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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 870 897 861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.13% 9.75% 10.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.88% 10.62% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 563 568
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 10
Average hourly rate £49.75 £26.98 £25.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.43% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.00 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £31.90 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
8806 8448 7862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.37% 91.86% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5200 4616 4096
Average daily rate £375 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 400 542
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.48 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -6 221 £425 +3.65% 26
Hampshire +6 197 £410 -5.74% 17
Surrey +9 134 £438 -2.77% 24
Buckinghamshire -1 125 £420 +1.81% 12
Oxfordshire -14 54 £400 +6.66% 12
West Sussex +3 53 £435 +22.53% 11
East Sussex -8 28 £413 +4.16% 7
Middlesex +12 22 £425 -11.36%
Kent -8 18 £375 +3.44% 2
Thames Valley +3 2 £325 -
Sussex - 2 £423 -
Home Counties +7 1 £475 -26.92%
M4 Corridor +5 1 £550 -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 928 (51.13%) Project Management
2 618 (34.05%) PRINCE2
3 520 (28.65%) Finance
4 425 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 277 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
6 216 (11.90%) MS Project
7 196 (10.80%) Telecoms
8 191 (10.52%) Migration
9 177 (9.75%) Microsoft
9 177 (9.75%) Security Cleared
10 151 (8.32%) Project Planning
11 147 (8.10%) Data Centre
12 146 (8.04%) PMI Certification
13 144 (7.93%) Change Management
14 137 (7.55%) ITIL
15 129 (7.11%) SC Cleared
16 126 (6.94%) Windows
17 113 (6.23%) MS Office
18 112 (6.17%) PMP
19 111 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 100 (5.51%) MS Excel
21 93 (5.12%) Oracle
22 92 (5.07%) Waterfall
23 91 (5.01%) SAP
24 89 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
25 87 (4.79%) Retail
26 85 (4.68%) CRM
26 85 (4.68%) Risk Management
27 84 (4.63%) Programme Management
28 82 (4.52%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 61 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.27%) CMS
3 12 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 12 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (0.44%) Lync
4 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.39%) Alfresco
6 6 (0.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.28%) Drupal
8 4 (0.22%) Confluence
9 3 (0.17%) Moodle
9 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.11%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.11%) Documentum
10 2 (0.11%) SAS
10 2 (0.11%) Mule
10 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.055%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.055%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 216 (11.90%) MS Project
2 113 (6.23%) MS Office
3 100 (5.51%) MS Excel
4 40 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.60%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.055%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.61%) SAP CRM
3 10 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.44%) Agresso
5 7 (0.39%) Primavera
6 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 3 (0.17%) assyst
9 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
9 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.11%) SAP FS
10 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.99%) Office 365
2 10 (0.55%) SaaS
3 5 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.17%) SmartFocus
5 3 (0.17%) IaaS
6 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.055%) PaaS
6 1 (0.055%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.20%) LAN
2 53 (2.92%) WAN
3 22 (1.21%) Firewall
4 21 (1.16%) 4G
5 20 (1.10%) VoIP
6 19 (1.05%) 3G
7 17 (0.94%) Wireless
7 17 (0.94%) Unified Communications
8 16 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
8 16 (0.88%) SAN
9 15 (0.83%) ATM
10 14 (0.77%) Intranet
10 14 (0.77%) Internet
11 13 (0.72%) 2G
11 13 (0.72%) IP Telephony
12 10 (0.55%) LTE
13 9 (0.50%) VPN
14 8 (0.44%) MPLS
15 7 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (0.44%) Big Data
4 7 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.28%) SAP BW
6 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.22%) OLAP
7 4 (0.22%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.11%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.055%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.055%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.055%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.055%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (0.77%) JIRA
2 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.055%) Hudson
3 1 (0.055%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.055%) Yeoman
3 1 (0.055%) Subversion
General
1 520 (28.65%) Finance
2 196 (10.80%) Telecoms
3 87 (4.79%) Retail
4 80 (4.41%) Banking
5 66 (3.64%) Marketing
6 42 (2.31%) Manufacturing
7 41 (2.26%) Automotive
8 36 (1.98%) Publishing
9 26 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 21 (1.16%) Billing
11 18 (0.99%) Legal
11 18 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.66%) Back Office
13 10 (0.55%) French Language
13 10 (0.55%) German Language
14 9 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.50%) Electronics
15 7 (0.39%) Front Office
16 6 (0.33%) Military
16 6 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.27%) .NET
2 15 (0.83%) Middleware
3 12 (0.66%) Web Services
4 6 (0.33%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.28%) HTML
6 4 (0.22%) XML
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.17%) CSS
7 3 (0.17%) jQuery
7 3 (0.17%) JRules
8 2 (0.11%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.11%) J2EE
8 2 (0.11%) SOAP
8 2 (0.11%) RESTful
9 1 (0.055%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.055%) JSP
9 1 (0.055%) Java EE
9 1 (0.055%) JSF
9 1 (0.055%) Mason
9 1 (0.055%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 147 (8.10%) Data Centre
2 89 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (3.86%) PMI
4 32 (1.76%) Economics
5 29 (1.60%) NHS
6 27 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.21%) Smart Meter
8 19 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 18 (0.99%) FMCG
10 14 (0.77%) User Experience
11 12 (0.66%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
12 8 (0.44%) E-Learning
12 8 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
13 7 (0.39%) DTV
13 7 (0.39%) Mainframe
14 5 (0.28%) EPoS
14 5 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 126 (6.94%) Windows
2 33 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 28 (1.54%) UNIX
4 25 (1.38%) Linux
5 21 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (0.44%) Android
8 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.28%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.28%) AIX
11 4 (0.22%) Solaris
11 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.055%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (51.13%) Project Management
2 618 (34.05%) PRINCE2
3 425 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 277 (15.26%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (10.52%) Migration
6 151 (8.32%) Project Planning
7 144 (7.93%) Change Management
8 137 (7.55%) ITIL
9 92 (5.07%) Waterfall
10 85 (4.68%) CRM
10 85 (4.68%) Risk Management
11 84 (4.63%) Programme Management
12 68 (3.75%) E-Commerce
12 68 (3.75%) PRINCE
13 66 (3.64%) Change Control
14 64 (3.53%) SDLC
15 59 (3.25%) Scrum
16 58 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
17 55 (3.03%) Service Management
18 54 (2.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (2.59%) SQL
2 27 (1.49%) C
3 18 (0.99%) Java
4 2 (0.11%) C#
5 1 (0.055%) C++
5 1 (0.055%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.055%) Perl
5 1 (0.055%) PHP
5 1 (0.055%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.055%) RPG
5 1 (0.055%) VBA
5 1 (0.055%) Ruby
5 1 (0.055%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 177 (9.75%) Security Cleared
2 146 (8.04%) PMI Certification
3 129 (7.11%) SC Cleared
4 112 (6.17%) PMP
5 111 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 82 (4.52%) Degree
7 81 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 33 (1.82%) DV Cleared
9 25 (1.38%) APMP
10 17 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.39%) HNC
11 7 (0.39%) HND
11 7 (0.39%) ISEB
12 4 (0.22%) CISSP
12 4 (0.22%) CIMA
13 3 (0.17%) ACCA
14 2 (0.11%) MCP
14 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.11%) AAT
14 2 (0.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.03%) QA
2 19 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (0.99%) SLA
4 10 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.39%) PMBOK
6 6 (0.33%) GxP
6 6 (0.33%) GAMP
7 3 (0.17%) GMP
7 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.055%) COBIT
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.055%) FATCA
System Software
1 47 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.17%) XenApp
4 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.11%) vSphere
4 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.055%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.055%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.055%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (1.16%) SCCM
2 6 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.11%) Puppet
4 2 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.055%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.055%) OpenView
5 1 (0.055%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.055%) Netcool
5 1 (0.055%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 177 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 93 (5.12%) Oracle
3 91 (5.01%) SAP
4 33 (1.82%) Cisco
5 30 (1.65%) Citrix
5 30 (1.65%) VMware
6 20 (1.10%) HP
7 18 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (0.88%) Cognos
9 12 (0.66%) Hyperion
9 12 (0.66%) CheckPoint
10 10 (0.55%) IBM
10 10 (0.55%) ServiceNow
11 9 (0.50%) Planview
11 9 (0.50%) hybris
11 9 (0.50%) Remedy
12 8 (0.44%) EMC
13 7 (0.39%) Siebel
13 7 (0.39%) NetApp
13 7 (0.39%) TIBCO
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £439.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £490 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Agile Recruitment
Rate: based on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £480 - £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago