The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 11 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 823 847 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.87% 9.70% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.64% 10.44% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 571 516
Average daily rate
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£415 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £314 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 10
Average hourly rate £26.98 £37.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +52.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.85 £22.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 225 £386 -9.11% 33
Hampshire +1 176 £425 - 27
Buckinghamshire +2 121 £413 -2.94% 11
Surrey -9 101 £425 - 41
Oxfordshire +4 68 £419 +4.68% 14
East Sussex -9 35 £375 +0.26% 7
West Sussex -6 33 £405 +12.50% 12
Kent 0 31 £475 +15.15% 17
Middlesex +3 18 £475 +8.57% 4
M4 Corridor 0 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Project Manager
England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 889 (51.36%) Project Management
2 595 (34.37%) PRINCE2
3 455 (26.29%) Finance
4 392 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 267 (15.42%) Telecoms
6 206 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
7 189 (10.92%) MS Project
8 157 (9.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 149 (8.61%) PMI Certification
10 146 (8.43%) Security Cleared
11 145 (8.38%) Microsoft
12 136 (7.86%) Change Management
13 132 (7.63%) Project Planning
14 126 (7.28%) Migration
15 124 (7.16%) PMP
16 122 (7.05%) Retail
17 120 (6.93%) SC Cleared
18 110 (6.35%) Windows
19 109 (6.30%) PRINCE
20 108 (6.24%) Risk Management
21 105 (6.07%) Oracle
22 104 (6.01%) CRM
23 103 (5.95%) MS Excel
24 99 (5.72%) SAP
25 92 (5.31%) Degree
25 92 (5.31%) ITIL
26 87 (5.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
26 87 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
27 86 (4.97%) E-Commerce
28 78 (4.51%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 55 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.44%) CMS
3 13 (0.75%) Drupal
4 11 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 10 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (0.58%) Lync
6 7 (0.40%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.40%) IBM Notes
6 7 (0.40%) Documentum
7 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.35%) FileNet
7 6 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.23%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.23%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.17%) IIS
9 3 (0.17%) WordPress
9 3 (0.17%) Confluence
10 2 (0.12%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.12%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 189 (10.92%) MS Project
2 103 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 62 (3.58%) MS Office
4 36 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.35%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.12%) Maya
8 1 (0.058%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
6 5 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.12%) Demantra
8 2 (0.12%) SAP GRC
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.058%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.87%) SaaS
2 11 (0.64%) Office 365
3 7 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.12%) IaaS
4 2 (0.12%) PaaS
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.058%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.31%) WAN
2 34 (1.96%) Internet
3 32 (1.85%) LAN
4 20 (1.16%) Firewall
5 19 (1.10%) VoIP
6 18 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (0.98%) Intranet
7 17 (0.98%) 4G
8 16 (0.92%) 3G
9 13 (0.75%) SAN
9 13 (0.75%) MPLS
10 12 (0.69%) Wireless
10 12 (0.69%) ATM
11 11 (0.64%) MVNO
12 10 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
13 9 (0.52%) SDH
13 9 (0.52%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.46%) 2G
14 8 (0.46%) Broadband
15 7 (0.40%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (0.75%) SQL Server
3 10 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (0.46%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.23%) Big Data
6 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.23%) PowerCenter
7 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.12%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.058%) MS Access
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.058%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.058%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.058%) EDMS
9 1 (0.058%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.058%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.23%) JIRA
2 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.12%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.058%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.058%) Toad
4 1 (0.058%) MSI
4 1 (0.058%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.058%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.058%) Oracle APEX
General
1 455 (26.29%) Finance
2 267 (15.42%) Telecoms
3 122 (7.05%) Retail
4 78 (4.51%) Banking
5 53 (3.06%) Marketing
6 38 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 37 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.14%) Billing
