The median contractor rate for a IT Project Manager was £414 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 186 192
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 56 82 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.87% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.92% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 55
Median daily rate £414 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £362 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +0.60% -0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -34.93% +38.33%  

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 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +10 12 £500 +2.56% 2
Surrey +6 11 £413 -2.94% 1
Hampshire +8 9 £310 -23.69% 3
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £415 -1.19% 2
West Sussex +7 8 £415 -3.48%
Kent +13 3 £510 -1.92%
East Sussex - 2 £425 - 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 30 March 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 58 (49.15%) Project Management
2 46 (38.98%) PRINCE2
3 38 (32.20%) Finance
4 20 (16.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (14.41%) Migration
6 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (14.41%) QA
7 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
8 14 (11.86%) PMP
9 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
10 12 (10.17%) ITIL
10 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
11 11 (9.32%) Supplier Management
11 11 (9.32%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (9.32%) MS Office
12 10 (8.47%) Project Planning
12 10 (8.47%) PMO
13 9 (7.63%) IT Strategy
13 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.63%) PMI Certification
14 8 (6.78%) MS Project
14 8 (6.78%) SAP
14 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
14 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
14 8 (6.78%) Project Governance
14 8 (6.78%) Degree
14 8 (6.78%) APMP
15 7 (5.93%) Change Control
15 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (1.69%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Office
2 8 (6.78%) MS Project
3 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.39%) Office 365
2 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Taleo
3 1 (0.85%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Firewall
2 4 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) LAN
4 2 (1.69%) VPN
4 2 (1.69%) WAN
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) Softphone
5 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) GIS
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
General
1 38 (32.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.08%) Marketing
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Billing
4 4 (3.39%) Electronics
5 3 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.85%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) .NET
1 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) NHS
4 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) CCTV
5 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.69%) PMI
5 2 (1.69%) SCADA
6 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) EMV
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) Life Science
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.69%) VMS
2 1 (0.85%) Android
2 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) Project Management
2 46 (38.98%) PRINCE2
3 19 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.41%) Migration
5 12 (10.17%) ITIL
6 11 (9.32%) Matrix Organization
6 11 (9.32%) Supplier Management
7 10 (8.47%) Project Planning
8 9 (7.63%) IT Strategy
8 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.78%) Project Governance
10 7 (5.93%) Change Control
11 6 (5.08%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.24%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.24%) Change Management
12 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.24%) Line Management
12 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.54%) C
2 2 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
3 14 (11.86%) PMP
4 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
5 9 (7.63%) PMI Certification
6 8 (6.78%) APMP
6 8 (6.78%) Degree
7 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) CISA
9 1 (0.85%) CISM
9 1 (0.85%) CISSP
9 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.41%) QA
2 10 (8.47%) PMO
3 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) GMP
4 1 (0.85%) GxP
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) SAP
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.54%) WorldPay
6 2 (1.69%) Adobe
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco
6 2 (1.69%) ESRI
6 2 (1.69%) VMware
6 2 (1.69%) Workday
7 1 (0.85%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) Mitel
7 1 (0.85%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.85%) Siemens
7 1 (0.85%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.85%) Tumbleweed
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