Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 29 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 113 43 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.48% 5.44% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.06% 6.71% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 22 36
10th Percentile £258 £216 £244
25th Percentile £372 £313 £344
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £473 £414 £456
Median % change year-on-year +14.20% -9.32% +14.06%
75th Percentile £561 £564 £505
90th Percentile £627 £645 £625
England median daily rate £500 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
10th Percentile £26.78 £29.14 £16.20
25th Percentile £27.56 £32.15 £16.28
Median hourly rate £30.25 £37.98 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.34% +130.15% +7.35%
75th Percentile £33.06 £43.00 -
90th Percentile £33.93 £45.53 £23.50
England median hourly rate £44.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +61.82% - +0.92%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,247 641 1,399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.58% 81.14% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 395 775
10th Percentile £210 £221 £238
25th Percentile £345 £321 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
75th Percentile £515 £486 £488
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 27 87
10th Percentile £8.97 £9.31 £10.83
25th Percentile £9.75 £11.07 £11.61
Median hourly rate £15.19 £16.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -5.06% -1.23% +8.43%
75th Percentile £20.00 £37.04 £21.75
90th Percentile £35.55 £47.50 £46.44
England median hourly rate £25.40 £26.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -5.80% +31.51% -5.79%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the East Midlands

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Management in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Project Management in the East Midlands

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Management in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Project Management in the East Midlands

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Management in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Project Management in the East Midlands

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Northamptonshire +7 38 £473 -27.31% 13
Nottinghamshire -6 28 £550 +33.33% 17
Derbyshire +3 22 £400 -1.54% 3
Leicestershire -1 10 £425 +3.03% 11
Lincolnshire -8 3 £350 +31.46% 5
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 53 (46.90%) Finance
2 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (30.97%) Social Skills
4 22 (19.47%) PRINCE2
5 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
5 20 (17.70%) Migration
6 19 (16.81%) Project Delivery
7 14 (12.39%) Change Management
7 14 (12.39%) Public Sector
8 13 (11.50%) Azure
9 12 (10.62%) Waterfall
10 11 (9.73%) Scrum
10 11 (9.73%) Oracle
10 11 (9.73%) Influencing Skills
10 11 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (8.85%) Business Case
11 10 (8.85%) DevOps
11 10 (8.85%) Data Centre
12 9 (7.96%) Programme Management
13 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (7.08%) Decision-Making
14 7 (6.19%) Organisational Skills
14 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (6.19%) Data Protection
14 7 (6.19%) Local Government
14 7 (6.19%) Project Planning
14 7 (6.19%) JIRA
14 7 (6.19%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (6.19%) SAP

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.65%) Siemens NX
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.77%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (1.77%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.50%) Azure
2 5 (4.42%) Power Platform
3 4 (3.54%) AWS
4 3 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (1.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.88%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Firewall
2 3 (2.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) LAN
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) SMS
3 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
3 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) Power BI
3 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) DB2
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) JIRA
General
1 53 (46.90%) Finance
2 35 (30.97%) Social Skills
3 14 (12.39%) Public Sector
4 11 (9.73%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.19%) Banking
5 7 (6.19%) Local Government
5 7 (6.19%) Organisational Skills
6 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.54%) Legal
7 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.54%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.65%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.65%) Billing
8 3 (2.65%) Law
8 3 (2.65%) Retail
9 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.88%) Automotive
10 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Project Manager
2 15 (13.27%) IT Manager
3 14 (12.39%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (7.08%) Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Business Analyst
6 4 (3.54%) Architect
6 4 (3.54%) Project Officer
6 4 (3.54%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (3.54%) Support Officer
7 3 (2.65%) Change Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Consultant
7 3 (2.65%) GDPR Project Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Migration Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Programme Planner
7 3 (2.65%) Project Engineer
7 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.19%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.65%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (2.65%) User Experience
5 3 (2.65%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.77%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Linux
3 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.54%) Unix
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (19.47%) PRINCE2
4 20 (17.70%) Migration
5 19 (16.81%) Project Delivery
6 14 (12.39%) Change Management
7 12 (10.62%) Waterfall
8 11 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (9.73%) Scrum
9 10 (8.85%) Business Case
9 10 (8.85%) DevOps
10 9 (7.96%) Programme Management
11 8 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (7.08%) Decision-Making
12 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.19%) Data Protection
12 7 (6.19%) Project Planning
13 6 (5.31%) PRINCE
13 6 (5.31%) Programme Delivery
13 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.31%) SQL
2 2 (1.77%) VB
3 1 (0.88%) JCL
3 1 (0.88%) VBA
3 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) PMP
2 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.77%) APMP
5 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CCIE
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.65%) GDPR
1 3 (2.65%) PMO
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) VxRail
2 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 20 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) SAP
4 6 (5.31%) VMware
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco
5 3 (2.65%) Siemens
6 2 (1.77%) Adobe
6 2 (1.77%) Cadence
6 2 (1.77%) Dell
6 2 (1.77%) F5
6 2 (1.77%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.88%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.88%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.88%) Citrix
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) Ivanti
7 1 (0.88%) Kofax
7 1 (0.88%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.88%) NetApp
7 1 (0.88%) Refinitiv