Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 9 30
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 32 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.23% 12.60% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.82% 15.29% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 24
Kent median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £379 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £518
South East median daily rate £432 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.65% +6.25% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £26.93 £28.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year -6.32% -14.18% +52.27%

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 409 412 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 79.57% 82.40% 81.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 284 289
Kent median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £231 £193 £202
90th Percentile £625 £561 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20.61 £15.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £46.00 £114.40 £40.10
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 - -
Maidstone - 3 - - 1
Stansted - 2 £425 -
Tunbridge Wells +5 1 - -
Sevenoaks +3 1 £485 +27.63%
Tonbridge -1 1 £500 -6.98%
Canterbury -2 1 £425 +8.28%
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Information Security
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) SDLC
4 7 (21.88%) CISM
4 7 (21.88%) CISSP
4 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (18.75%) Change Management
5 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.75%) GDPR
6 5 (15.63%) IT Audit
7 4 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 4 (12.50%) COBIT
7 4 (12.50%) Retail
7 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.50%) OWASP
7 4 (12.50%) CISA
7 4 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
8 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
8 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) SQL

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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Information Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Service Transition Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Transition Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Active Directory Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (3.13%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) PMO Coordinator
5 1 (3.13%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) QC Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Cybercrime
3 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Information Security
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) SDLC
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) IT Audit
5 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) OWASP
5 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.25%) B2C
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) CISM
1 7 (21.88%) CISSP
2 4 (12.50%) CISA
2 4 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
3 1 (3.13%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (18.75%) GDPR
3 4 (12.50%) COBIT
4 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (6.25%) PMO
6 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Siebel
2 1 (3.13%) VMware