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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 16 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4066 5106 4831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.22% 9.65% 9.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.89% 11.99% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 3418 3001
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £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 100 74 88
Median hourly rate £27.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.12% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £54.70 £43.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.00 £30.10
% change year-on-year
-20.31% +6.31%
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
41109 42571 40219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27368 28203 25368
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1139 1122
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -4 1836 £475 +5.55% 387
South East -4 792 £428 +6.87% 155
North West -9 265 £400 -5.88% 58
West Midlands -10 257 £413 +3.12% 70
South West -4 238 £396 +4.21% 53
East of England 0 204 £400 -5.88% 54
Yorkshire -9 199 £400 -0.62% 64
North East -14 115 £325 -27.77% 9
East Midlands -2 110 £400 -5.88% 32
Midlands -4 15 £488 -4.87% 1
South Coast +6 1 £300 -
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2766 (31.84%) Finance
2 2217 (25.52%) PRINCE2
3 2200 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1824 (21.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1124 (12.94%) Microsoft
6 995 (11.46%) ITIL
7 908 (10.45%) Security Cleared
8 886 (10.20%) MS Excel
9 874 (10.06%) Change Management
10 869 (10.00%) Banking
11 837 (9.64%) Degree
12 833 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
13 725 (8.35%) Migration
14 694 (7.99%) MS Project
15 679 (7.82%) Business Analysis
16 655 (7.54%) SC Cleared
17 601 (6.92%) Risk Management
18 579 (6.67%) Scrum
19 557 (6.41%) MS Office
20 544 (6.26%) Windows
21 538 (6.19%) PMI Certification
21 538 (6.19%) Programme Management
22 535 (6.16%) Waterfall
23 526 (6.06%) Management Information System
24 521 (6.00%) Retail
25 516 (5.94%) SAP
26 497 (5.72%) Service Delivery
27 486 (5.60%) SQL
28 474 (5.46%) Oracle
29 467 (5.38%) Telecoms

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
1 425 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 125 (1.44%) CMS
3 113 (1.30%) Skype for Business
4 94 (1.08%) Confluence
5 80 (0.92%) IIS
6 68 (0.78%) Apache
7 53 (0.61%) MS Exchange
8 51 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 49 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 41 (0.47%) SAS
11 38 (0.44%) MS Project Server
12 33 (0.38%) WebLogic
13 28 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
14 23 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 23 (0.26%) JBoss
14 23 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 22 (0.25%) IBM Notes
16 19 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 886 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 694 (7.99%) MS Project
3 557 (6.41%) MS Office
4 414 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 333 (3.83%) MS Visio
6 65 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.38%) Photoshop
8 31 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (0.20%) SPSS
10 13 (0.15%) Open Workbench
11 11 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.092%) ProjectWise
14 7 (0.081%) InDesign
15 6 (0.069%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.069%) InVision
16 5 (0.058%) CATIA
17 4 (0.046%) Mingle
17 4 (0.046%) Simulink
18 3 (0.035%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 100 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.50%) Primavera
3 42 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 38 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 36 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 30 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 28 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 28 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
8 25 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 25 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 22 (0.25%) SAP CO
9 22 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
10 20 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
10 20 (0.23%) SAP CRM
11 19 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
12 17 (0.20%) Magento
12 17 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
13 14 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
13 14 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
14 13 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 198 (2.28%) Office 365
2 130 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (1.07%) SaaS
4 85 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
5 64 (0.74%) IaaS
6 47 (0.54%) PaaS
7 35 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 21 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
9 13 (0.15%) Yammer
10 12 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 9 (0.10%) Google Apps
12 8 (0.092%) GitHub
12 8 (0.092%) Taleo
13 7 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.081%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 6 (0.069%) Trello
15 5 (0.058%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 198 (2.28%) Firewall
2 181 (2.08%) WAN
3 166 (1.91%) LAN
4 164 (1.89%) Internet
5 118 (1.36%) DNS
6 111 (1.28%) SAN
7 109 (1.25%) Intranet
8 103 (1.19%) DHCP
9 80 (0.92%) Network Security
10 78 (0.90%) Skype
10 78 (0.90%) TCP/IP
11 75 (0.86%) Wireless
12 72 (0.83%) VPN
13 69 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
14 66 (0.76%) VoIP
15 52 (0.60%) MPLS
16 51 (0.59%) HTTP
17 48 (0.55%) LDAP
18 45 (0.52%) LTE
19 40 (0.46%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 147 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 84 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 80 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 75 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 71 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
7 70 (0.81%) Big Data
8 62 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (0.50%) MySQL
11 40 (0.46%) MS Access
11 40 (0.46%) NonStop SQL
12 39 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
12 39 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 36 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (0.39%) DB2
15 32 (0.37%) Hadoop
16 31 (0.36%) RDBMS
17 30 (0.35%) SAP HANA
18 29 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 225 (2.59%) JIRA
2 64 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 56 (0.64%) Subversion
4 46 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 44 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (0.44%) Axure RP
7 35 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 29 (0.33%) Cucumber
9 28 (0.32%) Selenium
10 27 (0.31%) Visual Studio
11 24 (0.28%) ClearCase
11 24 (0.28%) JUnit
12 21 (0.24%) Ant
12 21 (0.24%) GoogleTest
12 21 (0.24%) NUnit
13 19 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
14 18 (0.21%) CppUnit
14 18 (0.21%) Maven
15 17 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
16 14 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 2766 (31.84%) Finance
2 869 (10.00%) Banking
3 521 (6.00%) Retail
4 467 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 333 (3.83%) Marketing
6 279 (3.21%) Legal
7 207 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 175 (2.01%) Investment Banking
9 130 (1.50%) Front Office
10 123 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 112 (1.29%) Back Office
12 109 (1.25%) Law
13 92 (1.06%) Automotive
14 90 (1.04%) Retail Banking
15 79 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
16 64 (0.74%) Publishing
17 63 (0.73%) Advertising
18 60 (0.69%) Billing
19 48 (0.55%) Local Government
20 41 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 3723 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 1155 (13.30%) Analyst
3 682 (7.85%) Business Analyst
4 547 (6.30%) IT Manager
5 455 (5.24%) IT Project Manager
6 429 (4.94%) Senior Manager
7 375 (4.32%) Architect
8 368 (4.24%) Infrastructure Manager
9 342 (3.94%) Senior Project Manager
10 326 (3.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 318 (3.66%) Consultant
12 289 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
13 258 (2.97%) Programme Manager
14 239 (2.75%) Technical Manager
15 231 (2.66%) Developer
16 212 (2.44%) Digital Project Manager
17 184 (2.12%) Technical Project Manager
18 173 (1.99%) Security Manager
19 165 (1.90%) Agile Project Manager
20 164 (1.89%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (2.73%) HTML
2 193 (2.22%) .NET
3 170 (1.96%) Web Services
4 163 (1.88%) CSS
5 130 (1.50%) XML
6 129 (1.49%) Middleware
7 75 (0.86%) J2EE
8 54 (0.62%) ASP.NET
9 51 (0.59%) SOAP
10 50 (0.58%) HTML5
11 46 (0.53%) JSP
12 38 (0.44%) jQuery
13 36 (0.41%) .NET Framework
14 33 (0.38%) Node.js
15 32 (0.37%) AngularJS
16 29 (0.33%) REST
17 28 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
18 25 (0.29%) CSS3
18 25 (0.29%) LAMP
19 24 (0.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 833 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 526 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 447 (5.15%) Data Centre
4 296 (3.41%) PMI
5 224 (2.58%) User Experience
6 220 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 162 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 120 (1.38%) NHS
9 91 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 76 (0.87%) Equities
11 73 (0.84%) Mainframe
12 71 (0.82%) Fixed Income
13 68 (0.78%) FMCG
14 62 (0.71%) Derivative
15 61 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 56 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
17 55 (0.63%) Statistics
18 52 (0.60%) Visualisation
19 46 (0.53%) Data Integration
20 44 (0.51%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 544 (6.26%) Windows
2 329 (3.79%) Linux
3 270 (3.11%) Unix
4 207 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 128 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 70 (0.81%) Solaris
9 60 (0.69%) Apple iOS
10 56 (0.64%) AIX
11 53 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 50 (0.58%) Android
13 48 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (0.48%) Windows 10
15 21 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 14 (0.16%) Mac OS X
17 13 (0.15%) CentOS
18 10 (0.12%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.10%) Mac OS
20 8 (0.092%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2217 (25.52%) PRINCE2
2 2200 (25.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1824 (21.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 995 (11.46%) ITIL
5 874 (10.06%) Change Management
6 725 (8.35%) Migration
7 679 (7.82%) Business Analysis
8 601 (6.92%) Risk Management
9 579 (6.67%) Scrum
10 538 (6.19%) Programme Management
11 535 (6.16%) Waterfall
12 497 (5.72%) Service Delivery
13 425 (4.89%) SDLC
14 421 (4.85%) Agile Project Management
15 418 (4.81%) Service Management
16 416 (4.79%) Project Planning
17 396 (4.56%) CRM
18 385 (4.43%) Change Control
19 363 (4.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 359 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 486 (5.60%) SQL
2 284 (3.27%) Java
3 218 (2.51%) JavaScript
4 186 (2.14%) C
5 115 (1.32%) C#
6 104 (1.20%) Python
7 71 (0.82%) C++
8 64 (0.74%) PHP
9 63 (0.73%) Perl
10 59 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 48 (0.55%) T-SQL
12 46 (0.53%) Ruby
13 42 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 33 (0.38%) PL/SQL
14 33 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 29 (0.33%) VB
16 26 (0.30%) COBOL
17 24 (0.28%) VBA
18 17 (0.20%) R
18 17 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 908 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 837 (9.64%) Degree
3 655 (7.54%) SC Cleared
4 538 (6.19%) PMI Certification
5 455 (5.24%) PMP
6 311 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 273 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 165 (1.90%) ISEB
9 150 (1.73%) CISSP
10 145 (1.67%) DV Cleared
11 121 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
12 118 (1.36%) APMP
13 107 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
14 101 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
15 78 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
16 62 (0.71%) CISM
17 57 (0.66%) CCNA
18 55 (0.63%) CISA
19 54 (0.62%) CLAS
20 52 (0.60%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (3.94%) QA
2 171 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 134 (1.54%) SLA
4 106 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 74 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 61 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 50 (0.58%) MiFID
8 49 (0.56%) COBIT
9 45 (0.52%) JSP 440
10 34 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 23 (0.26%) PMBOK
12 19 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 18 (0.21%) FATCA
14 16 (0.18%) P3O
15 13 (0.15%) COREP
15 13 (0.15%) EMIR
15 13 (0.15%) GxP
16 12 (0.14%) UCITS
17 11 (0.13%) SEPA
17 11 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 277 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 171 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (0.86%) XenApp
4 68 (0.78%) XenDesktop
5 51 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 51 (0.59%) XenServer
6 34 (0.39%) vSphere
7 32 (0.37%) Hyper-V
8 25 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 22 (0.25%) Docker
10 20 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.17%) Firmware
12 14 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 14 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (0.16%) UAG
13 13 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (0.10%) BitLocker
14 9 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
14 9 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 68 (0.78%) Puppet
2 60 (0.69%) SCCM
3 52 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (0.48%) XenMobile
5 40 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 39 (0.45%) EdgeSight
7 38 (0.44%) SafeCom
7 38 (0.44%) SCOM
8 35 (0.40%) NetBackup
9 28 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 24 (0.28%) Ansible
11 22 (0.25%) Tivoli
12 21 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 16 (0.18%) QRadar
14 14 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
14 14 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
14 14 (0.16%) Salt
15 12 (0.14%) Nagios
16 11 (0.13%) RSA Archer
16 11 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1124 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 516 (5.94%) SAP
3 474 (5.46%) Oracle
4 246 (2.83%) Cisco
5 242 (2.79%) HP
6 232 (2.67%) VMware
7 204 (2.35%) Citrix
8 147 (1.69%) IBM
9 122 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 92 (1.06%) Adobe
11 82 (0.94%) CheckPoint
12 80 (0.92%) Red Hat
13 75 (0.86%) F5
14 66 (0.76%) ServiceNow
15 49 (0.56%) Sun
16 48 (0.55%) Google
17 45 (0.52%) NetApp
18 40 (0.46%) AppSense
19 39 (0.45%) Remedy
20 38 (0.44%) Symantec
City, London
Red10
Rate: £525 - £575 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £140 - £200 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
APM Resources
Rate: From £550 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Climate-KIC
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + Per Day - Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £425 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago