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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 334 299 304
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 287 302 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.68% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 211 159
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£430 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £31.25 £30.85 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% -11.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.52 £22.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.68 £42.17 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.85 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+32.92% -8.60%
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
48174 44665 47924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.65% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30490 27603 27558
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1960 1930 2386
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 October 2014. 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 +7 111 £495 +10.00% 17
South East -31 58 £400 +6.66% 17
East of England -8 31 £448 -1.10% 5
North West -8 28 £375 -6.25% 13
South West -28 21 £388 +19.23% 4
Yorkshire -3 12 £425 +25.00% 7
West Midlands -22 11 £400 - 2
East Midlands -5 7 £385 +28.33% 2
North East -35 2 - -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 330 (56.03%) Project Management
2 217 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 176 (29.88%) Finance
4 135 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (12.22%) Banking
7 59 (10.02%) ITIL
8 51 (8.66%) Retail
9 50 (8.49%) Migration
10 48 (8.15%) PMI Certification
11 44 (7.47%) Windows
12 43 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 38 (6.45%) Change Management
14 37 (6.28%) PMP
14 37 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 36 (6.11%) NHS
16 35 (5.94%) Oracle
17 33 (5.60%) Microsoft
18 32 (5.43%) Investment Banking
19 29 (4.92%) Degree
20 28 (4.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 28 (4.75%) MS Project
21 27 (4.58%) Project Planning
22 26 (4.41%) Programme Management
22 26 (4.41%) Risk Management
23 25 (4.24%) Change Control
24 24 (4.07%) SAP
24 24 (4.07%) MS Excel
24 24 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
25 23 (3.90%) Front Office

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.70%) Drupal
3 9 (1.53%) CMS
4 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.19%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.85%) Lync
6 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.51%) FileNet
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Moodle
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.17%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (4.75%) MS Project
2 24 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 21 (3.57%) MS Office
4 18 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Maximo
1 5 (0.85%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.51%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.34%) CA Clarity
4 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.34%) SAP EWM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Agresso
5 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.17%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.06%) SaaS
2 5 (0.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.87%) Firewall
2 9 (1.53%) WAN
3 8 (1.36%) LAN
4 6 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.85%) VoIP
6 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.51%) Internet
8 2 (0.34%) Intranet
8 2 (0.34%) MPLS
8 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.17%) Wireless
9 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.17%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) Extranet
9 1 (0.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.68%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.34%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.34%) DB2
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.17%) EDMS
4 1 (0.17%) WebFOCUS
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.17%) QlikView
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 176 (29.88%) Finance
2 72 (12.22%) Banking
3 51 (8.66%) Retail
4 32 (5.43%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.90%) Front Office
6 21 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 18 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 17 (2.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (2.04%) Legal
10 11 (1.87%) Local Government
11 10 (1.70%) Back Office
12 9 (1.53%) Marketing
13 6 (1.02%) Law
14 5 (0.85%) Billing
15 4 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.51%) Automotive
17 2 (0.34%) Electronics
17 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.34%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.02%) .NET
2 4 (0.68%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.34%) J2EE
4 1 (0.17%) Struts
4 1 (0.17%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) Middleware
4 1 (0.17%) LAMP
4 1 (0.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.11%) NHS
2 22 (3.74%) PMI
3 19 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.55%) Derivative
6 12 (2.04%) Economics
7 8 (1.36%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.36%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.36%) FMCG
8 7 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.85%) Equities
11 4 (0.68%) EPoS
11 4 (0.68%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.68%) User Experience
12 3 (0.51%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.47%) Windows
2 18 (3.06%) Windows 7
3 12 (2.04%) UNIX
4 7 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.68%) Linux
5 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (56.03%) Project Management
2 217 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 135 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (10.02%) ITIL
6 50 (8.49%) Migration
7 38 (6.45%) Change Management
8 28 (4.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 27 (4.58%) Project Planning
10 26 (4.41%) Programme Management
10 26 (4.41%) Risk Management
11 25 (4.24%) Change Control
12 24 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (3.23%) E-Commerce
13 19 (3.23%) ERP
14 18 (3.06%) PRINCE
14 18 (3.06%) Asset Management
15 16 (2.72%) CRM
15 16 (2.72%) Service Management
15 16 (2.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.55%) SQL
2 13 (2.21%) Java
3 4 (0.68%) C
4 2 (0.34%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) C#
5 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (8.15%) PMI Certification
2 43 (7.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 37 (6.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 37 (6.28%) PMP
4 29 (4.92%) Degree
5 22 (3.74%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.68%) APMP
8 4 (0.68%) CAPM
9 3 (0.51%) CISSP
10 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.34%) HNC
10 2 (0.34%) CISA
11 1 (0.17%) CISM
11 1 (0.17%) GIAC
11 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) CCNP
11 1 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.53%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) EMIR
3 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (1.19%) 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
Vendors
1 35 (5.94%) Oracle
2 33 (5.60%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.07%) SAP
4 17 (2.89%) Citrix
5 12 (2.04%) Cisco
6 9 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (1.19%) IBM
8 7 (1.19%) VMware
8 7 (1.19%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.02%) ION Trading
10 5 (0.85%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (0.68%) Sybase
12 3 (0.51%) Avaya
12 3 (0.51%) HP
12 3 (0.51%) Informatica
12 3 (0.51%) Intel
12 3 (0.51%) Capita
12 3 (0.51%) Kenexa
13 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
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