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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1016 1030 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.10% 10.58% 11.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.43% 14.72% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 579 472
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
- +3.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 25
Average hourly rate £26.75 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.65 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £33.54 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.99% -1.36%
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
7564 6998 6086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.17% 71.87% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4241 3878 3156
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 276 269
Average hourly rate £32.75 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.29% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.52 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +2 282 £400 -5.88% 69
Hampshire +5 259 £388 +3.33% 41
Buckinghamshire -5 132 £400 - 28
Surrey -2 122 £450 +12.50% 44
Oxfordshire +6 90 £475 +35.71% 37
West Sussex -10 55 £400 - 14
East Sussex -7 29 £410 +85.31% 6
Kent -10 22 £450 +21.62% 5
Middlesex -8 9 £350 -20.45% 2
Sussex +2 4 £613 +70.13%
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 603 (29.63%) PRINCE2
2 502 (24.67%) Finance
3 351 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 311 (15.28%) Security Cleared
5 307 (15.09%) Telecoms
6 282 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
7 263 (12.92%) SC Cleared
7 263 (12.92%) MS Excel
8 258 (12.68%) MS Project
9 254 (12.48%) Microsoft
10 224 (11.01%) Change Management
10 224 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
11 215 (10.57%) ITIL
12 188 (9.24%) Degree
13 182 (8.94%) PMI Certification
14 175 (8.60%) MS Office
15 154 (7.57%) Project Planning
16 141 (6.93%) Migration
17 129 (6.34%) Business Analysis
18 126 (6.19%) Programme Management
19 121 (5.95%) Oracle
20 110 (5.41%) PMP
21 109 (5.36%) Service Delivery
22 108 (5.31%) Risk Management
22 108 (5.31%) Waterfall
23 103 (5.06%) SQL
24 99 (4.86%) Windows
25 98 (4.82%) HP
26 97 (4.77%) Change Control
27 96 (4.72%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 94 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 18 (0.88%) CMS
3 13 (0.64%) Lync
4 9 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.29%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.29%) Drupal
6 5 (0.25%) Moodle
6 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.25%) IIS
6 5 (0.25%) SAS
7 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.15%) Apache
8 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 263 (12.92%) MS Excel
2 258 (12.68%) MS Project
3 175 (8.60%) MS Office
4 86 (4.23%) MS Visio
5 73 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.098%) ArcInfo
11 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.049%) GIMP
11 1 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.049%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 31 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 8 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.34%) Primavera
7 6 (0.29%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
8 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.20%) BusinessWare
9 4 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
10 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.15%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.15%) Agresso
10 3 (0.15%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.59%) SaaS
2 9 (0.44%) Office 365
3 8 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.15%) IaaS
5 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.15%) PaaS
6 2 (0.098%) Force.com
7 1 (0.049%) Yammer
7 1 (0.049%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.049%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.049%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.51%) LAN
1 51 (2.51%) Firewall
2 45 (2.21%) WAN
3 44 (2.16%) Internet
4 38 (1.87%) TCP/IP
5 35 (1.72%) DNS
6 32 (1.57%) Radio Access Network
7 31 (1.52%) SAN
8 28 (1.38%) 3G
9 23 (1.13%) MPLS
10 22 (1.08%) LTE
10 22 (1.08%) 4G
11 21 (1.03%) VPN
12 17 (0.84%) UMTS
12 17 (0.84%) GSM
13 14 (0.69%) Broadband
13 14 (0.69%) VoIP
13 14 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (0.69%) Network Security
13 14 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (2.16%) SQL Server
1 44 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 26 (1.28%) MySQL
4 22 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (0.44%) Ingres
11 7 (0.34%) DB2
11 7 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.34%) MS Access
11 7 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.34%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (2.06%) Subversion
2 33 (1.62%) ClearCase
3 27 (1.33%) NUnit
4 26 (1.28%) Ant
4 26 (1.28%) CppUnit
4 26 (1.28%) GoogleTest
5 17 (0.84%) JIRA
6 16 (0.79%) Rational Rose
7 12 (0.59%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.49%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.44%) CruiseControl
9 9 (0.44%) ClearQuest
10 7 (0.34%) Maven
10 7 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.29%) Checkstyle
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.29%) NetBeans
11 6 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.29%) JUnit
11 6 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 502 (24.67%) Finance
2 307 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 94 (4.62%) Retail
4 85 (4.18%) Marketing
5 54 (2.65%) Banking
6 53 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 47 (2.31%) Legal
7 47 (2.31%) Publishing
8 39 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 34 (1.67%) Billing
10 21 (1.03%) Back Office
11 19 (0.93%) Automotive
12 18 (0.88%) Electronics
13 17 (0.84%) German Language
14 15 (0.74%) Advertising
15 11 (0.54%) Local Government
16 10 (0.49%) Spanish Language
17 8 (0.39%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.29%) Games
18 6 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 870 (42.75%) Project Manager
2 256 (12.58%) Analyst
3 118 (5.80%) Business Analyst
4 77 (3.78%) Coordinator
5 74 (3.64%) Developer
5 74 (3.64%) Technical Manager
6 67 (3.29%) Senior Manager
7 64 (3.14%) Consultant
7 64 (3.14%) Infrastructure Manager
8 63 (3.10%) Delivery Manager
8 63 (3.10%) Senior Project Manager
9 57 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
10 55 (2.70%) Programme Manager
11 54 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 54 (2.65%) Business Manager
12 50 (2.46%) Change Manager
13 46 (2.26%) Technical Project Manager
13 46 (2.26%) Architect
14 38 (1.87%) Service Manager
14 38 (1.87%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (3.54%) .NET
2 66 (3.24%) HTML
3 51 (2.51%) JSP
4 48 (2.36%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.13%) Motif
6 21 (1.03%) Middleware
7 19 (0.93%) XML
8 18 (0.88%) CSS
9 17 (0.84%) Web Services
10 14 (0.69%) J2EE
11 12 (0.59%) Java EE
11 12 (0.59%) jQuery
12 10 (0.49%) HTML5
12 10 (0.49%) LAMP
13 9 (0.44%) Hibernate
13 9 (0.44%) Application Packaging
13 9 (0.44%) SOAP
13 9 (0.44%) wxWidgets
14 7 (0.34%) Spring
15 6 (0.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 224 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.47%) PMI
3 76 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 35 (1.72%) NHS
6 33 (1.62%) Economics
7 31 (1.52%) FMCG
8 28 (1.38%) User Experience
9 22 (1.08%) Open Source
10 21 (1.03%) Derivative
11 18 (0.88%) E-Learning
12 16 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 16 (0.79%) Life Science
13 15 (0.74%) Smart Meter
13 15 (0.74%) Replication
14 11 (0.54%) Clustering
14 11 (0.54%) LIMS
14 11 (0.54%) Social Media
14 11 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
15 9 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 99 (4.86%) Windows
2 90 (4.42%) UNIX
3 88 (4.32%) Linux
4 35 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 28 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.69%) Solaris
9 13 (0.64%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.54%) AIX
11 9 (0.44%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.29%) Android
14 3 (0.15%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.15%) OS/400
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.049%) NetWare
16 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (29.63%) PRINCE2
2 351 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 282 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
4 224 (11.01%) Change Management
5 215 (10.57%) ITIL
6 154 (7.57%) Project Planning
7 141 (6.93%) Migration
8 129 (6.34%) Business Analysis
9 126 (6.19%) Programme Management
10 109 (5.36%) Service Delivery
11 108 (5.31%) Risk Management
11 108 (5.31%) Waterfall
12 97 (4.77%) Change Control
13 90 (4.42%) Service Management
14 85 (4.18%) PRINCE
15 84 (4.13%) CRM
16 74 (3.64%) E-Commerce
16 74 (3.64%) Scrum
17 68 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
18 63 (3.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (5.06%) SQL
2 83 (4.08%) C
3 66 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 56 (2.75%) Java
5 37 (1.82%) Python
6 29 (1.43%) C++
7 24 (1.18%) C#
8 18 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 15 (0.74%) PHP
10 13 (0.64%) VB
11 12 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.34%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.29%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.29%) Perl
14 6 (0.29%) Ruby
15 5 (0.25%) VBA
15 5 (0.25%) COBOL
16 4 (0.20%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 311 (15.28%) Security Cleared
2 263 (12.92%) SC Cleared
3 188 (9.24%) Degree
4 182 (8.94%) PMI Certification
5 110 (5.41%) PMP
6 92 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 73 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 52 (2.56%) DV Cleared
9 46 (2.26%) ISEB
9 46 (2.26%) ISTQB
10 31 (1.52%) APMP
10 31 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 25 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.98%) HND
13 20 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (0.79%) HNC
14 16 (0.79%) MCITP
15 13 (0.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.67%) QA
2 30 (1.47%) SLA
3 14 (0.69%) GAMP
4 11 (0.54%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.25%) P3O
8 5 (0.25%) GxP
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.20%) COBIT
10 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.098%) COREP
11 2 (0.098%) FINREP
11 2 (0.098%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.098%) BS15000
11 2 (0.098%) GMP
11 2 (0.098%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 43 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (0.25%) NFS
5 3 (0.15%) DFS Replication
5 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.15%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.15%) XenApp
5 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.098%) Firmware
6 2 (0.098%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.049%) UAG
7 1 (0.049%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 17 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.39%) FortiGate
3 8 (0.39%) SCCM
4 5 (0.25%) Puppet
4 5 (0.25%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.20%) Netcool
5 4 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
6 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.15%) SCOM
6 3 (0.15%) OpenView
6 3 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
7 2 (0.098%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.098%) OVSD
7 2 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.098%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.098%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.049%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.049%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.049%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 254 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 121 (5.95%) Oracle
3 98 (4.82%) HP
4 96 (4.72%) SAP
5 76 (3.73%) Cisco
6 46 (2.26%) CheckPoint
7 35 (1.72%) VMware
7 35 (1.72%) Citrix
8 18 (0.88%) Red Hat
9 16 (0.79%) Remedy
9 16 (0.79%) IBM
9 16 (0.79%) F5
10 15 (0.74%) Ericsson
11 14 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.69%) webMethods
12 13 (0.64%) Hyperion
12 13 (0.64%) Juniper
13 11 (0.54%) Business Objects
14 10 (0.49%) Adobe
14 10 (0.49%) Google
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £150 - 200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Rate: £1 - £475 per day + good rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago