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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 917 1040 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.02% 11.61% 10.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.98% 15.63% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 588 479
Average daily rate
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£411 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 14
Average hourly rate £26.75 £26.98 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -1.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £17.00 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £40.40 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -9.48%
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
7062 6652 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.13% 74.24% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4135 3667 3111
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 253 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 0 251 £398 +6.00% 66
Hampshire +1 230 £388 -0.32% 43
Buckinghamshire -2 133 £400 +5.61% 14
Surrey -5 115 £440 +10.00% 47
Oxfordshire -11 59 £438 +25.44% 21
West Sussex -5 54 £425 +28.78% 11
East Sussex -5 29 £423 +10.31% 11
Kent -1 21 £450 +29.49% 12
Middlesex -5 16 £420 -10.63% 4
Sussex +1 2 £435 +17.56%
M4 Corridor +4 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 614 (30.49%) PRINCE2
2 547 (27.16%) Finance
3 375 (18.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 295 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
5 293 (14.55%) Security Cleared
6 284 (14.10%) Telecoms
7 259 (12.86%) Microsoft
8 243 (12.07%) ITIL
9 240 (11.92%) MS Project
10 238 (11.82%) SC Cleared
11 232 (11.52%) MS Excel
12 216 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
13 215 (10.68%) Change Management
14 200 (9.93%) MS Office
15 179 (8.89%) PMI Certification
16 175 (8.69%) Degree
17 165 (8.19%) Project Planning
18 149 (7.40%) Migration
19 128 (6.36%) Business Analysis
20 126 (6.26%) PMP
21 123 (6.11%) Programme Management
22 122 (6.06%) Windows
23 113 (5.61%) Oracle
24 110 (5.46%) SQL
25 109 (5.41%) Service Delivery
25 109 (5.41%) Data Centre
26 104 (5.16%) Service Management
26 104 (5.16%) Risk Management
27 103 (5.11%) Marketing
28 100 (4.97%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 98 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.04%) CMS
3 19 (0.94%) Lync
4 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.30%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.30%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.25%) SAS
6 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.25%) IIS
7 4 (0.20%) Drupal
7 4 (0.20%) Apache
7 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.15%) Jetty
8 3 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.15%) Moodle
8 3 (0.15%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 240 (11.92%) MS Project
2 232 (11.52%) MS Excel
3 200 (9.93%) MS Office
4 91 (4.52%) MS Visio
5 79 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.20%) Open Workbench
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.050%) InDesign
9 1 (0.050%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.35%) Primavera
5 7 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.25%) assyst
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.20%) BusinessWare
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.15%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.15%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (0.50%) Office 365
3 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.30%) SaaS
6 4 (0.20%) IaaS
7 3 (0.15%) PaaS
8 2 (0.099%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.63%) LAN
2 49 (2.43%) Firewall
3 48 (2.38%) WAN
4 34 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.34%) DNS
5 27 (1.34%) SAN
6 26 (1.29%) VPN
7 25 (1.24%) Radio Access Network
8 24 (1.19%) 4G
9 23 (1.14%) 3G
10 22 (1.09%) VoIP
11 21 (1.04%) Internet
12 20 (0.99%) MPLS
13 19 (0.94%) Unified Communications
14 18 (0.89%) LTE
15 16 (0.79%) HTTP
15 16 (0.79%) LDAP
16 15 (0.74%) GSM
16 15 (0.74%) SMTP
16 15 (0.74%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (0.84%) MySQL
8 13 (0.65%) DB2
9 12 (0.60%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
11 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.45%) SAP BW
12 9 (0.45%) Big Data
13 8 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.35%) Relational Database
15 5 (0.25%) SAP HANA
15 5 (0.25%) SAP BI
15 5 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (1.34%) Subversion
2 21 (1.04%) ClearCase
3 20 (0.99%) NUnit
4 19 (0.94%) GoogleTest
5 17 (0.84%) Ant
5 17 (0.84%) CppUnit
6 13 (0.65%) JIRA
7 11 (0.55%) Rational Rose
8 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.25%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.15%) PVCS
11 2 (0.099%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.099%) Selenium
12 1 (0.050%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.050%) Maven
12 1 (0.050%) TeamCity
General
1 547 (27.16%) Finance
2 284 (14.10%) Telecoms
3 103 (5.11%) Marketing
4 87 (4.32%) Retail
5 63 (3.13%) Banking
6 52 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 40 (1.99%) Legal
7 40 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 34 (1.69%) Publishing
9 30 (1.49%) Billing
10 25 (1.24%) Back Office
11 21 (1.04%) Automotive
12 20 (0.99%) Electronics
13 12 (0.60%) Military
13 12 (0.60%) German Language
13 12 (0.60%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.55%) Advertising
15 9 (0.45%) Local Government
16 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 897 (44.54%) Project Manager
2 250 (12.41%) Analyst
3 104 (5.16%) Business Analyst
4 89 (4.42%) Technical Manager
5 85 (4.22%) Infrastructure Manager
6 76 (3.77%) Senior Manager
7 73 (3.62%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 72 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
9 68 (3.38%) Coordinator
10 67 (3.33%) Developer
10 67 (3.33%) Consultant
11 64 (3.18%) Architect
12 60 (2.98%) Technical Project Manager
13 59 (2.93%) IT Project Manager
13 59 (2.93%) Delivery Manager
14 52 (2.58%) Programme Manager
15 46 (2.28%) Business Manager
16 42 (2.09%) Service Manager
17 40 (1.99%) Change Manager
17 40 (1.99%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.23%) .NET
2 63 (3.13%) HTML
3 41 (2.04%) JSP
4 34 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 22 (1.09%) Middleware
6 21 (1.04%) XML
7 19 (0.94%) SOAP
8 17 (0.84%) CSS
9 14 (0.70%) Web Services
9 14 (0.70%) Java EE
10 12 (0.60%) jQuery
11 11 (0.55%) Application Packaging
12 9 (0.45%) Motif
12 9 (0.45%) HTML5
13 7 (0.35%) Spring
14 6 (0.30%) REST
15 5 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (0.25%) Hibernate
15 5 (0.25%) LAMP
15 5 (0.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 216 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 92 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 90 (4.47%) PMI
5 37 (1.84%) Economics
6 35 (1.74%) NHS
7 32 (1.59%) User Experience
8 31 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 29 (1.44%) FMCG
10 20 (0.99%) E-Learning
10 20 (0.99%) Derivative
11 16 (0.79%) Life Science
12 14 (0.70%) Smart Meter
13 13 (0.65%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
14 12 (0.60%) Social Media
14 12 (0.60%) Replication
15 11 (0.55%) Data Integration
16 10 (0.50%) LIMS
17 9 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 122 (6.06%) Windows
2 90 (4.47%) UNIX
3 85 (4.22%) Linux
4 29 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 26 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (0.89%) Solaris
7 17 (0.84%) AIX
8 15 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.45%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (0.30%) Android
13 3 (0.15%) VMS
14 2 (0.099%) HPUX
15 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.050%) zOS
15 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.050%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (30.49%) PRINCE2
2 375 (18.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 295 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (12.07%) ITIL
5 215 (10.68%) Change Management
6 165 (8.19%) Project Planning
7 149 (7.40%) Migration
8 128 (6.36%) Business Analysis
9 123 (6.11%) Programme Management
10 109 (5.41%) Service Delivery
11 104 (5.16%) Service Management
11 104 (5.16%) Risk Management
12 100 (4.97%) Waterfall
13 98 (4.87%) Change Control
14 82 (4.07%) E-Commerce
15 79 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
16 75 (3.72%) CRM
17 72 (3.57%) PRINCE
18 71 (3.53%) Scrum
19 66 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 110 (5.46%) SQL
2 81 (4.02%) C
3 60 (2.98%) Java
4 48 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 31 (1.54%) C++
6 23 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 23 (1.14%) Python
6 23 (1.14%) PowerShell
7 20 (0.99%) VB
8 15 (0.74%) PHP
9 11 (0.55%) C#
9 11 (0.55%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.45%) Perl
11 8 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.35%) ABAP
13 6 (0.30%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.25%) VBScript
15 3 (0.15%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.15%) VB6
15 3 (0.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 293 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 238 (11.82%) SC Cleared
3 179 (8.89%) PMI Certification
4 175 (8.69%) Degree
5 126 (6.26%) PMP
6 84 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 79 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 53 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 43 (2.14%) ISEB
10 32 (1.59%) APMP
11 31 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (1.54%) ISTQB
12 30 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 25 (1.24%) CISSP
14 24 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (0.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 19 (0.94%) CCNA
17 18 (0.89%) MCITP
18 15 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 13 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.42%) QA
2 47 (2.33%) SLA
3 18 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (0.79%) JSP 440
5 12 (0.60%) GAMP
6 11 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.35%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.30%) P3O
9 6 (0.30%) GxP
10 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.099%) COBIT
13 2 (0.099%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.050%) GMP
14 1 (0.050%) GAAP
System Software
1 50 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.40%) XenApp
4 6 (0.30%) NFS
5 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.25%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.25%) vSphere
6 4 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.15%) XenServer
8 2 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.099%) Firmware
9 1 (0.050%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.050%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.050%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.050%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.050%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.30%) OpenView
4 5 (0.25%) NetBackup
4 5 (0.25%) Puppet
5 4 (0.20%) SCCM
5 4 (0.20%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.15%) HP NNM
6 3 (0.15%) Control-M
6 3 (0.15%) Netcool
7 2 (0.099%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.099%) Nessus
7 2 (0.099%) WSUS
7 2 (0.099%) SCOM
7 2 (0.099%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.099%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.099%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 259 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 113 (5.61%) Oracle
3 92 (4.57%) SAP
4 84 (4.17%) Cisco
5 78 (3.87%) HP
6 47 (2.33%) Citrix
7 44 (2.18%) VMware
8 37 (1.84%) CheckPoint
9 18 (0.89%) Remedy
10 17 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (0.79%) IBM
12 13 (0.65%) Ericsson
13 12 (0.60%) Juniper
13 12 (0.60%) NetApp
13 12 (0.60%) webMethods
14 11 (0.55%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.55%) Cognos
15 10 (0.50%) Business Objects
16 9 (0.45%) Planview
16 9 (0.45%) ServiceNow
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