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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / South East
Rank 17 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 581 689 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.98% 8.40% 8.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.56% 8.91% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 470 525
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.92 £62.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.03% +82.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £61.60 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £62.40 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.12 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +1.33%

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
6785 7731 8654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.15% 94.23% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3910 4531 4709
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.06 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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 +1 173 £425 - 6
Hampshire -5 111 £413 -4.06% 15
Surrey +12 78 £463 +8.82% 10
Buckinghamshire -15 49 £433 +2.36% 8
Oxfordshire +2 39 £485 -3.00% 5
West Sussex -10 37 £425 - 7
Kent +13 36 £425 +7.25% 4
East Sussex +12 17 £356 -8.12% 6
Middlesex +7 11 £505 +15.31%
Home Counties +2 6 £375 -11.76%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 604 (52.25%) Project Management
2 377 (32.61%) PRINCE2
3 332 (28.72%) Finance
4 274 (23.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 225 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
6 165 (14.27%) Microsoft
7 157 (13.58%) Migration
8 128 (11.07%) MS Project
9 118 (10.21%) Telecoms
10 114 (9.86%) MS Excel
11 112 (9.69%) Security Cleared
12 94 (8.13%) Change Management
13 91 (7.87%) SC Cleared
13 91 (7.87%) Data Centre
14 90 (7.79%) PMI Certification
15 88 (7.61%) PMP
16 82 (7.09%) ITIL
17 73 (6.31%) Degree
17 73 (6.31%) Waterfall
18 71 (6.14%) MS Office
19 70 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 69 (5.97%) Scrum
21 66 (5.71%) Management Information System
22 65 (5.62%) SAP
23 64 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 57 (4.93%) Risk Management
26 55 (4.76%) Project Planning
27 52 (4.50%) Banking
28 51 (4.41%) Wi-Fi

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 39 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.56%) CMS
3 15 (1.30%) Confluence
4 9 (0.78%) IIS
4 9 (0.78%) MS Project Server
5 8 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.52%) Drupal
6 6 (0.52%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.35%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.26%) Documentum
8 3 (0.26%) SAP EP
8 3 (0.26%) SAS
9 1 (0.087%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.087%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.087%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.087%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
Applications
1 128 (11.07%) MS Project
2 114 (9.86%) MS Excel
3 71 (6.14%) MS Office
4 27 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.90%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.087%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Maximo
2 8 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.52%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.26%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.17%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.087%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.94%) Office 365
2 29 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.52%) SaaS
4 6 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.17%) IaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Veeva
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.087%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.087%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.087%) PaaS
8 1 (0.087%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 51 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
2 34 (2.94%) LTE
3 33 (2.85%) WAN
4 31 (2.68%) VoLTE
5 30 (2.60%) LAN
6 22 (1.90%) Firewall
6 22 (1.90%) Internet
6 22 (1.90%) VoIP
7 15 (1.30%) SAN
8 12 (1.04%) Intranet
8 12 (1.04%) Network Security
9 9 (0.78%) DWDM
9 9 (0.78%) SDH
10 8 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.69%) Wireless
11 7 (0.61%) Extranet
11 7 (0.61%) MPLS
11 7 (0.61%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.52%) ATM
12 6 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (0.87%) Big Data
1 10 (0.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.69%) SAP HANA
3 7 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.61%) DB2
3 7 (0.61%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.35%) GIS
6 3 (0.26%) Power BI
6 3 (0.26%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.087%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.087%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.087%) HBase
8 1 (0.087%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.087%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.087%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (2.25%) JIRA
2 2 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.087%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.087%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.087%) Visual Studio
General
1 332 (28.72%) Finance
2 118 (10.21%) Telecoms
3 52 (4.50%) Banking
4 45 (3.89%) Retail
5 42 (3.63%) Marketing
6 34 (2.94%) Legal
7 32 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.30%) Billing
9 15 (1.30%) Publishing
10 11 (0.95%) Law
11 10 (0.87%) Automotive
12 8 (0.69%) Electronics
12 8 (0.69%) German Language
13 6 (0.52%) Back Office
14 4 (0.35%) Advertising
14 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.35%) French Language
14 4 (0.35%) Local Government
14 4 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (0.69%) HTML
1 8 (0.69%) Web Services
2 7 (0.61%) .NET
3 5 (0.43%) jQuery
4 4 (0.35%) CSS
4 4 (0.35%) Middleware
5 3 (0.26%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.26%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.17%) Ajax
6 2 (0.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.17%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.17%) HTML5
6 2 (0.17%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (0.17%) Java EE
6 2 (0.17%) JSON
6 2 (0.17%) WSDL
6 2 (0.17%) XHTML
6 2 (0.17%) XSD
7 1 (0.087%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.87%) Data Centre
2 66 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 64 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (3.03%) PMI
5 20 (1.73%) Economics
6 19 (1.64%) NHS
6 19 (1.64%) Virtual Team
7 18 (1.56%) User Experience
8 11 (0.95%) FMCG
9 10 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.69%) CCTV
10 8 (0.69%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.52%) Learning Management System
12 6 (0.52%) Life Science
12 6 (0.52%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.52%) Smart Meter
13 5 (0.43%) Chemistry
13 5 (0.43%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 40 (3.46%) Windows
2 18 (1.56%) Linux
3 11 (0.95%) Solaris
4 8 (0.69%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.61%) AIX
5 7 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.52%) Unix
6 6 (0.52%) VMS
6 6 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.43%) zOS
8 3 (0.26%) Android
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (52.25%) Project Management
2 377 (32.61%) PRINCE2
3 274 (23.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 225 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (13.58%) Migration
6 94 (8.13%) Change Management
7 82 (7.09%) ITIL
8 73 (6.31%) Waterfall
9 69 (5.97%) Scrum
10 57 (4.93%) Risk Management
11 55 (4.76%) Project Planning
12 50 (4.33%) Programme Management
13 47 (4.07%) Matrix Organization
14 46 (3.98%) SDLC
14 46 (3.98%) Supplier Management
15 44 (3.81%) ITIL V3
16 35 (3.03%) PRINCE
17 31 (2.68%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (2.68%) Project Governance
18 30 (2.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (1.56%) SQL
2 14 (1.21%) Java
3 13 (1.12%) C
4 4 (0.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.35%) PHP
5 2 (0.17%) VB
6 1 (0.087%) ABAP
6 1 (0.087%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (9.69%) Security Cleared
2 91 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 90 (7.79%) PMI Certification
4 88 (7.61%) PMP
5 73 (6.31%) Degree
6 70 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 59 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 25 (2.16%) APMP
9 11 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.35%) CAPM
11 4 (0.35%) HND
12 3 (0.26%) ISEB
13 2 (0.17%) CCNA
13 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.17%) MBA
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.087%) CIPD
14 1 (0.087%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.55%) QA
2 7 (0.61%) PMBOK
3 6 (0.52%) SLA
4 5 (0.43%) GMP
5 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.26%) MiFID
6 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.087%) EMIR
7 1 (0.087%) GxP
7 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) Firmware
3 4 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (0.95%) SCCM
2 8 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.43%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 165 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.62%) SAP
3 42 (3.63%) Oracle
4 41 (3.55%) Remedy
5 32 (2.77%) Ericsson
6 29 (2.51%) Cisco
7 15 (1.30%) VMware
8 14 (1.21%) IBM
9 13 (1.12%) Avaya
10 12 (1.04%) HP
11 9 (0.78%) Citrix
11 9 (0.78%) iManage
11 9 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.61%) Google
12 7 (0.61%) Workday
13 6 (0.52%) Concur
13 6 (0.52%) F5
14 5 (0.43%) Blue Coat
14 5 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
14 5 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
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