The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 118 100 131
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 24 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.88% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.94% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 3
Average daily rate
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£440 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £291 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £428 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +19.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +27.08%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2703 2244 2833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.38% 93.97% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1581 1131 1383
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 243 355
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £27.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -28.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -9 5 £403 +7.33%
Hertfordshire +7 4 £415 +3.75% 1
Bedfordshire -12 4 £363 +3.57% 1
Essex -3 3 £556 +39.06% 4
Norfolk - - - -
IT Project Manager
England

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 27 (60.00%) Project Management
2 22 (48.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (42.22%) PRINCE2
4 17 (37.78%) Finance
5 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 8 (17.78%) Retail
7 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 6 (13.33%) Hyperion
9 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (11.11%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (8.89%) Degree
10 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.67%) MS Office
11 3 (6.67%) PMP
11 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
11 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
11 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.67%) SaaS
11 3 (6.67%) Migration
12 2 (4.44%) Matrix Management
12 2 (4.44%) FMCG
12 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
12 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (4.44%) Change Control
12 2 (4.44%) IT Governance
12 2 (4.44%) Project Planning

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.22%) WebFOCUS
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) LAMP
1 1 (2.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) FMCG
2 1 (2.22%) EPoS
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Economics
2 1 (2.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Project Management
2 22 (48.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (42.22%) PRINCE2
4 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 7 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
10 2 (4.44%) Matrix Management
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Change Control
10 2 (4.44%) IT Governance
10 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
10 2 (4.44%) Change Management
10 2 (4.44%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) PMP
3 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GxP
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
1 6 (13.33%) Hyperion
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix