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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
England / East of England
Rank 12 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 186 246 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.68% 10.08% 10.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 12.46% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 158 165
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 15
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.44 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +96.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £28.39 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £36.49 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -24.13% +31.81%  

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 1766 1974 2026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.45% 80.90% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 1178 1183
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 136 156
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £56.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 22 March 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
Cambridgeshire -2 52 £350 -22.22% 12
Hertfordshire -4 52 £450 +7.46% 16
Bedfordshire +5 27 £400 -21.95% 11
Suffolk +6 22 £475 +35.71% 7
Essex -26 20 £350 -17.64% 4
Norfolk -5 15 £450 +12.50% 3
East Anglia - 2 - -
Project Management
England

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 110 (33.33%) Finance
2 97 (29.39%) PRINCE2
3 93 (28.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (15.76%) Microsoft
6 50 (15.15%) Risk Management
7 44 (13.33%) Degree
8 41 (12.42%) MS Excel
9 36 (10.91%) Change Management
10 31 (9.39%) PMI Certification
11 30 (9.09%) Oracle
11 30 (9.09%) Programme Management
12 29 (8.79%) PMO
13 25 (7.58%) Retail
14 24 (7.27%) Management Information System
14 24 (7.27%) MS Project
14 24 (7.27%) SAP
14 24 (7.27%) CRM
15 23 (6.97%) MS Office
15 23 (6.97%) PMI
16 22 (6.67%) Windows
16 22 (6.67%) Migration
16 22 (6.67%) Waterfall
17 21 (6.36%) Active Directory
18 20 (6.06%) Business Analysis
19 19 (5.76%) ERP
19 19 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (5.45%) Process Improvement
20 18 (5.45%) .NET
20 18 (5.45%) Service Delivery

Project Management
Top Related 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 11 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.42%) CMS
3 4 (1.21%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.21%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.91%) Drupal
4 3 (0.91%) MS Project Server
4 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.61%) Confluence
5 2 (0.61%) Moodle
5 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.61%) WordPress
6 1 (0.30%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 41 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.27%) MS Project
3 23 (6.97%) MS Office
4 13 (3.94%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) InVision
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.82%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.91%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.61%) Endur
5 2 (0.61%) Magento
5 2 (0.61%) Primavera
5 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.61%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.61%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.85%) Office 365
2 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (1.52%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.91%) SaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.12%) WAN
2 6 (1.82%) LAN
3 5 (1.52%) Firewall
3 5 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.21%) HTTP
4 4 (1.21%) Internet
4 4 (1.21%) MPLS
5 3 (0.91%) DNS
5 3 (0.91%) Intranet
5 3 (0.91%) VoIP
6 2 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.61%) DHCP
6 2 (0.61%) DSL
6 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.61%) Frame Relay
6 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.61%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) Skype
6 2 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.30%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.30%) DataStage
3 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.30%) HBase
3 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.30%) MySQL
3 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.30%) OLAP
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.30%) Redis
3 1 (0.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) JIRA
2 5 (1.52%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.91%) Selenium
4 2 (0.61%) Bower
4 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) JMeter
5 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
General
1 110 (33.33%) Finance
2 25 (7.58%) Retail
3 18 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.15%) Legal
5 11 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.03%) Automotive
7 6 (1.82%) Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.21%) Marketing
10 3 (0.91%) Advertising
10 3 (0.91%) Billing
10 3 (0.91%) French Language
11 2 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.30%) Front Office
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 136 (41.21%) Project Manager
2 51 (15.45%) Analyst
3 31 (9.39%) Business Analyst
4 26 (7.88%) IT Manager
5 22 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 21 (6.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 21 (6.36%) IT Project Manager
7 16 (4.85%) Delivery Manager
8 15 (4.55%) Service Manager
9 13 (3.94%) Architect
9 13 (3.94%) Development Manager
10 12 (3.64%) Applications Manager
10 12 (3.64%) Consultant
11 11 (3.33%) Applications Project Manager
11 11 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.03%) Senior Manager
12 10 (3.03%) Technical Manager
13 9 (2.73%) Administrator
13 9 (2.73%) Project Leader
14 8 (2.42%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.45%) .NET
2 7 (2.12%) ASP.NET
2 7 (2.12%) HTML
3 5 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.21%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.21%) Middleware
4 4 (1.21%) Web Services
5 3 (0.91%) CSS
5 3 (0.91%) Entity Framework
5 3 (0.91%) jQuery
5 3 (0.91%) RESTful
6 2 (0.61%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.61%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.61%) J2EE
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.61%) REST
6 2 (0.61%) Spring
6 2 (0.61%) XML
7 1 (0.30%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.97%) PMI
3 19 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.85%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.64%) User Experience
6 7 (2.12%) NHS
6 7 (2.12%) Reinsurance
7 5 (1.52%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.21%) Life Science
9 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.91%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.61%) EPoS
10 2 (0.61%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.61%) VLE
11 1 (0.30%) ASIC
11 1 (0.30%) IVR
11 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.67%) Windows
2 14 (4.24%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.73%) Linux
4 8 (2.42%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.12%) Android
5 7 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.61%) Unix
7 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.39%) PRINCE2
2 93 (28.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 79 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 36 (10.91%) Change Management
6 30 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 24 (7.27%) CRM
8 22 (6.67%) Migration
8 22 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 20 (6.06%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.76%) ERP
11 18 (5.45%) Process Improvement
11 18 (5.45%) Project Planning
11 18 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 18 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (5.15%) ITIL
13 16 (4.85%) Scrum
14 15 (4.55%) PRINCE
14 15 (4.55%) SDLC
14 15 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.33%) SQL
2 9 (2.73%) Java
3 8 (2.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.82%) C#
5 5 (1.52%) C
6 1 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (13.33%) Degree
2 31 (9.39%) PMI Certification
3 17 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (4.85%) PMP
5 13 (3.94%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.82%) CISSP
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.52%) ISEB
9 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.21%) APMP
10 4 (1.21%) CISA
10 4 (1.21%) CISM
10 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.91%) CCNA
11 3 (0.91%) GIAC
11 3 (0.91%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.79%) PMO
2 9 (2.73%) QA
3 6 (1.82%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.30%) GCP
6 1 (0.30%) GxP
6 1 (0.30%) IFRS
6 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.30%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) MOM
2 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Nagios
4 1 (0.30%) OpenView
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 52 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.09%) Oracle
3 24 (7.27%) SAP
4 11 (3.33%) Citrix
5 10 (3.03%) VMware
6 7 (2.12%) Planview
7 6 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.52%) Cisco
8 5 (1.52%) Nokia
9 3 (0.91%) BMC
9 3 (0.91%) LANDesk
9 3 (0.91%) Nokia Networks
9 3 (0.91%) Remedy
9 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.91%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.61%) Blackboard
10 2 (0.61%) Google
10 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.61%) Workday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sudbury, Suffolk
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Sanger Institute
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago