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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 8 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 280 244 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.05% 8.84% 9.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.41% 9.23% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 168 216
Median daily rate £428 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £410
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £7.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +409.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £30.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-20.26% -19.73%
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
2453 2643 2867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.80% 95.80% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1467 1595
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 238 213
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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
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 6 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 +8 90 £411 -3.23% 5
Bedfordshire +1 53 £525 +10.52% 9
Essex +11 46 £425 -19.04% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 45 £438 +1.27% 14
Suffolk +15 35 £450 -14.28% 6
Norfolk -8 11 £391 -2.18% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 240 (50.85%) Project Management
2 168 (35.59%) PRINCE2
3 139 (29.45%) Finance
4 104 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 55 (11.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 51 (10.81%) Retail
9 39 (8.26%) MS Project
9 39 (8.26%) Risk Management
10 36 (7.63%) Migration
11 35 (7.42%) PMI Certification
12 31 (6.57%) Windows
13 30 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 28 (5.93%) MS Excel
14 28 (5.93%) ITIL
15 27 (5.72%) SAP
15 27 (5.72%) Degree
15 27 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (5.51%) Performance Management
16 26 (5.51%) Information Security
17 25 (5.30%) Manufacturing
17 25 (5.30%) Change Management
18 24 (5.08%) Supplier Management
18 24 (5.08%) Waterfall
18 24 (5.08%) Change Control
19 23 (4.87%) Coaching
19 23 (4.87%) PMP
19 23 (4.87%) ERP
20 21 (4.45%) Oracle

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 9 (1.91%) MS Project Server
2 5 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.85%) Documentum
3 4 (0.85%) IIS
4 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.21%) JBoss
6 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (8.26%) MS Project
2 28 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.54%) MS Office
5 8 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.21%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle AGIS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.21%) PlanetPress Connect
5 1 (0.21%) Primavera
5 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.12%) Office 365
2 5 (1.06%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.21%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.21%) SmartFocus
3 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.03%) LAN
1 19 (4.03%) WAN
2 8 (1.69%) SAN
3 6 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.06%) Firewall
5 4 (0.85%) NAS
5 4 (0.85%) Network Security
5 4 (0.85%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.85%) Wireless
6 3 (0.64%) Internet
6 3 (0.64%) VoIP
6 3 (0.64%) VPN
7 2 (0.42%) NFC
7 2 (0.42%) SMS
8 1 (0.21%) PABX
8 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.21%) VLAN
8 1 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.06%) DataStage
4 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (1.91%) JIRA
2 4 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 139 (29.45%) Finance
2 51 (10.81%) Retail
3 25 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.45%) Automotive
5 20 (4.24%) Legal
6 13 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.12%) Banking
8 9 (1.91%) Local Government
9 8 (1.69%) Advertising
10 6 (1.27%) Marketing
11 4 (0.85%) Back Office
12 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.42%) Billing
13 2 (0.42%) Electronics
13 2 (0.42%) German Language
14 1 (0.21%) French Language
14 1 (0.21%) Front Office
14 1 (0.21%) Law
14 1 (0.21%) Publishing
14 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.54%) Middleware
2 6 (1.27%) .NET
3 4 (0.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (0.85%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.42%) COM
4 2 (0.42%) JSON
4 2 (0.42%) Web Services
4 2 (0.42%) WSDL
4 2 (0.42%) XSD
5 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.21%) EDI
5 1 (0.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.21%) HTML5
5 1 (0.21%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.18%) PMI
4 14 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.97%) Security Operations Centre
5 13 (2.75%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.54%) User Experience
7 7 (1.48%) Reinsurance
8 6 (1.27%) EPoS
9 5 (1.06%) Clustering
10 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.85%) NHS
10 4 (0.85%) Telematics
11 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.64%) FMCG
11 3 (0.64%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.64%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.64%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.57%) Windows
2 18 (3.81%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.27%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.64%) Linux
6 3 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.21%) Android
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (50.85%) Project Management
2 168 (35.59%) PRINCE2
3 104 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 102 (21.61%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (8.26%) Risk Management
6 36 (7.63%) Migration
7 28 (5.93%) ITIL
8 26 (5.51%) Information Security
8 26 (5.51%) Performance Management
9 25 (5.30%) Change Management
10 24 (5.08%) Change Control
10 24 (5.08%) Supplier Management
10 24 (5.08%) Waterfall
11 23 (4.87%) Coaching
11 23 (4.87%) ERP
12 21 (4.45%) Project Governance
12 21 (4.45%) Scrum
13 20 (4.24%) PRINCE
14 19 (4.03%) E-Commerce
14 19 (4.03%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.18%) SQL
2 4 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.21%) C#
3 1 (0.21%) Java
Qualifications
1 55 (11.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 35 (7.42%) PMI Certification
3 30 (6.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 27 (5.72%) Degree
5 23 (4.87%) PMP
6 14 (2.97%) CISSP
7 13 (2.75%) APMP
7 13 (2.75%) CISM
8 12 (2.54%) CISA
9 9 (1.91%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.69%) HND
11 7 (1.48%) HNC
12 5 (1.06%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.64%) ISEB
14 2 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.21%) CIMA
15 1 (0.21%) CIPD
15 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.21%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.42%) GMP
3 2 (0.42%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.72%) SAP
3 21 (4.45%) Oracle
4 20 (4.24%) IBM
5 9 (1.91%) Rally
6 8 (1.69%) VMware
7 7 (1.48%) Citrix
7 7 (1.48%) JDA
8 6 (1.27%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.06%) Chordiant
9 5 (1.06%) Cisco
9 5 (1.06%) KANA
9 5 (1.06%) Pega
9 5 (1.06%) Siebel
10 4 (0.85%) Kofax
10 4 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.64%) AppSense
11 3 (0.64%) Lumension
11 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
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