Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

IT Project Manager
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 247 228
Rank change year-on-year +32 -19 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 145 119 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.72% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.76% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 91 130
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +7.46%
10th Percentile £327 £325 £325
90th Percentile £529 £550 £519
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.64% - +74.67%
10th Percentile £34.05 £52.50 £52.50
90th Percentile £39.35 £57.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £30.50 £35.75 £54.50
% change year-on-year -14.69% -34.40% +41.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in the South East

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Project Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in the South East

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in the South East

IT Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Project Manager in the South East

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the South East 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
Thames Valley -2 44 £425 -5.56% 3
Hampshire +22 41 £390 -2.50% 5
Berkshire +13 26 £425 -5.56% 3
Surrey -7 25 £463 +2.78%
West Sussex +5 21 £466 -4.36% 2
Buckinghamshire -28 13 £431 -4.17%
Oxfordshire +6 5 £425 -5.56%
East Sussex -4 5 £500 -
Sussex - 2 £450 -
Kent -18 1 - - 1
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 64 (44.14%) PRINCE2
2 61 (42.07%) Project Management
3 32 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (17.24%) Finance
5 24 (16.55%) PMI Certification
5 24 (16.55%) QA
6 23 (15.86%) PMP
6 23 (15.86%) Migration
6 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (14.48%) Matrix Organization
8 18 (12.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (11.72%) Windows
9 17 (11.72%) Project Planning
10 16 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Project
11 15 (10.34%) ITIL
11 15 (10.34%) Telecoms
12 13 (8.97%) Data Centre
12 13 (8.97%) PMO
13 12 (8.28%) Windows 10
13 12 (8.28%) Degree
13 12 (8.28%) Supplier Management
13 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
14 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
15 9 (6.21%) CRM
15 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
16 8 (5.52%) Change Management
16 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
16 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
17 7 (4.83%) Project Governance

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.07%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.38%) CMS
3 2 (1.38%) Confluence
4 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.38%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.69%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) LAN
2 3 (2.07%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.69%) DHCP
4 1 (0.69%) SMS
4 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.69%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
4 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.38%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.69%) GIS
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.38%) JIRA
General
1 25 (17.24%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.45%) Legal
3 5 (3.45%) Marketing
3 5 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.45%) Retail
4 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.07%) Back Office
6 2 (1.38%) Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.38%) Middleware
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.45%) PMI
4 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.76%) FMCG
5 2 (1.38%) CCTV
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.38%) NHS
5 2 (1.38%) Social Media
5 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) Life Science
6 1 (0.69%) LIMS
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Windows
2 12 (8.28%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.14%) PRINCE2
2 61 (42.07%) Project Management
3 32 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.86%) Migration
5 21 (14.48%) Matrix Organization
6 17 (11.72%) Project Planning
7 15 (10.34%) ITIL
8 12 (8.28%) Supplier Management
9 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.21%) CRM
11 8 (5.52%) Change Management
11 8 (5.52%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.83%) PRINCE
12 7 (4.83%) Project Governance
12 7 (4.83%) Scrum
13 6 (4.14%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.14%) IT Strategy
13 6 (4.14%) Logistics
13 6 (4.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.07%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (16.55%) PMI Certification
2 23 (15.86%) PMP
3 18 (12.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (11.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (8.28%) Degree
6 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.76%) APMP
9 2 (1.38%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.55%) QA
2 13 (8.97%) PMO
3 7 (4.83%) GDPR
4 5 (3.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.69%) COBIT
6 1 (0.69%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) SCCM
2 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle
3 4 (2.76%) SAP
4 3 (2.07%) VMware
5 2 (1.38%) Siebel
5 2 (1.38%) Workday
6 1 (0.69%) Capita
6 1 (0.69%) Cerner
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco
6 1 (0.69%) Demandware
6 1 (0.69%) NetApp
6 1 (0.69%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com