The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 19 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.63% 11.92% 15.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.95% 15.05% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 24
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£438 £415 £432
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -3.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.93% -6.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 206 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 76.71% 79.23% 71.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 125 91
Average daily rate £440 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +90.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Middlesex region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Middlesex region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
2 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (25.49%) SAP
3 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (21.57%) Finance
5 10 (19.61%) Degree
6 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
6 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
7 6 (11.76%) Workflow
7 6 (11.76%) SAP HR
7 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
8 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.80%) Change Management
9 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
9 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
9 4 (7.84%) MS Project
9 4 (7.84%) Document Management
9 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (7.84%) Cyber Security
10 3 (5.88%) Time Management
10 3 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (5.88%) User Experience
10 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
10 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Project
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.92%) MS Office
4 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) SAP HR
2 2 (3.92%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.96%) Demantra
3 1 (1.96%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
1 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Project Manager
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Business Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Procurement Specialist
5 3 (5.88%) Change Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Communications Manager
6 2 (3.92%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Communications Manager
6 2 (3.92%) PMO Lead
6 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
7 1 (1.96%) Report Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) XML
1 1 (1.96%) DOM
1 1 (1.96%) XSL
1 1 (1.96%) XHTML
1 1 (1.96%) Ajax
1 1 (1.96%) jQuery
1 1 (1.96%) Visualforce
1 1 (1.96%) HTML5
1 1 (1.96%) CSS3
1 1 (1.96%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.88%) User Experience
5 2 (3.92%) Open Source
5 2 (3.92%) FMCG
6 1 (1.96%) iSeries
6 1 (1.96%) PMI
6 1 (1.96%) W3C
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
1 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) PRINCE2
2 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (13.73%) Risk Management
3 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 6 (11.76%) Workflow
5 5 (9.80%) Change Management
5 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.84%) Document Management
6 4 (7.84%) Cyber Security
7 3 (5.88%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) Time Management
7 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (5.88%) Content Management
7 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) C
1 1 (1.96%) C#
1 1 (1.96%) C++
1 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.96%) PHP
1 1 (1.96%) VB
1 1 (1.96%) Ruby
1 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.88%) PMP
4 2 (3.92%) CISM
4 2 (3.92%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) SAP
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Ariba
3 2 (3.92%) Aquila
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Endeca
4 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) ATG