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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 14 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 794 1029 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.24% 10.47% 10.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.30% 13.19% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 634 576
Median daily rate £428 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 7
Median hourly rate £22.75 £33.50 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.08% +24.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.90 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.55 £39.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.53% +8.33%
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
7029 7802 7104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.79% 79.40% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4289 4775 3985
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 259 263
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 190 £450 +12.50% 30
Hampshire -1 178 £400 +6.66% 27
Surrey 0 109 £475 +10.65% 32
West Sussex +11 84 £438 - 11
Buckinghamshire -8 81 £400 - 8
Kent +19 46 £425 +1.49% 10
Oxfordshire -13 45 £434 +8.43% 16
East Sussex +10 31 £500 +19.04% 15
Middlesex -5 17 £445 -1.38% 2
Sussex +1 3 £500 +25.00%
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 458 (27.59%) PRINCE2
2 411 (24.76%) Finance
3 369 (22.23%) Agile Software Development
4 296 (17.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 228 (13.73%) Microsoft
6 211 (12.71%) ITIL
6 211 (12.71%) Security Cleared
7 194 (11.69%) Telecoms
8 190 (11.45%) Degree
9 179 (10.78%) MS Excel
10 172 (10.36%) Change Management
11 167 (10.06%) SC Cleared
12 136 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
13 135 (8.13%) MS Project
14 134 (8.07%) Migration
15 124 (7.47%) MS Office
16 121 (7.29%) Business Analysis
17 118 (7.11%) Scrum
18 108 (6.51%) Windows
18 108 (6.51%) PMI Certification
19 101 (6.08%) Service Delivery
20 100 (6.02%) Project Planning
21 99 (5.96%) Linux
22 95 (5.72%) SQL
23 93 (5.60%) Programme Management
24 87 (5.24%) Oracle
24 87 (5.24%) PMP
25 85 (5.12%) Unix
26 84 (5.06%) Retail
27 83 (5.00%) 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 77 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.41%) CMS
2 40 (2.41%) Skype for Business
3 20 (1.20%) Confluence
4 12 (0.72%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.54%) Apache
5 9 (0.54%) JBoss
5 9 (0.54%) MS Project Server
5 9 (0.54%) SAS
6 8 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.42%) IIS
7 7 (0.42%) NetWeaver
7 7 (0.42%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.36%) Drupal
8 6 (0.36%) SAP EP
9 5 (0.30%) iPlanet
10 4 (0.24%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.12%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.12%) Resin
Applications
1 179 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 135 (8.13%) MS Project
3 124 (7.47%) MS Office
4 65 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.66%) SPSS
8 8 (0.48%) ProjectWise
9 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.060%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.48%) HFM
2 8 (0.48%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (0.42%) SAP MDM
4 6 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
4 6 (0.36%) Primavera
4 6 (0.36%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.36%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.30%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (3.86%) Office 365
2 56 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.72%) SaaS
5 10 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (0.30%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.24%) IaaS
7 4 (0.24%) Taleo
8 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.18%) PaaS
9 2 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.12%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.12%) Trello
10 1 (0.060%) Force.com
10 1 (0.060%) GitHub
10 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.53%) Internet
2 40 (2.41%) Firewall
3 38 (2.29%) LAN
3 38 (2.29%) SAN
3 38 (2.29%) WAN
4 30 (1.81%) VPN
5 25 (1.51%) Skype
6 24 (1.45%) DNS
7 23 (1.39%) Network Security
8 22 (1.33%) LTE
9 20 (1.20%) 3G
9 20 (1.20%) 4G
9 20 (1.20%) Wireless
10 18 (1.08%) MPLS
10 18 (1.08%) MVNO
11 17 (1.02%) LDAP
11 17 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (0.96%) NAS
13 15 (0.90%) TCP/IP
14 13 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (0.96%) Big Data
5 15 (0.90%) SAP HANA
5 15 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (0.78%) MySQL
6 13 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 12 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.42%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.36%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.30%) DB2
13 5 (0.30%) GIS
13 5 (0.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 35 (2.11%) JIRA
2 33 (1.99%) Subversion
3 22 (1.33%) ClearCase
4 21 (1.27%) GoogleTest
4 21 (1.27%) NUnit
5 18 (1.08%) Ant
5 18 (1.08%) CppUnit
6 17 (1.02%) JUnit
7 16 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 13 (0.78%) Git (software)
8 13 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
8 13 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.72%) Maven
10 11 (0.66%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.24%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.18%) Checkstyle
13 3 (0.18%) FindBugs
13 3 (0.18%) Selenium
General
1 411 (24.76%) Finance
2 194 (11.69%) Telecoms
3 84 (5.06%) Retail
4 79 (4.76%) Banking
5 73 (4.40%) Marketing
6 38 (2.29%) Legal
7 30 (1.81%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.39%) Back Office
9 21 (1.27%) Spanish Language
10 17 (1.02%) Billing
11 14 (0.84%) Automotive
11 14 (0.84%) Law
12 12 (0.72%) Local Government
13 11 (0.66%) Front Office
14 10 (0.60%) Advertising
15 9 (0.54%) Electronics
15 9 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.54%) Publishing
