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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 308 317 336
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 299 276 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.61% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 183 143
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£425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £26.98 £38.73 £26.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.34% +44.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £38.73 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-30.34% +43.43%
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
47435 44898 50240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.27% 92.83% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29529 27410 28827
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 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2450
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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
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 15 September 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 +32 126 £475 +5.55% 17
South East -29 71 £391 +2.28% 10
East of England -9 31 £415 +3.75% 2
North West -3 19 £385 -0.64% 7
Yorkshire +14 17 £375 +12.61% 4
East Midlands -9 11 £375 -5.06% 1
South West -30 11 £425 +30.76% 1
West Midlands -22 8 £400 +11.26%
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 15 September 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.

1 344 (57.14%) Project Management
2 232 (38.54%) PRINCE2
3 182 (30.23%) Finance
4 151 (25.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (13.46%) Banking
6 72 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (10.47%) ITIL
8 57 (9.47%) PMI Certification
9 54 (8.97%) Windows
9 54 (8.97%) Migration
10 51 (8.47%) Retail
11 46 (7.64%) PMP
12 45 (7.48%) Change Management
13 44 (7.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 42 (6.98%) Oracle
15 40 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 37 (6.15%) NHS
16 37 (6.15%) Investment Banking
17 36 (5.98%) Degree
18 33 (5.48%) MS Project
18 33 (5.48%) Microsoft
19 30 (4.98%) MS Office
19 30 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 29 (4.82%) Risk Management
21 28 (4.65%) Programme Management
22 27 (4.49%) MS Excel
22 27 (4.49%) PMI
23 26 (4.32%) SAP
23 26 (4.32%) Management Information System
23 26 (4.32%) Project Planning

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.33%) Drupal
3 7 (1.16%) CMS
4 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.83%) Lync
4 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.50%) FileNet
7 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.33%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.33%) Confluence
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.17%) Moodle
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (5.48%) MS Project
2 30 (4.98%) MS Office
3 27 (4.49%) MS Excel
4 20 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (1.00%) Maximo
2 3 (0.50%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.33%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.33%) SAP EWM
3 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.82%) SaaS
2 3 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.99%) Firewall
2 9 (1.50%) WAN
3 8 (1.33%) LAN
4 6 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (0.83%) VoIP
6 4 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.66%) Internet
7 3 (0.50%) Intranet
8 2 (0.33%) Extranet
8 2 (0.33%) MPLS
8 2 (0.33%) Wireless
8 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.17%) MVNO
9 1 (0.17%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.17%) SMS
9 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.33%) DB2
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.17%) 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%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 182 (30.23%) Finance
2 81 (13.46%) Banking
3 51 (8.47%) Retail
4 37 (6.15%) Investment Banking
5 22 (3.65%) Front Office
6 20 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 19 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (2.99%) Telecoms
9 15 (2.49%) Back Office
10 14 (2.33%) Legal
11 11 (1.83%) Marketing
12 8 (1.33%) Local Government
13 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.66%) Billing
13 4 (0.66%) Law
14 3 (0.50%) Automotive
14 3 (0.50%) Electronics
14 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.33%) German Language
15 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.83%) .NET
2 4 (0.66%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.33%) HTML
3 2 (0.33%) XML
3 2 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.17%) LAMP
4 1 (0.17%) JRules
4 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.17%) SAML
4 1 (0.17%) J2EE
4 1 (0.17%) CSS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.15%) NHS
2 27 (4.49%) PMI
3 26 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.49%) Economics
6 10 (1.66%) Derivative
7 9 (1.50%) Market Risk
8 7 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.00%) Equities
9 6 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.00%) FMCG
10 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.83%) User Experience
11 4 (0.66%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.66%) Informatics
12 3 (0.50%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.97%) Windows
2 20 (3.32%) Windows 7
2 20 (3.32%) UNIX
3 12 (1.99%) Linux
4 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (57.14%) Project Management
2 232 (38.54%) PRINCE2
3 151 (25.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (10.47%) ITIL
6 54 (8.97%) Migration
7 45 (7.48%) Change Management
8 30 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 29 (4.82%) Risk Management
10 28 (4.65%) Programme Management
11 26 (4.32%) Project Planning
12 25 (4.15%) Change Control
13 23 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (3.32%) Asset Management
15 18 (2.99%) PRINCE
16 16 (2.66%) E-Commerce
16 16 (2.66%) ERP
16 16 (2.66%) Resource Management
16 16 (2.66%) Supplier Management
17 15 (2.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.82%) SQL
2 16 (2.66%) Java
3 4 (0.66%) C
4 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.33%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) VBA
5 1 (0.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 57 (9.47%) PMI Certification
2 46 (7.64%) PMP
3 44 (7.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 40 (6.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 36 (5.98%) Degree
6 18 (2.99%) Security Cleared
7 17 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.66%) APMP
9 4 (0.66%) CAPM
10 3 (0.50%) CISSP
11 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.33%) HNC
11 2 (0.33%) CISA
12 1 (0.17%) GIAC
12 1 (0.17%) CCSE
12 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.17%) CCNP
12 1 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.83%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) GxP
2 3 (0.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.33%) EMIR
3 2 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (1.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) SCOM
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 42 (6.98%) Oracle
2 33 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.32%) SAP
4 16 (2.66%) Citrix
5 11 (1.83%) Cisco
6 9 (1.50%) IBM
7 8 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (1.33%) VMware
8 7 (1.16%) Hyperion
8 7 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.00%) Sybase
10 5 (0.83%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (0.66%) Avaya
12 3 (0.50%) Intel
12 3 (0.50%) HP
12 3 (0.50%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.50%) Informatica
12 3 (0.50%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.50%) Kenexa
12 3 (0.50%) Websense
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