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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 15 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 24 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.13% 3.64% 7.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.62% 3.86% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 15
Median daily rate £488 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.76% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.90 £37.05 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -10.18%
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
226 233 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 95.36% 94.33% 91.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 158 123
Median daily rate £375 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £11.78 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Tunbridge Wells -6 3 £500 +34.22%
Sevenoaks - 2 £380 -
Aylesford - 1 £450 -
Dover - 1 £488 -
Maidstone - 1 £500 - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £550 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 41 (63.08%) Project Management
2 23 (35.38%) Finance
3 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 13 (20.00%) Legal
5 11 (16.92%) Avaya
6 10 (15.38%) Law
6 10 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
7 9 (13.85%) Document Management
7 9 (13.85%) Migration
8 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.31%) iManage
9 7 (10.77%) MS Project
9 7 (10.77%) Internet
10 6 (9.23%) Practice Management
10 6 (9.23%) Matrix Management
11 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (7.69%) Scrum
11 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.69%) Change Management
11 5 (7.69%) MS Office
11 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
12 4 (6.15%) Degree
12 4 (6.15%) Investment Management
13 3 (4.62%) Matrix Organization
13 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
13 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
14 2 (3.08%) Retail
14 2 (3.08%) Intranet

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 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Project
2 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.54%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Intranet
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) IP Telephony
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Legal
3 10 (15.38%) Law
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
1 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
1 1 (1.54%) Informatics
1 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Project Management
2 15 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 10 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
4 9 (13.85%) Document Management
4 9 (13.85%) Migration
5 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.23%) Matrix Management
6 6 (9.23%) Practice Management
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.69%) Scrum
8 4 (6.15%) Investment Management
9 3 (4.62%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.62%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (3.08%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.08%) Project Governance
10 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.08%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) APMP
3 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Avaya
2 8 (12.31%) iManage
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
5 1 (1.54%) Sage
5 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com