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 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 13 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 42 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.99% 7.85% 14.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.14% 8.56% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 28
Median daily rate £475 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -2.77%
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
377 222 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 98.69% 91.74% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 112 143
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.50 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 26 May 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
Maidstone 0 2 £350 -
Tonbridge - 2 £525 -
Dover +1 1 £575 +53.33%
West Malling - 1 £425 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 45 (60.81%) Project Management
2 38 (51.35%) Finance
3 26 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (20.27%) PRINCE2
6 13 (17.57%) ITIL
6 13 (17.57%) Degree
7 11 (14.86%) Office 365
8 10 (13.51%) Investment Management
8 10 (13.51%) Windows
8 10 (13.51%) CRM
8 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
9 9 (12.16%) MiFID
10 8 (10.81%) Data Protection
10 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (10.81%) FATCA
10 8 (10.81%) Asset Management
11 7 (9.46%) Scrum
11 7 (9.46%) Migration
11 7 (9.46%) MS Project
12 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
12 6 (8.11%) Information Security
12 6 (8.11%) Change Management
12 6 (8.11%) Coaching
12 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
12 6 (8.11%) Performance Management
13 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.76%) PMP

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 (2.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Project
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Sage 200
1 2 (2.70%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) PBX
1 2 (2.70%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (51.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Law
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Project Management
2 26 (35.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) PRINCE2
5 13 (17.57%) ITIL
6 10 (13.51%) CRM
6 10 (13.51%) Investment Management
7 8 (10.81%) Asset Management
7 8 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (9.46%) Migration
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 6 (8.11%) Change Management
9 6 (8.11%) Coaching
9 6 (8.11%) Information Security
9 6 (8.11%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.41%) Matrix Management
12 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.05%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.76%) PMP
3 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CISA
5 1 (1.35%) CISM
5 1 (1.35%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) MiFID
2 8 (10.81%) FATCA
3 4 (5.41%) UCITS
4 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.35%) PMBOK
5 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Avaya
2 2 (2.70%) Polycom
2 2 (2.70%) Sage
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe
3 1 (1.35%) Citrix
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.35%) VMware
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