The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 189 193 187
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 57 80 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.88% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 58
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £480 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.41 £55.00 £41.88
% change year-on-year
-26.53% +31.34%
IT Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7257 9046 9406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.63% 94.80% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5231 5158
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 513 517
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.66 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
Berkshire +10 17 £429 +0.88%
Hampshire +17 11 £363 -9.37% 3
Surrey +14 10 £450 +5.88%
West Sussex +13 7 £476 +27.00%
Kent +3 4 £506 +26.56%
East Sussex - 2 £450 -
Oxfordshire -10 1 £450 +15.38%
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT 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 South East region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 67 (54.92%) Project Management
2 38 (31.15%) PRINCE2
3 34 (27.87%) Finance
4 25 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.11%) Migration
5 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
6 14 (11.48%) MS Project
7 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
7 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (10.66%) QA
8 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
8 12 (9.84%) Banking
9 11 (9.02%) PMP
10 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
10 10 (8.20%) Project Planning
10 10 (8.20%) Matrix Organization
11 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
12 8 (6.56%) Supplier Management
12 8 (6.56%) Degree
12 8 (6.56%) MS Project Server
13 7 (5.74%) Retail
13 7 (5.74%) PMI Certification
13 7 (5.74%) MS Office
13 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (5.74%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (4.92%) SAP
14 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
15 5 (4.10%) Telecoms

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (6.56%) MS Project Server
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Project
2 7 (5.74%) MS Office
3 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Wireless
2 4 (3.28%) Network Security
3 3 (2.46%) Firewall
4 2 (1.64%) Intranet
4 2 (1.64%) LAN
4 2 (1.64%) WAN
5 1 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.82%) MPLS
5 1 (0.82%) NAS
5 1 (0.82%) SAN
5 1 (0.82%) Skype
5 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.82%) VPN
5 1 (0.82%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) GIS
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 34 (27.87%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Retail
4 5 (4.10%) Marketing
4 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.28%) Billing
5 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.46%) Electronics
6 3 (2.46%) Legal
7 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.82%) Automotive
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Military
8 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) jQuery
2 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.10%) NHS
3 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.46%) FMCG
5 2 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.64%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.64%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.82%) AS400
6 1 (0.82%) Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.82%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.92%) Project Management
2 38 (31.15%) PRINCE2
3 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (13.11%) Migration
5 10 (8.20%) Matrix Organization
5 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
5 10 (8.20%) Project Planning
6 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.56%) Supplier Management
8 7 (5.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (5.74%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.92%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.10%) Change Management
10 5 (4.10%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.10%) Matrix Management
11 4 (3.28%) Change Control
11 4 (3.28%) ITIL
11 4 (3.28%) Project Governance
11 4 (3.28%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.46%) SQL
2 1 (0.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.02%) PMP
5 8 (6.56%) Degree
6 7 (5.74%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.46%) APMP
7 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.82%) CCNA
8 1 (0.82%) CCNP
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) GMP
2 1 (0.82%) GxP
2 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.92%) SAP
3 3 (2.46%) Adobe
3 3 (2.46%) IBM
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco
4 2 (1.64%) iManage
5 1 (0.82%) Avaya
5 1 (0.82%) Baan
5 1 (0.82%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.82%) Citrix
5 1 (0.82%) F5
5 1 (0.82%) Infor
5 1 (0.82%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.82%) Polycom
5 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.82%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (0.82%) VMware
5 1 (0.82%) Workday