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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
South East / Kent
Rank 11 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 35 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.21% 8.51% 14.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.62% 9.07% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 26
Median daily rate £481 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £555 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £421 £418
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%

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
257 353 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 96.98% 93.88% 98.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 277 152
Median daily rate £390 £338 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 18
Median hourly rate £21.78 £13.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% +44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £430 -
Maidstone - 3 £488 -
West Malling +3 2 £425 -15.84%
Dover - 2 £500 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 28 (50.00%) Project Management
2 26 (46.43%) Finance
3 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (23.21%) Change Management
5 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
6 8 (14.29%) Practice Management
6 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) Legal
7 7 (12.50%) MS Project
8 6 (10.71%) Scrum
9 5 (8.93%) Critical Success Factor
9 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
9 5 (8.93%) Fund Management
10 4 (7.14%) Investment Management
10 4 (7.14%) Firewall
10 4 (7.14%) Law
10 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (5.36%) Citrix
11 3 (5.36%) MS Office
11 3 (5.36%) SAP
11 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
11 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.36%) Marketing
11 3 (5.36%) Matrix Management
11 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
11 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
11 3 (5.36%) APMP
12 2 (3.57%) Business Transformation
12 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity

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 1 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Project
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Legal
3 4 (7.14%) Law
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Military
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.79%) PMI
2 1 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Project Management
2 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (23.21%) Change Management
4 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) Practice Management
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
7 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.93%) Critical Success Factor
7 5 (8.93%) Fund Management
8 4 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 3 (5.36%) Matrix Management
9 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.57%) Information Security
10 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.57%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.57%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.36%) APMP
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (1.79%) CISA
4 1 (1.79%) CISM
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Citrix
1 3 (5.36%) SAP
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.79%) VMware