The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 328 302 310
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 241 258 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.62% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 155 123
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£425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Average hourly rate £44.05 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.81 £23.30 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.05 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +38.46%
IT Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42131 41322 38316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.43% 92.67% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26842 25081 22205
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1651 1833 2326
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.09 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Project Manager across the England region.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager across the England region.

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
London -12 93 £488 +7.73% 22
South East +3 67 £425 +2.40% 7
North West +5 26 £406 +13.63% 8
South West -11 21 £381 -1.61% 2
East of England -6 16 £425 +9.67% 1
Yorkshire -10 7 £408 +1.87% 7
East Midlands +15 5 £319 +10.86% 1
West Midlands -9 4 £373 +1.01% 7
North East -14 1 £400 +14.28% 1
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 278 (53.15%) Project Management
2 188 (35.95%) PRINCE2
3 155 (29.64%) Finance
4 112 (21.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (9.56%) Banking
7 46 (8.80%) Retail
8 41 (7.84%) Migration
8 41 (7.84%) PMI Certification
9 40 (7.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 39 (7.46%) ITIL
11 38 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 34 (6.50%) E-Commerce
13 31 (5.93%) Front Office
14 30 (5.74%) Change Management
14 30 (5.74%) PMP
15 29 (5.54%) Microsoft
16 28 (5.35%) Project Planning
17 27 (5.16%) Degree
17 27 (5.16%) Investment Banking
18 26 (4.97%) Risk Management
18 26 (4.97%) Telecoms
19 25 (4.78%) MS Project
19 25 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 24 (4.59%) Windows
20 24 (4.59%) NHS
20 24 (4.59%) PRINCE
21 22 (4.21%) SharePoint
21 22 (4.21%) Derivative
22 21 (4.02%) Programme Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited IT 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 IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.15%) CMS
4 4 (0.76%) FileNet
5 3 (0.57%) Drupal
5 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.38%) Lync
6 2 (0.38%) WorkSite
6 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) Apache
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.19%) Liferay
7 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 25 (4.78%) MS Project
2 18 (3.44%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.87%) MS Office
5 7 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (3.06%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.57%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.38%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.19%) Agresso
4 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) assyst
4 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.34%) SaaS
2 5 (0.96%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.34%) VPN
1 7 (1.34%) LAN
2 6 (1.15%) Firewall
3 5 (0.96%) SAN
3 5 (0.96%) Intranet
3 5 (0.96%) WAN
4 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.76%) MPLS
5 3 (0.57%) Internet
6 2 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.38%) Network Security
6 2 (0.38%) Wireless
6 2 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.19%) Extranet
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) ATM
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.19%) PBX
7 1 (0.19%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.57%) Big Data
4 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.19%) YouTrack
2 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 155 (29.64%) Finance
2 50 (9.56%) Banking
3 46 (8.80%) Retail
4 31 (5.93%) Front Office
5 27 (5.16%) Investment Banking
6 26 (4.97%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.10%) Legal
8 9 (1.72%) Back Office
9 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.53%) Local Government
10 7 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.34%) Law
11 6 (1.15%) French Language
11 6 (1.15%) Marketing
11 6 (1.15%) Billing
12 4 (0.76%) German Language
12 4 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.57%) Advertising
14 2 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.53%) .NET
2 3 (0.57%) HTML
3 2 (0.38%) Web Services
3 2 (0.38%) J2EE
4 1 (0.19%) Struts
4 1 (0.19%) XML
4 1 (0.19%) LAMP
4 1 (0.19%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.59%) NHS
2 22 (4.21%) Derivative
3 20 (3.82%) Fixed Income
4 17 (3.25%) PMI
5 13 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.96%) EPoS
8 5 (0.96%) Economics
8 5 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 4 (0.76%) FMCG
10 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.57%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.38%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.38%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.38%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.38%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.38%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.38%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.59%) Windows
2 8 (1.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.57%) Linux
4 3 (0.57%) UNIX
4 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
4 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.19%) AIX
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (53.15%) Project Management
2 188 (35.95%) PRINCE2
3 112 (21.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (14.34%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (7.84%) Migration
6 39 (7.46%) ITIL
7 34 (6.50%) E-Commerce
8 30 (5.74%) Change Management
9 28 (5.35%) Project Planning
10 26 (4.97%) Risk Management
11 25 (4.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 24 (4.59%) PRINCE
13 21 (4.02%) Programme Management
14 20 (3.82%) Change Control
15 19 (3.63%) Waterfall
15 19 (3.63%) Electronic Trading
15 19 (3.63%) Scrum
16 18 (3.44%) Business Analysis
16 18 (3.44%) Supplier Management
17 13 (2.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.29%) SQL
2 11 (2.10%) Java
3 4 (0.76%) C
4 3 (0.57%) C++
5 1 (0.19%) C#
5 1 (0.19%) PHP
5 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.19%) VB
5 1 (0.19%) VBA
5 1 (0.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (7.84%) PMI Certification
2 40 (7.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 38 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 30 (5.74%) PMP
5 27 (5.16%) Degree
6 19 (3.63%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.49%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.76%) CISSP
10 2 (0.38%) APMP
10 2 (0.38%) CAPM
10 2 (0.38%) CISM
11 1 (0.19%) CISA
11 1 (0.19%) GIAC
11 1 (0.19%) GCIA
11 1 (0.19%) APMG
11 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.72%) QA
2 3 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) GxP
3 1 (0.19%) P3O
3 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) XenServer
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.19%) Nessus
2 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (5.54%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.82%) SAP
3 19 (3.63%) ION Trading
4 18 (3.44%) Oracle
5 17 (3.25%) VMware
6 12 (2.29%) Citrix
7 8 (1.53%) Cisco
8 6 (1.15%) HP
9 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.57%) Capita
10 3 (0.57%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.38%) IBM
11 2 (0.38%) Siebel
11 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.38%) Lotus
11 2 (0.38%) Ariba
11 2 (0.38%) CA
11 2 (0.38%) JDA
12 1 (0.19%) Primavera
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