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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 19 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 40 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.97% 6.86% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.53% 7.18% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 13
Average daily rate
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£428 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £320 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
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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
469 362 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.43% 95.51% 95.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 161 195
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 104
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -8.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 29 (38.16%) PRINCE2
1 29 (38.16%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) SAP
2 19 (25.00%) Project Management
3 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.47%) Service Management
5 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (11.84%) Regression Testing
6 9 (11.84%) Scrum
7 8 (10.53%) Finance
7 8 (10.53%) SaaS
7 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.89%) Degree
8 6 (7.89%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (6.58%) PRINCE
9 5 (6.58%) C
10 4 (5.26%) PMP
10 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
10 4 (5.26%) CRM
10 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.95%) Information Management
11 3 (3.95%) DevOps
11 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.95%) NHS
11 3 (3.95%) SLA
11 3 (3.95%) Web Services

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.32%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) SaaS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (1.32%) SMS
1 1 (1.32%) DHCP
1 1 (1.32%) DNS
1 1 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.63%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Web Services
1 3 (3.95%) LAMP
2 1 (1.32%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) NHS
2 2 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) PRINCE2
1 29 (38.16%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Project Management
3 12 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.47%) Service Management
5 9 (11.84%) Regression Testing
5 9 (11.84%) Scrum
6 8 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.89%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (6.58%) PRINCE
9 4 (5.26%) CRM
9 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.95%) Information Management
10 3 (3.95%) DevOps
10 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.95%) DSDM
10 3 (3.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.58%) C
2 1 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (1.32%) Java
2 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) PMP
3 4 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) HNC
4 1 (1.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) BS25999
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) XenApp
2 1 (1.32%) XenServer
2 1 (1.32%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.32%) Novell eDirectory
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
2 2 (2.63%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.32%) Citrix
3 1 (1.32%) AppSense
3 1 (1.32%) VMware
3 1 (1.32%) NEC
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