Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 131 295 328
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 5.79% 7.20% 7.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 8.47% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 186 208
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £279 £314 £213
90th Percentile £613 £588 £578
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £23.08 £30.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.72% -39.50% +66.67%
10th Percentile £18.45 £21.45 £24.00
90th Percentile £69.60 £151.63 £101.00
England median hourly rate £33.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year +8.94% +6.03% +5.45%

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 1,871 3,482 3,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.64% 84.99% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,097 2,006 2,131
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £250 £286 £240
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 193 232
Median hourly rate £21.57 £17.50 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.26% +1.04% -46.29%
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.17 £11.18
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.35 £47.50
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +13.64% -12.00%

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 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 0 56 £475 - 13
Cambridgeshire -7 38 £475 +4.40% 4
Essex +13 17 £425 -5.56% 9
Suffolk 0 9 £238 -47.22%
Bedfordshire +2 7 £413 -13.16%
Norfolk +4 4 £463 +15.63% 3
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 37 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.48%) PRINCE2
3 27 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.56%) Finance
5 21 (16.03%) Project Delivery
6 19 (14.50%) Change Management
6 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
7 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
8 16 (12.21%) PMP
8 16 (12.21%) PMI Certification
9 15 (11.45%) ITIL
9 15 (11.45%) Windows
9 15 (11.45%) Degree
10 14 (10.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (8.40%) Service Delivery
12 10 (7.63%) Time Management
12 10 (7.63%) DV Cleared
12 10 (7.63%) Analytics
12 10 (7.63%) PMO
13 9 (6.87%) Windows 10
13 9 (6.87%) Public Sector
13 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.87%) Programme Management
13 9 (6.87%) Scrum
14 8 (6.11%) Firewall
14 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
14 8 (6.11%) Risk Management
14 8 (6.11%) Business Analysis
14 8 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (5.34%) Decision-Making

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 4 (3.05%) Confluence
2 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Primavera
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Azure
2 4 (3.05%) Office 365
3 3 (2.29%) SaaS
4 2 (1.53%) AWS
4 2 (1.53%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (0.76%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.76%) Serverless
5 1 (0.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) Firewall
2 7 (5.34%) LAN
3 5 (3.82%) Broadband
3 5 (3.82%) Internet
3 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.82%) WAN
4 4 (3.05%) 802.11
4 4 (3.05%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.05%) IPv4
4 4 (3.05%) IPv6
4 4 (3.05%) Telnet
4 4 (3.05%) Wireless
4 4 (3.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.29%) HTTP
5 3 (2.29%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.29%) UPnP
5 3 (2.29%) WLAN
5 3 (2.29%) WPA
5 3 (2.29%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.29%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.53%) Big Data
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.76%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.76%) Power BI
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JIRA
2 3 (2.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.53%) AutoIt
4 1 (0.76%) ER Studio
General
1 23 (17.56%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (6.87%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.58%) Retail
6 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.29%) French Language
7 3 (2.29%) German Language
7 3 (2.29%) Publishing
8 2 (1.53%) Banking
8 2 (1.53%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.53%) Law
9 1 (0.76%) Legal
9 1 (0.76%) Local Government
9 1 (0.76%) Marketing
9 1 (0.76%) Military
9 1 (0.76%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (41.98%) Project Manager
2 14 (10.69%) IT Manager
3 13 (9.92%) Analyst
4 11 (8.40%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (5.34%) Architect
5 7 (5.34%) Developer
6 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Project Planner
7 5 (3.82%) Business Analyst
7 5 (3.82%) Coordinator
7 5 (3.82%) Data Science Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Programme Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (3.05%) IT Support
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Transition Manager
9 3 (2.29%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.29%) Shiny
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.76%) Velocity
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.34%) PMI
3 5 (3.82%) Life Science
3 5 (3.82%) NHS
4 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.05%) W3C
5 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.29%) CMDB
5 3 (2.29%) IPTV
5 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.53%) FMCG
6 2 (1.53%) LIMS
6 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.53%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.53%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.76%) e-Health
7 1 (0.76%) PACS
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Windows
2 9 (6.87%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.29%) Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.76%) Unix
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.48%) PRINCE2
3 27 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.03%) Project Delivery
5 19 (14.50%) Change Management
6 15 (11.45%) ITIL
7 11 (8.40%) Service Delivery
8 10 (7.63%) Analytics
8 10 (7.63%) Time Management
9 9 (6.87%) Programme Management
9 9 (6.87%) Scrum
9 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.11%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (6.11%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.34%) Coaching
11 7 (5.34%) Data Science
11 7 (5.34%) Decision-Making
11 7 (5.34%) Information Security
11 7 (5.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) Python
2 6 (4.58%) C
3 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.05%) SQL
4 3 (2.29%) C++
4 3 (2.29%) Java
4 3 (2.29%) R
4 3 (2.29%) VBA
5 1 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.74%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.21%) PMI Certification
2 16 (12.21%) PMP
3 15 (11.45%) Degree
4 10 (7.63%) DV Cleared
5 7 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.05%) IBM Certification
6 4 (3.05%) PhD
7 3 (2.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.53%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.76%) APMP
9 1 (0.76%) CCDP
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
9 1 (0.76%) CISM
9 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.63%) PMO
2 6 (4.58%) QA
3 4 (3.05%) GDPR
4 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.76%) GAMP
5 1 (0.76%) GxP
5 1 (0.76%) HL7
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.76%) ITGC
5 1 (0.76%) NIST
5 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.29%) vSphere
4 2 (1.53%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) HP ALM
1 3 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.53%) PowerCLI
3 1 (0.76%) Ansible
3 1 (0.76%) CASB
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.34%) SAP
3 5 (3.82%) HP
3 5 (3.82%) VMware
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco
4 4 (3.05%) CyberArk
4 4 (3.05%) IBM
5 2 (1.53%) Apple
5 2 (1.53%) Brocade
5 2 (1.53%) Citrix
5 2 (1.53%) F5
5 2 (1.53%) Google
5 2 (1.53%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe
6 1 (0.76%) Datix
6 1 (0.76%) NEC
6 1 (0.76%) NetScout
6 1 (0.76%) Okta
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy
6 1 (0.76%) Snow