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 31 May 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
31 May 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 846 933 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.28% 10.14% 10.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.59% 12.89% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 571 541
Median daily rate £425 £409 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 20
Median hourly rate £20.63 £33.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.96% +51.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £17.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £44.65 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.42% -10.28%
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
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +1 250 £425 +6.25% 55
Hampshire -11 157 £388 -3.12% 32
Buckinghamshire +5 127 £425 +13.33% 14
Surrey -3 114 £450 - 28
West Sussex -11 70 £440 +10.00% 7
Oxfordshire +1 66 £375 -16.66% 13
Kent 0 30 £463 -4.19% 10
Middlesex -7 13 £413 +3.12%
East Sussex -12 10 £356 -13.17% 6
Home Counties - 4 - -
Sussex +2 3 - -
M4 Corridor 0 3 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 519 (30.62%) PRINCE2
2 460 (27.14%) Finance
3 303 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (15.75%) ITIL
5 259 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 247 (14.57%) Security Cleared
7 231 (13.63%) Microsoft
8 214 (12.63%) MS Excel
9 209 (12.33%) Telecoms
10 201 (11.86%) SC Cleared
11 186 (10.97%) MS Project
12 182 (10.74%) Change Management
13 171 (10.09%) Degree
14 161 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
15 138 (8.14%) MS Office
16 122 (7.20%) PMI Certification
17 113 (6.67%) Oracle
18 110 (6.49%) Windows
18 110 (6.49%) Migration
19 106 (6.25%) Programme Management
20 105 (6.19%) Business Analysis
21 103 (6.08%) Project Planning
21 103 (6.08%) Management Information System
22 102 (6.02%) Unix
23 101 (5.96%) Linux
24 96 (5.66%) Service Delivery
24 96 (5.66%) Data Centre
25 95 (5.60%) PMP
26 92 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 89 (5.25%) SharePoint

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 89 (5.25%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.47%) CMS
3 24 (1.42%) Skype for Business
4 21 (1.24%) Apache
5 18 (1.06%) SAS
6 17 (1.00%) Confluence
7 16 (0.94%) IIS
8 15 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.53%) JBoss
9 9 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.41%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.29%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.29%) Node.js
13 4 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.18%) nginx
14 3 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 214 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 186 (10.97%) MS Project
3 138 (8.14%) MS Office
4 61 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.65%) SPSS
8 8 (0.47%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.059%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.059%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.83%) Primavera
3 10 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.53%) Eloqua
5 8 (0.47%) HFM
6 6 (0.35%) Maximo
6 6 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.29%) Magento
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.29%) SAP GRC
8 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.24%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.13%) Office 365
2 16 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
4 11 (0.65%) SaaS
5 8 (0.47%) Taleo
6 6 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.24%) Trello
9 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.12%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.059%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.059%) Force.com
11 1 (0.059%) GitHub
11 1 (0.059%) IaaS
11 1 (0.059%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.30%) Firewall
2 49 (2.89%) LAN
3 46 (2.71%) Internet
3 46 (2.71%) WAN
4 44 (2.60%) DNS
5 30 (1.77%) LDAP
5 30 (1.77%) SAN
6 29 (1.71%) 3G
6 29 (1.71%) DHCP
7 28 (1.65%) MPLS
8 27 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 27 (1.59%) VPN
9 26 (1.53%) LTE
9 26 (1.53%) Network Security
10 24 (1.42%) 4G
11 21 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (1.24%) SSL
12 16 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
4 25 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (0.94%) Big Data
8 14 (0.83%) MySQL
8 14 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 13 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.35%) DB2
12 6 (0.35%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 35 (2.06%) JIRA
2 32 (1.89%) ClearCase
3 31 (1.83%) Subversion
4 29 (1.71%) GoogleTest
4 29 (1.71%) NUnit
5 27 (1.59%) Ant
6 26 (1.53%) CppUnit
7 13 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.59%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (0.41%) JUnit
11 6 (0.35%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.29%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.29%) PhpStorm
12 5 (0.29%) Rational Rose
13 4 (0.24%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.24%) Selenium
14 3 (0.18%) TestComplete
14 3 (0.18%) WATIR
General
1 460 (27.14%) Finance
2 209 (12.33%) Telecoms
3 89 (5.25%) Banking
4 84 (4.96%) Retail
5 80 (4.72%) Marketing
6 38 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.06%) Legal
8 27 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (1.47%) Back Office
10 21 (1.24%) Billing
11 19 (1.12%) Electronics
12 18 (1.06%) Automotive
13 15 (0.88%) Front Office
14 12 (0.71%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.65%) Local Government
15 11 (0.65%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.47%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.47%) Law
16 8 (0.47%) Publishing
17 7 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 740 (43.66%) Project Manager
2 221 (13.04%) Analyst
3 114 (6.73%) IT Manager
4 106 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 101 (5.96%) IT Project Manager
6 97 (5.72%) Infrastructure Manager
7 90 (5.31%) Senior Manager
8 87 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 86 (5.07%) Senior Project Manager
10 78 (4.60%) Developer
11 50 (2.95%) Technical Manager
12 43 (2.54%) Architect
12 43 (2.54%) Programme Manager
13 42 (2.48%) Coordinator
14 41 (2.42%) Consultant
15 40 (2.36%) Digital Project Manager
16 39 (2.30%) Technical Project Manager
17 36 (2.12%) PMO Analyst
18 35 (2.06%) Junior
19 32 (1.89%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.48%) .NET
2 36 (2.12%) HTML
3 29 (1.71%) CSS
4 27 (1.59%) XML
5 26 (1.53%) SOAP
6 25 (1.47%) Web Services
7 20 (1.18%) HTML5
8 18 (1.06%) jQuery
9 17 (1.00%) Middleware
10 16 (0.94%) AngularJS
11 11 (0.65%) ASP.NET
11 11 (0.65%) Laravel
11 11 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (0.47%) 802.1X
12 8 (0.47%) SPML
13 7 (0.41%) Ajax
13 7 (0.41%) CSS3
13 7 (0.41%) Spring
14 6 (0.35%) WPF
15 5 (0.29%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.08%) Management Information System
3 96 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 41 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.36%) PMI
6 38 (2.24%) Smart Meter
7 34 (2.01%) NHS
8 28 (1.65%) Derivative
8 28 (1.65%) User Experience
9 21 (1.24%) Driving Licence
10 17 (1.00%) Data Extraction
11 15 (0.88%) Mobile App
12 14 (0.83%) Cryptography
12 14 (0.83%) Statistics
13 12 (0.71%) Clustering
14 11 (0.65%) Economics
14 11 (0.65%) FMCG
14 11 (0.65%) Learning Management System
15 10 (0.59%) CMDB
15 10 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 110 (6.49%) Windows
2 102 (6.02%) Unix
3 101 (5.96%) Linux
4 32 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 23 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.18%) AIX
10 14 (0.83%) Solaris
11 12 (0.71%) zOS
12 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.35%) Android
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.12%) Debian
16 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (30.62%) PRINCE2
2 303 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (15.75%) ITIL
4 259 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 182 (10.74%) Change Management
6 110 (6.49%) Migration
7 106 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 105 (6.19%) Business Analysis
9 103 (6.08%) Project Planning
10 96 (5.66%) Service Delivery
11 84 (4.96%) Risk Management
12 83 (4.90%) Change Control
13 80 (4.72%) Scrum
14 79 (4.66%) Service Management
15 78 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
16 68 (4.01%) SDLC
17 66 (3.89%) Configuration Management
17 66 (3.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 65 (3.83%) Waterfall
19 64 (3.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 85 (5.01%) SQL
2 68 (4.01%) C
3 39 (2.30%) Java
3 39 (2.30%) Python
4 37 (2.18%) C++
5 31 (1.83%) C#
6 24 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 20 (1.18%) PowerShell
7 20 (1.18%) VB
8 18 (1.06%) PHP
9 16 (0.94%) Perl
10 9 (0.53%) R
11 8 (0.47%) VBA
12 7 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.41%) Ruby
12 7 (0.41%) VBScript
13 6 (0.35%) Embedded C
14 5 (0.29%) Embedded C++
14 5 (0.29%) Scala
15 3 (0.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 247 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 201 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 171 (10.09%) Degree
4 122 (7.20%) PMI Certification
5 95 (5.60%) PMP
6 92 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 52 (3.07%) DV Cleared
8 45 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 33 (1.95%) APMP
10 32 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (1.30%) ISEB
14 20 (1.18%) CISSP
15 19 (1.12%) CCNA
16 13 (0.77%) HND
17 11 (0.65%) CISM
18 10 (0.59%) CISA
18 10 (0.59%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.89%) QA
2 29 (1.71%) SLA
3 27 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.83%) GxP
7 11 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.53%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (0.35%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.29%) MiFID
12 4 (0.24%) FATCA
12 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.18%) COBIT
13 3 (0.18%) GAAP
13 3 (0.18%) NEBOSH
13 3 (0.18%) P3O
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
15 1 (0.059%) ISO22301
System Software
1 58 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.06%) XenApp
4 14 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 11 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.29%) NFS
8 4 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (0.24%) Firmware
8 4 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.24%) vSphere
9 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.059%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 21 (1.24%) NetBackup
2 14 (0.83%) SCCM
3 10 (0.59%) Puppet
4 9 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.41%) AirWatch
5 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.41%) Windows Intune
5 7 (0.41%) XenMobile
6 6 (0.35%) SCOM
7 4 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (0.18%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.18%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.18%) Nagios
8 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.18%) WSUS
9 2 (0.12%) Control-M
9 2 (0.12%) Netcool
9 2 (0.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 231 (13.63%) Microsoft
2 113 (6.67%) Oracle
3 78 (4.60%) SAP
4 63 (3.72%) Cisco
5 56 (3.30%) VMware
6 51 (3.01%) Citrix
7 46 (2.71%) HP
8 37 (2.18%) IBM
9 27 (1.59%) NetApp
10 24 (1.42%) CheckPoint
11 23 (1.36%) F5
11 23 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
12 20 (1.18%) Remedy
13 18 (1.06%) Ericsson
14 16 (0.94%) Amdocs
14 16 (0.94%) Red Hat
15 14 (0.83%) Blue Coat
15 14 (0.83%) Hyperion
15 14 (0.83%) Saba
16 13 (0.77%) Nokia
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