The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 7 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.23% 16.00% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.97% 16.93% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 10
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£375 £376 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.33% +22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £600 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -0.39%
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
223 189 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.77% 94.50% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 125 144
Average daily rate £325 £365 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £523 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.25 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Kent region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
Maidstone -2 2 £340 +30.76% 2
Tunbridge Wells -5 2 - -
Dover +2 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Faversham - 1 £563 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 29 (46.03%) Project Management
2 27 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 19 (30.16%) PRINCE2
3 19 (30.16%) Retail
4 15 (23.81%) Finance
5 12 (19.05%) Marketing
6 9 (14.29%) Matrix Management
6 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.29%) webMethods
7 8 (12.70%) CODA
8 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (9.52%) .NET
9 6 (9.52%) Scrum
10 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.94%) Analytics
10 5 (7.94%) Revenue Management
11 4 (6.35%) vSphere
11 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (6.35%) QA
11 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.35%) Electronics
11 4 (6.35%) Telecoms

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.17%) Big Data
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (30.16%) Retail
2 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 12 (19.05%) Marketing
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Publishing
6 2 (3.17%) Legal
6 2 (3.17%) Front Office
7 1 (1.59%) Games
7 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) DTV
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) PMI
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Project Management
2 27 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 19 (30.16%) PRINCE2
4 9 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.52%) Scrum
6 5 (7.94%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.94%) Analytics
6 5 (7.94%) Revenue Management
7 4 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.35%) CRM
7 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.35%) B2B
8 3 (4.76%) Logistics
8 3 (4.76%) WFM
8 3 (4.76%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.76%) PMP
3 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) vSphere
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) webMethods
2 8 (12.70%) CODA
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) SAP