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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Project Manager
Rank 338 302 309
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 260 282 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.65% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 178 132
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£425 £403 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Average hourly rate £41.25 £29.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £17.10 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.86 £41.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 £29.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+39.40% -9.23%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -18 94 £475 +5.55% 16
South East -16 67 £400 - 11
North West -2 36 £400 +10.34% 10
South West -18 26 £381 +1.66% 5
East of England -5 22 £475 +6.44% 3
West Midlands -19 6 £370 -1.33% 4
Yorkshire -16 5 £400 - 5
East Midlands +4 4 £195 -29.09% 2
North East - - - - 1
South Coast - - - -
IT Project Manager
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IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 293 (53.96%) Project Management
2 205 (37.75%) PRINCE2
3 161 (29.65%) Finance
4 119 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (10.50%) Banking
7 52 (9.58%) Retail
8 48 (8.84%) PMI Certification
9 47 (8.66%) ITIL
9 47 (8.66%) Migration
10 40 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 40 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 36 (6.63%) Change Management
11 36 (6.63%) PMP
12 33 (6.08%) Microsoft
13 32 (5.89%) E-Commerce
13 32 (5.89%) NHS
13 32 (5.89%) Degree
14 30 (5.52%) Windows
15 29 (5.34%) MS Project
15 29 (5.34%) Project Planning
16 28 (5.16%) Telecoms
17 27 (4.97%) Front Office
17 27 (4.97%) Risk Management
18 26 (4.79%) Investment Banking
18 26 (4.79%) SAP
19 25 (4.60%) Change Control
20 24 (4.42%) Oracle
21 23 (4.24%) MS Excel
21 23 (4.24%) PMI

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.47%) CMS
3 7 (1.29%) Drupal
4 6 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.92%) FileNet
5 5 (0.92%) Lync
6 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.37%) Confluence
7 2 (0.37%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) Liferay
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (5.34%) MS Project
2 23 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 20 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (3.50%) MS Office
5 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.21%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.55%) SAP ERP
2 3 (0.55%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.37%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.18%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Agresso
4 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.18%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.03%) SaaS
2 3 (0.55%) Office 365
3 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.84%) Firewall
2 7 (1.29%) LAN
2 7 (1.29%) VPN
3 6 (1.10%) WAN
3 6 (1.10%) MPLS
4 4 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.74%) SAN
5 2 (0.37%) Intranet
5 2 (0.37%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) Wireless
5 2 (0.37%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.37%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) Extranet
6 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.37%) DB2
3 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.18%) YouTrack
2 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
General
1 161 (29.65%) Finance
2 57 (10.50%) Banking
3 52 (9.58%) Retail
4 28 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 27 (4.97%) Front Office
6 26 (4.79%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.21%) Back Office
8 12 (2.21%) Legal
9 11 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.66%) Marketing
11 8 (1.47%) Local Government
12 6 (1.10%) Billing
12 6 (1.10%) French Language
13 5 (0.92%) Law
14 4 (0.74%) German Language
15 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.10%) .NET
2 2 (0.37%) J2EE
3 1 (0.18%) Struts
3 1 (0.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) XML
3 1 (0.18%) LAMP
3 1 (0.18%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.18%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.89%) NHS
2 23 (4.24%) PMI
3 20 (3.68%) Derivative
4 17 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 16 (2.95%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.03%) Economics
8 8 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.29%) FMCG
10 6 (1.10%) EPoS
11 5 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.92%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.74%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.55%) Equities
14 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.52%) Windows
2 9 (1.66%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.29%) UNIX
4 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.55%) Linux
5 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.18%) Solaris
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (53.96%) Project Management
2 205 (37.75%) PRINCE2
3 119 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (14.73%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (8.66%) Migration
5 47 (8.66%) ITIL
6 36 (6.63%) Change Management
7 32 (5.89%) E-Commerce
8 29 (5.34%) Project Planning
9 27 (4.97%) Risk Management
10 25 (4.60%) Change Control
11 23 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 21 (3.87%) Scrum
13 20 (3.68%) PRINCE
14 17 (3.13%) Business Analysis
14 17 (3.13%) Programme Management
14 17 (3.13%) Waterfall
15 16 (2.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (2.95%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (2.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.39%) Java
1 13 (2.39%) SQL
2 4 (0.74%) C
3 3 (0.55%) C++
4 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.18%) VB
5 1 (0.18%) VBA
5 1 (0.18%) C#
5 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (8.84%) PMI Certification
2 40 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 40 (7.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 36 (6.63%) PMP
4 32 (5.89%) Degree
5 18 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 12 (2.21%) SC Cleared
7 11 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.74%) CAPM
8 4 (0.74%) CISSP
9 3 (0.55%) APMP
10 2 (0.37%) HNC
10 2 (0.37%) CISA
11 1 (0.18%) CISM
11 1 (0.18%) GIAC
11 1 (0.18%) ISEB
11 1 (0.18%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.47%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) SLA
3 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) GxP
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.37%) XenServer
3 2 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.29%) SCCM
2 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.79%) SAP
3 24 (4.42%) Oracle
4 16 (2.95%) VMware
5 15 (2.76%) ION Trading
6 14 (2.58%) Citrix
7 8 (1.47%) HP
8 7 (1.29%) Cisco
9 5 (0.92%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.55%) JDA
11 3 (0.55%) Capita
11 3 (0.55%) Intel
12 2 (0.37%) CA
12 2 (0.37%) NetApp
12 2 (0.37%) Lotus
12 2 (0.37%) IBM
12 2 (0.37%) Ariba
12 2 (0.37%) Sybase
12 2 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
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