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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4705 4551 4284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.28% 9.50% 9.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.96% 12.44% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3150 2827 2700
Average daily rate
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£420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 91 83
Average hourly rate £31.40 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.25 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -8.75%
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
39339 36598 33493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.63% 76.43% 75.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25883 23216 20586
Average daily rate £415 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.46% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1049 1105 1023
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 2027 £450 - 578
South East -1 931 £408 +8.66% 242
North West +3 363 £400 - 121
Yorkshire +9 331 £400 +6.66% 109
South West -4 295 £375 - 86
West Midlands 0 262 £383 -4.37% 113
East of England -1 244 £425 - 102
East Midlands -4 118 £415 +18.57% 40
North East +8 78 £425 -5.55% 12
Midlands -8 9 £500 +33.33% 4
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3194 (33.41%) Finance
2 2739 (28.65%) PRINCE2
3 1799 (18.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 1770 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
5 1113 (11.64%) Microsoft
6 1088 (11.38%) Banking
7 1038 (10.86%) MS Excel
8 1000 (10.46%) ITIL
9 950 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
10 929 (9.72%) MS Project
11 911 (9.53%) Change Management
12 818 (8.56%) Degree
13 754 (7.89%) MS Office
14 752 (7.87%) Business Analysis
15 727 (7.60%) Security Cleared
16 706 (7.38%) Migration
17 701 (7.33%) PMI Certification
18 678 (7.09%) Retail
19 607 (6.35%) Risk Management
20 602 (6.30%) Programme Management
21 599 (6.27%) Windows
22 597 (6.24%) SQL
23 547 (5.72%) Project Planning
24 542 (5.67%) SAP
25 538 (5.63%) Telecoms
26 523 (5.47%) Oracle
27 509 (5.32%) SC Cleared
28 506 (5.29%) PMP
29 498 (5.21%) Scrum
30 490 (5.12%) Waterfall

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 489 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 108 (1.13%) CMS
3 84 (0.88%) SAS
4 71 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 71 (0.74%) Lync
5 59 (0.62%) Confluence
6 57 (0.60%) IIS
7 52 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 43 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 41 (0.43%) Apache
10 33 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 27 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 27 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 27 (0.28%) MS Project Server
12 23 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
12 23 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 22 (0.23%) IBM Notes
14 17 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 16 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 1038 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 929 (9.72%) MS Project
3 754 (7.89%) MS Office
4 446 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 374 (3.91%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.21%) Open Workbench
9 16 (0.17%) SPSS
10 12 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.063%) InDesign
12 6 (0.063%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.063%) Shockwave
13 5 (0.052%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.052%) Mingle
14 4 (0.042%) Simulink
14 4 (0.042%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.031%) Stateflow
15 3 (0.031%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 93 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 36 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 35 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 32 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 31 (0.32%) SAP ERP
8 26 (0.27%) SAP FI
9 24 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 24 (0.25%) SAP CO
10 20 (0.21%) Agresso
11 18 (0.19%) Primavera
12 17 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
12 17 (0.18%) SAP HR
12 17 (0.18%) SAP MM
12 17 (0.18%) Markit EDM
12 17 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
13 16 (0.17%) SAP BPC
13 16 (0.17%) SAP HCM
14 15 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (0.87%) Office 365
2 59 (0.62%) SaaS
3 39 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
6 23 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 23 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
8 17 (0.18%) PaaS
9 15 (0.16%) IaaS
10 10 (0.10%) Yammer
11 8 (0.084%) Heroku
12 6 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.042%) Taleo
15 3 (0.031%) Force.com
15 3 (0.031%) IBM Blueworks
15 3 (0.031%) Basecamp
16 2 (0.021%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.021%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 226 (2.36%) Firewall
2 191 (2.00%) WAN
3 177 (1.85%) LAN
4 146 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 126 (1.32%) SAN
6 124 (1.30%) Internet
7 115 (1.20%) DNS
8 110 (1.15%) Intranet
9 81 (0.85%) VPN
10 60 (0.63%) DHCP
11 59 (0.62%) VoIP
11 59 (0.62%) MPLS
11 59 (0.62%) Network Security
12 53 (0.55%) Wireless
13 50 (0.52%) NAS
14 49 (0.51%) LDAP
15 45 (0.47%) Unified Communications
16 41 (0.43%) SSL
17 38 (0.40%) VLAN
18 37 (0.39%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 195 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (0.87%) Big Data
5 80 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (0.79%) MySQL
7 68 (0.71%) Relational Database
8 67 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 53 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 52 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 40 (0.42%) QlikView
12 39 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 39 (0.41%) DB2
13 38 (0.40%) Data Mining
14 35 (0.37%) SAP BW
15 33 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 33 (0.35%) Hadoop
16 32 (0.33%) NoSQL
17 27 (0.28%) MS Access
18 25 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 146 (1.53%) JIRA
2 59 (0.62%) Subversion
3 54 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 32 (0.33%) ClearCase
6 27 (0.28%) Rational Rose
6 27 (0.28%) NUnit
6 27 (0.28%) Jenkins
7 24 (0.25%) Selenium
8 23 (0.24%) Ant
9 21 (0.22%) GoogleTest
10 19 (0.20%) CppUnit
11 16 (0.17%) Visual Studio
12 15 (0.16%) TeamCity
13 14 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 14 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
13 14 (0.15%) HP UFT
14 13 (0.14%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.12%) Axure RP
15 11 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3194 (33.41%) Finance
2 1088 (11.38%) Banking
3 678 (7.09%) Retail
4 538 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 428 (4.48%) Marketing
6 276 (2.89%) Investment Banking
7 251 (2.63%) Legal
8 221 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 160 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 135 (1.41%) Back Office
11 123 (1.29%) Retail Banking
12 113 (1.18%) Law
13 107 (1.12%) Front Office
14 95 (0.99%) Advertising
15 93 (0.97%) Publishing
16 85 (0.89%) Local Government
17 78 (0.82%) Financial Institution
18 75 (0.78%) Billing
19 65 (0.68%) Automotive
20 56 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4404 (46.06%) Project Manager
2 1387 (14.51%) Analyst
3 767 (8.02%) Business Analyst
4 367 (3.84%) Senior Manager
5 366 (3.83%) Infrastructure Manager
6 362 (3.79%) IT Project Manager
7 345 (3.61%) Consultant
8 334 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 322 (3.37%) Senior Project Manager
10 317 (3.32%) Architect
11 309 (3.23%) Developer
12 268 (2.80%) Programme Manager
13 248 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
14 228 (2.38%) Technical Manager
15 217 (2.27%) Business Manager
16 216 (2.26%) Coordinator
17 185 (1.93%) Technical Project Manager
18 183 (1.91%) Agile Project Manager
19 167 (1.75%) SAP Manager
20 166 (1.74%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (3.07%) .NET
2 258 (2.70%) HTML
3 166 (1.74%) Middleware
4 162 (1.69%) Web Services
5 150 (1.57%) XML
6 145 (1.52%) CSS
7 104 (1.09%) ASP.NET
8 63 (0.66%) JSP
9 61 (0.64%) HTML5
10 60 (0.63%) jQuery
11 48 (0.50%) J2EE
12 38 (0.40%) .NET Framework
13 35 (0.37%) SOAP
14 34 (0.36%) RESTful
15 30 (0.31%) WCF
15 30 (0.31%) REST
16 29 (0.30%) Java EE
16 29 (0.30%) JSON
17 28 (0.29%) Application Packaging
17 28 (0.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 950 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 450 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 429 (4.49%) Data Centre
4 311 (3.25%) PMI
5 223 (2.33%) NHS
6 191 (2.00%) User Experience
7 141 (1.47%) Computer Science
8 104 (1.09%) FMCG
9 99 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 87 (0.91%) Derivative
11 86 (0.90%) Equities
12 85 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 81 (0.85%) Economics
14 74 (0.77%) Fixed Income
15 62 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
16 54 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
17 52 (0.54%) Social Media
18 50 (0.52%) Data Integration
19 48 (0.50%) Mainframe
20 46 (0.48%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 599 (6.27%) Windows
2 305 (3.19%) Linux
3 286 (2.99%) UNIX
4 106 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 98 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 91 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (0.61%) Solaris
10 51 (0.53%) Android
11 49 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 47 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 34 (0.36%) AIX
14 33 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.094%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.084%) Debian
17 8 (0.084%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.073%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.073%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2739 (28.65%) PRINCE2
2 1799 (18.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 1770 (18.51%) Agile Software Development
4 1000 (10.46%) ITIL
5 911 (9.53%) Change Management
6 752 (7.87%) Business Analysis
7 706 (7.38%) Migration
8 607 (6.35%) Risk Management
9 602 (6.30%) Programme Management
10 547 (5.72%) Project Planning
11 498 (5.21%) Scrum
12 490 (5.12%) Waterfall
13 435 (4.55%) Service Delivery
14 422 (4.41%) Service Management
15 387 (4.05%) E-Commerce
16 384 (4.02%) CRM
17 381 (3.98%) Change Control
18 378 (3.95%) SDLC
19 348 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 331 (3.46%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 597 (6.24%) SQL
2 293 (3.06%) Java
3 222 (2.32%) JavaScript
4 176 (1.84%) C
5 125 (1.31%) C#
6 103 (1.08%) PowerShell
7 100 (1.05%) Python
8 69 (0.72%) PHP
9 65 (0.68%) Perl
10 60 (0.63%) VB
11 58 (0.61%) C++
12 49 (0.51%) Shell Script
13 43 (0.45%) T-SQL
14 41 (0.43%) VBA
15 38 (0.40%) PL/SQL
16 32 (0.33%) VBScript
16 32 (0.33%) Ruby
17 22 (0.23%) COBOL
18 19 (0.20%) ABAP
19 18 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 818 (8.56%) Degree
2 727 (7.60%) Security Cleared
3 701 (7.33%) PMI Certification
4 509 (5.32%) SC Cleared
5 506 (5.29%) PMP
6 412 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 295 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 155 (1.62%) ISEB
9 140 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 137 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
11 132 (1.38%) APMP
12 108 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 101 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 93 (0.97%) CCNA
15 63 (0.66%) CISSP
16 56 (0.59%) MCSE
17 53 (0.55%) ISTQB
18 41 (0.43%) MCITP
19 34 (0.36%) CCNP
20 31 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (4.46%) QA
2 147 (1.54%) SLA
3 51 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 40 (0.42%) P3O
7 35 (0.37%) COBIT
8 33 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.26%) GxP
10 22 (0.23%) FATCA
10 22 (0.23%) EMIR
11 21 (0.22%) Solvency II
11 21 (0.22%) PMBOK
12 20 (0.21%) MiFID
12 20 (0.21%) GMP
13 17 (0.18%) ISO 9001
13 17 (0.18%) JSP 440
14 14 (0.15%) GAMP
15 12 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 12 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 249 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 149 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 50 (0.52%) XenApp
5 33 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 30 (0.31%) vSphere
7 22 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.19%) Terminal Server
10 17 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 13 (0.14%) VMware ESX
11 13 (0.14%) XenServer
12 11 (0.12%) NFS
12 11 (0.12%) Firmware
13 9 (0.094%) Varnish
13 9 (0.094%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.094%) Docker
14 8 (0.084%) vCloud
14 8 (0.084%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.073%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 56 (0.59%) SCCM
2 43 (0.45%) Puppet
3 40 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.22%) SCOM
6 17 (0.18%) MOM
6 17 (0.18%) Control-M
7 15 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 14 (0.15%) SCVMM
8 14 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
9 13 (0.14%) Cisco UCCE
10 12 (0.13%) AirWatch
11 11 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (0.10%) OpenView
13 8 (0.084%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.084%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.084%) Ansible
14 7 (0.073%) Cisco IPCC
15 6 (0.063%) BladeLogic
15 6 (0.063%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1113 (11.64%) Microsoft
2 542 (5.67%) SAP
3 523 (5.47%) Oracle
4 314 (3.28%) Cisco
5 251 (2.63%) HP
6 249 (2.60%) VMware
7 204 (2.13%) Citrix
8 166 (1.74%) IBM
9 111 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
10 106 (1.11%) CheckPoint
11 89 (0.93%) Adobe
12 70 (0.73%) Business Objects
13 69 (0.72%) Remedy
14 58 (0.61%) Red Hat
15 56 (0.59%) Cognos
15 56 (0.59%) Google
16 55 (0.58%) NetApp
17 54 (0.56%) F5
18 48 (0.50%) ServiceNow
19 47 (0.49%) Dell
London
Venturi
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate - 3 - 6 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £530 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Rate: Hihgly competitve
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Negotiable DOE
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 - £623.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Parliamentary Digital Service
Rate: From £28,718 to £35,723 per annum - Band B2
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday