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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 863 901 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.30% 10.16% 9.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.09% 10.94% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 592 528
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Average hourly rate £26.98 £25.93 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.75 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £40.85 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
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
8553 8234 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.81% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4342 4208
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 512 624
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +7 286 £400 -5.88% 28
Hampshire -5 157 £425 -5.55% 31
Buckinghamshire -2 127 £410 -3.52% 9
Surrey -5 101 £425 +3.03% 19
Oxfordshire -1 65 £400 - 18
East Sussex -4 36 £396 +13.14% 6
West Sussex -10 30 £350 -1.40% 13
Kent -6 27 £400 - 9
Middlesex +2 14 £484 +21.00% 1
M4 Corridor -1 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 877 (50.46%) Project Management
2 588 (33.83%) PRINCE2
3 453 (26.06%) Finance
4 390 (22.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 272 (15.65%) Telecoms
6 179 (10.30%) MS Project
7 157 (9.03%) PMI Certification
8 151 (8.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 133 (7.65%) Microsoft
10 130 (7.48%) Migration
10 130 (7.48%) Retail
11 123 (7.08%) PMP
12 122 (7.02%) Security Cleared
13 119 (6.85%) Change Management
14 113 (6.50%) Project Planning
15 109 (6.27%) Windows
16 107 (6.16%) Oracle
17 105 (6.04%) Risk Management
17 105 (6.04%) PRINCE
18 101 (5.81%) SAP
18 101 (5.81%) CRM
19 97 (5.58%) MS Excel
20 96 (5.52%) SC Cleared
21 90 (5.18%) ITIL
22 83 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 82 (4.72%) Degree
24 77 (4.43%) Banking
24 77 (4.43%) E-Commerce
25 71 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
26 68 (3.91%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 55 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.32%) CMS
3 12 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 11 (0.63%) Drupal
4 11 (0.63%) Lync
5 9 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 7 (0.40%) Documentum
6 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.35%) FileNet
8 5 (0.29%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.17%) IIS
9 3 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.17%) Confluence
9 3 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 179 (10.30%) MS Project
2 97 (5.58%) MS Excel
3 59 (3.39%) MS Office
4 32 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.29%) Open Workbench
6 5 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Maya
8 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) SPSS
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.17%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.12%) Demantra
8 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.12%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.12%) Agresso
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.75%) SaaS
2 10 (0.58%) Office 365
3 7 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.058%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.30%) WAN
2 31 (1.78%) LAN
3 29 (1.67%) Internet
4 20 (1.15%) VoIP
5 18 (1.04%) Firewall
6 15 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (0.86%) Intranet
6 15 (0.86%) 4G
7 14 (0.81%) MVNO
7 14 (0.81%) SAN
7 14 (0.81%) 3G
8 12 (0.69%) MPLS
9 11 (0.63%) ATM
10 10 (0.58%) Wireless
11 8 (0.46%) Unified Communications
11 8 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (0.46%) 2G
11 8 (0.46%) Broadband
12 7 (0.40%) LTE
13 6 (0.35%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.15%) SQL Server
1 20 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (0.40%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.35%) DataStage
5 5 (0.29%) SAP BW
6 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.23%) Big Data
6 4 (0.23%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.17%) DTS
7 3 (0.17%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.12%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.23%) JIRA
2 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.058%) Ant
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.058%) Toad
4 1 (0.058%) MSI
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.058%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.058%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 453 (26.06%) Finance
2 272 (15.65%) Telecoms
3 130 (7.48%) Retail
4 77 (4.43%) Banking
5 65 (3.74%) Marketing
6 42 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 40 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 31 (1.78%) Billing
9 30 (1.73%) Spanish Language
10 22 (1.27%) Legal
10 22 (1.27%) Back Office
11 19 (1.09%) Electronics
12 17 (0.98%) Automotive
13 15 (0.86%) Publishing
14 14 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.75%) Advertising
16 12 (0.69%) French Language
16 12 (0.69%) German Language
17 11 (0.63%) Retail Banking
18 10 (0.58%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.30%) .NET
2 19 (1.09%) HTML
3 12 (0.69%) Web Services
4 8 (0.46%) J2EE
5 6 (0.35%) ATL
6 5 (0.29%) CSS
6 5 (0.29%) JSP
6 5 (0.29%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.29%) Middleware
7 4 (0.23%) HTML5
8 3 (0.17%) XML
9 2 (0.12%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.12%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.12%) jQuery
9 2 (0.12%) LAMP
10 1 (0.058%) Struts
10 1 (0.058%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.058%) XHTML
10 1 (0.058%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.058%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (3.05%) PMI
2 37 (2.13%) NHS
3 25 (1.44%) Mobile App
4 18 (1.04%) FMCG
4 18 (1.04%) DTV
5 16 (0.92%) Economics
5 16 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 12 (0.69%) Social Media
7 9 (0.52%) EPoS
7 9 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (0.52%) iSeries
8 8 (0.46%) E-Learning
9 7 (0.40%) Open Source
9 7 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.40%) Smart Meter
10 6 (0.35%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.35%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.29%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.29%) CCTV
11 5 (0.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 109 (6.27%) Windows
2 54 (3.11%) Windows 7
3 20 (1.15%) UNIX
4 12 (0.69%) Windows XP
5 11 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.40%) Linux
6 7 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.17%) Android
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.12%) AIX
10 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.058%) Solaris
11 1 (0.058%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 877 (50.46%) Project Management
2 588 (33.83%) PRINCE2
3 390 (22.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (7.48%) Migration
5 119 (6.85%) Change Management
6 113 (6.50%) Project Planning
7 105 (6.04%) Risk Management
7 105 (6.04%) PRINCE
8 101 (5.81%) CRM
9 90 (5.18%) ITIL
10 77 (4.43%) E-Commerce
11 71 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (3.91%) Programme Management
13 66 (3.80%) Scrum
13 66 (3.80%) Supplier Management
14 58 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
15 54 (3.11%) Business Analysis
16 47 (2.70%) Service Delivery
16 47 (2.70%) Change Control
17 44 (2.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 39 (2.24%) SQL
2 28 (1.61%) Java
3 17 (0.98%) C
4 9 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.29%) C#
6 4 (0.23%) RPG
6 4 (0.23%) PHP
7 3 (0.17%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.12%) RPG IV
8 2 (0.12%) C++
9 1 (0.058%) VB
9 1 (0.058%) VBA
9 1 (0.058%) R
Qualifications
1 157 (9.03%) PMI Certification
2 151 (8.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 123 (7.08%) PMP
4 122 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 96 (5.52%) SC Cleared
6 83 (4.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 82 (4.72%) Degree
8 28 (1.61%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.09%) APMP
10 12 (0.69%) ISEB
11 10 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.58%) HND
12 8 (0.46%) HNC
13 7 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.35%) CCNA
15 5 (0.29%) CCNP
16 4 (0.23%) MAPM
16 4 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.27%) QA
2 18 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.86%) SLA
4 12 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.17%) GMP
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.058%) GxP
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.058%) Basel II
8 1 (0.058%) COBIT
8 1 (0.058%) FATCA
8 1 (0.058%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.17%) XenApp
4 2 (0.12%) vSphere
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.058%) Snort
5 1 (0.058%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (0.86%) SCCM
2 7 (0.40%) SCOM
3 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.058%) Netcool
Vendors
1 133 (7.65%) Microsoft
2 107 (6.16%) Oracle
3 101 (5.81%) SAP
4 35 (2.01%) Cisco
5 33 (1.90%) VMware
6 32 (1.84%) Citrix
7 27 (1.55%) Metastorm
8 25 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (0.92%) Avaya
10 11 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 10 (0.58%) IBM
11 10 (0.58%) HP
11 10 (0.58%) EMC
12 8 (0.46%) Lotus
13 7 (0.40%) Cognos
13 7 (0.40%) Remedy
14 6 (0.35%) Open Text
14 6 (0.35%) Amdocs
14 6 (0.35%) Genesys
14 6 (0.35%) Siebel
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Network ITR
Rate: 300 to 340 per day GBP
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Rate: Up to £70K per annum + Benefits - 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
eCom Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified day rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago