The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 180 227
Rank change year-on-year -21 +47  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 53 83 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.68% 0.93% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.97% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 60 39
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £423 £413
% change year-on-year -2.84% +2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.13 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £35.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% +11.71%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7318 8515 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.52% 95.01% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 5076 5111
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 384 434
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 11 £438 -5.40% 2
Hampshire +7 11 £375 -18.47% 5
Surrey +5 10 £431 +7.81% 3
West Sussex +11 6 £460 +6.97%
Middlesex - 3 £469 -
East Sussex +1 2 £375 -
Oxfordshire -14 2 £413 -14.94%
Buckinghamshire -31 2 £441 +10.25%
Sussex -1 1 £450 - 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 23 June 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 55 (50.00%) Project Management
2 48 (43.64%) PRINCE2
3 42 (38.18%) Finance
4 22 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (16.36%) ITIL
7 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
8 16 (14.55%) Migration
9 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (12.73%) QA
11 12 (10.91%) PMI Certification
11 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
11 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
12 11 (10.00%) PMP
13 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 10 (9.09%) IT Strategy
14 9 (8.18%) Change Control
14 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
15 8 (7.27%) Supplier Management
15 8 (7.27%) Project Governance
15 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
15 8 (7.27%) SAP
15 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (7.27%) Matrix Organization
16 7 (6.36%) PMI
16 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
16 7 (6.36%) SDLC
16 7 (6.36%) APMP

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 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.91%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.91%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.91%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) LAN
2 1 (0.91%) Softphone
2 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.64%) GIS
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
General
1 42 (38.18%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.73%) Back Office
5 3 (2.73%) Electronics
5 3 (2.73%) Marketing
6 2 (1.82%) Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
6 2 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.91%) Billing
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.36%) PMI
3 6 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.64%) NHS
4 4 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.82%) CCTV
5 2 (1.82%) Life Science
5 2 (1.82%) SCADA
6 1 (0.91%) Derivative
6 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.91%) LIMS
6 1 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Windows
2 4 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.82%) VMS
3 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.91%) Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.00%) Project Management
2 48 (43.64%) PRINCE2
3 20 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (16.36%) ITIL
5 16 (14.55%) Migration
6 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 9 (8.18%) Change Control
9 8 (7.27%) Matrix Organization
9 8 (7.27%) Project Governance
9 8 (7.27%) Supplier Management
10 7 (6.36%) SDLC
11 6 (5.45%) IT Governance
11 6 (5.45%) Line Management
11 6 (5.45%) Project Planning
12 5 (4.55%) CRM
12 5 (4.55%) ERP
12 5 (4.55%) Logistics
12 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.64%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.82%) C
2 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (10.91%) PMI Certification
3 11 (10.00%) PMP
4 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
6 8 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (6.36%) APMP
8 6 (5.45%) Degree
9 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.91%) CISA
10 1 (0.91%) CISM
10 1 (0.91%) CISSP
10 1 (0.91%) ISEB
10 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) QA
2 6 (5.45%) PMO
3 4 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.91%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.91%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.91%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.27%) SAP
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (2.73%) VMware
4 3 (2.73%) WorldPay
5 2 (1.82%) ESRI
5 2 (1.82%) Workday
6 1 (0.91%) Cerner
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco
6 1 (0.91%) Citrix
6 1 (0.91%) EMC
6 1 (0.91%) HP
6 1 (0.91%) Mitel
6 1 (0.91%) Siemens
6 1 (0.91%) Tableau
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