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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
England / South East
Rank 19 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 553 738 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.29% 8.47% 10.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.78% 8.96% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 535 640
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Median hourly rate £27.25 £61.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.69% +78.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £38.00 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £62.30 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -12.50%

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
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -2 143 £450 +5.88% 10
Hampshire -1 123 £395 -7.05% 16
Surrey -16 56 £440 +1.73% 13
Oxfordshire +8 51 £475 -2.56% 10
Buckinghamshire -21 46 £450 +8.43% 5
West Sussex -12 38 £465 +9.41% 8
Kent +9 35 £481 +1.31% 1
East Sussex +8 18 £365 +40.65% 6
Middlesex +4 8 £484 +7.55% 2
Home Counties +3 7 £375 -
Sussex -1 1 £475 +58.33%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 593 (52.29%) Project Management
2 409 (36.07%) PRINCE2
3 303 (26.72%) Finance
4 265 (23.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 204 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (14.73%) Microsoft
7 145 (12.79%) Migration
8 143 (12.61%) Telecoms
9 127 (11.20%) MS Project
10 121 (10.67%) MS Excel
11 116 (10.23%) Security Cleared
12 114 (10.05%) PMP
13 108 (9.52%) ITIL
14 107 (9.44%) PMI Certification
15 99 (8.73%) SC Cleared
16 96 (8.47%) Change Management
17 93 (8.20%) Data Centre
18 75 (6.61%) Management Information System
18 75 (6.61%) MS Office
19 72 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 67 (5.91%) PMO
21 65 (5.73%) Waterfall
22 63 (5.56%) Scrum
22 63 (5.56%) Risk Management
23 62 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (5.20%) Degree
25 58 (5.11%) Project Planning
26 57 (5.03%) ITIL V3
27 56 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 56 (4.94%) SAP

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 30 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.68%) CMS
3 15 (1.32%) Confluence
4 8 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.62%) MS Project Server
6 6 (0.53%) IIS
6 6 (0.53%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.26%) Documentum
9 2 (0.18%) Drupal
9 2 (0.18%) SAS
9 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.088%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.088%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.088%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.088%) SAP EP
10 1 (0.088%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.088%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.088%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.088%) Umbraco
Applications
1 127 (11.20%) MS Project
2 121 (10.67%) MS Excel
3 75 (6.61%) MS Office
4 25 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.088%) Maya
9 1 (0.088%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (0.97%) Maximo
2 8 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.44%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.088%) Primavera
8 1 (0.088%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.088%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.44%) Office 365
2 28 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (0.53%) IaaS
6 5 (0.44%) SaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.18%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (0.18%) Veeva
9 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.088%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.088%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.088%) PaaS
9 1 (0.088%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
2 39 (3.44%) WAN
3 37 (3.26%) LTE
4 34 (3.00%) VoLTE
5 32 (2.82%) LAN
6 25 (2.20%) VoIP
7 18 (1.59%) Firewall
8 14 (1.23%) Internet
8 14 (1.23%) SAN
9 9 (0.79%) DWDM
9 9 (0.79%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.79%) SDH
10 8 (0.71%) Unified Communications
10 8 (0.71%) Wireless
11 7 (0.62%) Network Security
12 6 (0.53%) MPLS
13 5 (0.44%) ATM
13 5 (0.44%) MGW
13 5 (0.44%) VPN
14 4 (0.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (0.88%) Big Data
2 8 (0.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.53%) DB2
4 6 (0.53%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.35%) GIS
7 3 (0.26%) Power BI
8 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.18%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.088%) EDMS
9 1 (0.088%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.088%) MS Access
9 1 (0.088%) OLAP
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.088%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.088%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.088%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (0.088%) JIRA Agile
General
1 303 (26.72%) Finance
2 143 (12.61%) Telecoms
3 45 (3.97%) Banking
4 42 (3.70%) Retail
5 41 (3.62%) Marketing
6 28 (2.47%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 26 (2.29%) Legal
9 22 (1.94%) Publishing
10 19 (1.68%) Billing
11 10 (0.88%) Automotive
12 9 (0.79%) Electronics
12 9 (0.79%) German Language
13 6 (0.53%) Back Office
14 5 (0.44%) French Language
15 4 (0.35%) Advertising
15 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.35%) Law
15 4 (0.35%) Local Government
16 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.53%) .NET
2 5 (0.44%) HTML
2 5 (0.44%) jQuery
2 5 (0.44%) Web Services
3 4 (0.35%) CSS
4 3 (0.26%) Mason
5 2 (0.18%) Ajax
5 2 (0.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.18%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.18%) HTML5
5 2 (0.18%) Ionic Framework
5 2 (0.18%) JSON
5 2 (0.18%) Middleware
5 2 (0.18%) WSDL
5 2 (0.18%) XHTML
5 2 (0.18%) XSD
6 1 (0.088%) EDI
6 1 (0.088%) JSP
6 1 (0.088%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 75 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 62 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (4.23%) PMI
5 21 (1.85%) NHS
6 19 (1.68%) Virtual Team
7 14 (1.23%) User Experience
8 12 (1.06%) Smart Meter
9 11 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.71%) FMCG
11 7 (0.62%) CCTV
11 7 (0.62%) Life Science
11 7 (0.62%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.53%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.44%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.35%) Computer Science
14 4 (0.35%) Learning Management System
14 4 (0.35%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.35%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 42 (3.70%) Windows
2 21 (1.85%) Linux
3 15 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 10 (0.88%) Solaris
4 10 (0.88%) Unix
5 7 (0.62%) AIX
5 7 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.53%) VMS
7 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.35%) zOS
8 3 (0.26%) Android
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (52.29%) Project Management
2 409 (36.07%) PRINCE2
3 265 (23.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 204 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (12.79%) Migration
6 108 (9.52%) ITIL
7 96 (8.47%) Change Management
8 65 (5.73%) Waterfall
9 63 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 63 (5.56%) Scrum
10 58 (5.11%) Project Planning
11 57 (5.03%) ITIL V3
12 52 (4.59%) Matrix Organization
13 46 (4.06%) SDLC
13 46 (4.06%) Supplier Management
14 43 (3.79%) Programme Management
15 40 (3.53%) PRINCE
16 39 (3.44%) Project Governance
17 30 (2.65%) Logistics
18 29 (2.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (1.76%) C
2 17 (1.50%) SQL
3 13 (1.15%) Java
4 3 (0.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.26%) PHP
5 2 (0.18%) VB
6 1 (0.088%) ABAP
6 1 (0.088%) R
Qualifications
1 116 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 114 (10.05%) PMP
3 107 (9.44%) PMI Certification
4 99 (8.73%) SC Cleared
5 72 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 59 (5.20%) Degree
7 56 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 40 (3.53%) APMP
9 13 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.53%) ISEB
12 4 (0.35%) CAPM
12 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.26%) HND
13 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.18%) CCNA
14 2 (0.18%) CCNP
14 2 (0.18%) MBA
15 1 (0.088%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.91%) PMO
2 49 (4.32%) QA
3 8 (0.71%) PMBOK
4 7 (0.62%) SLA
5 5 (0.44%) GMP
6 4 (0.35%) GDPR
6 4 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.26%) GxP
8 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.088%) IFRS
9 1 (0.088%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.35%) Firmware
4 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.088%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.088%) vCloud
6 1 (0.088%) Xen
6 1 (0.088%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (1.50%) SCCM
2 9 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.44%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.35%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.088%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.088%) vRealize
Vendors
1 167 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.94%) SAP
3 54 (4.76%) Remedy
4 49 (4.32%) Oracle
5 35 (3.09%) Ericsson
6 31 (2.73%) Cisco
7 17 (1.50%) VMware
8 13 (1.15%) HP
8 13 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.79%) IBM
9 9 (0.79%) Workday
10 7 (0.62%) Citrix
11 6 (0.53%) Blue Coat
11 6 (0.53%) F5
12 5 (0.44%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.35%) EMC
13 4 (0.35%) NEC
13 4 (0.35%) Sage
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rate DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
Forest Row, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £380 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
FDM Group
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £225 to £300 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Rate: £33,568 - £53,173
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £255 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago