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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 20 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Management 24 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.25% 5.05% 10.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 7.11% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 20
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £385 £379
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
221 211 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.95% 71.04% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 126 110
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £259 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 13
Average hourly rate £20.67 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.80 £13.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.53 £43.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 - 4 £388 - 2
Dartford - 2 £550 -
Maidstone +4 1 - - 4
West Malling - 1 £388 - 2
Dover - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
4 11 (24.44%) Finance
5 9 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) Internet
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
9 3 (6.67%) Windows
9 3 (6.67%) HTML
9 3 (6.67%) Service Management
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (6.67%) Firewall
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
9 3 (6.67%) Retail
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.44%) Change Control
10 2 (4.44%) Blog
10 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
10 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (4.44%) Web Usability
10 2 (4.44%) Facebook
10 2 (4.44%) Twitter
10 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
10 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.44%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.44%) MS Project
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Local Government
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Project Manager
2 8 (17.78%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) XSL
3 1 (2.22%) DHTML
3 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.22%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Blog
1 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Social Media
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.44%) PMI
1 2 (4.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.22%) iSeries
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Solaris
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) zOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (35.56%) E-Commerce
4 9 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.89%) CRM
7 3 (6.67%) Service Management
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.44%) Change Control
8 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.44%) Web Usability
8 2 (4.44%) Software Deployment
8 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.44%) Coaching
8 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Java
1 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.44%) PMP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Facebook
1 2 (4.44%) Twitter
1 2 (4.44%) VMware
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle
1 2 (4.44%) SAP
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) EMC
2 1 (2.22%) Citrix
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.22%) Sun
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) Progress
Kent
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £424 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: Very competitive package
Posted: 12 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Rate: Up to £62,942 per annum plus allowances
Posted: 25 days ago