The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 22 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 624 834 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.02% 8.74% 9.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 9.23% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 550 543
Median daily rate £445 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Median hourly rate £55.00 £48.50 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% +79.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
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
8390 9036 8445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.35% 94.68% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4991 5248 4541
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 427 430
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.14 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.11% -2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 23 July 2016.

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
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 Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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 -13 138 £425 -5.02% 15
Hampshire -15 121 £410 -0.30% 21
Surrey -12 83 £500 +13.63% 13
Buckinghamshire -6 77 £425 +0.59% 13
West Sussex +2 70 £450 +3.44% 10
Oxfordshire +2 50 £485 +21.25% 11
Kent +21 43 £450 +20.00% 2
East Sussex +1 20 £456 +10.60% 2
Middlesex -14 7 £450 +12.50% 2
Sussex +4 5 - -
Home Counties +5 3 £450 -5.26%
Project Manager
England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 742 (49.90%) Project Management
2 483 (32.48%) PRINCE2
3 400 (26.90%) Finance
4 340 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 334 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
6 164 (11.03%) Migration
7 154 (10.36%) Security Cleared
8 148 (9.95%) Microsoft
9 138 (9.28%) Telecoms
10 131 (8.81%) MS Project
11 125 (8.41%) SC Cleared
12 112 (7.53%) Project Planning
13 109 (7.33%) Data Centre
14 105 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 100 (6.72%) ITIL
15 100 (6.72%) MS Excel
15 100 (6.72%) Change Management
16 94 (6.32%) Waterfall
17 91 (6.12%) Banking
18 88 (5.92%) Degree
19 86 (5.78%) PMP
20 83 (5.58%) Retail
21 79 (5.31%) Programme Management
22 78 (5.25%) Scrum
23 76 (5.11%) PMI Certification
23 76 (5.11%) Windows
24 73 (4.91%) Oracle
25 67 (4.51%) SAP
26 66 (4.44%) E-Commerce
27 64 (4.30%) Risk Management

Project Manager Skill Set
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 46 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.28%) CMS
3 15 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 9 (0.61%) Confluence
5 8 (0.54%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.20%) SAS
7 3 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.13%) IIS
8 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.13%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.067%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.067%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.067%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.067%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.067%) Moodle
9 1 (0.067%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.067%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 131 (8.81%) MS Project
2 100 (6.72%) MS Excel
3 58 (3.90%) MS Office
4 24 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.47%) ProjectWise
6 7 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.34%) HFM
6 5 (0.34%) Primavera
7 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
9 2 (0.13%) Maximo
9 2 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
9 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.97%) Office 365
2 36 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
4 15 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.54%) SaaS
6 6 (0.40%) Taleo
7 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.15%) WAN
2 29 (1.95%) Firewall
2 29 (1.95%) LAN
3 21 (1.41%) Internet
3 21 (1.41%) VPN
3 21 (1.41%) Wireless
4 18 (1.21%) MPLS
5 17 (1.14%) SAN
6 16 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (0.94%) Network Security
8 13 (0.87%) Skype
9 10 (0.67%) LTE
9 10 (0.67%) NetScaler
10 9 (0.61%) DNS
11 8 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.54%) FTP
12 7 (0.47%) 3G
12 7 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (0.47%) SDH
12 7 (0.47%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (0.87%) Big Data
3 11 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.27%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.27%) GIS
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.20%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.20%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.13%) EDMS
9 2 (0.13%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.13%) MS Access
9 2 (0.13%) QlikView
9 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.067%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (1.14%) JIRA
2 4 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.13%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.067%) Oracle Forms
General
1 400 (26.90%) Finance
2 138 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 91 (6.12%) Banking
4 83 (5.58%) Retail
5 32 (2.15%) Marketing
6 23 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.34%) Billing
8 19 (1.28%) Automotive
9 15 (1.01%) Legal
10 13 (0.87%) Back Office
11 12 (0.81%) Advertising
11 12 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.54%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.47%) Electronics
14 6 (0.40%) Publishing
15 5 (0.34%) Law
15 5 (0.34%) Local Government
16 3 (0.20%) Front Office