16 8 (0.48%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 719 (43.31%) Project Manager
2 211 (12.71%) Analyst
3 115 (6.93%) Business Analyst
4 108 (6.51%) IT Manager
5 98 (5.90%) IT Project Manager
6 93 (5.60%) Senior Manager
7 86 (5.18%) Senior Project Manager
8 74 (4.46%) Infrastructure Manager
9 70 (4.22%) Developer
10 69 (4.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 61 (3.67%) Architect
12 60 (3.61%) Consultant
13 48 (2.89%) Digital Project Manager
14 45 (2.71%) Technical Manager
15 39 (2.35%) Programme Manager
16 37 (2.23%) Coordinator
17 35 (2.11%) Security Manager
18 33 (1.99%) Technical Project Manager
19 31 (1.87%) Business Manager
19 31 (1.87%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.65%) HTML
2 37 (2.23%) CSS
3 35 (2.11%) Web Services
4 31 (1.87%) .NET
5 24 (1.45%) SOAP
6 18 (1.08%) Middleware
7 14 (0.84%) jQuery
7 14 (0.84%) XML
8 12 (0.72%) ASP.NET
9 10 (0.60%) HTML5
9 10 (0.60%) Spring
10 9 (0.54%) AngularJS
10 9 (0.54%) SAP Basis
11 8 (0.48%) SPML
12 7 (0.42%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.42%) CSS3
12 7 (0.42%) JSP
13 6 (0.36%) Ajax
13 6 (0.36%) SAP PI
13 6 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 75 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 53 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 52 (3.13%) PMI
6 34 (2.05%) Virtual Team
7 33 (1.99%) User Experience
8 26 (1.57%) NHS
9 23 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 21 (1.27%) Derivative
11 19 (1.14%) Smart Meter
12 17 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 14 (0.84%) Replication
14 13 (0.78%) Data Extraction
14 13 (0.78%) Economics
15 11 (0.66%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.60%) Statistics
16 10 (0.60%) Visualisation
17 9 (0.54%) Learning Management System
18 8 (0.48%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 108 (6.51%) Windows
2 99 (5.96%) Linux
3 85 (5.12%) Unix
4 22 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.96%) Solaris
8 15 (0.90%) AIX
8 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.48%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.24%) Android
14 4 (0.24%) zOS
15 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.12%) CentOS
17 1 (0.060%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (27.59%) PRINCE2
2 369 (22.23%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (17.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 211 (12.71%) ITIL
5 172 (10.36%) Change Management
6 134 (8.07%) Migration
7 121 (7.29%) Business Analysis
8 118 (7.11%) Scrum
9 101 (6.08%) Service Delivery
10 100 (6.02%) Project Planning
11 93 (5.60%) Programme Management
12 81 (4.88%) Service Management
13 78 (4.70%) Waterfall
14 71 (4.28%) Risk Management
15 69 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
16 67 (4.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 65 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
18 63 (3.80%) Change Control
18 63 (3.80%) Project Governance
19 62 (3.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 95 (5.72%) SQL
2 57 (3.43%) C
3 50 (3.01%) Java
4 26 (1.57%) C++
4 26 (1.57%) JavaScript
4 26 (1.57%) Python
5 22 (1.33%) C#
6 16 (0.96%) Perl
7 10 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 10 (0.60%) PowerShell
7 10 (0.60%) VB
8 9 (0.54%) R
8 9 (0.54%) Ruby
9 8 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.42%) ABAP
10 7 (0.42%) PHP
10 7 (0.42%) VBA
11 6 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.36%) VBScript
12 5 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 211 (12.71%) Security Cleared
2 190 (11.45%) Degree
3 167 (10.06%) SC Cleared
4 108 (6.51%) PMI Certification
5 87 (5.24%) PMP
6 80 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 48 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 37 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 36 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (1.69%) APMP
11 27 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (1.08%) CISSP
14 17 (1.02%) ISEB
15 14 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (0.78%) HND
16 13 (0.78%) MCSE
17 11 (0.66%) CCNA
17 11 (0.66%) CISA
17 11 (0.66%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.49%) QA
2 33 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.69%) SLA
4 23 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.48%) COBIT
6 8 (0.48%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.48%) MiFID
7 6 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.36%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.30%) GxP
8 5 (0.30%) ISO27002
8 5 (0.30%) NEBOSH
9 4 (0.24%) FATCA
9 4 (0.24%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.24%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.18%) P3O
11 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 35 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 12 (0.72%) Firmware
5 11 (0.66%) vSphere
5 11 (0.66%) XenApp
6 10 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.12%) NFS
11 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (1.14%) NetBackup
2 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (0.72%) SCCM
3 12 (0.72%) SCOM
3 12 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (0.30%) Netcool
7 5 (0.30%) Puppet
7 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.24%) QRadar
9 3 (0.18%) Control-M
9 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.12%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.12%) Legato
10 2 (0.12%) Nagios
10 2 (0.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 228 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 87 (5.24%) Oracle
3 83 (5.00%) SAP
4 53 (3.19%) Cisco
5 51 (3.07%) VMware
6 41 (2.47%) Citrix
7 36 (2.17%) HP
8 34 (2.05%) IBM
9 21 (1.27%) F5
10 20 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.20%) Remedy
11 19 (1.14%) CheckPoint
12 17 (1.02%) Amdocs
13 16 (0.96%) EMC
14 15 (0.90%) NetApp
15 14 (0.84%) Ericsson
16 13 (0.78%) Hyperion
16 13 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.78%) Talend
17 12 (0.72%) Sun
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