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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 11 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1021 852 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.30% 10.00% 9.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.13% 14.09% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 487 406
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £39.20 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
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
7228 6045 5842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.94% 70.98% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4094 3238 2910
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 236 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £44.78 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -1 268 £370 -7.50% 43
Hampshire +7 244 £361 +3.14% 38
Buckinghamshire +6 162 £361 -3.66% 30
Surrey -13 126 £400 - 39
Oxfordshire +1 91 £400 +0.25% 29
West Sussex -4 45 £413 -1.78% 7
East Sussex +3 31 £300 -20.00% 7
Kent -5 14 £438 +6.06% 6
Middlesex -10 14 £445 +13.01% 1
Sussex - 3 £475 -
Home Counties 0 2 £500 +42.85% 1
Thames Valley -1 2 £438 +9.37%
M4 Corridor - 2 £370 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 603 (30.80%) PRINCE2
2 507 (25.89%) Finance
3 315 (16.09%) Telecoms
4 304 (15.53%) Microsoft
5 302 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 302 (15.42%) Security Cleared
6 265 (13.53%) MS Excel
7 244 (12.46%) SC Cleared
8 243 (12.41%) Degree
9 240 (12.26%) MS Project
10 222 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
11 220 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
12 201 (10.27%) ITIL
13 197 (10.06%) Change Management
14 171 (8.73%) Project Planning
15 158 (8.07%) PMI Certification
16 155 (7.92%) Oracle
17 128 (6.54%) MS Office
18 123 (6.28%) Business Analysis
19 116 (5.92%) Migration
20 115 (5.87%) Windows
21 110 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 110 (5.62%) HP
22 107 (5.46%) PMP
23 104 (5.31%) .NET
23 104 (5.31%) Risk Management
24 100 (5.11%) HTML
24 100 (5.11%) PRINCE
25 99 (5.06%) Programme Management
26 98 (5.01%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 68 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 18 (0.92%) MS Exchange
3 17 (0.87%) IIS
4 15 (0.77%) MS Project Server
5 14 (0.72%) CMS
6 10 (0.51%) Lync
7 9 (0.46%) Drupal
8 7 (0.36%) ArcGIS
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.31%) SAS
9 6 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.15%) Apache
13 2 (0.10%) FileNet
13 2 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 265 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 240 (12.26%) MS Project
3 128 (6.54%) MS Office
4 82 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 72 (3.68%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.36%) ArcInfo
8 6 (0.31%) Open Workbench
9 5 (0.26%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.10%) SPSS
12 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.051%) FastStats
12 1 (0.051%) GIMP
12 1 (0.051%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.51%) SAP SRM
6 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.26%) HFM
8 5 (0.26%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.26%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.26%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.20%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.12%) SaaS
2 9 (0.46%) Office 365
3 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.15%) Force.com
7 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.051%) PaaS
8 1 (0.051%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 79 (4.03%) 3G
2 76 (3.88%) Internet
3 40 (2.04%) LAN
3 40 (2.04%) LTE
4 38 (1.94%) WAN
4 38 (1.94%) SAN
5 37 (1.89%) Firewall
5 37 (1.89%) 4G
6 36 (1.84%) DNS
7 35 (1.79%) TCP/IP
8 34 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
9 33 (1.69%) Broadband
10 32 (1.63%) MPLS
11 28 (1.43%) Wireless
12 19 (0.97%) Network Security
12 19 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (0.97%) 2G
13 18 (0.92%) VPN
14 16 (0.82%) DHCP
15 15 (0.77%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
2 37 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 19 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 19 (0.97%) MySQL
5 18 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 17 (0.87%) MS Access
7 15 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (0.61%) Ingres
10 9 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.41%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.36%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.31%) DB2
13 6 (0.31%) PowerCenter
14 4 (0.20%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 32 (1.63%) ClearCase
1 32 (1.63%) Subversion
2 24 (1.23%) GoogleTest
2 24 (1.23%) NUnit
3 23 (1.17%) CppUnit
3 23 (1.17%) Ant
4 21 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
5 14 (0.72%) ClearQuest
5 14 (0.72%) Rational Rose
6 13 (0.66%) CruiseControl
7 12 (0.61%) JIRA
8 9 (0.46%) Git (software)
8 9 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.36%) JUnit
10 6 (0.31%) NetBeans
10 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.31%) Maven
10 6 (0.31%) Checkstyle
11 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 507 (25.89%) Finance
2 315 (16.09%) Telecoms
3 89 (4.55%) Marketing
4 82 (4.19%) Retail
5 66 (3.37%) Billing
6 62 (3.17%) Banking
7 38 (1.94%) Publishing
8 37 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.63%) Legal
10 28 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 25 (1.28%) Automotive
12 14 (0.72%) Back Office
13 12 (0.61%) Military
13 12 (0.61%) Electronics
13 12 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.56%) German Language
14 11 (0.56%) Advertising
14 11 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.46%) Local Government
16 8 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 865 (44.18%) Project Manager
2 238 (12.16%) Analyst
3 110 (5.62%) Business Analyst
4 84 (4.29%) Coordinator
5 65 (3.32%) Developer
5 65 (3.32%) IT Project Manager
6 63 (3.22%) Infrastructure Manager
6 63 (3.22%) Architect
7 60 (3.06%) Senior Manager
8 59 (3.01%) Consultant
