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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 17 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 745 795 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.17% 8.64% 9.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.60% 9.12% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 531 545
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £403
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Median hourly rate £26.88 £28.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.01% -16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £17.50 £22.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £46.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
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 £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -5 184 £450 - 20
Hampshire -10 143 £425 +4.93% 16
Buckinghamshire +5 109 £425 +2.40% 9
Surrey -3 108 £500 +5.26% 13
West Sussex -22 62 £433 +1.76% 8
Oxfordshire -2 47 £475 +5.55% 4
Kent +8 44 £475 +26.66% 3
Middlesex -5 20 £500 +7.52%
East Sussex -3 14 £425 +13.33% 3
Sussex +1 3 - -
Home Counties - 3 - -
M4 Corridor -1 2 - -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 740 (50.00%) Project Management
2 519 (35.07%) PRINCE2
3 403 (27.23%) Finance
4 332 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 301 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (11.28%) Migration
7 149 (10.07%) Security Cleared
8 136 (9.19%) MS Project
8 136 (9.19%) Microsoft
9 134 (9.05%) Telecoms
10 118 (7.97%) SC Cleared
11 104 (7.03%) PMI Certification
11 104 (7.03%) ITIL
12 103 (6.96%) Data Centre
13 101 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 99 (6.69%) Change Management
15 98 (6.62%) Project Planning
16 93 (6.28%) PMP
17 90 (6.08%) MS Excel
18 88 (5.95%) Retail
19 87 (5.88%) SAP
20 83 (5.61%) Programme Management
20 83 (5.61%) Waterfall
21 81 (5.47%) Risk Management
22 79 (5.34%) Oracle
23 77 (5.20%) Banking
24 74 (5.00%) Degree
25 70 (4.73%) Windows
26 69 (4.66%) Scrum
27 66 (4.46%) Office 365

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 41 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.01%) CMS
2 15 (1.01%) Skype for Business
3 8 (0.54%) Confluence
3 8 (0.54%) MS Project Server
4 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.34%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.20%) SAS
8 2 (0.14%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.068%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.068%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.068%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.068%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.068%) WordPress
Applications
1 136 (9.19%) MS Project
2 90 (6.08%) MS Excel
3 59 (3.99%) MS Office
4 20 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.47%) ProjectWise
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.14%) Windchill
9 1 (0.068%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
5 7 (0.47%) Primavera
6 6 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.34%) HFM
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.34%) SAP BPC
8 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.14%) Infor SunSystems
10 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.14%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.46%) Office 365
2 26 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
4 14 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.61%) SaaS
6 6 (0.41%) Taleo
7 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.96%) Firewall
1 29 (1.96%) WAN
2 28 (1.89%) LAN
3 18 (1.22%) VPN
4 17 (1.15%) Internet
5 16 (1.08%) SAN
6 15 (1.01%) Wireless
7 14 (0.95%) MPLS
8 13 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (0.81%) LTE
10 10 (0.68%) Skype
11 9 (0.61%) DNS
12 8 (0.54%) 3G
12 8 (0.54%) FTP
12 8 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (0.47%) Intranet
13 7 (0.47%) NetScaler
13 7 (0.47%) SSL
13 7 (0.47%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (0.95%) Big Data
4 9 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 8 (0.54%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.47%) SQL Server
7 5 (0.34%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.27%) GIS
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.20%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.20%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.14%) EDMS
10 2 (0.14%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.14%) MS Access
10 2 (0.14%) QlikView
10 2 (0.14%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (1.15%) JIRA
2 3 (0.20%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.068%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.068%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.068%) VersionOne
General
1 403 (27.23%) Finance
2 134 (9.05%) Telecoms
3 88 (5.95%) Retail
4 77 (5.20%) Banking
5 40 (2.70%) Marketing
6 21 (1.42%) Automotive
7 18 (1.22%) Billing
7 18 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.01%) Legal
9 10 (0.68%) Electronics
9 10 (0.68%) Publishing
10 9 (0.61%) Advertising
10 9 (0.61%) Spanish Language
11 7 (0.47%) Back Office
12 6 (0.41%) Front Office
13 5 (0.34%) Local Government
14 4 (0.27%) Law
14 4 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
15 3 (0.20%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (0.68%) Web Services
2 9 (0.61%) .NET
2 9 (0.61%) Middleware
3 7 (0.47%) Velocity
4 4 (0.27%) CSS
4 4 (0.27%) HTML
5 3 (0.20%) Flash
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.14%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.14%) Mason
7 1 (0.068%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.068%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.068%) jQuery
7 1 (0.068%) JSP
7 1 (0.068%) OAuth
7 1 (0.068%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.068%) SOAP
7 1 (0.068%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.96%) Data Centre
2 46 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.64%) Management Information System
4 37 (2.50%) NHS
5 26 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 26 (1.76%) Smart Meter
6 25 (1.69%) PMI
7 19 (1.28%) User Experience
8 18 (1.22%) PKI
9 15 (1.01%) Cryptography
10 12 (0.81%) Economics
11 9 (0.61%) Learning Management System
12 7 (0.47%) FMCG
12 7 (0.47%) Informatics
13 6 (0.41%) BYOD
13 6 (0.41%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.34%) Clustering
14 5 (0.34%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.34%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 70 (4.73%) Windows
2 23 (1.55%) Windows Server
3 18 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 17 (1.15%) Linux
5 13 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.81%) AIX
6 12 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.74%) Unix
8 7 (0.47%) Android
8 7 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (50.00%) Project Management
2 519 (35.07%) PRINCE2
3 332 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 301 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (11.28%) Migration
6 104 (7.03%) ITIL
7 99 (6.69%) Change Management
8 98 (6.62%) Project Planning
9 83 (5.61%) Programme Management
9 83 (5.61%) Waterfall
10 81 (5.47%) Risk Management
11 69 (4.66%) Scrum
12 61 (4.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 55 (3.72%) CRM
13 55 (3.72%) E-Commerce
14 53 (3.58%) Business Intelligence
14 53 (3.58%) SDLC
15 52 (3.51%) Project Governance
16 50 (3.38%) Change Control
17 45 (3.04%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 30 (2.03%) SQL
2 18 (1.22%) Java
3 15 (1.01%) C
4 2 (0.14%) C#
4 2 (0.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.14%) PHP
5 1 (0.068%) C++
5 1 (0.068%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.068%) Perl
5 1 (0.068%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 149 (10.07%) Security Cleared
2 118 (7.97%) SC Cleared
3 104 (7.03%) PMI Certification
4 101 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 93 (6.28%) PMP
6 74 (5.00%) Degree
7 52 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 36 (2.43%) DV Cleared
9 26 (1.76%) APMP
10 8 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.34%) ACCA
11 5 (0.34%) CIMA
11 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.34%) CISSP
12 4 (0.27%) CCNA
12 4 (0.27%) CISM
12 4 (0.27%) CITP
12 4 (0.27%) ISEB
12 4 (0.27%) MAPM
13 3 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.23%) QA
2 12 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.61%) MiFID
4 8 (0.54%) FATCA
4 8 (0.54%) SLA
5 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.34%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.27%) GxP
7 4 (0.27%) P3O
7 4 (0.27%) UCITS
8 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.20%) GAAP
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.14%) NEBOSH
9 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 1 (0.068%) GAMP
10 1 (0.068%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.068%) ISO22301
System Software
1 25 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.27%) XenApp
3 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.54%) SCCM
2 4 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.068%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.068%) OpenView
5 1 (0.068%) Puppet
5 1 (0.068%) SCOM
5 1 (0.068%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 87 (5.88%) SAP
3 79 (5.34%) Oracle
4 37 (2.50%) Cisco
5 31 (2.09%) Citrix
6 27 (1.82%) VMware
7 18 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (0.95%) CheckPoint
9 13 (0.88%) Ericsson
10 12 (0.81%) Remedy
11 11 (0.74%) Amdocs
11 11 (0.74%) F5
12 10 (0.68%) Saba
13 9 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.61%) HP
14 8 (0.54%) Blue Coat
14 8 (0.54%) Hyperion
14 8 (0.54%) IBM
15 7 (0.47%) IronPort
16 6 (0.41%) Sitecore
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £420 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Client Server
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Annapurna HR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Lymphoma Association
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum initially FT fixed term contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago