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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 12 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.94% 10.96% 15.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.26% 13.26% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 16
Average daily rate
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£336 £484 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.63% +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £403 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £555 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.17% -
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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
117 181 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 67.63% 82.65% 75.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 108 95
Average daily rate £387 £420 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £557 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 16 (43.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 10 (27.03%) Change Management
4 8 (21.62%) Legal
4 8 (21.62%) Information Security
5 7 (18.92%) CISM
5 7 (18.92%) MS Office
5 7 (18.92%) CISSP
5 7 (18.92%) PMP
5 7 (18.92%) PMI Certification
5 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.22%) Data Privacy
6 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.22%) GIAC
7 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 5 (13.51%) Human Factors
8 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.81%) C
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
9 3 (8.11%) MS Project
9 3 (8.11%) SAP
9 3 (8.11%) Finance
9 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (5.41%) FMCG
10 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Legal
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Information Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Manager
5 2 (5.41%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
6 1 (2.70%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Deployment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.51%) Human Factors
4 2 (5.41%) FMCG
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (27.03%) Change Management
3 8 (21.62%) Information Security
4 6 (16.22%) Data Privacy
4 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Data Security
8 1 (2.70%) CMMI
8 1 (2.70%) Workflow
8 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.70%) Workflow Management
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CISM
1 7 (18.92%) CISSP
1 7 (18.92%) PMP
1 7 (18.92%) PMI Certification
2 6 (16.22%) GIAC
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
1 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) vMotion
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
3 1 (2.70%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Planview