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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 10 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 236 208 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.32% 7.07% 7.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.71% 7.41% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 141 152
Median daily rate £425 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £38.15 £39.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £45.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
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
2430 2806 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.97% 95.34% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1674 1565
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 241 229
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.23 £41.12 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +15 92 £400 -11.11% 16
Cambridgeshire +23 43 £425 -2.29% 7
Bedfordshire -2 40 £513 +7.89% 2
Suffolk +9 29 £575 +21.05% 4
Essex -18 22 £450 +7.14% 4
Norfolk -10 9 £350 +6.06%
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 252 (51.75%) Project Management
2 167 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 124 (25.46%) Finance
4 107 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (21.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (12.11%) Microsoft
7 55 (11.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 50 (10.27%) Retail
9 43 (8.83%) MS Project
10 38 (7.80%) PMI Certification
11 33 (6.78%) Windows
12 31 (6.37%) Migration
13 30 (6.16%) Degree
13 30 (6.16%) Change Management
13 30 (6.16%) Risk Management
13 30 (6.16%) Information Security
14 29 (5.95%) Change Control
14 29 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
15 28 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 28 (5.75%) MS Excel
15 28 (5.75%) ITIL
16 27 (5.54%) Manufacturing
17 25 (5.13%) SAP
17 25 (5.13%) PMP
17 25 (5.13%) Coaching
17 25 (5.13%) Waterfall
18 24 (4.93%) Supplier Management
19 23 (4.72%) Automotive
19 23 (4.72%) Project Governance
20 22 (4.52%) Data Centre

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 (1.64%) MS Project Server
2 7 (1.44%) Documentum
2 7 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.23%) IIS
4 4 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) CMS
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.21%) JBoss
7 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (8.83%) MS Project
2 28 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.67%) MS Office
5 10 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.41%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 2 (0.41%) Summit
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 Financials
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
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.46%) Office 365
2 9 (1.85%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.21%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.90%) LAN
1 19 (3.90%) WAN
2 11 (2.26%) SAN
3 7 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.23%) NAS
4 6 (1.23%) Network Security
5 5 (1.03%) Firewall
6 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.62%) VoIP
7 2 (0.41%) Internet
7 2 (0.41%) SMS
7 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.41%) VPN
7 2 (0.41%) Wireless
8 1 (0.21%) HTTP
8 1 (0.21%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.21%) MPLS
8 1 (0.21%) NFC
8 1 (0.21%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.23%) DataStage
4 3 (0.62%) QlikView
4 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.41%) Big Data
5 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.41%) OLAP
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.21%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (2.05%) JIRA
General
1 124 (25.46%) Finance
2 50 (10.27%) Retail
3 27 (5.54%) Manufacturing
4 23 (4.72%) Automotive
5 21 (4.31%) Legal
6 11 (2.26%) Banking
6 11 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.64%) Advertising
7 8 (1.64%) Local Government
7 8 (1.64%) Marketing
8 5 (1.03%) Billing
8 5 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.62%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.08%) Middleware
2 7 (1.44%) .NET
3 4 (0.82%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (0.82%) SAP PI
4 2 (0.41%) COM
4 2 (0.41%) JSON
4 2 (0.41%) Web Services
4 2 (0.41%) WSDL
4 2 (0.41%) XSD
5 1 (0.21%) EDI
5 1 (0.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.21%) HTML5
5 1 (0.21%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.52%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (3.08%) PMI
6 14 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.87%) User Experience
7 7 (1.44%) Reinsurance
8 6 (1.23%) Clustering
9 5 (1.03%) EPoS
9 5 (1.03%) NHS
10 4 (0.82%) e-Learning
10 4 (0.82%) FMCG
10 4 (0.82%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.82%) Telematics
11 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.62%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.78%) Windows
2 13 (2.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.44%) Linux
5 6 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.62%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.41%) CentOS
7 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (51.75%) Project Management
2 167 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 107 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (21.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (6.37%) Migration
6 30 (6.16%) Change Management
6 30 (6.16%) Information Security
6 30 (6.16%) Risk Management
7 29 (5.95%) Change Control
8 28 (5.75%) ITIL
9 25 (5.13%) Coaching
9 25 (5.13%) Waterfall
10 24 (4.93%) Supplier Management
11 23 (4.72%) Project Governance
12 21 (4.31%) E-Commerce
12 21 (4.31%) ERP
12 21 (4.31%) PRINCE
13 20 (4.11%) Business Analysis
13 20 (4.11%) CRM
14 19 (3.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.29%) SQL
2 6 (1.23%) C
3 1 (0.21%) Java
Qualifications
1 55 (11.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 38 (7.80%) PMI Certification
3 30 (6.16%) Degree
4 28 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 25 (5.13%) PMP
6 15 (3.08%) CISSP
7 14 (2.87%) CISM
8 13 (2.67%) CISA
9 12 (2.46%) APMP
10 10 (2.05%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.23%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.03%) HND
13 4 (0.82%) CCNA
13 4 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.82%) HNC
14 3 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.62%) ISEB
14 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.41%) CCA
15 2 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.62%) QA
3 2 (0.41%) GMP
3 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.82%) vSphere
4 3 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.13%) SAP
3 19 (3.90%) Oracle
4 17 (3.49%) IBM
5 12 (2.46%) Citrix
6 9 (1.85%) VMware
7 8 (1.64%) Cisco
7 8 (1.64%) Rally
7 8 (1.64%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.03%) Chordiant
8 5 (1.03%) KANA
8 5 (1.03%) Pega
8 5 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.03%) Siebel
9 4 (0.82%) Infor
9 4 (0.82%) Kofax
9 4 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.62%) HP
11 2 (0.41%) Cognos
11 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
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