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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 786 953 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.83% 10.13% 11.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 12.71% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 596 583
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £33.50 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +24.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.30 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £34.25 £32.88
% change year-on-year
-19.70% +4.18%
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
7170 7498 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.58% 79.66% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4359 3857
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 243 260
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -4 214 £425 +6.91% 43
Hampshire -9 159 £425 +7.80% 21
Surrey -2 111 £450 +2.27% 28
Buckinghamshire -3 105 £420 +5.00% 15
Oxfordshire +8 66 £413 -8.33% 13
West Sussex -8 58 £450 +5.88% 10
Kent +15 33 £481 +6.94% 8
East Sussex -3 18 £500 +14.28% 7
Middlesex -10 11 £360 -14.28% 4
Sussex +3 4 - -
Home Counties - 2 - -
M4 Corridor -8 1 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 503 (29.09%) PRINCE2
2 432 (24.99%) Finance
3 344 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
4 286 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 255 (14.75%) ITIL
6 252 (14.57%) Security Cleared
7 244 (14.11%) Microsoft
8 213 (12.32%) Telecoms
9 206 (11.91%) MS Excel
10 205 (11.86%) SC Cleared
11 196 (11.34%) Degree
12 179 (10.35%) Change Management
13 168 (9.72%) MS Project
14 147 (8.50%) MS Office
15 136 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
16 122 (7.06%) PMI Certification
17 121 (7.00%) Windows
17 121 (7.00%) Migration
18 119 (6.88%) Linux
19 115 (6.65%) Business Analysis
20 114 (6.59%) Project Planning
21 109 (6.30%) Unix
21 109 (6.30%) Oracle
22 105 (6.07%) Programme Management
23 100 (5.78%) SQL
23 100 (5.78%) Banking
24 99 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
25 94 (5.44%) Scrum
25 94 (5.44%) Service Delivery
26 91 (5.26%) Management Information System

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 79 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.02%) CMS
3 33 (1.91%) Skype for Business
4 20 (1.16%) Apache
4 20 (1.16%) Confluence
5 18 (1.04%) SAS
6 16 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 15 (0.87%) IIS
8 10 (0.58%) JBoss
9 9 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.40%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.35%) MS Project Server
12 5 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.29%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 206 (11.91%) MS Excel
2 168 (9.72%) MS Project
3 147 (8.50%) MS Office
4 66 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (2.66%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.64%) SPSS
8 8 (0.46%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (0.75%) Primavera
2 12 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.52%) Eloqua
3 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.46%) HFM
5 6 (0.35%) Maximo
6 5 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.29%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.88%) Office 365
2 28 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
4 12 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.58%) SaaS
6 8 (0.46%) Taleo
7 5 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.23%) Trello
9 2 (0.12%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.058%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.058%) GitHub
10 1 (0.058%) IaaS
10 1 (0.058%) PaaS
10 1 (0.058%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.95%) Firewall
2 46 (2.66%) Internet
3 43 (2.49%) LAN
4 41 (2.37%) WAN
5 38 (2.20%) DNS
6 31 (1.79%) SAN
7 30 (1.74%) LDAP
8 29 (1.68%) VPN
9 28 (1.62%) 3G
10 26 (1.50%) MPLS
11 25 (1.45%) LTE
12 24 (1.39%) 4G
12 24 (1.39%) Network Security
13 23 (1.33%) DHCP
13 23 (1.33%) TCP/IP
14 20 (1.16%) Wireless
15 19 (1.10%) MVNO
16 18 (1.04%) Skype
16 18 (1.04%) SSL
17 17 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (3.76%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 18 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 16 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (0.87%) Big Data
8 14 (0.81%) MySQL
9 13 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.46%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.35%) DB2
13 6 (0.35%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.35%) MS Access
13 6 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (2.20%) JIRA
1 38 (2.20%) Subversion
2 34 (1.97%) ClearCase
3 32 (1.85%) GoogleTest
3 32 (1.85%) NUnit
4 28 (1.62%) Ant
4 28 (1.62%) CppUnit
5 13 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 13 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.69%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.69%) JUnit
7 11 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
9 9 (0.52%) Maven
10 8 (0.46%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.23%) Rational Rose
11 4 (0.23%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.17%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.17%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.17%) PhpStorm
General
1 432 (24.99%) Finance
2 213 (12.32%) Telecoms
3 100 (5.78%) Banking
4 86 (4.97%) Retail
5 83 (4.80%) Marketing
6 32 (1.85%) Legal
6 32 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.33%) Back Office
8 20 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 18 (1.04%) Billing
10 14 (0.81%) Electronics
10 14 (0.81%) Front Office
10 14 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 13 (0.75%) Automotive
12 12 (0.69%) Local Government
12 12 (0.69%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.52%) Advertising
14 8 (0.46%) Law
15 7 (0.40%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 756 (43.72%) Project Manager
2 219 (12.67%) Analyst
3 112 (6.48%) IT Manager
4 104 (6.02%) Business Analyst
5 101 (5.84%) IT Project Manager
6 96 (5.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 93 (5.38%) Senior Manager
8 87 (5.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 87 (5.03%) Senior Project Manager
9 85 (4.92%) Developer
10 54 (3.12%) Architect
11 49 (2.83%) Technical Manager
12 45 (2.60%) Digital Project Manager
13 40 (2.31%) Consultant
13 40 (2.31%) Programme Manager
14 35 (2.02%) Technical Project Manager
15 34 (1.97%) Agile Project Manager
15 34 (1.97%) Junior
15 34 (1.97%) SC Cleared Project Manager
16 33 (1.91%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.43%) HTML
2 37 (2.14%) .NET
3 35 (2.02%) CSS
4 31 (1.79%) SOAP
5 29 (1.68%) Web Services
6 24 (1.39%) XML
7 19 (1.10%) HTML5
8 18 (1.04%) jQuery
9 16 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 16 (0.93%) Middleware
10 11 (0.64%) Laravel
10 11 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (0.58%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.46%) SPML
12 8 (0.46%) Spring
13 7 (0.40%) Ajax
13 7 (0.40%) CSS3
14 6 (0.35%) Motif
15 5 (0.29%) Node.js
15 5 (0.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 136 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 91 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 48 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 39 (2.26%) PMI
5 34 (1.97%) Virtual Team
6 31 (1.79%) Derivative
7 30 (1.74%) NHS
7 30 (1.74%) Smart Meter
7 30 (1.74%) User Experience
8 25 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 16 (0.93%) Driving Licence
10 12 (0.69%) Data Extraction
10 12 (0.69%) Economics
10 12 (0.69%) Replication
10 12 (0.69%) Statistics
11 11 (0.64%) Learning Management System
12 10 (0.58%) Clustering
12 10 (0.58%) Cryptography
12 10 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 121 (7.00%) Windows
2 119 (6.88%) Linux
3 109 (6.30%) Unix
4 33 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.04%) AIX
10 14 (0.81%) Solaris
11 12 (0.69%) zOS
12 8 (0.46%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.35%) Android
14 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.058%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (29.09%) PRINCE2
2 344 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 255 (14.75%) ITIL
5 179 (10.35%) Change Management
6 121 (7.00%) Migration
7 115 (6.65%) Business Analysis
8 114 (6.59%) Project Planning
9 105 (6.07%) Programme Management
10 94 (5.44%) Scrum
10 94 (5.44%) Service Delivery
11 85 (4.92%) Service Management
12 78 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
13 77 (4.45%) Change Control
14 72 (4.16%) Risk Management
15 71 (4.11%) Configuration Management
16 67 (3.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 66 (3.82%) Waterfall
18 65 (3.76%) SDLC
19 64 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 100 (5.78%) SQL
2 76 (4.40%) C
3 48 (2.78%) Java
4 40 (2.31%) Python
5 37 (2.14%) C++
6 29 (1.68%) C#
7 28 (1.62%) JavaScript
8 20 (1.16%) PowerShell
8 20 (1.16%) VB
9 19 (1.10%) Perl
10 15 (0.87%) PHP
11 12 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.52%) R
12 9 (0.52%) Ruby
13 8 (0.46%) VBA
14 7 (0.40%) VBScript
15 6 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.35%) Embedded C
16 5 (0.29%) Embedded C++
16 5 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 252 (14.57%) Security Cleared
2 205 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 196 (11.34%) Degree
4 122 (7.06%) PMI Certification
5 99 (5.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 89 (5.15%) PMP
7 52 (3.01%) DV Cleared
8 46 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 40 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (2.02%) APMP
11 29 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
12 27 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (1.27%) CISSP
14 21 (1.21%) ISEB
15 16 (0.93%) CCNA
16 15 (0.87%) HND
17 13 (0.75%) CISM
17 13 (0.75%) ISTQB
18 12 (0.69%) CISA
19 11 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.35%) QA
2 33 (1.91%) SLA
3 31 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.69%) GxP
7 10 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.52%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.40%) COBIT
10 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.29%) MiFID
11 4 (0.23%) FATCA
11 4 (0.23%) ISO22301
11 4 (0.23%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.17%) NEBOSH
12 3 (0.17%) P3O
13 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.12%) SAS 70
System Software
1 57 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.04%) XenApp
4 16 (0.93%) VMware ESX
5 12 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.52%) vSphere
9 8 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.29%) NFS
12 4 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.23%) Firmware
12 4 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
14 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.12%) Veritas File System
14 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 21 (1.21%) NetBackup
2 13 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (0.64%) Puppet
4 9 (0.52%) SCCM
5 8 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.40%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.40%) XenMobile
7 6 (0.35%) SCOM
7 6 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.23%) Netcool
8 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.17%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.17%) Control-M
9 3 (0.17%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.17%) Nagios
9 3 (0.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.12%) OPNET
10 2 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 244 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 109 (6.30%) Oracle
3 79 (4.57%) SAP
4 59 (3.41%) VMware
5 58 (3.35%) Cisco
6 55 (3.18%) Citrix
7 43 (2.49%) HP
8 41 (2.37%) IBM
9 26 (1.50%) NetApp
10 24 (1.39%) CheckPoint
11 23 (1.33%) Remedy
12 18 (1.04%) F5
13 17 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 16 (0.93%) Ericsson
14 16 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.87%) Amdocs
15 15 (0.87%) EMC
16 14 (0.81%) Blue Coat
16 14 (0.81%) Hyperion
16 14 (0.81%) Veritas
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £177 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Annapurna HR
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £301 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £375 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £375 to £375 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £32,600 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago