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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4558 4449 4898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.51% 9.60% 9.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.78% 13.09% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2800 2823 2876
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 86 100
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £13.50 £17.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.24 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 0 2111 £450 - 550
South East 0 978 £375 -6.25% 257
South West +3 308 £389 +2.91% 80
North West -1 255 £381 +3.04% 100
East of England -4 245 £425 +13.33% 93
West Midlands +7 240 £381 +1.66% 74
Yorkshire -2 184 £363 -3.33% 86
East Midlands 0 135 £375 -6.83% 36
North East -10 38 £385 +2.66% 23
Midlands +8 11 £500 +33.33% 1
South Coast - 6 £450 -
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2962 (31.09%) Finance
2 2656 (27.88%) PRINCE2
3 1664 (17.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 1208 (12.68%) Microsoft
5 1092 (11.46%) Banking
6 978 (10.27%) Change Management
7 954 (10.01%) MS Excel
8 941 (9.88%) ITIL
9 915 (9.61%) MS Project
10 866 (9.09%) Degree
11 827 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
12 786 (8.25%) Business Analysis
13 690 (7.24%) Security Cleared
14 685 (7.19%) MS Office
15 669 (7.02%) Migration
16 639 (6.71%) PMI Certification
17 621 (6.52%) SAP
18 608 (6.38%) Oracle
19 604 (6.34%) Retail
20 568 (5.96%) Telecoms
21 560 (5.88%) SharePoint
22 559 (5.87%) SQL
22 559 (5.87%) Risk Management
23 553 (5.81%) Windows
24 538 (5.65%) Scrum
25 497 (5.22%) Programme Management
26 490 (5.14%) Project Planning
27 479 (5.03%) SC Cleared
28 460 (4.83%) Service Management
29 455 (4.78%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 560 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 125 (1.31%) CMS
3 90 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 83 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 75 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 62 (0.65%) MS Project Server
7 54 (0.57%) SAS
8 53 (0.56%) Lync
9 52 (0.55%) IIS
10 49 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 48 (0.50%) IBM Notes
12 35 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
13 33 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 33 (0.35%) Apache
14 32 (0.34%) Drupal
15 30 (0.31%) Confluence
16 23 (0.24%) WebLogic
17 20 (0.21%) WordPress
18 19 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
18 19 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 954 (10.01%) MS Excel
2 915 (9.61%) MS Project
3 685 (7.19%) MS Office
4 438 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 334 (3.51%) MS Visio
6 86 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.18%) Open Workbench
8 17 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 11 (0.12%) SPSS
10 10 (0.10%) InDesign
11 8 (0.084%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (0.063%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.063%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.042%) Windchill
14 4 (0.042%) CATIA
14 4 (0.042%) FastStats
15 3 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 78 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 32 (0.34%) SAP HR
4 32 (0.34%) CA Clarity
5 30 (0.31%) ENOVIA
6 28 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 26 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 26 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 24 (0.25%) WebTrends
9 23 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
10 21 (0.22%) SAP CO
11 20 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
11 20 (0.21%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.19%) SAP SD
13 17 (0.18%) SAP ERP
14 16 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
14 16 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
15 15 (0.16%) SAP CRM
16 14 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 57 (0.60%) SaaS
2 41 (0.43%) Office 365
3 34 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.15%) PaaS
5 14 (0.15%) IaaS
6 13 (0.14%) Force.com
7 12 (0.13%) Google Apps
8 9 (0.094%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.073%) Rackspace Cloud
10 6 (0.063%) Taleo
10 6 (0.063%) IBM Blueworks
11 5 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.021%) Heroku
12 2 (0.021%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.021%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.021%) GitHub
13 1 (0.010%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.010%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.010%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 163 (1.71%) Firewall
2 154 (1.62%) WAN
3 141 (1.48%) LAN
3 141 (1.48%) Intranet
4 139 (1.46%) Internet
5 89 (0.93%) DNS
6 88 (0.92%) SAN
7 65 (0.68%) 3G
8 64 (0.67%) MPLS
9 63 (0.66%) TCP/IP
10 62 (0.65%) Wireless
11 60 (0.63%) VPN
11 60 (0.63%) VoIP
12 55 (0.58%) DHCP
13 47 (0.49%) LTE
14 40 (0.42%) SDH
15 38 (0.40%) Multicast
15 38 (0.40%) Network Security
16 36 (0.38%) 4G
17 35 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (2.95%) SQL Server
2 198 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
3 93 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 89 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 75 (0.79%) MySQL
6 72 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
7 69 (0.72%) QlikView
8 59 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 57 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 57 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (0.50%) Big Data
12 39 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 32 (0.34%) MS Access
15 30 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (0.30%) DB2
17 26 (0.27%) RDBMS
18 25 (0.26%) MongoDB
18 25 (0.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 78 (0.82%) JIRA
2 73 (0.77%) Subversion
3 57 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 48 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 39 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 31 (0.33%) NUnit
8 29 (0.30%) ClearCase
8 29 (0.30%) Rational Rose
9 28 (0.29%) Maven
10 25 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
10 25 (0.26%) JUnit
11 23 (0.24%) Ant
12 18 (0.19%) Selenium
13 15 (0.16%) Jenkins
13 15 (0.16%) ClearQuest
14 14 (0.15%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.15%) GoogleTest
15 13 (0.14%) Axure RP
15 13 (0.14%) CppUnit
General
1 2962 (31.09%) Finance
2 1092 (11.46%) Banking
3 604 (6.34%) Retail
4 568 (5.96%) Telecoms
5 366 (3.84%) Marketing
6 362 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 243 (2.55%) Legal
8 234 (2.46%) Manufacturing
9 156 (1.64%) Back Office
10 155 (1.63%) Front Office
11 131 (1.38%) Publishing
12 123 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
13 107 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 100 (1.05%) Advertising
15 96 (1.01%) Financial Institution
16 83 (0.87%) Billing
17 82 (0.86%) German Language
18 81 (0.85%) Law
19 80 (0.84%) Automotive
20 66 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 4281 (44.94%) Project Manager
2 1471 (15.44%) Analyst
3 831 (8.72%) Business Analyst
4 381 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 345 (3.62%) Consultant
6 334 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
7 306 (3.21%) Senior Project Manager
8 305 (3.20%) Programme Manager
9 300 (3.15%) Architect
10 279 (2.93%) Developer
11 272 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
12 249 (2.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 233 (2.45%) Business Manager
14 232 (2.44%) Technical Manager
15 189 (1.98%) PMO Analyst
16 186 (1.95%) Technical Project Manager
17 182 (1.91%) Delivery Manager
18 179 (1.88%) Coordinator
19 158 (1.66%) Change Manager
20 157 (1.65%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (3.42%) .NET
2 303 (3.18%) HTML
3 199 (2.09%) XML
4 184 (1.93%) Web Services
5 159 (1.67%) CSS
6 118 (1.24%) ASP.NET
7 112 (1.18%) JSP
8 97 (1.02%) jQuery
9 89 (0.93%) Middleware
10 80 (0.84%) Ajax
11 79 (0.83%) J2EE
12 59 (0.62%) HTML5
13 55 (0.58%) Spring
14 45 (0.47%) REST
14 45 (0.47%) XSLT
15 42 (0.44%) .NET Framework
16 39 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (0.39%) JSON
18 36 (0.38%) RESTful
19 33 (0.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 429 (4.50%) Management Information System
2 326 (3.42%) PMI
3 197 (2.07%) NHS
4 168 (1.76%) Computer Science
5 113 (1.19%) Open Source
6 102 (1.07%) Social Media
7 97 (1.02%) Derivative
8 94 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 86 (0.90%) FMCG
9 86 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 77 (0.81%) Equities
11 69 (0.72%) Economics
12 67 (0.70%) Credit Risk
13 66 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 62 (0.65%) Fixed Income
15 52 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
16 51 (0.54%) Mainframe
17 47 (0.49%) Data Integration
18 44 (0.46%) Digital Media
19 43 (0.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 553 (5.81%) Windows
2 231 (2.42%) UNIX
3 224 (2.35%) Linux
4 125 (1.31%) Windows 7
5 112 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 65 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 56 (0.59%) Android
9 55 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (0.55%) Windows XP
11 40 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (0.36%) Solaris
13 23 (0.24%) AIX
14 13 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.10%) SUSE
15 10 (0.10%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.084%) CentOS
17 7 (0.073%) HPUX
18 6 (0.063%) zOS
18 6 (0.063%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2656 (27.88%) PRINCE2
2 1664 (17.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 978 (10.27%) Change Management
4 941 (9.88%) ITIL
5 827 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
6 786 (8.25%) Business Analysis
7 669 (7.02%) Migration
8 559 (5.87%) Risk Management
9 538 (5.65%) Scrum
10 497 (5.22%) Programme Management
11 490 (5.14%) Project Planning
12 460 (4.83%) Service Management
13 404 (4.24%) CRM
14 402 (4.22%) E-Commerce
15 399 (4.19%) Service Delivery
16 396 (4.16%) Change Control
17 359 (3.77%) PRINCE
18 350 (3.67%) Time Management
19 325 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
20 308 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 559 (5.87%) SQL
2 338 (3.55%) Java
3 220 (2.31%) JavaScript
4 179 (1.88%) C#
5 177 (1.86%) C
6 80 (0.84%) Python
7 73 (0.77%) PHP
8 69 (0.72%) VBA
9 68 (0.71%) VB
10 53 (0.56%) Perl
11 48 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 42 (0.44%) C++
13 39 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 38 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 31 (0.33%) Ruby
16 21 (0.22%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.18%) R
18 16 (0.17%) VBScript
19 14 (0.15%) Shell Script
19 14 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 866 (9.09%) Degree
2 690 (7.24%) Security Cleared
3 639 (6.71%) PMI Certification
4 479 (5.03%) SC Cleared
5 455 (4.78%) PMP
6 404 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 329 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 169 (1.77%) ISEB
9 128 (1.34%) DV Cleared
10 122 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 105 (1.10%) APMP
12 102 (1.07%) ISTQB
13 85 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 75 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
15 59 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 54 (0.57%) MCSE
17 46 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 35 (0.37%) CCNA
19 34 (0.36%) CCNP
19 34 (0.36%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (4.51%) QA
2 122 (1.28%) SLA
3 58 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 42 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.41%) EMIR
6 32 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 31 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 30 (0.31%) COBIT
9 29 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 25 (0.26%) PCI DSS
11 24 (0.25%) P3O
12 22 (0.23%) Solvency II
13 19 (0.20%) FATCA
14 18 (0.19%) Basel III
15 14 (0.15%) Basel II
15 14 (0.15%) ISO 14001
16 9 (0.094%) MiFID
17 8 (0.084%) GxP
18 6 (0.063%) ISO 9000
18 6 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 176 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 107 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 26 (0.27%) XenApp
5 25 (0.26%) vSphere
6 15 (0.16%) XenServer
6 15 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 12 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.094%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (0.084%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.063%) UAG
12 5 (0.052%) Varnish
13 4 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.042%) Xen
14 3 (0.031%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.021%) Samba
15 2 (0.021%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.021%) RACF
Systems Management
1 74 (0.78%) SCCM
2 42 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 26 (0.27%) SCOM
4 22 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 18 (0.19%) Tivoli
6 15 (0.16%) Data Guard
7 12 (0.13%) MOM
7 12 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
7 12 (0.13%) WSUS
8 9 (0.094%) Puppet
8 9 (0.094%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.073%) HP UCMDB
9 7 (0.073%) WMI
10 6 (0.063%) Control-M
10 6 (0.063%) Netcool
10 6 (0.063%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.063%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.063%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.063%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1208 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 621 (6.52%) SAP
3 608 (6.38%) Oracle
4 222 (2.33%) Cisco
5 211 (2.21%) HP
6 177 (1.86%) VMware
7 155 (1.63%) IBM
8 142 (1.49%) Citrix
9 123 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 74 (0.78%) Business Objects
11 66 (0.69%) CheckPoint
12 63 (0.66%) Cognos
13 59 (0.62%) Remedy
14 54 (0.57%) Google
15 51 (0.54%) Adobe
16 49 (0.51%) Red Hat
16 49 (0.51%) Lotus
17 47 (0.49%) EMC
18 45 (0.47%) Avaya
19 40 (0.42%) Sybase
Fareham, Hampshire
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 minutes ago
London
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Rate: £340 to £360 per annum
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Rate: £200 - 230 per day
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