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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 317 296 317
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 293 295 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.61% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 197 145
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £560 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £24.24 £38.73 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.41% +14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £21.45 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.43 £44.97 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.99 £38.73 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-12.23% +14.74%
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
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 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 30 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 +27 120 £495 +8.79% 12
South East -30 62 £388 +3.33% 12
East of England -7 26 £408 +5.16% 5
North West -8 26 £385 -3.75% 6
Yorkshire +1 17 £403 +19.61% 6
South West -26 15 £388 +19.23% 6
West Midlands -26 10 £400 +19.40% 2
East Midlands -10 9 £375 +7.14%
North East -36 2 - -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 336 (56.66%) Project Management
2 224 (37.77%) PRINCE2
3 177 (29.85%) Finance
4 140 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (13.32%) Banking
6 76 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (9.61%) ITIL
8 53 (8.94%) Retail
8 53 (8.94%) Migration
9 50 (8.43%) PMI Certification
10 48 (8.09%) Windows
11 46 (7.76%) Change Management
12 44 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 39 (6.58%) PMP
13 39 (6.58%) Oracle
14 38 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 37 (6.24%) NHS
16 36 (6.07%) Investment Banking
17 34 (5.73%) Degree
18 33 (5.56%) MS Project
18 33 (5.56%) Microsoft
19 29 (4.89%) Risk Management
20 28 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 27 (4.55%) Project Planning
22 26 (4.38%) PMI
22 26 (4.38%) MS Office
23 25 (4.22%) SAP
23 25 (4.22%) Change Control
24 24 (4.05%) MS Excel
24 24 (4.05%) Programme Management

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.69%) Drupal
2 10 (1.69%) CMS
3 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.84%) Lync
5 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.51%) FileNet
7 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Moodle
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (5.56%) MS Project
2 26 (4.38%) MS Office
3 24 (4.05%) MS Excel
4 20 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Maximo
2 5 (0.84%) 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%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.34%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.17%) SunGard APT
5 1 (0.17%) Agresso
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.04%) SaaS
2 4 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.85%) Firewall
2 9 (1.52%) WAN
3 8 (1.35%) LAN
4 6 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.84%) VoIP
6 4 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.67%) Internet
7 3 (0.51%) Intranet
8 2 (0.34%) MPLS
8 2 (0.34%) Wireless
8 2 (0.34%) SAN
8 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.17%) MVNO
9 1 (0.17%) VPN
9 1 (0.17%) SMS
9 1 (0.17%) FTP
9 1 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.17%) Network Security
9 1 (0.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.84%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.34%) DB2
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.34%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.17%) EDMS
5 1 (0.17%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.17%) QlikView
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (0.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 177 (29.85%) Finance
2 79 (13.32%) Banking
3 53 (8.94%) Retail
4 36 (6.07%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.88%) Front Office
6 20 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.20%) Manufacturing
8 18 (3.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (2.36%) Back Office
10 12 (2.02%) Marketing
10 12 (2.02%) Legal
11 11 (1.85%) Local Government
12 6 (1.01%) Billing
13 4 (0.67%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.67%) Law
14 3 (0.51%) Automotive
14 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.34%) German Language
15 2 (0.34%) Electronics
15 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.84%) .NET
2 4 (0.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.34%) HTML
3 2 (0.34%) XML
3 2 (0.34%) 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 (6.24%) NHS
2 26 (4.38%) PMI
3 22 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.36%) Economics
6 13 (2.19%) Derivative
7 9 (1.52%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.18%) FMCG
10 6 (1.01%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.01%) Equities
10 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.84%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.84%) User Experience
12 4 (0.67%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.67%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.67%) Informatics
12 4 (0.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.09%) Windows
2 20 (3.37%) Windows 7
3 14 (2.36%) UNIX
4 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.84%) Linux
6 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (56.66%) Project Management
2 224 (37.77%) PRINCE2
3 140 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (9.61%) ITIL
6 53 (8.94%) Migration
7 46 (7.76%) Change Management
8 29 (4.89%) Risk Management
9 28 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 27 (4.55%) Project Planning
11 25 (4.22%) Change Control
12 24 (4.05%) Programme Management
13 22 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (3.54%) Asset Management
15 19 (3.20%) Supplier Management
16 18 (3.04%) E-Commerce
17 17 (2.87%) CRM
17 17 (2.87%) PRINCE
18 16 (2.70%) Service Management
18 16 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.04%) SQL
2 15 (2.53%) Java
3 4 (0.67%) C
4 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.34%) C++
5 1 (0.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (8.43%) PMI Certification
2 44 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 39 (6.58%) PMP
4 38 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 34 (5.73%) Degree
6 18 (3.04%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.02%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.67%) APMP
9 4 (0.67%) CAPM
10 3 (0.51%) CISSP
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.34%) HNC
11 2 (0.34%) CISA
12 1 (0.17%) CISM
12 1 (0.17%) GIAC
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 (1.85%) QA
2 3 (0.51%) SLA
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.34%) GxP
3 2 (0.34%) EMIR
3 2 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) COBIT
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 8 (1.35%) 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 39 (6.58%) Oracle
2 33 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.22%) SAP
4 18 (3.04%) Citrix
5 11 (1.85%) Cisco
6 9 (1.52%) VMware
7 8 (1.35%) IBM
7 8 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (1.18%) Hyperion
8 7 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.84%) Sybase
9 5 (0.84%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (0.51%) Capita
10 3 (0.51%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.51%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.51%) Kenexa
10 3 (0.51%) Intel
10 3 (0.51%) Avaya
10 3 (0.51%) HP
10 3 (0.51%) Informatica
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