consultant
8 305 (3.34%) Programme Manager
9 301 (3.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 294 (3.22%) Developer
11 285 (3.12%) IT Project Manager
12 270 (2.96%) Architect
12 270 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
13 224 (2.46%) Technical Manager
14 218 (2.39%) Coordinator
15 206 (2.26%) Business Manager
16 172 (1.89%) Agile Project Manager
17 170 (1.86%) Technical Project Manager
18 161 (1.76%) SAP Manager
19 156 (1.71%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (3.20%) .NET
2 247 (2.71%) HTML
3 187 (2.05%) Web Services
4 151 (1.66%) Middleware
5 139 (1.52%) CSS
6 123 (1.35%) XML
7 111 (1.22%) ASP.NET
8 81 (0.89%) jQuery
8 81 (0.89%) JSP
9 58 (0.64%) HTML5
10 48 (0.53%) J2EE
11 40 (0.44%) Ajax
12 39 (0.43%) REST
13 36 (0.39%) Spring
13 36 (0.39%) .NET Framework
14 35 (0.38%) SOAP
15 33 (0.36%) RESTful
16 31 (0.34%) CSS3
17 30 (0.33%) WCF
18 29 (0.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 899 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 391 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 283 (3.10%) PMI
4 211 (2.31%) NHS
5 204 (2.24%) User Experience
6 179 (1.96%) Open Source
7 146 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 103 (1.13%) Derivative
9 91 (1.00%) Equities
10 86 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 82 (0.90%) FMCG
12 81 (0.89%) Economics
13 76 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 63 (0.69%) Fixed Income
15 56 (0.61%) Social Media
16 52 (0.57%) Data Integration
17 50 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
18 46 (0.50%) Market Risk
19 44 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
20 42 (0.46%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 538 (5.90%) Windows
2 281 (3.08%) UNIX
3 277 (3.04%) Linux
4 107 (1.17%) Windows 7
5 95 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 74 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (0.55%) Solaris
9 49 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 47 (0.52%) Android
11 45 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 37 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.21%) AIX
14 14 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.099%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.077%) Debian
17 6 (0.066%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.066%) Windows 2000
18 5 (0.055%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2519 (27.61%) PRINCE2
2 1741 (19.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1692 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
4 945 (10.36%) ITIL
5 856 (9.38%) Change Management
6 659 (7.22%) Migration
7 642 (7.04%) Business Analysis
8 572 (6.27%) Risk Management
9 555 (6.08%) Programme Management
10 514 (5.63%) Project Planning
11 507 (5.56%) Waterfall
12 449 (4.92%) Scrum
13 445 (4.88%) Service Delivery
14 386 (4.23%) E-Commerce
15 370 (4.06%) Service Management
16 368 (4.03%) Change Control
17 344 (3.77%) CRM
18 324 (3.55%) PRINCE
19 321 (3.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 313 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 546 (5.99%) SQL
2 263 (2.88%) Java
3 216 (2.37%) JavaScript
4 198 (2.17%) C
5 154 (1.69%) C#
6 109 (1.19%) Python
7 95 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 74 (0.81%) C++
9 54 (0.59%) PHP
10 52 (0.57%) VB
11 48 (0.53%) Ruby
12 47 (0.52%) Perl
13 44 (0.48%) Shell Script
14 43 (0.47%) VBScript
15 39 (0.43%) VBA
15 39 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 39 (0.43%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.20%) ABAP
17 13 (0.14%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.14%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 787 (8.63%) Degree
2 737 (8.08%) Security Cleared
3 644 (7.06%) PMI Certification
4 512 (5.61%) SC Cleared
5 445 (4.88%) PMP
6 386 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 290 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 169 (1.85%) ISEB
9 133 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 125 (1.37%) APMP
11 115 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
12 106 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 100 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 74 (0.81%) CCNA
15 68 (0.75%) ISTQB
16 59 (0.65%) CISSP
17 48 (0.53%) MCITP
18 45 (0.49%) MCSE
19 39 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 36 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (4.66%) QA
2 145 (1.59%) SLA
3 40 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.34%) COBIT
6 30 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.32%) P3O
8 26 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.29%) FATCA
9 24 (0.26%) Solvency II
9 24 (0.26%) EMIR
10 23 (0.25%) GxP
11 20 (0.22%) PMBOK
12 18 (0.20%) GMP
13 16 (0.18%) JSP 440
14 15 (0.16%) ISO 9000
15 14 (0.15%) MiFID
15 14 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 13 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 13 (0.14%) GAMP
System Software
1 219 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 133 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 47 (0.52%) XenApp
5 37 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 25 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 24 (0.26%) vSphere
8 17 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (0.19%) Terminal Server
9 15 (0.16%) Docker
10 12 (0.13%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.11%) XenServer
12 9 (0.099%) NFS
12 9 (0.099%) Firmware
13 8 (0.088%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (0.066%) vCloud
15 5 (0.055%) Varnish
15 5 (0.055%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 66 (0.72%) SCCM
2 42 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (0.44%) SCOM
4 29 (0.32%) Puppet
5 23 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.22%) SCVMM
7 15 (0.16%) EdgeSight
7 15 (0.16%) Control-M
7 15 (0.16%) HP SIM
8 13 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
8 13 (0.14%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
10 10 (0.11%) MOM
10 10 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
10 10 (0.11%) Tivoli
10 10 (0.11%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.088%) OpenView
11 8 (0.088%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.088%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1105 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 515 (5.65%) SAP
3 485 (5.32%) Oracle
4 285 (3.12%) Cisco
5 264 (2.89%) HP
6 223 (2.44%) VMware
7 189 (2.07%) Citrix
8 170 (1.86%) IBM
9 101 (1.11%) CheckPoint
10 90 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
11 80 (0.88%) Adobe
12 70 (0.77%) Business Objects
13 69 (0.76%) Remedy
14 67 (0.73%) Cognos
14 67 (0.73%) F5
15 63 (0.69%) Google
16 56 (0.61%) Red Hat
17 52 (0.57%) Dell
18 46 (0.50%) BMC
19 43 (0.47%) EMC
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 34 minutes ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £1000.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £505 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £150 - £177 Per Day Ltd Co. basis (or equivalent)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £500 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago