The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 21 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.63% 7.01% 12.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.47% 9.65% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 22
Average daily rate
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£313 £450 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £342 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £550 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.24 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -12.70%
Project Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
128 114 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 66.32% 72.61% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 83 99
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.90% +102.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £112.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
Ipswich -1 7 £313 -37.50%
Lowestoft - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) Reference Data
5 3 (12.00%) Document Management
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.00%) Transition Management
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.00%) CRISC
6 2 (8.00%) CISSP
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 2 (8.00%) EDMS
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) Active Directory

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) EDMS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Transition Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (8.00%) ICT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) UML
3 3 (12.00%) SOA
3 3 (12.00%) Document Management
3 3 (12.00%) Transition Management
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Test Management
5 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CISA
3 2 (8.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) GIAC
3 2 (8.00%) HND
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) CRISC
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) MCPD
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Intel
2 1 (4.00%) VMware