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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 25 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.53% 4.89% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 7.78% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £23.13 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +156.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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
204 167 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.08% 62.78% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 111
Average daily rate £350 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Folkestone - 2 £450 - 1
Maidstone - - - - 1
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 18 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
4 11 (28.95%) Matrix Management
5 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 6 (15.79%) Degree
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
8 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (7.89%) Retail
9 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
9 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.89%) Windows
9 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
10 2 (5.26%) .NET
10 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
10 2 (5.26%) MS Office
10 2 (5.26%) SAP
10 2 (5.26%) Service Management
10 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.26%) webMethods
10 2 (5.26%) PMI

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Project Manager
2 10 (26.32%) Contracts Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (2.63%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) XSL
2 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
2 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.63%) PrimeFaces
2 1 (2.63%) Ionic Framework
2 1 (2.63%) DHTML
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) HACMP
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 18 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
4 11 (28.95%) Matrix Management
5 5 (13.16%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
8 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.26%) Change Control
8 2 (5.26%) Software Deployment
8 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
9 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.26%) PMP
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CITP
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.63%) NCDA
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) NFS
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.63%) SCOM
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) CODA
2 2 (5.26%) webMethods
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) FrontRange
3 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.63%) Symantec
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) EMC
3 1 (2.63%) NetApp
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas
Folkestone
Claremont Consulting Limited
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Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent & Essex Police
Rate: £30,427 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Kent and Essex Police
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