Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 15 July 2019 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 59 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.55% 6.71% 8.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 7.81% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 52
Northamptonshire median daily rate £378 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £273 £272 £220
90th Percentile £538 £488 £508
East Midlands median daily rate £384 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -5.25% +1.25% -2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £24.00 £20.55
% change year-on-year -35.42% +16.82% -72.14%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 499 679 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 89.27% 85.95% 83.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 419 410
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £273 £288 £253
90th Percentile £525 £527 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.19 £12.40 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.51% -15.57% -7.53%
10th Percentile £12.83 £10.29 £9.95
90th Percentile £48.23 £47.50 £86.83
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.11 £15.86 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.02% -9.37% +14.75%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Northamptonshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Northamptonshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Northamptonshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Northamptonshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 2019. 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
Northampton +8 36 £375 -6.25% 7
Kettering -4 3 - - 1
Wellingborough - 3 - -
Project Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 21 (35.59%) PRINCE2
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) SDLC
3 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
3 12 (20.34%) Windows
4 11 (18.64%) ITIL
4 11 (18.64%) Change Control
5 10 (16.95%) PMO
5 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
6 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
6 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.25%) PRINCE
7 8 (13.56%) PMI Certification
7 8 (13.56%) RUP
7 8 (13.56%) CMMI
7 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
8 7 (11.86%) Test Management
8 7 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
8 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (11.86%) SQL
8 7 (11.86%) PMI
9 6 (10.17%) Migration
9 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
9 6 (10.17%) Decision-Making
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Measurement
10 5 (8.47%) Budgeting and Forecasting

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (3.39%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) DHCP
1 4 (6.78%) DNS
1 4 (6.78%) LAN
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 3 (5.08%) Wireless
3 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.39%) Skype
3 2 (3.39%) SMS
4 1 (1.69%) 802.11
4 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) OSPF
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) AdminStudio
1 3 (5.08%) InstallShield
1 3 (5.08%) Selenium
1 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
1 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
2 4 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Implementation Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (8.47%) PMO Lead
3 5 (8.47%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Business Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Business Project Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Business Systems Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Data Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Project Officer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.39%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.39%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) PMI
2 6 (10.17%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) FMCG
4 3 (5.08%) e-Learning
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) CCTV
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (35.59%) PRINCE2
2 14 (23.73%) SDLC
3 12 (20.34%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
4 11 (18.64%) Change Control
4 11 (18.64%) ITIL
5 10 (16.95%) Incident Management
6 9 (15.25%) PRINCE
7 8 (13.56%) CMMI
7 8 (13.56%) RUP
8 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
8 7 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (11.86%) Test Management
9 6 (10.17%) Decision-Making
9 6 (10.17%) Migration
10 5 (8.47%) Change Management
10 5 (8.47%) ITSM
10 5 (8.47%) Service Management
10 5 (8.47%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.86%) SQL
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) Delphi
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.39%) CFA
4 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) PMO
2 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.39%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Control-M
1 3 (5.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
1 3 (5.08%) ThinApp
1 3 (5.08%) WSUS
2 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) McAfee
2 3 (5.08%) Symantec
2 3 (5.08%) VMware
3 1 (1.69%) Ariba
3 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.69%) Automation Anywhere
3 1 (1.69%) Avaya
3 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco
3 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) SAP