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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 215 224 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.16% 7.72% 9.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 8.42% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 155 123
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£450 £425 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 13
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.88 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +7.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.15 £38.98 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.78 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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
2816 2660 2131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 91.66% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1522 1095
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 225 232
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £22.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hertfordshire +3 68 £450 +5.88% 24
Bedfordshire +7 47 £475 +5.55% 14
Essex -7 42 £408 +12.41% 5
Cambridgeshire -21 31 £435 +8.07% 15
Norfolk +7 21 £320 -0.77% 1
Suffolk +16 12 £475 +2.70% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 235 (49.79%) Project Management
2 177 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 110 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 97 (20.55%) Finance
5 85 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (14.41%) Retail
7 57 (12.08%) PMI Certification
8 51 (10.81%) Migration
9 49 (10.38%) Microsoft
10 41 (8.69%) Scrum
11 39 (8.26%) PMP
12 37 (7.84%) Oracle
13 36 (7.63%) ITIL
13 36 (7.63%) E-Commerce
14 32 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 31 (6.57%) Waterfall
16 29 (6.14%) Risk Management
17 28 (5.93%) Project Planning
17 28 (5.93%) Change Management
17 28 (5.93%) SharePoint
17 28 (5.93%) SAP
18 27 (5.72%) Windows
18 27 (5.72%) PMI
19 25 (5.30%) MS Excel
20 23 (4.87%) MS Project
20 23 (4.87%) Degree
20 23 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 22 (4.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 21 (4.45%) CRM
23 20 (4.24%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (5.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.06%) Lync
4 5 (1.06%) Documentum
4 5 (1.06%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.85%) WorkSite
6 3 (0.64%) CMS
6 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.42%) Confluence
7 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.87%) MS Project
3 11 (2.33%) MS Office
4 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) SAP HCM
2 5 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.85%) Maximo
4 3 (0.64%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.21%) Agresso
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.54%) SaaS
2 9 (1.91%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.27%) Office 365
4 4 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.91%) SAN
1 9 (1.91%) Internet
2 8 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (1.69%) WAN
3 7 (1.48%) VPN
3 7 (1.48%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.27%) LAN
4 6 (1.27%) MPLS
4 6 (1.27%) Firewall
5 5 (1.06%) PABX
6 3 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.64%) Wireless
7 2 (0.42%) FTP
7 2 (0.42%) Network Security
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.21%) ATM
8 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.21%) DNS
8 1 (0.21%) SSL
8 1 (0.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (1.48%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.85%) DB2
5 4 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.85%) Big Data
6 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.42%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.42%) EDMS
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.85%) JIRA
3 3 (0.64%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.42%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
General
1 97 (20.55%) Finance
2 68 (14.41%) Retail
3 20 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.39%) Banking
5 10 (2.12%) Legal
6 5 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.85%) Back Office
7 4 (0.85%) Publishing
7 4 (0.85%) Games
7 4 (0.85%) Billing
7 4 (0.85%) Marketing
8 3 (0.64%) Automotive
9 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.60%) .NET
2 6 (1.27%) J2EE
3 5 (1.06%) Web Services
4 4 (0.85%) XML
5 3 (0.64%) Middleware
6 2 (0.42%) LAMP
6 2 (0.42%) HTML
6 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.21%) XMPP
7 1 (0.21%) EDI
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.72%) PMI
2 20 (4.24%) Data Centre
3 16 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.54%) NHS
5 10 (2.12%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.06%) EPoS
8 4 (0.85%) FMCG
8 4 (0.85%) PDA
9 3 (0.64%) User Experience
9 3 (0.64%) Economics
10 2 (0.42%) PKI
10 2 (0.42%) Kindle
10 2 (0.42%) LIMS
10 2 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.21%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.72%) Windows
2 9 (1.91%) Linux
3 7 (1.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.64%) Solaris
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.42%) UNIX
5 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (49.79%) Project Management
2 177 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 110 (23.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (10.81%) Migration
6 41 (8.69%) Scrum
7 36 (7.63%) ITIL
7 36 (7.63%) E-Commerce
8 31 (6.57%) Waterfall
9 29 (6.14%) Risk Management
10 28 (5.93%) Change Management
10 28 (5.93%) Project Planning
11 22 (4.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 21 (4.45%) CRM
13 20 (4.24%) Supplier Management
14 18 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (3.60%) ERP
15 17 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (3.39%) Software Delivery
17 15 (3.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.33%) SQL
2 10 (2.12%) C
3 9 (1.91%) Java
4 3 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.21%) C++
5 1 (0.21%) VB
5 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.21%) Python
5 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (12.08%) PMI Certification
2 39 (8.26%) PMP
3 32 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 23 (4.87%) Degree
4 23 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.48%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.64%) HND
8 3 (0.64%) MCSE
8 3 (0.64%) CISSP
8 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.42%) ISEB
9 2 (0.42%) HNC
10 1 (0.21%) PgMP
10 1 (0.21%) CRISC
10 1 (0.21%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.21%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.91%) QA
2 5 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
System Software
1 15 (3.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.85%) XenServer
3 4 (0.85%) vSphere
4 2 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 49 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.84%) Oracle
3 28 (5.93%) SAP
4 10 (2.12%) Cisco
5 9 (1.91%) HP
5 9 (1.91%) VMware
6 8 (1.69%) IBM
7 7 (1.48%) Citrix
8 6 (1.27%) EMC
9 5 (1.06%) Lotus
9 5 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.85%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.85%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.64%) Cognos
11 3 (0.64%) BMC
11 3 (0.64%) Kofax
11 3 (0.64%) F5
12 2 (0.42%) Splunk
12 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
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