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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 195 159 173
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 61 76 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.88% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.95% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 42
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £289 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +59.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.85 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+32.92% -8.60%
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
8831 8026 8874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.88% 92.84% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4305 4177
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 616
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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
Hampshire -14 17 £400 +14.28% 3
Berkshire +8 13 £380 -10.58% 4
Surrey -10 11 £425 +41.66% 5
Oxfordshire -7 6 £450 +12.50%
West Sussex +5 5 £290 -26.58% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £395 +5.33% 3
Kent -2 2 £525 +81.03%
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 73 (57.48%) Project Management
2 56 (44.09%) PRINCE2
3 27 (21.26%) Finance
4 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (10.24%) Telecoms
6 13 (10.24%) Migration
7 12 (9.45%) Degree
7 12 (9.45%) PMI Certification
7 12 (9.45%) Change Management
8 11 (8.66%) PMP
9 9 (7.09%) Retail
10 8 (6.30%) ITIL
10 8 (6.30%) Oracle
10 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
11 7 (5.51%) Kanban
11 7 (5.51%) MS Project
11 7 (5.51%) SEO
11 7 (5.51%) CMS
11 7 (5.51%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.51%) Drupal
12 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
12 6 (4.72%) Windows
12 6 (4.72%) CRM
12 6 (4.72%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (5.51%) CMS
1 7 (5.51%) Drupal
2 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) Confluence
3 2 (1.57%) FileNet
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Project
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
2 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) LAN
1 1 (0.79%) Extranet
1 1 (0.79%) MPLS
1 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) EDMS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
General
1 27 (21.26%) Finance
2 13 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.09%) Retail
4 6 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.94%) Banking
5 5 (3.94%) Marketing
6 3 (2.36%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) German Language
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) HTML
1 1 (0.79%) J2EE
1 1 (0.79%) Struts
1 1 (0.79%) XML
1 1 (0.79%) Middleware
1 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.15%) NHS
3 3 (2.36%) PMI
3 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.36%) CCTV
4 2 (1.57%) Open Source
4 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.72%) Windows
2 5 (3.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (57.48%) Project Management
2 56 (44.09%) PRINCE2
3 19 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (10.24%) Migration
6 12 (9.45%) Change Management
7 8 (6.30%) ITIL
7 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (5.51%) Kanban
8 7 (5.51%) SEO
8 7 (5.51%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.72%) CRM
9 6 (4.72%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.72%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.94%) PRINCE
11 4 (3.15%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.15%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (3.15%) Transition Management
11 4 (3.15%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.36%) Java
2 2 (1.57%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (9.45%) PMI Certification
2 12 (9.45%) Degree
3 11 (8.66%) PMP
4 8 (6.30%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.57%) CAPM
8 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) CISM
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.79%) CISSP
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) SLA
1 2 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.30%) Oracle
2 4 (3.15%) SAP
2 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.36%) Avaya
4 2 (1.57%) Capita
4 2 (1.57%) Adobe
4 2 (1.57%) Siebel
4 2 (1.57%) Cisco
4 2 (1.57%) Citrix
5 1 (0.79%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.79%) HP
5 1 (0.79%) EMC
5 1 (0.79%) Orchard
5 1 (0.79%) F5
5 1 (0.79%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.79%) Genesys
5 1 (0.79%) BMC
5 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
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