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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 15 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 238 248 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.63% 8.35% 9.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.27% 9.07% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 189 131
Average daily rate
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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 £303 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 17
Average hourly rate £40.25 £26.53 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.74% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £11.35 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £41.71 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-0.69% -4.76%
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
2568 2735 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.11% 92.06% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1513 1053
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 253
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -23.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 64 £425 - 13
Bedfordshire +7 55 £475 +11.76% 13
Cambridgeshire -6 49 £433 +5.81% 13
Essex -5 41 £513 +36.66% 10
Norfolk +1 19 £400 +14.28% 5
Suffolk +8 14 £525 +13.51% 4
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 237 (51.75%) Project Management
2 173 (37.77%) PRINCE2
3 105 (22.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (20.52%) Finance
6 64 (13.97%) Retail
7 59 (12.88%) Scrum
8 51 (11.14%) PMI Certification
9 46 (10.04%) Migration
10 45 (9.83%) Oracle
11 43 (9.39%) E-Commerce
12 42 (9.17%) Microsoft
13 35 (7.64%) SAP
13 35 (7.64%) Waterfall
14 34 (7.42%) ITIL
14 34 (7.42%) PMP
14 34 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 29 (6.33%) Supplier Management
16 27 (5.90%) Project Planning
17 26 (5.68%) Degree
17 26 (5.68%) Risk Management
17 26 (5.68%) PMI
18 24 (5.24%) CRM
18 24 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 22 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (4.80%) Windows
19 22 (4.80%) Change Management
20 20 (4.37%) SharePoint
20 20 (4.37%) Telecoms
21 19 (4.15%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.53%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.53%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.09%) IBM Notes
3 5 (1.09%) Documentum
3 5 (1.09%) Lync
4 4 (0.87%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.66%) CMS
5 3 (0.66%) WorkSite
5 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.66%) Confluence
5 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (4.15%) MS Excel
1 19 (4.15%) MS Project
2 11 (2.40%) MS Office
3 5 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.31%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.87%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.87%) Maximo
5 3 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.44%) Agresso
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.97%) SuccessFactors
1 9 (1.97%) SaaS
2 6 (1.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.18%) Internet
2 7 (1.53%) WAN
2 7 (1.53%) VPN
2 7 (1.53%) Unified Communications
3 6 (1.31%) MPLS
4 5 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.09%) LAN
4 5 (1.09%) PABX
5 4 (0.87%) Wireless
6 3 (0.66%) Firewall
7 2 (0.44%) Network Security
7 2 (0.44%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.44%) SAN
8 1 (0.22%) DHCP
8 1 (0.22%) FTP
8 1 (0.22%) WLAN
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) SSH
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.84%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (1.53%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (1.31%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.09%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.87%) DB2
6 3 (0.66%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.66%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.66%) Big Data
7 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.44%) EDMS
8 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (1.53%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.31%) JIRA
3 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.22%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.22%) TestComplete
General
1 94 (20.52%) Finance
2 64 (13.97%) Retail
3 20 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.49%) Banking
5 11 (2.40%) Legal
6 6 (1.31%) Front Office
7 5 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.09%) Publishing
7 5 (1.09%) Billing
8 4 (0.87%) Games
9 3 (0.66%) Back Office
9 3 (0.66%) Automotive
10 2 (0.44%) Local Government
10 2 (0.44%) Electronics
10 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.93%) .NET
2 7 (1.53%) Middleware
3 5 (1.09%) J2EE
4 3 (0.66%) XML
4 3 (0.66%) LAMP
5 1 (0.22%) HTML
5 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.22%) Web Services
5 1 (0.22%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.68%) PMI
2 12 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.40%) Data Integration
4 10 (2.18%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.97%) NHS
6 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.09%) EPoS
8 4 (0.87%) PDA
8 4 (0.87%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.66%) Economics
9 3 (0.66%) Kindle
10 2 (0.44%) User Experience
10 2 (0.44%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.44%) Open Source
10 2 (0.44%) FMCG
10 2 (0.44%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.22%) Tandem
11 1 (0.22%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.80%) Windows
2 13 (2.84%) Linux
3 7 (1.53%) Solaris
4 4 (0.87%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) UNIX
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) Android
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (51.75%) Project Management
2 173 (37.77%) PRINCE2
3 105 (22.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (12.88%) Scrum
6 46 (10.04%) Migration
7 43 (9.39%) E-Commerce
8 35 (7.64%) Waterfall
9 34 (7.42%) ITIL
10 29 (6.33%) Supplier Management
11 27 (5.90%) Project Planning
12 26 (5.68%) Risk Management
13 24 (5.24%) CRM
14 22 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (4.80%) Change Management
15 19 (4.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 18 (3.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (3.93%) ERP
17 16 (3.49%) PRINCE
18 15 (3.28%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.40%) SQL
2 10 (2.18%) Java
3 8 (1.75%) C
4 3 (0.66%) C#
5 2 (0.44%) Python
6 1 (0.22%) C++
6 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 51 (11.14%) PMI Certification
2 34 (7.42%) PMP
2 34 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 26 (5.68%) Degree
4 24 (5.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.66%) MCSE
8 2 (0.44%) HNC
8 2 (0.44%) HND
8 2 (0.44%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCIPD
9 1 (0.22%) PgMP
9 1 (0.22%) PCI QSA
9 1 (0.22%) CRISC
9 1 (0.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.40%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.66%) XenServer
3 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 45 (9.83%) Oracle
2 42 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.64%) SAP
4 10 (2.18%) EMC
5 9 (1.97%) HP
5 9 (1.97%) Cisco
6 7 (1.53%) BMC
6 7 (1.53%) VMware
6 7 (1.53%) F5
7 6 (1.31%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.31%) Hyperion
7 6 (1.31%) Citrix
7 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.09%) Lotus
8 5 (1.09%) IBM
9 3 (0.66%) JDA
9 3 (0.66%) Cognos
9 3 (0.66%) Kofax
9 3 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.44%) Adobe
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