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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 13 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 194 218 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.14% 8.52% 10.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.53% 8.82% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 152 171
Average daily rate £438 £475 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £47.55 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.16% +52.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +5.57%
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
2273 2472 2291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 96.60% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1468 1252
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 229 245
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £39.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +11 69 £425 -12.82% 6
Hertfordshire -3 38 £475 +5.55% 9
Essex -3 37 £463 +23.33% 9
Norfolk 0 30 £363 +21.84% 2
Bedfordshire -22 9 £500 - 2
Suffolk +5 8 £350 +12.00% 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 194 (47.78%) Project Management
2 141 (34.73%) PRINCE2
3 137 (33.74%) Finance
4 105 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (11.08%) Microsoft
7 43 (10.59%) MS Project
8 40 (9.85%) Migration
8 40 (9.85%) Retail
9 37 (9.11%) ITIL
10 32 (7.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 32 (7.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 29 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (6.90%) PMI Certification
13 27 (6.65%) Change Management
14 26 (6.40%) Degree
15 25 (6.16%) Risk Management
15 25 (6.16%) SAP
15 25 (6.16%) MS Excel
16 22 (5.42%) Time Management
16 22 (5.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 21 (5.17%) Waterfall
17 21 (5.17%) Windows
17 21 (5.17%) PMP
18 20 (4.93%) ERP
18 20 (4.93%) Manufacturing
19 19 (4.68%) E-Commerce
20 18 (4.43%) Change Control
20 18 (4.43%) Performance Management
21 16 (3.94%) PMI

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.96%) MS Project Server
3 4 (0.99%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.74%) CMS
4 3 (0.74%) Documentum
5 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.25%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (10.59%) MS Project
2 25 (6.16%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.97%) MS Office
4 6 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.48%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Maximo
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.25%) Primavera
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Office 365
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.25%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.25%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.22%) WAN
2 8 (1.97%) LAN
3 7 (1.72%) Firewall
3 7 (1.72%) Internet
4 5 (1.23%) Wireless
5 4 (0.99%) Extranet
5 4 (0.99%) Intranet
6 3 (0.74%) Network Security
6 3 (0.74%) SAN
6 3 (0.74%) SMS
6 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.49%) Skype
7 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.49%) VPN
8 1 (0.25%) ATM
8 1 (0.25%) MPLS
8 1 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.25%) VLAN
8 1 (0.25%) VoIP
8 1 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (0.49%) QlikView
4 1 (0.25%) Big Data
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.71%) JIRA
2 10 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (33.74%) Finance
2 40 (9.85%) Retail
3 20 (4.93%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.20%) Automotive
5 11 (2.71%) Advertising
5 11 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.22%) Local Government
7 8 (1.97%) Banking
8 6 (1.48%) Marketing
8 6 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.23%) Back Office
10 4 (0.99%) Legal
11 3 (0.74%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.74%) SAP PI
1 3 (0.74%) Web Services
1 3 (0.74%) WSDL
1 3 (0.74%) XSD
2 2 (0.49%) .NET
2 2 (0.49%) J2EE
3 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.25%) EDI
3 1 (0.25%) Mason
3 1 (0.25%) Middleware
3 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.25%) XML
3 1 (0.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.94%) PMI
3 14 (3.45%) NHS
4 11 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 8 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.48%) Reinsurance
7 6 (1.48%) User Experience
8 5 (1.23%) FMCG
9 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.99%) Telematics
10 3 (0.74%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.49%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.49%) EPoS
11 2 (0.49%) Life Science
11 2 (0.49%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.25%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.17%) Windows
2 11 (2.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Android
6 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) HPUX
6 1 (0.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (47.78%) Project Management
2 141 (34.73%) PRINCE2
3 105 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.85%) Migration
6 37 (9.11%) ITIL
7 27 (6.65%) Change Management
8 25 (6.16%) Risk Management
9 22 (5.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 22 (5.42%) Time Management
10 21 (5.17%) Waterfall
11 20 (4.93%) ERP
12 19 (4.68%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.43%) Change Control
13 18 (4.43%) Performance Management
14 15 (3.69%) Matrix Management
14 15 (3.69%) Project Governance
14 15 (3.69%) Project Planning
15 14 (3.45%) Scrum
15 14 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.46%) SQL
2 7 (1.72%) C
3 4 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (7.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 32 (7.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 28 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 26 (6.40%) Degree
4 21 (5.17%) PMP
5 11 (2.71%) HNC
5 11 (2.71%) HND
6 9 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.23%) APMP
10 4 (0.99%) ISEB
11 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.49%) PgMP
12 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.25%) CIPD
12 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.25%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.23%) SLA
3 4 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.99%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) GMP
5 1 (0.25%) GAMP
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (11.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.16%) SAP
3 15 (3.69%) IBM
4 13 (3.20%) Oracle
5 11 (2.71%) Rally
6 9 (2.22%) JDA
7 5 (1.23%) VMware
8 4 (0.99%) LANDesk
8 4 (0.99%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.74%) AppSense
9 3 (0.74%) Lumension
9 3 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.74%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.49%) BT
10 2 (0.49%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.49%) Citrix
10 2 (0.49%) HP
10 2 (0.49%) Lotus
10 2 (0.49%) Planview
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