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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
England / South East
Rank 180 184 175
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 60 76 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.87% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.92% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 62 69
Median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £311 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +3.75%

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
7212 8261 9176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.74% 94.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4213 5055 4897
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 378 431
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +12 15 £450 -10.00%
Hampshire +7 15 £350 -11.11% 3
Surrey +8 10 £400 -3.03% 2
Kent +10 6 £400 -15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £451 +15.55%
West Sussex -11 5 £465 -9.26% 2
Middlesex - 2 £525 -
East Sussex +7 1 £425 - 1
IT Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 56 (48.28%) Project Management
2 45 (38.79%) PRINCE2
3 38 (32.76%) Finance
4 21 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (13.79%) QA
5 16 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
6 15 (12.93%) Migration
7 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
8 10 (8.62%) MS Project
8 10 (8.62%) PMP
9 9 (7.76%) Project Planning
9 9 (7.76%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.90%) Degree
10 8 (6.90%) Supplier Management
10 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
10 8 (6.90%) MS Office
11 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
11 7 (6.03%) PMI Certification
11 7 (6.03%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
12 6 (5.17%) Project Governance
12 6 (5.17%) APMP
12 6 (5.17%) Marketing
12 6 (5.17%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing

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 4 (3.45%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) MS Project
2 8 (6.90%) MS Office
3 7 (6.03%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.86%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.45%) Office 365
3 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.86%) Taleo
4 1 (0.86%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Firewall
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) LAN
3 2 (1.72%) VPN
3 2 (1.72%) WAN
3 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.86%) Intranet
4 1 (0.86%) MPLS
4 1 (0.86%) Softphone
4 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) GIS
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.17%) Marketing
4 5 (4.31%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Billing
5 4 (3.45%) Electronics
6 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) jQuery
2 1 (0.86%) Middleware
2 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.17%) NHS
3 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.72%) CCTV
4 2 (1.72%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.72%) PMI
4 2 (1.72%) SCADA
4 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.86%) EMV
5 1 (0.86%) FMCG
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.86%) Tandem
5 1 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) VMS
2 1 (0.86%) Android
2 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (48.28%) Project Management
2 45 (38.79%) PRINCE2
3 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.93%) Migration
5 9 (7.76%) Matrix Organization
5 9 (7.76%) Project Planning
6 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.90%) Supplier Management
6 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 7 (6.03%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.17%) ITIL
8 6 (5.17%) Project Governance
8 6 (5.17%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.31%) Change Management
9 5 (4.31%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.45%) Matrix Management
10 4 (3.45%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.62%) PMP
5 8 (6.90%) Degree
6 7 (6.03%) PMI Certification
7 6 (5.17%) APMP
7 6 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) CISA
9 1 (0.86%) CISM
9 1 (0.86%) CISSP
9 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.79%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.86%) GMP
3 1 (0.86%) GxP
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle
2 4 (3.45%) SAP
3 2 (1.72%) Adobe
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco
3 2 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (1.72%) VMware
3 2 (1.72%) Workday
4 1 (0.86%) Blue Coat
4 1 (0.86%) Citrix
4 1 (0.86%) EMC
4 1 (0.86%) F5
4 1 (0.86%) HP
4 1 (0.86%) Mitel
4 1 (0.86%) MobileIron
4 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.86%) Siemens
4 1 (0.86%) Thunderhead
4 1 (0.86%) Tumbleweed
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