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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Project Manager
Rank 273 293 313
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 395 307 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.67% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 216 169
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.97% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Average hourly rate £55.00 £26.98 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.89% -11.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £25.48 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £40.75 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.74 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+19.12% +7.33%
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
47771 45698 43205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.57% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30943 28173 25957
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1778 1841 1968
Average hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 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 +30 174 £450 +5.88% 20
South East -22 71 £413 +3.12% 7
North West -3 43 £450 +5.88% 13
East of England -4 27 £475 +7.95% 7
South West +7 26 £405 +1.25% 4
Yorkshire -14 26 £409 +9.73% 4
East Midlands 0 18 £380 +1.33% 5
West Midlands +10 15 £297 -29.82% 6
Midlands -1 2 - -
North East -17 2 £425 -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 386 (52.88%) Project Management
2 262 (35.89%) PRINCE2
3 243 (33.29%) Finance
4 188 (25.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 126 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (13.29%) Banking
7 78 (10.68%) ITIL
8 76 (10.41%) Retail
9 65 (8.90%) Microsoft
10 59 (8.08%) MS Project
11 56 (7.67%) PMI Certification
12 54 (7.40%) Migration
13 53 (7.26%) Programme Management
14 50 (6.85%) Waterfall
15 49 (6.71%) Change Management
16 46 (6.30%) Degree
17 43 (5.89%) Data Centre
18 42 (5.75%) SDLC
18 42 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 40 (5.48%) PMP
20 39 (5.34%) MS Excel
20 39 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
21 38 (5.21%) Business Analysis
22 37 (5.07%) CRM
22 37 (5.07%) SAP
23 34 (4.66%) MS Office
24 32 (4.38%) E-Commerce
24 32 (4.38%) Telecoms
24 32 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 31 (4.25%) Service Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.10%) CMS
3 5 (0.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.68%) Confluence
4 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.41%) Lync
5 2 (0.27%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.27%) Apache
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.14%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.14%) SAS
6 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (8.08%) MS Project
2 39 (5.34%) MS Excel
3 34 (4.66%) MS Office
4 20 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Maximo
1 5 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.55%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.01%) Office 365
2 6 (0.82%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.10%) WAN
2 7 (0.96%) SAN
2 7 (0.96%) Intranet
2 7 (0.96%) Internet
3 5 (0.68%) LAN
3 5 (0.68%) Firewall
3 5 (0.68%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.41%) Wireless
5 2 (0.27%) HTTP
5 2 (0.27%) Extranet
5 2 (0.27%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.27%) MVNO
5 2 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.27%) WebEx
5 2 (0.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.14%) MPLS
6 1 (0.14%) ATM
6 1 (0.14%) FTP
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 9 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.10%) Big Data
3 5 (0.68%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.55%) QlikView
4 4 (0.55%) DB2
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.27%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.27%) CouchDB
6 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.27%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.27%) HBase
6 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (1.23%) JIRA
General
1 243 (33.29%) Finance
2 97 (13.29%) Banking
3 76 (10.41%) Retail
4 32 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.97%) Investment Banking
6 28 (3.84%) Marketing
7 23 (3.15%) Legal
8 19 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (2.60%) Front Office
9 15 (2.05%) Back Office
9 15 (2.05%) Retail Banking
10 13 (1.78%) Law
10 13 (1.78%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.64%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.37%) Advertising
13 9 (1.23%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.96%) Automotive
15 6 (0.82%) Local Government
16 4 (0.55%) Billing
16 4 (0.55%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.42%) .NET
2 6 (0.82%) EDI
3 4 (0.55%) Middleware
4 3 (0.41%) Web Services
4 3 (0.41%) XML
4 3 (0.41%) Velocity
5 2 (0.27%) XMPP
5 2 (0.27%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.14%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.14%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.14%) Spring
6 1 (0.14%) XSD
6 1 (0.14%) XSLT
6 1 (0.14%) J2EE
6 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.14%) CSS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.89%) Data Centre
2 29 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.15%) PMI
4 22 (3.01%) NHS
5 17 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.05%) Derivative
7 12 (1.64%) CESG
8 9 (1.23%) Equities
8 9 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.10%) FMCG
9 8 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 7 (0.96%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.55%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.55%) DTV
13 4 (0.55%) EPoS
13 4 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.25%) Windows
2 9 (1.23%) UNIX
3 8 (1.10%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.55%) Linux
5 4 (0.55%) Android
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (52.88%) Project Management
2 262 (35.89%) PRINCE2
3 188 (25.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (10.68%) ITIL
6 54 (7.40%) Migration
7 53 (7.26%) Programme Management
8 50 (6.85%) Waterfall
9 49 (6.71%) Change Management
10 42 (5.75%) SDLC
11 38 (5.21%) Business Analysis
12 37 (5.07%) CRM
13 32 (4.38%) E-Commerce
13 32 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 31 (4.25%) PRINCE
14 31 (4.25%) Service Management
14 31 (4.25%) Scrum
15 30 (4.11%) Project Planning
16 28 (3.84%) Supplier Management
16 28 (3.84%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.05%) SQL
2 10 (1.37%) Java
3 6 (0.82%) C
4 3 (0.41%) COBOL
4 3 (0.41%) PHP
4 3 (0.41%) R
5 2 (0.27%) C#
6 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.14%) Perl
6 1 (0.14%) VBA
6 1 (0.14%) Python
6 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (7.67%) PMI Certification
2 46 (6.30%) Degree
3 42 (5.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 40 (5.48%) PMP
5 39 (5.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 24 (3.29%) Security Cleared
7 20 (2.74%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.82%) APMP
10 4 (0.55%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.41%) CISA
11 3 (0.41%) CISM
11 3 (0.41%) CISSP
12 2 (0.27%) NVQ Level 3
13 1 (0.14%) PgMP
13 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.14%) MCP
13 1 (0.14%) HNC
13 1 (0.14%) HND
13 1 (0.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.51%) QA
3 7 (0.96%) SLA
4 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.55%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.27%) GxP
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.14%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.55%) XenApp
3 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.14%) MOM
2 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 65 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.07%) SAP
3 23 (3.15%) Oracle
4 15 (2.05%) Citrix
5 11 (1.51%) VMware
6 8 (1.10%) Cisco
7 6 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (0.68%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.55%) Charles River
9 4 (0.55%) Adobe
9 4 (0.55%) HP
10 3 (0.41%) JDA
10 3 (0.41%) Symantec
10 3 (0.41%) Sophis
10 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.41%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.41%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.27%) Kronos
11 2 (0.27%) Capita
11 2 (0.27%) Lotus
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