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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 18 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 222 247 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.27% 8.16% 9.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.74% 8.79% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 177 136
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.88 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +8.27%
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 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
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
2868 2809 2232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.91% 92.80% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1648 1134
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 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 230 229
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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 +7 79 £450 +5.88% 19
Bedfordshire 0 47 £475 - 6
Essex -5 39 £400 +6.31% 9
Cambridgeshire -16 33 £450 +11.80% 21
Norfolk +5 17 £310 - 4
Suffolk +4 12 £475 - 4
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 231 (48.73%) Project Management
2 168 (35.44%) PRINCE2
3 128 (27.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 96 (20.25%) Finance
5 81 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (14.35%) Retail
7 56 (11.81%) PMI Certification
8 52 (10.97%) Migration
9 51 (10.76%) Microsoft
10 39 (8.23%) PMP
11 38 (8.02%) ITIL
12 34 (7.17%) Oracle
13 33 (6.96%) E-Commerce
13 33 (6.96%) Waterfall
14 31 (6.54%) SharePoint
15 29 (6.12%) Change Management
15 29 (6.12%) Scrum
16 28 (5.91%) PMI
17 27 (5.70%) MS Excel
17 27 (5.70%) Windows
17 27 (5.70%) Project Planning
18 25 (5.27%) SAP
18 25 (5.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 25 (5.27%) Data Centre
19 24 (5.06%) Supplier Management
20 23 (4.85%) Risk Management
21 22 (4.64%) MS Project
21 22 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
22 21 (4.43%) Degree
22 21 (4.43%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 31 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.48%) Lync
4 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (1.27%) Documentum
5 5 (1.05%) WorkSite
5 5 (1.05%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.63%) CMS
8 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.64%) MS Project
3 12 (2.53%) MS Office
4 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.05%) Maximo
1 5 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.21%) Agresso
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.74%) SaaS
2 9 (1.90%) Office 365
3 8 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.74%) WAN
2 10 (2.11%) SAN
3 9 (1.90%) LAN
4 7 (1.48%) Firewall
4 7 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (1.48%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.05%) PABX
5 5 (1.05%) MPLS
5 5 (1.05%) VPN
6 4 (0.84%) Internet
7 3 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.42%) Network Security
8 2 (0.42%) Wireless
8 2 (0.42%) FTP
8 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.21%) DNS
9 1 (0.21%) SSL
9 1 (0.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.21%) WLAN
9 1 (0.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.48%) Big Data
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (1.27%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.05%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.84%) DB2
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.42%) OLAP
7 2 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.42%) EDMS
8 1 (0.21%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.42%) AccuRev
2 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
General
1 96 (20.25%) Finance
2 68 (14.35%) Retail
3 19 (4.01%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.59%) Banking
5 9 (1.90%) Legal
6 6 (1.27%) Back Office
7 5 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.05%) Marketing
8 4 (0.84%) Publishing
8 4 (0.84%) Games
9 3 (0.63%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.59%) .NET
2 10 (2.11%) J2EE
3 7 (1.48%) Web Services
4 4 (0.84%) XML
5 2 (0.42%) Middleware
5 2 (0.42%) HTML
5 2 (0.42%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.21%) XMPP
6 1 (0.21%) EDI
6 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.91%) PMI
2 25 (5.27%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.32%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.11%) NHS
6 7 (1.48%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.05%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.84%) EPoS
9 4 (0.84%) FMCG
9 4 (0.84%) PDA
10 3 (0.63%) User Experience
11 2 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.42%) Economics
11 2 (0.42%) PKI
11 2 (0.42%) Kindle
11 2 (0.42%) LIMS
12 1 (0.21%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.70%) Windows
2 7 (1.48%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.27%) Linux
4 3 (0.63%) UNIX
5 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.42%) HPUX
5 2 (0.42%) Solaris
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Android
6 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (48.73%) Project Management
2 168 (35.44%) PRINCE2
3 128 (27.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (10.97%) Migration
6 38 (8.02%) ITIL
7 33 (6.96%) E-Commerce
7 33 (6.96%) Waterfall
8 29 (6.12%) Scrum
8 29 (6.12%) Change Management
9 27 (5.70%) Project Planning
10 24 (5.06%) Supplier Management
11 23 (4.85%) Risk Management
12 22 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (4.22%) CRM
13 20 (4.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 19 (4.01%) Software Delivery
15 18 (3.80%) People Management
16 17 (3.59%) SDLC
16 17 (3.59%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.74%) Java
1 13 (2.74%) C
2 12 (2.53%) SQL
3 3 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.21%) C++
4 1 (0.21%) VB
4 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
4 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (11.81%) PMI Certification
2 39 (8.23%) PMP
3 25 (5.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 21 (4.43%) Degree
5 20 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.48%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.63%) HND
9 3 (0.63%) MCSE
10 2 (0.42%) ISEB
10 2 (0.42%) CISSP
10 2 (0.42%) HNC
11 1 (0.21%) PgMP
11 1 (0.21%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.21%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.84%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.42%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.05%) XenServer
3 5 (1.05%) vSphere
4 2 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (0.63%) 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 51 (10.76%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.17%) Oracle
3 25 (5.27%) SAP
4 12 (2.53%) IBM
4 12 (2.53%) VMware
5 10 (2.11%) Cisco
6 9 (1.90%) Citrix
7 8 (1.69%) HP
8 6 (1.27%) Cognos
9 5 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.05%) EMC
9 5 (1.05%) Lotus
10 4 (0.84%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.63%) Kofax
11 3 (0.63%) Tableau
12 2 (0.42%) FireEye
12 2 (0.42%) McAfee
12 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.42%) Symantec
12 2 (0.42%) Google
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