The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 17 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 33 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.32% 8.20% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.86% 8.75% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 12
Average daily rate
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£444 £414 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £303 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £518 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
420 343 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.13% 93.72% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 150 176
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £512 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 88
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £57.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title.

1 26 (38.81%) PRINCE2
2 24 (35.82%) ITIL
3 16 (23.88%) Project Management
4 15 (22.39%) SAP
5 10 (14.93%) Service Management
6 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (11.94%) SaaS
7 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (8.96%) Scrum
8 6 (8.96%) Degree
9 5 (7.46%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Finance
9 5 (7.46%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Identity Management
9 5 (7.46%) C
10 4 (5.97%) PMP
10 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
10 4 (5.97%) NHS
10 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.48%) DevOps
11 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
11 3 (4.48%) Information Management
11 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.48%) Change Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.49%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) SaaS
2 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) LDAP
1 1 (1.49%) SMS
1 1 (1.49%) DHCP
1 1 (1.49%) DNS
1 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
1 3 (4.48%) LAMP
2 1 (1.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) NHS
2 1 (1.49%) Open Source
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) PRINCE2
2 24 (35.82%) ITIL
3 16 (23.88%) Project Management
4 10 (14.93%) Service Management
5 8 (11.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Scrum
7 5 (7.46%) Identity Management
7 5 (7.46%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.48%) Information Management
9 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.48%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.48%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.48%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) C
2 1 (1.49%) Java
2 1 (1.49%) PHP
2 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) PMP
3 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) HNC
4 1 (1.49%) HND
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.49%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) XenServer
2 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) SAP
2 1 (1.49%) Citrix
2 1 (1.49%) NEC
2 1 (1.49%) VMware
2 1 (1.49%) AppSense
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