9 57 (2.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 53 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
11 48 (2.45%) Delivery Manager
12 46 (2.35%) Programme Manager
13 42 (2.15%) Project Coordinator
14 39 (1.99%) Business Manager
14 39 (1.99%) Technical Manager
15 38 (1.94%) PMO Analyst
16 37 (1.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
16 37 (1.89%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (5.31%) .NET
2 100 (5.11%) HTML
3 77 (3.93%) ASP.NET
3 77 (3.93%) JSP
4 27 (1.38%) XML
5 23 (1.17%) Motif
6 22 (1.12%) J2EE
7 21 (1.07%) CSS
8 20 (1.02%) jQuery
9 17 (0.87%) HTML5
10 15 (0.77%) Middleware
11 14 (0.72%) Web Services
12 13 (0.66%) Hibernate
13 12 (0.61%) wxWidgets
14 10 (0.51%) WCF
14 10 (0.51%) WPF
15 9 (0.46%) OLE
16 8 (0.41%) Ajax
17 7 (0.36%) Visualforce
17 7 (0.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 222 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 66 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 60 (3.06%) PMI
5 31 (1.58%) Economics
6 29 (1.48%) NHS
7 24 (1.23%) Open Source
8 21 (1.07%) User Experience
9 17 (0.87%) Replication
10 16 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 15 (0.77%) FMCG
11 15 (0.77%) Smart Meter
12 14 (0.72%) Derivative
13 13 (0.66%) Social Media
13 13 (0.66%) Clustering
13 13 (0.66%) E-Learning
14 12 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.51%) GIS
15 10 (0.51%) Data Integration
16 8 (0.41%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 115 (5.87%) Windows
2 80 (4.09%) UNIX
3 73 (3.73%) Linux
4 32 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 30 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.46%) Solaris
8 9 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.26%) Android
10 4 (0.20%) AIX
10 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.15%) i5/OS
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.15%) OS/400
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.051%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (30.80%) PRINCE2
2 302 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 220 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (10.27%) ITIL
5 197 (10.06%) Change Management
6 171 (8.73%) Project Planning
7 123 (6.28%) Business Analysis
8 116 (5.92%) Migration
9 104 (5.31%) Risk Management
10 100 (5.11%) PRINCE
11 99 (5.06%) Programme Management
12 90 (4.60%) Service Delivery
13 87 (4.44%) CRM
14 85 (4.34%) Service Management
15 75 (3.83%) Waterfall
16 70 (3.58%) Supplier Management
16 70 (3.58%) Knowledge Management
17 68 (3.47%) Configuration Management
18 64 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
19 63 (3.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (4.85%) SQL
2 92 (4.70%) JavaScript
3 54 (2.76%) C
4 50 (2.55%) C#
5 30 (1.53%) VB
6 28 (1.43%) Python
7 26 (1.33%) Java
8 23 (1.17%) C++
9 20 (1.02%) VB.NET
10 16 (0.82%) VBA
10 16 (0.82%) PHP
11 14 (0.72%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.51%) VBScript
13 10 (0.51%) Ruby
14 7 (0.36%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.26%) COBOL
15 5 (0.26%) Perl
16 4 (0.20%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 302 (15.42%) Security Cleared
2 244 (12.46%) SC Cleared
3 243 (12.41%) Degree
4 158 (8.07%) PMI Certification
5 110 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 107 (5.46%) PMP
7 83 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 62 (3.17%) ISTQB
9 55 (2.81%) DV Cleared
10 39 (1.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 28 (1.43%) ISEB
11 28 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (1.33%) HND
13 17 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.77%) HNC
15 14 (0.72%) MCITP
16 12 (0.61%) APMP
17 11 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (3.83%) QA
2 26 (1.33%) SLA
3 22 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.97%) JSP 440
5 15 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.31%) COBIT
8 5 (0.26%) P3O
9 3 (0.15%) COREP
9 3 (0.15%) FINREP
9 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.15%) BS7799
9 3 (0.15%) GxP
9 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.15%) BS15000
10 2 (0.10%) GAMP
10 2 (0.10%) GMP
10 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.051%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 44 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.20%) DFS Replication
4 4 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.20%) XenApp
4 4 (0.20%) vSphere
5 3 (0.15%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.15%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.10%) NFS
6 2 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.10%) XenServer
6 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.051%) UAG
7 1 (0.051%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.72%) SCCM
3 9 (0.46%) FortiGate
4 8 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.31%) SCOM
6 5 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (0.20%) WSUS
7 4 (0.20%) Puppet
8 3 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.15%) Netcool
8 3 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.10%) OPNET
9 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.10%) OVSD
9 2 (0.10%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.051%) cPanel
10 1 (0.051%) HP UCMDB
10 1 (0.051%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 304 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 155 (7.92%) Oracle
3 110 (5.62%) HP
4 98 (5.01%) SAP
5 66 (3.37%) Cisco
6 47 (2.40%) VMware
7 38 (1.94%) Citrix
8 30 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 21 (1.07%) IBM
11 20 (1.02%) F5
12 18 (0.92%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.77%) Google
13 15 (0.77%) Ericsson
13 15 (0.77%) Primavera
14 14 (0.72%) EMC
15 13 (0.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 13 (0.66%) Remedy
16 12 (0.61%) BMC
16 12 (0.61%) Business Objects
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: to £400/Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £475 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £140 day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £180 - £210 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago