The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Kent 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 29 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.00% 3.31% 12.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% 4.76% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 20
Average daily rate
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£345 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £243 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
- +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £37.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-16.21% +39.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 189 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 77.08% 69.49% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 98 100
Average daily rate £350 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.85 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.33% +18.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Project Management
South East

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 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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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
Chatham - 2 £125 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £388 -
Stansted - 1 £450 -
West Malling - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2
Sittingbourne - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) PRINCE2
3 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.45%) ITIL
5 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.37%) MS Office
6 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (16.33%) Degree
7 7 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
9 4 (8.16%) VoIP
9 4 (8.16%) MS Project
9 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.16%) Service Management
9 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
10 3 (6.12%) Validation
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
10 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
10 3 (6.12%) Legal
10 3 (6.12%) Internet

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.16%) MS Project
5 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) VoIP
2 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Local Government
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Change Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Voice Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 2 (4.08%) Blog
2 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.08%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.04%) iSeries
3 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
1 2 (4.08%) Solaris
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) zOS
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) PRINCE2
2 14 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.45%) ITIL
4 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.29%) Change Management
6 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.12%) Validation
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
8 3 (6.12%) Demand Management
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.12%) PMP
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Facebook
2 2 (4.08%) Twitter
3 1 (2.04%) Sun
3 1 (2.04%) EMC
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Avaya
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Mercator
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Progress
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
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