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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 12 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 294 212 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.70% 8.95% 7.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.43% 9.64% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 136 166
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£425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 17
Average hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.27%
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
2818 2200 2990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.00% 92.87% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1112 1484
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 212 315
Average hourly rate £16.72 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.84 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Bedfordshire +13 88 £475 +10.46% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 61 £413 +3.12% 17
Essex -7 52 £438 -7.89% 17
Hertfordshire -17 51 £413 +3.12% 22
Norfolk -11 24 £300 +20.00% 1
Suffolk +13 18 £450 -5.26% 4
East Anglia -5 1 £400 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 226 (43.55%) Project Management
2 215 (41.43%) PRINCE2
3 126 (24.28%) Finance
4 92 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (12.91%) Retail
7 49 (9.44%) ITIL
8 46 (8.86%) PMI Certification
8 46 (8.86%) Migration
9 45 (8.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 41 (7.90%) Change Management
11 40 (7.71%) Microsoft
11 40 (7.71%) E-Commerce
12 37 (7.13%) Waterfall
13 35 (6.74%) Windows
14 33 (6.36%) Oracle
15 32 (6.17%) SAP
15 32 (6.17%) Risk Management
16 31 (5.97%) Scrum
16 31 (5.97%) MS Project
16 31 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
17 30 (5.78%) Programme Management
18 29 (5.59%) Project Planning
19 28 (5.39%) PMI
20 23 (4.43%) PMP
20 23 (4.43%) C
20 23 (4.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 23 (4.43%) Change Control
21 21 (4.05%) Security Cleared
21 21 (4.05%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (1.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.73%) CMS
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.39%) Documentum
5 2 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (5.97%) MS Project
2 13 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.54%) MS Office
4 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Agresso
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle Assets
2 8 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.96%) BASE24
5 4 (0.77%) CA Clarity
5 4 (0.77%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.77%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.19%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.28%) SaaS
2 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Taleo
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) Firewall
2 6 (1.16%) ATM
3 5 (0.96%) SMS
4 4 (0.77%) Internet
5 3 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.58%) LAN
6 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.39%) WAN
6 2 (0.39%) DNS
6 2 (0.39%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) ADSL
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) LDAP
7 1 (0.19%) L2TP
7 1 (0.19%) SAN
7 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.19%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.16%) EDMS
2 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (0.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.77%) SAP BW
4 3 (0.58%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.19%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.19%) MS Access
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) DB2
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
6 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.19%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.39%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Subversion
3 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 126 (24.28%) Finance
2 67 (12.91%) Retail
3 18 (3.47%) Marketing
4 15 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.12%) Banking
6 9 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.35%) Back Office
7 7 (1.35%) Legal
8 6 (1.16%) Automotive
9 3 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.70%) .NET
2 10 (1.93%) J2EE
3 7 (1.35%) Middleware
4 5 (0.96%) LAMP
5 4 (0.77%) Web Services
6 2 (0.39%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.39%) WCF
6 2 (0.39%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.19%) TopLink
7 1 (0.19%) WSDL
7 1 (0.19%) CSS
7 1 (0.19%) XML
7 1 (0.19%) XSD
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) HTML
7 1 (0.19%) Velocity
7 1 (0.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.39%) PMI
2 19 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.47%) Mainframe
4 17 (3.28%) NHS
5 12 (2.31%) AS400
6 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.73%) EPoS
6 9 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.35%) User Experience
8 5 (0.96%) Economics
8 5 (0.96%) Tandem
8 5 (0.96%) Data Conversion
9 4 (0.77%) IVR
10 3 (0.58%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.58%) Social Media
11 2 (0.39%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.39%) Kindle
11 2 (0.39%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.39%) FMCG
11 2 (0.39%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.74%) Windows
2 10 (1.93%) AIX
3 9 (1.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.16%) Linux
5 3 (0.58%) UNIX
6 2 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Android
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (43.55%) Project Management
2 215 (41.43%) PRINCE2
3 92 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (9.44%) ITIL
6 46 (8.86%) Migration
7 41 (7.90%) Change Management
8 40 (7.71%) E-Commerce
9 37 (7.13%) Waterfall
10 32 (6.17%) Risk Management
11 31 (5.97%) Scrum
11 31 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (5.78%) Programme Management
13 29 (5.59%) Project Planning
14 23 (4.43%) Change Control
15 20 (3.85%) Service Management
15 20 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (3.47%) Service Delivery
16 18 (3.47%) PRINCE
17 16 (3.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.43%) C
2 21 (4.05%) SQL
3 13 (2.50%) Java
4 5 (0.96%) VB
5 3 (0.58%) C#
6 2 (0.39%) Python
6 2 (0.39%) VB6
7 1 (0.19%) C++
7 1 (0.19%) PHP
7 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (8.86%) PMI Certification
2 45 (8.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 23 (4.43%) PMP
3 23 (4.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 21 (4.05%) Security Cleared
5 16 (3.08%) Degree
6 14 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.35%) APMP
8 5 (0.96%) HND
8 5 (0.96%) ISEB
9 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) HNC
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.35%) SLA
2 5 (0.96%) QA
3 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) GxP
5 1 (0.19%) BS25999
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
1 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
3 1 (0.19%) XenApp
3 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.19%) SCCM
1 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (7.71%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.36%) Oracle
3 32 (6.17%) SAP
4 11 (2.12%) Cisco
5 8 (1.54%) Hyperion
6 7 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.16%) Citrix
8 5 (0.96%) Planview
9 4 (0.77%) CA
9 4 (0.77%) VMware
10 3 (0.58%) AppSense
10 3 (0.58%) IBM
11 2 (0.39%) Meraki
11 2 (0.39%) VocaLink
11 2 (0.39%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.39%) Dell
11 2 (0.39%) Sage
11 2 (0.39%) Remedy
11 2 (0.39%) Teradata
11 2 (0.39%) BT
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Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: Market rate value
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Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: £20.00 - £26.00 per hour + none
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Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
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Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Rate: £450.00 - £540.00 per day
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Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
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