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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 17 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 23 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.17% 6.25% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.57% 6.57% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 14
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £484 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £409 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +9.48%
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
304 274 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.70% 95.14% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 144 181
Average daily rate £375 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £19.00 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 19 (48.72%) PRINCE2
2 18 (46.15%) Project Management
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) SAP
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) Degree
6 5 (12.82%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) .NET
6 5 (12.82%) PMI
6 5 (12.82%) PMI Certification
7 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) JIRA
8 3 (7.69%) SAP HANA
8 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.69%) SAP BPC
8 3 (7.69%) Service Management
8 3 (7.69%) Change Management
8 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.69%) LAMP
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 3 (7.69%) SAP BW
8 3 (7.69%) SAP BI
8 3 (7.69%) Windows
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) DSDM

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SAP HANA
1 3 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 3 (7.69%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (5.13%) Electronics
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) PMI
2 2 (5.13%) Internet of Things
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Kindle
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) PRINCE2
2 18 (46.15%) Project Management
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) ITIL
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Service Management
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) DSDM
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
8 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.13%) Content Management
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) Python
2 2 (5.13%) C
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.13%) VCP4
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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