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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 26 18 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 35 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.58% 6.56% 16.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.36% 9.52% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 28
Median daily rate £510 £466 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% +27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -23.57%
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
338 168 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 73.16% 68.85% 68.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 80 88
Median daily rate £375 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Median hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+750.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidstone +1 3 £350 - 2
Tunbridge Wells -6 2 £400 -
Tonbridge -10 1 £450 -3.32%
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (23.21%) Degree
4 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.43%) ITIL
5 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.07%) CRM
7 8 (14.29%) MS Project
7 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 8 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (12.50%) Coaching
9 6 (10.71%) Asset Management
9 6 (10.71%) Scrum
9 6 (10.71%) PMP
9 6 (10.71%) PMI Certification
10 5 (8.93%) Change Management
10 5 (8.93%) Banking
10 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.14%) Investment Management
11 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (7.14%) Matrix Management
11 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.14%) SDLC
12 3 (5.36%) Information Security
12 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.36%) ISEB

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Open Workbench
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) CA PPM
1 2 (3.57%) Sage 200
1 2 (3.57%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) LDAP
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Big Data
1 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Project Manager
2 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Digital Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Applications Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Asset Management Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Banking Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
1 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.79%) LINQ
1 1 (1.79%) WCF
1 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) HACMP
3 2 (3.57%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Economics
4 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.57%) AIX
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Solaris
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
4 9 (16.07%) CRM
5 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 7 (12.50%) Coaching
7 6 (10.71%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.71%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) Change Management
9 4 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 4 (7.14%) Matrix Management
9 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.36%) DevOps
10 3 (5.36%) Information Security
11 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.57%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Perl
1 2 (3.57%) Python
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 6 (10.71%) PMP
3 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.36%) ISEB
6 2 (3.57%) APMP
6 2 (3.57%) CISSP
7 1 (1.79%) CISA
7 1 (1.79%) CISM
7 1 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.57%) COBIT
2 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) NFS
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) CA
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Sage
2 2 (3.57%) Veritas
3 1 (1.79%) BMC
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) NetApp
3 1 (1.79%) VMware