The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 14 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 45 44 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.77% 5.25% 8.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.29% 5.48% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 48
Median daily rate £431 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £312 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £42.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-26.78% +41.17%
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
543 803 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.78% 95.82% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 466 468
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 68 85
Median hourly rate £39.50 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.89% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 29 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 16 £469 +17.18% 3
Peterborough +13 14 £419 +4.68% 2
Huntingdon -3 3 £375 -22.07%
Project Manager
East of England

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 35 (44.87%) Project Management
2 34 (43.59%) PRINCE2
3 23 (29.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (26.92%) Finance
5 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (11.54%) PMI Certification
7 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 9 (11.54%) Information Security
8 8 (10.26%) LAN
9 7 (8.97%) MS Project
9 7 (8.97%) ITIL
9 7 (8.97%) Migration
10 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (7.69%) ISMS
10 6 (7.69%) PMI
10 6 (7.69%) CISA
10 6 (7.69%) CISM
10 6 (7.69%) Information Security Management
10 6 (7.69%) Security Management
10 6 (7.69%) SAP
10 6 (7.69%) Windows
10 6 (7.69%) WAN
10 6 (7.69%) CISSP
11 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.41%) Security Operations
11 5 (6.41%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (5.13%) Project Governance
12 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.85%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.28%) Confluence
2 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Project
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Lawson
1 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) LAN
2 6 (7.69%) WAN
3 4 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.28%) HTTP
5 1 (1.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.28%) PSTN
5 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 21 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
1 1 (1.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) PMI
2 5 (6.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Project Management
2 34 (43.59%) PRINCE2
3 23 (29.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.54%) Information Security
6 7 (8.97%) ITIL
6 7 (8.97%) Migration
7 6 (7.69%) Information Security Management
7 6 (7.69%) ISMS
7 6 (7.69%) Security Management
8 5 (6.41%) Risk Management
8 5 (6.41%) Security Operations
9 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) Change Management
9 4 (5.13%) Matrix Management
9 4 (5.13%) Project Governance
9 4 (5.13%) Validation
10 3 (3.85%) ERP
10 3 (3.85%) Six Sigma
10 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) C
2 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 6 (7.69%) CISA
3 6 (7.69%) CISM
3 6 (7.69%) CISSP
3 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.13%) Degree
4 4 (5.13%) PMP
4 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.56%) CCNA
6 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.56%) HNC
6 2 (2.56%) HND
7 1 (1.28%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) CODA
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.28%) IBM
6 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.28%) Saba
6 1 (1.28%) Sun