Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 176 293 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.41% 9.34% 7.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 10.99% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 208 175
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +2.72%
10th Percentile £285 £233 £306
90th Percentile £538 £528 £578
England median daily rate £462 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.72% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.77 £22.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.36% +13.86% -33.33%
10th Percentile £15.89 £18.50 £19.00
90th Percentile £17.66 £41.75 £21.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.12 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.43% -8.65% -12.53%

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 2,242 2,666 2,605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.65% 84.96% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,432 1,677 1,668
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 103 56
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +1.75% -15.30%
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.60 £8.76
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £41.63
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -3 66 £385 +10.00% 5
Nottinghamshire -15 53 £450 +18.42% 35
Leicestershire -1 23 £400 +26.18% 21
Derbyshire -19 16 £400 - 14
Lincolnshire +2 5 £290 -5.31% 6
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 70 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.23%) Finance
3 55 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 37 (21.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (15.91%) Scrum
6 26 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (14.20%) Change Management
7 25 (14.20%) ITIL
8 22 (12.50%) SDLC
8 22 (12.50%) PMO
9 18 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (10.23%) Waterfall
10 17 (9.66%) Business Analysis
10 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
11 16 (9.09%) PMI Certification
12 15 (8.52%) JIRA
12 15 (8.52%) Retail
13 14 (7.95%) Risk Management
13 14 (7.95%) Change Control
14 13 (7.39%) Decision-Making
14 13 (7.39%) Legal
15 12 (6.82%) Migration
15 12 (6.82%) ERP
15 12 (6.82%) SAP
15 12 (6.82%) Banking
16 11 (6.25%) Marketing
16 11 (6.25%) Project Planning
16 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
16 11 (6.25%) Windows
16 11 (6.25%) Matrix Organization

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 2 (1.14%) Documentum
1 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.57%) Appian
2 1 (0.57%) Confluence
2 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.57%) SAS
2 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.70%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.14%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (1.14%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.57%) Primavera
3 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.98%) Office 365
3 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) Internet
2 4 (2.27%) Firewall
3 3 (1.70%) SMS
4 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.57%) NAS
4 1 (0.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Skype
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.57%) MS Access
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.57%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (8.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.57%) Robot Framework
2 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 62 (35.23%) Finance
2 15 (8.52%) Retail
3 13 (7.39%) Legal
4 12 (6.82%) Banking
5 11 (6.25%) Marketing
6 7 (3.98%) Automotive
6 7 (3.98%) Games
7 6 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.84%) Law
9 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.70%) Retail Banking
11 2 (1.14%) Electronics
11 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
11 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (50.57%) Project Manager
2 21 (11.93%) IT Manager
3 19 (10.80%) IT Project Manager
4 14 (7.95%) Analyst
5 11 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.11%) Software Project Manager
6 9 (5.11%) Technical Manager
6 9 (5.11%) Technical Project Manager
7 7 (3.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (3.98%) Delivery Project Manager
7 7 (3.98%) Scrum Master
7 7 (3.98%) Senior Manager
8 6 (3.41%) Change Manager
8 6 (3.41%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (2.84%) Change Project Manager
9 5 (2.84%) Coordinator
9 5 (2.84%) Developer
9 5 (2.84%) Digital Project Manager
9 5 (2.84%) Project Change Manager
9 5 (2.84%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) HTML
2 4 (2.27%) .NET
3 2 (1.14%) Middleware
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.14%) Web Services
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.57%) J2EE
4 1 (0.57%) JSP
4 1 (0.57%) REST
4 1 (0.57%) Servlets
4 1 (0.57%) SOAP
4 1 (0.57%) Spring
4 1 (0.57%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.57%) Struts
4 1 (0.57%) Velocity
4 1 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.11%) PMI
3 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.41%) NHS
5 5 (2.84%) FMCG
5 5 (2.84%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.84%) User Experience
6 4 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.70%) CMDB
7 3 (1.70%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.70%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) Robotics
8 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.57%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (1.70%) Windows 10
2 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.14%) Linux
3 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.57%) AIX
4 1 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Solaris
4 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 37 (21.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (15.91%) Scrum
5 25 (14.20%) Change Management
5 25 (14.20%) ITIL
6 22 (12.50%) SDLC
7 18 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (10.23%) Waterfall
8 17 (9.66%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.95%) Change Control
9 14 (7.95%) Risk Management
10 13 (7.39%) Decision-Making
11 12 (6.82%) ERP
11 12 (6.82%) Migration
12 11 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
12 11 (6.25%) Project Planning
13 9 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.11%) Process Improvement
13 9 (5.11%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.70%) C
1 3 (1.70%) JavaScript
1 3 (1.70%) SQL
2 2 (1.14%) Java
2 2 (1.14%) VB
3 1 (0.57%) C#
3 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 10 (5.68%) Degree
2 10 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (4.55%) PMP
4 5 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.70%) APMP
7 2 (1.14%) ACCA
7 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.14%) CIMA
8 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.50%) PMO
2 6 (3.41%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) SLA
3 4 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.27%) GDPR
4 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.57%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.57%) XenApp
2 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.70%) SCCM
2 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) SAP
3 8 (4.55%) Oracle
4 5 (2.84%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.70%) Citrix
5 3 (1.70%) Infor
5 3 (1.70%) NetApp
6 2 (1.14%) Aruba
6 2 (1.14%) Greenplum
6 2 (1.14%) IBM
6 2 (1.14%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.14%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe
7 1 (0.57%) Apigee
7 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.57%) Brocade
7 1 (0.57%) Google
7 1 (0.57%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.57%) MuleSoft