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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1021 881 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.94% 10.59% 10.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.60% 14.66% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 514 373
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 21
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.25 £42.45 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £27.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.59% -16.15%
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
6992 6009 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.90% 72.21% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3151 2609
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 255 331
Average hourly rate £26.50 £21.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.25% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.53 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -2 260 £400 -3.61% 66
Hampshire +5 219 £361 +0.97% 48
Surrey -3 160 £456 +9.93% 41
Buckinghamshire -3 135 £375 -3.22% 42
Oxfordshire +2 84 £413 +3.25% 28
East Sussex 0 47 £374 +3.81% 16
West Sussex -8 44 £413 -2.94% 14
Kent +3 26 £450 +10.76% 11
Middlesex 0 26 £460 -12.38% 1
M4 Corridor +2 4 £390 -22.00%
Sussex - 3 £400 -
Home Counties -1 1 £500 +14.28%
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 595 (30.33%) PRINCE2
2 516 (26.30%) Finance
3 330 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 322 (16.41%) Security Cleared
5 287 (14.63%) Telecoms
6 279 (14.22%) Microsoft
7 269 (13.71%) SC Cleared
8 267 (13.61%) MS Excel
9 235 (11.98%) MS Project
10 232 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
11 229 (11.67%) Change Management
12 224 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
13 208 (10.60%) Degree
14 207 (10.55%) ITIL
15 166 (8.46%) Project Planning
16 159 (8.10%) PMI Certification
17 137 (6.98%) Oracle
18 136 (6.93%) MS Office
19 126 (6.42%) Migration
20 116 (5.91%) Business Analysis
21 110 (5.61%) HP
22 105 (5.35%) Windows
23 101 (5.15%) SQL
23 101 (5.15%) Service Delivery
24 100 (5.10%) Programme Management
24 100 (5.10%) PMP
25 98 (4.99%) .NET
26 95 (4.84%) Retail
27 92 (4.69%) Waterfall
27 92 (4.69%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (0.76%) MS Project Server
3 14 (0.71%) CMS
3 14 (0.71%) IIS
4 13 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 11 (0.56%) Lync
6 8 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (0.36%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.25%) Drupal
9 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.20%) SAS
9 4 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.15%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.15%) Jetty
10 3 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.15%) Apache
10 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 267 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 235 (11.98%) MS Project
3 136 (6.93%) MS Office
4 80 (4.08%) MS Visio
5 77 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.36%) ArcInfo
8 6 (0.31%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.15%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.051%) GIMP
12 1 (0.051%) SPSS
12 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.051%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 38 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.25%) SAP SRM
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (0.15%) HFM
8 3 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.17%) SaaS
2 10 (0.51%) Office 365
3 6 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.15%) Force.com
5 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.051%) Taleo
7 1 (0.051%) PaaS
7 1 (0.051%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.26%) Internet
2 51 (2.60%) 3G
3 43 (2.19%) LAN
4 41 (2.09%) Firewall
5 38 (1.94%) WAN
6 36 (1.83%) SAN
7 35 (1.78%) TCP/IP
8 34 (1.73%) Radio Access Network
9 32 (1.63%) DNS
10 28 (1.43%) MPLS
10 28 (1.43%) LTE
11 26 (1.33%) 4G
12 25 (1.27%) Broadband
13 21 (1.07%) Wireless
14 18 (0.92%) VPN
15 17 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (0.71%) Intranet
18 13 (0.66%) UMTS
19 12 (0.61%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
2 35 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (1.73%) SQL Server
4 26 (1.33%) MySQL
5 20 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 17 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (0.76%) MS Access
7 15 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 13 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (0.66%) Ingres
9 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.46%) MongoDB
11 8 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (0.36%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.31%) DB2
13 6 (0.31%) PowerCenter
14 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (1.89%) Subversion
2 35 (1.78%) ClearCase
3 27 (1.38%) NUnit
3 27 (1.38%) GoogleTest
4 26 (1.33%) Ant
4 26 (1.33%) CppUnit
5 16 (0.82%) Rational Rose
6 15 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (0.76%) ClearQuest
7 14 (0.71%) JIRA
7 14 (0.71%) CruiseControl
8 11 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.41%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.31%) NetBeans
11 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.31%) JUnit
11 6 (0.31%) Maven
11 6 (0.31%) Checkstyle
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 516 (26.30%) Finance
2 287 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 95 (4.84%) Retail
4 91 (4.64%) Marketing
5 61 (3.11%) Billing
6 55 (2.80%) Banking
7 46 (2.34%) Legal
8 44 (2.24%) Publishing
9 32 (1.63%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 24 (1.22%) Automotive
12 15 (0.76%) Electronics
12 15 (0.76%) Advertising
13 12 (0.61%) German Language
14 10 (0.51%) Military
14 10 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.46%) Back Office
16 8 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 846 (43.12%) Project Manager
2 254 (12.95%) Analyst
3 116 (5.91%) Business Analyst
4 88 (4.49%) Coordinator
5 72 (3.67%) Developer
6 65 (3.31%) IT Project Manager
7 57 (2.91%) Senior Manager
8 54 (2.75%) Consultant
8 54 (2.75%) Delivery Manager
9 52 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
9 52 (2.65%) Technical Manager
10 49 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
10 49 (2.50%) Architect
11 46 (2.34%) Business Manager
11 46 (2.34%) Project Coordinator
12 43 (2.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 40 (2.04%) Change Manager
13 40 (2.04%) Junior
13 40 (2.04%) Programme Manager
14 38 (1.94%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (4.99%) .NET
2 89 (4.54%) HTML
3 77 (3.92%) JSP
4 71 (3.62%) ASP.NET
5 27 (1.38%) XML
6 26 (1.33%) Motif
7 19 (0.97%) J2EE
8 18 (0.92%) CSS
9 15 (0.76%) Middleware
9 15 (0.76%) Web Services
9 15 (0.76%) Hibernate
10 14 (0.71%) jQuery
11 13 (0.66%) wxWidgets
12 11 (0.56%) LAMP
13 9 (0.46%) WCF
13 9 (0.46%) WPF
13 9 (0.46%) HTML5
14 6 (0.31%) Servlets
14 6 (0.31%) Application Packaging
14 6 (0.31%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 232 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.54%) Management Information System
3 65 (3.31%) PMI
4 59 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 33 (1.68%) NHS
6 28 (1.43%) Economics
7 23 (1.17%) Open Source
8 19 (0.97%) E-Learning
9 18 (0.92%) User Experience
9 18 (0.92%) Derivative
10 17 (0.87%) FMCG
11 14 (0.71%) Mobile App
12 13 (0.66%) Smart Meter
12 13 (0.66%) Clustering
12 13 (0.66%) Replication
13 12 (0.61%) Social Media
14 11 (0.56%) GIS
15 10 (0.51%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.51%) PKI
16 9 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 105 (5.35%) Windows
2 92 (4.69%) UNIX
3 81 (4.13%) Linux
4 30 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 27 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (0.51%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.46%) Solaris
9 5 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.20%) AIX
10 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.20%) Android
11 3 (0.15%) i5/OS
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.15%) OS/400
11 3 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.051%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (30.33%) PRINCE2
2 330 (16.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 229 (11.67%) Change Management
4 224 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
5 207 (10.55%) ITIL
6 166 (8.46%) Project Planning
7 126 (6.42%) Migration
8 116 (5.91%) Business Analysis
9 101 (5.15%) Service Delivery
10 100 (5.10%) Programme Management
11 92 (4.69%) Waterfall
12 89 (4.54%) Risk Management
13 87 (4.43%) PRINCE
14 86 (4.38%) CRM
15 84 (4.28%) Service Management
16 74 (3.77%) Change Control
17 68 (3.47%) E-Commerce
18 67 (3.41%) Configuration Management
19 66 (3.36%) Knowledge Management
20 61 (3.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 101 (5.15%) SQL
2 84 (4.28%) JavaScript
3 64 (3.26%) C
4 40 (2.04%) C#
5 35 (1.78%) Python
6 34 (1.73%) Java
7 26 (1.33%) C++
8 24 (1.22%) VB
9 18 (0.92%) VB.NET
10 16 (0.82%) PHP
11 15 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 13 (0.66%) VBA
13 11 (0.56%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.51%) Ruby
15 8 (0.41%) VBScript
16 5 (0.25%) Apex Code
16 5 (0.25%) COBOL
16 5 (0.25%) Perl
17 4 (0.20%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 322 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 269 (13.71%) SC Cleared
3 208 (10.60%) Degree
4 159 (8.10%) PMI Certification
5 100 (5.10%) PMP
6 89 (4.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 89 (4.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 63 (3.21%) ISTQB
8 55 (2.80%) DV Cleared
9 42 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 39 (1.99%) ISEB
11 26 (1.33%) HND
11 26 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 23 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
14 17 (0.87%) APMP
15 16 (0.82%) HNC
15 16 (0.82%) MCITP
16 12 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.08%) QA
2 32 (1.63%) SLA
3 21 (1.07%) JSP 440
4 7 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.31%) COBIT
5 6 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.20%) P3O
7 4 (0.20%) GAMP
8 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.15%) GxP
8 3 (0.15%) BS15000
8 3 (0.15%) COREP
8 3 (0.15%) FINREP
9 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.051%) GMP
10 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 41 (2.09%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.51%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.36%) XenApp
5 6 (0.31%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.20%) DFS Replication
6 4 (0.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.15%) PowerHA
8 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.10%) NFS
8 2 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.051%) vSphere
9 1 (0.051%) UAG
9 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.051%) XenServer
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 20 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.61%) SCCM
3 10 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.46%) FortiGate
5 6 (0.31%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (0.20%) Puppet
6 4 (0.20%) SCOM
7 3 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.15%) Netcool
7 3 (0.15%) Tivoli NetView
7 3 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.10%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.10%) OVSD
9 1 (0.051%) WSUS
9 1 (0.051%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.051%) OpenView
9 1 (0.051%) Control-M
9 1 (0.051%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 279 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 137 (6.98%) Oracle
3 110 (5.61%) HP
4 84 (4.28%) SAP
5 65 (3.31%) Cisco
6 41 (2.09%) VMware
7 40 (2.04%) Citrix
8 36 (1.83%) CheckPoint
9 27 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (0.97%) Ericsson
10 19 (0.97%) Red Hat
10 19 (0.97%) F5
11 16 (0.82%) IBM
12 14 (0.71%) Google
13 13 (0.66%) Juniper
13 13 (0.66%) EMC
14 12 (0.61%) Business Objects
15 11 (0.56%) Informatica
15 11 (0.56%) Symantec
15 11 (0.56%) Primavera
Surrey
CRL
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £11 - £14.15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
JM
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £328.13 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Pari Passu
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago