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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK / England
Rank 23 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2859 3954 4192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.83% 8.28% 8.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 8.71% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2031 2800 2828
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £415
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 47
Median hourly rate £30.43 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.50 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-12.80% -21.87%

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
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -11 1304 £500 +4.16% 188
South East -4 569 £450 +5.88% 76
West Midlands -3 191 £425 - 32
South West +2 185 £400 - 43
North West -1 164 £423 +2.42% 45
East of England -12 146 £421 -4.80% 34
Yorkshire -8 134 £425 +6.25% 32
East Midlands -16 80 £425 +1.19% 28
North East -16 46 £500 +21.21% 6
Midlands -2 20 £400 -15.78%
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 2839 (49.14%) Project Management
2 1780 (30.81%) Finance
3 1589 (27.51%) PRINCE2
4 1440 (24.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 1265 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
6 687 (11.89%) Migration
7 517 (8.95%) Microsoft
8 499 (8.64%) Banking
9 470 (8.14%) Change Management
10 420 (7.27%) Security Cleared
11 402 (6.96%) Retail
12 380 (6.58%) MS Project
13 364 (6.30%) Waterfall
14 351 (6.08%) PMI Certification
15 346 (5.99%) Data Centre
16 338 (5.85%) ITIL
17 335 (5.80%) PMP
18 326 (5.64%) MS Excel
19 324 (5.61%) Risk Management
20 312 (5.40%) Scrum
21 305 (5.28%) SC Cleared
22 296 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 293 (5.07%) Project Planning
24 291 (5.04%) SAP
25 288 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
26 282 (4.88%) Telecoms
27 281 (4.86%) CRM
28 280 (4.85%) Programme Management
29 257 (4.45%) Oracle
30 252 (4.36%) Degree

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
1 187 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 68 (1.18%) CMS
3 63 (1.09%) Confluence
4 47 (0.81%) Skype for Business
5 29 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 18 (0.31%) Drupal
7 17 (0.29%) MS Project Server
8 15 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 14 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.23%) IIS
11 12 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.16%) Documentum
13 8 (0.14%) SAS
14 7 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.12%) WordPress
15 6 (0.10%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.087%) JBoss
Applications
1 380 (6.58%) MS Project
2 326 (5.64%) MS Excel
3 217 (3.76%) MS Office
4 130 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 108 (1.87%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.069%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.069%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.035%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.017%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.017%) Maya
10 1 (0.017%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 82 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 33 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 29 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 24 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
7 19 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 18 (0.31%) SAP CRM
9 17 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
9 17 (0.29%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 14 (0.24%) SAP FI
10 14 (0.24%) SAP HR
11 12 (0.21%) Maximo
11 12 (0.21%) SAP CO
11 12 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
12 11 (0.19%) NetSuite
12 11 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
13 10 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
13 10 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 176 (3.05%) Office 365
2 105 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (0.99%) SaaS
5 25 (0.43%) IaaS
6 20 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
7 18 (0.31%) PaaS
8 15 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 15 (0.26%) OneDrive
9 12 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (0.21%) Route 53
9 12 (0.21%) Yammer
10 8 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.10%) Taleo
13 3 (0.052%) G Suite
13 3 (0.052%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 115 (1.99%) WAN
2 106 (1.83%) LAN
3 76 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
4 72 (1.25%) Firewall
5 53 (0.92%) Intranet
6 51 (0.88%) VoIP
7 50 (0.87%) Internet
8 43 (0.74%) Skype
9 38 (0.66%) SAN
10 37 (0.64%) LTE
11 34 (0.59%) VoLTE
12 29 (0.50%) MPLS
13 24 (0.42%) Network Security
14 22 (0.38%) Unified Communications
14 22 (0.38%) Wireless
15 14 (0.24%) IP Telephony
15 14 (0.24%) NAS
15 14 (0.24%) VPN
16 12 (0.21%) Ethernet
17 10 (0.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
2 67 (1.16%) Big Data
3 42 (0.73%) SQL Server
4 35 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 19 (0.33%) GIS
6 17 (0.29%) SAP BW
7 16 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (0.24%) SAP HANA
9 14 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (0.17%) Power BI
11 10 (0.17%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.16%) DB2
13 8 (0.14%) Essbase
13 8 (0.14%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.14%) QlikView
13 8 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.12%) Flink
Development Applications
1 138 (2.39%) JIRA
2 14 (0.24%) Jenkins
2 14 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.069%) Hudson
3 4 (0.069%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.052%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.052%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.052%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.035%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (0.035%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.035%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.035%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.035%) GitLab
5 2 (0.035%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.035%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.017%) gulp
6 1 (0.017%) Mockito
6 1 (0.017%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.017%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.017%) VersionOne
General
1 1780 (30.81%) Finance
2 499 (8.64%) Banking
3 402 (6.96%) Retail
4 282 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 205 (3.55%) Marketing
6 187 (3.24%) Legal
7 131 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 118 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 97 (1.68%) Front Office
10 77 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 73 (1.26%) Advertising
12 66 (1.14%) Law
13 58 (1.00%) Automotive
14 57 (0.99%) Billing
15 51 (0.88%) Retail Banking
16 48 (0.83%) Publishing
17 45 (0.78%) Back Office
18 44 (0.76%) Local Government
19 37 (0.64%) Financial Institution
20 25 (0.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (0.68%) .NET
2 38 (0.66%) Middleware
3 32 (0.55%) Web Services
4 27 (0.47%) HTML
5 15 (0.26%) XML
6 12 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (0.17%) Velocity
8 9 (0.16%) HTML5
8 9 (0.16%) J2EE
9 8 (0.14%) EDIFACT
9 8 (0.14%) Kafka
10 7 (0.12%) CSS
10 7 (0.12%) Mason
10 7 (0.12%) REST
11 6 (0.10%) jQuery
11 6 (0.10%) JSON
11 6 (0.10%) Silverlight
11 6 (0.10%) Spark Streaming
12 5 (0.087%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.087%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 346 (5.99%) Data Centre
2 288 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 171 (2.96%) PMI
5 100 (1.73%) NHS
6 86 (1.49%) Virtual Team
7 74 (1.28%) User Experience
8 49 (0.85%) Derivative
9 46 (0.80%) FMCG
10 45 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 45 (0.78%) Mobile App
11 43 (0.74%) Fixed Income
12 32 (0.55%) Equities
13 31 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 31 (0.54%) Mainframe
14 30 (0.52%) EPoS
15 26 (0.45%) Fintech
15 26 (0.45%) Smart Meter
16 22 (0.38%) Credit Risk
17 21 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 191 (3.31%) Windows
2 72 (1.25%) Linux
3 61 (1.06%) Unix
4 50 (0.87%) Windows 10
5 28 (0.48%) Windows Server
6 21 (0.36%) AIX
7 20 (0.35%) Android
8 17 (0.29%) Apple iOS
8 17 (0.29%) Solaris
8 17 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.14%) VMS
9 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.087%) zOS
12 3 (0.052%) SUSE
12 3 (0.052%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.052%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.035%) OS/2
13 2 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2839 (49.14%) Project Management
2 1589 (27.51%) PRINCE2
3 1440 (24.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 1265 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
5 687 (11.89%) Migration
6 470 (8.14%) Change Management
7 364 (6.30%) Waterfall
8 338 (5.85%) ITIL
9 324 (5.61%) Risk Management
10 312 (5.40%) Scrum
11 293 (5.07%) Project Planning
12 281 (4.86%) CRM
13 280 (4.85%) Programme Management
14 226 (3.91%) ERP
14 226 (3.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 213 (3.69%) Project Governance
16 210 (3.64%) SDLC
17 197 (3.41%) Business Analysis
18 192 (3.32%) E-Commerce
19 183 (3.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (1.80%) SQL
2 68 (1.18%) C
3 60 (1.04%) Java
4 14 (0.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (0.21%) C#
5 12 (0.21%) PHP
6 9 (0.16%) Python
7 6 (0.10%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.087%) C++
8 5 (0.087%) VBA
9 4 (0.069%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.069%) VB
10 3 (0.052%) COBOL
10 3 (0.052%) R
11 2 (0.035%) ABAP
11 2 (0.035%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.035%) Scala
12 1 (0.017%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.017%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.017%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 420 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 351 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 335 (5.80%) PMP
4 305 (5.28%) SC Cleared
5 296 (5.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 252 (4.36%) Degree
7 236 (4.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 119 (2.06%) APMP
9 63 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 47 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
11 38 (0.66%) ISEB
12 35 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (0.28%) CISSP
15 15 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
16 14 (0.24%) MAPM
17 13 (0.23%) CCNA
18 10 (0.17%) CISM
19 9 (0.16%) CCNP
19 9 (0.16%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (2.87%) QA
2 84 (1.45%) MiFID
3 29 (0.50%) SLA
4 27 (0.47%) EMIR
5 24 (0.42%) GxP
5 24 (0.42%) PMBOK
6 22 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 21 (0.36%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.35%) GDPR
9 18 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
10 17 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 17 (0.29%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.19%) FATCA
11 11 (0.19%) Solvency II
12 10 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.16%) JSP 440
14 8 (0.14%) IFRS
14 8 (0.14%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.12%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 81 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 32 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.23%) Docker
4 9 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.087%) XenApp
7 4 (0.069%) Firmware
7 4 (0.069%) HDFS
8 3 (0.052%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.035%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.035%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.017%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.017%) RACF
10 1 (0.017%) SRDF
10 1 (0.017%) vCloud
10 1 (0.017%) vSphere
10 1 (0.017%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (0.59%) SCCM
2 13 (0.23%) Puppet
3 12 (0.21%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.21%) MOM
4 10 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (0.16%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.10%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.10%) XenMobile
7 5 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.069%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.069%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.052%) SCOM
10 2 (0.035%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.035%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.035%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.035%) Nagios
10 2 (0.035%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.017%) rkt
Vendors
1 517 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 291 (5.04%) SAP
3 257 (4.45%) Oracle
4 120 (2.08%) Cisco
5 82 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
6 65 (1.13%) Citrix
7 64 (1.11%) VMware
8 62 (1.07%) Remedy
9 47 (0.81%) IBM
10 35 (0.61%) Ericsson
11 34 (0.59%) CheckPoint
12 31 (0.54%) HP
13 26 (0.45%) Atlassian
14 24 (0.42%) Workday
15 23 (0.40%) Adobe
15 23 (0.40%) Google
16 21 (0.36%) ServiceNow
17 18 (0.31%) hybris
17 18 (0.31%) Tableau
18 16 (0.28%) BT
West Midlands
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Talent Spa
Rate: £500 - 550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £400 per day Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
LA International
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago