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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 13 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 809 974 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.10% 10.21% 10.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 12.79% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 598 553
Median daily rate £438 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £276 £250
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 22 17 17
Median hourly rate £32.00 £22.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.30 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £30.10
% change year-on-year
-17.91% +11.29%
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
7229 7616 6864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.30% 79.80% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4366 4505 3767
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 245 247
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.83 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.44% -8.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -6 230 £439 +9.68% 30
Hampshire -7 164 £425 +8.97% 22
Surrey -2 121 £450 +3.80% 30
Buckinghamshire -9 75 £400 - 16
Oxfordshire +5 67 £420 +5.00% 23
West Sussex +6 63 £463 +8.82% 14
Kent +14 36 £475 +15.15% 4
East Sussex +9 25 £500 +19.04% 7
Middlesex -6 14 £445 +1.13% 2
Sussex +2 4 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 494 (28.36%) PRINCE2
2 427 (24.51%) Finance
3 371 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 254 (14.58%) ITIL
6 252 (14.47%) Microsoft
7 250 (14.35%) Security Cleared
8 220 (12.63%) Telecoms
9 211 (12.11%) Degree
10 203 (11.65%) MS Excel
11 198 (11.37%) SC Cleared
12 180 (10.33%) Change Management
13 165 (9.47%) MS Project
14 142 (8.15%) MS Office
15 129 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
16 128 (7.35%) Migration
17 122 (7.00%) Windows
18 117 (6.72%) Business Analysis
19 116 (6.66%) Project Planning
20 113 (6.49%) Linux
21 111 (6.37%) Scrum
22 109 (6.26%) Oracle
23 107 (6.14%) PMI Certification
24 105 (6.03%) Programme Management
25 103 (5.91%) Unix
26 101 (5.80%) SQL
27 98 (5.63%) Service Delivery
28 97 (5.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
29 95 (5.45%) Data Centre
30 94 (5.40%) Banking

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 87 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.30%) Skype for Business
3 35 (2.01%) CMS
4 20 (1.15%) Confluence
5 16 (0.92%) Apache
5 16 (0.92%) SAS
6 14 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 13 (0.75%) IIS
8 10 (0.57%) JBoss
9 9 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.46%) MS Project Server
10 8 (0.46%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.40%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.34%) IBM Domino
12 6 (0.34%) iPlanet
13 4 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.17%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.17%) MS Exchange
14 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.11%) Resin
Applications
1 203 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 165 (9.47%) MS Project
3 142 (8.15%) MS Office
4 65 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.63%) SPSS
8 8 (0.46%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.63%) Primavera
2 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.46%) HFM
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.34%) Maximo
6 5 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.29%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.29%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.96%) Office 365
2 48 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
4 14 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.69%) SaaS
6 8 (0.46%) Taleo
7 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.23%) Trello
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.057%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.057%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.057%) GitHub
9 1 (0.057%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.16%) Firewall
2 47 (2.70%) Internet
3 45 (2.58%) LAN
3 45 (2.58%) WAN
4 38 (2.18%) SAN
5 33 (1.89%) DNS
5 33 (1.89%) VPN
6 29 (1.66%) Network Security
7 27 (1.55%) 3G
8 26 (1.49%) MPLS
8 26 (1.49%) Skype
9 24 (1.38%) 4G
9 24 (1.38%) LDAP
9 24 (1.38%) LTE
10 23 (1.32%) TCP/IP
11 20 (1.15%) DHCP
12 19 (1.09%) MVNO
12 19 (1.09%) Wireless
13 17 (0.98%) SSL
13 17 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 25 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (0.86%) Big Data
7 14 (0.80%) MySQL
7 14 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (0.40%) DB2
13 6 (0.34%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.34%) MS Access
14 5 (0.29%) GIS
14 5 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 38 (2.18%) JIRA
2 33 (1.89%) Subversion
3 27 (1.55%) ClearCase
4 24 (1.38%) GoogleTest
4 24 (1.38%) NUnit
5 21 (1.21%) Ant
5 21 (1.21%) CppUnit
6 15 (0.86%) Jenkins
6 15 (0.86%) JUnit
7 13 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
7 13 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.69%) Git (software)
8 12 (0.69%) Maven
9 11 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (0.63%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.17%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.17%) Rational Rose
12 2 (0.11%) AppScan
12 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
General
1 427 (24.51%) Finance
2 220 (12.63%) Telecoms
3 94 (5.40%) Banking
4 93 (5.34%) Retail
5 75 (4.31%) Marketing
6 34 (1.95%) Legal
7 31 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.49%) Back Office
9 18 (1.03%) Automotive
9 18 (1.03%) Billing
10 17 (0.98%) Spanish Language
11 16 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.69%) Front Office
12 12 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.63%) Electronics
13 11 (0.63%) Local Government
14 9 (0.52%) Advertising
14 9 (0.52%) Law
15 7 (0.40%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 742 (42.59%) Project Manager
2 225 (12.92%) Analyst
3 113 (6.49%) IT Manager
4 108 (6.20%) Business Analyst
5 101 (5.80%) IT Project Manager
6 100 (5.74%) Senior Manager
7 92 (5.28%) Senior Project Manager
8 91 (5.22%) Infrastructure Manager
9 84 (4.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 78 (4.48%) Developer
11 58 (3.33%) Architect
12 50 (2.87%) Consultant
13 48 (2.76%) Digital Project Manager
14 43 (2.47%) Technical Manager
15 36 (2.07%) Security Manager
16 35 (2.01%) Agile Project Manager
16 35 (2.01%) Programme Manager
17 34 (1.95%) SC Cleared Project Manager
18 32 (1.84%) Business Manager
18 32 (1.84%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.35%) HTML
2 38 (2.18%) .NET
3 36 (2.07%) CSS
4 30 (1.72%) Web Services
5 29 (1.66%) SOAP
6 19 (1.09%) XML
7 16 (0.92%) jQuery
7 16 (0.92%) Middleware
8 15 (0.86%) HTML5
9 14 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 13 (0.75%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (0.46%) Laravel
12 8 (0.46%) SPML
12 8 (0.46%) Spring
13 7 (0.40%) Ajax
13 7 (0.40%) CSS3
13 7 (0.40%) JSP
14 6 (0.34%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.29%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 129 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 93 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 55 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.47%) PMI
6 37 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 31 (1.78%) User Experience
8 30 (1.72%) NHS
9 24 (1.38%) Derivative
9 24 (1.38%) Smart Meter
10 23 (1.32%) Mobile App
11 15 (0.86%) Driving Licence
12 14 (0.80%) Data Extraction
13 13 (0.75%) Economics
13 13 (0.75%) Learning Management System
13 13 (0.75%) Replication
14 12 (0.69%) Mainframe
14 12 (0.69%) Statistics
14 12 (0.69%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 122 (7.00%) Windows
2 113 (6.49%) Linux
3 103 (5.91%) Unix
4 30 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.03%) Solaris
9 17 (0.98%) AIX
9 17 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.52%) zOS
11 8 (0.46%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.23%) Android
14 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.057%) CentOS
15 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (28.36%) PRINCE2
2 371 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 254 (14.58%) ITIL
5 180 (10.33%) Change Management
6 128 (7.35%) Migration
7 117 (6.72%) Business Analysis
8 116 (6.66%) Project Planning
9 111 (6.37%) Scrum
10 105 (6.03%) Programme Management
11 98 (5.63%) Service Delivery
12 87 (4.99%) Service Management
13 77 (4.42%) Waterfall
14 74 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (4.25%) SDLC
15 71 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 70 (4.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 69 (3.96%) Change Control
18 65 (3.73%) Project Governance
19 64 (3.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (5.80%) SQL
2 67 (3.85%) C
3 54 (3.10%) Java
4 32 (1.84%) Python
5 30 (1.72%) C++
6 29 (1.66%) C#
6 29 (1.66%) JavaScript
7 17 (0.98%) Perl
7 17 (0.98%) VB
8 16 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 11 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.52%) PHP
10 9 (0.52%) R
10 9 (0.52%) Ruby
11 8 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.46%) VBA
12 7 (0.40%) VBScript
13 6 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.34%) Embedded C
14 5 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 250 (14.35%) Security Cleared
2 211 (12.11%) Degree
3 198 (11.37%) SC Cleared
4 107 (6.14%) PMI Certification
5 97 (5.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 93 (5.34%) PMP
7 56 (3.21%) DV Cleared
8 48 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 43 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (1.89%) APMP
11 32 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (1.44%) CISSP
13 25 (1.44%) ISEB
14 15 (0.86%) CCNA
14 15 (0.86%) HND
15 14 (0.80%) ISTQB
15 14 (0.80%) MCSE
16 12 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
17 11 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.62%) QA
2 32 (1.84%) Data Quality
2 32 (1.84%) SLA
3 23 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.57%) GxP
6 9 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.46%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.46%) PMBOK
8 7 (0.40%) COBIT
8 7 (0.40%) MiFID
8 7 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.29%) ISO27002
10 5 (0.29%) NEBOSH
11 4 (0.23%) FATCA
11 4 (0.23%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.17%) P3O
13 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 52 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 15 (0.86%) XenApp
5 13 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.63%) vSphere
7 9 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.46%) Firmware
8 8 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.11%) NFS
12 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.11%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.057%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 24 (1.38%) NetBackup
2 12 (0.69%) Tivoli
3 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (0.63%) SCCM
3 11 (0.63%) SCOM
4 9 (0.52%) Puppet
5 8 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 6 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 6 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.34%) XenMobile
8 5 (0.29%) Netcool
9 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.23%) QRadar
9 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.17%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.17%) Control-M
10 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 252 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 109 (6.26%) Oracle
3 73 (4.19%) SAP
4 67 (3.85%) VMware
5 65 (3.73%) Cisco
6 53 (3.04%) Citrix
7 44 (2.53%) HP
8 39 (2.24%) IBM
9 26 (1.49%) F5
10 25 (1.44%) CheckPoint
10 25 (1.44%) NetApp
11 23 (1.32%) Remedy
12 22 (1.26%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.98%) EMC
14 15 (0.86%) Amdocs
14 15 (0.86%) Ericsson
15 14 (0.80%) Hyperion
15 14 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.75%) Blue Coat
16 13 (0.75%) Sun
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