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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / South East
Rank 14 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 649 887 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.43% 10.11% 10.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.43% 12.45% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 601 583
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £53.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.11% +226.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.08 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £62.10 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%

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
6221 7126 7695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.84% 81.23% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3682 4405 4208
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 270 256
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +5 228 £431 +7.81% 25
Hampshire -10 124 £400 +6.66% 37
Surrey 0 83 £463 +8.82% 21
Buckinghamshire -4 75 £425 +6.25% 13
Oxfordshire -16 40 £475 +5.55% 19
Kent +10 29 £525 +20.00% 5
West Sussex -21 28 £425 +6.25% 14
Home Counties +3 9 £375 -
East Sussex -6 7 £381 +33.18% 8
Middlesex -7 4 £484 +21.00% 1
M4 Corridor +3 1 £500 +73.91%
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 423 (31.40%) PRINCE2
2 389 (28.88%) Finance
3 291 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 267 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
5 227 (16.85%) Microsoft
6 215 (15.96%) ITIL
7 192 (14.25%) Telecoms
8 185 (13.73%) MS Excel
9 163 (12.10%) Change Management
10 156 (11.58%) Security Cleared
11 152 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
12 151 (11.21%) MS Project
13 143 (10.62%) Degree
14 130 (9.65%) SC Cleared
15 123 (9.13%) MS Office
16 117 (8.69%) PMI Certification
17 116 (8.61%) Migration
18 109 (8.09%) Management Information System
19 107 (7.94%) Scrum
20 102 (7.57%) PMP
21 93 (6.90%) SAP
22 91 (6.76%) Risk Management
23 90 (6.68%) Mentoring
24 89 (6.61%) Service Management
25 88 (6.53%) Programme Management
26 84 (6.24%) ITIL V3
27 82 (6.09%) Business Analysis
28 80 (5.94%) Data Centre
29 77 (5.72%) Oracle
30 76 (5.64%) Windows

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 57 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.38%) CMS
3 16 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (0.82%) Confluence
5 10 (0.74%) IIS
5 10 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.67%) NetWeaver
7 7 (0.52%) Apache
7 7 (0.52%) JBoss
8 5 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.30%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.30%) SAP EP
9 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.22%) Jetty
10 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.22%) SAS
10 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 185 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 151 (11.21%) MS Project
3 123 (9.13%) MS Office
4 42 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (3.04%) MS Visio
6 17 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.74%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.37%) Maya
9 3 (0.22%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.074%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.074%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (0.59%) Maximo
3 7 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.37%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.30%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.30%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.30%) SAP PS
7 3 (0.22%) HFM
7 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.22%) Sonata
7 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.67%) Office 365
2 29 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (1.48%) SaaS
5 7 (0.52%) IaaS
6 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.22%) PaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Boomi
8 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.15%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.15%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.074%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.074%) Force.com
9 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.074%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.074%) Taleo
9 1 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.93%) LTE
2 47 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
3 39 (2.90%) Firewall
4 38 (2.82%) LAN
4 38 (2.82%) VoLTE
4 38 (2.82%) WAN
5 31 (2.30%) Internet
6 25 (1.86%) VoIP
7 23 (1.71%) HTTP
8 21 (1.56%) DNS
9 19 (1.41%) Network Security
10 16 (1.19%) MPLS
11 14 (1.04%) Ethernet
12 13 (0.97%) SAN
12 13 (0.97%) Unified Communications
12 13 (0.97%) Wireless
13 12 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (0.89%) GSM
13 12 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (0.82%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (3.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (1.04%) Relational Database
4 13 (0.97%) Big Data
4 13 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 9 (0.67%) Hadoop
6 9 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.59%) SAP HANA
7 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.22%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.22%) GIS
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.22%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (2.60%) JIRA
2 25 (1.86%) Selenium
3 22 (1.63%) Ant
4 18 (1.34%) WebDriver
5 17 (1.26%) Bitbucket
5 17 (1.26%) Gradle
6 16 (1.19%) Apache Ivy
6 16 (1.19%) JMeter
6 16 (1.19%) Maven
7 15 (1.11%) eggPlant
8 11 (0.82%) Android Studio
8 11 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.82%) Xcode
9 10 (0.74%) Axure RP
9 10 (0.74%) NeoLoad
9 10 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.67%) Subversion
11 8 (0.59%) NUnit
12 7 (0.52%) ClearCase
12 7 (0.52%) GoogleTest
General
1 389 (28.88%) Finance
2 192 (14.25%) Telecoms
3 66 (4.90%) Retail
4 59 (4.38%) Marketing
5 42 (3.12%) Banking
6 28 (2.08%) Legal
7 25 (1.86%) Publishing
8 23 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (1.41%) Automotive
10 19 (1.41%) Billing
11 11 (0.82%) German Language
12 10 (0.74%) Back Office
13 9 (0.67%) Local Government
14 7 (0.52%) French Language
15 5 (0.37%) Advertising
15 5 (0.37%) Electronics
16 3 (0.22%) Law
16 3 (0.22%) Military
17 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 602 (44.69%) Project Manager
2 153 (11.36%) Analyst
3 69 (5.12%) Business Analyst
4 68 (5.05%) IT Manager
5 57 (4.23%) Developer
6 55 (4.08%) Architect
6 55 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
7 47 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
8 44 (3.27%) Technical Manager
9 43 (3.19%) Senior Manager
10 42 (3.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 39 (2.90%) Senior Project Manager
12 38 (2.82%) Consultant
12 38 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
13 36 (2.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 35 (2.60%) Voice Project Manager
15 31 (2.30%) Programme Manager
15 31 (2.30%) SAP Manager
16 29 (2.15%) Development Manager
17 28 (2.08%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.67%) XML
2 32 (2.38%) HTML
3 31 (2.30%) CSS
4 28 (2.08%) Web Services
5 27 (2.00%) .NET
6 17 (1.26%) REST
7 16 (1.19%) JSON
8 15 (1.11%) Middleware
9 13 (0.97%) AngularJS
10 12 (0.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (0.74%) Sass
12 9 (0.67%) Ember.js
13 8 (0.59%) jQuery
13 8 (0.59%) SAP Basis
14 6 (0.45%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.37%) 802.1X
15 5 (0.37%) ASP.NET
15 5 (0.37%) Spring
16 4 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 4 (0.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 152 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (8.09%) Management Information System
3 80 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 58 (4.31%) PMI
5 30 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (1.93%) User Experience
7 20 (1.48%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 13 (0.97%) CMDB
9 13 (0.97%) e-Learning
9 13 (0.97%) Life Science
10 11 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 11 (0.82%) Public Cloud
11 10 (0.74%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.67%) NHS
13 8 (0.59%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.59%) Derivative
14 7 (0.52%) Social Media
15 6 (0.45%) FMCG
16 5 (0.37%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 76 (5.64%) Windows
2 54 (4.01%) Linux
3 26 (1.93%) Unix
4 20 (1.48%) Android
4 20 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.45%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.22%) Solaris
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
11 2 (0.15%) CentOS
11 2 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.074%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.074%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.074%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (31.40%) PRINCE2
2 291 (21.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 267 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (15.96%) ITIL
5 163 (12.10%) Change Management
6 116 (8.61%) Migration
7 107 (7.94%) Scrum
8 91 (6.76%) Risk Management
9 90 (6.68%) Mentoring
10 89 (6.61%) Service Management
11 88 (6.53%) Programme Management
12 84 (6.24%) ITIL V3
13 82 (6.09%) Business Analysis
14 72 (5.35%) Coaching
15 69 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 67 (4.97%) Project Planning
16 67 (4.97%) Service Delivery
16 67 (4.97%) Waterfall
17 60 (4.45%) SDLC
18 57 (4.23%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 61 (4.53%) Java
2 49 (3.64%) SQL
3 39 (2.90%) C
3 39 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 36 (2.67%) Python
5 23 (1.71%) C#
6 20 (1.48%) C++
7 17 (1.26%) Ruby
8 16 (1.19%) Groovy
9 11 (0.82%) Apple Swift
9 11 (0.82%) Objective-C
10 10 (0.74%) Perl
11 8 (0.59%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.45%) VB
13 5 (0.37%) PHP
14 3 (0.22%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.15%) ABAP
15 2 (0.15%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 156 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 143 (10.62%) Degree
3 130 (9.65%) SC Cleared
4 117 (8.69%) PMI Certification
5 102 (7.57%) PMP
6 48 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 43 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 33 (2.45%) APMP
9 30 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (1.93%) DV Cleared
11 23 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (1.04%) CCNA
13 13 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
13 13 (0.97%) CISSP
13 13 (0.97%) ISEB
14 10 (0.74%) CCNP
15 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (0.59%) CCIE
17 7 (0.52%) GCIH
17 7 (0.52%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.97%) QA
2 31 (2.30%) SLA
3 23 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.89%) JSP 440
6 10 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
7 9 (0.67%) P3O
8 8 (0.59%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.37%) GDPR
9 5 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.30%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.22%) GAAP
11 3 (0.22%) GMP
12 2 (0.15%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.15%) NEBOSH
13 1 (0.074%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.074%) ISO19770
13 1 (0.074%) RMADS
13 1 (0.074%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.52%) Docker
4 4 (0.30%) vSphere
5 3 (0.22%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.15%) Firmware
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.15%) XenApp
6 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.074%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.074%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.074%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.074%) vCloud
7 1 (0.074%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.074%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (0.67%) Puppet
2 7 (0.52%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.37%) WSUS
5 4 (0.30%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.30%) HP Fortify
5 4 (0.30%) SCCM
6 3 (0.22%) OPNET
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
6 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.15%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.074%) Ansible
8 1 (0.074%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.074%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.074%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.074%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.074%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 227 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 93 (6.90%) SAP
3 77 (5.72%) Oracle
4 55 (4.08%) Remedy
5 40 (2.97%) VMware
6 37 (2.75%) Ericsson
7 35 (2.60%) Cisco
8 29 (2.15%) HP
9 24 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.26%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.19%) Apple
11 16 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.19%) Sitecore
11 16 (1.19%) Splunk
12 14 (1.04%) Adobe
13 10 (0.74%) Blue Coat
13 10 (0.74%) Citrix
13 10 (0.74%) Google
13 10 (0.74%) IBM
13 10 (0.74%) Palo Alto
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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Rate: £36,937 to £38,789 per annum
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Middlesex
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Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
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Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
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Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
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Rate: £60000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £Market Rate DOE
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Contingency Team
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