16 3 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
16 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (0.94%) Web Services
2 13 (0.87%) Middleware
3 9 (0.61%) .NET
4 7 (0.47%) Velocity
5 6 (0.40%) HTML
6 5 (0.34%) CSS
7 3 (0.20%) Flash
7 3 (0.20%) JSP
8 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.13%) SOAP
8 2 (0.13%) XML
9 1 (0.067%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.067%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.067%) jQuery
9 1 (0.067%) Mason
9 1 (0.067%) OAuth
9 1 (0.067%) RESTful
9 1 (0.067%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 109 (7.33%) Data Centre
2 42 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.62%) NHS
4 31 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 25 (1.68%) PMI
6 24 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.28%) User Experience
8 18 (1.21%) PKI
9 17 (1.14%) Smart Meter
10 16 (1.08%) Cryptography
11 13 (0.87%) Economics
12 12 (0.81%) FMCG
12 12 (0.81%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.74%) Learning Management System
14 7 (0.47%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.47%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.40%) BYOD
15 6 (0.40%) Informatics
15 6 (0.40%) Mainframe
15 6 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 76 (5.11%) Windows
2 24 (1.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.21%) Windows 7
4 15 (1.01%) Linux
5 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.74%) Unix
8 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.40%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.34%) AIX
10 5 (0.34%) Android
10 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.067%) CentOS
13 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (49.90%) Project Management
2 483 (32.48%) PRINCE2
3 340 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 334 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (11.03%) Migration
6 112 (7.53%) Project Planning
7 100 (6.72%) Change Management
7 100 (6.72%) ITIL
8 94 (6.32%) Waterfall
9 79 (5.31%) Programme Management
10 78 (5.25%) Scrum
11 66 (4.44%) E-Commerce
12 64 (4.30%) Risk Management
12 64 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 61 (4.10%) SDLC
14 54 (3.63%) Project Governance
15 51 (3.43%) Business Analysis
16 47 (3.16%) Change Control
17 45 (3.03%) CRM
18 43 (2.89%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 26 (1.75%) SQL
2 19 (1.28%) Java
3 13 (0.87%) C
4 3 (0.20%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.20%) PHP
5 2 (0.13%) C#
6 1 (0.067%) C++
6 1 (0.067%) COBOL
6 1 (0.067%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.067%) Perl
6 1 (0.067%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.067%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (10.36%) Security Cleared
2 125 (8.41%) SC Cleared
3 105 (7.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 88 (5.92%) Degree
5 86 (5.78%) PMP
6 76 (5.11%) PMI Certification
7 58 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (2.02%) APMP
8 30 (2.02%) DV Cleared
9 18 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.47%) CISSP
11 6 (0.40%) ISEB
12 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.34%) CITP
13 4 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.27%) CCNA
13 4 (0.27%) MAPM
14 3 (0.20%) ACCA
14 3 (0.20%) CIMA
15 2 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.15%) QA
2 22 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.74%) MiFID
4 8 (0.54%) FATCA
5 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.40%) SLA
7 5 (0.34%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.34%) NEBOSH
7 5 (0.34%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.27%) P3O
8 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.27%) UCITS
9 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.20%) GxP
10 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.067%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.067%) EMIR
11 1 (0.067%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.067%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.27%) XenApp
5 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.20%) vSphere
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.47%) SCCM
2 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.13%) QRadar
4 1 (0.067%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.067%) Puppet
4 1 (0.067%) SCOM
4 1 (0.067%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 73 (4.91%) Oracle
3 67 (4.51%) SAP
4 34 (2.29%) Cisco
5 32 (2.15%) Citrix
6 29 (1.95%) VMware
7 14 (0.94%) F5
8 12 (0.81%) CheckPoint
8 12 (0.81%) Remedy
9 11 (0.74%) Amdocs
9 11 (0.74%) Ericsson
9 11 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.54%) Blue Coat
10 8 (0.54%) HP
10 8 (0.54%) Hyperion
10 8 (0.54%) IBM
11 7 (0.47%) EMC
11 7 (0.47%) IronPort
12 6 (0.40%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.40%) Avaya
West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £450.0 - £500.0 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400.00 per week
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Hydrogen
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Information Technology Services
Rate: £450 - 500 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £000 - £1 per day + Great Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £000 - £1 per day + Great Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
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Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
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Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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