The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 8 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1001 857 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.91% 10.12% 10.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.02% 14.41% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 521 493
Average daily rate
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£378 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.58 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -20.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £14.25 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £37.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6664 5946 6806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.64% 70.23% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3661 3169 3242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 260 316
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.90 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Project Management
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 313 £375 -6.25% 79
Hampshire -2 198 £390 -2.50% 45
Buckinghamshire +5 150 £375 - 27
Surrey +1 144 £425 +3.03% 45
Oxfordshire -2 52 £375 -6.25% 17
West Sussex -4 49 £325 -7.14% 19
Middlesex -1 32 £473 +5.00% 6
East Sussex +6 27 £389 +3.04% 8
Kent +4 13 £345 -8.00% 16
Sussex -1 2 £370 -
Home Counties -3 1 £650 -
M4 Corridor -4 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 £650 -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 628 (31.57%) PRINCE2
2 518 (26.04%) Finance
3 333 (16.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 304 (15.28%) Telecoms
5 299 (15.03%) Microsoft
6 256 (12.87%) MS Project
7 245 (12.32%) MS Excel
8 226 (11.36%) ITIL
9 219 (11.01%) Security Cleared
10 215 (10.81%) Degree
11 170 (8.55%) Change Management
12 161 (8.09%) MS Office
13 156 (7.84%) PMI Certification
14 149 (7.49%) Oracle
15 143 (7.19%) SC Cleared
16 133 (6.69%) Project Planning
17 127 (6.39%) Business Analysis
18 124 (6.23%) Migration
19 123 (6.18%) Risk Management
20 120 (6.03%) SharePoint
21 119 (5.98%) CRM
21 119 (5.98%) SAP
22 118 (5.93%) Windows
23 117 (5.88%) PMP
24 115 (5.78%) PRINCE
25 106 (5.33%) Marketing
26 102 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 99 (4.98%) Service Management
28 97 (4.88%) Retail
29 96 (4.83%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 120 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.16%) MS Exchange
2 23 (1.16%) CMS
3 17 (0.85%) MS Project Server
4 12 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (0.50%) Lync
6 10 (0.50%) Confluence
6 10 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.45%) Drupal
8 7 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.30%) IIS
9 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.25%) Moodle
11 4 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (0.20%) Apache
11 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 256 (12.87%) MS Project
2 245 (12.32%) MS Excel
3 161 (8.09%) MS Office
4 85 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 69 (3.47%) MS Visio
6 25 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.35%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.050%) SPSS
10 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.050%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 17 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 9 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.40%) SAP CRM
6 8 (0.40%) SAP SRM
7 6 (0.30%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.20%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.15%) Magento
9 3 (0.15%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.25%) Office 365
3 4 (0.20%) SaaS
4 2 (0.10%) Force.com
4 2 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.050%) IaaS
5 1 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.050%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.07%) 3G
2 43 (2.16%) Internet
3 42 (2.11%) WAN
4 40 (2.01%) LTE
5 35 (1.76%) LAN
6 32 (1.61%) Firewall
7 30 (1.51%) 4G
8 29 (1.46%) MPLS
9 28 (1.41%) 2G
9 28 (1.41%) VoIP
10 25 (1.26%) ATM
11 24 (1.21%) Wireless
12 23 (1.16%) SAN
13 21 (1.06%) Ethernet
13 21 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
14 19 (0.96%) SDH
15 18 (0.90%) DNS
16 16 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (0.80%) Network Security
17 15 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
2 33 (1.66%) SQL Server
3 28 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 25 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (0.70%) MySQL
5 14 (0.70%) Big Data
6 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (0.55%) QlikView
8 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (0.45%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.40%) DTS
10 8 (0.40%) DB2
11 7 (0.35%) OLAP
11 7 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.35%) SAP BW
11 7 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.30%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.30%) RapidMiner
Development Applications
1 27 (1.36%) Subversion
2 25 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (1.01%) NUnit
4 16 (0.80%) Ant
5 14 (0.70%) ClearCase
5 14 (0.70%) Rational Rose
5 14 (0.70%) GoogleTest
6 13 (0.65%) CppUnit
7 12 (0.60%) JIRA
8 10 (0.50%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.45%) JUnit
10 7 (0.35%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.10%) Hudson
13 2 (0.10%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.10%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.10%) Maven
13 2 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
General
1 518 (26.04%) Finance
2 304 (15.28%) Telecoms
3 106 (5.33%) Marketing
4 97 (4.88%) Retail
5 64 (3.22%) Banking
6 52 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 39 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 36 (1.81%) Publishing
8 36 (1.81%) Billing
9 34 (1.71%) Spanish Language
10 33 (1.66%) Legal
11 24 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 23 (1.16%) German Language
13 20 (1.01%) French Language
14 19 (0.96%) Electronics
15 18 (0.90%) Automotive
16 17 (0.85%) Back Office
17 15 (0.75%) Italian Language
18 13 (0.65%) Games
19 11 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 915 (46.00%) Project Manager
2 262 (13.17%) Analyst
3 131 (6.59%) Business Analyst
4 80 (4.02%) IT Project Manager
5 71 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 64 (3.22%) Architect
6 64 (3.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 62 (3.12%) Senior Manager
8 60 (3.02%) Coordinator
9 58 (2.92%) Consultant
10 54 (2.71%) Programme Manager
10 54 (2.71%) Senior Project Manager
11 50 (2.51%) Technical Manager
12 47 (2.36%) Business Manager
13 46 (2.31%) PMO Analyst
14 44 (2.21%) Delivery Manager
14 44 (2.21%) Developer
15 43 (2.16%) Technical Project Manager
16 41 (2.06%) Project Coordinator
16 41 (2.06%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.17%) HTML
2 71 (3.57%) .NET
3 49 (2.46%) ASP.NET
4 46 (2.31%) JSP
5 26 (1.31%) XML
6 25 (1.26%) CSS
7 23 (1.16%) jQuery
8 15 (0.75%) Ajax
9 14 (0.70%) Motif
10 13 (0.65%) Spring
11 12 (0.60%) Web Services
11 12 (0.60%) HTML5
12 9 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (0.45%) J2EE
13 8 (0.40%) XSD
13 8 (0.40%) Hibernate
13 8 (0.40%) Spring MVC
14 7 (0.35%) Velocity
14 7 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 67 (3.37%) Management Information System
2 52 (2.61%) PMI
3 40 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 26 (1.31%) NHS
5 24 (1.21%) FMCG
6 21 (1.06%) Economics
7 20 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (0.96%) Data Integration
9 17 (0.85%) Social Media
10 16 (0.80%) Smart Meter
11 15 (0.75%) Open Source
12 14 (0.70%) E-Learning
13 13 (0.65%) DTV
14 11 (0.55%) Derivative
15 10 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.45%) Life Science
16 9 (0.45%) iPad
17 8 (0.40%) Informatics
18 7 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 118 (5.93%) Windows
2 50 (2.51%) UNIX
3 45 (2.26%) Linux
4 37 (1.86%) Windows 7
5 18 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.30%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.20%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.15%) Solaris
10 3 (0.15%) AIX
10 3 (0.15%) Android
11 2 (0.10%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.10%) SUSE
11 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.10%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.050%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.050%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.050%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.050%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (31.57%) PRINCE2
2 333 (16.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 226 (11.36%) ITIL
4 170 (8.55%) Change Management
5 133 (6.69%) Project Planning
6 127 (6.39%) Business Analysis
7 124 (6.23%) Migration
8 123 (6.18%) Risk Management
9 119 (5.98%) CRM
10 115 (5.78%) PRINCE
11 99 (4.98%) Service Management
12 96 (4.83%) Service Delivery
13 94 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
14 90 (4.52%) Scrum
15 88 (4.42%) Programme Management
16 83 (4.17%) Change Control
17 75 (3.77%) E-Commerce
18 74 (3.72%) Supplier Management
19 71 (3.57%) Configuration Management
20 67 (3.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (3.97%) SQL
2 57 (2.87%) JavaScript
3 52 (2.61%) C
4 50 (2.51%) C#
5 38 (1.91%) Java
6 30 (1.51%) VB
7 16 (0.80%) VBA
8 12 (0.60%) PHP
9 7 (0.35%) Perl
9 7 (0.35%) Python
9 7 (0.35%) VBScript
9 7 (0.35%) R
10 6 (0.30%) C++
11 5 (0.25%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.20%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.15%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.10%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.10%) ABAP
14 2 (0.10%) REXX
15 1 (0.050%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 219 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 215 (10.81%) Degree
3 156 (7.84%) PMI Certification
4 143 (7.19%) SC Cleared
5 117 (5.88%) PMP
6 102 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 71 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 67 (3.37%) DV Cleared
9 42 (2.11%) ISTQB
9 42 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
10 33 (1.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 29 (1.46%) ISEB
12 25 (1.26%) APMP
13 21 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (0.60%) HND
16 11 (0.55%) CCNP
16 11 (0.55%) CCNA
17 10 (0.50%) MCSE
17 10 (0.50%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.47%) QA
2 30 (1.51%) SLA
3 18 (0.90%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.30%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.25%) COBIT
8 4 (0.20%) BS25999
9 3 (0.15%) BS7799
9 3 (0.15%) P3O
10 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.10%) GMP
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.050%) GxP
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.050%) FATCA
System Software
1 44 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.40%) XenApp
5 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.25%) XenServer
7 4 (0.20%) vSphere
7 4 (0.20%) Xen
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.050%) Snort
9 1 (0.050%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.050%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.050%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (1.16%) SCCM
2 9 (0.45%) SCOM
3 7 (0.35%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (0.35%) WMI
4 6 (0.30%) WSUS
5 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.15%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.10%) Puppet
8 2 (0.10%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.10%) Netcool
8 2 (0.10%) OPNET
8 2 (0.10%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.050%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.050%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.050%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 299 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 149 (7.49%) Oracle
3 119 (5.98%) SAP
4 86 (4.32%) HP
5 58 (2.92%) Cisco
6 47 (2.36%) VMware
7 41 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.91%) Citrix
9 22 (1.11%) Remedy
10 18 (0.90%) IBM
11 13 (0.65%) Business Objects
12 12 (0.60%) Cognos
12 12 (0.60%) EMC
12 12 (0.60%) CheckPoint
13 11 (0.55%) BT
13 11 (0.55%) Ericsson
13 11 (0.55%) Nokia
13 11 (0.55%) Huawei
14 10 (0.50%) hybris
14 10 (0.50%) Avaya
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CRL
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hyphen
Rate: Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group Limited
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago