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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1033 936 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.49% 10.35% 10.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.93% 14.23% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 543 435
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 25
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £15.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.25 £52.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.63 £28.32 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -17.31%
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
7415 6578 5721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.33% 72.71% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4123 3588 2901
Average daily rate £395 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 272 287
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.52 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +2 292 £400 -5.88% 62
Hampshire +2 240 £375 - 50
Surrey 0 137 £450 +12.50% 44
Buckinghamshire -4 134 £400 - 33
Oxfordshire +5 95 £439 +17.00% 34
West Sussex -13 46 £400 - 16
East Sussex -3 31 £400 +80.79% 5
Kent -9 22 £450 +21.62% 11
Middlesex +2 17 £440 -7.36% 2
Sussex +2 5 £613 +44.11%
M4 Corridor -2 1 £400 -11.60%
Home Counties - - - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 590 (28.92%) PRINCE2
2 509 (24.95%) Finance
3 338 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 335 (16.42%) Security Cleared
5 298 (14.61%) Telecoms
6 287 (14.07%) SC Cleared
7 266 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 259 (12.70%) MS Excel
9 251 (12.30%) Microsoft
10 243 (11.91%) MS Project
11 239 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
12 237 (11.62%) Change Management
13 217 (10.64%) ITIL
14 196 (9.61%) Degree
15 181 (8.87%) PMI Certification
16 161 (7.89%) Project Planning
17 160 (7.84%) MS Office
18 135 (6.62%) Migration
19 129 (6.32%) Business Analysis
20 125 (6.13%) Oracle
21 120 (5.88%) Programme Management
22 114 (5.59%) PMP
23 112 (5.49%) SQL
24 107 (5.25%) Windows
25 105 (5.15%) Service Delivery
25 105 (5.15%) Waterfall
26 101 (4.95%) Risk Management
27 100 (4.90%) UNIX
28 98 (4.80%) HP
29 95 (4.66%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 88 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.03%) CMS
3 13 (0.64%) Lync
4 11 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 8 (0.39%) Drupal
6 7 (0.34%) MS Project Server
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (0.29%) IIS
7 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.25%) Moodle
8 5 (0.25%) SAS
9 4 (0.20%) Apache
9 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.20%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.15%) Jetty
10 3 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.15%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 259 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 243 (11.91%) MS Project
3 160 (7.84%) MS Office
4 87 (4.26%) MS Visio
5 73 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.15%) ArcInfo
9 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.098%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.049%) GIMP
11 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.15%) Agresso
8 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.15%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.64%) SaaS
2 9 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.44%) Office 365
3 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.15%) Force.com
4 3 (0.15%) IaaS
4 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.15%) PaaS
5 1 (0.049%) Taleo
5 1 (0.049%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.55%) LAN
2 51 (2.50%) Firewall
3 45 (2.21%) WAN
4 43 (2.11%) Internet
5 38 (1.86%) TCP/IP
6 37 (1.81%) DNS
7 36 (1.76%) 3G
8 35 (1.72%) SAN
9 32 (1.57%) Radio Access Network
10 26 (1.27%) LTE
10 26 (1.27%) MPLS
11 24 (1.18%) VPN
12 22 (1.08%) 4G
13 19 (0.93%) UMTS
13 19 (0.93%) GSM
14 17 (0.83%) Broadband
14 17 (0.83%) Network Security
15 16 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (0.78%) Wireless
16 15 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
2 42 (2.06%) SQL Server
3 38 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.32%) MySQL
5 21 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
6 17 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 13 (0.64%) Ingres
8 13 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.54%) MS Access
9 11 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.34%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.34%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.29%) Essbase
13 6 (0.29%) DB2
14 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (2.21%) Subversion
2 40 (1.96%) ClearCase
3 35 (1.72%) NUnit
4 34 (1.67%) GoogleTest
5 33 (1.62%) CppUnit
5 33 (1.62%) Ant
6 22 (1.08%) Rational Rose
7 17 (0.83%) JIRA
8 14 (0.69%) CruiseControl
9 13 (0.64%) ClearQuest
10 10 (0.49%) Git (software)
11 9 (0.44%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.34%) Maven
14 6 (0.29%) Checkstyle
14 6 (0.29%) JUnit
14 6 (0.29%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (0.29%) NetBeans
General
1 509 (24.95%) Finance
2 298 (14.61%) Telecoms
3 93 (4.56%) Retail
4 83 (4.07%) Marketing
5 54 (2.65%) Banking
6 52 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
7 51 (2.50%) Publishing
8 44 (2.16%) Legal
9 38 (1.86%) Billing
10 35 (1.72%) Manufacturing
11 24 (1.18%) Automotive
12 18 (0.88%) Electronics
13 16 (0.78%) German Language
14 15 (0.74%) Back Office
14 15 (0.74%) Advertising
15 12 (0.59%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.49%) Local Government
16 10 (0.49%) Military
17 8 (0.39%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 846 (41.47%) Project Manager
2 272 (13.33%) Analyst
3 122 (5.98%) Business Analyst
4 80 (3.92%) Developer
5 74 (3.63%) Coordinator
6 69 (3.38%) Technical Manager
7 64 (3.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 64 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
8 63 (3.09%) Consultant
9 62 (3.04%) Delivery Manager
10 61 (2.99%) Senior Manager
11 57 (2.79%) Senior Project Manager
12 55 (2.70%) Business Manager
13 54 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 52 (2.55%) Programme Manager
15 51 (2.50%) Change Manager
16 49 (2.40%) Architect
17 42 (2.06%) Technical Project Manager
18 38 (1.86%) Project Coordinator
18 38 (1.86%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (3.73%) .NET
2 73 (3.58%) HTML
3 58 (2.84%) JSP
4 52 (2.55%) ASP.NET
5 30 (1.47%) Motif
6 22 (1.08%) CSS
7 21 (1.03%) XML
8 20 (0.98%) Middleware
9 17 (0.83%) Web Services
10 15 (0.74%) J2EE
11 14 (0.69%) jQuery
12 13 (0.64%) wxWidgets
13 12 (0.59%) Java EE
14 11 (0.54%) HTML5
15 10 (0.49%) LAMP
15 10 (0.49%) Hibernate
16 7 (0.34%) Application Packaging
16 7 (0.34%) Spring
17 6 (0.29%) Servlets
17 6 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 239 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.17%) PMI
3 74 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 45 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 37 (1.81%) Economics
6 32 (1.57%) NHS
7 28 (1.37%) User Experience
8 25 (1.23%) FMCG
8 25 (1.23%) Derivative
9 23 (1.13%) Open Source
10 18 (0.88%) E-Learning
11 16 (0.78%) Replication
12 15 (0.74%) Life Science
13 12 (0.59%) Smart Meter
13 12 (0.59%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.59%) Clustering
14 11 (0.54%) LIMS
14 11 (0.54%) Social Media
15 10 (0.49%) PKI
16 8 (0.39%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 107 (5.25%) Windows
2 100 (4.90%) UNIX
3 95 (4.66%) Linux
4 37 (1.81%) Windows 7
5 32 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.59%) Solaris
10 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.25%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) OS/400
14 3 (0.15%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.15%) Android
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.098%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.049%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 590 (28.92%) PRINCE2
2 338 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 266 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 237 (11.62%) Change Management
5 217 (10.64%) ITIL
6 161 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 135 (6.62%) Migration
8 129 (6.32%) Business Analysis
9 120 (5.88%) Programme Management
10 105 (5.15%) Service Delivery
10 105 (5.15%) Waterfall
11 101 (4.95%) Risk Management
12 88 (4.31%) Service Management
13 85 (4.17%) PRINCE
14 84 (4.12%) Change Control
15 82 (4.02%) CRM
16 72 (3.53%) Configuration Management
17 70 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
18 66 (3.24%) E-Commerce
18 66 (3.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 112 (5.49%) SQL
2 92 (4.51%) C
3 73 (3.58%) JavaScript
4 54 (2.65%) Java
5 40 (1.96%) Python
6 35 (1.72%) C++
7 26 (1.27%) C#
8 19 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 18 (0.88%) PHP
10 17 (0.83%) VB
11 10 (0.49%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.39%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.34%) Ruby
13 7 (0.34%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.34%) VBA
14 5 (0.25%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.25%) Perl
14 5 (0.25%) COBOL
15 4 (0.20%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 335 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 287 (14.07%) SC Cleared
3 196 (9.61%) Degree
4 181 (8.87%) PMI Certification
5 114 (5.59%) PMP
6 95 (4.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 80 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 53 (2.60%) DV Cleared
9 50 (2.45%) ISTQB
10 44 (2.16%) ISEB
11 33 (1.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 30 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (1.32%) APMP
14 25 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (1.13%) HND
16 22 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (0.78%) HNC
17 16 (0.78%) MCITP
18 15 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.51%) QA
2 28 (1.37%) SLA
3 14 (0.69%) GAMP
3 14 (0.69%) JSP 440
4 9 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.25%) P3O
6 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.25%) GxP
7 4 (0.20%) COBIT
7 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.098%) COREP
9 2 (0.098%) FINREP
9 2 (0.098%) GMP
9 2 (0.098%) BS15000
9 2 (0.098%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.049%) GAAP
System Software
1 48 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.29%) XenApp
4 6 (0.29%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.20%) DFS Replication
5 4 (0.20%) NFS
6 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.15%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.098%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.049%) Firmware
8 1 (0.049%) UAG
8 1 (0.049%) Varnish
8 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.54%) SCCM
3 10 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.44%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.20%) Puppet
5 4 (0.20%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
6 3 (0.15%) Netcool
6 3 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.15%) SCOM
6 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.098%) OpenView
7 2 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.098%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.098%) OVSD
7 2 (0.098%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.049%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.049%) WSUS
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 251 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 125 (6.13%) Oracle
3 98 (4.80%) HP
4 90 (4.41%) SAP
5 81 (3.97%) Cisco
6 47 (2.30%) CheckPoint
7 43 (2.11%) VMware
8 39 (1.91%) Citrix
9 22 (1.08%) Red Hat
10 18 (0.88%) F5
11 17 (0.83%) Ericsson
12 16 (0.78%) IBM
13 14 (0.69%) Juniper
13 14 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.69%) Remedy
14 11 (0.54%) Hyperion
14 11 (0.54%) Business Objects
15 10 (0.49%) webMethods
15 10 (0.49%) Google
16 9 (0.44%) Primavera
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum FIXED TERM CONTRACT
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Larson Group
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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Oxfordshire
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Surrey
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Surrey
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Rate: £525 - £550 per day
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Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
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Surrey
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £259 - £280 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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