The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 19 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 218 254 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.77% 9.79% 9.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% 10.50% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 181 120
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£450 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 25
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £10.13 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £36.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
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
2353 2420 2172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.65% 93.26% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1362 1334 1115
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 223 236
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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 26 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
Bedfordshire +4 62 £495 +16.47% 5
Hertfordshire 0 54 £450 +2.85% 9
Cambridgeshire -1 54 £475 +22.58% 24
Essex -7 32 £375 -15.73% 9
Norfolk +2 14 £298 -7.03% 1
Suffolk -9 4 £313 -21.87% 3
East Anglia - - - -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 246 (51.14%) Project Management
2 181 (37.63%) PRINCE2
3 116 (24.12%) Finance
4 103 (21.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (10.40%) Retail
6 50 (10.40%) Scrum
6 50 (10.40%) PMI Certification
7 49 (10.19%) Migration
8 45 (9.36%) E-Commerce
9 40 (8.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 40 (8.32%) Oracle
10 39 (8.11%) PMP
10 39 (8.11%) SAP
11 34 (7.07%) ITIL
12 29 (6.03%) .NET
12 29 (6.03%) Microsoft
12 29 (6.03%) Risk Management
13 27 (5.61%) Change Management
14 26 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 25 (5.20%) Waterfall
16 24 (4.99%) Windows
17 22 (4.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 22 (4.57%) Supplier Management
18 20 (4.16%) Degree
18 20 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (3.74%) Project Planning
19 18 (3.74%) Linux
20 17 (3.53%) C
20 17 (3.53%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.83%) Confluence
4 4 (0.83%) CMS
4 4 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.42%) Documentum
5 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.42%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.29%) MS Project
3 9 (1.87%) MS Office
4 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.04%) SAP HCM
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.62%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.42%) Agresso
5 2 (0.42%) Maximo
5 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.46%) SaaS
2 6 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.42%) Office 365
4 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.29%) Internet
2 9 (1.87%) VPN
3 8 (1.66%) MPLS
4 7 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.04%) SMS
6 3 (0.62%) LAN
6 3 (0.62%) Wireless
6 3 (0.62%) Firewall
6 3 (0.62%) WAN
7 2 (0.42%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.42%) VoIP
7 2 (0.42%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) 3G
8 1 (0.21%) WLAN
8 1 (0.21%) LDAP
8 1 (0.21%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.21%) Network Security
8 1 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.21%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (1.46%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.46%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (1.25%) SAP BW
4 5 (1.04%) SAP HANA
4 5 (1.04%) EDMS
5 4 (0.83%) SAP BI
5 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.62%) Big Data
6 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.42%) DB2
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.21%) QlikView
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.46%) LoadRunner
1 7 (1.46%) JIRA
2 5 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
General
1 116 (24.12%) Finance
2 50 (10.40%) Retail
3 17 (3.53%) Legal
4 14 (2.91%) Banking
5 11 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.87%) Automotive
6 9 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.25%) Front Office
8 3 (0.62%) Back Office
8 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.62%) Billing
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.03%) .NET
2 14 (2.91%) Middleware
3 3 (0.62%) LAMP
4 2 (0.42%) HTML
4 2 (0.42%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) Web Services
5 1 (0.21%) XML
5 1 (0.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.33%) NHS
1 16 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.91%) PMI
3 8 (1.66%) Data Integration
3 8 (1.66%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.46%) EPoS
5 5 (1.04%) IVR
5 5 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.62%) Reference Data
6 3 (0.62%) Kindle
6 3 (0.62%) FMCG
6 3 (0.62%) Economics
6 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.42%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.42%) PDA
7 2 (0.42%) Open Source
7 2 (0.42%) Social Media
8 1 (0.21%) AS400
8 1 (0.21%) Life Science
8 1 (0.21%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.99%) Windows
2 18 (3.74%) Linux
3 10 (2.08%) Solaris
4 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (51.14%) Project Management
2 181 (37.63%) PRINCE2
3 103 (21.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (10.40%) Scrum
6 49 (10.19%) Migration
7 45 (9.36%) E-Commerce
8 34 (7.07%) ITIL
9 29 (6.03%) Risk Management
10 27 (5.61%) Change Management
11 25 (5.20%) Waterfall
12 22 (4.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 22 (4.57%) Supplier Management
13 20 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (3.74%) Project Planning
15 16 (3.33%) CRM
15 16 (3.33%) Service Delivery
15 16 (3.33%) Change Control
16 13 (2.70%) Data Migration
16 13 (2.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.53%) C
2 7 (1.46%) Java
2 7 (1.46%) SQL
3 6 (1.25%) C#
4 2 (0.42%) Python
5 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (10.40%) PMI Certification
2 40 (8.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 39 (8.11%) PMP
4 26 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (4.16%) Degree
6 15 (3.12%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.08%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.25%) ISEB
10 3 (0.62%) HND
10 3 (0.62%) MCSE
10 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.62%) VCP4
11 2 (0.42%) CISSP
12 1 (0.21%) HNC
12 1 (0.21%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.21%) Security+ Certification
12 1 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.21%) MCIPD
12 1 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.70%) QA
2 8 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.42%) XenServer
3 2 (0.42%) vSphere
4 1 (0.21%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (2.08%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (8.32%) Oracle
2 39 (8.11%) SAP
3 29 (6.03%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.29%) Cisco
5 10 (2.08%) BMC
5 10 (2.08%) HP
5 10 (2.08%) EMC
5 10 (2.08%) F5
6 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.25%) Citrix
6 6 (1.25%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.25%) Hyperion
6 6 (1.25%) JDA
7 5 (1.04%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.62%) VMware
8 3 (0.62%) IBM
9 2 (0.42%) Lotus
9 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.42%) webMethods
10 1 (0.21%) i-GRasp
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