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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 32 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.63% 6.33% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.94% 6.58% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 14
Average daily rate £425 £425 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £250 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.82%
Project Manager
Cambridgeshire

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
358 304 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.50% 96.20% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 183 131
Average daily rate £400 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 17 (40.48%) PRINCE2
1 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 9 (21.43%) Finance
4 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) MS Project
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.29%) IBM
8 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) SQL
9 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.14%) ERP
10 3 (7.14%) SAP
10 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.14%) VMware
10 3 (7.14%) Retail
10 3 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (7.14%) APMP
10 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
10 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (7.14%) Degree
10 3 (7.14%) JIRA
10 3 (7.14%) MS Project Server
11 2 (4.76%) Local Government
11 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) MS Project Server
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Project
2 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) NFC
1 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Local Government
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
2 1 (2.38%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) FMCG
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) PRINCE2
1 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.14%) ERP
7 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.76%) Information Management
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.38%) Logistics
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.38%) Release Management
9 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.14%) APMP
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 3 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) AppSense
4 1 (2.38%) Lumension
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