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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 945 964 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.13% 10.77% 10.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.39% 14.98% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 542 463
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Average hourly rate £39.50 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.55% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £17.50 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £44.50 £48.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 +1 254 £400 +2.56% 64
Hampshire +3 250 £400 +6.66% 39
Buckinghamshire -2 136 £375 -6.25% 28
Surrey -6 99 £450 +12.50% 58
Oxfordshire +4 83 £450 +24.13% 24
West Sussex -4 56 £400 - 27
East Sussex -4 24 £410 +23.30% 10
Kent -7 17 £500 +36.98% 19
Middlesex -6 11 £294 -38.73% 2
Sussex -1 4 £610 +63.75% 1
M4 Corridor +3 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £675 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £315 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 588 (29.28%) PRINCE2
2 535 (26.64%) Finance
3 382 (19.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 305 (15.19%) Security Cleared
5 297 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
5 297 (14.79%) Telecoms
6 266 (13.25%) MS Project
7 262 (13.05%) MS Excel
8 246 (12.25%) SC Cleared
9 241 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 222 (11.06%) Change Management
11 220 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
12 208 (10.36%) ITIL
13 198 (9.86%) MS Office
14 173 (8.62%) Degree
15 170 (8.47%) Project Planning
15 170 (8.47%) PMI Certification
16 144 (7.17%) Migration
17 131 (6.52%) Business Analysis
18 126 (6.27%) Programme Management
19 119 (5.93%) PMP
20 113 (5.63%) Waterfall
21 107 (5.33%) Windows
22 106 (5.28%) Service Delivery
23 102 (5.08%) SQL
24 101 (5.03%) Risk Management
25 98 (4.88%) Oracle
26 96 (4.78%) Change Control
27 94 (4.68%) Retail
28 92 (4.58%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 89 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.15%) CMS
3 16 (0.80%) Lync
4 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.25%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.25%) Moodle
6 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.20%) SAS
7 4 (0.20%) IIS
7 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.20%) Apache
7 4 (0.20%) Drupal
8 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 266 (13.25%) MS Project
2 262 (13.05%) MS Excel
3 198 (9.86%) MS Office
4 92 (4.58%) MS Visio
5 79 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.20%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.050%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.050%) InDesign
10 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.35%) Primavera
5 6 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.20%) BusinessWare
8 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.15%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.100%) SAP SM
9 2 (0.100%) Agresso
9 2 (0.100%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.100%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.100%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.35%) Office 365
3 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.30%) SaaS
4 5 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.20%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.20%) IaaS
6 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.050%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.79%) LAN
2 55 (2.74%) Firewall
3 51 (2.54%) WAN
4 31 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 30 (1.49%) DNS
6 28 (1.39%) VPN
6 28 (1.39%) Internet
7 26 (1.29%) Radio Access Network
8 25 (1.25%) MPLS
9 24 (1.20%) SAN
10 23 (1.15%) 4G
10 23 (1.15%) 3G
11 18 (0.90%) LDAP
11 18 (0.90%) HTTP
11 18 (0.90%) VoIP
12 17 (0.85%) LTE
13 16 (0.80%) GSM
13 16 (0.80%) UMTS
14 15 (0.75%) SMTP
15 14 (0.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (1.10%) MySQL
5 16 (0.80%) DB2
5 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
8 10 (0.50%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.40%) Big Data
11 7 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.25%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.20%) Ingres
13 4 (0.20%) OLAP
13 4 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (1.69%) Subversion
2 25 (1.25%) ClearCase
3 23 (1.15%) NUnit
4 22 (1.10%) GoogleTest
5 21 (1.05%) CppUnit
5 21 (1.05%) Ant
6 16 (0.80%) JIRA
7 12 (0.60%) Rational Rose
8 9 (0.45%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.40%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.25%) Maven
11 5 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.20%) JUnit
12 4 (0.20%) Checkstyle
12 4 (0.20%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 3 (0.15%) NetBeans
13 3 (0.15%) ClearQuest
13 3 (0.15%) Eclipse
General
1 535 (26.64%) Finance
2 297 (14.79%) Telecoms
3 94 (4.68%) Retail
4 81 (4.03%) Marketing
5 63 (3.14%) Banking
6 51 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 46 (2.29%) Legal
8 41 (2.04%) Publishing
9 38 (1.89%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.39%) Billing
11 23 (1.15%) Back Office
12 18 (0.90%) Automotive
13 16 (0.80%) Electronics
14 13 (0.65%) Military
15 12 (0.60%) German Language
16 11 (0.55%) Advertising
17 9 (0.45%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.35%) Local Government
18 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
19 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 899 (44.77%) Project Manager
2 258 (12.85%) Analyst
3 119 (5.93%) Business Analyst
4 81 (4.03%) Senior Manager
5 76 (3.78%) Technical Manager
6 75 (3.74%) Senior Project Manager
7 68 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
7 68 (3.39%) Coordinator
8 64 (3.19%) Developer
9 62 (3.09%) Consultant
10 60 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
11 53 (2.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 53 (2.64%) Technical Project Manager
12 50 (2.49%) IT Project Manager
12 50 (2.49%) Business Manager
13 49 (2.44%) Architect
14 48 (2.39%) Programme Manager
14 48 (2.39%) Change Manager
15 42 (2.09%) Junior
16 40 (1.99%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.24%) HTML
2 61 (3.04%) .NET
3 38 (1.89%) JSP
4 32 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 25 (1.25%) XML
6 24 (1.20%) Middleware
7 19 (0.95%) SOAP
8 18 (0.90%) CSS
9 15 (0.75%) Web Services
10 14 (0.70%) Application Packaging
11 13 (0.65%) Java EE
11 13 (0.65%) Motif
12 10 (0.50%) J2EE
12 10 (0.50%) jQuery
13 9 (0.45%) HTML5
14 8 (0.40%) Hibernate
15 7 (0.35%) Spring
16 6 (0.30%) REST
17 5 (0.25%) Ajax
17 5 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 220 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 78 (3.88%) PMI
4 39 (1.94%) Economics
5 35 (1.74%) NHS
6 33 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 32 (1.59%) User Experience
8 30 (1.49%) FMCG
9 23 (1.15%) Open Source
10 22 (1.10%) Derivative
11 21 (1.05%) E-Learning
12 18 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 16 (0.80%) Smart Meter
13 16 (0.80%) Life Science
14 14 (0.70%) Replication
15 11 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
16 10 (0.50%) LIMS
17 9 (0.45%) Social Media
18 8 (0.40%) Clustering
18 8 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 107 (5.33%) Windows
2 82 (4.08%) UNIX
2 82 (4.08%) Linux
3 40 (1.99%) Windows 7
4 24 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (0.75%) AIX
6 14 (0.70%) Solaris
6 14 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 12 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.45%) Android
10 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.100%) OS/400
13 2 (0.100%) i5/OS
13 2 (0.100%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.050%) zOS
14 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (29.28%) PRINCE2
2 382 (19.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 297 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (11.06%) Change Management
5 208 (10.36%) ITIL
6 170 (8.47%) Project Planning
7 144 (7.17%) Migration
8 131 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 126 (6.27%) Programme Management
10 113 (5.63%) Waterfall
11 106 (5.28%) Service Delivery
12 101 (5.03%) Risk Management
13 96 (4.78%) Change Control
14 89 (4.43%) Service Management
15 80 (3.98%) PRINCE
16 79 (3.93%) E-Commerce
17 77 (3.83%) CRM
18 67 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
19 63 (3.14%) Scrum
20 59 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 102 (5.08%) SQL
2 87 (4.33%) C
3 56 (2.79%) Java
4 47 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 36 (1.79%) Python
6 30 (1.49%) C++
7 21 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 20 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 19 (0.95%) VB
10 15 (0.75%) PHP
11 14 (0.70%) C#
12 10 (0.50%) Perl
13 9 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.30%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.25%) Ruby
16 4 (0.20%) VBScript
16 4 (0.20%) COBOL
17 3 (0.15%) XPath
17 3 (0.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 305 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 246 (12.25%) SC Cleared
3 173 (8.62%) Degree
4 170 (8.47%) PMI Certification
5 119 (5.93%) PMP
6 83 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 78 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 52 (2.59%) DV Cleared
9 46 (2.29%) ISEB
10 33 (1.64%) APMP
10 33 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (1.59%) ISTQB
12 27 (1.34%) CISSP
12 27 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 23 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 23 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (1.10%) MCITP
15 19 (0.95%) CCNA
16 16 (0.80%) HND
17 14 (0.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.13%) QA
2 45 (2.24%) SLA
3 12 (0.60%) GAMP
3 12 (0.60%) JSP 440
4 11 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.30%) GxP
7 6 (0.30%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.20%) COBIT
8 4 (0.20%) P3O
9 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.100%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.100%) BS15000
11 1 (0.050%) GAAP
11 1 (0.050%) GMP
System Software
1 49 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (0.25%) NFS
5 4 (0.20%) XenApp
5 4 (0.20%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.15%) DFS Replication
6 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.100%) Firmware
7 2 (0.100%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.050%) UAG
8 1 (0.050%) Varnish
8 1 (0.050%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.40%) SCCM
4 6 (0.30%) NetBackup
4 6 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (0.25%) Puppet
6 4 (0.20%) Netcool
6 4 (0.20%) OpenView
7 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.15%) SCOM
7 3 (0.15%) Control-M
8 2 (0.100%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.100%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.100%) Tivoli NetView
8 2 (0.100%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.100%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.100%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.100%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.100%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.050%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 241 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 98 (4.88%) Oracle
3 84 (4.18%) Cisco
4 79 (3.93%) SAP
5 77 (3.83%) HP
6 43 (2.14%) CheckPoint
7 35 (1.74%) VMware
8 32 (1.59%) Citrix
9 18 (0.90%) IBM
10 16 (0.80%) Red Hat
11 15 (0.75%) webMethods
11 15 (0.75%) Remedy
12 14 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.60%) Ericsson
14 10 (0.50%) NetApp
14 10 (0.50%) Hyperion
14 10 (0.50%) Juniper
15 9 (0.45%) CODA
15 9 (0.45%) Cognos
16 8 (0.40%) Avaya
Crawley, West Sussex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Millingham Consulting
Rate: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 12 months Fixed term
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ramsgate, Kent
Fusion Experience
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sussex
Optimus Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £442 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £42,000 per annum 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum 9 Months Fixed Term
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lucid Support Services Ltd
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago