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 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 212 255 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.62% 8.99% 9.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.03% 9.43% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 151 224
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.25 £38.75 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +50.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +30.30%
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
2348 2704 2922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.52% 95.38% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1341 1528 1762
Median daily rate £388 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.19 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -6 68 £406 -9.72% 9
Essex +12 49 £425 +13.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +10 41 £441 -7.10% 12
Bedfordshire -8 29 £465 +5.86% 3
Suffolk +12 17 £438 -6.41% 1
East Anglia +3 4 £550 +83.33%
Norfolk -9 4 £348 +15.83% 5
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 194 (43.89%) Project Management
2 131 (29.64%) PRINCE2
3 111 (25.11%) Finance
4 103 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (12.67%) Microsoft
7 54 (12.22%) Change Management
8 41 (9.28%) Migration
9 38 (8.60%) Retail
10 35 (7.92%) MS Project
11 32 (7.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 31 (7.01%) Windows
13 27 (6.11%) PMI Certification
13 27 (6.11%) ITIL
13 27 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (6.11%) SDLC
14 26 (5.88%) Project Planning
14 26 (5.88%) CRM
15 25 (5.66%) Scrum
15 25 (5.66%) Data Centre
16 24 (5.43%) Waterfall
16 24 (5.43%) Oracle
17 23 (5.20%) SQL Server
18 22 (4.98%) SQL
18 22 (4.98%) Information Security
19 21 (4.75%) Supplier Management
19 21 (4.75%) MS Office
19 21 (4.75%) MS Excel
19 21 (4.75%) WAN
20 20 (4.52%) Automotive

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 11 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.26%) IIS
3 8 (1.81%) CMS
4 7 (1.58%) Documentum
5 5 (1.13%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.45%) Confluence
7 2 (0.45%) JBoss
7 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (7.92%) MS Project
2 21 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.75%) MS Office
3 11 (2.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle AGIS
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.45%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.94%) Office 365
2 5 (1.13%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.75%) WAN
2 19 (4.30%) LAN
3 14 (3.17%) SAN
4 9 (2.04%) NAS
5 8 (1.81%) Network Security
6 6 (1.36%) Firewall
7 5 (1.13%) SMS
8 4 (0.90%) Internet
8 4 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.45%) Intranet
9 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.45%) Wireless
10 1 (0.23%) 5G
10 1 (0.23%) HTTP
10 1 (0.23%) MPLS
10 1 (0.23%) PABX
10 1 (0.23%) PSTN
10 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.13%) Big Data
3 5 (1.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.13%) QlikView
4 4 (0.90%) DB2
5 3 (0.68%) Essbase
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.45%) OLAP
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.23%) DataStage
7 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 111 (25.11%) Finance
2 38 (8.60%) Retail
3 20 (4.52%) Automotive
4 19 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.49%) Legal
6 10 (2.26%) Banking
6 10 (2.26%) Billing
6 10 (2.26%) Marketing
7 8 (1.81%) Advertising
8 5 (1.13%) Local Government
9 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) German Language
11 2 (0.45%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.94%) Middleware
2 6 (1.36%) .NET
3 3 (0.68%) J2EE
4 2 (0.45%) COM
4 2 (0.45%) JSON
4 2 (0.45%) Web Services
4 2 (0.45%) WSDL
4 2 (0.45%) XSD
5 1 (0.23%) JMS
5 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 17 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.17%) PMI
5 12 (2.71%) NHS
6 10 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (2.04%) Clustering
8 8 (1.81%) e-Learning
8 8 (1.81%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.36%) User Experience
10 5 (1.13%) EPoS
11 4 (0.90%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.68%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.68%) FMCG
12 3 (0.68%) IVR
12 3 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.45%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.01%) Windows
2 11 (2.49%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.81%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.58%) Linux
5 6 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.68%) CentOS
6 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (43.89%) Project Management
2 131 (29.64%) PRINCE2
3 103 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (22.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (12.22%) Change Management
6 41 (9.28%) Migration
7 27 (6.11%) ITIL
7 27 (6.11%) SDLC
8 26 (5.88%) CRM
8 26 (5.88%) Project Planning
9 25 (5.66%) Scrum
10 24 (5.43%) Waterfall
11 22 (4.98%) Information Security
12 21 (4.75%) Supplier Management
13 18 (4.07%) E-Commerce
14 16 (3.62%) Risk Management
15 15 (3.39%) Business Analysis
16 14 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (2.94%) Programme Management
17 13 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.98%) SQL
2 8 (1.81%) Java
3 4 (0.90%) C
4 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (7.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 27 (6.11%) PMI Certification
3 19 (4.30%) Degree
3 19 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 16 (3.62%) PMP
5 9 (2.04%) CISSP
5 9 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.81%) CISA
6 8 (1.81%) CISM
7 5 (1.13%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.90%) CCNA
8 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.45%) CCA
9 2 (0.45%) CCENT
9 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.45%) HNC
9 2 (0.45%) HND
9 2 (0.45%) MAPM
9 2 (0.45%) MCSE
9 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.26%) QA
2 8 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.13%) vSphere
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.45%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.43%) Oracle
3 18 (4.07%) SAP
4 16 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (3.39%) Citrix
6 13 (2.94%) VMware
7 7 (1.58%) HP
7 7 (1.58%) IBM
8 6 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.90%) Infor
10 4 (0.90%) Kofax
10 4 (0.90%) Tableau
11 3 (0.68%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.68%) Avaya
11 3 (0.68%) Cisco
11 3 (0.68%) hybris
11 3 (0.68%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.68%) NGA Human Resources
11 3 (0.68%) Red Hat
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