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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 9 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4747 4520 5052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.48% 9.31% 9.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.72% 12.63% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2939 2891 3001
Average daily rate
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£420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 82 98
Average hourly rate £30.00 £28.49 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.65 £17.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £44.93 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.10 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +5.35%
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
37309 35800 38541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.52% 73.75% 71.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23546 22412 22771
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1058 970 1387
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 2200 £450 - 599
South East -1 961 £388 -3.12% 215
South West +8 310 £380 -4.04% 95
East of England +2 304 £415 +3.75% 93
North West +4 289 £373 +0.81% 115
West Midlands +12 252 £375 - 64
Yorkshire 0 194 £350 -6.66% 107
East Midlands +2 123 £380 -5.00% 39
North East -14 46 £350 -6.66% 23
Midlands +1 10 £450 +20.00% 1
South Coast - 3 - -
Project Management
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Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2876 (30.67%) Finance
2 2576 (27.47%) PRINCE2
3 1641 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1194 (12.73%) Microsoft
5 1068 (11.39%) Banking
6 970 (10.34%) MS Excel
7 926 (9.87%) MS Project
8 925 (9.86%) Change Management
9 904 (9.64%) ITIL
10 846 (9.02%) Degree
11 801 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
12 756 (8.06%) Business Analysis
13 693 (7.39%) Security Cleared
14 676 (7.21%) Migration
15 673 (7.18%) MS Office
16 618 (6.59%) PMI Certification
17 615 (6.56%) Retail
18 613 (6.54%) SAP
19 597 (6.37%) Oracle
20 551 (5.88%) Telecoms
21 547 (5.83%) Windows
22 546 (5.82%) SQL
23 545 (5.81%) Risk Management
24 539 (5.75%) Scrum
25 535 (5.70%) SharePoint
26 504 (5.37%) Programme Management
27 496 (5.29%) Project Planning
28 485 (5.17%) SC Cleared
29 441 (4.70%) QA
30 440 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 535 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 132 (1.41%) CMS
3 81 (0.86%) MS Exchange
4 78 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 74 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 54 (0.58%) IIS
6 54 (0.58%) SAS
7 52 (0.55%) MS Project Server
8 51 (0.54%) Lync
9 47 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 44 (0.47%) IBM Notes
11 35 (0.37%) Apache
11 35 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 32 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
13 31 (0.33%) Confluence
14 29 (0.31%) Drupal
15 22 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (0.20%) WordPress
17 18 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
18 17 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 970 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 926 (9.87%) MS Project
3 673 (7.18%) MS Office
4 440 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 339 (3.61%) MS Visio
6 79 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
7 30 (0.32%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.17%) Open Workbench
9 14 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.13%) SPSS
11 10 (0.11%) InDesign
11 10 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.085%) Fireworks
13 7 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
14 6 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.053%) Adobe Captivate
15 5 (0.053%) FastStats
16 4 (0.043%) InfoPath
17 3 (0.032%) PowerPivot
17 3 (0.032%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 81 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (0.35%) ENOVIA
4 33 (0.35%) CA Clarity
5 28 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 24 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 24 (0.26%) SAP FI
6 24 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 22 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 22 (0.23%) SAP HR
7 22 (0.23%) SAP SD
8 20 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 19 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 19 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 18 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 17 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
11 17 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 55 (0.59%) SaaS
2 44 (0.47%) Office 365
3 34 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.19%) PaaS
6 16 (0.17%) Force.com
7 12 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.12%) IaaS
9 10 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.064%) IBM Blueworks
11 5 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.053%) Rackspace Cloud
12 4 (0.043%) GitHub
13 3 (0.032%) Heroku
13 3 (0.032%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.032%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.011%) Taleo
14 1 (0.011%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.011%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 179 (1.91%) Firewall
2 160 (1.71%) WAN
3 156 (1.66%) Internet
4 147 (1.57%) LAN
5 137 (1.46%) Intranet
6 99 (1.06%) DNS
7 84 (0.90%) SAN
8 78 (0.83%) 3G
9 72 (0.77%) TCP/IP
10 63 (0.67%) VPN
11 60 (0.64%) Wireless
12 58 (0.62%) MPLS
12 58 (0.62%) LTE
13 57 (0.61%) DHCP
13 57 (0.61%) VoIP
14 45 (0.48%) 4G
15 41 (0.44%) Network Security
16 38 (0.41%) Multicast
17 37 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
18 32 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 173 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 89 (0.95%) MySQL
5 85 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 78 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
7 67 (0.71%) QlikView
8 53 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (0.57%) Big Data
9 52 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (0.54%) Data Mining
11 44 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 36 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 35 (0.37%) MS Access
14 34 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 30 (0.32%) DB2
16 25 (0.27%) SAP BW
16 25 (0.27%) Hadoop
16 25 (0.27%) MongoDB
17 24 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 97 (1.03%) JIRA
2 73 (0.78%) Subversion
3 54 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 51 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 33 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 32 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (0.32%) JUnit
8 29 (0.31%) NUnit
8 29 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
9 28 (0.30%) ClearCase
10 24 (0.26%) Rational Rose
11 20 (0.21%) Ant
12 17 (0.18%) ClearQuest
12 17 (0.18%) Selenium
13 15 (0.16%) Cucumber
13 15 (0.16%) Maven
13 15 (0.16%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.14%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (0.14%) SpecFlow
15 11 (0.12%) Eclipse
General
1 2876 (30.67%) Finance
2 1068 (11.39%) Banking
3 615 (6.56%) Retail
4 551 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 377 (4.02%) Marketing
6 358 (3.82%) Investment Banking
7 233 (2.48%) Manufacturing
8 232 (2.47%) Legal
9 148 (1.58%) Back Office
10 135 (1.44%) Front Office
11 128 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 126 (1.34%) Publishing
13 103 (1.10%) Advertising
14 101 (1.08%) Retail Banking
15 91 (0.97%) Financial Institution
16 84 (0.90%) Billing
17 83 (0.89%) Law
18 79 (0.84%) Automotive
19 63 (0.67%) Games
19 63 (0.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4178 (44.55%) Project Manager
2 1459 (15.56%) Analyst
3 829 (8.84%) Business Analyst
4 368 (3.92%) Senior Manager
5 333 (3.55%) IT Project Manager
6 313 (3.34%) Programme Manager
7 297 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 296 (3.16%) Consultant
9 292 (3.11%) Developer
10 281 (3.00%) Architect
11 262 (2.79%) Infrastructure Manager
12 236 (2.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 232 (2.47%) Business Manager
14 228 (2.43%) Technical Manager
15 191 (2.04%) PMO Analyst
16 187 (1.99%) Technical Project Manager
17 176 (1.88%) Coordinator
18 166 (1.77%) Delivery Manager
19 150 (1.60%) Agile Project Manager
20 142 (1.51%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (3.40%) .NET
2 314 (3.35%) HTML
3 187 (1.99%) XML
4 178 (1.90%) Web Services
5 150 (1.60%) CSS
6 134 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 132 (1.41%) JSP
8 106 (1.13%) Middleware
9 104 (1.11%) jQuery
10 80 (0.85%) J2EE
11 65 (0.69%) Ajax
12 61 (0.65%) HTML5
13 48 (0.51%) .NET Framework
13 48 (0.51%) Spring
14 41 (0.44%) REST
15 37 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (0.36%) RESTful
17 33 (0.35%) SOAP
17 33 (0.35%) XSLT
18 31 (0.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 420 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 322 (3.43%) PMI
3 193 (2.06%) NHS
4 172 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 111 (1.18%) Open Source
6 104 (1.11%) Social Media
7 99 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 87 (0.93%) Derivative
9 83 (0.89%) FMCG
10 82 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 77 (0.82%) Economics
12 71 (0.76%) Fixed Income
13 68 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
14 63 (0.67%) Credit Risk
14 63 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
15 56 (0.60%) Equities
16 51 (0.54%) Data Integration
17 48 (0.51%) Mainframe
18 47 (0.50%) Digital Media
19 41 (0.44%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 547 (5.83%) Windows
2 219 (2.34%) UNIX
3 211 (2.25%) Linux
4 127 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 119 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 90 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 60 (0.64%) Android
9 56 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 55 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 52 (0.55%) Windows XP
12 31 (0.33%) Solaris
13 24 (0.26%) AIX
14 15 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 9 (0.096%) CentOS
16 8 (0.085%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.085%) SUSE
17 6 (0.064%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.064%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.053%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2576 (27.47%) PRINCE2
2 1641 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 925 (9.86%) Change Management
4 904 (9.64%) ITIL
5 801 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 756 (8.06%) Business Analysis
7 676 (7.21%) Migration
8 545 (5.81%) Risk Management
9 539 (5.75%) Scrum
10 504 (5.37%) Programme Management
11 496 (5.29%) Project Planning
12 409 (4.36%) Service Management
13 401 (4.28%) Service Delivery
13 401 (4.28%) CRM
14 391 (4.17%) Change Control
15 386 (4.12%) E-Commerce
16 343 (3.66%) Time Management
17 332 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
18 329 (3.51%) PRINCE
19 311 (3.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 546 (5.82%) SQL
2 310 (3.31%) Java
3 224 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 186 (1.98%) C#
5 168 (1.79%) C
6 81 (0.86%) Python
6 81 (0.86%) PHP
7 72 (0.77%) VB
8 67 (0.71%) VBA
9 50 (0.53%) Perl
10 47 (0.50%) PowerShell
11 44 (0.47%) C++
12 42 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 40 (0.43%) PL/SQL
14 33 (0.35%) Ruby
15 22 (0.23%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.22%) VBScript
17 19 (0.20%) VB.NET
18 17 (0.18%) PHP5
19 13 (0.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 846 (9.02%) Degree
2 693 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 618 (6.59%) PMI Certification
4 485 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 430 (4.59%) PMP
6 393 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 322 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 182 (1.94%) ISEB
9 125 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
10 120 (1.28%) DV Cleared
11 116 (1.24%) ISTQB
12 93 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 87 (0.93%) APMP
14 77 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
15 70 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 58 (0.62%) MCSE
17 40 (0.43%) CCNA
18 39 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 35 (0.37%) CCNP
20 32 (0.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 441 (4.70%) QA
2 113 (1.20%) SLA
3 61 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 54 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (0.43%) EMIR
6 34 (0.36%) COBIT
7 33 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 33 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 30 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
9 27 (0.29%) P3O
10 25 (0.27%) Solvency II
11 20 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 19 (0.20%) Basel III
13 16 (0.17%) FATCA
14 12 (0.13%) ISO 14001
15 10 (0.11%) Basel II
16 9 (0.096%) MiFID
17 8 (0.085%) GxP
18 7 (0.075%) JSP 440
19 6 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 183 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 92 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.27%) XenApp
5 22 (0.23%) vSphere
6 21 (0.22%) XenServer
7 12 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (0.12%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.085%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.064%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.043%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.032%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.032%) FreeRADIUS
14 2 (0.021%) StorNext
14 2 (0.021%) GPFS
14 2 (0.021%) Gluster
14 2 (0.021%) UAG
Systems Management
1 77 (0.82%) SCCM
2 50 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (0.31%) SCOM
4 27 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 17 (0.18%) Tivoli
6 12 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
7 11 (0.12%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.11%) Puppet
9 9 (0.096%) MOM
9 9 (0.096%) WSUS
10 7 (0.075%) WMI
10 7 (0.075%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.075%) HP UCMDB
11 6 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.064%) Netcool
11 6 (0.064%) Control-M
11 6 (0.064%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.053%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.053%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.043%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1194 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 613 (6.54%) SAP
3 597 (6.37%) Oracle
4 227 (2.42%) HP
5 213 (2.27%) Cisco
6 152 (1.62%) VMware
7 149 (1.59%) IBM
8 131 (1.40%) Citrix
9 127 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
10 63 (0.67%) CheckPoint
10 63 (0.67%) Business Objects
11 56 (0.60%) Remedy
12 54 (0.58%) Google
12 54 (0.58%) Adobe
13 52 (0.55%) Cognos
14 50 (0.53%) Red Hat
15 45 (0.48%) Lotus
16 44 (0.47%) EMC
17 42 (0.45%) Avaya
18 40 (0.43%) Juniper
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