The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 23 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 18 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.14% 6.41% 5.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.94% 9.28% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 9
Average daily rate £300 £360 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £158 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 237 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 51.71% 69.10% 54.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 144 71
Average daily rate £300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 6
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% +13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.93 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
Yorkshire

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the South Yorkshire region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the South Yorkshire region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 7 £300 -14.28% 4
Doncaster +2 4 £278 -44.50% 2
Rotherham - 2 £350 -
Barnsley - 1 £213 -
Project Management
Yorkshire

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management.

1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) Banking
4 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (15.00%) SQL
5 8 (13.33%) HTML
5 8 (13.33%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) MySQL
5 8 (13.33%) SOAP
5 8 (13.33%) CSS
5 8 (13.33%) Web Services
5 8 (13.33%) XML
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
5 8 (13.33%) FATCA
6 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
6 7 (11.67%) XSD
6 7 (11.67%) JSP
6 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (11.67%) SOA
7 6 (10.00%) JBoss
7 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (10.00%) WML
7 6 (10.00%) J2EE
7 6 (10.00%) Servlets
7 6 (10.00%) JDBC
7 6 (10.00%) XSL
7 6 (10.00%) Struts
7 6 (10.00%) Hibernate

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Project Management also 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 that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) DHCP
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) MS Access
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) InstallShield
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 3 (5.00%) Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Architect
5 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.33%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.33%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) HTML
1 8 (13.33%) SOAP
1 8 (13.33%) CSS
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
1 8 (13.33%) XML
2 7 (11.67%) XSD
2 7 (11.67%) JSP
3 6 (10.00%) WML
3 6 (10.00%) J2EE
3 6 (10.00%) Servlets
3 6 (10.00%) JDBC
3 6 (10.00%) XSL
3 6 (10.00%) Struts
3 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.00%) Spring
3 6 (10.00%) XHTML
3 6 (10.00%) JAX-WS
3 6 (10.00%) REST
4 3 (5.00%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) NHS
2 4 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.00%) Informatics
4 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.67%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) PRINCE2
2 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (13.33%) Scrum
4 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
4 7 (11.67%) SOA
5 6 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (10.00%) JVM Tuning
5 6 (10.00%) Change Control
6 4 (6.67%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.67%) Migration
6 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MCITP
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.67%) NCDA
2 1 (1.67%) NCIE
2 1 (1.67%) VCAP
2 1 (1.67%) CCEE
2 1 (1.67%) CCIA
2 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCSE
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) FATCA
2 5 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) COBIT
3 1 (1.67%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) XenApp
2 1 (1.67%) XenServer
2 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Lagan
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) NetApp
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Business Objects