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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 23 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.36% 4.38% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 4.67% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 13
Average daily rate
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£431 £394 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £433 £463
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 £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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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
311 300 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 92.56% 93.75% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 145 210
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 56 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 16 (34.04%) ITIL
1 16 (34.04%) PRINCE2
1 16 (34.04%) Project Management
2 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Scrum
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
4 6 (12.77%) Identity Management
4 6 (12.77%) SAP
5 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.51%) LAMP
6 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
6 4 (8.51%) Degree
6 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.38%) SaaS
7 3 (6.38%) Java
7 3 (6.38%) Windows
7 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (4.26%) Linux
8 2 (4.26%) DSDM
8 2 (4.26%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) LDAP
8 2 (4.26%) .NET
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.26%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (4.26%) JIRA
8 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) LDAP
1 2 (4.26%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) MySQL
1 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.13%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.13%) Electronics
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) LAMP
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Open Source
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) PMI
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
1 16 (34.04%) PRINCE2
1 16 (34.04%) Project Management
2 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Scrum
4 6 (12.77%) Service Management
4 6 (12.77%) Identity Management
5 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
7 2 (4.26%) DSDM
7 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.26%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (4.26%) Procure-to-pay
8 1 (2.13%) Coaching
8 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
2 2 (4.26%) C
2 2 (4.26%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) HNC
2 1 (2.13%) HND
2 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) BS25999
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Citrix
3 1 (2.13%) NEC
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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