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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 13 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 910 1019 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.45% 10.24% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.89% 13.16% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 605 558
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.55 £16.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
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
7654 7741 6995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.46% 77.75% 74.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4724 4349 3897
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 281 276
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Berkshire -6 227 £400 +0.62% 45
Hampshire -6 203 £375 -5.06% 28
Buckinghamshire +5 162 £420 +5.00% 18
Surrey -3 106 £450 - 23
West Sussex -5 70 £430 +16.21% 8
Oxfordshire -9 57 £375 -21.05% 26
Kent -8 35 £510 +9.55% 11
Middlesex +5 19 £410 +17.14% 3
East Sussex -6 17 £342 -16.58% 2
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Home Counties - 5 - -
Sussex +1 2 £188 -69.38%
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 539 (30.94%) PRINCE2
2 472 (27.10%) Finance
3 296 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (15.73%) ITIL
5 272 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 262 (15.04%) Security Cleared
7 246 (14.12%) Microsoft
8 222 (12.74%) Telecoms
8 222 (12.74%) MS Excel
9 212 (12.17%) SC Cleared
10 199 (11.42%) MS Project
11 182 (10.45%) Change Management
12 172 (9.87%) Degree
13 171 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
14 142 (8.15%) MS Office
14 142 (8.15%) PMI Certification
15 132 (7.58%) Oracle
16 125 (7.18%) Migration
17 116 (6.66%) Windows
18 113 (6.49%) Business Analysis
19 107 (6.14%) Data Centre
20 106 (6.08%) PMP
21 105 (6.03%) Programme Management
22 104 (5.97%) Project Planning
23 102 (5.86%) Management Information System
23 102 (5.86%) Unix
24 100 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 99 (5.68%) Linux
26 96 (5.51%) SQL
27 94 (5.40%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 94 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.44%) Skype for Business
3 24 (1.38%) CMS
4 22 (1.26%) Apache
4 22 (1.26%) SAS
5 17 (0.98%) IIS
5 17 (0.98%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.80%) Confluence
7 10 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.46%) JBoss
9 7 (0.40%) IBM Domino
10 6 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.29%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.29%) Node.js
12 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.17%) nginx
13 3 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 222 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 199 (11.42%) MS Project
3 142 (8.15%) MS Office
4 68 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (3.21%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.63%) SPSS
7 8 (0.46%) ProjectWise
8 4 (0.23%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.17%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.80%) Primavera
3 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.40%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.34%) Maximo
6 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.29%) HFM
6 5 (0.29%) Magento
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.23%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.17%) CA PPM
8 3 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.24%) Office 365
2 17 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.63%) SaaS
4 11 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (0.52%) Taleo
6 7 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.11%) AdWords
8 2 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.11%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.11%) Trello
9 1 (0.057%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.057%) Force.com
9 1 (0.057%) GitHub
9 1 (0.057%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.39%) LAN
2 53 (3.04%) Firewall
3 50 (2.87%) WAN
4 49 (2.81%) Internet
5 43 (2.47%) DNS
6 31 (1.78%) MPLS
7 29 (1.66%) LDAP
8 28 (1.61%) 3G
9 27 (1.55%) TCP/IP
10 25 (1.44%) DHCP
10 25 (1.44%) VPN
11 24 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (1.32%) LTE
12 23 (1.32%) Network Security
12 23 (1.32%) SSL
13 22 (1.26%) 4G
14 21 (1.21%) SAN
15 19 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
16 18 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
3 27 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 26 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 24 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (0.86%) Big Data
7 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.80%) MySQL
9 12 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.52%) MS Access
13 8 (0.46%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 6 (0.34%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (2.35%) Subversion
2 36 (2.07%) JIRA
3 35 (2.01%) ClearCase
3 35 (2.01%) GoogleTest
3 35 (2.01%) NUnit
4 34 (1.95%) Ant
5 33 (1.89%) CppUnit
6 15 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.57%) JUnit
9 7 (0.40%) Selenium
10 6 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.34%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.29%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.29%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.29%) PhpStorm
12 4 (0.23%) TestComplete
12 4 (0.23%) WATIR
13 3 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 472 (27.10%) Finance
2 222 (12.74%) Telecoms
3 90 (5.17%) Banking
4 81 (4.65%) Retail
5 78 (4.48%) Marketing
6 39 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 31 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 30 (1.72%) Legal
9 26 (1.49%) Back Office
10 22 (1.26%) Electronics
11 21 (1.21%) Billing
12 20 (1.15%) Automotive
13 13 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.69%) Front Office
14 12 (0.69%) Publishing
15 10 (0.57%) Local Government
15 10 (0.57%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.46%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.46%) Law
17 7 (0.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 762 (43.74%) Project Manager
2 233 (13.38%) Analyst
3 114 (6.54%) Business Analyst
4 106 (6.08%) IT Manager
5 102 (5.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 96 (5.51%) IT Project Manager
7 92 (5.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 85 (4.88%) Developer
9 83 (4.76%) Senior Manager
10 80 (4.59%) Senior Project Manager
11 59 (3.39%) Technical Manager
12 49 (2.81%) Technical Project Manager
13 45 (2.58%) Architect
13 45 (2.58%) Consultant
14 41 (2.35%) Programme Manager
15 39 (2.24%) Junior
16 38 (2.18%) Digital Project Manager
17 37 (2.12%) SC Cleared Project Manager
18 36 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
19 35 (2.01%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.93%) .NET
2 37 (2.12%) HTML
3 34 (1.95%) Web Services
4 29 (1.66%) XML
5 25 (1.44%) CSS
6 24 (1.38%) SOAP
7 20 (1.15%) HTML5
8 18 (1.03%) jQuery
8 18 (1.03%) Middleware
9 16 (0.92%) AngularJS
10 12 (0.69%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (0.63%) Laravel
12 8 (0.46%) 802.1X
13 7 (0.40%) Ajax
14 6 (0.34%) CSS3
14 6 (0.34%) SPML
14 6 (0.34%) Spring
14 6 (0.34%) WPF
15 5 (0.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 171 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (6.14%) Data Centre
3 102 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.93%) PMI
5 35 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.01%) Smart Meter
5 35 (2.01%) User Experience
6 34 (1.95%) Derivative
7 32 (1.84%) NHS
8 27 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 19 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 15 (0.86%) Cryptography
10 15 (0.86%) Data Extraction
10 15 (0.86%) Statistics
11 13 (0.75%) Learning Management System
12 12 (0.69%) CMDB
12 12 (0.69%) Economics
12 12 (0.69%) FMCG
13 11 (0.63%) Clustering
14 10 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 116 (6.66%) Windows
2 102 (5.86%) Unix
3 99 (5.68%) Linux
4 34 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 31 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 28 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.21%) AIX
8 21 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.80%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.80%) Solaris
10 12 (0.69%) Android
10 12 (0.69%) zOS
11 4 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.11%) Debian
14 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (30.94%) PRINCE2
2 296 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (15.73%) ITIL
4 272 (15.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 182 (10.45%) Change Management
6 125 (7.18%) Migration
7 113 (6.49%) Business Analysis
8 105 (6.03%) Programme Management
9 104 (5.97%) Project Planning
10 89 (5.11%) Change Control
11 87 (4.99%) Service Delivery
12 84 (4.82%) Risk Management
13 78 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (4.25%) Service Management
15 72 (4.13%) Configuration Management
15 72 (4.13%) Scrum
15 72 (4.13%) SDLC
16 68 (3.90%) ITIL V3
17 67 (3.85%) Waterfall
18 64 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 96 (5.51%) SQL
2 70 (4.02%) C
3 48 (2.76%) Python
4 43 (2.47%) C++
4 43 (2.47%) Java
5 34 (1.95%) C#
6 26 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 21 (1.21%) PowerShell
8 20 (1.15%) PHP
9 19 (1.09%) VB
10 12 (0.69%) Perl
11 9 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.52%) R
11 9 (0.52%) VBA
12 7 (0.40%) Ruby
12 7 (0.40%) VBScript
13 4 (0.23%) Scala
13 4 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.17%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 262 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 212 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 172 (9.87%) Degree
4 142 (8.15%) PMI Certification
5 106 (6.08%) PMP
6 100 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 55 (3.16%) DV Cleared
8 52 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 45 (2.58%) APMP
10 35 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.38%) ISEB
12 24 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (1.09%) CCNA
14 18 (1.03%) CISSP
15 12 (0.69%) CCNP
16 11 (0.63%) HND
17 10 (0.57%) CISM
17 10 (0.57%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.21%) QA
2 31 (1.78%) SLA
3 23 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 16 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.86%) GxP
7 11 (0.63%) JSP 440
8 9 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.52%) PMBOK
9 8 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.17%) COBIT
11 3 (0.17%) GAAP
11 3 (0.17%) NEBOSH
11 3 (0.17%) P3O
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.11%) SAS 70
13 1 (0.057%) GAMP
13 1 (0.057%) GMP
13 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 58 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.98%) XenApp
4 14 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.34%) vSphere
8 5 (0.29%) NFS
9 4 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.057%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.057%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.057%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.057%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (0.86%) SCCM
2 13 (0.75%) NetBackup
3 12 (0.69%) Puppet
4 7 (0.40%) AirWatch
4 7 (0.40%) XenMobile
5 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.29%) SCOM
7 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.17%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.17%) Nagios
8 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.17%) WSUS
9 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.11%) DameWare
9 2 (0.11%) OPNET
9 2 (0.11%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 246 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 132 (7.58%) Oracle
3 76 (4.36%) SAP
4 64 (3.67%) Cisco
5 61 (3.50%) VMware
6 53 (3.04%) Citrix
7 47 (2.70%) HP
8 38 (2.18%) IBM
9 26 (1.49%) NetApp
10 24 (1.38%) F5
11 22 (1.26%) CheckPoint
12 21 (1.21%) Ericsson
12 21 (1.21%) Remedy
13 19 (1.09%) Red Hat
13 19 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.98%) Amdocs
14 17 (0.98%) Nokia
15 16 (0.92%) Saba
16 13 (0.75%) Huawei
16 13 (0.75%) Hyperion
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Talent Spa
Rate: £325-375pd
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Waitrose
Rate: £35,000 - £46,500 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Circa £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £70 - £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £451 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
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Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
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Woking
Venturi
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
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Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
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Milton Keynes
Talentspa
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Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank International
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Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Huxley
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