Period
to 25 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 26 23
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 90 174 238
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 8.90% 6.78% 7.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.53% 7.24% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 137 184
Median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £350 £366 £410
90th Percentile £658 £650 £610
South East median daily rate £461 £460 £458
% change year-on-year +0.27% +0.55% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
South East median hourly rate £36.00 £41.40 £40.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% +3.50% +45.45%

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 944 2,404 2,883
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 93.61% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 1,698 2,009
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £186 £313 £300
90th Percentile £594 £625 £588
South East median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 70
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.36 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -12.00% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.97 £11.17
90th Percentile £55.75 £52.50 £51.38
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.86 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% +15.86% +2.86%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Surrey

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Project Manager in Surrey

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Surrey

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Surrey.

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 May 2020. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +24 12 £563 +15.49%
Reigate +18 8 £500 -16.32%
Guildford +11 8 £700 +45.83%
Leatherhead +6 7 £500 +17.65%
Staines +11 6 £500 -4.76%
Chertsey -7 5 £310 -34.74%
Epsom -2 4 £440 -7.37%
Egham +4 3 £400 -15.79%
Redhill -8 3 £460 -16.36%
Camberley +25 2 £520 -
Woking +14 1 £375 -
Weybridge -1 1 £600 +17.07%
Cobham -2 1 £488 -2.50%
Esher - 1 £500 -
Project Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 51 (56.67%) Project Management
2 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (20.00%) Migration
5 17 (18.89%) Finance
5 17 (18.89%) SDLC
6 16 (17.78%) Project Delivery
7 15 (16.67%) Scrum
7 15 (16.67%) SAP
8 14 (15.56%) Retail
9 13 (14.44%) ERP
10 11 (12.22%) Azure
10 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
11 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
13 8 (8.89%) PMP
13 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.89%) JIRA
14 7 (7.78%) Office 365
14 7 (7.78%) Decision-Making
14 7 (7.78%) ITIL
14 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Project
14 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
14 7 (7.78%) Change Management
15 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
15 6 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 6 (6.67%) Change Control
15 6 (6.67%) Confluence
16 5 (5.56%) Project Planning

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 6 (6.67%) Confluence
2 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (3.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP MDG
1 3 (3.33%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (1.11%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Azure
2 7 (7.78%) Office 365
3 3 (3.33%) OneDrive
3 3 (3.33%) Power Platform
3 3 (3.33%) SaaS
4 2 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) LAN
1 2 (2.22%) WAN
1 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) Power BI
2 2 (2.22%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.11%) GIS
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Automotive
3 3 (3.33%) Law
3 3 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
4 2 (2.22%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.22%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.11%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) Augmented Reality
2 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing Technology
2 2 (2.22%) Robotics
2 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.67%) Project Management
2 37 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (20.00%) Migration
5 17 (18.89%) SDLC
6 16 (17.78%) Project Delivery
7 15 (16.67%) Scrum
8 13 (14.44%) ERP
9 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
10 10 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.78%) Change Management
12 7 (7.78%) Decision-Making
12 7 (7.78%) ITIL
13 6 (6.67%) Change Control
14 5 (5.56%) CRM
14 5 (5.56%) Data Migration
14 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
14 5 (5.56%) Project Planning
15 4 (4.44%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) PMP
2 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) PMO
2 2 (2.22%) GDPR
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) SAP
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe
3 2 (2.22%) Gigya
4 1 (1.11%) Avaya
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.11%) Twitter
4 1 (1.11%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.11%) Workday