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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 27 36 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.87% 9.73% 8.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.36% 10.50% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 18
Average daily rate
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£448 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.77%
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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
367 343 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.38% 92.70% 90.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 222 130
Average daily rate £363 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 47
Average hourly rate £20.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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 30 (60.00%) Project Management
2 29 (58.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) Scrum
5 12 (24.00%) SAP
5 12 (24.00%) Degree
6 11 (22.00%) ITIL
6 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
9 7 (14.00%) PMI
10 6 (12.00%) Service Management
11 5 (10.00%) SaaS
11 5 (10.00%) Java
11 5 (10.00%) .NET
12 4 (8.00%) ERP
12 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (8.00%) E-Learning
12 4 (8.00%) Change Management
12 4 (8.00%) Publishing
12 4 (8.00%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (8.00%) Games
12 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
13 3 (6.00%) JIRA
13 3 (6.00%) Retail
13 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
13 3 (6.00%) QA
13 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (2.00%) Lync
1 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BPC
1 2 (4.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
2 4 (8.00%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BI
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (4.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (8.00%) Publishing
1 4 (8.00%) Games
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) PMI
2 4 (8.00%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.00%) Kindle
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Project Management
2 29 (58.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.00%) ITIL
5 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.00%) Service Management
9 4 (8.00%) ERP
9 4 (8.00%) Change Management
9 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.00%) SDLC
10 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.00%) Migration
10 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) SAP
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec
4 1 (2.00%) Websense
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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