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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 13 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 733 1033 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.72% 10.59% 9.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 13.28% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 638 539
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £267 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +52.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.70 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £46.50 £57.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £31.44 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +4.80%
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
6857 7778 6987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.53% 79.74% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 4780 3892
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 264 269
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.41 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 -9 174 £425 +11.84% 39
Hampshire -9 137 £340 -9.33% 30
Surrey -2 103 £475 +8.57% 24
West Sussex +8 86 £425 -5.55% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 75 £415 +3.75% 19
Oxfordshire -20 47 £383 -4.37% 12
Kent +23 42 £425 - 6
East Sussex +13 26 £450 +14.28% 8
Middlesex +1 19 £450 +0.27%
Sussex 0 1 £500 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 410 (26.68%) PRINCE2
2 384 (24.98%) Finance
3 341 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 218 (14.18%) Microsoft
6 194 (12.62%) ITIL
7 188 (12.23%) Security Cleared
8 187 (12.17%) Degree
9 177 (11.52%) MS Excel
10 167 (10.87%) Telecoms
11 158 (10.28%) Change Management
12 150 (9.76%) SC Cleared
13 146 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
14 124 (8.07%) Migration
15 123 (8.00%) MS Office
16 120 (7.81%) Scrum
17 119 (7.74%) MS Project
18 115 (7.48%) PMI Certification
19 113 (7.35%) Business Analysis
20 102 (6.64%) Windows
21 99 (6.44%) PMP
22 98 (6.38%) Service Delivery
23 93 (6.05%) Project Planning
24 91 (5.92%) SQL
25 87 (5.66%) Programme Management
26 85 (5.53%) Linux
27 83 (5.40%) SAP
27 83 (5.40%) Oracle
28 78 (5.07%) Service Management
29 77 (5.01%) Retail

Project Management
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 68 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.47%) CMS
3 31 (2.02%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.24%) Confluence
5 10 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 9 (0.59%) JBoss
7 8 (0.52%) MS Project Server
7 8 (0.52%) NetWeaver
8 7 (0.46%) IIS
8 7 (0.46%) SAP EP
8 7 (0.46%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.39%) Apache
9 6 (0.39%) Drupal
9 6 (0.39%) SAS
9 6 (0.39%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.33%) iPlanet
11 4 (0.26%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 177 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 123 (8.00%) MS Office
3 119 (7.74%) MS Project
4 58 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (2.15%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.59%) SPSS
8 6 (0.39%) ProjectWise
9 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.065%) Maya
11 1 (0.065%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.65%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.52%) SAP MDM
4 7 (0.46%) Eloqua
4 7 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (0.39%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.33%) Primavera
7 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.26%) HFM
7 4 (0.26%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.55%) Office 365
2 53 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.72%) SaaS
5 9 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.26%) IaaS
7 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.20%) PaaS
7 3 (0.20%) Taleo
8 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.13%) Trello
9 1 (0.065%) Force.com
9 1 (0.065%) GitHub
9 1 (0.065%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.93%) Internet
2 38 (2.47%) Firewall
2 38 (2.47%) WAN
3 37 (2.41%) LAN
4 30 (1.95%) SAN
5 23 (1.50%) Network Security
5 23 (1.50%) VPN
6 20 (1.30%) DNS
6 20 (1.30%) Wireless
7 19 (1.24%) MPLS
8 18 (1.17%) Skype
9 15 (0.98%) MVNO
9 15 (0.98%) NAS
9 15 (0.98%) TCP/IP
10 14 (0.91%) LTE
11 13 (0.85%) 3G
11 13 (0.85%) 4G
11 13 (0.85%) DHCP
12 12 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (1.04%) SAP HANA
5 16 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (0.91%) Big Data
7 11 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.59%) MySQL
9 9 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.39%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (0.33%) GIS
12 5 (0.33%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.26%) DB2
13 4 (0.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (2.15%) JIRA
2 29 (1.89%) Subversion
3 19 (1.24%) ClearCase
4 17 (1.11%) GoogleTest
4 17 (1.11%) NUnit
5 15 (0.98%) Ant
5 15 (0.98%) CppUnit
5 15 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 15 (0.98%) JUnit
6 13 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 12 (0.78%) Maven
7 12 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (0.72%) SoapUI
9 10 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.33%) Selenium
12 4 (0.26%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.20%) Checkstyle
13 3 (0.20%) FindBugs
General
1 384 (24.98%) Finance
2 167 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 77 (5.01%) Retail
4 73 (4.75%) Marketing
5 71 (4.62%) Banking
6 36 (2.34%) Legal
7 23 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.24%) Back Office
9 18 (1.17%) Spanish Language
10 13 (0.85%) Billing
11 12 (0.78%) Automotive
11 12 (0.78%) Local Government
12 11 (0.72%) Law
12 11 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.59%) Electronics
14 8 (0.52%) Advertising
14 8 (0.52%) Front Office
14 8 (0.52%) Publishing
15 7 (0.46%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 657 (42.75%) Project Manager
2 197 (12.82%) Analyst
3 99 (6.44%) Business Analyst
4 92 (5.99%) IT Manager
5 83 (5.40%) IT Project Manager
6 82 (5.34%) Senior Manager
7 75 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
8 70 (4.55%) Developer
9 61 (3.97%) Infrastructure Manager
10 59 (3.84%) Consultant
11 56 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 51 (3.32%) Architect
13 43 (2.80%) Programme Manager
14 42 (2.73%) Digital Project Manager
15 38 (2.47%) Technical Manager
16 33 (2.15%) Coordinator
17 32 (2.08%) Security Manager
18 30 (1.95%) Business Manager
18 30 (1.95%) SAP Manager
19 29 (1.89%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.54%) HTML
1 39 (2.54%) Web Services
2 32 (2.08%) CSS
3 31 (2.02%) .NET
4 23 (1.50%) Middleware
5 22 (1.43%) SOAP
6 14 (0.91%) jQuery
7 12 (0.78%) XML
8 9 (0.59%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.59%) SAP Basis
8 9 (0.59%) Spring
9 7 (0.46%) SAP PI
10 6 (0.39%) .NET Framework
10 6 (0.39%) HTML5
10 6 (0.39%) J2EE
10 6 (0.39%) SPML
11 5 (0.33%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.33%) CSS3
11 5 (0.33%) JSP
11 5 (0.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 146 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (4.81%) Data Centre
3 72 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 51 (3.32%) PMI
5 48 (3.12%) Computer Science
6 36 (2.34%) Virtual Team
7 32 (2.08%) User Experience
8 26 (1.69%) NHS
9 21 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.17%) Derivative
10 18 (1.17%) Smart Meter
11 16 (1.04%) Mainframe
12 14 (0.91%) Data Extraction
13 12 (0.78%) Economics
13 12 (0.78%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.72%) Replication
15 10 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.59%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.59%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 102 (6.64%) Windows
2 85 (5.53%) Linux
3 67 (4.36%) Unix
4 20 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 15 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.85%) Solaris
7 13 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.78%) AIX
9 10 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.20%) Android
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.13%) CentOS
15 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.13%) zOS
16 1 (0.065%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (26.68%) PRINCE2
2 341 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
3 289 (18.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 194 (12.62%) ITIL
5 158 (10.28%) Change Management
6 124 (8.07%) Migration
7 120 (7.81%) Scrum
8 113 (7.35%) Business Analysis
9 98 (6.38%) Service Delivery
10 93 (6.05%) Project Planning
11 87 (5.66%) Programme Management
12 78 (5.07%) Service Management
13 72 (4.68%) Waterfall
14 71 (4.62%) CRM
15 68 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
16 67 (4.36%) Continuous Improvement
17 64 (4.16%) Risk Management
17 64 (4.16%) SDLC
18 61 (3.97%) Project Governance
19 58 (3.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 91 (5.92%) SQL
2 49 (3.19%) C
3 40 (2.60%) Java
4 25 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 20 (1.30%) Python
6 19 (1.24%) C#
7 18 (1.17%) Perl
8 17 (1.11%) C++
9 10 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.52%) R
10 8 (0.52%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.46%) ABAP
11 7 (0.46%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.46%) VB
12 6 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.39%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.39%) VBA
13 5 (0.33%) PHP
13 5 (0.33%) Ruby
14 4 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 188 (12.23%) Security Cleared
2 187 (12.17%) Degree
3 150 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 115 (7.48%) PMI Certification
5 99 (6.44%) PMP
6 74 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 49 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 38 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (2.15%) DV Cleared
10 29 (1.89%) APMP
11 25 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (1.11%) ISEB
13 16 (1.04%) CISSP
14 14 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
15 12 (0.78%) CCNA
15 12 (0.78%) MCSE
16 11 (0.72%) CCNP
17 10 (0.65%) HND
18 9 (0.59%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.51%) QA
2 36 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 31 (2.02%) SLA
4 20 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.52%) COBIT
6 8 (0.52%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.52%) MiFID
7 7 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.33%) GxP
9 5 (0.33%) ISO27002
10 4 (0.26%) FATCA
10 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.26%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.20%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.13%) NEBOSH
12 2 (0.13%) P3O
12 2 (0.13%) SAS 70
System Software
1 26 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 26 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.78%) Firmware
3 11 (0.72%) vSphere
4 6 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (0.39%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.39%) XenApp
5 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.13%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.065%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.065%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (0.85%) NetBackup
3 12 (0.78%) SCCM
4 10 (0.65%) SCOM
5 9 (0.59%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 6 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.33%) Netcool
8 5 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.26%) Puppet
9 4 (0.26%) QRadar
10 3 (0.20%) Control-M
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.13%) Legato
11 2 (0.13%) Nagios
11 2 (0.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 2 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 218 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 83 (5.40%) Oracle
2 83 (5.40%) SAP
3 54 (3.51%) Cisco
4 40 (2.60%) VMware
5 31 (2.02%) HP
6 30 (1.95%) Citrix
6 30 (1.95%) IBM
7 25 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.30%) F5
9 19 (1.24%) CheckPoint
10 18 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.11%) Remedy
12 13 (0.85%) EMC
13 12 (0.78%) Talend
14 11 (0.72%) Avaya
15 10 (0.65%) NetApp
15 10 (0.65%) Sun
15 10 (0.65%) Sybase
16 8 (0.52%) Adobe
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