Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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.

Technical Project Manager
England > South East
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 279 319
Rank change year-on-year -14 +40 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 88 92 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.57% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.60% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 57 50
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% -2.54% +1.43%
10th Percentile £321 £317 £312
90th Percentile £615 £559 £503
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £31.63
England median hourly rate £22.57 £22.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +0.31% -46.43% +13.36%

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 15,922 15,245 17,303
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.76% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,445 8,754 10,484
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £243
90th Percentile £580 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 673 755
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.43
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.90 £47.93
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

Technical Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Project Manager in the South East

Technical 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 Technical Project Manager in the South East.

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

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Project Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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

Technical 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 Technical Project Manager in the South East.

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

Technical 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 Technical Project Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Thames Valley -18 31 £456 +4.29% 3
Hampshire -14 22 £411 +8.05% 1
Berkshire -15 16 £475 +5.56% 2
Surrey -22 16 £513 +16.48% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 14 £375 -10.29%
East Sussex +5 7 £325 +18.18%
Kent - 6 £500 -
West Sussex -8 2 £563 +18.42%
Middlesex +2 1 £638 +54.55%
Oxfordshire -2 1 £475 +8.76% 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Technical Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, Technical Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Technical Project Manager in the job title.

1 39 (44.32%) Project Management
2 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.27%) Oracle
3 24 (27.27%) Windows
3 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.14%) Finance
5 17 (19.32%) PRINCE2
5 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
6 16 (18.18%) Unix
6 16 (18.18%) VMware
6 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (17.05%) Migration
8 13 (14.77%) Banking
9 12 (13.64%) Solaris
10 11 (12.50%) Office 365
10 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (12.50%) Resource Management
11 10 (11.36%) SQL
11 10 (11.36%) LAN
11 10 (11.36%) WAN
11 10 (11.36%) Citrix
11 10 (11.36%) Windows 10
12 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (10.23%) SAN
12 9 (10.23%) Scrum
13 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 8 (9.09%) ITIL
13 8 (9.09%) Linux
13 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
14 7 (7.95%) Matrix Organization

Technical 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 (5.68%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (12.50%) Office 365
3 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.27%) IaaS
5 2 (2.27%) PaaS
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) LAN
1 10 (11.36%) WAN
2 9 (10.23%) SAN
3 3 (3.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.27%) DNS
4 2 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (1.14%) Broadband
5 1 (1.14%) DHCP
5 1 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (1.14%) Network Security
5 1 (1.14%) SMTP
5 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
1 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) DB2
3 3 (3.41%) Power BI
4 1 (1.14%) Big Data
4 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) GitLab
2 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) LDAP
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (5.68%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Contactless
3 1 (1.14%) Digital Wallet
3 1 (1.14%) Fintech
3 1 (1.14%) FMCG
3 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.14%) PKI
3 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 16 (18.18%) Unix
3 12 (13.64%) Solaris
4 10 (11.36%) Windows 10
5 8 (9.09%) Linux
6 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Project Management
2 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) PRINCE2
4 15 (17.05%) Migration
5 11 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 9 (10.23%) Scrum
7 8 (9.09%) ITIL
7 8 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.95%) Change Management
8 7 (7.95%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.82%) Project Planning
10 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 5 (5.68%) Process Improvement
11 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.55%) Information Security
11 4 (4.55%) IT Strategy
11 4 (4.55%) Programme Governance
11 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery Management
12 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (2.27%) Scala
3 1 (1.14%) C
3 1 (1.14%) Java
3 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PMP
4 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) GDPR
3 3 (3.41%) PMO
4 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (4.55%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.27%) Oracle
3 16 (18.18%) VMware
4 10 (11.36%) Citrix
5 7 (7.95%) NetApp
5 7 (7.95%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (3.41%) Capita
6 3 (3.41%) HP
6 3 (3.41%) Veeam
7 1 (1.14%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.14%) hybris
7 1 (1.14%) Nuxeo
7 1 (1.14%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.14%) SAP
7 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow