Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Management 381 379 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.38% 7.78% 7.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 9.55% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 246 254
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £266
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 18
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% -10.61% +6.45%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.00 £8.68
90th Percentile £44.50 £46.50 £45.76
England median hourly rate £26.87 £27.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year -2.31% -12.53% +11.29%

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 4265 3967 4640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.39% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2302 2704
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £233
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 320 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -5 119 £400 +6.67% 29
Cambridgeshire +1 88 £420 -1.18% 30
Bedfordshire +12 62 £475 +3.94% 5
Essex -37 51 £475 +18.75% 5
Suffolk +9 34 £425 +3.03% 1
Norfolk -5 23 £400 +14.29% 4
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 111 (29.13%) Finance
2 109 (28.61%) PRINCE2
3 93 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (14.70%) Change Management
6 51 (13.39%) Microsoft
7 49 (12.86%) ITIL
8 45 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
9 41 (10.76%) PMO
10 36 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
10 36 (9.45%) Degree
11 32 (8.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 31 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (7.87%) Service Delivery
13 30 (7.87%) SAP
14 27 (7.09%) Risk Management
14 27 (7.09%) Migration
14 27 (7.09%) Security Cleared
14 27 (7.09%) Waterfall
15 26 (6.82%) Retail
15 26 (6.82%) Management Information System
15 26 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
15 26 (6.82%) SDLC
16 25 (6.56%) Oracle
16 25 (6.56%) E-Commerce
17 24 (6.30%) SharePoint
18 23 (6.04%) Windows
18 23 (6.04%) SC Cleared
19 22 (5.77%) ERP
19 22 (5.77%) Programme Management

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 24 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.57%) Confluence
3 4 (1.05%) IIS
3 4 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.26%) Smallworld
Applications
1 45 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (9.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (3.15%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.79%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.05%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.05%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.05%) SAP FSCM
1 4 (1.05%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.52%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.26%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.26%) HFM
4 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.89%) Office 365
2 9 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.05%) PaaS
4 3 (0.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.26%) G Suite
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.26%) Taleo
6 1 (0.26%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.25%) LAN
2 18 (4.72%) WAN
3 9 (2.36%) SAN
4 6 (1.57%) Firewall
5 4 (1.05%) NAS
5 4 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.79%) DHCP
6 3 (0.79%) DNS
6 3 (0.79%) Internet
6 3 (0.79%) WLAN
7 2 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.52%) Wireless
8 1 (0.26%) 802.11
8 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.26%) Intranet
8 1 (0.26%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.26%) SMS
8 1 (0.26%) SNMP
8 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.79%) Big Data
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) GIS
6 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.26%) Ingres
6 1 (0.26%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.94%) JIRA
2 2 (0.52%) AutoIt
2 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) GitLab
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 111 (29.13%) Finance
2 26 (6.82%) Retail
3 16 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (3.15%) Billing
7 11 (2.89%) Legal
8 10 (2.62%) Banking
8 10 (2.62%) Marketing
9 7 (1.84%) Law
10 5 (1.31%) Electronics
11 4 (1.05%) Advertising
11 4 (1.05%) Automotive
12 3 (0.79%) Local Government
13 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.52%) French Language
13 2 (0.52%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.52%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) Back Office
14 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (38.32%) Project Manager
2 52 (13.65%) Analyst
3 32 (8.40%) Consultant
4 31 (8.14%) IT Manager
5 29 (7.61%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.56%) IT Project Manager
7 24 (6.30%) Coordinator
7 24 (6.30%) Project Coordinator
8 23 (6.04%) Architect
9 21 (5.51%) Senior Manager
10 19 (4.99%) Security Consultant
10 19 (4.99%) Senior Project Manager
11 17 (4.46%) Project Analyst
12 14 (3.67%) Service Manager
13 13 (3.41%) Business Manager
13 13 (3.41%) Business Project Manager
13 13 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
13 13 (3.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 12 (3.15%) Delivery Manager
15 10 (2.62%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.36%) Middleware
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (1.31%) .NET
4 3 (0.79%) Web Services
4 3 (0.79%) XML
5 2 (0.52%) CSS
5 2 (0.52%) HTML
5 2 (0.52%) J2EE
5 2 (0.52%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.52%) XSD
6 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.26%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.26%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.26%) Spring
6 1 (0.26%) Velocity
6 1 (0.26%) WCF
6 1 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.99%) Data Centre
4 17 (4.46%) Virtual Team
5 10 (2.62%) PMI
6 8 (2.10%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.84%) Social Media
8 6 (1.57%) Optoelectronics
9 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.31%) Life Science
10 4 (1.05%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.79%) FMCG
11 3 (0.79%) NHS
11 3 (0.79%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.79%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.52%) EPoS
12 2 (0.52%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.52%) PKI
12 2 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.04%) Windows
2 9 (2.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.84%) Linux
4 5 (1.31%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Unix
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (28.61%) PRINCE2
2 93 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (14.70%) Change Management
5 49 (12.86%) ITIL
6 30 (7.87%) Service Delivery
7 27 (7.09%) Migration
7 27 (7.09%) Risk Management
7 27 (7.09%) Waterfall
8 26 (6.82%) SDLC
9 25 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 22 (5.77%) ERP
10 22 (5.77%) Programme Management
11 21 (5.51%) Coaching
11 21 (5.51%) Information Security
12 19 (4.99%) CRM
12 19 (4.99%) Mentoring
12 19 (4.99%) Project Governance
13 18 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.72%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.67%) SQL
2 8 (2.10%) C
3 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.31%) Python
5 3 (0.79%) C#
5 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.79%) Perl
5 3 (0.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.52%) Java
6 2 (0.52%) PHP
6 2 (0.52%) R
7 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.26%) C++
7 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (9.45%) Degree
2 32 (8.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 27 (7.09%) Security Cleared
4 23 (6.04%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.99%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.41%) CISA
6 13 (3.41%) CISM
6 13 (3.41%) CISSP
7 11 (2.89%) PMP
8 10 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.57%) PhD
10 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.05%) MCSE
12 3 (0.79%) ACCA
12 3 (0.79%) CIMA
13 2 (0.52%) CCSP
13 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.76%) PMO
2 17 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.46%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.94%) GDPR
4 9 (2.36%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.57%) ISO 9001
6 5 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.05%) QA
8 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.79%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.52%) GxP
9 2 (0.52%) SLA
10 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.26%) EMIR
10 1 (0.26%) GAMP
10 1 (0.26%) GCP
10 1 (0.26%) GMP
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.26%) MiFID
10 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.79%) XenApp
4 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) Docker
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) LXC
5 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Ansible
1 2 (0.52%) Nexpose
1 2 (0.52%) PowerCLI
2 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.26%) Mesos
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (0.26%) Nagios
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
2 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 51 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.87%) SAP
3 25 (6.56%) Oracle
4 12 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.89%) VMware
6 9 (2.36%) Citrix
7 7 (1.84%) Huawei
8 6 (1.57%) Cisco
8 6 (1.57%) IBM
9 4 (1.05%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.05%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.05%) Google
9 4 (1.05%) Planview
9 4 (1.05%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.79%) Remedy
10 3 (0.79%) Tableau
11 2 (0.52%) Ariba
11 2 (0.52%) HP
11 2 (0.52%) Imperva
11 2 (0.52%) Red Hat