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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 31 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.73% 8.84% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.57% 9.22% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 17
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£475 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £277 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
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
268 282 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 92.73% 95.92% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 156 143
Average daily rate £350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £26.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 -3 3 £400 +28.00%
Dartford - 3 £550 -
West Malling - 1 £388 - 1
Dover - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - - 3
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 30 (56.60%) Project Management
2 23 (43.40%) PRINCE2
3 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
3 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (22.64%) Finance
5 9 (16.98%) Matrix Management
6 5 (9.43%) Degree
6 5 (9.43%) Retail
6 5 (9.43%) Business Transformation
6 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
6 5 (9.43%) CRM
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (7.55%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.66%) Banking
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
8 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
8 3 (5.66%) Avaya
8 3 (5.66%) SAP
8 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
8 3 (5.66%) ERP
9 2 (3.77%) UNIX
9 2 (3.77%) Windows
9 2 (3.77%) HTML
9 2 (3.77%) .NET

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Local Government
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) HTML
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) PMI
1 2 (3.77%) Blog
1 2 (3.77%) Social Media
1 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Social Network
2 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.89%) NHS
2 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) UNIX
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Project Management
2 23 (43.40%) PRINCE2
3 16 (30.19%) E-Commerce
3 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.98%) Matrix Management
5 5 (9.43%) Business Transformation
5 5 (9.43%) CRM
6 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 3 (5.66%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
7 3 (5.66%) ERP
8 2 (3.77%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.77%) Content Management
8 2 (3.77%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Avaya
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Facebook
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Progress
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Sun
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