Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 60 244 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.13% 6.89% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 8.26% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 164 202
Median daily rate £388 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.22% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £181 £263 £313
90th Percentile £564 £625 £600
England median daily rate £452 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +0.50% -2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Median hourly rate £64.00 £18.31 £13.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +249.54% +39.08% -47.34%
10th Percentile £28.80 £15.02 £12.55
90th Percentile £66.00 £30.09 £27.75
England median hourly rate £27.63 £28.00 £26.95
% change year-on-year -1.32% +3.89% +1.34%

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 1,199 2,954 3,829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.58% 83.38% 86.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 1,788 2,300
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 190 181
Median hourly rate £33.50 £17.75 £17.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.73% +0.28% -35.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £50.50
Median hourly rate £26.81 £20.79 £21.76
% change year-on-year +28.93% -4.46% -0.14%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Project Management as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Management in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Project Management in the East of England

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Project Management in the East of England

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Management in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Project Management in the East of England

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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 19 January 2021. 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 -14 18 £440 -12.00% 23
Cambridgeshire -1 16 £313 -30.56% 8
Bedfordshire +2 10 £500 +3.90%
Essex -18 10 £375 -16.67% 5
Norfolk +6 7 £144 -61.73% 5
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (15.00%) Degree
5 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (15.00%) Project Delivery
6 8 (13.33%) Change Management
7 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
7 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
7 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
7 7 (11.67%) Time Management
8 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
8 6 (10.00%) Logistics
8 6 (10.00%) Project Governance
8 6 (10.00%) SQL
8 6 (10.00%) Public Sector
9 5 (8.33%) Contract Negotiation
9 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.33%) Decision-Making
9 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (8.33%) Java
9 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (8.33%) Statistics

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 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.67%) Luigi
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) 3ds Max
3 1 (1.67%) Blender
3 1 (1.67%) Maya
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SystmOne
2 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.67%) AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Logic Apps
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Skype
2 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) SMS
3 1 (1.67%) VoIP
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) WebEx
3 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.67%) Azkaban
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.67%) Impala
2 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.67%) Power BI
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 5 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.00%) Games
5 3 (5.00%) Marketing
5 3 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (3.33%) Automotive
6 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce Manager
4 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Capacity Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Consultant
5 3 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.67%) Babylonjs
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) Kafka
2 1 (1.67%) Keras
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) React
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (1.67%) Spring
2 1 (1.67%) TensorFlow
2 1 (1.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (1.67%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (1.67%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) WebGL
2 1 (1.67%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Biotechnology
3 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.33%) Life Science
3 2 (3.33%) PMI
3 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Animation
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.67%) MPEG
4 1 (1.67%) Shadow IT
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (15.00%) Project Delivery
3 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (13.33%) Change Management
5 7 (11.67%) Programme Management
5 7 (11.67%) Time Management
6 6 (10.00%) Logistics
6 6 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) Contract Negotiation
7 5 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (8.33%) Decision-Making
7 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.33%) Statistics
8 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Lisp
4 1 (1.67%) R
4 1 (1.67%) Scala
4 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) PhD
2 3 (5.00%) PMP
3 2 (3.33%) CCNA
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) CCNP
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ECDL
4 1 (1.67%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (1.67%) PgMP
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco
2 3 (5.00%) SAP
2 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Ariba
4 1 (1.67%) Autodesk
4 1 (1.67%) BT
4 1 (1.67%) Cadence
4 1 (1.67%) NEC
4 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Tealium