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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 43 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.96% 7.53% 6.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 8.07% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £403 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £335 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £598 £480
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 £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
Project Manager
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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
477 446 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.08% 93.31% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 301 150
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 50
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 26 (55.32%) Project Management
2 25 (53.19%) PRINCE2
3 16 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.40%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) SAP
6 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 9 (19.15%) PMI Certification
8 8 (17.02%) Degree
9 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (14.89%) SaaS
9 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
9 7 (14.89%) Service Management
9 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.64%) PMI
10 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
11 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (8.51%) ERP
11 4 (8.51%) PMP
11 4 (8.51%) E-Learning
11 4 (8.51%) Change Management
11 4 (8.51%) Publishing
11 4 (8.51%) Games
12 3 (6.38%) Legal
12 3 (6.38%) ITSM
12 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (6.38%) Retail
12 3 (6.38%) MS Office
12 3 (6.38%) Windows

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) SaaS
2 3 (6.38%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ATM
1 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.13%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (8.51%) Publishing
1 4 (8.51%) Games
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) PMI
2 4 (8.51%) E-Learning
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.26%) Kindle
4 2 (4.26%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) LIMS
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Project Management
2 25 (53.19%) PRINCE2
3 16 (34.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (23.40%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 7 (14.89%) Service Management
7 7 (14.89%) Regression Testing
7 7 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (14.89%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.51%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.51%) Change Management
8 4 (8.51%) ERP
9 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.38%) ITSM
9 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation
9 3 (6.38%) Software Deployment
10 2 (4.26%) SDLC
10 2 (4.26%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) Java
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
2 1 (2.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) PMI Certification
2 8 (17.02%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.13%) IEC 61508
3 1 (2.13%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) SAP
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec
4 1 (2.13%) Websense
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