8 24 (1.39%) Legal
9 19 (1.10%) Electronics
9 19 (1.10%) Spanish Language
10 18 (1.04%) Back Office
11 17 (0.98%) Publishing
12 14 (0.81%) Automotive
13 13 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.64%) Advertising
14 11 (0.64%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.46%) Local Government
15 8 (0.46%) German Language
16 7 (0.40%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (1.50%) .NET
2 18 (1.04%) HTML
3 12 (0.69%) Web Services
4 7 (0.40%) J2EE
5 6 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.29%) JSP
7 4 (0.23%) HTML5
7 4 (0.23%) Middleware
7 4 (0.23%) CSS
8 3 (0.17%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.12%) jQuery
9 2 (0.12%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.12%) LAMP
9 2 (0.12%) XML
10 1 (0.058%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.058%) XHTML
10 1 (0.058%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.058%) XMPP
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 87 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.43%) PMI
3 34 (1.96%) NHS
4 22 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 20 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 17 (0.98%) Economics
7 16 (0.92%) FMCG
7 16 (0.92%) DTV
8 13 (0.75%) User Experience
9 12 (0.69%) Social Media
10 10 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.58%) Smart Meter
11 9 (0.52%) E-Learning
11 9 (0.52%) EPoS
12 8 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.40%) iSeries
13 7 (0.40%) Open Source
14 6 (0.35%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.35%) Thin Client
15 5 (0.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 110 (6.35%) Windows
2 53 (3.06%) Windows 7
3 22 (1.27%) UNIX
4 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (0.58%) Linux
5 10 (0.58%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.12%) Android
9 2 (0.12%) AIX
9 2 (0.12%) Windows NT
9 2 (0.12%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.058%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (51.36%) Project Management
2 595 (34.37%) PRINCE2
3 392 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 206 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (7.86%) Change Management
6 132 (7.63%) Project Planning
7 126 (7.28%) Migration
8 109 (6.30%) PRINCE
9 108 (6.24%) Risk Management
10 104 (6.01%) CRM
11 92 (5.31%) ITIL
12 86 (4.97%) E-Commerce
13 78 (4.51%) Programme Management
14 71 (4.10%) Supplier Management
15 59 (3.41%) Scrum
16 57 (3.29%) Service Delivery
17 52 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
18 51 (2.95%) Business Analysis
19 50 (2.89%) Waterfall
20 46 (2.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 36 (2.08%) SQL
2 26 (1.50%) Java
3 15 (0.87%) C
4 8 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.29%) PHP
6 3 (0.17%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.17%) C#
7 2 (0.12%) C++
8 1 (0.058%) VB
8 1 (0.058%) VBA
8 1 (0.058%) Ruby
8 1 (0.058%) R
Qualifications
1 157 (9.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 149 (8.61%) PMI Certification
3 146 (8.43%) Security Cleared
4 124 (7.16%) PMP
5 120 (6.93%) SC Cleared
6 92 (5.31%) Degree
7 87 (5.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 26 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.92%) APMP
10 13 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (0.75%) HND
11 11 (0.64%) ISEB
11 11 (0.64%) HNC
12 7 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (0.35%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.35%) CCNA
14 5 (0.29%) CCNP
14 5 (0.29%) MAPM
15 4 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.27%) QA
2 16 (0.92%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.87%) SLA
4 13 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.17%) GMP
6 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.058%) GxP
8 1 (0.058%) BS15000
8 1 (0.058%) COBIT
8 1 (0.058%) MiFID
8 1 (0.058%) P3O
8 1 (0.058%) UCITS
System Software
1 16 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.17%) XenApp
4 2 (0.12%) vSphere
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.058%) Snort
5 1 (0.058%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (0.75%) SCCM
2 5 (0.29%) SCOM
2 5 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.058%) Netcool
Vendors
1 145 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 105 (6.07%) Oracle
3 99 (5.72%) SAP
4 32 (1.85%) VMware
4 32 (1.85%) Cisco
5 31 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (1.73%) Citrix
7 15 (0.87%) Metastorm
8 14 (0.81%) Avaya
9 12 (0.69%) CheckPoint
9 12 (0.69%) HP
10 11 (0.64%) EMC
11 9 (0.52%) IBM
12 8 (0.46%) Lotus
12 8 (0.46%) Amdocs
13 6 (0.35%) Open Text
13 6 (0.35%) Remedy
13 6 (0.35%) Genesys
13 6 (0.35%) Cognos
13 6 (0.35%) Siebel
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £310 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ITF Solutions
Rate: £160 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £55000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £300 - £450 per hour + excellent market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £460 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Red Commerce
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £520 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
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