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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 19 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.00% 9.38% 13.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 9.82% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £273 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £570 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
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
279 275 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.00% 95.49% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 157 129
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £13.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +29.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.01 £35.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tunbridge Wells -6 3 £400 +28.00%
Tonbridge -1 1 - -
Dartford - 1 £550 -
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 34 (55.74%) Project Management
2 24 (39.34%) PRINCE2
3 16 (26.23%) Finance
4 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
6 8 (13.11%) Avaya
7 7 (11.48%) ITIL
8 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (9.84%) Retail
8 6 (9.84%) Degree
9 5 (8.20%) Matrix Management
9 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.20%) Business Transformation
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
10 4 (6.56%) Change Management
10 4 (6.56%) CRM
10 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.92%) Banking
11 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.92%) Marketing
11 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
11 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
11 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
11 3 (4.92%) Windows
11 3 (4.92%) Legal
11 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Games
5 2 (3.28%) Local Government
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) HTML
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Social Media
1 2 (3.28%) NHS
1 2 (3.28%) Blog
2 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.64%) Social Network
2 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.64%) PMI
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Project Management
2 24 (39.34%) PRINCE2
3 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (22.95%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Matrix Management
5 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.20%) Business Transformation
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 4 (6.56%) CRM
6 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.28%) Service Management
8 2 (3.28%) ERP
8 2 (3.28%) Web Usability
8 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.28%) Content Management
9 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.28%) PMP
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) GxP
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Avaya
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Facebook
3 2 (3.28%) Twitter
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Mercator
4 1 (1.64%) Remedy
4 1 (1.64%) Sun
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Progress
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
Kent
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: £60000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago