Period
to 25 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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.

Project Manager
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 25 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 128 251 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.59% 7.63% 8.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.02% 8.08% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 174 168
Surrey median daily rate £500 £503 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +0.50% -
10th Percentile £406 £410 £313
90th Percentile £650 £623 £609
South East median daily rate £450 £464 £450
% change year-on-year -2.96% +3.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% +9.38% -1.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2,126 3,108 2,422
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.88% 94.53% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,476 2,151 1,654
Surrey median daily rate £474 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.21% +9.00% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £628 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 95 83
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.90 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year +21.05% +6.23% -10.58%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Surrey

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Surrey

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Surrey

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Surrey

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
Staines +10 16 £513 +2.50%
Sunbury-on-Thames -17 13 £450 -22.15%
Egham -2 6 £425 -19.05%
Guildford +19 5 £575 +24.32% 3
Redhill +11 5 £413 -17.50% 1
Reigate -1 5 £606 +25.65% 1
Epsom -2 5 £488 +11.43%
Leatherhead -3 5 £475 - 1
Chertsey +4 4 £525 -16.00%
Farnham - 3 £500 -
Weybridge +9 2 £450 -10.00%
Tadworth - 2 £569 -
Camberley - 2 - - 1
Woking - 1 £525 - 1
Cobham - 1 £500 -
Project Manager
South East

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 Surrey region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 66 (51.56%) Project Management
2 53 (41.41%) Finance
3 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (23.44%) Project Delivery
5 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
7 17 (13.28%) Decision-Making
8 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 16 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 15 (11.72%) Change Management
10 14 (10.94%) SAP
10 14 (10.94%) SDLC
11 13 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (10.16%) Migration
11 13 (10.16%) Degree
12 12 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
14 10 (7.81%) Cisco
14 10 (7.81%) WAN
15 9 (7.03%) Scrum
15 9 (7.03%) ERP
16 8 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (6.25%) PMI Certification
16 8 (6.25%) Legal
16 8 (6.25%) Logistics
16 8 (6.25%) Investment Management
16 8 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
17 7 (5.47%) SuccessFactors
17 7 (5.47%) Confluence

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 7 (5.47%) Confluence
2 1 (0.78%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.34%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.78%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.78%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.78%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (3.91%) Office 365
3 4 (3.13%) AWS
3 4 (3.13%) Azure
3 4 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) WAN
2 2 (1.56%) MPLS
2 2 (1.56%) Network Security
2 2 (1.56%) Skype
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) ISDN
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) Data Lake
1 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (41.41%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Legal
3 7 (5.47%) Advertising
3 7 (5.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.91%) Retail
5 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.78%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.34%) PMI
2 3 (2.34%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.56%) FMCG
3 2 (1.56%) Robotics
4 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.78%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (0.78%) Life Science
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.78%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.56%) Project Management
2 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.44%) Project Delivery
3 30 (23.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
5 17 (13.28%) Decision-Making
6 16 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 15 (11.72%) Change Management
8 14 (10.94%) SDLC
9 13 (10.16%) Migration
9 13 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.03%) ERP
10 9 (7.03%) Scrum
11 8 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (6.25%) Investment Management
11 8 (6.25%) Logistics
12 7 (5.47%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.47%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.47%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Degree
2 8 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 6 (4.69%) PMP
4 2 (1.56%) AAT
4 2 (1.56%) APMP
4 2 (1.56%) CISM
4 2 (1.56%) CISSP
4 2 (1.56%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.78%) ACCA
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) CIMA
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) PMO
3 2 (1.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) COBIT
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) NIST
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.94%) SAP
3 10 (7.81%) Cisco
4 6 (4.69%) Workday
5 5 (3.91%) hybris
6 3 (2.34%) Meraki
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle
7 2 (1.56%) Sun
8 1 (0.78%) BT
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.78%) Sitecore