Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 37 50 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.72% 8.67% 7.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.95% 10.08% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 49
Kent median daily rate £650 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £383 £331 £315
90th Percentile £724 £666 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £26.87 £28.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.74% -35.23% +60.00%

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 372 496 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 77.66% 85.96% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 350 429
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £263 £201 £181
90th Percentile £629 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 20
Kent median hourly rate £39.81 £27.38 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.38% +16.51% +54.10%
10th Percentile £16.98 £10.14 £12.17
90th Percentile £47.75 £29.92 £175.00
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £26.60
% change year-on-year -5.56% -15.41% +23.43%

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 April 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 19 April 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 -2 3 £375 - 2
Tonbridge - 2 £668 - 1
West Malling +3 1 £475 +4.11%
Maidstone -3 1 £450 -8.86% 2
Stansted - 1 £425 -
Project Management
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
3 16 (43.24%) ITIL
4 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (32.43%) Workday
5 11 (29.73%) Service Management
6 9 (24.32%) Migration
7 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
8 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) B2B
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
9 4 (10.81%) EMC
10 3 (8.11%) ISEB
10 3 (8.11%) Internet
10 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
10 3 (8.11%) Scrum
10 3 (8.11%) DAO
10 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
10 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Commercial Awareness

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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) ISDN
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) PBX
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Skype
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Project Manager
2 9 (24.32%) HR Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Payroll Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Data Centre Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Data Migration Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Migration Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Migration Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Workday Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Workday Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Manager
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) PRINCE2
2 16 (43.24%) ITIL
3 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (29.73%) Service Management
5 9 (24.32%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) B2B
7 4 (10.81%) Change Management
7 4 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.11%) Commercial Awareness
8 3 (8.11%) Decision-Making
8 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
8 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Master's Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Workday
2 4 (10.81%) EMC
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) hybris
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) SAP