The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 46 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 29 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.53% 6.51% 5.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 6.99% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 24
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£438 £403 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £320 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £560 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
Project Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
772 758 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.03% 93.12% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 427 313
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 75 82
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £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 Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Cambridgeshire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Cambridgeshire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -24 15 £400 -0.62% 9
Peterborough +1 5 £488 +87.50% 2
Huntingdon +1 2 - - 4
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 57 (61.29%) Project Management
2 45 (48.39%) PRINCE2
3 36 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (19.35%) PMI Certification
6 15 (16.13%) SAP
7 14 (15.05%) ITIL
7 14 (15.05%) Scrum
8 11 (11.83%) PMP
9 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.68%) SaaS
10 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.68%) Finance
10 9 (9.68%) Change Management
11 8 (8.60%) PMI
11 8 (8.60%) Degree
12 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.53%) Supplier Management
12 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
12 7 (7.53%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.53%) Service Management
13 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.45%) Windows
13 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (5.38%) Agile Project Management
14 5 (5.38%) Retail
14 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
14 5 (5.38%) CRM
14 5 (5.38%) ERP

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) Lync
2 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.08%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) SaaS
2 4 (4.30%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (2.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.08%) Network Security
2 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.08%) PABX
2 1 (1.08%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.08%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.30%) Publishing
3 4 (4.30%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) PMI
2 4 (4.30%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Kindle
4 2 (2.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) LIMS
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) Project Management
2 45 (48.39%) PRINCE2
3 36 (38.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.05%) Scrum
5 14 (15.05%) ITIL
6 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
7 9 (9.68%) Change Management
8 7 (7.53%) Regression Testing
8 7 (7.53%) Service Management
8 7 (7.53%) Supplier Management
8 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.38%) ERP
10 5 (5.38%) CRM
10 5 (5.38%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (4.30%) Business Transformation
11 4 (4.30%) Project Governance
11 4 (4.30%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) C
1 2 (2.15%) C#
1 2 (2.15%) Java
1 2 (2.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) PMI Certification
2 11 (11.83%) PMP
3 8 (8.60%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.23%) HND
5 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.15%) HNC
7 1 (1.08%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.08%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.08%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (16.13%) SAP
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) Citrix
4 4 (4.30%) VMware
5 3 (3.23%) Lotus
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle
7 1 (1.08%) IBM
7 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.08%) Symantec
7 1 (1.08%) Websense
7 1 (1.08%) QAD
Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago