The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 16 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 835 718 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.42% 8.42% 8.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.23% 9.16% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 491 440
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% -47.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £14.30 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £52.00 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +30.38%
Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Project Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Project Manager
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 Manager across the South East region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Project Manager
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 Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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 +3 179 £425 - 25
Buckinghamshire +6 162 £400 - 13
Hampshire -8 152 £400 - 27
Surrey -10 124 £428 +6.87% 26
Oxfordshire +7 79 £435 +14.09% 20
West Sussex +2 48 £413 +3.12% 3
East Sussex +4 32 £300 -29.41% 4
Kent 0 20 £438 +6.06% 7
Middlesex -10 11 £445 -15.23% 2
Home Counties +1 3 - -
Sussex +2 2 £550 +69.23%
M4 Corridor - 2 £400 -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 862 (51.99%) Project Management
2 609 (36.73%) PRINCE2
3 420 (25.33%) Finance
4 329 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 234 (14.11%) Telecoms
6 224 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 183 (11.04%) Security Cleared
8 176 (10.62%) MS Project
9 159 (9.59%) Project Planning
10 157 (9.47%) SC Cleared
11 156 (9.41%) Change Management
12 151 (9.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 147 (8.87%) PMI Certification
14 135 (8.14%) Microsoft
15 120 (7.24%) Migration
16 114 (6.88%) PMP
17 112 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
18 105 (6.33%) SAP
18 105 (6.33%) PRINCE
18 105 (6.33%) Risk Management
19 99 (5.97%) ITIL
20 98 (5.91%) MS Excel
20 98 (5.91%) Degree
21 93 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 90 (5.43%) Retail
23 84 (5.07%) E-Commerce
24 80 (4.83%) Windows
25 79 (4.76%) CRM
25 79 (4.76%) Programme Management
26 68 (4.10%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.99%) CMS
3 19 (1.15%) Drupal
4 10 (0.60%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.42%) MS Project Server
7 6 (0.36%) FileNet
7 6 (0.36%) Lync
8 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.30%) IIS
8 5 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.24%) Confluence
10 3 (0.18%) Liferay
11 2 (0.12%) Mule
11 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.12%) SAS
11 2 (0.12%) Documentum
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 176 (10.62%) MS Project
2 98 (5.91%) MS Excel
3 53 (3.20%) MS Office
4 37 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.24%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.42%) SAP HR
2 7 (0.42%) SAP CRM
2 7 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.30%) HFM
4 4 (0.24%) assyst
4 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.18%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.12%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.12%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.97%) SaaS
2 11 (0.66%) Office 365
3 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.12%) PaaS
5 2 (0.12%) Force.com
6 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.060%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.060%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.05%) WAN
2 28 (1.69%) Internet
3 26 (1.57%) LAN
4 20 (1.21%) Firewall
4 20 (1.21%) MPLS
5 15 (0.90%) SAN
6 14 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (0.84%) 4G
7 13 (0.78%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (0.78%) 3G
8 10 (0.60%) Intranet
8 10 (0.60%) SDH
9 8 (0.48%) Network Security
9 8 (0.48%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.48%) VoIP
9 8 (0.48%) ATM
10 7 (0.42%) Wireless
11 5 (0.30%) LTE
11 5 (0.30%) MVNO
11 5 (0.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (0.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.18%) SAP HANA
5 3 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.18%) QlikView
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.12%) Essbase
6 2 (0.12%) PowerCenter
6 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.060%) MySQL
7 1 (0.060%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (0.54%) JIRA
2 3 (0.18%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.18%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.060%) Toad
4 1 (0.060%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.060%) Selenium
4 1 (0.060%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.060%) Subversion
4 1 (0.060%) Maven
General
1 420 (25.33%) Finance
2 234 (14.11%) Telecoms
3 90 (5.43%) Retail
4 55 (3.32%) Banking
5 39 (2.35%) Marketing
5 39 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 36 (2.17%) Publishing
7 35 (2.11%) Billing
8 32 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.39%) Legal
10 17 (1.03%) Electronics
11 15 (0.90%) Back Office
12 10 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.54%) Automotive
13 9 (0.54%) German Language
14 8 (0.48%) Advertising
14 8 (0.48%) Games
15 7 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.36%) Local Government
16 6 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.15%) .NET
2 10 (0.60%) Middleware
3 9 (0.54%) HTML
4 7 (0.42%) Web Services
4 7 (0.42%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.30%) J2EE
5 5 (0.30%) Application Packaging
6 4 (0.24%) Mason
7 3 (0.18%) CSS
7 3 (0.18%) JSP
7 3 (0.18%) XML
7 3 (0.18%) EDI
7 3 (0.18%) Hibernate
7 3 (0.18%) jQuery
8 2 (0.12%) Spring
8 2 (0.12%) Java EE
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CO-PA
8 2 (0.12%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.060%) HTML5
9 1 (0.060%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 112 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (2.77%) PMI
3 31 (1.87%) Economics
4 26 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 21 (1.27%) Smart Meter
6 20 (1.21%) NHS
6 20 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 14 (0.84%) E-Learning
8 13 (0.78%) FMCG
9 11 (0.66%) DTV
10 7 (0.42%) PKI
11 6 (0.36%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.36%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.30%) Open Source
12 5 (0.30%) User Experience
13 4 (0.24%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.24%) EPoS
13 4 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.24%) Social Media
13 4 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 80 (4.83%) Windows
2 34 (2.05%) Windows 7
3 15 (0.90%) Linux
3 15 (0.90%) UNIX
3 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.24%) Android
9 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.060%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (51.99%) Project Management
2 609 (36.73%) PRINCE2
3 329 (19.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 224 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (9.59%) Project Planning
6 156 (9.41%) Change Management
7 120 (7.24%) Migration
8 105 (6.33%) PRINCE
8 105 (6.33%) Risk Management
9 99 (5.97%) ITIL
10 84 (5.07%) E-Commerce
11 79 (4.76%) CRM
11 79 (4.76%) Programme Management
12 68 (4.10%) Supplier Management
13 61 (3.68%) Scrum
14 56 (3.38%) Waterfall
15 52 (3.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 50 (3.02%) Service Delivery
17 49 (2.96%) Matrix Management
18 47 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.21%) Java
2 16 (0.97%) SQL
3 15 (0.90%) C
4 9 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.24%) PHP
6 3 (0.18%) C#
7 2 (0.12%) C++
7 2 (0.12%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.060%) R
8 1 (0.060%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.060%) VBA
8 1 (0.060%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 183 (11.04%) Security Cleared
2 157 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 151 (9.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 147 (8.87%) PMI Certification
5 114 (6.88%) PMP
6 98 (5.91%) Degree
7 93 (5.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 24 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.97%) HND
10 15 (0.90%) HNC
11 13 (0.78%) APMP
11 13 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.66%) CISSP
13 9 (0.54%) ISEB
13 9 (0.54%) CISM
14 5 (0.30%) CCNA
14 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.30%) MAPM
15 4 (0.24%) CCNP
16 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.33%) QA
2 14 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.72%) SLA
4 9 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.24%) GxP
6 4 (0.24%) GAMP
6 4 (0.24%) GMP
7 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.060%) UCITS
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.060%) BS15000
8 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 29 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.060%) Xen
5 1 (0.060%) Snort
Systems Management
1 15 (0.90%) SCCM
2 13 (0.78%) SCOM
3 4 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.060%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.060%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.060%) Netcool
6 1 (0.060%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 135 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 105 (6.33%) SAP
3 65 (3.92%) Oracle
4 31 (1.87%) Cisco
5 25 (1.51%) VMware
6 19 (1.15%) Citrix
7 18 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.03%) HP
9 11 (0.66%) Avaya
10 10 (0.60%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.48%) Remedy
12 7 (0.42%) EMC
12 7 (0.42%) Adobe
12 7 (0.42%) IBM
12 7 (0.42%) Amdocs
13 6 (0.36%) Hyperion
13 6 (0.36%) Genesys
13 6 (0.36%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.30%) Cognos
14 5 (0.30%) Siebel
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