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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
UK / England
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 3211 4020 4099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.73% 8.64% 8.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 10.53% 11.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2641 2713
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 69 66
Median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £28.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.51 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £60.30 £47.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +31.57%

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
34227 38172 35882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.02% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22819 25025 23588
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 855 1112 969
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.30 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% +49.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.76 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -7 1385 £475 +5.55% 366
South East +1 679 £425 +6.25% 158
West Midlands +6 251 £418 -1.58% 66
South West +4 192 £400 +1.26% 79
North West -3 181 £425 +10.31% 74
Yorkshire +1 152 £414 +3.56% 55
East of England +2 147 £425 - 63
East Midlands -9 106 £415 - 26
North East -3 93 £400 +3.22% 12
Midlands -1 13 £463 +2.77% 1
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2345 (33.57%) Finance
2 1877 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 1793 (25.67%) PRINCE2
4 1524 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 908 (13.00%) Microsoft
6 810 (11.59%) MS Excel
7 767 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
8 758 (10.85%) Change Management
9 734 (10.51%) ITIL
10 716 (10.25%) Security Cleared
11 657 (9.40%) Banking
12 652 (9.33%) Degree
13 594 (8.50%) MS Project
14 592 (8.47%) Migration
15 548 (7.84%) Scrum
16 514 (7.36%) Risk Management
17 513 (7.34%) Programme Management
18 503 (7.20%) SC Cleared
19 497 (7.11%) Business Analysis
20 492 (7.04%) MS Office
21 468 (6.70%) Waterfall
22 441 (6.31%) Management Information System
23 405 (5.80%) SAP
24 390 (5.58%) PMI Certification
25 385 (5.51%) SQL
26 384 (5.50%) PMP
27 378 (5.41%) Windows
27 378 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
28 375 (5.37%) Retail
29 367 (5.25%) Service Delivery

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
1 328 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 114 (1.63%) CMS
3 67 (0.96%) Confluence
4 44 (0.63%) IIS
5 40 (0.57%) Skype for Business
6 37 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 34 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 33 (0.47%) Apache
8 33 (0.47%) SAS
9 29 (0.42%) MS Exchange
10 23 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 23 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (0.29%) MS Project Server
11 20 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 18 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
13 16 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.20%) Drupal
15 13 (0.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 810 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 594 (8.50%) MS Project
3 492 (7.04%) MS Office
4 378 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 310 (4.44%) MS Visio
6 75 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 7 (0.10%) SPSS
12 5 (0.072%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.072%) Maya
13 4 (0.057%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.057%) Windchill
14 3 (0.043%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.043%) InVision
14 3 (0.043%) Lectora
15 1 (0.014%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 95 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (0.63%) Primavera
4 35 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 32 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 30 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
7 24 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
7 24 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 24 (0.34%) SAP FI
8 23 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
9 21 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
9 21 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
10 20 (0.29%) SAP CO
10 20 (0.29%) SAP ERP
11 19 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
12 18 (0.26%) SAP CRM
13 15 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
13 15 (0.21%) SAP HR
14 13 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
15 11 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 138 (1.98%) Office 365
2 119 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (1.22%) SaaS
4 72 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (0.74%) IaaS
6 42 (0.60%) PaaS
7 20 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.24%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
10 12 (0.17%) GitHub
11 7 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
11 7 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
12 6 (0.086%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.086%) Yammer
13 5 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.057%) Akamai
14 4 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.057%) Force.com
14 4 (0.057%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.057%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 166 (2.38%) Firewall
2 148 (2.12%) LAN
3 132 (1.89%) WAN
4 107 (1.53%) Internet
5 83 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
6 73 (1.04%) DNS
7 69 (0.99%) Intranet
8 68 (0.97%) VoIP
9 65 (0.93%) SAN
10 60 (0.86%) Network Security
11 58 (0.83%) TCP/IP
12 53 (0.76%) DHCP
13 50 (0.72%) Wireless
14 47 (0.67%) HTTP
14 47 (0.67%) LTE
15 43 (0.62%) MPLS
16 38 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
16 38 (0.54%) VPN
17 37 (0.53%) VoLTE
18 35 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 127 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 105 (1.50%) Big Data
4 86 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 71 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 58 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 55 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
9 54 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (0.62%) RDBMS
11 41 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 37 (0.53%) Data Mining
13 33 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
14 32 (0.46%) SAP BW
14 32 (0.46%) SAP HANA
15 30 (0.43%) MongoDB
16 25 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (0.34%) Apache Hive
17 24 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 213 (3.05%) JIRA
2 53 (0.76%) Jenkins
3 47 (0.67%) Git (software)
4 42 (0.60%) Selenium
5 37 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 32 (0.46%) Cucumber
8 25 (0.36%) Bitbucket
8 25 (0.36%) Maven
9 24 (0.34%) Axure RP
9 24 (0.34%) Subversion
10 23 (0.33%) JUnit
10 23 (0.33%) TeamCity
11 20 (0.29%) Gradle
12 16 (0.23%) Ant
13 15 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 12 (0.17%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.16%) JMeter
15 11 (0.16%) NUnit
General
1 2345 (33.57%) Finance
2 657 (9.40%) Banking
3 375 (5.37%) Retail
4 344 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 289 (4.14%) Marketing
6 256 (3.66%) Legal
7 172 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 139 (1.99%) Investment Banking
9 109 (1.56%) Front Office
10 84 (1.20%) Automotive
11 83 (1.19%) Law
12 74 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
13 70 (1.00%) Financial Institution
14 66 (0.94%) Advertising
15 61 (0.87%) Billing
16 60 (0.86%) Retail Banking
17 56 (0.80%) Back Office
18 55 (0.79%) Publishing
19 41 (0.59%) Local Government
20 38 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2907 (41.61%) Project Manager
2 924 (13.23%) Analyst
3 573 (8.20%) Business Analyst
4 434 (6.21%) IT Manager
5 343 (4.91%) IT Project Manager
6 283 (4.05%) Infrastructure Manager
7 273 (3.91%) Architect
8 271 (3.88%) Consultant
9 261 (3.74%) Senior Manager
10 245 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 234 (3.35%) Developer
11 234 (3.35%) Programme Manager
12 210 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
13 206 (2.95%) Senior Project Manager
14 198 (2.83%) Technical Manager
15 158 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
16 151 (2.16%) Coordinator
17 142 (2.03%) Business Manager
18 136 (1.95%) Digital Project Manager
19 134 (1.92%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (2.49%) HTML
2 165 (2.36%) Web Services
3 148 (2.12%) .NET
4 122 (1.75%) CSS
5 114 (1.63%) XML
6 72 (1.03%) Middleware
7 62 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 55 (0.79%) REST
9 51 (0.73%) jQuery
10 50 (0.72%) AngularJS
11 47 (0.67%) HTML5
12 44 (0.63%) JSON
13 43 (0.62%) J2EE
14 39 (0.56%) .NET Framework
15 38 (0.54%) SOAP
16 28 (0.40%) Node.js
17 26 (0.37%) Spring
18 21 (0.30%) RESTful
18 21 (0.30%) Velocity
19 20 (0.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 767 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 441 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 356 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 202 (2.89%) User Experience
5 197 (2.82%) PMI
6 133 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 121 (1.73%) Computer Science
8 101 (1.45%) NHS
9 85 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 80 (1.15%) Equities
11 77 (1.10%) Fixed Income
12 71 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 69 (0.99%) Data Integration
14 59 (0.84%) Derivative
15 57 (0.82%) FMCG
16 51 (0.73%) Mainframe
17 47 (0.67%) Social Media
18 46 (0.66%) e-Learning
18 46 (0.66%) Mobile App
18 46 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 378 (5.41%) Windows
2 224 (3.21%) Linux
3 144 (2.06%) Unix
4 116 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 69 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (0.73%) Android
7 48 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 43 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 42 (0.60%) Solaris
10 41 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (0.37%) AIX
14 18 (0.26%) Windows 10
15 15 (0.21%) CentOS
16 8 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.10%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.086%) VMS
18 6 (0.086%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.086%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1877 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1793 (25.67%) PRINCE2
3 1524 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 758 (10.85%) Change Management
5 734 (10.51%) ITIL
6 592 (8.47%) Migration
7 548 (7.84%) Scrum
8 514 (7.36%) Risk Management
9 513 (7.34%) Programme Management
10 497 (7.11%) Business Analysis
11 468 (6.70%) Waterfall
12 367 (5.25%) Service Delivery
13 352 (5.04%) Project Planning
14 331 (4.74%) CRM
15 321 (4.59%) Agile Project Management
16 317 (4.54%) SDLC
17 315 (4.51%) Service Management
18 300 (4.29%) Change Control
19 290 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
20 283 (4.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 385 (5.51%) SQL
2 202 (2.89%) Java
3 176 (2.52%) JavaScript
4 158 (2.26%) C
5 106 (1.52%) C#
6 81 (1.16%) Python
7 40 (0.57%) C++
8 36 (0.52%) PHP
8 36 (0.52%) Shell Script
9 35 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 31 (0.44%) PowerShell
11 29 (0.42%) Perl
11 29 (0.42%) VB
12 28 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 28 (0.40%) Ruby
13 16 (0.23%) Bash Shell
13 16 (0.23%) Objective-C
14 14 (0.20%) VBA
15 13 (0.19%) R
16 12 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 716 (10.25%) Security Cleared
2 652 (9.33%) Degree
3 503 (7.20%) SC Cleared
4 390 (5.58%) PMI Certification
5 384 (5.50%) PMP
6 250 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 208 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 146 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 136 (1.95%) APMP
10 100 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 92 (1.32%) ISEB
12 81 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
13 75 (1.07%) CISSP
14 74 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
15 53 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (0.57%) CISM
17 39 (0.56%) CCNA
18 37 (0.53%) MCSE
19 33 (0.47%) CCNP
19 33 (0.47%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (5.18%) QA
2 98 (1.40%) SLA
3 87 (1.25%) MiFID
4 84 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 67 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 49 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 47 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
8 45 (0.64%) JSP 440
9 35 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (0.34%) COBIT
10 24 (0.34%) PMBOK
11 19 (0.27%) EMIR
11 19 (0.27%) P3O
12 17 (0.24%) GxP
13 16 (0.23%) FATCA
14 11 (0.16%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.13%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.10%) Basel III
16 7 (0.10%) GMP
System Software
1 132 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 127 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.40%) Docker
4 15 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.20%) XenApp
6 12 (0.17%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.16%) HDFS
7 11 (0.16%) vSphere
8 10 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.11%) XenServer
11 7 (0.10%) Firmware
11 7 (0.10%) ProxySG
12 5 (0.072%) vCloud
12 5 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.043%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 48 (0.69%) Puppet
2 36 (0.52%) SCCM
3 27 (0.39%) Ansible
4 19 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 10 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (0.14%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (0.13%) MOM
9 9 (0.13%) SCOM
9 9 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.13%) WSUS
10 8 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.11%) OPNET
10 8 (0.11%) XenMobile
11 7 (0.10%) Oozie
11 7 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 908 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 405 (5.80%) SAP
3 353 (5.05%) Oracle
4 180 (2.58%) VMware
5 178 (2.55%) Cisco
6 101 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 92 (1.32%) HP
8 87 (1.25%) IBM
9 83 (1.19%) CheckPoint
10 82 (1.17%) Citrix
11 77 (1.10%) Remedy
12 67 (0.96%) Adobe
13 56 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 50 (0.72%) Google
15 47 (0.67%) F5
15 47 (0.67%) ServiceNow
16 39 (0.56%) Splunk
17 36 (0.52%) Ericsson
18 33 (0.47%) Cognos
19 31 (0.44%) Juniper
South East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Rate: £41502 - £37911000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
AAP3
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £65 - £70 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 10 hours ago