The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 951 895 1042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.82% 10.69% 9.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.69% 11.60% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 491 604
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 15
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £26.98 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £53.85 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +15.62%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Manager
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -3 280 £425 +6.58% 31
Buckinghamshire +9 163 £400 +6.66% 22
Surrey -5 142 £413 -6.25% 23
Hampshire -6 133 £450 +4.04% 24
Oxfordshire -3 71 £385 -3.75% 16
West Sussex +1 50 £400 - 13
Kent +23 34 £365 +18.69% 8
East Sussex -4 24 £323 +29.00% 9
Home Counties +7 12 £500 -
Middlesex -12 11 £425 +3.03%
Sussex +1 5 £360 -20.00% 1
M4 Corridor +3 2 - -
Thames Valley -1 1 £438 +84.59%
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 872 (50.93%) Project Management
2 612 (35.75%) PRINCE2
3 510 (29.79%) Finance
4 364 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 208 (12.15%) Telecoms
6 185 (10.81%) MS Project
7 145 (8.47%) PMI Certification
7 145 (8.47%) Migration
8 136 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 125 (7.30%) Microsoft
10 124 (7.24%) Project Planning
11 116 (6.78%) Windows
12 115 (6.72%) Security Cleared
13 112 (6.54%) ITIL
14 111 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 110 (6.43%) CRM
16 102 (5.96%) PMP
17 101 (5.90%) PRINCE
17 101 (5.90%) Retail
18 99 (5.78%) Risk Management
19 98 (5.72%) Oracle
20 97 (5.67%) Change Management
21 92 (5.37%) SAP
22 83 (4.85%) MS Excel
23 82 (4.79%) SC Cleared
24 81 (4.73%) E-Commerce
25 77 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
26 74 (4.32%) Scrum
27 70 (4.09%) Degree
28 69 (4.03%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 17 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.53%) Lync
7 8 (0.47%) Apache
8 7 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.29%) FileNet
10 5 (0.29%) IIS
10 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.23%) CMS
11 4 (0.23%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.18%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.12%) WebSphere Portal
13 2 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.12%) Drupal
13 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 185 (10.81%) MS Project
2 83 (4.85%) MS Excel
3 64 (3.74%) MS Office
4 37 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.29%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.058%) DOC1
7 1 (0.058%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.47%) SAP CRM
2 6 (0.35%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.29%) Agresso
4 4 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.23%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) Maximo
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.18%) SAP WM
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle BRM
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.64%) Office 365
2 10 (0.58%) SaaS
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.16%) LAN
1 37 (2.16%) WAN
2 32 (1.87%) SAN
3 27 (1.58%) Firewall
4 22 (1.29%) Internet
5 20 (1.17%) VoIP
6 17 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (0.76%) Intranet
7 13 (0.76%) Broadband
8 12 (0.70%) Network Security
9 11 (0.64%) Ethernet
9 11 (0.64%) ATM
10 9 (0.53%) MPLS
10 9 (0.53%) Wireless
11 8 (0.47%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.35%) 4G
12 6 (0.35%) MVNO
12 6 (0.35%) SMS
12 6 (0.35%) RTP
13 5 (0.29%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (0.76%) DataStage
2 13 (0.76%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.53%) SAP BW
4 7 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.29%) SAP BI
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.18%) DTS
8 3 (0.18%) OLAP
8 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.12%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.12%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.058%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.058%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 15 (0.88%) JIRA
2 3 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.058%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.058%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.058%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.058%) Ant
General
1 510 (29.79%) Finance
2 208 (12.15%) Telecoms
3 101 (5.90%) Retail
4 65 (3.80%) Banking
5 55 (3.21%) Marketing
6 35 (2.04%) Spanish Language
7 34 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.69%) French Language
9 27 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 25 (1.46%) Financial Institution
