Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 159 256 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.41% 8.59% 7.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.67% 10.23% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 173 163
East Midlands median daily rate £408 £385 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.84% -6.10% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.37 £40.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.58% +86.05% +43.33%
10th Percentile £12.98 £24.66 £7.20
90th Percentile £16.58 £44.25 £31.97
England median hourly rate £31.12 £26.87 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.82% -2.31% -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 2,072 2,503 2,568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.51% 83.99% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,339 1,606 1,634
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £275 £237 £213
90th Percentile £556 £560 £559
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 97 79
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.94 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +6.90% -10.49%
10th Percentile £9.61 £10.15 £9.75
90th Percentile £34.63 £47.70 £38.75
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 58 £400 +14.29% 13
Nottinghamshire -18 47 £420 +5.00% 23
Leicestershire -3 24 £413 +7.14% 16
Derbyshire -11 17 £450 +17.65% 13
Lincolnshire +6 7 £290 -10.77% 9
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 57 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (27.67%) Finance
3 37 (23.27%) PRINCE2
4 27 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (13.84%) Scrum
6 21 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (12.58%) ITIL
8 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
8 19 (11.95%) Change Management
8 19 (11.95%) Risk Management
9 16 (10.06%) ERP
9 16 (10.06%) PMO
10 15 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 15 (9.43%) Windows
10 15 (9.43%) Migration
10 15 (9.43%) Retail
11 13 (8.18%) Oracle
11 13 (8.18%) Waterfall
12 12 (7.55%) SAP
12 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (7.55%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.55%) Degree
13 11 (6.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 11 (6.92%) PMI Certification
13 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (6.92%) Security Cleared
13 11 (6.92%) JIRA
13 11 (6.92%) Matrix Organization
13 11 (6.92%) SDLC

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 3 (1.89%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.26%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.63%) Confluence
3 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.89%) Infor M3
2 3 (1.89%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.26%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.26%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.63%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.63%) Magento
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.40%) Office 365
3 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.14%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.63%) Apigee
6 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) Firewall
2 7 (4.40%) LAN
2 7 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.40%) WAN
3 6 (3.77%) Internet
4 5 (3.14%) VPN
5 4 (2.52%) DHCP
5 4 (2.52%) DNS
5 4 (2.52%) Wireless
6 3 (1.89%) HTTP
6 3 (1.89%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.89%) Network Security
6 3 (1.89%) Skype
6 3 (1.89%) VoIP
7 2 (1.26%) BGP
7 2 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.26%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.26%) OSPF
7 2 (1.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.52%) MySQL
3 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.26%) Big Data
4 2 (1.26%) MS Access
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.63%) GIS
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) JIRA
2 4 (2.52%) AdminStudio
2 4 (2.52%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.63%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.63%) Selenium
4 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (27.67%) Finance
2 15 (9.43%) Retail
3 8 (5.03%) Legal
3 8 (5.03%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.03%) Marketing
4 6 (3.77%) Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.52%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.52%) Law
6 2 (1.26%) Back Office
6 2 (1.26%) Electronics
6 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.26%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.26%) Local Government
6 2 (1.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (42.14%) Project Manager
2 24 (15.09%) Analyst
3 17 (10.69%) IT Manager
4 14 (8.81%) IT Project Manager
5 12 (7.55%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.40%) Architect
6 7 (4.40%) Developer
6 7 (4.40%) Senior Manager
6 7 (4.40%) Technical Manager
7 6 (3.77%) Agile Developer
7 6 (3.77%) Digital Project Manager
7 6 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 6 (3.77%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (3.14%) Integration Architect
8 5 (3.14%) PMO Analyst
8 5 (3.14%) Project Analyst
9 4 (2.52%) Applications Manager
9 4 (2.52%) Change Manager
9 4 (2.52%) MySQL Developer
9 4 (2.52%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) Web Services
2 4 (2.52%) .NET
3 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.89%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.63%) CSS
4 1 (0.63%) Express
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) jQuery
4 1 (0.63%) Kafka
4 1 (0.63%) React
4 1 (0.63%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) Swagger
4 1 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.03%) FMCG
3 8 (5.03%) NHS
4 6 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.77%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.14%) PMI
6 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.52%) User Experience
7 3 (1.89%) PKI
8 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Blog
9 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.43%) Windows
2 6 (3.77%) Windows 10
2 6 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.26%) Android
5 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.26%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Unix
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.27%) PRINCE2
3 27 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (13.84%) Scrum
5 20 (12.58%) ITIL
6 19 (11.95%) Change Management
6 19 (11.95%) Risk Management
7 16 (10.06%) ERP
8 15 (9.43%) Migration
8 15 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.18%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.55%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.92%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (6.92%) SDLC
12 10 (6.29%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.29%) CRM
13 9 (5.66%) Analytics
13 9 (5.66%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.66%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.77%) VB
2 5 (3.14%) C
2 5 (3.14%) SQL
3 4 (2.52%) PHP
3 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.89%) C#
4 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) Java
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (7.55%) Degree
3 11 (6.92%) PMI Certification
3 11 (6.92%) Security Cleared
4 9 (5.66%) PMP
4 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.52%) APMP
7 4 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.89%) CCNA
8 3 (1.89%) MCSE
9 2 (1.26%) ACCA
9 2 (1.26%) CIMA
9 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.63%) CCNP
10 1 (0.63%) HND
10 1 (0.63%) ISEB
10 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) PMO
2 8 (5.03%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.14%) QA
4 4 (2.52%) GDPR
4 4 (2.52%) SLA
5 2 (1.26%) COBIT
5 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.26%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.89%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) SCCM
2 4 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.52%) ThinApp
2 4 (2.52%) WSUS
3 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.63%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.18%) Oracle
3 12 (7.55%) SAP
4 7 (4.40%) Cisco
4 7 (4.40%) VMware
5 5 (3.14%) Citrix
6 4 (2.52%) McAfee
6 4 (2.52%) Palo Alto
6 4 (2.52%) Symantec
7 3 (1.89%) Aruba
7 3 (1.89%) BMC
7 3 (1.89%) Infor
7 3 (1.89%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.89%) Remedy
7 3 (1.89%) Tableau
8 2 (1.26%) Ariba
8 2 (1.26%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.26%) Juniper
8 2 (1.26%) Lotus
8 2 (1.26%) NetApp