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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / East Midlands
Rank 17 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 124 155 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.45% 9.59% 9.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 11.95% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 99 89
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £248 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £19.18 £73.75 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.00% +243.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £42.75 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.28 £104.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -24.13% +31.81%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1184 1297 1240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.65% 80.26% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 806 697
Median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 42
Median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the East Midlands

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in the East Midlands

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in the East Midlands

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +9 37 £400 - 7
Nottinghamshire -8 33 £390 -8.23% 5
Derbyshire -8 25 £400 +11.11% 6
Leicestershire +1 19 £413 +22.22% 12
Lincolnshire -3 4 £363 -5.22% 1
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 66 (27.05%) Finance
2 62 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 43 (17.62%) ITIL
5 41 (16.80%) Microsoft
6 39 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (14.75%) Security Cleared
8 34 (13.93%) Degree
9 31 (12.70%) SAP
10 29 (11.89%) SC Cleared
11 28 (11.48%) Change Management
12 26 (10.66%) ERP
13 22 (9.02%) ITIL V3
14 19 (7.79%) Data Centre
15 18 (7.38%) SDLC
15 18 (7.38%) Business Analysis
15 18 (7.38%) Windows
16 17 (6.97%) SQL
16 17 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (6.97%) Manufacturing
16 17 (6.97%) Risk Management
16 17 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (6.56%) PMO
17 16 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (6.56%) VMware
17 16 (6.56%) Cisco
17 16 (6.56%) PMI Certification
17 16 (6.56%) MS Office
18 15 (6.15%) Banking

Project Management
Top Related 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 8 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.87%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.46%) Documentum
3 6 (2.46%) iPlanet
4 4 (1.64%) CMS
5 3 (1.23%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.82%) SAS
6 2 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (6.56%) MS Office
2 14 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 13 (5.33%) MS Project
4 12 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.41%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.51%) Primavera
2 7 (2.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (2.05%) WebTrends
4 4 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (1.23%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.82%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.87%) Office 365
2 5 (2.05%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.51%) Firewall
2 7 (2.87%) Unified Communications
3 6 (2.46%) BIG-IP
3 6 (2.46%) SAN
4 4 (1.64%) WAN
5 3 (1.23%) LDAP
6 2 (0.82%) DHCP
6 2 (0.82%) DNS
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) Internet
6 2 (0.82%) LAN
6 2 (0.82%) NAS
6 2 (0.82%) Network Security
6 2 (0.82%) SSH
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) VoIP
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.41%) HSRP
7 1 (0.41%) Junos
7 1 (0.41%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.23%) Big Data
4 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.23%) DB2
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.82%) Power BI
5 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.82%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.64%) JIRA
1 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) Gradle
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.41%) Subversion
2 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (27.05%) Finance
2 17 (6.97%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.15%) Banking
4 11 (4.51%) Marketing
5 9 (3.69%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.87%) Retail
7 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.23%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.82%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (36.07%) Project Manager
2 24 (9.84%) Analyst
3 18 (7.38%) Consultant
4 17 (6.97%) IT Manager
5 15 (6.15%) Business Analyst
6 11 (4.51%) Applications Manager
6 11 (4.51%) Change Manager
7 10 (4.10%) Applications Project Manager
7 10 (4.10%) IT Project Manager
7 10 (4.10%) Technical Manager
7 10 (4.10%) Technical Project Manager
8 9 (3.69%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (3.28%) Coordinator
9 8 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (3.28%) SAP Manager
9 8 (3.28%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (3.28%) Software Project Manager
10 7 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (2.87%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (2.87%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.33%) Web Services
2 9 (3.69%) .NET
3 7 (2.87%) J2EE
4 6 (2.46%) JSP
5 5 (2.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.23%) CSS
6 3 (1.23%) EDI
6 3 (1.23%) HTML
7 2 (0.82%) Ajax
7 2 (0.82%) jQuery
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.82%) XML
8 1 (0.41%) EJB
8 1 (0.41%) Flash
8 1 (0.41%) JMS
8 1 (0.41%) Servlets
8 1 (0.41%) Struts
8 1 (0.41%) WSDL
8 1 (0.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.79%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.69%) Clustering
5 7 (2.87%) PMI
6 6 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.05%) User Experience
7 5 (2.05%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.64%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.64%) NHS
9 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.23%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (1.23%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.82%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.82%) IVR
10 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.41%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.38%) Windows
2 12 (4.92%) Linux
2 12 (4.92%) Unix
3 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.46%) AIX
4 6 (2.46%) Solaris
5 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.82%) Android
6 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 43 (17.62%) ITIL
4 39 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (11.48%) Change Management
6 26 (10.66%) ERP
7 22 (9.02%) ITIL V3
8 18 (7.38%) Business Analysis
8 18 (7.38%) SDLC
9 17 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (6.97%) Risk Management
10 15 (6.15%) Project Planning
11 14 (5.74%) Service Management
12 13 (5.33%) Data Loss Prevention
12 13 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (5.33%) Matrix Organization
12 13 (5.33%) Programme Management
12 13 (5.33%) Supplier Management
13 11 (4.51%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.97%) SQL
2 9 (3.69%) Java
3 7 (2.87%) C
4 6 (2.46%) C#
5 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) ABAP
6 1 (0.41%) C++
6 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.41%) Groovy
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) Python
6 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 34 (13.93%) Degree
3 29 (11.89%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.56%) PMI Certification
5 14 (5.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (4.92%) APMP
7 11 (4.51%) PMP
8 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.46%) MCSE
11 4 (1.64%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.23%) HNC
12 3 (1.23%) ISEB
13 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.82%) MCSD
14 1 (0.41%) CCIE
14 1 (0.41%) CCNP
14 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.56%) PMO
2 9 (3.69%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.69%) QA
3 7 (2.87%) SLA
4 6 (2.46%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.23%) TickIT
6 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.10%) SCCM
2 7 (2.87%) MOM
3 6 (2.46%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (2.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.82%) OpenView
7 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 41 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.70%) SAP
3 16 (6.56%) Cisco
3 16 (6.56%) VMware
4 13 (5.33%) Oracle
5 10 (4.10%) BMC
5 10 (4.10%) Remedy
6 8 (3.28%) NetApp
7 7 (2.87%) Cognos
7 7 (2.87%) EMC
7 7 (2.87%) F5
8 6 (2.46%) BEA
8 6 (2.46%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.46%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.46%) Sun
9 5 (2.05%) Brio
9 5 (2.05%) HP
9 5 (2.05%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (2.05%) Symantec
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