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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
South East / Kent
Rank 29 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 18 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.82% 8.30% 8.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 10.99% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 15
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+1.37% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.27%

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
213 182 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 80.68% 75.52% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 143 102
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 12
Median hourly rate £9.61 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.96% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Chatham - 2 £500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells -5 1 - -
Dartford - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £488 - 4
Sevenoaks - 1 £380 -
Project Management
South East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) PRINCE2
3 15 (30.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.37%) Avaya
6 8 (16.33%) Migration
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) iManage
7 6 (12.24%) Matrix Management
7 6 (12.24%) Document Management
7 6 (12.24%) MS Project
7 6 (12.24%) Law
7 6 (12.24%) Legal
8 5 (10.20%) Change Management
8 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.20%) Internet
8 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Degree
9 4 (8.16%) Investment Management
9 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
9 4 (8.16%) MS Office
9 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
9 4 (8.16%) Critical Success Factor
10 3 (6.12%) Fund Management
10 3 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
10 3 (6.12%) SAP
10 3 (6.12%) PMP

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 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Project
2 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (8.16%) MS Office
4 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Law
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Local Government
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (81.63%) Project Manager
2 7 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Telephony Manager
2 7 (14.29%) Telephony Project Manager
3 6 (12.24%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Financial Services Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Pensions Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.08%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) PRINCE2
2 15 (30.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Migration
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) Document Management
5 6 (12.24%) Matrix Management
6 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.20%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (8.16%) Investment Management
7 4 (8.16%) SDLC
7 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.12%) Fund Management
8 3 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (4.08%) Information Security
9 2 (4.08%) Practice Management
9 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
9 2 (4.08%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.12%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.12%) PMP
4 2 (4.08%) CISA
4 2 (4.08%) CISM
4 2 (4.08%) CISSP
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) APMP
5 1 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) COBIT
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Avaya
2 6 (12.24%) iManage
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) VMware