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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 976 858 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.11% 9.70% 9.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.04% 10.62% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 541 424
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £512 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £405 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.34% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 16
Average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £27.50 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £112.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
8841 8077 6850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.56% 91.36% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4729 4304 3263
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 457 576
Average hourly rate £17.40 £17.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +2 217 £400 -6.97% 38
Surrey +4 163 £425 +3.03% 31
Buckinghamshire +2 161 £413 +0.91% 18
Hampshire -7 156 £450 +3.44% 33
West Sussex -2 81 £425 +11.40% 9
Oxfordshire -2 79 £425 +9.67% 12
East Sussex +2 40 £419 +4.68% 7
Kent +5 39 £450 +20.00% 10
Middlesex +12 22 £572 +30.00% 4
Sussex +5 5 £475 - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 857 (48.72%) Project Management
2 586 (33.31%) PRINCE2
3 435 (24.73%) Finance
4 373 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 257 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
6 207 (11.77%) Telecoms
7 187 (10.63%) MS Project
8 165 (9.38%) Project Planning
8 165 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 156 (8.87%) Change Management
10 147 (8.36%) SC Cleared
11 144 (8.19%) Migration
12 137 (7.79%) PMI Certification
13 134 (7.62%) Microsoft
14 125 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 118 (6.71%) SAP
15 118 (6.71%) ITIL
16 106 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
17 105 (5.97%) MS Excel
18 103 (5.86%) PMP
19 101 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 99 (5.63%) CRM
21 98 (5.57%) Retail
22 97 (5.51%) Risk Management
23 94 (5.34%) Degree
24 93 (5.29%) E-Commerce
25 89 (5.06%) Windows
26 85 (4.83%) Programme Management
27 84 (4.78%) Waterfall
28 83 (4.72%) PRINCE

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 47 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.88%) CMS
3 12 (0.68%) Drupal
4 11 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 10 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.51%) Lync
7 8 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.28%) Confluence
8 5 (0.28%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.28%) FileNet
8 5 (0.28%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.23%) Mule
9 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.17%) Liferay
10 3 (0.17%) Moodle
10 3 (0.17%) IIS
11 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 187 (10.63%) MS Project
2 105 (5.97%) MS Excel
3 61 (3.47%) MS Office
4 36 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.80%) SAP CRM
2 12 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
4 8 (0.45%) Agresso
5 7 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.34%) assyst
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
7 5 (0.28%) HFM
8 4 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.17%) SAP SRM
9 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.97%) Office 365
2 13 (0.74%) SaaS
3 4 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.11%) Taleo
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.11%) Force.com
6 1 (0.057%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.27%) LAN
2 39 (2.22%) WAN
3 26 (1.48%) Firewall
4 25 (1.42%) Internet
4 25 (1.42%) Radio Access Network
5 19 (1.08%) MPLS
6 15 (0.85%) SAN
6 15 (0.85%) Wireless
7 14 (0.80%) ATM
8 13 (0.74%) 4G
9 11 (0.63%) Network Security
9 11 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 11 (0.63%) SDH
9 11 (0.63%) 3G
9 11 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.57%) VoIP
11 9 (0.51%) VPN
11 9 (0.51%) Broadband
12 7 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 7 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (0.80%) SQL Server
3 10 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.28%) Big Data
6 4 (0.23%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.17%) QlikView
8 2 (0.11%) Essbase
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.11%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.057%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.057%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (0.97%) JIRA
2 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (0.17%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.17%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.11%) Selenium
4 1 (0.057%) UltraEdit
4 1 (0.057%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.057%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.057%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.057%) Maven
4 1 (0.057%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.057%) Subversion
General
1 435 (24.73%) Finance
2 207 (11.77%) Telecoms
3 98 (5.57%) Retail
4 49 (2.79%) Banking
5 43 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 42 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.39%) Marketing
7 41 (2.33%) Publishing
8 23 (1.31%) Billing
9 21 (1.19%) Legal
10 17 (0.97%) Automotive
11 15 (0.85%) German Language
12 14 (0.80%) Electronics
13 10 (0.57%) Italian Language
13 10 (0.57%) Spanish Language
13 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.57%) Advertising
14 9 (0.51%) Back Office
15 8 (0.45%) French Language
16 7 (0.40%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.88%) .NET
2 13 (0.74%) Middleware
3 7 (0.40%) Web Services
4 6 (0.34%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.28%) Mason
5 5 (0.28%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.28%) J2EE
5 5 (0.28%) jQuery
6 4 (0.23%) HTML
7 3 (0.17%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.17%) EDI
7 3 (0.17%) CSS
7 3 (0.17%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.11%) Spring
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CO-PA
8 2 (0.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.11%) Java EE
8 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.057%) CGI
9 1 (0.057%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (2.62%) PMI
3 30 (1.71%) Economics
4 29 (1.65%) NHS
5 27 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.42%) Smart Meter
7 24 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.02%) E-Learning
9 16 (0.91%) FMCG
10 9 (0.51%) DTV
10 9 (0.51%) LIMS
10 9 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.45%) User Experience
12 7 (0.40%) Learning Management System
13 6 (0.34%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.28%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.28%) PKI
14 5 (0.28%) Human Factors
15 4 (0.23%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 89 (5.06%) Windows
2 29 (1.65%) Windows 7
3 23 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (1.08%) Linux
4 19 (1.08%) UNIX
5 9 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.23%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.23%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.17%) Android
8 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.17%) AIX
9 2 (0.11%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (48.72%) Project Management
2 586 (33.31%) PRINCE2
3 373 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 257 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 156 (8.87%) Change Management
7 144 (8.19%) Migration
8 118 (6.71%) ITIL
9 99 (5.63%) CRM
10 97 (5.51%) Risk Management
11 93 (5.29%) E-Commerce
12 85 (4.83%) Programme Management
13 84 (4.78%) Waterfall
14 83 (4.72%) PRINCE
15 68 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 64 (3.64%) Scrum
17 52 (2.96%) Supplier Management
18 48 (2.73%) Change Control
19 45 (2.56%) Matrix Management
20 43 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (1.71%) C
2 29 (1.65%) SQL
3 25 (1.42%) Java
4 5 (0.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.28%) C#
5 3 (0.17%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.17%) PHP
6 1 (0.057%) VB
6 1 (0.057%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.057%) C++
6 1 (0.057%) COBOL
6 1 (0.057%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 165 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 147 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 137 (7.79%) PMI Certification
4 125 (7.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 103 (5.86%) PMP
6 101 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 94 (5.34%) Degree
8 32 (1.82%) VCP4
9 24 (1.36%) APMP
10 17 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 14 (0.80%) CISSP
12 13 (0.74%) HNC
12 13 (0.74%) HND
13 12 (0.68%) CISM
13 12 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.40%) ISEB
15 6 (0.34%) GIAC
16 5 (0.28%) MAPM
17 2 (0.11%) CISA
17 2 (0.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.44%) QA
2 25 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (0.97%) GAMP
4 12 (0.68%) GxP
5 11 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.63%) GMP
6 10 (0.57%) SLA
7 9 (0.51%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.11%) P3O
12 1 (0.057%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.057%) UCITS
12 1 (0.057%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.057%) BS15000
12 1 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 41 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.23%) vSphere
4 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (1.02%) SCCM
2 11 (0.63%) SCOM
3 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.17%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.057%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.057%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.057%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 134 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 118 (6.71%) SAP
3 57 (3.24%) Oracle
4 37 (2.10%) Cisco
5 33 (1.88%) VMware
6 21 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.14%) Citrix
8 17 (0.97%) HP
8 17 (0.97%) CheckPoint
9 12 (0.68%) Planview
10 11 (0.63%) webMethods
11 10 (0.57%) Adobe
11 10 (0.57%) CODA
12 8 (0.45%) Remedy
13 7 (0.40%) hybris
13 7 (0.40%) EMC
13 7 (0.40%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.34%) Amdocs
14 6 (0.34%) Cognos
14 6 (0.34%) IBM
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