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 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 295 313 316
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 339 294 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.63% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 195 156
Average daily rate
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£438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.74%
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
46665 46733 39719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.53% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28969 29221 23338
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1843 1910 2041
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 7 May 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 7 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
London +14 140 £481 +1.31% 20
North West +9 46 £400 -4.76% 13
South East -27 40 £438 +12.90% 13
East of England +17 31 £463 - 3
West Midlands +3 27 £390 +15.48% 5
South West +13 25 £400 -4.64% 3
Yorkshire -12 16 £400 -11.11% 11
East Midlands -8 6 £375 -11.76% 4
North East -6 5 £356 -14.67%
South Coast - 2 - -
Midlands +4 1 £550 -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

1 290 (50.09%) Project Management
2 209 (36.10%) PRINCE2
3 178 (30.74%) Finance
4 132 (22.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 90 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (11.23%) Banking
7 63 (10.88%) Retail
8 53 (9.15%) PMI Certification
9 48 (8.29%) ITIL
10 42 (7.25%) MS Project
10 42 (7.25%) Microsoft
11 40 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 40 (6.91%) Migration
12 37 (6.39%) E-Commerce
13 36 (6.22%) PMP
14 34 (5.87%) Programme Management
14 34 (5.87%) PRINCE
15 33 (5.70%) SAP
15 33 (5.70%) Waterfall
16 31 (5.35%) Telecoms
17 30 (5.18%) Project Planning
17 30 (5.18%) Degree
18 29 (5.01%) Investment Banking
18 29 (5.01%) CRM
19 28 (4.84%) Change Management
19 28 (4.84%) Scrum
19 28 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 26 (4.49%) MS Excel
21 25 (4.32%) Business Analysis
21 25 (4.32%) Supplier Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 19 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.69%) CMS
3 4 (0.69%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.52%) FileNet
5 2 (0.35%) Confluence
5 2 (0.35%) Lync
6 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Liferay
6 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.17%) Drupal
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) SAS
6 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 42 (7.25%) MS Project
2 26 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.76%) MS Office
3 16 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.21%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.69%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.35%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Maximo
6 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.73%) Office 365
2 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.21%) LAN
2 6 (1.04%) WAN
3 5 (0.86%) Intranet
4 4 (0.69%) Internet
4 4 (0.69%) SAN
4 4 (0.69%) VPN
4 4 (0.69%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (0.52%) Network Security
5 3 (0.52%) Firewall
5 3 (0.52%) Wireless
6 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.35%) ATM
6 2 (0.35%) HTTP
6 2 (0.35%) MVNO
7 1 (0.17%) WebEx
7 1 (0.17%) 4G
7 1 (0.17%) PABX
7 1 (0.17%) DHCP
7 1 (0.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.21%) Big Data
1 7 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.69%) QlikView
2 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.35%) IDOL
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.35%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.35%) HBase
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.17%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) YouTrack
2 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 178 (30.74%) Finance
2 65 (11.23%) Banking
3 63 (10.88%) Retail
4 31 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 29 (5.01%) Investment Banking
6 24 (4.15%) Front Office
7 16 (2.76%) Legal
8 13 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 13 (2.25%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.07%) Marketing
10 9 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (1.38%) Law
11 8 (1.38%) Back Office
12 6 (1.04%) Aerospace
12 6 (1.04%) Automotive
12 6 (1.04%) French Language
13 5 (0.86%) Electronics
14 4 (0.69%) Billing
14 4 (0.69%) German Language
15 3 (0.52%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.21%) .NET
2 2 (0.35%) HTML
3 1 (0.17%) HTML5
3 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.17%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.17%) EDI
3 1 (0.17%) J2EE
3 1 (0.17%) Web Services
3 1 (0.17%) XML
3 1 (0.17%) LAMP
3 1 (0.17%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.17%) XMPP
3 1 (0.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.15%) PMI
2 23 (3.97%) NHS
3 22 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.11%) Fixed Income
4 18 (3.11%) Derivative
5 11 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.04%) Equities
7 5 (0.86%) FMCG
7 5 (0.86%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.69%) DTV
8 4 (0.69%) EPoS
8 4 (0.69%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.35%) Economics
10 2 (0.35%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (4.15%) Windows
2 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (0.86%) UNIX
3 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.52%) Android
5 3 (0.52%) Linux
6 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (50.09%) Project Management
2 209 (36.10%) PRINCE2
3 132 (22.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (8.29%) ITIL
6 40 (6.91%) Migration
7 37 (6.39%) E-Commerce
8 34 (5.87%) Programme Management
8 34 (5.87%) PRINCE
9 33 (5.70%) Waterfall
10 30 (5.18%) Project Planning
11 29 (5.01%) CRM
12 28 (4.84%) Change Management
12 28 (4.84%) Scrum
13 25 (4.32%) Business Analysis
13 25 (4.32%) Supplier Management
14 24 (4.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 22 (3.80%) Risk Management
16 21 (3.63%) Asset Management
17 20 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.25%) Java
2 12 (2.07%) SQL
3 4 (0.69%) C
4 2 (0.35%) PHP
5 1 (0.17%) R
5 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.17%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) COBOL
5 1 (0.17%) VB
5 1 (0.17%) VBA
5 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (9.15%) PMI Certification
2 40 (6.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 36 (6.22%) PMP
4 30 (5.18%) Degree
5 28 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 20 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.76%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.86%) CISSP
11 4 (0.69%) CISA
11 4 (0.69%) CISM
11 4 (0.69%) APMP
12 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) CCNA
12 1 (0.17%) MCP
12 1 (0.17%) HNC
12 1 (0.17%) HND
12 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.55%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) SLA
3 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.35%) GxP
6 1 (0.17%) P3O
6 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.35%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.17%) MOM
2 1 (0.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 42 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.70%) SAP
3 17 (2.94%) VMware
4 15 (2.59%) Oracle
5 12 (2.07%) ION Trading
6 10 (1.73%) Citrix
7 5 (0.86%) Cisco
7 5 (0.86%) JD Edwards
7 5 (0.86%) Charles River
8 4 (0.69%) Lotus
8 4 (0.69%) HP
9 3 (0.52%) Kronos
9 3 (0.52%) Sophis
10 2 (0.35%) OpenText
10 2 (0.35%) Symantec
10 2 (0.35%) Juniper
10 2 (0.35%) JDA
10 2 (0.35%) Motorola
10 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.35%) IBM
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