The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 7 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5028 4101 5260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.80% 9.52% 9.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.25% 13.03% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3144 2409 3105
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 138 105
Average hourly rate £33.75 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £17.20 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.30 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +4 2304 £450 -5.26% 549
South East 0 1018 £400 - 222
South West +15 359 £388 +1.97% 95
North West -2 327 £400 +14.28% 92
East of England -3 278 £425 +6.25% 85
West Midlands 0 233 £360 -10.00% 75
Yorkshire -6 201 £376 -1.50% 60
East Midlands 0 165 £375 - 37
North East -5 74 £360 -20.00% 8
Midlands +7 27 £375 +7.14% 1
South Coast - 4 £475 -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2938 (31.92%) Finance
2 2636 (28.64%) PRINCE2
3 1678 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1172 (12.73%) Banking
5 1087 (11.81%) Microsoft
6 1023 (11.11%) Change Management
7 957 (10.40%) MS Excel
8 929 (10.09%) ITIL
9 852 (9.26%) MS Project
10 809 (8.79%) Degree
11 758 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
12 729 (7.92%) Business Analysis
13 683 (7.42%) Migration
14 645 (7.01%) MS Office
15 642 (6.97%) Security Cleared
16 623 (6.77%) PMI Certification
17 619 (6.72%) SAP
18 589 (6.40%) Oracle
19 584 (6.34%) Retail
20 564 (6.13%) Windows
21 556 (6.04%) SharePoint
22 523 (5.68%) SQL
22 523 (5.68%) Telecoms
23 522 (5.67%) Risk Management
24 500 (5.43%) Scrum
25 472 (5.13%) Service Management
26 469 (5.10%) Project Planning
27 464 (5.04%) Programme Management
28 447 (4.86%) E-Commerce
29 444 (4.82%) SC Cleared

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 556 (6.04%) SharePoint
2 100 (1.09%) CMS
3 97 (1.05%) WebSphere
4 93 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 70 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 65 (0.71%) MS Project Server
6 65 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 56 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 55 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 51 (0.55%) IIS
10 47 (0.51%) Lync
11 44 (0.48%) Apache
12 42 (0.46%) IBM Notes
13 37 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
14 27 (0.29%) WebLogic
15 25 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 24 (0.26%) Confluence
17 19 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
17 19 (0.21%) Drupal
18 17 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 957 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 852 (9.26%) MS Project
3 645 (7.01%) MS Office
4 433 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 324 (3.52%) MS Visio
6 84 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 34 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 12 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 11 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.076%) Mingle
12 7 (0.076%) Fireworks
13 6 (0.065%) CATIA
13 6 (0.065%) InDesign
14 5 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.043%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.033%) SPSS
17 2 (0.022%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 72 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 35 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (0.32%) SAP CRM
5 27 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 27 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 26 (0.28%) SAP ERP
7 24 (0.26%) Magento
8 23 (0.25%) CA Clarity
9 22 (0.24%) SAP CO
9 22 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
9 22 (0.24%) SAP SD
10 20 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
11 19 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
12 18 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
13 17 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 16 (0.17%) Maximo
14 16 (0.17%) Google Analytics
14 16 (0.17%) SAP SRM
14 16 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 63 (0.68%) SaaS
2 37 (0.40%) Office 365
3 27 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.15%) IaaS
6 9 (0.098%) PaaS
7 7 (0.076%) Force.com
7 7 (0.076%) Taleo
8 5 (0.054%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
10 3 (0.033%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.022%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.011%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.011%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.011%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 195 (2.12%) Internet
2 169 (1.84%) WAN
3 165 (1.79%) LAN
4 162 (1.76%) Firewall
5 131 (1.42%) Intranet
6 91 (0.99%) SAN
7 81 (0.88%) DNS
8 80 (0.87%) TCP/IP
9 73 (0.79%) VoIP
10 66 (0.72%) MPLS
11 62 (0.67%) VPN
12 56 (0.61%) Wireless
13 53 (0.58%) Network Security
14 52 (0.56%) Multicast
15 46 (0.50%) DHCP
16 45 (0.49%) Ethernet
17 44 (0.48%) SDH
18 36 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
19 35 (0.38%) ATM
20 34 (0.37%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 212 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 98 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 86 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 72 (0.78%) MySQL
6 59 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 50 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 49 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 48 (0.52%) RDBMS
11 37 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 35 (0.38%) Data Mining
13 30 (0.33%) SAP BW
14 29 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (0.30%) QlikView
16 27 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
16 27 (0.29%) MS Access
17 25 (0.27%) DB2
18 24 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 110 (1.20%) JIRA
2 74 (0.80%) Subversion
3 31 (0.34%) NUnit
4 29 (0.32%) Visual Studio
4 29 (0.32%) Ant
5 27 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (0.28%) Maven
6 26 (0.28%) ClearCase
7 25 (0.27%) Git (software)
8 23 (0.25%) JUnit
9 22 (0.24%) Rational Rose
10 21 (0.23%) Axure RP
10 21 (0.23%) Selenium
11 18 (0.20%) GoogleTest
12 17 (0.18%) CppUnit
13 15 (0.16%) Jenkins
13 15 (0.16%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
14 13 (0.14%) QuickTest Pro
14 13 (0.14%) Toad
General
1 2938 (31.92%) Finance
2 1172 (12.73%) Banking
3 584 (6.34%) Retail
4 523 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 396 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 331 (3.60%) Marketing
7 225 (2.44%) Legal
8 199 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 180 (1.96%) Front Office
10 157 (1.71%) Back Office
11 142 (1.54%) Retail Banking
12 123 (1.34%) Publishing
13 117 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 112 (1.22%) Financial Institution
15 104 (1.13%) Advertising
16 97 (1.05%) Billing
17 80 (0.87%) German Language
18 79 (0.86%) Law
19 61 (0.66%) Games
20 59 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4190 (45.52%) Project Manager
2 1388 (15.08%) Analyst
3 807 (8.77%) Business Analyst
4 376 (4.08%) Consultant
5 366 (3.98%) Senior Manager
6 312 (3.39%) Architect
7 307 (3.34%) Senior Project Manager
8 305 (3.31%) Programme Manager
9 300 (3.26%) IT Project Manager
10 255 (2.77%) Developer
11 251 (2.73%) Infrastructure Manager
12 238 (2.59%) Technical Manager
13 219 (2.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 216 (2.35%) Business Manager
15 193 (2.10%) Coordinator
16 192 (2.09%) Delivery Manager
17 188 (2.04%) Change Manager
17 188 (2.04%) Technical Project Manager
18 177 (1.92%) SAP Manager
19 156 (1.69%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (3.38%) .NET
2 242 (2.63%) HTML
3 220 (2.39%) XML
4 160 (1.74%) CSS
5 135 (1.47%) Web Services
6 106 (1.15%) Middleware
7 96 (1.04%) Ajax
8 91 (0.99%) jQuery
9 89 (0.97%) J2EE
10 67 (0.73%) Spring
11 66 (0.72%) ASP.NET
12 58 (0.63%) HTML5
13 54 (0.59%) JSP
14 47 (0.51%) Flash
15 43 (0.47%) Velocity
16 40 (0.43%) CSS3
17 36 (0.39%) Struts
17 36 (0.39%) Rendezvous
17 36 (0.39%) JSON
18 35 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 386 (4.19%) Management Information System
2 330 (3.59%) PMI
3 181 (1.97%) NHS
4 120 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 107 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 105 (1.14%) Derivative
7 102 (1.11%) Equities
8 96 (1.04%) Fixed Income
9 91 (0.99%) Social Media
10 84 (0.91%) FMCG
11 80 (0.87%) Open Source
12 79 (0.86%) Mobile App
13 67 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 61 (0.66%) Mainframe
15 58 (0.63%) Credit Risk
16 54 (0.59%) Blackberry
17 49 (0.53%) Reference Data
18 43 (0.47%) Market Risk
19 42 (0.46%) Digital Media
20 39 (0.42%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 564 (6.13%) Windows
2 306 (3.32%) UNIX
3 294 (3.19%) Linux
4 127 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 98 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 43 (0.47%) Solaris
10 40 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 36 (0.39%) AIX
12 35 (0.38%) Android
13 23 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.11%) HPUX
