The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Kent region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 4 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 43 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.55% 4.90% 10.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.84% 5.07% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 27
Median daily rate £450 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £370 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +30.30%
Project Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
241 276 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.37% 96.50% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 169 176
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £37.50 £35.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Kent region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Kent region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Kent region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Dartford - 3 £275 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £425 -
Dover - 2 £463 -
Folkestone - 2 £400 -
Canterbury +6 1 £393 -17.36%
Chatham - 1 £315 -
Maidstone - 1 £500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £550 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 54 (63.53%) Project Management
2 38 (44.71%) Finance
3 24 (28.24%) PRINCE2
4 20 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (17.65%) Migration
7 14 (16.47%) Avaya
8 12 (14.12%) Investment Management
9 11 (12.94%) Legal
10 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 10 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (10.59%) MiFID
11 9 (10.59%) Document Management
11 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.59%) MS Office
11 9 (10.59%) Law
12 8 (9.41%) Scrum
12 8 (9.41%) Degree
12 8 (9.41%) Matrix Management
12 8 (9.41%) Data Protection
12 8 (9.41%) FATCA
12 8 (9.41%) Office 365
12 8 (9.41%) iManage
13 7 (8.24%) Asset Management
13 7 (8.24%) Internet
14 6 (7.06%) Windows
15 5 (5.88%) Retail
15 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
15 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 5 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor

Project Manager Skill Set
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 3 (3.53%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
1 9 (10.59%) MS Office
2 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) MS Project
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.18%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) Skype
3 2 (2.35%) Intranet
3 2 (2.35%) PBX
4 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Legal
3 9 (10.59%) Law
4 5 (5.88%) Retail
5 3 (3.53%) Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.53%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.53%) PMI
2 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.18%) FMCG
3 1 (1.18%) Informatics
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Project Management
2 24 (28.24%) PRINCE2
3 20 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.65%) Migration
6 12 (14.12%) Investment Management
7 9 (10.59%) Document Management
8 8 (9.41%) Data Protection
8 8 (9.41%) Matrix Management
8 8 (9.41%) Scrum
9 7 (8.24%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.88%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.71%) Change Management
11 4 (4.71%) Information Security
11 4 (4.71%) ITIL
11 4 (4.71%) Practice Management
11 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.53%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 8 (9.41%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.18%) CISA
5 1 (1.18%) CISM
5 1 (1.18%) CISSP
5 1 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) MiFID
2 8 (9.41%) FATCA
3 4 (4.71%) UCITS
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.18%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Avaya
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.41%) iManage
4 3 (3.53%) Polycom
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) Sage
5 1 (1.18%) SAP