Period
to 21 September 2019

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 6 months to 21 September 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 of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 23 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 309 342 408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.41% 6.80% 8.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.62% 7.96% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 205 260
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £203 £214 £263
90th Percentile £611 £550 £575
England median daily rate £467 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +1.41% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 14
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +30.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25.25 £14.66 £17.49
90th Percentile £124.38 £51.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £25.12
% change year-on-year +4.62% +29.38% -8.65%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,583 4,296 4,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.94% 85.46% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,136 2,480 2,424
East of England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £609 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 258 270
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £26.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.26% +0.85%
10th Percentile £10.48 £11.18 £11.99
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.73 £47.55
England median hourly rate £24.65 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +17.39% -8.71% -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 6 months to 21 September 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
Hertfordshire +9 118 £470 +10.59% 31
Cambridgeshire +4 106 £435 +1.16% 35
Essex -2 38 £425 -15.00% 19
Bedfordshire +4 28 £550 +22.22% 9
Norfolk -11 17 £375 -6.25% 3
Suffolk +3 6 £436 +31.70% 3
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 of England region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 104 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (24.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (20.71%) Finance
4 60 (19.42%) PRINCE2
5 53 (17.15%) Project Delivery
6 44 (14.24%) Microsoft
7 38 (12.30%) Degree
8 34 (11.00%) Scrum
9 33 (10.68%) Migration
10 29 (9.39%) Retail
10 29 (9.39%) Windows
11 28 (9.06%) Waterfall
11 28 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (8.74%) PMO
13 26 (8.41%) Office 365
13 26 (8.41%) PMI Certification
13 26 (8.41%) Risk Management
14 25 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (7.77%) Change Management
15 24 (7.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 24 (7.77%) SAP
16 23 (7.44%) SharePoint
16 23 (7.44%) Analytics
16 23 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (6.80%) Java
18 20 (6.47%) Programme Management
18 20 (6.47%) ERP
18 20 (6.47%) PMP
19 19 (6.15%) ITIL
19 19 (6.15%) JIRA

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 23 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.88%) WebSphere
3 11 (3.56%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.59%) Confluence
4 8 (2.59%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) TPMS
7 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) Maya
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.32%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.32%) ContrOCC
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Primavera
3 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.32%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.32%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.41%) Office 365
2 16 (5.18%) Azure
3 6 (1.94%) AWS
3 6 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.62%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.62%) PaaS
4 5 (1.62%) SaaS
5 4 (1.29%) IaaS
5 4 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.97%) GCP
6 3 (0.97%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.65%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.65%) GitHub
7 2 (0.65%) Google Docs
7 2 (0.65%) Yammer
8 1 (0.32%) G Suite
8 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.88%) Skype
2 5 (1.62%) WAN
3 3 (0.97%) 4G
3 3 (0.97%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (0.97%) DNS
3 3 (0.97%) Firewall
3 3 (0.97%) Intranet
3 3 (0.97%) LAN
4 2 (0.65%) 2G
4 2 (0.65%) 3G
4 2 (0.65%) HTTP
4 2 (0.65%) MPLS
4 2 (0.65%) VLAN
4 2 (0.65%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) 802.11
5 1 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.32%) RIP
5 1 (0.32%) SNMP
5 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.29%) Big Data
1 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.97%) Data Lake
2 3 (0.97%) Power BI
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.32%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.32%) Ingres
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.15%) JIRA
2 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.65%) Hudson
3 2 (0.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.32%) Babel
4 1 (0.32%) CA Flowdock
4 1 (0.32%) GitLab
4 1 (0.32%) Grunt
4 1 (0.32%) gulp
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 64 (20.71%) Finance
2 29 (9.39%) Retail
3 24 (7.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.53%) Public Sector
6 13 (4.21%) Games
7 12 (3.88%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.91%) Marketing
9 4 (1.29%) Banking
9 4 (1.29%) German Language
10 3 (0.97%) Electronics
10 3 (0.97%) Law
10 3 (0.97%) Local Government
10 3 (0.97%) Publishing
11 2 (0.65%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 140 (45.31%) Project Manager
2 29 (9.39%) Analyst
3 21 (6.80%) Infrastructure Manager
4 20 (6.47%) IT Manager
5 19 (6.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 15 (4.85%) Business Analyst
7 14 (4.53%) Architect
7 14 (4.53%) IT Project Manager
8 12 (3.88%) Consultant
8 12 (3.88%) Coordinator
8 12 (3.88%) E-Commerce Manager
8 12 (3.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
8 12 (3.88%) Programme Manager
9 10 (3.24%) Developer
9 10 (3.24%) Network Manager
10 9 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
10 9 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (2.59%) Change Manager
11 8 (2.59%) Network Project Manager
11 8 (2.59%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.85%) J2EE
2 12 (3.88%) Web Services
3 10 (3.24%) Middleware
4 4 (1.29%) .NET
5 3 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.97%) HTML
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.65%) Node.js
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.65%) Velocity
6 2 (0.65%) WS-I
7 1 (0.32%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (0.32%) LAMP
7 1 (0.32%) Laravel
7 1 (0.32%) MDX
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) Sass
7 1 (0.32%) Spring
7 1 (0.32%) XML
7 1 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.50%) Data Centre
3 16 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.88%) PMI
5 8 (2.59%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.59%) NHS
6 6 (1.94%) Life Science
6 6 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.29%) BYOD
7 4 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.97%) User Experience
9 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.65%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmacovigilance
9 2 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.39%) Windows
2 13 (4.21%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.24%) Linux
4 9 (2.91%) Unix
5 7 (2.27%) Windows 2000
5 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.29%) AIX
7 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Android
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (24.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (19.42%) PRINCE2
4 53 (17.15%) Project Delivery
5 34 (11.00%) Scrum
6 33 (10.68%) Migration
7 28 (9.06%) Waterfall
8 26 (8.41%) Risk Management
9 25 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (7.77%) Change Management
11 23 (7.44%) Analytics
11 23 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (6.47%) ERP
12 20 (6.47%) Programme Management
13 19 (6.15%) ITIL
13 19 (6.15%) Time Management
14 18 (5.83%) DevOps
14 18 (5.83%) Service Delivery
15 17 (5.50%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.80%) Java
2 14 (4.53%) SQL
3 10 (3.24%) C
4 8 (2.59%) Python
5 7 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.27%) R
6 6 (1.94%) C#
7 4 (1.29%) C++
8 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.32%) Fortran
9 1 (0.32%) Perl
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 38 (12.30%) Degree
2 26 (8.41%) PMI Certification
3 20 (6.47%) PMP
4 13 (4.21%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.56%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (2.59%) MCSE
8 7 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.62%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.97%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.65%) CCNP
12 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.65%) PhD
13 1 (0.32%) CCDP
13 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.74%) PMO
2 8 (2.59%) QA
3 6 (1.94%) SLA
4 4 (1.29%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.97%) GDPR
6 2 (0.65%) COBIT
6 2 (0.65%) GxP
6 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.32%) P3O
7 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.65%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.97%) MOM
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
3 1 (0.32%) Salt
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.77%) SAP
3 18 (5.83%) Cisco
4 12 (3.88%) IBM
4 12 (3.88%) Oracle
5 7 (2.27%) Ariba
5 7 (2.27%) Polycom
5 7 (2.27%) Workday
6 5 (1.62%) Google
6 5 (1.62%) VMware
7 4 (1.29%) Citrix
8 3 (0.97%) Concur
8 3 (0.97%) DocuSign
8 3 (0.97%) hybris
8 3 (0.97%) Juniper
8 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.65%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.65%) Meraki
9 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.32%) BT