The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bolton region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 16.67% 17.39% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 18.18% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £398 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -21.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
36 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 100.00% 95.65% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
Median daily rate £403 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £10.92 £40.00 £10.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.71% +299.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bolton region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Bolton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (55.56%) Dependency Management
3 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (33.33%) DSDM
5 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (33.33%) APMP
6 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Content Management
7 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) Intranet
7 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (11.11%) arcserve
7 1 (11.11%) VoIP
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Dependency Management
3 5 (55.56%) Quality Management
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) DSDM
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Content Management
7 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (33.33%) APMP
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) arcserve
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft