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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1045 947 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.54% 10.35% 10.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.75% 13.92% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 568 555
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 13
Average hourly rate £33.50 £26.98 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% +63.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £16.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £39.79 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 0 306 £400 +6.66% 59
Hampshire 0 238 £375 -6.25% 50
Buckinghamshire 0 161 £400 +5.96% 21
Surrey -2 138 £425 - 33
Oxfordshire -5 67 £400 +11.11% 34
West Sussex -6 50 £438 +50.86% 7
East Sussex -7 27 £420 +12.00% 3
Kent +10 23 £419 +4.68% 13
Middlesex +2 20 £440 +0.57%
Thames Valley +1 4 £350 -46.15%
Sussex - 2 £450 - 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £235 -
M4 Corridor +1 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 620 (31.33%) PRINCE2
2 566 (28.60%) Finance
3 387 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 305 (15.41%) ITIL
5 295 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
6 291 (14.70%) Security Cleared
7 274 (13.85%) Microsoft
8 260 (13.14%) Telecoms
9 224 (11.32%) MS Excel
10 220 (11.12%) MS Project
10 220 (11.12%) SC Cleared
11 212 (10.71%) Change Management
12 206 (10.41%) MS Office
13 203 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
14 190 (9.60%) PMI Certification
15 187 (9.45%) Degree
16 161 (8.14%) Oracle
17 160 (8.08%) Project Planning
18 155 (7.83%) Migration
19 153 (7.73%) Windows
20 142 (7.18%) Programme Management
21 141 (7.12%) PMP
22 133 (6.72%) Service Management
22 133 (6.72%) Data Centre
23 124 (6.27%) Business Analysis
24 117 (5.91%) SAP
24 117 (5.91%) SharePoint
25 110 (5.56%) SQL
26 106 (5.36%) Marketing
27 105 (5.31%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 28 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
1 117 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.36%) CMS
3 18 (0.91%) Lync
4 12 (0.61%) IIS
5 11 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 11 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 9 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.35%) SAS
8 6 (0.30%) Apache
8 6 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (0.20%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.15%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.15%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.10%) Drupal
11 2 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.10%) WordPress
11 2 (0.10%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 224 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 220 (11.12%) MS Project
3 206 (10.41%) MS Office
4 100 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 76 (3.84%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.30%) Maya
8 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.25%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.10%) InDesign
10 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.051%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 20 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.45%) Primavera
5 8 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.25%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.25%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.20%) BusinessWare
8 4 (0.20%) Agresso
8 4 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.15%) Magento
9 3 (0.15%) SAP MII
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.15%) SAP APO
9 3 (0.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.40%) SaaS
2 8 (0.40%) Office 365
2 8 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.35%) Veeva
3 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.30%) Taleo
5 5 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.15%) IaaS
6 3 (0.15%) PaaS
7 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.63%) LAN
2 45 (2.27%) WAN
3 41 (2.07%) Firewall
4 37 (1.87%) SAN
5 33 (1.67%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.62%) Radio Access Network
7 27 (1.36%) DNS
8 25 (1.26%) 3G
9 24 (1.21%) VoIP
10 23 (1.16%) Internet
11 22 (1.11%) VPN
11 22 (1.11%) LTE
12 21 (1.06%) 4G
13 18 (0.91%) Unified Communications
13 18 (0.91%) LDAP
14 16 (0.81%) HTTP
14 16 (0.81%) Wireless
15 14 (0.71%) SMTP
16 13 (0.66%) MPLS
16 13 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 30 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 17 (0.86%) MySQL
8 16 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (0.66%) Big Data
9 13 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.61%) DB2
11 11 (0.56%) SAP BW
11 11 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (0.56%) DB2 UDB
12 9 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (0.91%) Subversion
2 14 (0.71%) ClearCase
3 12 (0.61%) JIRA
4 10 (0.51%) NUnit
4 10 (0.51%) GoogleTest
5 9 (0.45%) Ant
6 8 (0.40%) CppUnit
6 8 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.30%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.20%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.15%) PVCS
10 3 (0.15%) Maven
11 2 (0.10%) Selenium
11 2 (0.10%) WebLogic Workshop
11 2 (0.10%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.10%) Axure RP
General
1 566 (28.60%) Finance
2 260 (13.14%) Telecoms
3 106 (5.36%) Marketing
4 75 (3.79%) Banking
5 73 (3.69%) Retail
6 42 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.77%) Legal
8 34 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 30 (1.52%) Publishing
10 29 (1.47%) Automotive
11 28 (1.41%) Back Office
12 25 (1.26%) Billing
13 18 (0.91%) Spanish Language
14 17 (0.86%) Electronics
15 13 (0.66%) Military
16 12 (0.61%) Local Government
17 8 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
17 8 (0.40%) German Language
18 7 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 921 (46.54%) Project Manager
2 239 (12.08%) Analyst
3 111 (5.61%) Business Analyst
4 88 (4.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 80 (4.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 77 (3.89%) Senior Manager
7 73 (3.69%) Architect
8 71 (3.59%) Technical Manager
9 68 (3.44%) Senior Project Manager
10 64 (3.23%) Consultant
11 62 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
12 54 (2.73%) Delivery Manager
13 50 (2.53%) Coordinator
13 50 (2.53%) Developer
14 49 (2.48%) Programme Manager
14 49 (2.48%) Technical Project Manager
15 45 (2.27%) Business Manager
16 44 (2.22%) Service Manager
17 38 (1.92%) Agile Project Manager
18 33 (1.67%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.54%) .NET
2 64 (3.23%) HTML
3 42 (2.12%) JSP
4 34 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 26 (1.31%) Web Services
5 26 (1.31%) Middleware
6 21 (1.06%) XML
7 19 (0.96%) SOAP
7 19 (0.96%) CSS
8 14 (0.71%) jQuery
9 13 (0.66%) HTML5
10 12 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (0.40%) Application Packaging
12 7 (0.35%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.35%) REST
13 5 (0.25%) MDX
14 4 (0.20%) SAP XI
14 4 (0.20%) Flash
14 4 (0.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 203 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (6.72%) Data Centre
3 105 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 94 (4.75%) PMI
5 40 (2.02%) Economics
6 37 (1.87%) NHS
7 31 (1.57%) Computer Science
8 21 (1.06%) User Experience
9 20 (1.01%) Social Media
9 20 (1.01%) FMCG
10 18 (0.91%) Smart Meter
10 18 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 17 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.71%) Data Integration
13 13 (0.66%) CMDB
13 13 (0.66%) Statistics
14 12 (0.61%) Replication
14 12 (0.61%) E-Learning
15 11 (0.56%) Derivative
16 10 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 153 (7.73%) Windows
2 89 (4.50%) Linux
3 83 (4.19%) UNIX
4 24 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.96%) AIX
8 18 (0.91%) Solaris
9 14 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (0.35%) Android
11 7 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.15%) VMS
14 2 (0.10%) HPUX
14 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.051%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.051%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (31.33%) PRINCE2
2 387 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 305 (15.41%) ITIL
4 295 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (10.71%) Change Management
6 160 (8.08%) Project Planning
7 155 (7.83%) Migration
8 142 (7.18%) Programme Management
9 133 (6.72%) Service Management
10 124 (6.27%) Business Analysis
11 105 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
12 103 (5.20%) Risk Management
13 98 (4.95%) Service Delivery
14 95 (4.80%) Waterfall
15 91 (4.60%) Change Control
16 83 (4.19%) CRM
17 77 (3.89%) SDLC
18 73 (3.69%) Scrum
19 72 (3.64%) PRINCE
20 69 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 110 (5.56%) SQL
2 64 (3.23%) C
3 53 (2.68%) JavaScript
4 39 (1.97%) Java
5 26 (1.31%) PowerShell
6 22 (1.11%) Perl
7 20 (1.01%) C++
8 19 (0.96%) VB
9 16 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 15 (0.76%) Python
11 14 (0.71%) C#
12 11 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 9 (0.45%) PHP
14 7 (0.35%) ABAP
14 7 (0.35%) Korn
15 6 (0.30%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.30%) C-shell
15 6 (0.30%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.25%) VBScript
17 3 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 291 (14.70%) Security Cleared
2 220 (11.12%) SC Cleared
3 190 (9.60%) PMI Certification
4 187 (9.45%) Degree
5 141 (7.12%) PMP
6 92 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 86 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 51 (2.58%) DV Cleared
9 46 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
10 42 (2.12%) ISEB
11 30 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (1.26%) ISTQB
12 25 (1.26%) APMP
13 24 (1.21%) CISSP
14 19 (0.96%) CCNA
14 19 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 17 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 13 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.65%) QA
2 48 (2.43%) SLA
3 18 (0.91%) JSP 440
4 17 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.56%) PMBOK
6 10 (0.51%) GxP
7 9 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.30%) P3O
8 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.15%) COBIT
10 3 (0.15%) GAMP
11 2 (0.10%) GMP
12 1 (0.051%) GAAP
12 1 (0.051%) BS15000
12 1 (0.051%) BS7799
System Software
1 44 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.66%) XenApp
4 9 (0.45%) vSphere
5 6 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (0.30%) XenServer
5 6 (0.30%) NFS
5 6 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.10%) Firmware
8 1 (0.051%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.051%) NDS
8 1 (0.051%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.051%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 11 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.40%) NetBackup
3 7 (0.35%) OPNET
4 6 (0.30%) OpenView
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.25%) Puppet
5 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.20%) SCCM
7 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.15%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (0.15%) Control-M
7 3 (0.15%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.10%) Nessus
8 2 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.10%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.10%) Netcool
8 2 (0.10%) SCOM
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 274 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 161 (8.14%) Oracle
3 117 (5.91%) SAP
4 80 (4.04%) HP
5 67 (3.39%) Cisco
6 57 (2.88%) Citrix
7 54 (2.73%) VMware
8 28 (1.41%) Remedy
9 22 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (1.06%) Ericsson
11 19 (0.96%) CheckPoint
12 18 (0.91%) IBM
13 17 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.76%) Amdocs
14 15 (0.76%) Cognos
14 15 (0.76%) NetApp
15 13 (0.66%) Huawei
16 12 (0.61%) BT
17 10 (0.51%) Nokia
18 9 (0.45%) Adobe
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