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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 18 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 556 807 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.18% 8.56% 7.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.68% 9.04% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 527 524
Median daily rate £430 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £23.34 £36.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.16% -2.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £36.53 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.91%
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
7239 8931 9282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.53% 94.76% 93.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 5169 5065
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 506 510
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 -9 154 £425 -5.13% 24
Hampshire -9 106 £400 -4.76% 22
Surrey +12 96 £475 +10.14% 8
West Sussex -2 46 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire -18 46 £406 -3.27% 6
Oxfordshire -13 39 £500 +21.21% 3
Kent +11 19 £390 -3.70% 7
East Sussex +13 13 £300 -22.58% 8
Middlesex -6 10 £419 -6.94% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 628 (52.86%) Project Management
2 373 (31.40%) PRINCE2
3 333 (28.03%) Finance
4 275 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 252 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (12.54%) Migration
6 149 (12.54%) Microsoft
7 116 (9.76%) Security Cleared
8 112 (9.43%) Telecoms
9 111 (9.34%) MS Project
10 108 (9.09%) MS Excel
11 95 (8.00%) SC Cleared
12 93 (7.83%) Change Management
13 88 (7.41%) PMP
14 84 (7.07%) Data Centre
15 81 (6.82%) PMI Certification
16 79 (6.65%) ITIL
17 78 (6.57%) Degree
18 73 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 73 (6.14%) Scrum
19 72 (6.06%) Waterfall
20 62 (5.22%) Project Planning
21 61 (5.13%) SAP
21 61 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
22 60 (5.05%) MS Office
22 60 (5.05%) Risk Management
23 59 (4.97%) Banking
24 53 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
25 52 (4.38%) Management Information System
26 51 (4.29%) SDLC

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 42 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.10%) CMS
3 17 (1.43%) Confluence
4 10 (0.84%) IIS
4 10 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.76%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.51%) Drupal
7 5 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.34%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.34%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.25%) Documentum
9 3 (0.25%) SAP EP
9 3 (0.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.084%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.084%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.084%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.084%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.084%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 111 (9.34%) MS Project
2 108 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 60 (5.05%) MS Office
4 28 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.25%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
6 3 (0.25%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.17%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.084%) Maximo
8 1 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.084%) Primavera
8 1 (0.084%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.20%) Office 365
2 33 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.34%) SaaS
6 3 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.17%) Veeva
8 1 (0.084%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.084%) IaaS
8 1 (0.084%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.084%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
2 33 (2.78%) WAN
3 31 (2.61%) LAN
4 23 (1.94%) LTE
5 22 (1.85%) Internet
6 21 (1.77%) VoLTE
7 18 (1.52%) Firewall
8 17 (1.43%) VoIP
9 14 (1.18%) SAN
10 13 (1.09%) Network Security
10 13 (1.09%) Wireless
11 12 (1.01%) Intranet
12 10 (0.84%) Ethernet
12 10 (0.84%) Unified Communications
13 9 (0.76%) DWDM
13 9 (0.76%) SDH
14 8 (0.67%) MPLS
15 7 (0.59%) Extranet
16 6 (0.51%) ATM
16 6 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.76%) Big Data
3 7 (0.59%) SAP HANA
4 6 (0.51%) DB2
4 6 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (0.42%) GIS
6 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.17%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.17%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.17%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.084%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.084%) HBase
9 1 (0.084%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (2.36%) JIRA
2 2 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.084%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.084%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.084%) Visual Studio
General
1 333 (28.03%) Finance
2 112 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 59 (4.97%) Banking
4 48 (4.04%) Retail
5 44 (3.70%) Marketing
6 30 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 28 (2.36%) Legal
8 25 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.43%) Billing
10 11 (0.93%) Back Office
10 11 (0.93%) Law
10 11 (0.93%) Publishing
11 9 (0.76%) Automotive
12 8 (0.67%) Electronics
13 7 (0.59%) German Language
14 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.34%) Advertising
15 4 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.25%) French Language
16 3 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.76%) HTML
2 8 (0.67%) Web Services
3 7 (0.59%) .NET
3 7 (0.59%) Middleware
4 5 (0.42%) jQuery
5 4 (0.34%) CSS
6 3 (0.25%) JSP
6 3 (0.25%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.25%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.17%) Ajax
7 2 (0.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.17%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.17%) HTML5
7 2 (0.17%) Ionic Framework
7 2 (0.17%) Java EE
7 2 (0.17%) JSON
7 2 (0.17%) SOAP
7 2 (0.17%) XHTML
7 2 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.07%) Data Centre
2 61 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.19%) PMI
5 18 (1.52%) User Experience
6 17 (1.43%) Economics
6 17 (1.43%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.35%) NHS
8 12 (1.01%) FMCG
8 12 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 10 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (0.84%) Mobile App
10 7 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.59%) Life Science
11 6 (0.51%) Chemistry
11 6 (0.51%) Contactless
11 6 (0.51%) Learning Management System
12 5 (0.42%) Biology
12 5 (0.42%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.42%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.79%) Windows
2 23 (1.94%) Linux
3 11 (0.93%) Solaris
4 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.67%) Unix
4 8 (0.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.59%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.51%) AIX
7 5 (0.42%) zOS
8 3 (0.25%) Android
8 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) VMS
10 1 (0.084%) CentOS
10 1 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (52.86%) Project Management
2 373 (31.40%) PRINCE2
3 275 (23.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 252 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (12.54%) Migration
6 93 (7.83%) Change Management
7 79 (6.65%) ITIL
8 73 (6.14%) Scrum
9 72 (6.06%) Waterfall
10 62 (5.22%) Project Planning
11 60 (5.05%) Risk Management
12 51 (4.29%) SDLC
13 49 (4.12%) Programme Management
14 45 (3.79%) Matrix Organization
15 42 (3.54%) Supplier Management
16 39 (3.28%) E-Commerce
17 35 (2.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 34 (2.86%) ITIL V3
19 32 (2.69%) Project Governance
20 31 (2.61%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (1.35%) Java
2 13 (1.09%) SQL
3 12 (1.01%) C
4 5 (0.42%) PHP
5 4 (0.34%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.084%) C++
6 1 (0.084%) COBOL
6 1 (0.084%) R
6 1 (0.084%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 95 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 88 (7.41%) PMP
4 81 (6.82%) PMI Certification
5 78 (6.57%) Degree
6 73 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 53 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (2.53%) APMP
9 11 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.42%) ISEB
12 4 (0.34%) CAPM
12 4 (0.34%) CISSP
13 3 (0.25%) CCNA
13 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.17%) HND
14 2 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.44%) QA
2 11 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.42%) ISO27002
3 5 (0.42%) SLA
4 4 (0.34%) GMP
4 4 (0.34%) PMBOK
4 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.25%) MiFID
5 3 (0.25%) NEBOSH
6 2 (0.17%) GxP
7 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.084%) EMIR
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.084%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.34%) Firmware
5 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.084%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (0.93%) SCCM
2 5 (0.42%) AirWatch
2 5 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.17%) QRadar
5 1 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 149 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.13%) SAP
3 39 (3.28%) Oracle
4 28 (2.36%) Cisco
5 26 (2.19%) Remedy
6 22 (1.85%) Ericsson
7 16 (1.35%) VMware
8 13 (1.09%) Avaya
8 13 (1.09%) IBM
9 12 (1.01%) HP
10 10 (0.84%) Citrix
11 9 (0.76%) iManage
11 9 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.67%) F5
13 6 (0.51%) Concur
13 6 (0.51%) Google
14 5 (0.42%) NEC
15 4 (0.34%) CheckPoint
15 4 (0.34%) Fujitsu
15 4 (0.34%) ServiceNow
South East
RP International
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £401 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £575 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Experis IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £150 - £165 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Premier IT
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago