The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 June 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.

Project Management
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 234 212 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.06% 8.48% 8.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.93% 10.59% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 134 135
Median daily rate £450 £404 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.45% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £25.50 £27.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.42% +55.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.28 £40.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -20.28%  

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 of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1961 2001 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.27% 80.07% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1153 1457
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 153 180
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 of England

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in the East of England

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in the East of England

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in the East of England

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in the East of England

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Hertfordshire -3 59 £450 +12.50% 17
Cambridgeshire +5 50 £450 +5.50% 21
Essex -5 44 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire +7 43 £400 +1.58% 9
Norfolk +3 19 £475 +35.71% 6
Suffolk +5 16 £488 -9.30% 4
East Anglia - 3 £525 -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 of England region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 118 (28.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 108 (26.02%) Finance
3 96 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (21.69%) PRINCE2
5 85 (20.48%) Microsoft
6 52 (12.53%) Microsoft Office
7 44 (10.60%) ITIL
7 44 (10.60%) Change Management
8 43 (10.36%) Degree
8 43 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 40 (9.64%) Migration
9 40 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
10 39 (9.40%) Windows
10 39 (9.40%) Risk Management
11 38 (9.16%) SDLC
12 34 (8.19%) PMO
13 33 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (7.95%) Office 365
13 33 (7.95%) Retail
14 32 (7.71%) Service Delivery
14 32 (7.71%) Oracle
15 31 (7.47%) Microsoft Project
15 31 (7.47%) Supplier Management
16 30 (7.23%) Programme Management
17 29 (6.99%) ERP
17 29 (6.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 26 (6.27%) MS Visio
19 24 (5.78%) Agile Project Management
20 23 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 23 (5.54%) PMI Certification

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (4.34%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.37%) Skype for Business
3 11 (2.65%) CMS
4 7 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.20%) Confluence
5 5 (1.20%) MS Project Server
5 5 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.72%) Drupal
6 3 (0.72%) IIS
6 3 (0.72%) Magnolia
6 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.72%) WordPress
7 2 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) Smallworld
Applications
1 52 (12.53%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (7.47%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (6.27%) MS Visio
5 16 (3.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (1.20%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.48%) Snagit
8 1 (0.24%) InVision
8 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.96%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.72%) Magento
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.72%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.24%) Primavera
6 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (7.95%) Office 365
3 9 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (2.17%) IaaS
3 9 (2.17%) PaaS
4 8 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.69%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.96%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.48%) SaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Yammer
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.24%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.13%) Skype
2 11 (2.65%) WAN
3 10 (2.41%) LAN
4 8 (1.93%) SAN
5 6 (1.45%) Firewall
6 5 (1.20%) Intranet
6 5 (1.20%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.96%) DNS
7 4 (0.96%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.96%) VoIP
7 4 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.72%) DHCP
8 3 (0.72%) Internet
8 3 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.72%) VPN
9 2 (0.48%) HTTP
9 2 (0.48%) ISDN
9 2 (0.48%) Telepresence
10 1 (0.24%) ADSL
10 1 (0.24%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.48%) MySQL
3 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.48%) Redis
3 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.24%) Adabas
4 1 (0.24%) DataStage
4 1 (0.24%) DB2
4 1 (0.24%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.24%) GIS
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.24%) Power BI
4 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.65%) JIRA
2 7 (1.69%) Axure RP
2 7 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.72%) Grunt
3 3 (0.72%) gulp
4 2 (0.48%) Bower
4 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.48%) GitLab
4 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.48%) Selenium
4 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (26.02%) Finance
2 33 (7.95%) Retail
3 18 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (2.89%) Legal
5 12 (2.89%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.41%) Local Government
7 7 (1.69%) Automotive
8 6 (1.45%) Marketing
9 5 (1.20%) Billing
10 4 (0.96%) Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.48%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
12 1 (0.24%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 149 (35.90%) Project Manager
2 61 (14.70%) Analyst
3 37 (8.92%) IT Manager
4 36 (8.67%) Business Analyst
5 28 (6.75%) Infrastructure Manager
6 27 (6.51%) Architect
6 27 (6.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 26 (6.27%) IT Project Manager
8 23 (5.54%) Senior Manager
9 20 (4.82%) Delivery Manager
10 17 (4.10%) Senior Project Manager
11 15 (3.61%) Change Analyst
11 15 (3.61%) Programme Manager
11 15 (3.61%) Service Manager
11 15 (3.61%) Technical Manager
12 13 (3.13%) Business Change Analyst
12 13 (3.13%) Business Change Business Analyst
12 13 (3.13%) Consultant
13 12 (2.89%) Developer
14 11 (2.65%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.37%) .NET
2 9 (2.17%) HTML
3 8 (1.93%) CSS
4 7 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.69%) Middleware
5 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.45%) jQuery
6 4 (0.96%) Node.js
6 4 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.72%) Ajax
7 3 (0.72%) CSS3
7 3 (0.72%) HTML5
7 3 (0.72%) JSON
7 3 (0.72%) React
7 3 (0.72%) RESTful
7 3 (0.72%) Sass
7 3 (0.72%) XHTML
7 3 (0.72%) XML
8 2 (0.48%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.34%) Data Centre
2 18 (4.34%) User Experience
3 17 (4.10%) PMI
4 15 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.37%) Reinsurance
6 10 (2.41%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.93%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.45%) Social Media
9 5 (1.20%) NHS
10 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.96%) Life Science
10 4 (0.96%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.72%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.72%) W3C
12 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.48%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.40%) Windows
2 16 (3.86%) Windows 10
3 12 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.17%) Linux
6 8 (1.93%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.45%) Android
7 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.20%) Unix
8 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Solaris
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (28.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 96 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (21.69%) PRINCE2
4 44 (10.60%) Change Management
4 44 (10.60%) ITIL
5 40 (9.64%) Migration
6 39 (9.40%) Risk Management
7 38 (9.16%) SDLC
8 32 (7.71%) Service Delivery
9 31 (7.47%) Supplier Management
10 30 (7.23%) Programme Management
11 29 (6.99%) ERP
12 24 (5.78%) Agile Project Management
13 23 (5.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 22 (5.30%) CRM
15 21 (5.06%) Mentoring
16 19 (4.58%) Business Analysis
16 19 (4.58%) Process Improvement
16 19 (4.58%) Waterfall
17 18 (4.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.10%) PowerShell
2 12 (2.89%) SQL
3 10 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.93%) C#
4 8 (1.93%) Java
5 4 (0.96%) Python
6 3 (0.72%) Perl
7 2 (0.48%) C
7 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.24%) C++
8 1 (0.24%) JCL
8 1 (0.24%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (10.36%) Degree
2 29 (6.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 23 (5.54%) PMI Certification
4 14 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.41%) CISSP
6 10 (2.41%) Master's Degree
6 10 (2.41%) PMP
7 9 (2.17%) MCSE
8 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 6 (1.45%) CISA
9 6 (1.45%) CISM
10 5 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.96%) CCNP
12 3 (0.72%) CEH
12 3 (0.72%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.19%) PMO
2 10 (2.41%) GDPR
2 10 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.69%) SLA
4 6 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.45%) QA
5 5 (1.20%) GCP
5 5 (1.20%) GxP
6 4 (0.96%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.72%) WAI
8 2 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.48%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.48%) WCAG
9 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) GMP
9 1 (0.24%) IFRS
9 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.93%) MOM
3 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.96%) SCCM
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.72%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.48%) Ansible
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.48%) SCOM
6 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.48%) SCSM
7 1 (0.24%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.24%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 85 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.71%) Oracle
3 20 (4.82%) SAP
4 14 (3.37%) Cisco
5 11 (2.65%) Citrix
6 10 (2.41%) IBM
7 9 (2.17%) Remedy
8 8 (1.93%) VMware
9 7 (1.69%) Planview
10 5 (1.20%) 3PAR
10 5 (1.20%) Nokia
11 4 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.72%) Adobe
12 3 (0.72%) Apple
12 3 (0.72%) Avaya
12 3 (0.72%) Nokia Networks
12 3 (0.72%) Red Box
12 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.72%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.48%) iManage
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