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 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 20 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 614 928 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.37% 9.39% 8.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 9.92% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 623 535
Median daily rate £440 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £50.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +85.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £28.54 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.20 £64.64 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.79% +19.31%
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
7813 9355 8723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.76% 94.71% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4742 5626 4826
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 435 463
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -17 120 £450 +4.04% 20
Hampshire -14 117 £400 +0.39% 11
Surrey +5 103 £500 +11.11% 9
West Sussex +9 76 £425 - 7
Buckinghamshire -13 72 £425 +2.40% 6
Kent +22 44 £450 +5.88%
Oxfordshire -34 27 £450 +11.11% 4
East Sussex +7 23 £353 -7.40% 3
Middlesex -5 15 £450 +2.27% 1
Sussex -3 1 £500 -
Home Counties - 1 £440 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 652 (51.54%) Project Management
2 389 (30.75%) PRINCE2
3 349 (27.59%) Finance
4 299 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 296 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 148 (11.70%) Migration
7 142 (11.23%) Microsoft
8 113 (8.93%) Security Cleared
9 109 (8.62%) Telecoms
10 95 (7.51%) MS Project
11 93 (7.35%) SC Cleared
12 90 (7.11%) MS Excel
13 85 (6.72%) Data Centre
14 82 (6.48%) Degree
15 81 (6.40%) Change Management
16 78 (6.17%) Scrum
16 78 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 77 (6.09%) ITIL
17 77 (6.09%) Waterfall
18 76 (6.01%) PMP
19 75 (5.93%) Project Planning
20 73 (5.77%) PMI Certification
21 72 (5.69%) Banking
22 70 (5.53%) Retail
23 69 (5.45%) SAP
24 61 (4.82%) Risk Management
25 59 (4.66%) Programme Management
26 57 (4.51%) Oracle
26 57 (4.51%) Windows
27 56 (4.43%) MS Office

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 43 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.50%) CMS
3 13 (1.03%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.87%) Confluence
5 8 (0.63%) MS Project Server
6 7 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.47%) Drupal
7 6 (0.47%) IIS
8 5 (0.40%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.24%) SAS
10 2 (0.16%) SAP EP
11 1 (0.079%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.079%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.079%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.079%) Moodle
11 1 (0.079%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.079%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.079%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.079%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (7.51%) MS Project
2 90 (7.11%) MS Excel
3 56 (4.43%) MS Office
4 20 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.40%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.24%) Open Workbench
9 2 (0.16%) SPSS
10 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (0.55%) Oracle FAH
2 7 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.47%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.32%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.32%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.24%) Primavera
6 3 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.16%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.40%) Office 365
2 38 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.40%) SaaS
5 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.24%) Slack
6 2 (0.16%) Taleo
7 1 (0.079%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.079%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.079%) IaaS
7 1 (0.079%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.079%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.45%) WAN
2 30 (2.37%) LAN
3 28 (2.21%) Internet
4 20 (1.58%) Firewall
4 20 (1.58%) Wireless
5 16 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (1.11%) MPLS
7 13 (1.03%) Network Security
7 13 (1.03%) VPN
8 12 (0.95%) SAN
9 11 (0.87%) Intranet
9 11 (0.87%) SDH
9 11 (0.87%) Skype
10 9 (0.71%) DNS
10 9 (0.71%) VoIP
11 8 (0.63%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.63%) NetScaler
12 7 (0.55%) Extranet
12 7 (0.55%) Wireless Security
13 6 (0.47%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.79%) Big Data
2 10 (0.79%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.63%) SAP HANA
4 6 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.24%) DB2
6 3 (0.24%) GIS
6 3 (0.24%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.16%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.16%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.16%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.079%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.079%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (1.74%) JIRA
2 4 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.079%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.079%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.079%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio
General
1 349 (27.59%) Finance
2 109 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 72 (5.69%) Banking
4 70 (5.53%) Retail
5 34 (2.69%) Marketing
6 22 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.26%) Legal
8 15 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (1.03%) Billing
10 11 (0.87%) Back Office
11 10 (0.79%) Automotive
12 9 (0.71%) Advertising
12 9 (0.71%) Law
13 8 (0.63%) Electronics
14 7 (0.55%) Publishing
15 5 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.32%) Local Government
17 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.24%) Front Office
18 2 (0.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.19%) Web Services
2 12 (0.95%) Middleware
3 8 (0.63%) .NET
3 8 (0.63%) HTML
4 5 (0.40%) Velocity
5 4 (0.32%) CSS
5 4 (0.32%) jQuery
6 3 (0.24%) JSP
6 3 (0.24%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.16%) J2EE
7 2 (0.16%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.16%) SOAP
7 2 (0.16%) XML
8 1 (0.079%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.079%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.079%) HTML5
8 1 (0.079%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (0.079%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (6.72%) Data Centre
2 52 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.13%) User Experience
4 24 (1.90%) NHS
5 23 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 23 (1.82%) PMI
6 20 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.19%) Economics
7 15 (1.19%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.11%) FMCG
8 14 (1.11%) Smart Meter
9 12 (0.95%) Mainframe
10 10 (0.79%) Cryptography
10 10 (0.79%) PKI
11 9 (0.71%) Computer Science
12 8 (0.63%) Learning Management System
12 8 (0.63%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.47%) Contactless
15 5 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 57 (4.51%) Windows
2 17 (1.34%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.19%) Linux
4 12 (0.95%) Windows 7
5 11 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.63%) Unix
7 7 (0.55%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.40%) Android
9 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.24%) AIX
10 3 (0.24%) Solaris
10 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.24%) zOS
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.079%) CentOS
12 1 (0.079%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (51.54%) Project Management
2 389 (30.75%) PRINCE2
3 299 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
4 296 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 148 (11.70%) Migration
6 81 (6.40%) Change Management
7 78 (6.17%) Scrum
8 77 (6.09%) ITIL
8 77 (6.09%) Waterfall
9 75 (5.93%) Project Planning
10 61 (4.82%) Risk Management
11 59 (4.66%) Programme Management
12 52 (4.11%) E-Commerce
12 52 (4.11%) SDLC
13 48 (3.79%) Business Analysis
14 46 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 43 (3.40%) CRM
16 42 (3.32%) ERP
17 40 (3.16%) Project Governance
18 38 (3.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (1.42%) Java
2 16 (1.26%) SQL
3 6 (0.47%) C
3 6 (0.47%) PHP
4 3 (0.24%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.079%) C++
5 1 (0.079%) COBOL
5 1 (0.079%) Perl
5 1 (0.079%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 93 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 82 (6.48%) Degree
4 78 (6.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 76 (6.01%) PMP
6 73 (5.77%) PMI Certification
7 54 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 25 (1.98%) APMP
9 14 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 13 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.47%) ISEB
13 5 (0.40%) CISSP
13 5 (0.40%) CITP
14 4 (0.32%) CCNA
14 4 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
15 3 (0.24%) CAPM
16 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 1 (0.079%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.13%) QA
2 21 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.95%) MiFID
4 8 (0.63%) FATCA
5 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.40%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.32%) SLA
7 4 (0.32%) UCITS
8 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.24%) NEBOSH
8 3 (0.24%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.16%) GxP
10 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.079%) EMIR
10 1 (0.079%) GAMP
10 1 (0.079%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.079%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (0.32%) Firmware
5 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.16%) XenApp
5 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.63%) SCCM
2 3 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.24%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.16%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.16%) QRadar
4 1 (0.079%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.079%) SCOM
4 1 (0.079%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 69 (5.45%) SAP
3 57 (4.51%) Oracle
4 32 (2.53%) Cisco
5 19 (1.50%) Citrix
6 15 (1.19%) Avaya
6 15 (1.19%) VMware
7 12 (0.95%) IBM
7 12 (0.95%) Remedy
8 11 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 11 (0.87%) F5
9 10 (0.79%) Concur
10 9 (0.71%) iManage
11 8 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.47%) Amdocs
12 6 (0.47%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.47%) HP
13 5 (0.40%) Blue Coat
13 5 (0.40%) Google
13 5 (0.40%) IronPort
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £600 daily rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Rate: From £30,388 to £34,728 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Thornton Gregory
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £170.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £33,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Seven Principles AG
Rate: £425 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago