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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 5107 4793 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.63% 9.48% 9.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.30% 12.42% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3415 3014 2794
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 83 85
Average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.26 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £43.78 £44.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +1.69%
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
41529 38605 35912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.30% 76.37% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27590 24397 22520
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1085 1024
Average hourly rate £31.00 £24.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% -18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 2234 £450 - 543
South East 0 1041 £400 +2.56% 220
North West +2 432 £425 +11.84% 116
Yorkshire +1 311 £400 +14.28% 84
West Midlands +3 293 £400 +6.66% 81
South West -6 273 £385 -1.28% 95
East of England -2 248 £425 +4.61% 82
North East +3 135 £440 +21.37% 18
East Midlands -2 129 £425 +13.33% 36
Midlands +8 14 £525 +16.66% 2
South Coast -3 1 - -
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3377 (34.44%) Finance
2 2875 (29.32%) PRINCE2
3 1901 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 1898 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
5 1135 (11.58%) Banking
6 1120 (11.42%) Microsoft
7 1100 (11.22%) ITIL
8 1012 (10.32%) MS Excel
9 975 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
10 941 (9.60%) Change Management
11 833 (8.50%) Degree
12 823 (8.39%) MS Project
13 775 (7.90%) Business Analysis
14 749 (7.64%) MS Office
15 746 (7.61%) Migration
16 742 (7.57%) PMI Certification
17 711 (7.25%) Security Cleared
18 650 (6.63%) Windows
19 632 (6.45%) Retail
20 622 (6.34%) Programme Management
21 590 (6.02%) Risk Management
22 585 (5.97%) SQL
23 578 (5.89%) Oracle
24 574 (5.85%) Project Planning
25 565 (5.76%) SAP
26 536 (5.47%) Scrum
27 531 (5.42%) Waterfall
28 525 (5.35%) PMP
29 511 (5.21%) Telecoms
30 500 (5.10%) SharePoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 500 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 138 (1.41%) CMS
3 87 (0.89%) SAS
4 77 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 70 (0.71%) IIS
6 69 (0.70%) Lync
7 63 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 58 (0.59%) Confluence
9 42 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 41 (0.42%) Apache
11 32 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 32 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 30 (0.31%) WebLogic
13 28 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
14 26 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 25 (0.25%) IBM Notes
16 20 (0.20%) Tomcat
17 18 (0.18%) MS Project Server
18 17 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 17 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1012 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 823 (8.39%) MS Project
3 749 (7.64%) MS Office
4 450 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 345 (3.52%) MS Visio
6 54 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 44 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.20%) Open Workbench
9 17 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.14%) SPSS
11 10 (0.10%) InDesign
12 9 (0.092%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.061%) Mingle
13 6 (0.061%) Maya
13 6 (0.061%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.051%) Simulink
14 5 (0.051%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.031%) Revit
15 3 (0.031%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 102 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 32 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 32 (0.33%) Primavera
4 32 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 28 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 28 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 27 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 27 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 25 (0.25%) Agresso
8 23 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 23 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 21 (0.21%) SAP BPC
10 20 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
11 19 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
12 18 (0.18%) SAP HR
13 17 (0.17%) CA PPM
14 16 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
15 15 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 111 (1.13%) Office 365
2 70 (0.71%) SaaS
3 39 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 31 (0.32%) PaaS
6 27 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 22 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.19%) IaaS
8 19 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
10 11 (0.11%) Taleo
11 9 (0.092%) Veeva
12 6 (0.061%) Force.com
13 5 (0.051%) Yammer
14 4 (0.041%) GitHub
15 3 (0.031%) Heroku
16 2 (0.020%) SmartFocus
16 2 (0.020%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.020%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.020%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 242 (2.47%) Firewall
2 199 (2.03%) WAN
3 179 (1.83%) LAN
4 135 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 129 (1.32%) Internet
6 127 (1.30%) SAN
7 110 (1.12%) DNS
7 110 (1.12%) Intranet
8 87 (0.89%) MPLS
9 80 (0.82%) VPN
10 77 (0.79%) VoIP
11 73 (0.74%) Network Security
12 68 (0.69%) Wireless
13 57 (0.58%) DHCP
13 57 (0.58%) LDAP
14 54 (0.55%) Unified Communications
15 47 (0.48%) BGP
16 46 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
17 42 (0.43%) HTTP
17 42 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (3.30%) SQL Server
2 193 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 98 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 90 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 82 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 81 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
7 80 (0.82%) Big Data
8 73 (0.74%) MySQL
9 70 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
11 49 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 47 (0.48%) SAP BW
13 43 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 42 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
15 41 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (0.42%) QlikView
16 38 (0.39%) RDBMS
17 36 (0.37%) DB2
18 32 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
19 31 (0.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 155 (1.58%) JIRA
2 66 (0.67%) Subversion
3 57 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 36 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
6 31 (0.32%) Selenium
7 28 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 24 (0.24%) Rational Rose
9 21 (0.21%) ClearCase
10 19 (0.19%) Ant
10 19 (0.19%) Visual Studio
11 17 (0.17%) Maven
12 15 (0.15%) NUnit
12 15 (0.15%) Axure RP
13 13 (0.13%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 12 (0.12%) Redmine
15 11 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 11 (0.11%) Mercurial
15 11 (0.11%) FogBugz
General
1 3377 (34.44%) Finance
2 1135 (11.58%) Banking
3 632 (6.45%) Retail
4 511 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 430 (4.39%) Marketing
6 314 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 261 (2.66%) Legal
8 206 (2.10%) Manufacturing
9 165 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 139 (1.42%) Back Office
11 138 (1.41%) Front Office
12 129 (1.32%) Retail Banking
13 123 (1.25%) Law
14 101 (1.03%) Publishing
15 96 (0.98%) Advertising
16 90 (0.92%) Billing
17 83 (0.85%) Automotive
18 76 (0.78%) Financial Institution
19 63 (0.64%) Local Government
20 50 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4553 (46.44%) Project Manager
2 1451 (14.80%) Analyst
3 830 (8.47%) Business Analyst
4 376 (3.83%) Senior Manager
4 376 (3.83%) IT Project Manager
5 365 (3.72%) Infrastructure Manager
6 336 (3.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 334 (3.41%) Architect
8 318 (3.24%) Senior Project Manager
9 312 (3.18%) Consultant
10 286 (2.92%) Developer
11 275 (2.80%) Delivery Manager
12 266 (2.71%) Programme Manager
13 234 (2.39%) Technical Manager
14 222 (2.26%) Business Manager
15 196 (2.00%) Technical Project Manager
16 191 (1.95%) Coordinator
17 181 (1.85%) PMO Analyst
18 176 (1.80%) Agile Project Manager
19 162 (1.65%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (2.70%) .NET
2 252 (2.57%) HTML
3 202 (2.06%) Web Services
4 164 (1.67%) Middleware
5 147 (1.50%) XML
6 128 (1.31%) CSS
7 78 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 67 (0.68%) JSP
9 60 (0.61%) HTML5
10 47 (0.48%) J2EE
10 47 (0.48%) SOAP
11 44 (0.45%) jQuery
12 42 (0.43%) .NET Framework
13 39 (0.40%) REST
14 37 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
15 33 (0.34%) JSON
16 27 (0.28%) AngularJS
17 26 (0.27%) RESTful
18 24 (0.24%) CSS3
18 24 (0.24%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 975 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 467 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 449 (4.58%) Data Centre
4 347 (3.54%) PMI
5 228 (2.33%) NHS
6 193 (1.97%) User Experience
7 129 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 110 (1.12%) Mobile App
9 106 (1.08%) FMCG
10 83 (0.85%) Equities
11 81 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 81 (0.83%) Derivative
12 71 (0.72%) Fixed Income
13 69 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 64 (0.65%) Economics
15 57 (0.58%) CMDB
16 56 (0.57%) Mainframe
17 55 (0.56%) Social Media
18 53 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
19 52 (0.53%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 650 (6.63%) Windows
2 345 (3.52%) Linux
3 260 (2.65%) UNIX
4 98 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 94 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 90 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 83 (0.85%) Solaris
9 68 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (0.60%) Android
11 48 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 48 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 44 (0.45%) AIX
13 27 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.092%) VMS
16 8 (0.082%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.082%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.071%) Debian
18 6 (0.061%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2875 (29.32%) PRINCE2
2 1901 (19.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 1898 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
4 1100 (11.22%) ITIL
5 941 (9.60%) Change Management
6 775 (7.90%) Business Analysis
7 746 (7.61%) Migration
8 622 (6.34%) Programme Management
9 590 (6.02%) Risk Management
10 574 (5.85%) Project Planning
11 536 (5.47%) Scrum
12 531 (5.42%) Waterfall
13 472 (4.81%) Service Management
14 434 (4.43%) Service Delivery
15 410 (4.18%) CRM
16 396 (4.04%) SDLC
17 366 (3.73%) Change Control
18 362 (3.69%) ERP
19 358 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
20 353 (3.60%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 585 (5.97%) SQL
2 276 (2.81%) Java
3 221 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 149 (1.52%) C
5 118 (1.20%) PowerShell
6 105 (1.07%) Python
7 102 (1.04%) C#
8 89 (0.91%) Perl
9 70 (0.71%) PHP
10 54 (0.55%) C++
11 52 (0.53%) VBA
12 51 (0.52%) Shell Script
13 50 (0.51%) VB
14 42 (0.43%) T-SQL
15 37 (0.38%) Ruby
16 35 (0.36%) PL/SQL
17 29 (0.30%) VBScript
18 24 (0.24%) R
19 23 (0.23%) Bash Shell
20 20 (0.20%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 833 (8.50%) Degree
2 742 (7.57%) PMI Certification
3 711 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 525 (5.35%) PMP
5 469 (4.78%) SC Cleared
6 419 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 348 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 170 (1.73%) ISEB
9 136 (1.39%) APMP
10 135 (1.38%) DV Cleared
11 133 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
12 129 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 95 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 86 (0.88%) CCNA
15 64 (0.65%) CISSP
16 54 (0.55%) MCSE
17 53 (0.54%) ISTQB
18 42 (0.43%) CCNP
19 33 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 31 (0.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 456 (4.65%) QA
2 134 (1.37%) SLA
3 72 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (0.55%) P3O
5 43 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 42 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 36 (0.37%) MiFID
8 33 (0.34%) Data Quality
9 32 (0.33%) COBIT
10 29 (0.30%) EMIR
11 28 (0.29%) GxP
12 25 (0.25%) PMBOK
13 21 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
14 20 (0.20%) JSP 440
14 20 (0.20%) Solvency II
15 19 (0.19%) GMP
16 16 (0.16%) ISO 9001
17 15 (0.15%) FATCA
18 13 (0.13%) ISO 9000
19 10 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 254 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 169 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (0.60%) XenApp
4 48 (0.49%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.42%) vSphere
6 28 (0.29%) XenDesktop
6 28 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 23 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 16 (0.16%) XenServer
10 14 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 14 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 13 (0.13%) NFS
12 12 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 11 (0.11%) vCloud
13 11 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.071%) Firmware
15 6 (0.061%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.061%) Varnish
15 6 (0.061%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 48 (0.49%) SCCM
2 43 (0.44%) Puppet
3 41 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 14 (0.14%) Control-M
7 13 (0.13%) SCOM
7 13 (0.13%) FortiGate
8 12 (0.12%) OPNET
9 11 (0.11%) BladeLogic
9 11 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.10%) Cisco UCCE
10 10 (0.10%) MOM
10 10 (0.10%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.10%) Nagios
10 10 (0.10%) OpenView
11 9 (0.092%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (0.082%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.082%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1120 (11.42%) Microsoft
2 578 (5.89%) Oracle
3 565 (5.76%) SAP
4 313 (3.19%) Cisco
5 274 (2.79%) VMware
6 268 (2.73%) HP
7 211 (2.15%) Citrix
8 188 (1.92%) IBM
9 134 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 112 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 79 (0.81%) Adobe
12 71 (0.72%) Remedy
13 70 (0.71%) Red Hat
14 57 (0.58%) Cognos
15 55 (0.56%) Google
16 52 (0.53%) NetApp
17 49 (0.50%) Informatica
17 49 (0.50%) Dell
17 49 (0.50%) F5
18 45 (0.46%) ServiceNow
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £535 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £383.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £290 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £550 Per Day
Posted: 13 hours ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £50 Per Hour Different roles
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £485 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £580 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £390 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Sterlings Partnership
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago