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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 19 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 13 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.13% 7.20% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.13% 10.67% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £425 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -6.75%
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
160 178 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.47% 67.42% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 137 98
Average daily rate £468 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.90% +140.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.50 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 0 11 £375 -18.91% 2
Haverhill - 1 £450 -
Project Management
East of England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) UML
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.11%) EDMS
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) MCPD

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.11%) Documentum
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) EDMS
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Architect
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Product Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 3 (16.67%) UML
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Document Management
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MCPD
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (5.56%) Lotus