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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 321 305 343
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +38
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 289 280 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.62% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 180 125
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£425 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £364 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £26.98 £31.78 £26.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.11% +18.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.69 £16.69 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.89 £44.95 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.78 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.11% +32.40%
IT Project Manager
UK

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
46443 45266 50025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.82% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28666 27485 28743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1984 2511
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £40.57 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +27 128 £450 - 15
South East -28 66 £400 +6.66% 8
East of England -11 29 £415 +7.09% 6
North West -6 17 £385 +2.66% 1
Yorkshire +14 14 £380 +14.63% 4
East Midlands -8 11 £375 - 1
West Midlands -8 10 £400 +11.26% 3
South West -33 10 £419 +28.84% 5
South Coast - 2 - -
North East -25 1 - -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 335 (56.02%) Project Management
2 228 (38.13%) PRINCE2
3 192 (32.11%) Finance
4 146 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (13.88%) Banking
6 65 (10.87%) ITIL
7 60 (10.03%) Migration
8 56 (9.36%) PMI Certification
9 53 (8.86%) Windows
10 47 (7.86%) PMP
11 44 (7.36%) Oracle
11 44 (7.36%) Retail
12 43 (7.19%) Change Management
13 42 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 41 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 36 (6.02%) Investment Banking
16 34 (5.69%) Microsoft
16 34 (5.69%) Degree
17 31 (5.18%) NHS
17 31 (5.18%) MS Project
18 29 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
19 28 (4.68%) Risk Management
20 27 (4.52%) MS Office
20 27 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 26 (4.35%) Project Planning
21 26 (4.35%) MS Excel
22 25 (4.18%) SAP
22 25 (4.18%) PMI
22 25 (4.18%) Management Information System
22 25 (4.18%) Programme Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.34%) CMS
2 8 (1.34%) Drupal
3 7 (1.17%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.84%) Lync
5 3 (0.50%) FileNet
5 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.33%) Confluence
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.17%) Moodle
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (5.18%) MS Project
2 27 (4.52%) MS Office
3 26 (4.35%) MS Excel
4 18 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (1.00%) Maximo
3 3 (0.50%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.33%) SAP EWM
4 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.51%) SaaS
2 3 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.01%) Firewall
2 10 (1.67%) WAN
3 7 (1.17%) LAN
4 6 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (1.00%) VoIP
5 5 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.67%) Internet
7 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.33%) SAN
8 2 (0.33%) Intranet
8 2 (0.33%) Extranet
8 2 (0.33%) MPLS
8 2 (0.33%) FTP
8 2 (0.33%) Wireless
8 2 (0.33%) KiloStream
8 2 (0.33%) VLAN
8 2 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.17%) MVNO
9 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.33%) DB2
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.33%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.17%) EDMS
5 1 (0.17%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.17%) QlikView
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (0.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.17%) LSMW
General
1 192 (32.11%) Finance
2 83 (13.88%) Banking
3 44 (7.36%) Retail
4 36 (6.02%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.51%) Front Office
6 19 (3.18%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.51%) Back Office
8 14 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (2.34%) Legal
9 12 (2.01%) Marketing
10 8 (1.34%) Local Government
11 6 (1.00%) Law
12 5 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.67%) Billing
14 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.50%) Games
14 3 (0.50%) Automotive
14 3 (0.50%) Electronics
15 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.84%) HTML
1 5 (0.84%) .NET
1 5 (0.84%) XML
2 4 (0.67%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.50%) Ajax
3 3 (0.50%) JSP
3 3 (0.50%) CGI
4 2 (0.33%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) LAMP
5 1 (0.17%) JRules
5 1 (0.17%) SAML
5 1 (0.17%) J2EE
5 1 (0.17%) CSS
5 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.18%) NHS
2 25 (4.18%) PMI
2 25 (4.18%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.17%) Economics
4 10 (1.67%) Derivative
5 9 (1.51%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.17%) Market Risk
7 6 (1.00%) Equities
7 6 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.84%) FMCG
8 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.67%) Informatics
9 4 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.50%) E-Learning
10 3 (0.50%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.50%) CCTV
10 3 (0.50%) EPoS
10 3 (0.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (8.86%) Windows
2 23 (3.85%) UNIX
3 19 (3.18%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.68%) Linux
5 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (56.02%) Project Management
2 228 (38.13%) PRINCE2
3 146 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (10.87%) ITIL
5 60 (10.03%) Migration
6 43 (7.19%) Change Management
7 29 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (4.68%) Risk Management
9 27 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 26 (4.35%) Project Planning
11 25 (4.18%) Programme Management
12 24 (4.01%) Change Control
13 21 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.18%) PRINCE
14 19 (3.18%) Asset Management
15 18 (3.01%) Resource Management
16 17 (2.84%) Supplier Management
17 16 (2.68%) ERP
18 15 (2.51%) CRM
18 15 (2.51%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.68%) SQL
2 15 (2.51%) Java
3 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.50%) PHP
3 3 (0.50%) C
3 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.17%) C#
5 1 (0.17%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (9.36%) PMI Certification
2 47 (7.86%) PMP
3 42 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 41 (6.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 34 (5.69%) Degree
6 19 (3.18%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.84%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.84%) CAPM
9 5 (0.84%) APMP
10 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.50%) CISSP
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.33%) HNC
11 2 (0.33%) ISEB
11 2 (0.33%) CCSE
11 2 (0.33%) CISA
12 1 (0.17%) GIAC
12 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.34%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) GxP
2 3 (0.50%) SLA
2 3 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.33%) EMIR
3 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) Basel III
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (1.34%) SCCM
2 3 (0.50%) Control-M
3 2 (0.33%) SCOM
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (7.36%) Oracle
2 34 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.18%) SAP
4 16 (2.68%) Citrix
5 12 (2.01%) Cisco
6 11 (1.84%) IBM
7 9 (1.51%) VMware
8 8 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (1.17%) Avaya
9 7 (1.17%) Hyperion
9 7 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.00%) Sybase
11 5 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
12 4 (0.67%) CheckPoint
12 4 (0.67%) Websense
12 4 (0.67%) BMC
13 3 (0.50%) Informatica
13 3 (0.50%) Intel
13 3 (0.50%) BT
13 3 (0.50%) MobileIron
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