The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 9 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 237 233 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.60% 8.51% 8.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.98% 8.91% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 162 186
Median daily rate £425 £454 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £7.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +433.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -2.77%
Project Manager
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 East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2374 2616 2840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.19% 95.54% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1465 1560
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 239 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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 Project Manager across the East of England region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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 Project Manager across the East of England region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Hertfordshire +10 85 £400 -5.88% 7
Bedfordshire 0 48 £500 +5.26% 3
Essex -5 33 £425 -15.00% 2
Suffolk +10 32 £513 -2.38% 4
Cambridgeshire -1 32 £438 +1.21% 9
Norfolk -13 7 £391 -2.18% 3
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 East of England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 231 (50.33%) Project Management
2 162 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 125 (27.23%) Finance
4 97 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
5 92 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (12.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 56 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 49 (10.68%) Retail
9 38 (8.28%) MS Project
10 37 (8.06%) Risk Management
11 36 (7.84%) PMI Certification
12 32 (6.97%) Windows
13 31 (6.75%) Migration
14 28 (6.10%) Degree
14 28 (6.10%) Information Security
14 28 (6.10%) ITIL
15 27 (5.88%) Manufacturing
15 27 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 26 (5.66%) Change Control
16 26 (5.66%) MS Excel
17 25 (5.45%) Supplier Management
18 24 (5.23%) SAP
18 24 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (5.01%) Waterfall
19 23 (5.01%) PMP
19 23 (5.01%) Scrum
19 23 (5.01%) Automotive
20 22 (4.79%) IBM
20 22 (4.79%) LAN
20 22 (4.79%) WAN

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (1.74%) MS Project Server
2 6 (1.31%) IIS
3 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.87%) Documentum
5 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.44%) SAS
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (8.28%) MS Project
2 26 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 14 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.61%) MS Office
5 8 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.44%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.22%) PlanetPress Connect
5 1 (0.22%) Primavera
5 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.18%) Office 365
2 6 (1.31%) SaaS
3 2 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.22%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.79%) LAN
1 22 (4.79%) WAN
2 10 (2.18%) SAN
3 7 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.31%) Firewall
4 6 (1.31%) NAS
4 6 (1.31%) Network Security
5 4 (0.87%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.87%) Wireless
6 3 (0.65%) Internet
6 3 (0.65%) VoIP
6 3 (0.65%) VPN
7 2 (0.44%) NFC
7 2 (0.44%) SMS
7 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.22%) MPLS
8 1 (0.22%) PABX
8 1 (0.22%) VLAN
8 1 (0.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.31%) DataStage
4 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.44%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) Big Data
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (1.74%) JIRA
General
1 125 (27.23%) Finance
2 49 (10.68%) Retail
3 27 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.01%) Automotive
5 20 (4.36%) Legal
6 15 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.96%) Banking
7 9 (1.96%) Local Government
8 7 (1.53%) Marketing
9 6 (1.31%) Advertising
10 4 (0.87%) Billing
11 3 (0.65%) Back Office
11 3 (0.65%) Electronics
11 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.44%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.49%) Middleware
2 5 (1.09%) .NET
3 4 (0.87%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (0.87%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.44%) COM
4 2 (0.44%) JSON
4 2 (0.44%) Web Services
4 2 (0.44%) WSDL
4 2 (0.44%) XSD
5 1 (0.22%) EDI
5 1 (0.22%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) HTML5
5 1 (0.22%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.49%) PMI
4 16 (3.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.61%) User Experience
7 6 (1.31%) Clustering
7 6 (1.31%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.09%) EPoS
8 5 (1.09%) NHS
9 4 (0.87%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.87%) Telematics
10 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.65%) FMCG
10 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.65%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.97%) Windows
2 19 (4.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.31%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.87%) Linux
4 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (50.33%) Project Management
2 162 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 97 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (8.06%) Risk Management
6 31 (6.75%) Migration
7 28 (6.10%) Information Security
7 28 (6.10%) ITIL
8 26 (5.66%) Change Control
9 25 (5.45%) Supplier Management
10 23 (5.01%) Scrum
10 23 (5.01%) Waterfall
11 22 (4.79%) Coaching
11 22 (4.79%) ERP
12 21 (4.58%) Change Management
12 21 (4.58%) PRINCE
12 21 (4.58%) Project Governance
13 20 (4.36%) Performance Management
13 20 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (4.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.83%) SQL
2 4 (0.87%) C
3 1 (0.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (12.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 36 (7.84%) PMI Certification
3 28 (6.10%) Degree
4 27 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 23 (5.01%) PMP
6 15 (3.27%) CISSP
7 14 (3.05%) CISM
8 13 (2.83%) APMP
8 13 (2.83%) CISA
9 9 (1.96%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.09%) HND
10 5 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.87%) HNC
12 3 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.65%) ISEB
13 2 (0.44%) CCNA
13 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.22%) CIMA
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.44%) GMP
3 2 (0.44%) QA
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.23%) SAP
3 22 (4.79%) IBM
4 20 (4.36%) Oracle
5 10 (2.18%) Citrix
6 9 (1.96%) VMware
7 8 (1.74%) Rally
8 6 (1.31%) Cisco
8 6 (1.31%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.09%) Chordiant
9 5 (1.09%) KANA
9 5 (1.09%) Pega
9 5 (1.09%) Siebel
10 4 (0.87%) JDA
10 4 (0.87%) Kofax
10 4 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.65%) AppSense
11 3 (0.65%) Infor
11 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.65%) Sitecore
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