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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4364 4325 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.37% 9.10% 9.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.35% 12.25% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2925 2694 2652
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 90 125
Average hourly rate £26.38 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.90 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £45.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.35 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.09% -3.84%
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
38442 35298 34521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.77% 74.26% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25345 22331 20516
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1047 1360
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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
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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 1971 £450 -5.26% 541
South East +1 996 £375 -6.25% 271
North West -5 269 £400 +10.34% 127
East of England +4 265 £400 +3.22% 88
South West +4 264 £400 +7.67% 110
West Midlands +1 206 £380 +4.10% 78
Yorkshire -7 200 £388 -1.89% 95
East Midlands +6 136 £400 +25.00% 41
North East -10 52 £450 +20.00% 11
Midlands -2 13 £409 +8.93% 8
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2829 (30.77%) Finance
2 2493 (27.11%) PRINCE2
3 1698 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
4 1578 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 1184 (12.88%) Microsoft
6 1003 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
7 991 (10.78%) Banking
8 954 (10.38%) MS Excel
9 895 (9.73%) MS Project
9 895 (9.73%) ITIL
10 890 (9.68%) Change Management
11 849 (9.23%) Degree
12 741 (8.06%) Security Cleared
13 688 (7.48%) Business Analysis
14 665 (7.23%) MS Office
15 612 (6.66%) Retail
16 610 (6.63%) Migration
17 592 (6.44%) Oracle
18 558 (6.07%) SAP
19 554 (6.03%) PMI Certification
19 554 (6.03%) Telecoms
20 534 (5.81%) Project Planning
21 533 (5.80%) Risk Management
22 528 (5.74%) Windows
23 518 (5.63%) Programme Management
24 514 (5.59%) SC Cleared
25 508 (5.52%) Scrum
26 498 (5.42%) SQL
27 487 (5.30%) SharePoint
28 456 (4.96%) QA

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 487 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 140 (1.52%) CMS
3 88 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 76 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 69 (0.75%) IIS
5 69 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 61 (0.66%) SAS
7 48 (0.52%) MS Project Server
8 47 (0.51%) Apache
9 45 (0.49%) Tomcat
9 45 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 40 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 37 (0.40%) Lync
12 35 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 29 (0.32%) Confluence
14 27 (0.29%) Drupal
15 25 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
16 23 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
17 20 (0.22%) JBoss
18 19 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 954 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 895 (9.73%) MS Project
3 665 (7.23%) MS Office
4 433 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 317 (3.45%) MS Visio
6 49 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 12 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 11 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.087%) SPSS
13 7 (0.076%) ArcInfo
14 5 (0.054%) InfoPath
14 5 (0.054%) FastStats
15 4 (0.044%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.044%) InDesign
15 4 (0.044%) Acrobat
16 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.022%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 91 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 41 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 32 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 27 (0.29%) Agresso
6 27 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 25 (0.27%) CA Clarity
7 25 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 24 (0.26%) ENOVIA
9 21 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
9 21 (0.23%) SAP FI
9 21 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
10 20 (0.22%) WebTrends
10 20 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 19 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
12 18 (0.20%) SAP SD
13 17 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
14 15 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
14 15 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 72 (0.78%) SaaS
2 43 (0.47%) Office 365
3 22 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (0.21%) PaaS
6 15 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
7 14 (0.15%) Force.com
8 9 (0.098%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.087%) IaaS
10 7 (0.076%) GitHub
11 5 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.033%) Heroku
13 2 (0.022%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.022%) Taleo
14 1 (0.011%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.011%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 177 (1.92%) Firewall
2 173 (1.88%) WAN
3 171 (1.86%) Internet
4 169 (1.84%) LAN
5 116 (1.26%) Intranet
6 108 (1.17%) SAN
7 103 (1.12%) DNS
8 96 (1.04%) 3G
9 94 (1.02%) TCP/IP
10 73 (0.79%) Wireless
11 66 (0.72%) MPLS
12 61 (0.66%) VPN
13 59 (0.64%) DHCP
13 59 (0.64%) 4G
14 58 (0.63%) LTE
15 56 (0.61%) VoIP
16 50 (0.54%) Network Security
17 48 (0.52%) Broadband
18 39 (0.42%) BGP
19 35 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 181 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 130 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 101 (1.10%) MySQL
5 80 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 78 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 75 (0.82%) QlikView
8 61 (0.66%) Big Data
9 45 (0.49%) MS Access
10 43 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 42 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 42 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 36 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 35 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 35 (0.38%) DB2
14 28 (0.30%) SAP BW
15 25 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
15 25 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
16 22 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
17 21 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 115 (1.25%) JIRA
2 82 (0.89%) Subversion
3 52 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 51 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 46 (0.50%) Visual Studio
6 44 (0.48%) NUnit
7 41 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (0.42%) ClearCase
9 30 (0.33%) Ant
9 30 (0.33%) Rational Rose
10 28 (0.30%) JUnit
10 28 (0.30%) ClearQuest
11 25 (0.27%) Selenium
12 24 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
13 22 (0.24%) GoogleTest
13 22 (0.24%) Jenkins
14 21 (0.23%) CppUnit
15 20 (0.22%) SpecFlow
16 19 (0.21%) Eclipse
17 18 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 2829 (30.77%) Finance
2 991 (10.78%) Banking
3 612 (6.66%) Retail
4 554 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 346 (3.76%) Marketing
6 302 (3.28%) Investment Banking
7 261 (2.84%) Legal
8 198 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 141 (1.53%) Back Office
10 131 (1.42%) Publishing
11 125 (1.36%) Front Office
12 108 (1.17%) Billing
13 101 (1.10%) Retail Banking
14 99 (1.08%) Advertising
15 96 (1.04%) Automotive
16 95 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
17 86 (0.94%) Law
18 70 (0.76%) Financial Institution
19 60 (0.65%) Local Government
20 49 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 4050 (44.05%) Project Manager
2 1379 (15.00%) Analyst
3 788 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 368 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 339 (3.69%) Developer
6 321 (3.49%) IT Project Manager
7 295 (3.21%) Senior Project Manager
8 291 (3.16%) Consultant
9 284 (3.09%) Architect
10 259 (2.82%) Programme Manager
11 255 (2.77%) Infrastructure Manager
12 242 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 216 (2.35%) Technical Manager
14 204 (2.22%) Delivery Manager
15 193 (2.10%) Coordinator
15 193 (2.10%) PMO Analyst
16 190 (2.07%) Business Manager
17 172 (1.87%) Technical Project Manager
18 159 (1.73%) Service Manager
19 157 (1.71%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (3.82%) HTML
2 316 (3.44%) .NET
3 181 (1.97%) Web Services
4 171 (1.86%) CSS
5 161 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 155 (1.69%) XML
7 141 (1.53%) JSP
8 129 (1.40%) jQuery
9 110 (1.20%) Middleware
10 101 (1.10%) HTML5
11 68 (0.74%) J2EE
12 54 (0.59%) Ajax
13 53 (0.58%) .NET Framework
14 45 (0.49%) CSS3
15 43 (0.47%) Spring
16 38 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (0.40%) REST
18 35 (0.38%) Hibernate
19 31 (0.34%) XSLT
20 30 (0.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1003 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 411 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 251 (2.73%) PMI
4 200 (2.18%) NHS
5 170 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 159 (1.73%) User Experience
7 128 (1.39%) Open Source
8 106 (1.15%) Social Media
9 97 (1.05%) Mobile App
10 86 (0.94%) Economics
11 85 (0.92%) Derivative
12 74 (0.80%) FMCG
13 69 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
13 69 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 58 (0.63%) Credit Risk
15 56 (0.61%) Mainframe
16 54 (0.59%) Fixed Income
17 53 (0.58%) Data Structures
18 47 (0.51%) E-Learning
19 45 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 528 (5.74%) Windows
2 253 (2.75%) Linux
3 252 (2.74%) UNIX
4 112 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 97 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 44 (0.48%) Android
9 44 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 33 (0.36%) Solaris
11 23 (0.25%) AIX
12 13 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.098%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.087%) HPUX
15 8 (0.087%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.076%) zOS
17 5 (0.054%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2493 (27.11%) PRINCE2
2 1698 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
3 1578 (17.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 895 (9.73%) ITIL
5 890 (9.68%) Change Management
6 688 (7.48%) Business Analysis
7 610 (6.63%) Migration
8 534 (5.81%) Project Planning
9 533 (5.80%) Risk Management
10 518 (5.63%) Programme Management
11 508 (5.52%) Scrum
12 409 (4.45%) Service Management
13 404 (4.39%) Service Delivery
14 394 (4.28%) Waterfall
15 381 (4.14%) E-Commerce
16 342 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
17 338 (3.68%) Change Control
18 333 (3.62%) CRM
19 311 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
20 309 (3.36%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 498 (5.42%) SQL
2 271 (2.95%) JavaScript
3 256 (2.78%) Java
4 198 (2.15%) C#
5 166 (1.81%) C
6 92 (1.00%) Python
7 75 (0.82%) PHP
8 72 (0.78%) VBA
9 69 (0.75%) VB
10 68 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 59 (0.64%) C++
12 49 (0.53%) T-SQL
13 40 (0.44%) Perl
14 39 (0.42%) Shell Script
15 33 (0.36%) PowerShell
15 33 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 30 (0.33%) Ruby
17 28 (0.30%) VBScript
18 16 (0.17%) Apex Code
19 15 (0.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 849 (9.23%) Degree
2 741 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 554 (6.03%) PMI Certification
4 514 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 394 (4.28%) PMP
6 381 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 321 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 204 (2.22%) ISEB
9 126 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 113 (1.23%) DV Cleared
11 108 (1.17%) ISTQB
12 93 (1.01%) APMP
13 88 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
14 83 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 61 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 45 (0.49%) CISSP
17 44 (0.48%) CCNP
18 43 (0.47%) CCNA
19 37 (0.40%) HND
20 36 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (4.96%) QA
2 101 (1.10%) SLA
3 55 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 49 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (0.53%) P3O
5 38 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 30 (0.33%) Solvency II
8 29 (0.32%) COBIT
9 26 (0.28%) EMIR
10 24 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 23 (0.25%) JSP 440
12 18 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.14%) Basel III
14 12 (0.13%) FATCA
15 11 (0.12%) GxP
16 9 (0.098%) GAAP
17 8 (0.087%) ISO 14001
17 8 (0.087%) FINREP
18 6 (0.065%) Basel II
System Software
1 180 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 89 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.27%) XenApp
4 21 (0.23%) XenServer
5 19 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.21%) vSphere
6 18 (0.20%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.098%) ProxySG
10 8 (0.087%) Terminal Server
11 7 (0.076%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.044%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.033%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.033%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.033%) NFS
13 3 (0.033%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 71 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 60 (0.65%) SCCM
3 34 (0.37%) SCOM
4 16 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (0.15%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
7 11 (0.12%) Puppet
8 10 (0.11%) Nagios
9 9 (0.098%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.076%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.065%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.065%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.065%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.065%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (0.054%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.054%) Netcool
13 4 (0.044%) Control-M
13 4 (0.044%) WSUS
13 4 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.044%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1184 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 592 (6.44%) Oracle
3 558 (6.07%) SAP
4 261 (2.84%) HP
5 239 (2.60%) Cisco
6 166 (1.81%) VMware
7 147 (1.60%) IBM
8 132 (1.44%) Citrix
9 115 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 85 (0.92%) CheckPoint
11 64 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 64 (0.70%) Cognos
11 64 (0.70%) Business Objects
12 59 (0.64%) Google
13 58 (0.63%) Adobe
14 45 (0.49%) Primavera
15 42 (0.46%) CA
16 41 (0.45%) Lotus
17 38 (0.41%) Remedy
17 38 (0.41%) F5
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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