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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.02% 11.69% 14.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.04% 14.52% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 18
Average daily rate
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£440 £470 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £350 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £636
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £391 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.23% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -17.85%
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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
154 186 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 72.64% 80.52% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 88
Average daily rate £390 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £539 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) FMCG
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) QA
5 2 (7.41%) MS Project
5 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (7.41%) SLA
5 2 (7.41%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.70%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) SAP Manager
3 4 (14.81%) SAP Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Business Process Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Process Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Cutover Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (14.81%) Change Management
2 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 3 (11.11%) Procure-to-pay
3 3 (11.11%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
5 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Ariba
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle