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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 893 780 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.57% 9.37% 8.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.46% 10.25% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 507 398
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £309 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 17
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £18.50 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +20.46%
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
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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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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 +8 196 £425 - 30
Surrey 0 149 £425 +0.59% 32
Hampshire -12 137 £413 -2.94% 35
Buckinghamshire -2 134 £413 +3.12% 29
Oxfordshire -3 77 £425 +6.25% 13
West Sussex -2 66 £425 +9.67% 10
East Sussex +1 52 £388 -8.82% 9
Kent +7 41 £450 +12.50% 6
Middlesex +5 22 £524 -0.28% 1
M4 Corridor +2 2 £400 -20.00%
Sussex +2 1 - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 846 (50.81%) Project Management
2 593 (35.62%) PRINCE2
3 404 (24.26%) Finance
4 340 (20.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 219 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (11.77%) Telecoms
7 172 (10.33%) Security Cleared
8 162 (9.73%) MS Project
9 155 (9.31%) Change Management
10 151 (9.07%) Project Planning
11 149 (8.95%) SC Cleared
12 140 (8.41%) PMI Certification
13 136 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 124 (7.45%) Microsoft
15 121 (7.27%) Migration
16 116 (6.97%) ITIL
17 113 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
18 106 (6.37%) PMP
19 102 (6.13%) Retail
20 101 (6.07%) SAP
20 101 (6.07%) E-Commerce
21 100 (6.01%) MS Excel
22 96 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
23 95 (5.71%) Risk Management
24 91 (5.47%) PRINCE
24 91 (5.47%) Programme Management
25 90 (5.41%) CRM
26 87 (5.23%) Degree
27 77 (4.62%) Windows
28 73 (4.38%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.56%) CMS
3 10 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.54%) Drupal
4 9 (0.54%) Lync
5 8 (0.48%) MS Project Server
6 7 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.30%) FileNet
8 5 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.24%) IIS
10 3 (0.18%) Liferay
10 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.12%) Confluence
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.12%) Moodle
11 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.12%) Mule
11 2 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 162 (9.73%) MS Project
2 100 (6.01%) MS Excel
3 47 (2.82%) MS Office
4 36 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.18%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.54%) SAP CRM
2 9 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.48%) SAP IS-U
4 7 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.30%) SAP Payroll
6 5 (0.30%) HFM
7 4 (0.24%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.18%) assyst
8 3 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.90%) Office 365
2 13 (0.78%) SaaS
3 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.12%) PaaS
5 2 (0.12%) Force.com
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.060%) Taleo
6 1 (0.060%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.52%) WAN
2 38 (2.28%) LAN
3 30 (1.80%) Internet
4 22 (1.32%) Firewall
5 20 (1.20%) MPLS
6 17 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (0.78%) Wireless
8 12 (0.72%) SAN
9 11 (0.66%) SDH
10 10 (0.60%) Ethernet
10 10 (0.60%) VoIP
11 9 (0.54%) Intranet
11 9 (0.54%) ATM
11 9 (0.54%) 4G
12 8 (0.48%) Network Security
13 7 (0.42%) 3G
14 6 (0.36%) Unified Communications
14 6 (0.36%) IP Telephony
14 6 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (0.72%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.30%) Big Data
6 4 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.18%) QlikView
7 3 (0.18%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.12%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.12%) Essbase
9 1 (0.060%) MySQL
9 1 (0.060%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (0.54%) JIRA
2 3 (0.18%) ClearQuest
2 3 (0.18%) ClearCase
2 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.12%) Selenium
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.060%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.060%) Subversion
4 1 (0.060%) Maven
4 1 (0.060%) UltraEdit
General
1 404 (24.26%) Finance
2 196 (11.77%) Telecoms
3 102 (6.13%) Retail
4 44 (2.64%) Banking
5 42 (2.52%) Publishing
6 39 (2.34%) Marketing
7 38 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 32 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.74%) Billing
10 24 (1.44%) Legal
11 16 (0.96%) Electronics
12 13 (0.78%) Automotive
13 12 (0.72%) German Language
14 11 (0.66%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.60%) Italian Language
15 10 (0.60%) Advertising
16 9 (0.54%) Back Office
16 9 (0.54%) Games
17 6 (0.36%) French Language
17 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (1.68%) .NET
2 9 (0.54%) Middleware
3 6 (0.36%) ASP.NET
4 5 (0.30%) Application Packaging
4 5 (0.30%) Mason
5 4 (0.24%) Web Services
6 3 (0.18%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.18%) XML
6 3 (0.18%) HTML
6 3 (0.18%) J2EE
6 3 (0.18%) EDI
6 3 (0.18%) jQuery
6 3 (0.18%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.12%) Spring
7 2 (0.12%) Java EE
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.060%) LAMP
8 1 (0.060%) CSS
8 1 (0.060%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (2.76%) PMI
3 30 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 27 (1.62%) Economics
5 23 (1.38%) NHS
5 23 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 22 (1.32%) Smart Meter
7 18 (1.08%) E-Learning
8 10 (0.60%) FMCG
8 10 (0.60%) DTV
9 8 (0.48%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.42%) LIMS
11 5 (0.30%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.30%) PKI
11 5 (0.30%) Human Factors
11 5 (0.30%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.24%) User Experience
12 4 (0.24%) Learning Management System
12 4 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.62%) Windows
2 27 (1.62%) Windows 7
3 17 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (0.90%) Linux
5 11 (0.66%) UNIX
6 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.18%) Android
9 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.060%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.060%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 846 (50.81%) Project Management
2 593 (35.62%) PRINCE2
3 340 (20.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 219 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (9.31%) Change Management
6 151 (9.07%) Project Planning
7 121 (7.27%) Migration
8 116 (6.97%) ITIL
9 101 (6.07%) E-Commerce
10 95 (5.71%) Risk Management
11 91 (5.47%) PRINCE
11 91 (5.47%) Programme Management
12 90 (5.41%) CRM
13 73 (4.38%) Waterfall
14 69 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 61 (3.66%) Scrum
16 51 (3.06%) Service Delivery
17 49 (2.94%) Supplier Management
17 49 (2.94%) Matrix Management
18 44 (2.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (1.44%) SQL
2 21 (1.26%) C
3 17 (1.02%) Java
4 6 (0.36%) C#
5 5 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.18%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.12%) PHP
8 1 (0.060%) VB
8 1 (0.060%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.060%) C++
8 1 (0.060%) COBOL
8 1 (0.060%) Ruby
8 1 (0.060%) R
Qualifications
1 172 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 149 (8.95%) SC Cleared
3 140 (8.41%) PMI Certification
4 136 (8.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 106 (6.37%) PMP
6 96 (5.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 87 (5.23%) Degree
8 16 (0.96%) APMP
9 15 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.84%) CISSP
11 13 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.78%) HNC
11 13 (0.78%) HND
12 12 (0.72%) CISM
13 6 (0.36%) GIAC
14 5 (0.30%) MAPM
15 4 (0.24%) ISEB
16 3 (0.18%) CCNA
16 3 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
17 2 (0.12%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (1.86%) QA
2 20 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (0.72%) SLA
3 12 (0.72%) GAMP
4 11 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.60%) GxP
6 8 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.48%) GMP
7 7 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) P3O
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.060%) BS15000
10 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.060%) MiFID
10 1 (0.060%) UCITS
System Software
1 33 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.18%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.18%) vSphere
4 2 (0.12%) XenApp
4 2 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.060%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.060%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (0.78%) SCCM
2 12 (0.72%) SCOM
3 4 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.060%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.060%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.060%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 124 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 101 (6.07%) SAP
3 51 (3.06%) Oracle
4 36 (2.16%) Cisco
5 27 (1.62%) VMware
6 19 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.02%) HP
8 16 (0.96%) Citrix
9 14 (0.84%) CheckPoint
10 9 (0.54%) webMethods
11 8 (0.48%) Planview
11 8 (0.48%) Amdocs
12 7 (0.42%) Adobe
12 7 (0.42%) EMC
12 7 (0.42%) CODA
13 6 (0.36%) Hyperion
13 6 (0.36%) Siebel
14 5 (0.30%) Remedy
14 5 (0.30%) Business Objects
14 5 (0.30%) Cognos
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Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
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Rate: £300 - 340 per day + .
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
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Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
CRL
Rate: £400 per day Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
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Berkshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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