The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3521 4520 4239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.23% 8.91% 8.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.62% 9.39% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 3190 2938
Median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £593 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 37
Median hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.42 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.05 £55.20 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
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
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the England region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the England region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 1458 £500 +5.26% 222
South East -8 652 £445 +4.70% 89
North West -6 332 £413 +1.85% 36
East of England +7 228 £425 -5.55% 42
West Midlands -14 227 £438 +9.37% 41
South West -9 208 £400 - 26
Yorkshire -13 169 £400 - 35
East Midlands -2 137 £425 +3.54% 19
North East -35 75 £340 -20.00% 8
Midlands +4 20 £475 +5.55%
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 3838 (49.63%) Project Management
2 2341 (30.27%) Finance
3 2239 (28.95%) PRINCE2
4 1954 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1760 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
6 843 (10.90%) Banking
7 788 (10.19%) Migration
8 616 (7.97%) Retail
9 579 (7.49%) Microsoft
10 561 (7.25%) Change Management
11 557 (7.20%) Security Cleared
12 546 (7.06%) PMI Certification
13 535 (6.92%) MS Project
14 454 (5.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 445 (5.75%) Scrum
16 441 (5.70%) Waterfall
16 441 (5.70%) Data Centre
17 438 (5.66%) PMP
18 406 (5.25%) ITIL
19 402 (5.20%) Risk Management
20 397 (5.13%) SC Cleared
21 381 (4.93%) Project Planning
22 370 (4.78%) MS Excel
23 364 (4.71%) SAP
24 349 (4.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 347 (4.49%) E-Commerce
26 346 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
27 344 (4.45%) Oracle
28 342 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
29 341 (4.41%) Programme Management

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 215 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 84 (1.09%) CMS
3 65 (0.84%) Confluence
4 52 (0.67%) Skype for Business
5 30 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 29 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 25 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 25 (0.32%) SAS
8 19 (0.25%) IIS
8 19 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 11 (0.14%) Documentum
13 9 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.10%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.078%) Apache
16 5 (0.065%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.052%) Drupal
17 4 (0.052%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 535 (6.92%) MS Project
2 370 (4.78%) MS Excel
3 252 (3.26%) MS Office
4 155 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 119 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 8 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.091%) ProjectWise
10 4 (0.052%) SPSS
11 2 (0.026%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 77 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 41 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
4 34 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 31 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 29 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 26 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 26 (0.34%) SAP ERP
8 19 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 18 (0.23%) SAP FI
10 17 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
11 15 (0.19%) Maximo
11 15 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
12 13 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
13 12 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
13 12 (0.16%) Primavera
14 11 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
14 11 (0.14%) Summit
15 10 (0.13%) SAP BPC
15 10 (0.13%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 208 (2.69%) Office 365
2 90 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (0.69%) SaaS
4 50 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
6 16 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 13 (0.17%) OneDrive
9 11 (0.14%) IaaS
9 11 (0.14%) Yammer
10 9 (0.12%) PaaS
11 8 (0.10%) Google Apps
12 7 (0.091%) Taleo
13 5 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.026%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.026%) Silverpop
14 2 (0.026%) Veeva
15 1 (0.013%) Basecamp
15 1 (0.013%) GitHub
15 1 (0.013%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 156 (2.02%) WAN
2 141 (1.82%) LAN
3 87 (1.13%) Firewall
4 62 (0.80%) Internet
5 60 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
6 59 (0.76%) Intranet
7 47 (0.61%) SAN
8 46 (0.59%) Network Security
8 46 (0.59%) Skype
9 38 (0.49%) Unified Communications
9 38 (0.49%) Wireless
10 37 (0.48%) VPN
11 33 (0.43%) VoIP
12 29 (0.38%) MPLS
13 21 (0.27%) LTE
14 20 (0.26%) 3G
14 20 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
15 17 (0.22%) FTP
15 17 (0.22%) NAS
16 16 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
2 84 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 48 (0.62%) Big Data
4 36 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 34 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (0.28%) QlikView
7 20 (0.26%) Data Mining
7 20 (0.26%) Hadoop
8 19 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
9 18 (0.23%) SAP HANA
10 17 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.21%) Power BI
12 15 (0.19%) DataStage
12 15 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.17%) Electronic Patient Records
14 11 (0.14%) DB2
14 11 (0.14%) SAP BW
14 11 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.13%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 132 (1.71%) JIRA
2 7 (0.091%) Eclipse
2 7 (0.091%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.065%) JIRA Agile
3 5 (0.065%) VersionOne
4 4 (0.052%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.052%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.039%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.039%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.039%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.026%) MSI
6 2 (0.026%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.026%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.013%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.013%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.013%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.013%) LSMW
7 1 (0.013%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.013%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.013%) Subversion
General
1 2341 (30.27%) Finance
2 843 (10.90%) Banking
3 616 (7.97%) Retail
4 327 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 215 (2.78%) Marketing
6 209 (2.70%) Legal
7 180 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 127 (1.64%) Front Office
9 124 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 98 (1.27%) Law
11 95 (1.23%) Advertising
12 86 (1.11%) Back Office
13 82 (1.06%) Retail Banking
14 73 (0.94%) Billing
15 67 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 62 (0.80%) Automotive
16 62 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
17 45 (0.58%) Publishing
18 42 (0.54%) Games
19 37 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (1.18%) .NET
2 70 (0.91%) Middleware
3 46 (0.59%) Web Services
4 37 (0.48%) HTML
5 25 (0.32%) XML
6 20 (0.26%) Velocity
7 19 (0.25%) J2EE
8 17 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 14 (0.18%) CSS
10 13 (0.17%) HTML5
11 12 (0.16%) SOAP
12 11 (0.14%) Apache Flex
13 7 (0.091%) COM
13 7 (0.091%) JSP
13 7 (0.091%) REST
13 7 (0.091%) XSD
14 6 (0.078%) IBM Integration Bus
14 6 (0.078%) JSON
15 5 (0.065%) FIX Protocol
15 5 (0.065%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 441 (5.70%) Data Centre
2 346 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
3 215 (2.78%) PMI
4 178 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 165 (2.13%) NHS
6 112 (1.45%) User Experience
7 111 (1.44%) Mobile App
8 97 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 62 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 60 (0.78%) FMCG
11 50 (0.65%) Smart Meter
12 48 (0.62%) Equities
13 47 (0.61%) Derivative
14 42 (0.54%) Economics
15 41 (0.53%) Fixed Income
16 40 (0.52%) EPoS
17 37 (0.48%) Mainframe
18 32 (0.41%) Digital Media
19 30 (0.39%) PKI
20 29 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 309 (4.00%) Windows
2 103 (1.33%) Unix
3 84 (1.09%) Linux
4 81 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 42 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 40 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 36 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (0.39%) AIX
10 26 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (0.25%) Android
11 19 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 14 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.17%) Solaris
14 9 (0.12%) OpenVMS
14 9 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.10%) SUSE
16 5 (0.065%) HPUX
16 5 (0.065%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.052%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3838 (49.63%) Project Management
2 2239 (28.95%) PRINCE2
3 1954 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 1760 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
5 788 (10.19%) Migration
6 561 (7.25%) Change Management
7 445 (5.75%) Scrum
8 441 (5.70%) Waterfall
9 406 (5.25%) ITIL
10 402 (5.20%) Risk Management
11 381 (4.93%) Project Planning
12 349 (4.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 347 (4.49%) E-Commerce
14 341 (4.41%) Programme Management
15 331 (4.28%) CRM
16 307 (3.97%) SDLC
17 292 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
18 287 (3.71%) Business Analysis
19 280 (3.62%) Change Control
20 270 (3.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 148 (1.91%) SQL
2 116 (1.50%) Java
3 90 (1.16%) C
4 39 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 24 (0.31%) C#
6 23 (0.30%) PHP
7 15 (0.19%) C++
8 10 (0.13%) PL/SQL
9 7 (0.091%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.078%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.078%) VBA
11 5 (0.065%) Python
12 3 (0.039%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.026%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.026%) Groovy
13 2 (0.026%) RPG
13 2 (0.026%) Ruby
14 1 (0.013%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.013%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.013%) Scala
Qualifications
1 557 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 546 (7.06%) PMI Certification
3 454 (5.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 438 (5.66%) PMP
5 397 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 342 (4.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 330 (4.27%) Degree
8 116 (1.50%) APMP
9 91 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 65 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
11 60 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
12 36 (0.47%) ISEB
13 35 (0.45%) CISSP
14 19 (0.25%) CISA
14 19 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (0.25%) CISM
15 15 (0.19%) CCNA
15 15 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
16 12 (0.16%) CIMA
16 12 (0.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (2.13%) QA
2 60 (0.78%) MiFID
3 55 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 39 (0.50%) SLA
6 31 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.30%) PMBOK
9 22 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
9 22 (0.28%) SEPA
9 22 (0.28%) Solvency II
10 21 (0.27%) FATCA
10 21 (0.27%) UCITS
11 17 (0.22%) COBIT
11 17 (0.22%) EMIR
12 16 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (0.18%) AIFMD
14 11 (0.14%) ISO 9001
15 6 (0.078%) COREP
15 6 (0.078%) GMP
System Software
1 109 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 57 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
4 11 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.10%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.078%) vCloud
7 6 (0.078%) XenApp
8 5 (0.065%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.052%) vSphere
10 3 (0.039%) RACF
10 3 (0.039%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.026%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.013%) ACF2
12 1 (0.013%) Docker
12 1 (0.013%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.013%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.013%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (0.28%) SCCM
2 15 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.078%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.065%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.065%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.065%) SCOM
5 4 (0.052%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.052%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.052%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.052%) Puppet
6 3 (0.039%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.039%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.039%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.039%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.039%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.026%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.026%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.026%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.026%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.026%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 579 (7.49%) Microsoft
2 364 (4.71%) SAP
3 344 (4.45%) Oracle
4 124 (1.60%) Cisco
5 111 (1.44%) Citrix
6 98 (1.27%) VMware
7 84 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 76 (0.98%) IBM
9 41 (0.53%) HP
10 40 (0.52%) Google
11 32 (0.41%) Adobe
11 32 (0.41%) BT
12 31 (0.40%) ServiceNow
13 27 (0.35%) CheckPoint
14 26 (0.34%) Atlassian
14 26 (0.34%) Hyperion
14 26 (0.34%) Murex
15 25 (0.32%) Cognos
15 25 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
16 23 (0.30%) Remedy
East London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £259.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
APM Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day UP TO £550 PER DAY
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
JM
Rate: £425 - £485 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago