The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 905 840 877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.86% 9.92% 8.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.73% 10.70% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 546 523
Average daily rate
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£415 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 12
Average hourly rate £26.98 £25.93 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.75 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8433 7851 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.74% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 4045 4124
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 547 641
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Project Manager
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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 +13 317 £408 -4.11% 37
Hampshire -8 155 £435 -3.33% 22
Buckinghamshire -1 144 £413 - 16
Surrey -9 93 £450 +5.88% 19
Oxfordshire 0 65 £375 -6.25% 16
West Sussex -15 34 £365 -2.66% 15
East Sussex -1 31 £396 +2.72% 6
Kent +2 22 £363 -3.33% 10
Middlesex -4 13 £487 +14.58% 3
Thames Valley +3 1 - -
M4 Corridor -2 1 - -
Sussex - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 915 (50.41%) Project Management
2 621 (34.21%) PRINCE2
3 486 (26.78%) Finance
4 428 (23.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 279 (15.37%) Telecoms
6 180 (9.92%) MS Project
7 158 (8.71%) PMI Certification
8 152 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 139 (7.66%) Migration
10 125 (6.89%) Retail
10 125 (6.89%) PMP
11 124 (6.83%) Microsoft
12 122 (6.72%) Change Management
13 120 (6.61%) Project Planning
14 119 (6.56%) Oracle
15 118 (6.50%) Security Cleared
16 114 (6.28%) Windows
17 112 (6.17%) SAP
18 109 (6.01%) Risk Management
19 103 (5.67%) CRM
20 102 (5.62%) PRINCE
21 97 (5.34%) MS Excel
22 95 (5.23%) ITIL
23 89 (4.90%) SC Cleared
23 89 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 84 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
25 83 (4.57%) Degree
26 80 (4.41%) Banking
27 78 (4.30%) E-Commerce
28 73 (4.02%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 56 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.21%) CMS
3 11 (0.61%) WebSphere
3 11 (0.61%) Drupal
3 11 (0.61%) Lync
4 10 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.39%) Documentum
5 7 (0.39%) IBM Notes
5 7 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.28%) FileNet
7 4 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.17%) Confluence
8 3 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.11%) IIS
9 2 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 180 (9.92%) MS Project
2 97 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 64 (3.53%) MS Office
4 27 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.11%) Maya
9 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.055%) SPSS
9 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
1 15 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.28%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.11%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.11%) Agresso
8 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.99%) SaaS
2 9 (0.50%) Office 365
3 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.15%) WAN
2 35 (1.93%) LAN
3 30 (1.65%) Internet
4 24 (1.32%) VoIP
5 19 (1.05%) SAN
6 18 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (0.94%) Firewall
8 15 (0.83%) MPLS
8 15 (0.83%) Intranet
9 14 (0.77%) 4G
9 14 (0.77%) MVNO
10 13 (0.72%) ATM
10 13 (0.72%) Broadband
10 13 (0.72%) 3G
11 11 (0.61%) Ethernet
12 9 (0.50%) Wireless
12 9 (0.50%) 2G
13 8 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
13 8 (0.44%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.39%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (0.88%) SQL Server
3 13 (0.72%) DataStage
4 12 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (0.44%) SAP BW
6 6 (0.33%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.22%) Big Data
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.17%) PowerCenter
8 3 (0.17%) DTS
8 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.17%) SAP BI
8 3 (0.17%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.11%) QlikView
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.28%) JIRA
2 4 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.055%) MSI
5 1 (0.055%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.055%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.055%) Ant
5 1 (0.055%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.055%) Toad
General
1 486 (26.78%) Finance
2 279 (15.37%) Telecoms
3 125 (6.89%) Retail
4 80 (4.41%) Banking
5 73 (4.02%) Marketing
6 43 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 42 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 38 (2.09%) Spanish Language
9 28 (1.54%) Billing
10 21 (1.16%) Back Office
11 20 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 20 (1.10%) Publishing
12 19 (1.05%) Legal
12 19 (1.05%) French Language
13 18 (0.99%) German Language
13 18 (0.99%) Automotive
14 17 (0.94%) Electronics
15 15 (0.83%) Italian Language
16 14 (0.77%) Advertising
17 9 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.48%) .NET
2 23 (1.27%) HTML
3 12 (0.66%) Web Services
4 8 (0.44%) J2EE
5 7 (0.39%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.39%) CSS
5 7 (0.39%) JSP
6 6 (0.33%) ATL
7 4 (0.22%) Middleware
7 4 (0.22%) HTML5
8 3 (0.17%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.17%) XML
9 2 (0.11%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.11%) jQuery
9 2 (0.11%) LAMP
10 1 (0.055%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.055%) Lucene
10 1 (0.055%) XMPP
10 1 (0.055%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.055%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 52 (2.87%) PMI
2 38 (2.09%) NHS
3 25 (1.38%) Mobile App
4 23 (1.27%) FMCG
5 18 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 16 (0.88%) DTV
6 16 (0.88%) Economics
7 12 (0.66%) Social Media
8 10 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (0.55%) iSeries
8 10 (0.55%) E-Learning
9 9 (0.50%) EPoS
9 9 (0.50%) Smart Meter
10 8 (0.44%) Open Source
10 8 (0.44%) Informatics
11 7 (0.39%) Life Science
11 7 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.33%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.33%) Chemistry
12 6 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 114 (6.28%) Windows
2 60 (3.31%) Windows 7
3 26 (1.43%) UNIX
4 13 (0.72%) Windows XP
5 9 (0.50%) Linux
6 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (0.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.17%) Android
9 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.11%) AIX
9 2 (0.11%) Solaris
10 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.055%) VMS
10 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 915 (50.41%) Project Management
2 621 (34.21%) PRINCE2
3 428 (23.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 139 (7.66%) Migration
5 122 (6.72%) Change Management
6 120 (6.61%) Project Planning
7 109 (6.01%) Risk Management
8 103 (5.67%) CRM
9 102 (5.62%) PRINCE
10 95 (5.23%) ITIL
11 84 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
12 78 (4.30%) E-Commerce
13 72 (3.97%) Scrum
14 69 (3.80%) Supplier Management
15 64 (3.53%) Programme Management
16 61 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
17 58 (3.20%) Change Control
18 56 (3.09%) Business Analysis
19 47 (2.59%) Service Delivery
20 43 (2.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (2.20%) SQL
2 28 (1.54%) Java
3 20 (1.10%) C
4 12 (0.66%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.44%) C#
6 4 (0.22%) PHP
6 4 (0.22%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.22%) RPG
7 3 (0.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.11%) C++
8 2 (0.11%) VBA
8 2 (0.11%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.055%) VB
Qualifications
1 158 (8.71%) PMI Certification
2 152 (8.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 125 (6.89%) PMP
4 118 (6.50%) Security Cleared
5 89 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 89 (4.90%) SC Cleared
6 83 (4.57%) Degree
7 29 (1.60%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.38%) APMP
9 14 (0.77%) ISEB
10 13 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.50%) HND
12 8 (0.44%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.39%) HNC
13 7 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.22%) CCNP
15 4 (0.22%) CCNA
15 4 (0.22%) MAPM
15 4 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.21%) QA
2 18 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.77%) SLA
4 12 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.17%) GMP
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.055%) FATCA
9 1 (0.055%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.055%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.055%) GxP
9 1 (0.055%) COBIT
9 1 (0.055%) Basel II
System Software
1 19 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.17%) XenApp
5 2 (0.11%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.055%) Snort
6 1 (0.055%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (0.99%) SCCM
2 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.22%) SCOM
4 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.055%) Netcool
Vendors
1 124 (6.83%) Microsoft
2 119 (6.56%) Oracle
3 112 (6.17%) SAP
4 40 (2.20%) Citrix
5 38 (2.09%) VMware
6 35 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (1.87%) Cisco
8 27 (1.49%) Metastorm
9 15 (0.83%) Cognos
10 14 (0.77%) Avaya
11 13 (0.72%) HP
12 12 (0.66%) EMC
13 11 (0.61%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.55%) IBM
15 8 (0.44%) Business Objects
15 8 (0.44%) Lotus
15 8 (0.44%) Planview
16 7 (0.39%) BT
17 6 (0.33%) JD Edwards
17 6 (0.33%) Open Text
Hampshire
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Pharma Division
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
FT Select
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Dorking, Surrey
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