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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 637 857 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.16% 9.11% 9.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.56% 9.58% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 574 561
Median daily rate £448 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
+2.84% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Median hourly rate £31.63 £41.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.79% +43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £17.50 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £49.70 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
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
8423 8943 8664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 95.02% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 5113 4698
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 431 445
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -20 128 £438 - 12
Hampshire -15 123 £413 +3.12% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 104 £425 - 7
Surrey -10 89 £500 +14.28% 11
West Sussex -9 63 £450 +5.88% 10
Oxfordshire +2 49 £475 +8.26% 6
Kent +20 38 £475 +20.63% 6
East Sussex -5 18 £456 +10.60% 4
Middlesex -16 8 £425 -3.84%
Sussex +6 6 - - 1
Home Counties +6 5 £450 -5.26%
M4 Corridor -8 1 - -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 756 (50.57%) Project Management
2 502 (33.58%) PRINCE2
3 402 (26.89%) Finance
4 346 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 332 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
6 164 (10.97%) Migration
7 150 (10.03%) Security Cleared
8 139 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 135 (9.03%) Telecoms
10 130 (8.70%) MS Project
11 122 (8.16%) SC Cleared
12 109 (7.29%) Project Planning
13 107 (7.16%) ITIL
14 106 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 99 (6.62%) Data Centre
16 98 (6.56%) PMI Certification
17 94 (6.29%) Change Management
17 94 (6.29%) Banking
18 93 (6.22%) MS Excel
19 90 (6.02%) PMP
20 86 (5.75%) Waterfall
21 84 (5.62%) Retail
22 81 (5.42%) Degree
23 80 (5.35%) Scrum
24 79 (5.28%) Programme Management
25 76 (5.08%) Windows
26 75 (5.02%) Oracle
27 73 (4.88%) SAP
28 69 (4.62%) Risk Management
29 63 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 40 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.14%) CMS
2 17 (1.14%) Skype for Business
3 10 (0.67%) Confluence
4 8 (0.54%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.20%) SAS
7 3 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.13%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.067%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.067%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.067%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.067%) Moodle
9 1 (0.067%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.067%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.067%) WordPress
Applications
1 130 (8.70%) MS Project
2 93 (6.22%) MS Excel
3 58 (3.88%) MS Office
4 23 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.47%) ProjectWise
7 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS
9 1 (0.067%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
5 7 (0.47%) Primavera
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.33%) HFM
8 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.27%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
10 2 (0.13%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.95%) Office 365
2 26 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
4 15 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.54%) SaaS
6 6 (0.40%) Taleo
7 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.20%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.81%) Firewall
1 27 (1.81%) WAN
2 26 (1.74%) LAN
3 21 (1.40%) Wireless
4 19 (1.27%) Internet
5 18 (1.20%) VPN
6 17 (1.14%) MPLS
7 14 (0.94%) SAN
8 12 (0.80%) Skype
8 12 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.74%) LTE
10 9 (0.60%) DNS
11 8 (0.54%) 3G
11 8 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.54%) FTP
11 8 (0.54%) Network Security
11 8 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (0.47%) MVNO
12 7 (0.47%) NetScaler
12 7 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (0.87%) Big Data
3 9 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (0.47%) SQL Server
6 5 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.27%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.27%) GIS
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.20%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.20%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.13%) EDMS
9 2 (0.13%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.13%) MS Access
9 2 (0.13%) QlikView
9 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.27%) JIRA
2 4 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.20%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle Forms
General
1 402 (26.89%) Finance
2 135 (9.03%) Telecoms
3 94 (6.29%) Banking
4 84 (5.62%) Retail
5 37 (2.47%) Marketing
6 20 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.27%) Billing
8 16 (1.07%) Automotive
9 15 (1.00%) Legal
9 15 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.74%) Advertising
11 10 (0.67%) Back Office
11 10 (0.67%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.47%) Electronics
12 7 (0.47%) Publishing
13 6 (0.40%) Local Government
14 5 (0.33%) Front Office
15 4 (0.27%) Law
15 4 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
15 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (0.74%) Web Services
2 10 (0.67%) Middleware
3 9 (0.60%) .NET
4 7 (0.47%) Velocity
5 4 (0.27%) CSS
5 4 (0.27%) HTML
6 3 (0.20%) Flash
7 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.13%) Mason
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.067%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.067%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.067%) jQuery
8 1 (0.067%) JSP
8 1 (0.067%) OAuth
8 1 (0.067%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.067%) SOAP
8 1 (0.067%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 99 (6.62%) Data Centre
2 43 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (2.54%) NHS
4 34 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 29 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.40%) PMI
6 21 (1.40%) Smart Meter
7 19 (1.27%) User Experience
8 18 (1.20%) PKI
9 15 (1.00%) Cryptography
10 13 (0.87%) Economics
11 12 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.74%) FMCG
13 9 (0.60%) Learning Management System
14 6 (0.40%) BYOD
14 6 (0.40%) Computer Science
14 6 (0.40%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.40%) Informatics
14 6 (0.40%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 76 (5.08%) Windows
2 23 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.34%) Windows 7
4 18 (1.20%) Linux
5 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.67%) AIX
7 10 (0.67%) Unix
8 9 (0.60%) Android
8 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.40%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (50.57%) Project Management
2 502 (33.58%) PRINCE2
3 346 (23.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 332 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (10.97%) Migration
6 109 (7.29%) Project Planning
7 107 (7.16%) ITIL
8 94 (6.29%) Change Management
9 86 (5.75%) Waterfall
10 80 (5.35%) Scrum
11 79 (5.28%) Programme Management
12 69 (4.62%) Risk Management
13 63 (4.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 62 (4.15%) E-Commerce
15 56 (3.75%) Project Governance
16 54 (3.61%) SDLC
17 50 (3.34%) Business Analysis
17 50 (3.34%) CRM
18 48 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (3.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (2.01%) SQL
2 18 (1.20%) Java
3 13 (0.87%) C
4 2 (0.13%) C#
4 2 (0.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.13%) PHP
5 1 (0.067%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.067%) Perl
5 1 (0.067%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.067%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 150 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 122 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 106 (7.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 98 (6.56%) PMI Certification
5 90 (6.02%) PMP
6 81 (5.42%) Degree
7 57 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 34 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 29 (1.94%) APMP
10 16 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.40%) CISSP
12 5 (0.33%) ACCA
12 5 (0.33%) CCNA
12 5 (0.33%) CIMA
12 5 (0.33%) CITP
12 5 (0.33%) ISEB
13 4 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.27%) MAPM
14 2 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.01%) QA
2 18 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.60%) MiFID
3 9 (0.60%) SLA
4 8 (0.54%) FATCA
5 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.33%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.27%) ISO27002
8 4 (0.27%) P3O
8 4 (0.27%) UCITS
9 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.20%) GxP
9 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.13%) NEBOSH
10 2 (0.13%) SEPA
11 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.067%) GAAP
11 1 (0.067%) GAMP
11 1 (0.067%) ISO22301
System Software
1 23 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.27%) XenApp
6 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.54%) SCCM
2 3 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.067%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.067%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.067%) OpenView
4 1 (0.067%) Puppet
4 1 (0.067%) QRadar
4 1 (0.067%) SCOM
4 1 (0.067%) WSUS
Vendors
1 139 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 75 (5.02%) Oracle
3 73 (4.88%) SAP
4 35 (2.34%) Cisco
5 32 (2.14%) Citrix
6 27 (1.81%) VMware
7 14 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 12 (0.80%) Ericsson
8 12 (0.80%) Remedy
8 12 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (0.74%) Amdocs
9 11 (0.74%) F5
10 9 (0.60%) IBM
11 8 (0.54%) Blue Coat
11 8 (0.54%) HP
11 8 (0.54%) Hyperion
12 7 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.47%) EMC
12 7 (0.47%) IronPort
13 6 (0.40%) Saba
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £301 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Computer People
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
HFG
Rate: £575 - £676 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
IQ Telecom
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago