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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 12 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 215 254 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.43% 8.04% 9.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.82% 8.42% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 152 208
Median daily rate £425 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +63.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £39.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-20.51% +31.09%
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
2438 3015 2967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.57% 95.41% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1790 1761
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 258 232
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £40.18 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 August 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 24 August 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 -3 80 £406 -10.71% 12
Cambridgeshire +17 45 £431 -4.16% 3
Essex +4 35 £415 +3.75% 5
Bedfordshire -8 29 £464 +7.59% 6
Suffolk +7 16 £450 -5.26% 1
Norfolk -9 6 £335 +8.06% 2
East Anglia - 3 £550 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 220 (48.67%) Project Management
2 154 (34.07%) PRINCE2
3 121 (26.77%) Finance
4 115 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (13.27%) Microsoft
7 46 (10.18%) Change Management
8 44 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 38 (8.41%) PMI Certification
10 36 (7.96%) Retail
11 33 (7.30%) MS Project
12 32 (7.08%) Information Security
13 31 (6.86%) ITIL
14 30 (6.64%) Windows
14 30 (6.64%) CRM
15 29 (6.42%) Migration
16 26 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 26 (5.75%) Waterfall
17 25 (5.53%) Scrum
17 25 (5.53%) Automotive
18 24 (5.31%) Oracle
18 24 (5.31%) PMP
18 24 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (5.09%) E-Commerce
19 23 (5.09%) Risk Management
20 22 (4.87%) SQL Server
20 22 (4.87%) SDLC
20 22 (4.87%) Project Planning
21 21 (4.65%) MS Excel
21 21 (4.65%) Manufacturing

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 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.55%) Documentum
3 6 (1.33%) IIS
3 6 (1.33%) MS Project Server
3 6 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.66%) CMS
5 2 (0.44%) Confluence
5 2 (0.44%) SAS
5 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (7.30%) MS Project
2 21 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.54%) MS Office
4 11 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.99%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.44%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.44%) Summit
3 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.22%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.22%) Lawson
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.65%) Office 365
2 7 (1.55%) SaaS
3 2 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.98%) LAN
2 16 (3.54%) WAN
3 12 (2.65%) SAN
4 9 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.55%) Network Security
6 6 (1.33%) Firewall
6 6 (1.33%) NAS
7 5 (1.11%) SMS
8 4 (0.88%) Internet
9 3 (0.66%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.44%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.44%) Wireless
11 1 (0.22%) HTTP
11 1 (0.22%) Intranet
11 1 (0.22%) NFC
11 1 (0.22%) PABX
11 1 (0.22%) PSTN
11 1 (0.22%) Skype
11 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.11%) Big Data
3 5 (1.11%) QlikView
4 4 (0.88%) DataStage
4 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.66%) DB2
5 3 (0.66%) Essbase
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.44%) OLAP
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 11 (2.43%) JIRA
General
1 121 (26.77%) Finance
2 36 (7.96%) Retail
3 25 (5.53%) Automotive
4 21 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.10%) Legal
5 14 (3.10%) Marketing
6 10 (2.21%) Banking
7 7 (1.55%) Billing
8 6 (1.33%) Advertising
9 5 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.88%) Local Government
11 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.44%) Electronics
12 2 (0.44%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.22%) French Language
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.65%) Middleware
2 5 (1.11%) .NET
3 3 (0.66%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (0.66%) J2EE
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%) JMS
5 1 (0.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 20 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.98%) PMI
5 16 (3.54%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.21%) User Experience
7 8 (1.77%) NHS
8 6 (1.33%) Clustering
8 6 (1.33%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.11%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.11%) EPoS
10 4 (0.88%) IVR
10 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.66%) Telematics
11 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.64%) Windows
2 9 (1.99%) Windows 10
2 9 (1.99%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.55%) Linux
4 5 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.66%) CentOS
5 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (48.67%) Project Management
2 154 (34.07%) PRINCE2
3 115 (25.44%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (10.18%) Change Management
6 32 (7.08%) Information Security
7 31 (6.86%) ITIL
8 30 (6.64%) CRM
9 29 (6.42%) Migration
10 26 (5.75%) Waterfall
11 25 (5.53%) Scrum
12 23 (5.09%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.09%) Risk Management
13 22 (4.87%) Project Planning
13 22 (4.87%) SDLC
14 20 (4.42%) Change Control
14 20 (4.42%) Supplier Management
15 18 (3.98%) Security Management
16 17 (3.76%) Business Analysis
16 17 (3.76%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.42%) SQL
2 7 (1.55%) Java
3 3 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (9.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 38 (8.41%) PMI Certification
3 26 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 24 (5.31%) PMP
5 16 (3.54%) Degree
6 15 (3.32%) CISSP
7 14 (3.10%) CISM
8 13 (2.88%) CISA
9 8 (1.77%) APMP
10 7 (1.55%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.88%) CCNA
11 4 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.66%) HND
12 3 (0.66%) ISEB
12 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.44%) CCA
13 2 (0.44%) CCENT
13 2 (0.44%) MAPM
13 2 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.33%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.11%) vSphere
4 3 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.31%) Oracle
3 18 (3.98%) SAP
4 14 (3.10%) IBM
5 12 (2.65%) Citrix
6 11 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.43%) VMware
7 8 (1.77%) Cisco
8 6 (1.33%) HP
8 6 (1.33%) Rally
8 6 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.11%) Chordiant
9 5 (1.11%) KANA
9 5 (1.11%) Pega
9 5 (1.11%) Siebel
10 4 (0.88%) Infor
10 4 (0.88%) Kofax
10 4 (0.88%) Tableau
11 3 (0.66%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.66%) hybris
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