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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 18 August 2022 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 14 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 236 142 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 9.48% 6.28% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.69% 7.02% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 79 61
10th Percentile £352 £250 £238
25th Percentile £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +16.47% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £575 £488 £500
90th Percentile £650 £585 £575
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 3
10th Percentile £18.62 £16.00 £19.30
25th Percentile £24.00 £19.75 £19.90
Median hourly rate £27.00 £29.10 £23.08
Median % change year-on-year -7.22% +26.11% -47.26%
75th Percentile £46.00 £59.38 £50.13
90th Percentile £78.70 £69.24 £65.05
England median hourly rate £27.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.63% +16.36% -12.70%

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 2,207 2,024 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 88.67% 89.48% 86.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,370 1,152 809
10th Percentile £200 £155 £224
25th Percentile £363 £290 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £425 £445
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% -4.49% -1.11%
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 299 83
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.25 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £14.57
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +51.85% -40.00% +32.35%
75th Percentile £52.50 £24.25 £47.38
90th Percentile £64.10 £50.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £26.98 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.61% -8.89% +6.91%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +9 81 £450 +5.88% 29
Cambridgeshire +12 52 £475 +26.67% 21
Essex +18 46 £504 +12.00% 15
Bedfordshire 0 35 £425 - 8
Suffolk +2 12 £575 +15.00%
Norfolk +4 10 £425 +25.93% 1
Project Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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.

1 112 (47.46%) Social Skills
2 82 (34.75%) Finance
3 78 (33.05%) Agile
4 54 (22.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (22.46%) PRINCE2
6 49 (20.76%) Project Delivery
7 46 (19.49%) Degree
8 41 (17.37%) Scrum
9 40 (16.95%) Change Management
10 38 (16.10%) Microsoft
11 32 (13.56%) Migration
12 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
13 25 (10.59%) Public Sector
14 24 (10.17%) Matrix Organization
15 23 (9.75%) Service Management
15 23 (9.75%) PMI Certification
16 22 (9.32%) Legal
16 22 (9.32%) PMO
17 21 (8.90%) Risk Management
17 21 (8.90%) ITIL
17 21 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
17 21 (8.90%) Business Case
17 21 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 20 (8.47%) Time Management
18 20 (8.47%) AWS
19 19 (8.05%) Management Information System
19 19 (8.05%) ITSM
19 19 (8.05%) JIRA
19 19 (8.05%) Business Analysis

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 11 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.24%) Confluence
3 4 (1.69%) Headless CMS
4 2 (0.85%) IIS
4 2 (0.85%) SAS
4 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) TPMS
Applications
1 21 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (7.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (7.20%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (5.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.42%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Primavera
3 1 (0.42%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.42%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.47%) AWS
2 16 (6.78%) Azure
3 12 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (2.12%) Serverless
5 4 (1.69%) Algolia
5 4 (1.69%) BigCommerce
5 4 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.69%) Commercetools
5 4 (1.69%) Contentful
5 4 (1.69%) GCP
5 4 (1.69%) SaaS
5 4 (1.69%) SAP Commerce Cloud
6 3 (1.27%) IaaS
6 3 (1.27%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.85%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.39%) LAN
1 8 (3.39%) WAN
2 6 (2.54%) Internet
3 3 (1.27%) SD-WAN
3 3 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.85%) Firewall
4 2 (0.85%) NAS
4 2 (0.85%) SAN
4 2 (0.85%) Skype
4 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) MPLS
5 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.42%) VoIP
5 1 (0.42%) Wireless
5 1 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.85%) Data Hub
3 2 (0.85%) GIS
3 2 (0.85%) Impala
3 2 (0.85%) Power BI
3 2 (0.85%) QlikView
3 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.85%) Tableau
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 19 (8.05%) JIRA
2 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.85%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.85%) JMeter
3 2 (0.85%) Postman
3 2 (0.85%) Selenium
3 2 (0.85%) TestComplete
3 2 (0.85%) TestRail
4 1 (0.42%) AutoIt
General
1 112 (47.46%) Social Skills
2 82 (34.75%) Finance
3 26 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (10.59%) Public Sector
5 22 (9.32%) Legal
6 20 (8.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (6.36%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (5.51%) Retail
9 10 (4.24%) Marketing
10 9 (3.81%) Manufacturing
10 9 (3.81%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (3.39%) Automotive
12 7 (2.97%) Law
13 4 (1.69%) Local Government
13 4 (1.69%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (1.27%) Banking
15 2 (0.85%) Electronics
15 2 (0.85%) French Language
15 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 115 (48.73%) Project Manager
2 17 (7.20%) IT Manager
2 17 (7.20%) IT Project Manager
3 16 (6.78%) Analyst
4 15 (6.36%) Implementation Manager
5 13 (5.51%) Senior Manager
5 13 (5.51%) Senior Project Manager
6 11 (4.66%) Business Manager
7 10 (4.24%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.24%) Scrum Master
8 8 (3.39%) Change Manager
8 8 (3.39%) Service Manager
9 7 (2.97%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (2.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 7 (2.97%) Service Analyst
9 7 (2.97%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (2.97%) Service Desk Manager
10 6 (2.54%) Business Change Manager
10 6 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (2.54%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) Lambda Expressions
1 4 (1.69%) MACH
1 4 (1.69%) Spring
1 4 (1.69%) Web Services
2 2 (0.85%) Middleware
2 2 (0.85%) Velocity
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.42%) SAML
3 1 (0.42%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.05%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.51%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.97%) FMCG
3 7 (2.97%) PMI
4 6 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.12%) User Experience
6 4 (1.69%) CMDB
6 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.69%) iPad
6 4 (1.69%) NHS
7 3 (1.27%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.27%) IoT
7 3 (1.27%) Life Science
7 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.08%) Windows
2 3 (1.27%) Linux
2 3 (1.27%) VMS
3 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.85%) Solaris
3 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.05%) Agile
2 54 (22.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (22.46%) PRINCE2
4 49 (20.76%) Project Delivery
5 41 (17.37%) Scrum
6 40 (16.95%) Change Management
7 32 (13.56%) Migration
8 24 (10.17%) Matrix Organization
9 23 (9.75%) Service Management
10 21 (8.90%) Business Case
10 21 (8.90%) ITIL
10 21 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (8.90%) Risk Management
11 20 (8.47%) Time Management
12 19 (8.05%) Business Analysis
12 19 (8.05%) ITSM
13 18 (7.63%) Coaching
14 16 (6.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (5.93%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.54%) SQL
2 5 (2.12%) Python
3 4 (1.69%) R
4 3 (1.27%) C
5 2 (0.85%) Java
5 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.42%) Bash
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (19.49%) Degree
2 23 (9.75%) PMI Certification
3 18 (7.63%) Security Cleared
4 16 (6.78%) PMP
4 16 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 15 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.27%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.27%) CISSP
7 3 (1.27%) ISACA
7 3 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.85%) APMP
8 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.42%) CCNA
9 1 (0.42%) CCNP
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.32%) PMO
2 14 (5.93%) QA
3 5 (2.12%) NEBOSH
3 5 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.69%) NIST
5 3 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.27%) GDPR
5 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.85%) GxP
7 1 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.42%) IFRS
7 1 (0.42%) P3O
7 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 2 (0.85%) MetaFrame
3 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.42%) Observium
2 1 (0.42%) PowerCLI
2 1 (0.42%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.42%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) Terraform
2 1 (0.42%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.42%) VxRail
Vendors
1 38 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.51%) Remedy
2 13 (5.51%) SAP
3 9 (3.81%) ServiceNow
4 8 (3.39%) CheckPoint
5 7 (2.97%) Avaya
5 7 (2.97%) CyberArk
5 7 (2.97%) Peregrine
5 7 (2.97%) Siemens
6 5 (2.12%) Computacenter
7 4 (1.69%) Citrix
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle
7 4 (1.69%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.69%) VMware
8 3 (1.27%) Cisco
8 3 (1.27%) FireEye
8 3 (1.27%) HP
8 3 (1.27%) Proofpoint
8 3 (1.27%) Symantec