Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +12
Contract jobs citing Project Management 34 55 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.36% 10.05% 9.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 11.93% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 51
Kent median daily rate £650 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £388
90th Percentile £750 £665 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £33.14 £23.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year +42.54% +1.09% -11.54%

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 367 461 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.44% 84.28% 78.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 334 440
Kent median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £205 £200
90th Percentile £603 £549 £576
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 11
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £27.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.09% -31.55% +38.84%
10th Percentile £11.65 £13.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.65 £29.92 £175.00
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.23% -16.21% +10.21%

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 July 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 July 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
Dartford -1 4 £375 - 4
Tonbridge +2 3 £665 +33.00%
West Malling +2 2 £475 +4.11% 5
Maidstone 0 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (38.24%) ITIL
3 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
4 10 (29.41%) Service Management
4 10 (29.41%) Workday
5 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
9 3 (8.82%) Windows
9 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.82%) ISEB
9 3 (8.82%) Internet
9 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) DAO
9 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
9 3 (8.82%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (8.82%) Commercial Awareness
10 2 (5.88%) Swim Lanes
10 2 (5.88%) GDPR
10 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) ISDN
2 1 (2.94%) PBX
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Power BI
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.59%) HR Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Payroll Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Workday Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Workday Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.88%) GDPR Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Head of IT
7 1 (2.94%) Head of Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Migration Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Process Improvement Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Uniface Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) CMDB
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
1 13 (38.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (32.35%) PRINCE2
3 10 (29.41%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (8.82%) Commercial Awareness
7 3 (8.82%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.88%) Swim Lanes
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 22301
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Workday
2 2 (5.88%) BMC
2 2 (5.88%) Capita
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Remedy
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) EMC
3 1 (2.94%) HP