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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 30 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2764 4071 4025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.05% 8.04% 7.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 8.47% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1942 2816 2838
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 35
Median hourly rate £33.28 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.55% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £20.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.35 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.90 £37.05 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-11.20% -10.18%
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
43243 48091 49053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.95% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28473 31109 31489
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1878 2039
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -14 1223 £500 +5.26% 170
South East -4 565 £438 +2.94% 57
North West -9 196 £413 -2.94% 46
West Midlands -9 190 £413 -0.60% 25
East of England -1 147 £430 +1.17% 40
Yorkshire -1 136 £400 +3.22% 25
South West -18 126 £400 - 35
East Midlands -16 108 £415 +3.75% 20
North East -25 55 £331 -26.38% 8
Midlands -9 8 £413 -17.50% 1
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 3146 (49.17%) Project Management
2 1970 (30.79%) Finance
3 1708 (26.70%) PRINCE2
4 1617 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1465 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
6 718 (11.22%) Migration
7 648 (10.13%) Banking
8 557 (8.71%) Microsoft
9 510 (7.97%) Change Management
10 469 (7.33%) Retail
11 441 (6.89%) Security Cleared
12 436 (6.81%) MS Project
13 413 (6.46%) Waterfall
14 399 (6.24%) Data Centre
15 379 (5.92%) MS Excel
16 358 (5.60%) Scrum
17 351 (5.49%) Risk Management
18 346 (5.41%) PMP
19 340 (5.31%) ITIL
20 337 (5.27%) Programme Management
21 334 (5.22%) SAP
22 332 (5.19%) Project Planning
23 331 (5.17%) PMI Certification
24 323 (5.05%) SC Cleared
25 315 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 309 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
27 288 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
28 285 (4.45%) CRM
29 274 (4.28%) Telecoms
30 269 (4.20%) 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
1 230 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 77 (1.20%) CMS
3 73 (1.14%) Confluence
4 45 (0.70%) Skype for Business
5 41 (0.64%) WebSphere
6 20 (0.31%) SAS
7 18 (0.28%) MS Project Server
8 16 (0.25%) IIS
8 16 (0.25%) MS Exchange
8 16 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 15 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 13 (0.20%) Drupal
11 12 (0.19%) Apache
12 10 (0.16%) Documentum
12 10 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.13%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 436 (6.81%) MS Project
2 379 (5.92%) MS Excel
3 267 (4.17%) MS Office
4 169 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 139 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.20%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.063%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 66 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 25 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 24 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 24 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 22 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 22 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 22 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
8 17 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
8 17 (0.27%) SAP ERP
9 16 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 14 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 13 (0.20%) SAP HR
12 12 (0.19%) Primavera
12 12 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
13 10 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
13 10 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
13 10 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 148 (2.31%) Office 365
2 123 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (0.91%) SaaS
4 52 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (0.53%) IaaS
6 32 (0.50%) PaaS
7 18 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
8 15 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.19%) Route 53
10 10 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.14%) Yammer
12 7 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 6 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.063%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.063%) Taleo
15 3 (0.047%) G Suite
15 3 (0.047%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 134 (2.09%) WAN
2 120 (1.88%) LAN
3 84 (1.31%) Firewall
4 80 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
5 62 (0.97%) Intranet
6 58 (0.91%) Internet
7 47 (0.73%) Skype
8 39 (0.61%) SAN
9 38 (0.59%) Network Security
10 34 (0.53%) VoIP
11 27 (0.42%) Unified Communications
12 26 (0.41%) MPLS
13 21 (0.33%) LTE
13 21 (0.33%) Wireless
14 19 (0.30%) Extranet
14 19 (0.30%) VoLTE
15 18 (0.28%) HTTP
16 17 (0.27%) IP Telephony
16 17 (0.27%) VPN
17 15 (0.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 71 (1.11%) Big Data
3 62 (0.97%) SQL Server
4 42 (0.66%) Hadoop
5 25 (0.39%) GIS
6 22 (0.34%) SAP HANA
7 17 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (0.27%) SAP BW
8 16 (0.25%) DB2
9 15 (0.23%) Power BI
10 14 (0.22%) QlikView
10 14 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (0.19%) Essbase
13 11 (0.17%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.17%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.14%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 165 (2.58%) JIRA
2 19 (0.30%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.14%) Bitbucket
5 8 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (0.13%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.094%) JIRA Agile
7 5 (0.078%) VersionOne
8 4 (0.063%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.063%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.047%) Maven
10 2 (0.031%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.031%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.031%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.031%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.031%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.031%) Toad
10 2 (0.031%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.016%) GoCD
General
1 1970 (30.79%) Finance
2 648 (10.13%) Banking
3 469 (7.33%) Retail
4 274 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 211 (3.30%) Marketing
6 175 (2.74%) Legal
7 147 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 136 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 115 (1.80%) Front Office
10 87 (1.36%) Law
11 80 (1.25%) Retail Banking
12 73 (1.14%) Advertising
13 72 (1.13%) Back Office
14 70 (1.09%) Billing
15 63 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
16 57 (0.89%) Automotive
17 53 (0.83%) Publishing
18 44 (0.69%) Financial Institution
18 44 (0.69%) Local Government
19 28 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (1.06%) .NET
2 61 (0.95%) Middleware
3 42 (0.66%) HTML
4 33 (0.52%) Web Services
5 24 (0.38%) XML
6 17 (0.27%) J2EE
7 16 (0.25%) HTML5
8 14 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (0.20%) CSS
10 11 (0.17%) Velocity
11 9 (0.14%) Kafka
12 8 (0.13%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.13%) EDIFACT
12 8 (0.13%) jQuery
12 8 (0.13%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (0.11%) JSON
13 7 (0.11%) JSP
13 7 (0.11%) REST
14 6 (0.094%) ASP.NET
14 6 (0.094%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 399 (6.24%) Data Centre
2 309 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 165 (2.58%) Management Information System
4 139 (2.17%) PMI
5 103 (1.61%) Virtual Team
6 97 (1.52%) NHS
7 92 (1.44%) User Experience
8 64 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 51 (0.80%) FMCG
10 50 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 49 (0.77%) Mainframe
12 41 (0.64%) Derivative
12 41 (0.64%) Fixed Income
13 36 (0.56%) Equities
14 34 (0.53%) EPoS
15 29 (0.45%) Computer Science
15 29 (0.45%) Economics
16 28 (0.44%) Data Integration
17 27 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 213 (3.33%) Windows
2 92 (1.44%) Linux
3 78 (1.22%) Unix
4 37 (0.58%) Windows 10
4 37 (0.58%) Windows Server
5 26 (0.41%) AIX
6 25 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 20 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.28%) Android
9 17 (0.27%) Solaris
10 11 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.078%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.078%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.078%) zOS
13 4 (0.063%) VMS
13 4 (0.063%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.063%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.063%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3146 (49.17%) Project Management
2 1708 (26.70%) PRINCE2
3 1617 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 1465 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
5 718 (11.22%) Migration
6 510 (7.97%) Change Management
7 413 (6.46%) Waterfall
8 358 (5.60%) Scrum
9 351 (5.49%) Risk Management
10 340 (5.31%) ITIL
11 337 (5.27%) Programme Management
12 332 (5.19%) Project Planning
13 288 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 285 (4.45%) CRM
15 252 (3.94%) SDLC
16 235 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
17 234 (3.66%) Business Analysis
18 225 (3.52%) E-Commerce
19 219 (3.42%) ERP
20 203 (3.17%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 130 (2.03%) SQL
2 80 (1.25%) Java
3 78 (1.22%) C
4 27 (0.42%) JavaScript
5 19 (0.30%) PHP
6 17 (0.27%) C#
7 15 (0.23%) VBA
8 10 (0.16%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.14%) Python
10 8 (0.13%) C++
11 7 (0.11%) NATURAL
11 7 (0.11%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.063%) COBOL
12 4 (0.063%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.031%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.031%) Scala
13 2 (0.031%) VB
14 1 (0.016%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.016%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.016%) R
Qualifications
1 441 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 346 (5.41%) PMP
3 331 (5.17%) PMI Certification
4 323 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 315 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 269 (4.20%) Degree
7 234 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 117 (1.83%) APMP
9 59 (0.92%) DV Cleared
10 53 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 47 (0.73%) ISEB
12 45 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
13 39 (0.61%) CISSP
14 18 (0.28%) MAPM
15 16 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.23%) CCNA
16 15 (0.23%) CISM
16 15 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
17 9 (0.14%) ISSAP
18 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (2.38%) QA
2 49 (0.77%) MiFID
3 33 (0.52%) SLA
4 28 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 18 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (0.27%) EMIR
8 17 (0.27%) FATCA
9 15 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 14 (0.22%) Data Quality
10 14 (0.22%) GxP
11 12 (0.19%) COBIT
12 9 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.11%) ISO27002
14 4 (0.063%) AIFMD
14 4 (0.063%) GMP
14 4 (0.063%) P3O
System Software
1 63 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.25%) Docker
4 14 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.078%) vSphere
7 5 (0.078%) XenApp
8 4 (0.063%) Firmware
8 4 (0.063%) HDFS
8 4 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.031%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.031%) vCloud
9 2 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.031%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.016%) RACF
10 1 (0.016%) SRDF
10 1 (0.016%) StorNext
10 1 (0.016%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (0.39%) SCCM
2 15 (0.23%) Puppet
3 12 (0.19%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.16%) MOM
5 9 (0.14%) AirWatch
6 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.094%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.094%) SCOM
8 5 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.047%) Ansible
9 3 (0.047%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.047%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.047%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.047%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.031%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.031%) Salt
10 2 (0.031%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.031%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.031%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 557 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 334 (5.22%) SAP
3 241 (3.77%) Oracle
4 127 (1.98%) Cisco
5 72 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
6 64 (1.00%) VMware
7 60 (0.94%) Citrix
8 56 (0.88%) IBM
9 37 (0.58%) CheckPoint
9 37 (0.58%) Remedy
10 35 (0.55%) HP
11 34 (0.53%) Google
12 28 (0.44%) Avaya
12 28 (0.44%) ServiceNow
13 25 (0.39%) Hyperion
14 24 (0.38%) Workday
15 23 (0.36%) Adobe
15 23 (0.36%) hybris
16 21 (0.33%) Tableau
17 20 (0.31%) Ericsson
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
ISL
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £450 per day Initial contract until March 2017.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Rate: £215.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £475 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago