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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 981 1005 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.32% 10.95% 10.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.36% 14.67% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 564 538
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 16
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.50 £19.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% +4.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £16.20 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £28.59 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.52% -11.53%
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
7343 6851 6117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.28% 74.64% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4443 3749 3299
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 257 264
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -2 293 £400 +6.66% 62
Hampshire +3 241 £375 -4.87% 34
Surrey -4 135 £429 +1.00% 46
Buckinghamshire -5 125 £400 +6.66% 24
Oxfordshire -8 59 £400 +11.11% 21
West Sussex -6 46 £428 +32.55% 14
East Sussex -6 28 £420 +7.96% 4
Kent +6 23 £419 +16.31% 15
Middlesex -6 16 £440 -7.36%
Sussex +4 2 £435 +17.56% 1
Thames Valley +1 2 £325 -50.00%
Isle of Wight - 2 £235 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 609 (30.27%) PRINCE2
2 555 (27.58%) Finance
3 378 (18.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 302 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
5 291 (14.46%) Security Cleared
6 283 (14.07%) ITIL
7 272 (13.52%) Microsoft
8 260 (12.92%) Telecoms
9 245 (12.18%) MS Project
10 226 (11.23%) MS Excel
11 225 (11.18%) SC Cleared
12 216 (10.74%) MS Office
13 209 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
14 208 (10.34%) Change Management
15 186 (9.24%) Degree
16 185 (9.19%) PMI Certification
17 162 (8.05%) Project Planning
18 158 (7.85%) Migration
19 149 (7.41%) Oracle
20 147 (7.31%) Windows
21 139 (6.91%) PMP
22 137 (6.81%) Programme Management
23 130 (6.46%) Service Management
24 119 (5.91%) Business Analysis
25 118 (5.86%) Data Centre
26 112 (5.57%) SQL
27 107 (5.32%) SAP
28 101 (5.02%) SharePoint
29 99 (4.92%) Risk Management
29 99 (4.92%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 101 (5.02%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.04%) CMS
3 19 (0.94%) Lync
4 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 9 (0.45%) IIS
5 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.40%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.35%) Apache
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.20%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.20%) SAS
9 4 (0.20%) Drupal
10 3 (0.15%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.15%) Moodle
10 3 (0.15%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.15%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.099%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 245 (12.18%) MS Project
2 226 (11.23%) MS Excel
3 216 (10.74%) MS Office
4 95 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 85 (4.22%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.15%) Maya
9 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.099%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.050%) InDesign
11 1 (0.050%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.050%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.45%) Primavera
5 6 (0.30%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.30%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.20%) BusinessWare
7 4 (0.20%) Agresso
7 4 (0.20%) assyst
7 4 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.20%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.15%) Magento
8 3 (0.15%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.45%) Office 365
3 8 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.20%) SaaS
6 4 (0.20%) PaaS
6 4 (0.20%) IaaS
7 2 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.099%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.050%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.93%) LAN
2 51 (2.53%) WAN
3 45 (2.24%) Firewall
4 33 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 32 (1.59%) Radio Access Network
6 26 (1.29%) SAN
7 25 (1.24%) DNS
7 25 (1.24%) 3G
8 24 (1.19%) Internet
8 24 (1.19%) 4G
9 23 (1.14%) VPN
10 22 (1.09%) VoIP
11 20 (0.99%) LTE
12 19 (0.94%) Unified Communications
13 17 (0.84%) LDAP
14 16 (0.80%) MPLS
15 15 (0.75%) Wireless
16 14 (0.70%) Network Security
16 14 (0.70%) HTTP
17 12 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 19 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (0.80%) MySQL
8 12 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (0.60%) DB2
9 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
10 10 (0.50%) Big Data
10 10 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.45%) OLAP
11 9 (0.45%) SAP BW
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
12 8 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (0.99%) Subversion
2 15 (0.75%) ClearCase
3 13 (0.65%) NUnit
4 12 (0.60%) JIRA
4 12 (0.60%) GoogleTest
5 11 (0.55%) Ant
6 10 (0.50%) CppUnit
7 8 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.30%) Rational Rose
10 5 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.15%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.15%) Maven
12 3 (0.15%) PVCS
13 2 (0.099%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.099%) TestDirector
13 2 (0.099%) Selenium
13 2 (0.099%) PHPUnit
General
1 555 (27.58%) Finance
2 260 (12.92%) Telecoms
3 97 (4.82%) Marketing
4 73 (3.63%) Retail
5 72 (3.58%) Banking
6 49 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 44 (2.19%) Manufacturing
8 38 (1.89%) Legal
9 35 (1.74%) Publishing
10 28 (1.39%) Back Office
11 27 (1.34%) Automotive
12 23 (1.14%) Billing
13 15 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 15 (0.75%) Electronics
14 13 (0.65%) Military
14 13 (0.65%) German Language
14 13 (0.65%) Local Government
15 8 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.35%) French Language
17 6 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 930 (46.22%) Project Manager
2 233 (11.58%) Analyst
3 104 (5.17%) Business Analyst
4 89 (4.42%) Infrastructure Manager
5 81 (4.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 80 (3.98%) Senior Manager
7 75 (3.73%) Technical Manager
8 72 (3.58%) Senior Project Manager
9 70 (3.48%) Architect
10 68 (3.38%) Consultant
11 64 (3.18%) IT Project Manager
12 62 (3.08%) Coordinator
13 58 (2.88%) Developer
14 53 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
15 49 (2.44%) Programme Manager
15 49 (2.44%) Technical Project Manager
16 48 (2.39%) Service Manager
17 43 (2.14%) Business Manager
18 40 (1.99%) Agile Project Manager
19 35 (1.74%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (3.38%) .NET
2 59 (2.93%) HTML
3 37 (1.84%) JSP
4 32 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 27 (1.34%) Middleware
6 20 (0.99%) Web Services
7 19 (0.94%) SOAP
7 19 (0.94%) CSS
8 18 (0.89%) XML
9 15 (0.75%) jQuery
10 13 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (0.50%) HTML5
11 10 (0.50%) Application Packaging
12 9 (0.45%) Java EE
13 7 (0.35%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.35%) REST
14 5 (0.25%) MDX
14 5 (0.25%) SAP XI
15 4 (0.20%) Ajax
15 4 (0.20%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 209 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (5.86%) Data Centre
3 99 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 96 (4.77%) PMI
5 43 (2.14%) Economics
6 30 (1.49%) NHS
7 28 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 26 (1.29%) User Experience
9 22 (1.09%) FMCG
10 18 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 17 (0.84%) Social Media
12 15 (0.75%) Smart Meter
13 14 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 14 (0.70%) Life Science
14 13 (0.65%) E-Learning
14 13 (0.65%) Derivative
15 12 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
16 11 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.55%) Replication
17 10 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 147 (7.31%) Windows
2 85 (4.22%) Linux
3 78 (3.88%) UNIX
4 28 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 19 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (0.89%) Solaris
8 17 (0.84%) AIX
9 12 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.30%) Android
12 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.30%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.15%) VMS
14 2 (0.099%) HPUX
14 2 (0.099%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.050%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.050%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.050%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (30.27%) PRINCE2
2 378 (18.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 302 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
4 283 (14.07%) ITIL
5 208 (10.34%) Change Management
6 162 (8.05%) Project Planning
7 158 (7.85%) Migration
8 137 (6.81%) Programme Management
9 130 (6.46%) Service Management
10 119 (5.91%) Business Analysis
11 99 (4.92%) Risk Management
11 99 (4.92%) Change Control
12 96 (4.77%) Service Delivery
13 94 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
14 93 (4.62%) Waterfall
15 78 (3.88%) CRM
16 72 (3.58%) E-Commerce
17 71 (3.53%) Scrum
17 71 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 70 (3.48%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 112 (5.57%) SQL
2 71 (3.53%) C
3 48 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 45 (2.24%) Java
5 26 (1.29%) PowerShell
6 24 (1.19%) C++
7 23 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 20 (0.99%) Perl
9 19 (0.94%) VB
10 16 (0.80%) Python
11 13 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 13 (0.65%) C#
12 11 (0.55%) PHP
13 8 (0.40%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.35%) ABAP
15 6 (0.30%) C-shell
15 6 (0.30%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.25%) Korn
16 5 (0.25%) VBScript
17 3 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 291 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 225 (11.18%) SC Cleared
3 186 (9.24%) Degree
4 185 (9.19%) PMI Certification
5 139 (6.91%) PMP
6 89 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 82 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 53 (2.63%) DV Cleared
9 38 (1.89%) ISEB
10 33 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 30 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (1.29%) APMP
13 25 (1.24%) CISSP
13 25 (1.24%) ISTQB
14 21 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 18 (0.89%) CCNA
17 17 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (0.80%) HND
19 14 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.57%) QA
2 46 (2.29%) SLA
3 19 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (0.75%) JSP 440
5 11 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.55%) GAMP
5 11 (0.55%) GxP
6 9 (0.45%) PMBOK
7 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.30%) P3O
8 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.15%) GMP
10 3 (0.15%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.15%) COBIT
11 2 (0.099%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.050%) GAAP
12 1 (0.050%) BS15000
12 1 (0.050%) BS7799
System Software
1 50 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.45%) XenApp
4 8 (0.40%) vSphere
5 6 (0.30%) NFS
5 6 (0.30%) XenServer
6 5 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.099%) XenDesktop
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 11 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.30%) NetBackup
2 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (0.30%) OpenView
3 5 (0.25%) OPNET
3 5 (0.25%) Puppet
3 5 (0.25%) SCCM
3 5 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.20%) EMC VPLEX
4 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.15%) Control-M
5 3 (0.15%) HP NNM
5 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.099%) Nessus
6 2 (0.099%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.099%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.099%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.099%) Netcool
7 1 (0.050%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 272 (13.52%) Microsoft
2 149 (7.41%) Oracle
3 107 (5.32%) SAP
4 73 (3.63%) HP
5 72 (3.58%) Cisco
6 49 (2.44%) Citrix
7 43 (2.14%) VMware
8 30 (1.49%) CheckPoint
9 24 (1.19%) Remedy
10 16 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.80%) IBM
11 15 (0.75%) Cognos
11 15 (0.75%) Ericsson
12 14 (0.70%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.50%) Amdocs
13 10 (0.50%) NetApp
14 9 (0.45%) Nokia
14 9 (0.45%) BT
14 9 (0.45%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.40%) Huawei
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