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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 13 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 262 223 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.33% 9.26% 7.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.95% 9.90% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 129 129
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£450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Average hourly rate £47.00 £27.86 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.70% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £22.05 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.66 £45.79 £38.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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
2634 2252 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.56% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1195 1319
Average daily rate £380 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 268 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 63 £450 +2.56% 11
Bedfordshire -2 62 £500 +16.27% 3
Cambridgeshire -4 56 £425 +11.47% 15
Essex -2 53 £400 -5.88% 4
Norfolk +10 19 £320 -7.24% 2
Suffolk +3 12 £475 +100.00% 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 271 (48.39%) Project Management
2 232 (41.43%) PRINCE2
3 130 (23.21%) Finance
4 109 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (12.32%) Retail
7 55 (9.82%) E-Commerce
8 51 (9.11%) Migration
9 50 (8.93%) PMI Certification
10 48 (8.57%) Scrum
11 47 (8.39%) ITIL
12 42 (7.50%) Microsoft
12 42 (7.50%) Change Management
13 41 (7.32%) Waterfall
14 40 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 38 (6.79%) Oracle
16 36 (6.43%) Windows
16 36 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 35 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
18 34 (6.07%) SAP
18 34 (6.07%) PMP
19 31 (5.54%) Risk Management
20 29 (5.18%) .NET
21 28 (5.00%) MS Project
22 25 (4.46%) C
23 24 (4.29%) Change Control
24 23 (4.11%) Service Delivery
25 22 (3.93%) Security Cleared
25 22 (3.93%) Project Planning
26 21 (3.75%) PMI

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 10 (1.79%) CMS
2 9 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.07%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (0.54%) Confluence
6 2 (0.36%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.36%) Documentum
6 2 (0.36%) SAS
6 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.18%) Apache
7 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (5.00%) MS Project
2 15 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 12 (2.14%) MS Office
4 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.43%) Agresso
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
1 8 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.89%) CA Clarity
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.71%) VisionPLUS
4 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.71%) BASE24
5 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.18%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.96%) SaaS
2 3 (0.54%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.25%) SMS
2 6 (1.07%) Internet
2 6 (1.07%) Firewall
2 6 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (0.89%) MPLS
3 5 (0.89%) VPN
4 4 (0.71%) ATM
5 3 (0.54%) LAN
5 3 (0.54%) WAN
6 2 (0.36%) LDAP
6 2 (0.36%) VoIP
6 2 (0.36%) Intranet
6 2 (0.36%) Wireless
6 2 (0.36%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.18%) PABX
7 1 (0.18%) 2G
7 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.18%) 3G
7 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (1.25%) EDMS
1 7 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (1.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.54%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.54%) Big Data
4 3 (0.54%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) MySQL
6 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.18%) DB2
6 1 (0.18%) MS Access
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (0.89%) JIRA
2 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 130 (23.21%) Finance
2 69 (12.32%) Retail
3 20 (3.57%) Legal
4 15 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.68%) Banking
5 11 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.79%) Marketing
7 7 (1.25%) Automotive
8 5 (0.89%) Front Office
9 3 (0.54%) Back Office
9 3 (0.54%) Electronics
9 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Billing
10 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.18%) .NET
2 13 (2.32%) Middleware
3 6 (1.07%) LAMP
4 3 (0.54%) J2EE
5 2 (0.36%) CSS
5 2 (0.36%) HTML
6 1 (0.18%) Web Services
6 1 (0.18%) XML
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.75%) PMI
2 19 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.86%) NHS
4 15 (2.68%) Mainframe
5 10 (1.79%) AS400
6 8 (1.43%) EPoS
7 7 (1.25%) IVR
7 7 (1.25%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.07%) User Experience
8 6 (1.07%) Economics
8 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.71%) Tandem
9 4 (0.71%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.54%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.54%) Social Media
10 3 (0.54%) Kindle
11 2 (0.36%) Open Source
11 2 (0.36%) FMCG
12 1 (0.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.43%) Windows
2 11 (1.96%) Linux
3 9 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.43%) AIX
5 6 (1.07%) Solaris
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (48.39%) Project Management
2 232 (41.43%) PRINCE2
3 109 (19.46%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (9.82%) E-Commerce
6 51 (9.11%) Migration
7 48 (8.57%) Scrum
8 47 (8.39%) ITIL
9 42 (7.50%) Change Management
10 41 (7.32%) Waterfall
11 35 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (5.54%) Risk Management
13 24 (4.29%) Change Control
14 23 (4.11%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.93%) Project Planning
16 21 (3.75%) Programme Management
16 21 (3.75%) Supplier Management
17 20 (3.57%) PRINCE
17 20 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 19 (3.39%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (4.46%) C
2 10 (1.79%) SQL
3 9 (1.61%) Java
4 5 (0.89%) C#
5 2 (0.36%) Python
6 1 (0.18%) VB6
6 1 (0.18%) VB
6 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (8.93%) PMI Certification
2 40 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 36 (6.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 34 (6.07%) PMP
5 22 (3.93%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.57%) Degree
7 16 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.43%) ISEB
9 7 (1.25%) APMP
10 5 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.89%) HND
11 1 (0.18%) HNC
11 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.14%) QA
2 6 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.71%) SLA
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Novell eDirectory
2 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.36%) XenServer
2 2 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.79%) Oracle
3 34 (6.07%) SAP
4 15 (2.68%) Cisco
5 6 (1.07%) EMC
5 6 (1.07%) BMC
5 6 (1.07%) Hyperion
5 6 (1.07%) F5
6 5 (0.89%) Planview
6 5 (0.89%) CA
6 5 (0.89%) HP
7 4 (0.71%) Citrix
7 4 (0.71%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.54%) JDA
9 2 (0.36%) VMware
9 2 (0.36%) Teradata
9 2 (0.36%) BT
9 2 (0.36%) Meraki
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