The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills 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 Project Management over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 11 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 853 1037 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.96% 10.87% 10.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.52% 14.06% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 573 549
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 37
Average hourly rate £53.00 £24.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.83% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.50 £40.70 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
Project Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Project Management
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 Project Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 236 £375 +3.87% 40
Berkshire -1 223 £400 - 48
Surrey -7 113 £425 -10.52% 40
Buckinghamshire -1 101 £399 +6.33% 16
Oxfordshire -5 63 £415 +0.60% 22
West Sussex +4 40 £414 +0.30% 13
Kent -3 28 £438 -2.77% 9
East Sussex -10 16 £286 -26.12% 1
Middlesex -11 14 £425 -9.09% 1
M4 Corridor -3 6 £288 -26.28%
Sussex 0 3 £188 -53.12%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 562 (31.20%) PRINCE2
2 522 (28.98%) Finance
3 311 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 292 (16.21%) ITIL
5 261 (14.49%) Security Cleared
6 252 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
7 241 (13.38%) Telecoms
8 213 (11.83%) SC Cleared
9 208 (11.55%) Microsoft
10 206 (11.44%) MS Excel
11 193 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
12 192 (10.66%) Change Management
13 188 (10.44%) PMI Certification
14 185 (10.27%) MS Project
15 160 (8.88%) Oracle
15 160 (8.88%) Degree
16 145 (8.05%) Migration
17 141 (7.83%) MS Office
18 139 (7.72%) PMP
19 128 (7.11%) Project Planning
20 120 (6.66%) Windows
21 110 (6.11%) Linux
22 109 (6.05%) Management Information System
23 107 (5.94%) Programme Management
23 107 (5.94%) Data Centre
24 105 (5.83%) SQL
24 105 (5.83%) SharePoint
25 104 (5.77%) Risk Management
26 100 (5.55%) Unix
27 99 (5.50%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 105 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.67%) CMS
3 19 (1.05%) SAS
4 17 (0.94%) Apache
4 17 (0.94%) IIS
5 14 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 13 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.67%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.61%) Confluence
9 8 (0.44%) JBoss
10 7 (0.39%) Drupal
10 7 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.28%) TPMS
12 5 (0.28%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.28%) WordPress
13 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 206 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 185 (10.27%) MS Project
3 141 (7.83%) MS Office
4 86 (4.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 64 (3.55%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.17%) Maya
8 3 (0.17%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.056%) InDesign
10 1 (0.056%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 26 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.78%) Eloqua
4 12 (0.67%) Primavera
5 7 (0.39%) Magento
5 7 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.39%) SAP BPC
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.28%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.17%) CA PPM
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.11%) Maximo
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.67%) Office 365
2 17 (0.94%) SaaS
3 14 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.78%) Taleo
4 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.28%) Veeva
7 3 (0.17%) AdWords
7 3 (0.17%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Yammer
9 1 (0.056%) Force.com
9 1 (0.056%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.056%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.39%) LAN
2 53 (2.94%) WAN
3 50 (2.78%) Firewall
4 36 (2.00%) DNS
5 35 (1.94%) Internet
6 33 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 28 (1.55%) MPLS
8 25 (1.39%) Network Security
9 24 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
10 23 (1.28%) 3G
10 23 (1.28%) SSL
11 22 (1.22%) SAN
11 22 (1.22%) VPN
12 21 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (1.05%) LTE
14 19 (1.05%) Wireless
15 18 (1.00%) DHCP
15 18 (1.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 27 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
5 26 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (1.17%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.56%) Big Data
10 10 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.33%) MS Access
12 6 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
13 5 (0.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 42 (2.33%) Subversion
2 40 (2.22%) ClearCase
3 39 (2.17%) GoogleTest
3 39 (2.17%) NUnit
4 37 (2.05%) Ant
5 36 (2.00%) CppUnit
6 35 (1.94%) JIRA
7 14 (0.78%) HP UFT
8 9 (0.50%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.44%) JUnit
9 8 (0.44%) Selenium
9 8 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.28%) TestComplete
11 5 (0.28%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.28%) WATIR
12 4 (0.22%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.22%) PhpStorm
12 4 (0.22%) Rational Rose
13 3 (0.17%) FindBugs
General
1 522 (28.98%) Finance
2 241 (13.38%) Telecoms
3 96 (5.33%) Marketing
4 57 (3.16%) Banking
4 57 (3.16%) Retail
5 44 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 38 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 36 (2.00%) Legal
8 27 (1.50%) Electronics
9 26 (1.44%) Billing
10 23 (1.28%) Automotive
11 17 (0.94%) Back Office
12 16 (0.89%) Publishing
12 16 (0.89%) Spanish Language
13 11 (0.61%) General Ledger
14 10 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.50%) Advertising
16 8 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.44%) Local Government
17 7 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 789 (43.81%) Project Manager
2 226 (12.55%) Analyst
3 112 (6.22%) IT Manager
4 97 (5.39%) Infrastructure Manager
5 93 (5.16%) Business Analyst
6 90 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
7 89 (4.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 74 (4.11%) Developer
9 70 (3.89%) Technical Manager
10 63 (3.50%) Senior Manager
11 60 (3.33%) Programme Manager
11 60 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
12 59 (3.28%) Senior Project Manager
13 55 (3.05%) Delivery Manager
14 54 (3.00%) Consultant
15 40 (2.22%) PMO Analyst
16 39 (2.17%) PMO Manager
17 38 (2.11%) Telecoms Manager
18 36 (2.00%) Coordinator
19 34 (1.89%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.61%) HTML
2 46 (2.55%) .NET
3 39 (2.17%) Web Services
4 31 (1.72%) Middleware
5 20 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 18 (1.00%) XML
7 16 (0.89%) CSS
8 15 (0.83%) HTML5
9 10 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (0.56%) SOAP
10 9 (0.50%) jQuery
10 9 (0.50%) Spring
10 9 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (0.44%) 802.1X
11 8 (0.44%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.28%) Entity Framework
13 5 (0.28%) Java EE
13 5 (0.28%) Laravel
13 5 (0.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 193 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 107 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 72 (4.00%) PMI
5 39 (2.17%) Derivative
6 35 (1.94%) Smart Meter
7 31 (1.72%) NHS
8 26 (1.44%) Computer Science
9 25 (1.39%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.33%) User Experience
11 19 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 16 (0.89%) Social Media
13 13 (0.72%) Cryptography
13 13 (0.72%) Economics
13 13 (0.72%) Statistics
14 12 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.67%) CMDB
14 12 (0.67%) Data Extraction
14 12 (0.67%) FMCG
14 12 (0.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 120 (6.66%) Windows
2 110 (6.11%) Linux
3 100 (5.55%) Unix
4 35 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (1.28%) AIX
9 22 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (1.00%) Solaris
11 11 (0.61%) Android
12 10 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.33%) zOS
14 3 (0.17%) Debian
15 2 (0.11%) SUSE
15 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.056%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (31.20%) PRINCE2
2 311 (17.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 292 (16.21%) ITIL
4 252 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
5 192 (10.66%) Change Management
6 145 (8.05%) Migration
7 128 (7.11%) Project Planning
8 107 (5.94%) Programme Management
9 104 (5.77%) Risk Management
10 99 (5.50%) Business Analysis
11 90 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 88 (4.89%) Service Delivery
13 85 (4.72%) Change Control
14 84 (4.66%) CRM
15 80 (4.44%) SDLC
16 79 (4.39%) Waterfall
17 69 (3.83%) UML
18 67 (3.72%) PRINCE
19 66 (3.66%) Configuration Management
19 66 (3.66%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (5.83%) SQL
2 79 (4.39%) C
3 44 (2.44%) Python
4 43 (2.39%) C++
5 39 (2.17%) Java
6 33 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 25 (1.39%) C#
8 19 (1.05%) PHP
9 14 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 13 (0.72%) VB
11 12 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.39%) Perl
13 5 (0.28%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.17%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.17%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.17%) VBA
15 2 (0.11%) ABAP
15 2 (0.11%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.11%) Korn
15 2 (0.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 261 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 213 (11.83%) SC Cleared
3 188 (10.44%) PMI Certification
4 160 (8.88%) Degree
5 139 (7.72%) PMP
6 98 (5.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 73 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 58 (3.22%) APMP
9 54 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
10 53 (2.94%) DV Cleared
11 45 (2.50%) ISEB
12 32 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (1.00%) CISSP
14 17 (0.94%) CCNA
15 16 (0.89%) MCP
16 13 (0.72%) CCNP
16 13 (0.72%) HND
16 13 (0.72%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (0.50%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.00%) QA
2 39 (2.17%) SLA
3 25 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (1.05%) GxP
6 13 (0.72%) JSP 440
7 11 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 8 (0.44%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.33%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.28%) GAAP
11 5 (0.28%) P3O
12 4 (0.22%) COBIT
13 3 (0.17%) GAMP
13 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.056%) GMP
14 1 (0.056%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.056%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.00%) XenApp
4 10 (0.56%) vSphere
5 9 (0.50%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.22%) XenServer
8 3 (0.17%) NFS
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.056%) ClearTrust
10 1 (0.056%) Firmware
10 1 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (0.89%) SCCM
2 10 (0.56%) Puppet
3 4 (0.22%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.22%) OPNET
3 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (0.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (0.17%) SCOM
4 3 (0.17%) WSUS
5 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.11%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 208 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 160 (8.88%) Oracle
3 93 (5.16%) SAP
4 62 (3.44%) VMware
5 57 (3.16%) Cisco
6 51 (2.83%) HP
7 48 (2.67%) Citrix
8 32 (1.78%) IBM
9 28 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (1.44%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.22%) Ericsson
12 19 (1.05%) Huawei
13 16 (0.89%) NetApp
13 16 (0.89%) Remedy
14 15 (0.83%) Nokia
15 14 (0.78%) Aprimo
15 14 (0.78%) BT
15 14 (0.78%) Marketo
15 14 (0.78%) Saba
16 13 (0.72%) F5
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