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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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 14 14 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 133 92 67
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.67% 8.49% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.12% 10.24% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 69 31
10th Percentile £352 £212 £250
25th Percentile £404 £344 £285
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 £438
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% +16.67%
75th Percentile £538 £495 £556
90th Percentile £621 £588 £650
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
10th Percentile £20.25 £15.37 £24.53
25th Percentile £21.10 - £26.44
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.08 £29.75
Median % change year-on-year +14.20% -19.06% +92.74%
75th Percentile £31.50 £48.75 £32.94
90th Percentile £34.50 £48.90 £34.78
England median hourly rate £30.50 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.91% +10.00% -16.67%

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 1,097 898 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.78% 82.84% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 599 394
10th Percentile £213 £190 £225
25th Percentile £356 £305 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £538 £494 £490
90th Percentile £631 £595 £596
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 46 32
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.52
25th Percentile £16.05 £9.67 £11.40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.61 £14.18
Median % change year-on-year +47.21% +2.98% -0.49%
75th Percentile £34.50 £24.58 £26.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.88 £44.88
England median hourly rate £28.50 £24.00 £22.74
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.56% -0.79%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +6 58 £465 +72.22% 9
Nottinghamshire -2 23 £538 +13.16% 7
Derbyshire -10 22 £415 +18.57% 7
Leicestershire -7 11 £550 +22.22% 2
Lincolnshire - 7 £303 - 6
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 49 (36.84%) Agile
2 41 (30.83%) Finance
3 36 (27.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (23.31%) Microsoft
5 29 (21.80%) PRINCE2
6 28 (21.05%) Social Skills
7 24 (18.05%) Project Delivery
8 16 (12.03%) Waterfall
9 15 (11.28%) JIRA
9 15 (11.28%) Change Management
10 13 (9.77%) ITIL
11 12 (9.02%) Scrum
11 12 (9.02%) SDLC
12 11 (8.27%) Degree
12 11 (8.27%) Retail
12 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
12 11 (8.27%) Migration
12 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
12 11 (8.27%) SLA
13 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (7.52%) Programme Management
13 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
13 10 (7.52%) Influencing Skills
14 9 (6.77%) Public Sector
14 9 (6.77%) PMO
14 9 (6.77%) People Management
14 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.77%) Windows
14 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (6.02%) 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 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Magento
1 2 (1.50%) Teamcenter
1 2 (1.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (4.51%) Azure
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.50%) IaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.75%) Asana
4 1 (0.75%) AWS
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) Firewall
1 3 (2.26%) LAN
1 3 (2.26%) WAN
2 2 (1.50%) DECT
2 2 (1.50%) Unified Communications
2 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.50%) Wireless
3 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.75%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (0.75%) RFID
3 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.50%) Data Lake
2 2 (1.50%) Power BI
3 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) Informix
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) JIRA
General
1 41 (30.83%) Finance
2 28 (21.05%) Social Skills
3 11 (8.27%) Retail
4 10 (7.52%) Influencing Skills
5 9 (6.77%) Public Sector
6 8 (6.02%) Automotive
7 5 (3.76%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.76%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.26%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (2.26%) Legal
9 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.50%) Aviation
10 2 (1.50%) Banking
10 2 (1.50%) Local Government
10 2 (1.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.75%) Law
11 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (54.89%) Project Manager
2 19 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 17 (12.78%) IT Project Manager
4 10 (7.52%) Service Desk Manager
4 10 (7.52%) Service Manager
5 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (6.02%) Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (3.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) Applications Manager
10 3 (2.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.26%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Procurement Project Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Software Project Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Supply Chain Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Supply Chain Project Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Transformation Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) Velocity
2 1 (0.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.75%) Node.js
2 1 (0.75%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.51%) NHS
3 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (2.26%) Life Science
6 2 (1.50%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.50%) Clustering
6 2 (1.50%) Handset
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.75%) PMI
7 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Unix
2 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) Agile
2 36 (27.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (21.80%) PRINCE2
4 24 (18.05%) Project Delivery
5 16 (12.03%) Waterfall
6 15 (11.28%) Change Management
7 13 (9.77%) ITIL
8 12 (9.02%) Scrum
8 12 (9.02%) SDLC
9 11 (8.27%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.27%) Migration
9 11 (8.27%) Risk Management
10 10 (7.52%) Programme Management
11 9 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.77%) People Management
12 8 (6.02%) Decision-Making
13 7 (5.26%) Business Case
13 7 (5.26%) Kanban
13 7 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (4.51%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.76%) SQL
2 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.75%) C
3 1 (0.75%) Java
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.75%) Python
3 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Degree
2 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.26%) PMP
5 6 (4.51%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.26%) MCSE
8 2 (1.50%) CCIE
8 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.50%) MCITP
8 2 (1.50%) VCAP
9 1 (0.75%) APMP
9 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) ISEB
9 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) SLA
2 9 (6.77%) PMO
3 1 (0.75%) IFRS
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Packer
1 2 (1.50%) Terraform
2 1 (0.75%) VxRail
Vendors
1 31 (23.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) SAP
3 6 (4.51%) VMware
4 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.26%) Ariba
5 3 (2.26%) Cisco
6 2 (1.50%) Adobe
6 2 (1.50%) Genesys
6 2 (1.50%) JDA
6 2 (1.50%) NetApp
6 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) CA
7 1 (0.75%) Cadence
7 1 (0.75%) Dell
7 1 (0.75%) F5
7 1 (0.75%) Nokia
7 1 (0.75%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.75%) Sage