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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 20 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 28 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.83% 9.89% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.12% 13.92% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 8
Average daily rate £438 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £289 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
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
231 194 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.87% 71.06% 63.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 113 84
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Canterbury - 8 £330 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £425 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - - 1
West Malling - 1 £475 -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
4 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) CRM
6 7 (17.50%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.50%) ISEB
8 5 (12.50%) Banking
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) PMP
9 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
9 4 (10.00%) MS Project
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle
10 3 (7.50%) Sybase
10 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
10 3 (7.50%) Change Management
10 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Marketing
10 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
10 3 (7.50%) Waterfall

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
1 2 (5.00%) PowerDesigner
1 2 (5.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (5.00%) Local Government
4 2 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Project Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 12 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Marketing Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.00%) CRM
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) Coaching
6 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) ETL
7 2 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) Python
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) ISEB
3 4 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.00%) PMP
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) APMP
5 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.50%) CISM
6 1 (2.50%) CISSP
6 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) NFS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (2.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Sybase
3 2 (5.00%) CA
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) HP
4 1 (2.50%) Veritas
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