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 3 months to 25 June 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 10 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.97% 10.53% 6.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.43% 13.39% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 12
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -20.28%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 254 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 84.46% 78.64% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 174 120
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 4
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +81.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +6 4 £338 -38.63%
Dartford - 2 - -
Maidstone -7 1 - - 2
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) PRINCE2
4 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.87%) ITIL
6 7 (13.21%) Change Management
6 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) Service Management
6 7 (13.21%) .NET
7 6 (11.32%) SQL
7 6 (11.32%) Windows
7 6 (11.32%) Citrix
7 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
7 6 (11.32%) Firewall
7 6 (11.32%) VMware
7 6 (11.32%) Information Security
7 6 (11.32%) Supplier Management
7 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
7 6 (11.32%) Workday
8 5 (9.43%) Line Management
8 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (9.43%) EPiServer
8 5 (9.43%) Fund Management
8 5 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.43%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (9.43%) Clustering
8 5 (9.43%) CISM

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 5 (9.43%) Apache
1 5 (9.43%) EPiServer
1 5 (9.43%) FileNet
1 5 (9.43%) IIS
1 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
2 5 (9.43%) DNS
2 5 (9.43%) HTTPS
2 5 (9.43%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Local Government
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.87%) Senior Manager
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) Development Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Development Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Finance Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Financial Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Programme Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Workday Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Workday Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Digital Programme Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Clustering
1 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
1 5 (9.43%) Tandem
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.55%) NHS
3 3 (5.66%) FMCG
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) PRINCE2
3 14 (26.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.87%) ITIL
5 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) Change Management
5 7 (13.21%) Service Management
6 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
6 6 (11.32%) Information Security
6 6 (11.32%) Investment Management
6 6 (11.32%) Supplier Management
7 5 (9.43%) Fund Management
7 5 (9.43%) Line Management
7 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.55%) IT Audit
8 4 (7.55%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
9 3 (5.66%) ERP
9 3 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) JCL
3 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.89%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) CISM
1 5 (9.43%) CISSP
2 4 (7.55%) CISA
3 3 (5.66%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (5.66%) PMP
3 3 (5.66%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CBAP
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
3 3 (5.66%) COBIT
4 2 (3.77%) GDPR
4 2 (3.77%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.89%) QA
5 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Citrix
1 6 (11.32%) VMware
1 6 (11.32%) Workday
2 5 (9.43%) Genesys
2 5 (9.43%) Informatica
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Blue Prism
3 2 (3.77%) F5
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harris Global
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago