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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / South East
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 652 843 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.12% 10.13% 11.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.36% 12.67% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 535 582
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Median hourly rate £30.00 £57.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.30 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £119.05 £74.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.47
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +19.16%

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
5739 6656 7227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.23% 79.98% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3373 3988 3999
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 286 241
Median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +1 237 £420 +8.38% 27
Hampshire -5 142 £400 +3.89% 35
Surrey +7 99 £463 +8.82% 18
Buckinghamshire -8 60 £400 +14.28% 12
Oxfordshire -12 36 £500 +22.10% 22
West Sussex -13 26 £400 -3.61% 13
Kent -6 16 £500 +21.95% 8
Home Counties +4 7 £375 -
East Sussex -3 7 £280 -17.03% 11
Middlesex -10 3 £423 +1.07%
M4 Corridor 0 1 £500 +73.91%
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 392 (29.70%) PRINCE2
2 391 (29.62%) Finance
3 290 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 258 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
5 218 (16.52%) Microsoft
6 185 (14.02%) ITIL
7 184 (13.94%) MS Excel
8 168 (12.73%) Change Management
9 156 (11.82%) MS Project
10 155 (11.74%) Telecoms
11 154 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
12 147 (11.14%) Degree
13 146 (11.06%) Security Cleared
14 123 (9.32%) Migration
15 121 (9.17%) SC Cleared
16 120 (9.09%) MS Office
17 111 (8.41%) Scrum
18 107 (8.11%) PMI Certification
19 103 (7.80%) Management Information System
20 95 (7.20%) PMP
21 87 (6.59%) SAP
22 84 (6.36%) Programme Management
23 82 (6.21%) Risk Management
24 81 (6.14%) Service Management
25 79 (5.98%) Data Centre
26 78 (5.91%) Business Analysis
27 75 (5.68%) Mentoring
28 74 (5.61%) Windows
29 71 (5.38%) Waterfall
30 68 (5.15%) Oracle

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 55 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.35%) CMS
3 10 (0.76%) NetWeaver
4 9 (0.68%) Confluence
4 9 (0.68%) IIS
4 9 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (0.53%) JBoss
5 7 (0.53%) SAP EP
5 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.45%) Drupal
6 6 (0.45%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.38%) Apache
7 5 (0.38%) SAS
7 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.23%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 184 (13.94%) MS Excel
2 156 (11.82%) MS Project
3 120 (9.09%) MS Office
4 49 (3.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (2.88%) MS Visio
6 21 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.76%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.38%) Maya
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.15%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.076%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.83%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (0.68%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.61%) SAP MDM
4 7 (0.53%) Maximo
5 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.30%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.30%) SAP PS
8 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.23%) HFM
8 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.23%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.58%) Office 365
2 30 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.21%) SaaS
4 12 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.23%) IaaS
7 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.15%) PaaS
8 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.076%) Force.com
8 1 (0.076%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.076%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.076%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.076%) Taleo
8 1 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.64%) LTE
2 47 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
3 40 (3.03%) Firewall
4 37 (2.80%) Internet
4 37 (2.80%) VoLTE
5 34 (2.58%) LAN
6 32 (2.42%) WAN
7 25 (1.89%) VoIP
8 21 (1.59%) DNS
9 19 (1.44%) Network Security
10 17 (1.29%) HTTP
11 16 (1.21%) MPLS
12 13 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (0.98%) Ethernet
12 13 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (0.98%) Unified Communications
12 13 (0.98%) Wireless
13 12 (0.91%) SAN
14 11 (0.83%) DHCP
14 11 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 12 (0.91%) Big Data
4 12 (0.91%) RDBMS
4 12 (0.91%) SAP HANA
4 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 10 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.61%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (0.45%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 4 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.23%) GIS
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (1.97%) JIRA
2 19 (1.44%) Selenium
3 16 (1.21%) Ant
4 12 (0.91%) WebDriver
5 11 (0.83%) Bitbucket
5 11 (0.83%) Gradle
6 10 (0.76%) Apache Ivy
6 10 (0.76%) Axure RP
6 10 (0.76%) JMeter
6 10 (0.76%) Maven
6 10 (0.76%) Subversion
6 10 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.68%) eggPlant
7 9 (0.68%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.61%) NUnit
9 7 (0.53%) Android Studio
9 7 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.53%) GoogleTest
9 7 (0.53%) Xcode
10 6 (0.45%) CppUnit
General
1 391 (29.62%) Finance
2 155 (11.74%) Telecoms
3 68 (5.15%) Marketing
4 67 (5.08%) Retail
5 48 (3.64%) Banking
6 39 (2.95%) Legal
7 23 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.44%) Automotive
10 17 (1.29%) Billing
10 17 (1.29%) Publishing
11 10 (0.76%) German Language
12 9 (0.68%) Back Office
12 9 (0.68%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.61%) Law
14 7 (0.53%) Local Government
15 6 (0.45%) Advertising
16 5 (0.38%) Electronics
16 5 (0.38%) French Language
17 3 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 601 (45.53%) Project Manager
2 148 (11.21%) Analyst
3 70 (5.30%) Business Analyst
4 67 (5.08%) IT Manager
5 60 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 58 (4.39%) Developer
7 56 (4.24%) Architect
8 51 (3.86%) Infrastructure Manager
9 47 (3.56%) Consultant
10 46 (3.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 45 (3.41%) Technical Manager
12 44 (3.33%) Senior Manager
13 42 (3.18%) Senior Project Manager
14 39 (2.95%) Technical Project Manager
15 34 (2.58%) Voice Project Manager
16 33 (2.50%) SAP Manager
17 32 (2.42%) SC Cleared Project Manager
18 31 (2.35%) Programme Manager
19 29 (2.20%) Delivery Manager
20 27 (2.05%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.88%) HTML
2 35 (2.65%) CSS
3 29 (2.20%) XML
4 27 (2.05%) .NET
5 23 (1.74%) Web Services
6 18 (1.36%) Middleware
7 12 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 12 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (0.83%) jQuery
8 11 (0.83%) REST
9 10 (0.76%) JSON
9 10 (0.76%) SAP Basis
9 10 (0.76%) Sass
10 9 (0.68%) Ember.js
11 7 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.53%) SAP PI
12 6 (0.45%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.38%) 802.1X
13 5 (0.38%) Spring
14 4 (0.30%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 154 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 79 (5.98%) Data Centre
4 52 (3.94%) PMI
5 31 (2.35%) User Experience
6 30 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 17 (1.29%) Economics
9 16 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 14 (1.06%) Visualisation
11 13 (0.98%) Cryptography
12 12 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.91%) Data Integration
12 12 (0.91%) e-Learning
12 12 (0.91%) Life Science
13 11 (0.83%) CMDB
13 11 (0.83%) Computer Science
14 10 (0.76%) NHS
14 10 (0.76%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (5.61%) Windows
2 52 (3.94%) Linux
3 25 (1.89%) Unix
4 17 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.21%) Android
6 15 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.38%) Solaris
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
11 2 (0.15%) VMS
11 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.076%) CentOS
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (29.70%) PRINCE2
2 290 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 258 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (14.02%) ITIL
5 168 (12.73%) Change Management
6 123 (9.32%) Migration
7 111 (8.41%) Scrum
8 84 (6.36%) Programme Management
9 82 (6.21%) Risk Management
10 81 (6.14%) Service Management
11 78 (5.91%) Business Analysis
12 75 (5.68%) Mentoring
13 71 (5.38%) Waterfall
14 68 (5.15%) ITIL V3
14 68 (5.15%) Service Delivery
15 62 (4.70%) Coaching
15 62 (4.70%) Project Planning
16 60 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (4.24%) Project Governance
18 51 (3.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 59 (4.47%) SQL
2 40 (3.03%) Java
3 37 (2.80%) C
4 35 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 29 (2.20%) Python
6 20 (1.52%) C#
7 17 (1.29%) C++
8 12 (0.91%) Perl
9 11 (0.83%) Ruby
10 10 (0.76%) Groovy
11 8 (0.61%) Apex Code
12 7 (0.53%) Apple Swift
12 7 (0.53%) Objective-C
13 6 (0.45%) PHP
14 5 (0.38%) ABAP
15 4 (0.30%) VB
16 3 (0.23%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.15%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (11.14%) Degree
2 146 (11.06%) Security Cleared
3 121 (9.17%) SC Cleared
4 107 (8.11%) PMI Certification
5 95 (7.20%) PMP
6 55 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 38 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 26 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (1.82%) APMP
9 24 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.59%) DV Cleared
11 15 (1.14%) CCNA
12 13 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
13 12 (0.91%) CISSP
14 11 (0.83%) CCNP
15 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (0.68%) CCIE
17 7 (0.53%) GCIH
17 7 (0.53%) GIAC
18 6 (0.45%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.70%) QA
2 33 (2.50%) SLA
3 24 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.68%) JSP 440
8 7 (0.53%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.38%) P3O
10 3 (0.23%) GAAP
10 3 (0.23%) GMP
11 2 (0.15%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.076%) GDPR
12 1 (0.076%) GxP
12 1 (0.076%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.076%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.076%) RMADS
12 1 (0.076%) SDET
System Software
1 22 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.38%) vSphere
4 4 (0.30%) Firmware
5 3 (0.23%) Docker
5 3 (0.23%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.076%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.76%) Puppet
2 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (0.53%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 6 (0.45%) WSUS
4 5 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.23%) OPNET
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.23%) SCCM
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.076%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.076%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.076%) Nessus
8 1 (0.076%) Nmap
8 1 (0.076%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.076%) SCOM
8 1 (0.076%) yum
8 1 (0.076%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 218 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 87 (6.59%) SAP
3 68 (5.15%) Oracle
4 46 (3.48%) Remedy
5 39 (2.95%) Cisco
6 36 (2.73%) Ericsson
7 33 (2.50%) VMware
8 23 (1.74%) HP
9 22 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.21%) CheckPoint
10 16 (1.21%) IBM
11 15 (1.14%) Adobe
12 12 (0.91%) Apple
12 12 (0.91%) Google
12 12 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.83%) Avaya
14 10 (0.76%) Blue Coat
14 10 (0.76%) Citrix
14 10 (0.76%) F5
14 10 (0.76%) Sitecore
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