Period
to 21 January 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 28 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 81 157 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 4.76% 6.37% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.87% 7.61% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 107 171
East Midlands median daily rate £469 £408 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.03% +5.84% -4.94%
10th Percentile £244 £285 £263
90th Percentile £625 £550 £575
England median daily rate £463 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -1.60% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.37 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -61.58% +86.05%
10th Percentile £16.20 £12.98 £24.66
90th Percentile £23.50 £16.58 £44.25
England median hourly rate £29.71 £31.24 £26.87
% change year-on-year -4.91% +16.29% -2.31%

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 1,380 2,063 2,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.03% 83.76% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 1,336 1,597
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £238 £275 £238
90th Percentile £575 £554 £560
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 93 96
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.23 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.17% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £10.87 £9.58 £10.13
90th Percentile £46.43 £34.75 £47.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.34 £23.26
% change year-on-year -3.60% +0.35% -3.09%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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
Nottinghamshire -10 27 £500 +19.05% 13
Northamptonshire +3 25 £500 +25.00% 11
Derbyshire +3 14 £250 -44.44% 13
Leicestershire -12 8 £400 -3.03% 18
Lincolnshire -3 2 - - 4
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (24.69%) PRINCE2
3 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.22%) ITIL
4 18 (22.22%) Project Delivery
5 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
5 16 (19.75%) Windows
6 15 (18.52%) Change Management
7 13 (16.05%) Migration
8 11 (13.58%) VMware
8 11 (13.58%) LAN
8 11 (13.58%) DHCP
8 11 (13.58%) DNS
8 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
9 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
9 10 (12.35%) Asset Management
10 9 (11.11%) WSUS
10 9 (11.11%) SCCM
10 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 9 (11.11%) Hyper-V
10 9 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (11.11%) SAP
10 9 (11.11%) VB
10 9 (11.11%) InstallShield
10 9 (11.11%) AdminStudio
10 9 (11.11%) McAfee
10 9 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (11.11%) Symantec

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 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Appian
2 1 (1.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) Documentum
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.23%) Lectora
4 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.23%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.23%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.23%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Azure
2 3 (3.70%) AWS
3 1 (1.23%) GCP
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) DHCP
1 11 (13.58%) DNS
1 11 (13.58%) LAN
2 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) Firewall
3 3 (3.70%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) 802.11
4 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.47%) OSPF
4 2 (2.47%) VLAN
4 2 (2.47%) VPN
4 2 (2.47%) Wireless
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.23%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (2.47%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) AdminStudio
1 9 (11.11%) InstallShield
2 6 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.23%) FrontPage
3 1 (1.23%) LSMW
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (30.86%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.41%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 4 (4.94%) Retail
5 3 (3.70%) Electronics
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (7.41%) IT Manager
2 6 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
4 4 (4.94%) Analyst
4 4 (4.94%) Architect
4 4 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
4 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (4.94%) Field Support Technician
4 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
4 4 (4.94%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (4.94%) Support Technician
5 3 (3.70%) ERP Manager
5 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 3 (3.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (3.70%) Transformation Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.23%) HTML
2 1 (1.23%) IDoc
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.23%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.17%) FMCG
4 5 (6.17%) NHS
5 4 (4.94%) e-Health
5 4 (4.94%) LIMS
5 4 (4.94%) PACS
5 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
6 3 (3.70%) Robotics
7 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.23%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.23%) Replication
8 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Unix
3 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) PRINCE2
1 20 (24.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.22%) ITIL
3 18 (22.22%) Project Delivery
4 15 (18.52%) Change Management
5 13 (16.05%) Migration
6 10 (12.35%) Asset Management
7 9 (11.11%) Antivirus Management
7 9 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (11.11%) Patch Management
8 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity
8 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.64%) Logistics
8 7 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 9 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (3.70%) Java
2 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.47%) SQL
4 1 (1.23%) C
4 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (4.94%) PMP
4 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.47%) APMP
5 2 (2.47%) CCNA
5 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.47%) CISM
5 2 (2.47%) CISSP
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.23%) MBCS
6 1 (1.23%) PhD
6 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.23%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) PMO
2 5 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.94%) HL7
4 1 (1.23%) COSHH
4 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.23%) GDPR
4 1 (1.23%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.23%) NCSC
4 1 (1.23%) NEBOSH
4 1 (1.23%) NIST
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (11.11%) SCCM
1 9 (11.11%) ThinApp
1 9 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
1 11 (13.58%) VMware
2 9 (11.11%) McAfee
2 9 (11.11%) SAP
2 9 (11.11%) Symantec
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) Automation Anywhere
4 3 (3.70%) Blue Prism
4 3 (3.70%) Cisco
4 3 (3.70%) UiPath
5 2 (2.47%) Adobe
5 2 (2.47%) Avaya
5 2 (2.47%) Siemens
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.23%) hybris
6 1 (1.23%) Infor
6 1 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.23%) PTC
6 1 (1.23%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.23%) Sage