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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 14 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 260 311 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.34% 9.91% 9.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.86% 10.60% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 223 141
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £42.00 £25.75 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.10% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £25.75 £24.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £41.35 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £29.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% +2.58%
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
2934 2933 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.07% 93.50% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1747 1750 1111
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 227 209
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.21 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +26.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £39.02 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +13 104 £455 +8.98% 10
Bedfordshire -3 45 £431 -9.21% 6
Cambridgeshire -19 44 £450 +5.88% 18
Essex -4 43 £375 -11.76% 10
Norfolk +6 14 £300 -6.25% 1
Suffolk -2 13 £475 - 2
East Anglia - 1 £300 -
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 236 (48.16%) Project Management
2 171 (34.90%) PRINCE2
3 133 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (23.06%) Finance
5 78 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (13.27%) Retail
7 47 (9.59%) Microsoft
8 43 (8.78%) PMI Certification
8 43 (8.78%) E-Commerce
9 42 (8.57%) Migration
10 41 (8.37%) Waterfall
11 37 (7.55%) ITIL
12 31 (6.33%) PMP
13 29 (5.92%) SAP
14 28 (5.71%) SharePoint
15 27 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 27 (5.51%) Change Management
15 27 (5.51%) Project Planning
16 26 (5.31%) PMI
16 26 (5.31%) MS Excel
16 26 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
17 25 (5.10%) MS Project
17 25 (5.10%) Telecoms
18 24 (4.90%) Oracle
18 24 (4.90%) Data Centre
18 24 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 23 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 23 (4.69%) Scrum
20 22 (4.49%) Banking
20 22 (4.49%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.63%) Lync
4 6 (1.22%) Documentum
5 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.82%) WorkSite
7 3 (0.61%) CMS
8 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 26 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.10%) MS Project
3 13 (2.65%) MS Office
4 5 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.61%) Maximo
2 3 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.41%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.86%) SaaS
2 10 (2.04%) Office 365
3 8 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.65%) WAN
2 11 (2.24%) SAN
3 9 (1.84%) LAN
4 8 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (1.43%) Internet
5 7 (1.43%) Unified Communications
5 7 (1.43%) Firewall
6 6 (1.22%) PABX
7 5 (1.02%) MPLS
8 4 (0.82%) VPN
9 3 (0.61%) FTP
9 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.41%) VoIP
10 2 (0.41%) Wireless
10 2 (0.41%) SSH
10 2 (0.41%) Extranet
10 2 (0.41%) Intranet
11 1 (0.20%) DWDM
11 1 (0.20%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (1.22%) Big Data
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 4 (0.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.41%) OLAP
6 2 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.41%) EDMS
7 1 (0.20%) DB2
7 1 (0.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (0.61%) JIRA
2 2 (0.41%) AccuRev
2 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.20%) Subversion
3 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (23.06%) Finance
2 65 (13.27%) Retail
3 25 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.49%) Banking
5 10 (2.04%) Marketing
6 9 (1.84%) Legal
6 9 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.22%) Back Office
7 6 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.02%) Advertising
9 4 (0.82%) Publishing
9 4 (0.82%) Games
9 4 (0.82%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.82%) Automotive
10 3 (0.61%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Avionics
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.45%) .NET
1 12 (2.45%) J2EE
2 7 (1.43%) Web Services
3 5 (1.02%) XML
4 2 (0.41%) HTML
4 2 (0.41%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) EDI
5 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.31%) PMI
1 26 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 14 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.45%) NHS
6 7 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.43%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.02%) FMCG
8 5 (1.02%) E-Learning
9 4 (0.82%) User Experience
10 3 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.41%) Kindle
11 2 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.41%) LIMS
11 2 (0.41%) EPoS
11 2 (0.41%) Economics
11 2 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.49%) Windows
2 7 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.61%) UNIX
4 2 (0.41%) HPUX
4 2 (0.41%) Linux
4 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (48.16%) Project Management
2 171 (34.90%) PRINCE2
3 133 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (8.78%) E-Commerce
6 42 (8.57%) Migration
7 41 (8.37%) Waterfall
8 37 (7.55%) ITIL
9 27 (5.51%) Change Management
9 27 (5.51%) Project Planning
10 23 (4.69%) Scrum
10 23 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (4.49%) CRM
12 20 (4.08%) PRINCE
12 20 (4.08%) Supplier Management
12 20 (4.08%) People Management
12 20 (4.08%) Software Delivery
13 19 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (3.47%) ERP
15 16 (3.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.06%) C
2 13 (2.65%) Java
3 7 (1.43%) SQL
4 2 (0.41%) VB
4 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
4 2 (0.41%) VB6
5 1 (0.20%) C#
5 1 (0.20%) C++
5 1 (0.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 43 (8.78%) PMI Certification
2 31 (6.33%) PMP
3 27 (5.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 24 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 19 (3.88%) Degree
6 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.43%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.02%) HND
9 5 (1.02%) ISEB
10 4 (0.82%) HNC
11 2 (0.41%) PgMP
12 1 (0.20%) APMP
12 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.22%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.61%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) GAMP
4 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.82%) XenServer
3 4 (0.82%) vSphere
4 2 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.20%) SCCM
1 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 47 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.92%) SAP
3 24 (4.90%) Oracle
4 16 (3.27%) IBM
5 12 (2.45%) VMware
6 9 (1.84%) Citrix
7 8 (1.63%) Cisco
8 6 (1.22%) HP
9 5 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.82%) Cognos
10 4 (0.82%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.82%) Lotus
10 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.82%) BT
11 3 (0.61%) Kofax
11 3 (0.61%) Tableau
11 3 (0.61%) EMC
12 2 (0.41%) FireEye
12 2 (0.41%) hybris
12 2 (0.41%) 3PAR
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