11 24 (1.40%) Billing
12 22 (1.29%) Publishing
13 21 (1.23%) German Language
14 20 (1.17%) Legal
15 18 (1.05%) Automotive
16 15 (0.88%) Italian Language
17 13 (0.76%) Advertising
17 13 (0.76%) Back Office
18 11 (0.64%) Local Government
19 8 (0.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.86%) .NET
2 11 (0.64%) J2EE
2 11 (0.64%) HTML
3 9 (0.53%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.41%) Middleware
5 6 (0.35%) ATL
6 5 (0.29%) CSS
6 5 (0.29%) XML
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (0.23%) JSP
7 4 (0.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.18%) EDI
8 3 (0.18%) Flash
9 2 (0.12%) WebCenter
9 2 (0.12%) Web Services
9 2 (0.12%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.058%) Lucene
10 1 (0.058%) MDX
10 1 (0.058%) jQuery
10 1 (0.058%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (3.68%) PMI
2 24 (1.40%) NHS
3 16 (0.93%) Smart Meter
4 14 (0.82%) FMCG
4 14 (0.82%) Mobile App
4 14 (0.82%) Mainframe
4 14 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 11 (0.64%) E-Learning
6 10 (0.58%) EPoS
7 9 (0.53%) Informatics
7 9 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.41%) Social Media
9 6 (0.35%) DTV
9 6 (0.35%) Life Science
9 6 (0.35%) Chemistry
10 5 (0.29%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.29%) GIS
10 5 (0.29%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.29%) iSeries
11 4 (0.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 116 (6.78%) Windows
2 61 (3.56%) Windows 7
3 29 (1.69%) UNIX
4 14 (0.82%) Linux
5 10 (0.58%) Windows XP
6 7 (0.41%) Solaris
7 6 (0.35%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.29%) HPUX
8 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.18%) Android
11 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.058%) pSOS
12 1 (0.058%) VMS
12 1 (0.058%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 872 (50.93%) Project Management
2 612 (35.75%) PRINCE2
3 364 (21.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 145 (8.47%) Migration
5 124 (7.24%) Project Planning
6 112 (6.54%) ITIL
7 110 (6.43%) CRM
8 101 (5.90%) PRINCE
9 99 (5.78%) Risk Management
10 97 (5.67%) Change Management
11 81 (4.73%) E-Commerce
12 77 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
13 74 (4.32%) Scrum
14 62 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
15 57 (3.33%) Business Analysis
16 54 (3.15%) Programme Management
16 54 (3.15%) Change Control
17 48 (2.80%) Supplier Management
18 47 (2.75%) Time Management
19 45 (2.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 54 (3.15%) Java
2 29 (1.69%) SQL
3 28 (1.64%) C
4 12 (0.70%) PHP
5 11 (0.64%) C#
6 8 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.23%) RPG
9 3 (0.18%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.18%) VBA
10 2 (0.12%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.058%) LINC
11 1 (0.058%) C++
11 1 (0.058%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 145 (8.47%) PMI Certification
2 136 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 115 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 111 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 102 (5.96%) PMP
6 82 (4.79%) SC Cleared
7 70 (4.09%) Degree
8 22 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.29%) APMP
9 12 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.70%) ISEB
10 5 (0.29%) MBA
10 5 (0.29%) HND
11 4 (0.23%) MCSE
11 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.23%) MCITP
11 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.18%) HNC
13 1 (0.058%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.17%) QA
2 8 (0.47%) SLA
3 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.23%) GxP
5 1 (0.058%) Basel II
5 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.058%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.058%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.058%) FATCA
System Software
1 38 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.058%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (1.99%) SCCM
2 15 (0.88%) SCOM
3 10 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.058%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.058%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.058%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 125 (7.30%) Microsoft
2 98 (5.72%) Oracle
3 92 (5.37%) SAP
4 42 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (2.39%) VMware
5 41 (2.39%) Citrix
6 26 (1.52%) Cisco
7 20 (1.17%) HP
8 17 (0.99%) IBM
9 16 (0.93%) Planview
10 15 (0.88%) Cognos
11 12 (0.70%) Metastorm
12 11 (0.64%) EMC
12 11 (0.64%) Business Objects
13 10 (0.58%) BT
14 9 (0.53%) Remedy
15 8 (0.47%) JD Edwards
15 8 (0.47%) Huawei
16 7 (0.41%) Primavera
16 7 (0.41%) Sun
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