The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 22 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 23 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.77% 4.66% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.70% 6.07% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 6
Average daily rate
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£419 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.37% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £160 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £530 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -17.85%
Project Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 214 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 80.07% 76.70% 68.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 139 104
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 17
Average hourly rate £9.00 £32.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.09% +69.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Kent region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Kent region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Tunbridge Wells -3 3 £450 +12.50%
Canterbury - 2 £475 -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Marketing
3 8 (20.51%) .NET
4 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
6 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.82%) MySQL
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle
6 5 (12.82%) Legal
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Puppet
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Clustering
7 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.26%) Banking
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (10.26%) Perl
7 4 (10.26%) UNIX
7 4 (10.26%) AIX
7 4 (10.26%) Solaris
7 4 (10.26%) Linux
7 4 (10.26%) Python
7 4 (10.26%) LDAP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Sentinel
1 1 (2.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.26%) DNS
2 4 (10.26%) LDAP
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (2.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Marketing
3 5 (12.82%) Legal
4 4 (10.26%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Project Office Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
2 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) Dojo
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) Spring Integration
2 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) HACMP
1 4 (10.26%) Clustering
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
1 4 (10.26%) AIX
1 4 (10.26%) Solaris
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
1 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
2 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.69%) Campaign Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) Matrix Management
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) Perl
1 4 (10.26%) Python
1 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
2 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) VB6
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) PMP
1 3 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CISM
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) NFS
1 4 (10.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) OpenView
2 1 (2.56%) Control-M
2 1 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 4 (10.26%) Veritas
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.26%) Symantec
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Dell
4 1 (2.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.56%) webMethods
4 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (2.56%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.56%) NetScout
4 1 (2.56%) TippingPoint
4 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.56%) Tufin
4 1 (2.56%) Aruba