The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 289 317 329
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 311 245 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 155 121
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 14
Average hourly rate £28.49 £30.50 £26.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.48 £24.26 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £44.90 £48.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +27.08%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44352 42929 48944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.62% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25712 27833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1990 2512
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
IT Project Manager
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +60 140 £425 -8.84% 21
South East -3 68 £390 +4.00% 8
East of England -18 24 £440 +10.00% 6
North West -5 20 £425 +41.66% 2
South West -20 19 £406 -9.72% 3
East Midlands -6 13 £375 - 3
Yorkshire -1 12 £373 -3.87% 4
West Midlands -8 11 £423 +14.26% 4
North East -20 1 - - 2
South Coast - - - -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 334 (56.23%) Project Management
2 236 (39.73%) PRINCE2
3 193 (32.49%) Finance
4 144 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 88 (14.81%) Banking
6 64 (10.77%) ITIL
7 62 (10.44%) Migration
8 55 (9.26%) PMI Certification
9 51 (8.59%) Windows
10 46 (7.74%) Change Management
11 44 (7.41%) PMP
12 42 (7.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 42 (7.07%) Oracle
13 40 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 38 (6.40%) Retail
15 36 (6.06%) Investment Banking
16 34 (5.72%) Microsoft
17 33 (5.56%) NHS
18 30 (5.05%) MS Office
19 29 (4.88%) MS Project
19 29 (4.88%) Management Information System
19 29 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (4.71%) MS Excel
20 28 (4.71%) Degree
21 27 (4.55%) Programme Management
22 26 (4.38%) PMI
22 26 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 25 (4.21%) SharePoint
23 25 (4.21%) SAP
23 25 (4.21%) Risk Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.18%) CMS
2 7 (1.18%) Drupal
3 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.67%) Lync
5 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) FileNet
6 1 (0.17%) IIS
6 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 30 (5.05%) MS Office
2 29 (4.88%) MS Project
3 28 (4.71%) MS Excel
4 16 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Windchill
6 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.01%) Maximo
3 3 (0.51%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.17%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.17%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.53%) SaaS
2 4 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.69%) Firewall
2 10 (1.68%) WAN
3 7 (1.18%) LAN
4 6 (1.01%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.84%) VoIP
6 4 (0.67%) SAN
6 4 (0.67%) Internet
7 3 (0.51%) Intranet
7 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.34%) VLAN
8 2 (0.34%) FTP
8 2 (0.34%) MPLS
8 2 (0.34%) KiloStream
8 2 (0.34%) Wireless
9 1 (0.17%) Extranet
9 1 (0.17%) ISDN
9 1 (0.17%) PSTN
9 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.34%) DB2
4 2 (0.34%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.34%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.17%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.17%) EDMS
5 1 (0.17%) DataStage
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.51%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) LSMW
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 193 (32.49%) Finance
2 88 (14.81%) Banking
3 38 (6.40%) Retail
4 36 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 18 (3.03%) Front Office
7 17 (2.86%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.69%) Back Office
9 15 (2.53%) Legal
10 10 (1.68%) Marketing
11 9 (1.52%) Local Government
12 6 (1.01%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.84%) Law
14 4 (0.67%) Games
14 4 (0.67%) Billing
15 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.51%) Automotive
15 3 (0.51%) Electronics
16 2 (0.34%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.18%) .NET
2 5 (0.84%) HTML
2 5 (0.84%) XML
3 4 (0.67%) Application Packaging
3 4 (0.67%) Ajax
3 4 (0.67%) JSP
3 4 (0.67%) CGI
4 2 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) JRules
5 1 (0.17%) LAMP
5 1 (0.17%) SAML
5 1 (0.17%) CSS
5 1 (0.17%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.56%) NHS
2 29 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.38%) PMI
4 13 (2.19%) Economics
5 11 (1.85%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.35%) Market Risk
6 8 (1.35%) Informatics
7 7 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.01%) FMCG
8 6 (1.01%) Life Science
9 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.67%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.67%) Chemistry
10 4 (0.67%) Web 2.0
10 4 (0.67%) Derivative
11 3 (0.51%) Equities
11 3 (0.51%) E-Learning
11 3 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.59%) Windows
2 23 (3.87%) UNIX
3 17 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 17 (2.86%) Linux
4 6 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (56.23%) Project Management
2 236 (39.73%) PRINCE2
3 144 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (10.77%) ITIL
5 62 (10.44%) Migration
6 46 (7.74%) Change Management
7 29 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (4.55%) Programme Management
9 26 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 25 (4.21%) Risk Management
11 22 (3.70%) Project Planning
12 21 (3.54%) Resource Management
12 21 (3.54%) Change Control
13 19 (3.20%) PRINCE
14 18 (3.03%) Information Security
15 17 (2.86%) Scrum
15 17 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (2.69%) Asset Management
17 15 (2.53%) Service Management
17 15 (2.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.53%) Java
2 14 (2.36%) SQL
3 4 (0.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (0.67%) PHP
3 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.51%) C
5 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.17%) C#
6 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (9.26%) PMI Certification
2 44 (7.41%) PMP
3 42 (7.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 40 (6.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 28 (4.71%) Degree
6 18 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 14 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.85%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.84%) APMP
10 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.67%) CISSP
11 3 (0.51%) HNC
11 3 (0.51%) CAPM
12 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.34%) CCSE
13 1 (0.17%) CISA
13 1 (0.17%) ISEB
13 1 (0.17%) CCNP
13 1 (0.17%) CCNA
13 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.53%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (0.67%) GxP
3 3 (0.51%) SLA
3 3 (0.51%) EMIR
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.17%) Basel III
5 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (1.68%) Active Directory
1 10 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.17%) XenApp
3 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.18%) SCCM
2 4 (0.67%) Control-M
3 2 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (7.07%) Oracle
2 34 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.21%) SAP
4 15 (2.53%) Citrix
5 12 (2.02%) Cisco
5 12 (2.02%) IBM
5 12 (2.02%) VMware
6 8 (1.35%) Sybase
6 8 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.18%) Hyperion
7 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.01%) Avaya
9 4 (0.67%) BMC
9 4 (0.67%) NetApp
9 4 (0.67%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.67%) Websense
10 3 (0.51%) BT
10 3 (0.51%) Baan
10 3 (0.51%) Informatica
10 3 (0.51%) HP
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: £425 - £475 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
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Lancashire
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
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Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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Marcus Donald People
Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Attractive rates on offer
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London
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Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
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Bradford
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London
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Rate: £450 - £495 per day
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Worcestershire
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