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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 19 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 650 936 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.51% 9.45% 9.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.99% 9.94% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 625 550
Median daily rate £425 £423 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Median hourly rate £45.50 £50.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +85.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.05 £32.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £53.00 £28.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-25.59% +41.17%
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
8137 9414 8643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.98% 95.00% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4916 5642 4802
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 £250 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 433 429
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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
Hampshire -9 127 £410 +9.33% 14
Berkshire -21 111 £440 +3.52% 11
Surrey -3 105 £500 +14.94% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 93 £423 +1.80% 6
West Sussex +15 83 £425 -2.85% 9
Kent +17 42 £425 +13.33% 2
Oxfordshire -26 36 £450 +5.88% 5
East Sussex +4 24 £403 -1.70% 15
Middlesex -11 10 £413 -5.98% 1
Home Counties +4 4 £450 -5.26%
Sussex -1 4 £500 +33.33%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 718 (51.47%) Project Management
2 441 (31.61%) PRINCE2
3 375 (26.88%) Finance
4 325 (23.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 322 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 160 (11.47%) Migration
7 152 (10.90%) Microsoft
8 120 (8.60%) Telecoms
8 120 (8.60%) Security Cleared
9 107 (7.67%) MS Project
10 98 (7.03%) Change Management
10 98 (7.03%) SC Cleared
10 98 (7.03%) Data Centre
11 95 (6.81%) MS Excel
12 93 (6.67%) Project Planning
13 89 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 88 (6.31%) ITIL
15 83 (5.95%) Waterfall
16 82 (5.88%) Degree
17 77 (5.52%) Retail
18 73 (5.23%) Programme Management
19 72 (5.16%) SAP
19 72 (5.16%) PMP
20 71 (5.09%) Scrum
21 70 (5.02%) Banking
22 68 (4.87%) PMI Certification
23 64 (4.59%) E-Commerce
24 63 (4.52%) Windows
24 63 (4.52%) Risk Management
25 60 (4.30%) Oracle

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 45 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.58%) CMS
3 16 (1.15%) Skype for Business
4 9 (0.65%) Confluence
5 8 (0.57%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.43%) Drupal
6 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.36%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.36%) SAS
8 4 (0.29%) IIS
9 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.14%) SAP EP
11 1 (0.072%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.072%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.072%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.072%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.072%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.072%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.072%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.072%) WordPress
Applications
1 107 (7.67%) MS Project
2 95 (6.81%) MS Excel
3 58 (4.16%) MS Office
4 23 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.50%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.22%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
3 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.36%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.29%) HFM
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.22%) Primavera
7 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.14%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.44%) Office 365
2 41 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.43%) SaaS
6 5 (0.36%) Slack
7 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
8 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.14%) Taleo
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.072%) IaaS
10 1 (0.072%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.072%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.29%) LAN
1 32 (2.29%) WAN
2 29 (2.08%) Internet
3 26 (1.86%) Firewall
4 23 (1.65%) Wireless
5 20 (1.43%) VPN
6 16 (1.15%) MPLS
6 16 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (1.00%) Network Security
7 14 (1.00%) Skype
8 13 (0.93%) SAN
9 11 (0.79%) Intranet
10 10 (0.72%) DNS
10 10 (0.72%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.57%) FTP
12 7 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (0.50%) SDH
12 7 (0.50%) SSL
12 7 (0.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (0.86%) Big Data
3 10 (0.72%) SQL Server
4 9 (0.65%) SAP HANA
5 8 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.43%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.29%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.22%) GIS
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.22%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.14%) EDMS
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.14%) QlikView
10 2 (0.14%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.072%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.072%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (1.43%) JIRA
2 4 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.072%) Visual Studio
General
1 375 (26.88%) Finance
2 120 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 77 (5.52%) Retail
4 70 (5.02%) Banking
5 34 (2.44%) Marketing
6 25 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.51%) Billing
8 19 (1.36%) Legal
9 14 (1.00%) Automotive
10 13 (0.93%) Back Office
10 13 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.79%) Advertising
12 10 (0.72%) Law
13 8 (0.57%) Publishing
14 7 (0.50%) Electronics
15 5 (0.36%) Local Government
15 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.22%) Front Office
16 3 (0.22%) Games
17 2 (0.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.22%) Web Services
2 14 (1.00%) Middleware
3 11 (0.79%) .NET
4 9 (0.65%) HTML
5 6 (0.43%) Velocity
6 5 (0.36%) CSS
7 3 (0.22%) JSP
7 3 (0.22%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.14%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.14%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.14%) jQuery
8 2 (0.14%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.14%) SOAP
8 2 (0.14%) XML
9 1 (0.072%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.072%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.072%) Mason
9 1 (0.072%) OAuth
9 1 (0.072%) RESTful
9 1 (0.072%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 98 (7.03%) Data Centre
2 52 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (2.08%) NHS
4 28 (2.01%) PMI
5 27 (1.94%) Mobile App
6 24 (1.72%) User Experience
7 23 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.15%) Economics
8 16 (1.15%) Smart Meter
9 14 (1.00%) Cryptography
9 14 (1.00%) FMCG
9 14 (1.00%) PKI
9 14 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 11 (0.79%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.65%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.50%) Driving Licence
12 7 (0.50%) Learning Management System
12 7 (0.50%) SWIFT
13 6 (0.43%) CCTV
14 5 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (4.52%) Windows
2 17 (1.22%) Windows Server
3 14 (1.00%) Linux
3 14 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.57%) Unix
6 6 (0.43%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.36%) Android
7 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.29%) AIX
8 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.072%) CentOS
10 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.072%) Solaris
10 1 (0.072%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (51.47%) Project Management
2 441 (31.61%) PRINCE2
3 325 (23.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 322 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (11.47%) Migration
6 98 (7.03%) Change Management
7 93 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 88 (6.31%) ITIL
9 83 (5.95%) Waterfall
10 73 (5.23%) Programme Management
11 71 (5.09%) Scrum
12 64 (4.59%) E-Commerce
13 63 (4.52%) Risk Management
14 57 (4.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 55 (3.94%) SDLC
16 53 (3.80%) Business Analysis
17 48 (3.44%) Project Governance
18 47 (3.37%) CRM
19 41 (2.94%) ERP
20 36 (2.58%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (1.58%) Java
2 19 (1.36%) SQL
3 8 (0.57%) C
4 6 (0.43%) PHP
5 4 (0.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.14%) C#
7 1 (0.072%) C++
7 1 (0.072%) COBOL
7 1 (0.072%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.072%) Perl
7 1 (0.072%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (8.60%) Security Cleared
2 98 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 89 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 82 (5.88%) Degree
5 72 (5.16%) PMP
6 68 (4.87%) PMI Certification
7 58 (4.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 28 (2.01%) APMP
9 15 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.43%) ISEB
12 5 (0.36%) CCNA
12 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.36%) CISSP
12 5 (0.36%) CITP
13 3 (0.22%) ACCA
13 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.22%) MAPM
14 2 (0.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.08%) QA
2 23 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.86%) MiFID
4 8 (0.57%) FATCA
5 7 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.36%) ISO27002
6 5 (0.36%) NEBOSH
6 5 (0.36%) SLA
7 4 (0.29%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.29%) UCITS
8 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.22%) P3O
8 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.14%) GxP
10 1 (0.072%) EMIR
10 1 (0.072%) GAMP
10 1 (0.072%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.072%) ISO22301
System Software
1 14 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.29%) Firmware
5 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.22%) XenApp
5 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.072%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.43%) SCCM
2 3 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.14%) QRadar
4 1 (0.072%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.072%) SCOM
4 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 72 (5.16%) SAP
3 60 (4.30%) Oracle
4 33 (2.37%) Cisco
5 24 (1.72%) Citrix
6 17 (1.22%) VMware
7 15 (1.08%) Avaya
7 15 (1.08%) F5
8 13 (0.93%) Amdocs
8 13 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 13 (0.93%) IBM
8 13 (0.93%) Remedy
9 9 (0.65%) Ericsson
9 9 (0.65%) iManage
10 8 (0.57%) Concur
11 7 (0.50%) Blue Coat
11 7 (0.50%) HP
11 7 (0.50%) Hyperion
11 7 (0.50%) IronPort
11 7 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
South East
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £425 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Portsmouth City Council
Rate: £33,105 - £36,937 p.a.) plus a market supplement payment of £4,670 p.a
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago