Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 22 January 2018 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 16 30
Rank change year-on-year -24 +14 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Management 27 47 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.05% 10.17% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 12.27% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 32
Kent median daily rate £500 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £369 £315
90th Percentile £675 £538 £524
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +9.80% -42.05% +83.33%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 421 383 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 78.69% 82.90% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 272 302
Kent median daily rate £350 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +10.37% -10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £201 £200
90th Percentile £619 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 26
Kent median hourly rate £26.06 £10.65 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +144.72% -53.19% +31.88%
10th Percentile £25.20 £9.61 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.10 £21.95 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Kent

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Kent

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Kent over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Kent

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Kent

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Folkestone 0 3 - -
Stansted - 2 £425 -
Tunbridge Wells +3 1 - - 2
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 6 (22.22%) Change Management
5 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) B2B
7 3 (11.11%) PMO
7 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (11.11%) EMC
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.11%) Retail
7 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
8 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.41%) Change Control
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (7.41%) Dependency Management
8 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 19770
8 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.41%) Logistics
8 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Management

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Migration Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Migration Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Service Transition Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Transition Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Workday Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Solaris
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) PRINCE2
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) B2B
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.41%) B2C
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Dependency Management
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Logistics
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (7.41%) GDPR
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) EMC
2 2 (7.41%) Workday
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) hybris
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel
3 1 (3.70%) VMware