Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 25 8
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 +26
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 33 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.54% 6.52% 13.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.36% 8.13% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 53
Kent median daily rate £650 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.98% +9.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £413 £320 £383
90th Percentile £813 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £24.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £25.12 £24.25
% change year-on-year +29.38% +3.59% -27.61%

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 373 406 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.58% 80.24% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 310 291
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +12.59%
10th Percentile £223 £225 £193
90th Percentile £600 £588 £569
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 7
Kent median hourly rate £36.50 £25.69 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.08% +22.33% -19.23%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.00 £15.25
90th Percentile £43.25 £47.50 £114.40
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Canterbury +1 1 - -
Tonbridge +1 1 £525 +5.00%
Dartford 0 1 - - 1
Sevenoaks 0 1 £750 +54.64%
West Malling - 1 - - 1
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (15.00%) Remedy
5 3 (15.00%) BMC
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) CMDB
5 3 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Swim Lanes
5 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) People Management
6 2 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) HR Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Workday Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Workday Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) CMDB
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) People Management
5 2 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) BMC
1 3 (15.00%) Remedy
2 2 (10.00%) Workday
3 1 (5.00%) Capita
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft