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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 13 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 697 921 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.86% 9.79% 10.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.06% 12.30% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 560 591
Median daily rate £408 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +77.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £20.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £114.80 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.44 £28.60
% change year-on-year
-12.53% +9.94%
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
6304 7487 7494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.11% 79.62% 76.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3759 4415 4208
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 £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 308 284
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 231 £400 -3.03% 32
Hampshire -2 153 £362 -4.03% 25
Surrey +5 96 £440 +1.14% 12
Buckinghamshire -5 71 £414 +3.43% 10
Oxfordshire -3 54 £478 +20.88% 12
West Sussex -8 39 £400 -9.09% 5
Kent +6 13 £500 +17.64% 6
East Sussex +3 11 £300 -25.00% 14
Middlesex -15 7 £463 +8.82%
Home Counties - 1 £325 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 396 (26.49%) Finance
2 392 (26.22%) PRINCE2
3 315 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
4 297 (19.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 222 (14.85%) Microsoft
6 194 (12.98%) ITIL
7 190 (12.71%) MS Excel
8 174 (11.64%) Degree
9 173 (11.57%) Change Management
10 168 (11.24%) Security Cleared
11 157 (10.50%) Telecoms
11 157 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
12 138 (9.23%) Migration
13 135 (9.03%) MS Project
14 134 (8.96%) SC Cleared
15 121 (8.09%) MS Office
15 121 (8.09%) Scrum
16 104 (6.96%) PMI Certification
17 103 (6.89%) PMP
18 101 (6.76%) Management Information System
19 100 (6.69%) Business Analysis
20 95 (6.35%) Windows
21 92 (6.15%) Programme Management
22 89 (5.95%) SQL
23 87 (5.82%) Linux
24 86 (5.75%) Marketing
25 84 (5.62%) Project Planning
26 83 (5.55%) Service Delivery
27 81 (5.42%) Service Management
28 78 (5.22%) SAP

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 63 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.61%) CMS
3 20 (1.34%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.27%) Confluence
5 10 (0.67%) IIS
6 9 (0.60%) MS Project Server
7 8 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.47%) NetWeaver
8 7 (0.47%) SAP EP
8 7 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.40%) Drupal
9 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.33%) iPlanet
10 5 (0.33%) JBoss
10 5 (0.33%) SAS
11 4 (0.27%) Apache
11 4 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.27%) Tuxedo
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 190 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 135 (9.03%) MS Project
3 121 (8.09%) MS Office
4 61 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (3.14%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.27%) Maya
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 8 (0.54%) SAP MDM
4 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.40%) Maximo
5 5 (0.33%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.20%) HFM
7 3 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.13%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.13%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (3.68%) Office 365
3 20 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.94%) SaaS
5 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.20%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.067%) Force.com
8 1 (0.067%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.067%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.067%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.74%) LAN
2 40 (2.68%) WAN
3 39 (2.61%) Internet
4 36 (2.41%) Firewall
5 30 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (1.81%) LTE
7 22 (1.47%) VoIP
7 22 (1.47%) VoLTE
8 21 (1.40%) DNS
8 21 (1.40%) Network Security
8 21 (1.40%) Wireless
9 20 (1.34%) Unified Communications
10 19 (1.27%) HTTP
11 17 (1.14%) MPLS
12 16 (1.07%) Skype
13 15 (1.00%) SAN
14 14 (0.94%) Ethernet
14 14 (0.94%) TCP/IP
15 13 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.34%) Relational Database
3 18 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (0.80%) SAP HANA
6 11 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 11 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.67%) Big Data
8 7 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.40%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.33%) GIS
10 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
11 4 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (2.34%) JIRA
2 25 (1.67%) Subversion
3 19 (1.27%) Ant
4 16 (1.07%) GoogleTest
4 16 (1.07%) Maven
4 16 (1.07%) NUnit
5 15 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.94%) ClearCase
6 14 (0.94%) CppUnit
6 14 (0.94%) JUnit
7 13 (0.87%) Git (software)
8 12 (0.80%) Selenium
9 11 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
10 10 (0.67%) SoapUI
11 7 (0.47%) Axure RP
11 7 (0.47%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.40%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.40%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.40%) Gradle
12 6 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
General
1 396 (26.49%) Finance
2 157 (10.50%) Telecoms
3 86 (5.75%) Marketing
4 75 (5.02%) Retail
5 59 (3.95%) Banking
6 37 (2.47%) Legal
7 27 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 19 (1.27%) Automotive
10 18 (1.20%) Spanish Language
11 17 (1.14%) Billing
12 12 (0.80%) Publishing
13 10 (0.67%) Back Office
14 9 (0.60%) German Language
15 8 (0.54%) Local Government
16 7 (0.47%) Advertising
16 7 (0.47%) Law
17 5 (0.33%) Electronics
18 3 (0.20%) Games
18 3 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 639 (42.74%) Project Manager
2 180 (12.04%) Analyst
3 82 (5.48%) Business Analyst
4 75 (5.02%) IT Manager
5 69 (4.62%) Developer
5 69 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
6 63 (4.21%) Consultant
7 57 (3.81%) Senior Manager
8 53 (3.55%) Architect
9 52 (3.48%) Infrastructure Manager
10 51 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
11 49 (3.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 37 (2.47%) Programme Manager
13 33 (2.21%) Coordinator
13 33 (2.21%) Technical Manager
14 32 (2.14%) Delivery Manager
14 32 (2.14%) Digital Project Manager
14 32 (2.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
15 31 (2.07%) SAP Manager
16 30 (2.01%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.01%) HTML
2 39 (2.61%) CSS
3 31 (2.07%) Web Services
4 27 (1.81%) .NET
5 24 (1.61%) XML
6 23 (1.54%) Middleware
7 12 (0.80%) SOAP
8 11 (0.74%) jQuery
9 10 (0.67%) AngularJS
9 10 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 8 (0.54%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.47%) Ember.js
11 7 (0.47%) SAP PI
11 7 (0.47%) Sass
12 6 (0.40%) J2EE
12 6 (0.40%) Spring
13 5 (0.33%) JSON
13 5 (0.33%) JSP
13 5 (0.33%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 157 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 74 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 41 (2.74%) PMI
5 33 (2.21%) Virtual Team
6 30 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 28 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (1.81%) User Experience
9 18 (1.20%) Derivative
10 17 (1.14%) Economics
11 16 (1.07%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.00%) Life Science
13 14 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.87%) Mainframe
15 12 (0.80%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.80%) CMDB
15 12 (0.80%) Cryptography
15 12 (0.80%) Data Integration
15 12 (0.80%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.74%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 95 (6.35%) Windows
2 87 (5.82%) Linux
3 49 (3.28%) Unix
4 19 (1.27%) Windows Server
5 16 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 10 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.54%) AIX
9 8 (0.54%) Android
9 8 (0.54%) Solaris
10 6 (0.40%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.13%) CentOS
12 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.13%) VMS
13 1 (0.067%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.067%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (26.22%) PRINCE2
2 315 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (19.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 194 (12.98%) ITIL
5 173 (11.57%) Change Management
6 138 (9.23%) Migration
7 121 (8.09%) Scrum
8 100 (6.69%) Business Analysis
9 92 (6.15%) Programme Management
10 84 (5.62%) Project Planning
11 83 (5.55%) Service Delivery
12 81 (5.42%) Service Management
13 76 (5.08%) Risk Management
14 75 (5.02%) Waterfall
15 67 (4.48%) SDLC
16 66 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 64 (4.28%) Project Governance
18 59 (3.95%) Mentoring
19 57 (3.81%) CRM
20 55 (3.68%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (5.95%) SQL
2 49 (3.28%) C
3 39 (2.61%) Java
4 38 (2.54%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.01%) Python
6 19 (1.27%) C#
6 19 (1.27%) C++
7 14 (0.94%) Perl
8 8 (0.54%) Apex Code
8 8 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.47%) Ruby
10 6 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.33%) Groovy
11 5 (0.33%) PHP
12 4 (0.27%) ABAP
12 4 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.20%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.20%) Tcl
13 3 (0.20%) VB
14 2 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 174 (11.64%) Degree
2 168 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 134 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 104 (6.96%) PMI Certification
5 103 (6.89%) PMP
6 54 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 53 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 40 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (1.94%) APMP
10 24 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (1.61%) DV Cleared
11 18 (1.20%) CISSP
12 17 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (1.14%) CCNA
12 17 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (0.87%) CCNP
14 11 (0.74%) ISEB
15 9 (0.60%) GIAC
15 9 (0.60%) MCP
15 9 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.01%) QA
2 40 (2.68%) SLA
3 26 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 22 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (0.94%) JSP 440
7 12 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.33%) COBIT
8 5 (0.33%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.27%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.20%) GAAP
10 3 (0.20%) MiFID
10 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.13%) GMP
11 2 (0.13%) GxP
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.13%) NEBOSH
12 1 (0.067%) EMIR
12 1 (0.067%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.87%) vSphere
4 8 (0.54%) Firmware
5 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.20%) Docker
6 3 (0.20%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.13%) XenApp
8 1 (0.067%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.067%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (0.60%) Puppet
2 9 (0.60%) SCCM
3 7 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (0.47%) SCOM
3 7 (0.47%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 6 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.33%) QRadar
5 5 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.33%) WSUS
6 4 (0.27%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.27%) OPNET
7 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.20%) Netcool
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.13%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 222 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 78 (5.22%) SAP
3 69 (4.62%) Oracle
4 51 (3.41%) Cisco
5 44 (2.94%) VMware
6 30 (2.01%) Remedy
7 24 (1.61%) HP
8 23 (1.54%) Ericsson
8 23 (1.54%) IBM
9 22 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.27%) Citrix
10 19 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.14%) Adobe
11 17 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.00%) F5
13 12 (0.80%) Google
14 11 (0.74%) Avaya
14 11 (0.74%) Talend
15 9 (0.60%) Sophos
15 9 (0.60%) Splunk
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £401 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £478.50 per day 3 Month Initial Duration
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £405 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £31 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £285 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £150 - £165 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 days ago