17 8 (0.087%) zOS
18 6 (0.065%) SUSE
18 6 (0.065%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2636 (28.64%) PRINCE2
2 1678 (18.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 1023 (11.11%) Change Management
4 929 (10.09%) ITIL
5 758 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
6 729 (7.92%) Business Analysis
7 683 (7.42%) Migration
8 522 (5.67%) Risk Management
9 500 (5.43%) Scrum
10 472 (5.13%) Service Management
11 469 (5.10%) Project Planning
12 464 (5.04%) Programme Management
13 447 (4.86%) E-Commerce
14 431 (4.68%) Change Control
15 420 (4.56%) Service Delivery
16 416 (4.52%) CRM
17 390 (4.24%) PRINCE
18 329 (3.57%) Time Management
19 328 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
20 304 (3.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 523 (5.68%) SQL
2 357 (3.88%) Java
3 186 (2.02%) C
4 184 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 125 (1.36%) C#
6 78 (0.85%) Python
7 74 (0.80%) PHP
8 71 (0.77%) Perl
9 59 (0.64%) PowerShell
10 57 (0.62%) VBA
11 47 (0.51%) C++
12 33 (0.36%) PL/SQL
13 32 (0.35%) VB
14 29 (0.32%) Ruby
15 25 (0.27%) ABAP
16 22 (0.24%) T-SQL
17 20 (0.22%) ActionScript
18 19 (0.21%) VB.NET
19 15 (0.16%) R
19 15 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 809 (8.79%) Degree
2 642 (6.97%) Security Cleared
3 623 (6.77%) PMI Certification
4 444 (4.82%) SC Cleared
5 440 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 422 (4.58%) PMP
7 299 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 151 (1.64%) ISEB
9 109 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 107 (1.16%) APMP
11 88 (0.96%) DV Cleared
12 80 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 75 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
14 50 (0.54%) MCSE
15 47 (0.51%) ISTQB
16 43 (0.47%) CISSP
17 38 (0.41%) CCNP
18 33 (0.36%) CCNA
19 27 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
20 24 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (3.95%) QA
2 163 (1.77%) SLA
3 39 (0.42%) EMIR
4 36 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
7 27 (0.29%) COBIT
8 25 (0.27%) P3O
8 25 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.25%) FATCA
9 23 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 17 (0.18%) GxP
12 12 (0.13%) Basel III
13 11 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 8 (0.087%) MiFID
14 8 (0.087%) WAI
15 7 (0.076%) BS25999
15 7 (0.076%) Basel II
15 7 (0.076%) GAAP
System Software
1 209 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 150 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 42 (0.46%) XenApp
5 29 (0.32%) vSphere
6 27 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 23 (0.25%) VMware ESX
8 14 (0.15%) XenServer
9 12 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.087%) Xen
12 6 (0.065%) UAG
12 6 (0.065%) PowerHA
13 5 (0.054%) Varnish
13 5 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.043%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.033%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 79 (0.86%) SCCM
2 54 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (0.30%) SCOM
4 22 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 21 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 19 (0.21%) WSUS
7 11 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 11 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (0.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 11 (0.12%) MOM
8 10 (0.11%) NetBackup
8 10 (0.11%) Puppet
9 9 (0.098%) Oracle EDQ
9 9 (0.098%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (0.087%) Data Guard
11 7 (0.076%) HP UCMDB
11 7 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.076%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.076%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1087 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 619 (6.72%) SAP
3 589 (6.40%) Oracle
4 212 (2.30%) VMware
5 211 (2.29%) Cisco
6 170 (1.85%) IBM
7 163 (1.77%) HP
8 156 (1.69%) Citrix
9 105 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 84 (0.91%) Red Hat
11 77 (0.84%) Business Objects
12 72 (0.78%) Remedy
13 66 (0.72%) Cognos
14 58 (0.63%) EMC
15 57 (0.62%) Adobe
16 53 (0.58%) CheckPoint
17 50 (0.54%) TIBCO
18 45 (0.49%) Avaya
18 45 (0.49%) Siebel
18 45 (0.49%) NetApp
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus, company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The 100 Company
Rate: TBC
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £360 to £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £325 - £340 per annum + 3 months +
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago