The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 192 179 160
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 83 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.84% 0.78% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.85% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 58
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£425 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £575 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £26.98 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.89% -29.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.00 £26.98 £31.78
% change year-on-year
+100.18% -15.11%
IT Project Manager
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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
9157 8491 8122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.47% 92.19% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 4748 4306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 425 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +11 23 £438 -1.12%
Berkshire -6 15 £400 +4.57% 2
West Sussex -10 13 £475 +69.64%
Hampshire -3 11 £363 -19.44% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 7 £408 -20.09%
Oxfordshire -15 7 £430 -4.44% 1
Kent +6 6 £375 +3.44% 3
East Sussex +2 1 £388 +3.33%
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title 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 with IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 66 (55.46%) Project Management
2 42 (35.29%) Finance
3 35 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 29 (24.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.97%) Programme Management
6 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
7 16 (13.45%) Change Management
8 12 (10.08%) Migration
9 11 (9.24%) Marketing
10 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
10 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
11 9 (7.56%) ITIL
11 9 (7.56%) Oracle
11 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
11 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
11 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.56%) Resource Management
11 9 (7.56%) Matrix Management
11 9 (7.56%) People Management
12 8 (6.72%) Time Management
12 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
12 8 (6.72%) Service Management
12 8 (6.72%) MS Project
12 8 (6.72%) SAP
13 7 (5.88%) .NET
13 7 (5.88%) Windows
13 7 (5.88%) ITSM
14 6 (5.04%) Banking
14 6 (5.04%) PMP

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title 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 with IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.84%) SAS
1 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.84%) MS Project Server
1 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.84%) Alfresco
1 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.72%) MS Project
3 4 (3.36%) MS Office
4 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) SAN
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.84%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.84%) Spotfire
2 1 (0.84%) QlikView
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
General
1 42 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Marketing
3 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.04%) Banking
5 5 (4.20%) Retail
6 4 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.52%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.68%) Electronics
8 2 (1.68%) Legal
8 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.84%) Automotive
9 1 (0.84%) Back Office
9 1 (0.84%) French Language
9 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.84%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.84%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.68%) DTV
3 2 (1.68%) Economics
3 2 (1.68%) SCADA
4 1 (0.84%) Blog
4 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.84%) FMCG
4 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.84%) BYOD
4 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.46%) Project Management
2 35 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 29 (24.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.97%) Programme Management
5 18 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.45%) Change Management
7 12 (10.08%) Migration
8 9 (7.56%) ITIL
8 9 (7.56%) Resource Management
8 9 (7.56%) Matrix Management
8 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
8 9 (7.56%) People Management
9 8 (6.72%) Time Management
9 8 (6.72%) Service Management
10 7 (5.88%) ITSM
11 5 (4.20%) Scrum
11 5 (4.20%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.20%) Six Sigma
11 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.68%) Java
2 1 (0.84%) PHP
2 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) PMP
3 6 (5.04%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.04%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) MCP
6 1 (0.84%) HNC
6 1 (0.84%) HND
6 1 (0.84%) CCNA
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.84%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) SAP
4 3 (2.52%) Sun
5 2 (1.68%) Adobe
5 2 (1.68%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.68%) Cisco
5 2 (1.68%) VMware
6 1 (0.84%) Capita
6 1 (0.84%) hybris
6 1 (0.84%) Aruba
6 1 (0.84%) F5
6 1 (0.84%) Tableau
6 1 (0.84%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.84%) Cognos
6 1 (0.84%) Sybase
6 1 (0.84%) Citrix
6 1 (0.84%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.84%) Remedy
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