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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3555 4575 4311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.14% 8.85% 8.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 9.33% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3208 2942
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 39
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.52 £21.60 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.50 £80.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +40.00%
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
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 1574 £500 +7.52% 197
South East -8 643 £440 +3.52% 79
North West -9 278 £416 -2.05% 40
West Midlands -8 266 £438 +9.37% 35
East of England +8 215 £420 -6.66% 29
South West -17 177 £400 -0.62% 38
Yorkshire -14 162 £400 - 31
East Midlands -3 144 £431 +4.42% 21
North East -40 66 £350 -17.64% 4
Midlands +2 20 £460 -0.54% 1
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3864 (49.44%) Project Management
2 2399 (30.69%) Finance
3 2142 (27.41%) PRINCE2
4 1987 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 1784 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
6 900 (11.51%) Banking
7 776 (9.93%) Migration
8 639 (8.18%) Microsoft
9 620 (7.93%) Retail
10 597 (7.64%) Change Management
11 548 (7.01%) Security Cleared
12 547 (7.00%) MS Project
13 472 (6.04%) Data Centre
14 459 (5.87%) Waterfall
15 448 (5.73%) PMI Certification
16 447 (5.72%) PMP
16 447 (5.72%) Scrum
17 417 (5.34%) Risk Management
18 415 (5.31%) ITIL
19 409 (5.23%) Project Planning
20 407 (5.21%) MS Excel
21 405 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 393 (5.03%) SC Cleared
23 375 (4.80%) SAP
24 363 (4.64%) Programme Management
25 360 (4.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
26 358 (4.58%) E-Commerce
27 349 (4.47%) Oracle
28 347 (4.44%) CRM
29 345 (4.41%) Analytical Skills

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
1 232 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 81 (1.04%) CMS
3 65 (0.83%) Confluence
4 59 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 33 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 31 (0.40%) MS Project Server
7 30 (0.38%) SAS
8 24 (0.31%) IIS
9 19 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 18 (0.23%) MS Exchange
11 17 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 13 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.15%) Apache
14 11 (0.14%) Documentum
14 11 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.10%) NetWeaver
15 8 (0.10%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.064%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.064%) Umbraco
Applications
1 547 (7.00%) MS Project
2 407 (5.21%) MS Excel
3 292 (3.74%) MS Office
4 165 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 129 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 7 (0.090%) ProjectWise
9 6 (0.077%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.051%) SPSS
11 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 89 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
3 36 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 26 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 21 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
8 18 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 17 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 17 (0.22%) Maximo
9 17 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
10 15 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
10 15 (0.19%) SAP FI
11 14 (0.18%) Summit
12 13 (0.17%) HFM
13 12 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
13 12 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
14 11 (0.14%) SAP CRM
14 11 (0.14%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 204 (2.61%) Office 365
2 114 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (0.70%) SaaS
4 52 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
6 17 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.20%) IaaS
7 16 (0.20%) PaaS
8 13 (0.17%) OneDrive
9 12 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.15%) Yammer
10 7 (0.090%) Google Apps
10 7 (0.090%) Taleo
11 5 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.051%) Trello
13 2 (0.026%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.026%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.026%) Veeva
14 1 (0.013%) Google Tag Manager
14 1 (0.013%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 168 (2.15%) WAN
2 148 (1.89%) LAN
3 97 (1.24%) Firewall
4 73 (0.93%) Internet
5 70 (0.90%) Intranet
5 70 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
6 61 (0.78%) Skype
7 58 (0.74%) Network Security
8 54 (0.69%) SAN
9 36 (0.46%) Unified Communications
9 36 (0.46%) Wireless
10 33 (0.42%) VoIP
11 32 (0.41%) MPLS
11 32 (0.41%) VPN
12 24 (0.31%) FTP
13 22 (0.28%) NAS
14 18 (0.23%) HTTP
14 18 (0.23%) LTE
15 16 (0.20%) 3G
15 16 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
2 92 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 48 (0.61%) Big Data
4 36 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 32 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 24 (0.31%) Hadoop
7 20 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 18 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (0.23%) QlikView
9 15 (0.19%) SAP HANA
10 13 (0.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.15%) DB2
12 11 (0.14%) GIS
12 11 (0.14%) Oracle ODI
12 11 (0.14%) SAP BI
12 11 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.13%) SAP BW
13 10 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 140 (1.79%) JIRA
2 8 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.077%) Bitbucket
3 6 (0.077%) JIRA Agile
3 6 (0.077%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (0.077%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.064%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.064%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.064%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.064%) TeamCity
4 5 (0.064%) VersionOne
5 4 (0.051%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.038%) Maven
6 3 (0.038%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.038%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.026%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.026%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.013%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.013%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.013%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2399 (30.69%) Finance
2 900 (11.51%) Banking
3 620 (7.93%) Retail
4 336 (4.30%) Telecoms
5 218 (2.79%) Legal
6 198 (2.53%) Marketing
7 188 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 141 (1.80%) Front Office
9 137 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 99 (1.27%) Retail Banking
11 96 (1.23%) Back Office
12 93 (1.19%) Law
13 90 (1.15%) Advertising
14 78 (1.00%) Billing
15 74 (0.95%) Financial Institution
16 70 (0.90%) Automotive
17 49 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 45 (0.58%) Publishing
19 42 (0.54%) Games
19 42 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (1.29%) .NET
2 87 (1.11%) Middleware
3 49 (0.63%) Web Services
4 41 (0.52%) HTML
5 27 (0.35%) XML
6 22 (0.28%) J2EE
7 19 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (0.20%) CSS
8 16 (0.20%) Velocity
9 15 (0.19%) HTML5
10 13 (0.17%) SOAP
11 12 (0.15%) Apache Flex
12 10 (0.13%) JSP
13 8 (0.10%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.10%) IBM Integration Bus
14 7 (0.090%) REST
14 7 (0.090%) XSD
15 6 (0.077%) AngularJS
15 6 (0.077%) JSON
15 6 (0.077%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 472 (6.04%) Data Centre
2 345 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 202 (2.58%) PMI
4 166 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 146 (1.87%) NHS
6 113 (1.45%) User Experience
7 110 (1.41%) Virtual Team
8 107 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 62 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 59 (0.75%) FMCG
11 52 (0.67%) Equities
12 49 (0.63%) Fixed Income
13 47 (0.60%) Smart Meter
14 46 (0.59%) Economics
15 41 (0.52%) EPoS
16 39 (0.50%) Mainframe
17 38 (0.49%) Derivative
18 33 (0.42%) Digital Media
19 32 (0.41%) Computer Science
19 32 (0.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 318 (4.07%) Windows
2 114 (1.46%) Unix
3 86 (1.10%) Linux
4 78 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 47 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 45 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 36 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (0.36%) AIX
10 24 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (0.23%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.22%) Android
13 13 (0.17%) Solaris
14 11 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.12%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.10%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.10%) OpenVMS
17 7 (0.090%) SUSE
18 6 (0.077%) CentOS
18 6 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3864 (49.44%) Project Management
2 2142 (27.41%) PRINCE2
3 1987 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 1784 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
5 776 (9.93%) Migration
6 597 (7.64%) Change Management
7 459 (5.87%) Waterfall
8 447 (5.72%) Scrum
9 417 (5.34%) Risk Management
10 415 (5.31%) ITIL
11 409 (5.23%) Project Planning
12 363 (4.64%) Programme Management
13 360 (4.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 358 (4.58%) E-Commerce
15 347 (4.44%) CRM
16 323 (4.13%) SDLC
17 277 (3.54%) Business Analysis
18 270 (3.45%) ERP
19 266 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
20 249 (3.19%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 148 (1.89%) SQL
2 130 (1.66%) Java
3 97 (1.24%) C
4 44 (0.56%) JavaScript
5 27 (0.35%) PHP
6 24 (0.31%) C#
7 16 (0.20%) C++
8 10 (0.13%) PL/SQL
8 10 (0.13%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.10%) VBA
10 5 (0.064%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.051%) Python
12 3 (0.038%) NATURAL
12 3 (0.038%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.026%) COBOL
13 2 (0.026%) Groovy
13 2 (0.026%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.026%) RPG
13 2 (0.026%) Ruby
14 1 (0.013%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 548 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 448 (5.73%) PMI Certification
3 447 (5.72%) PMP
4 405 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 393 (5.03%) SC Cleared
6 328 (4.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 315 (4.03%) Degree
8 117 (1.50%) APMP
9 76 (0.97%) DV Cleared
10 74 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 57 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
12 45 (0.58%) CISSP
13 42 (0.54%) ISEB
14 24 (0.31%) CISM
15 19 (0.24%) CISA
16 18 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
18 15 (0.19%) CCNA
18 15 (0.19%) MAPM
19 10 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (2.11%) QA
2 66 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (0.77%) MiFID
4 46 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 45 (0.58%) SLA
6 36 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.31%) FATCA
8 23 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 19 (0.24%) PMBOK
9 19 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.23%) EMIR
11 17 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
12 16 (0.20%) UCITS
13 15 (0.19%) COBIT
13 15 (0.19%) SEPA
14 12 (0.15%) AIFMD
15 10 (0.13%) ISO 9001
16 6 (0.077%) Basel III
16 6 (0.077%) COREP
System Software
1 97 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 55 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.090%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.090%) vSphere
7 6 (0.077%) vCloud
8 5 (0.064%) XenApp
8 5 (0.064%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.051%) RACF
10 3 (0.038%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.026%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.026%) Docker
11 2 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.026%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.013%) ACF2
12 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.013%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.013%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 23 (0.29%) SCCM
2 16 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (0.077%) SCOM
5 5 (0.064%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.064%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.064%) Puppet
5 5 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.051%) Ansible
6 4 (0.051%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (0.051%) MOM
7 3 (0.038%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.038%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.038%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.038%) QRadar
7 3 (0.038%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.038%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.026%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.026%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 639 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 375 (4.80%) SAP
3 349 (4.47%) Oracle
4 144 (1.84%) Cisco
5 109 (1.39%) Citrix
6 96 (1.23%) VMware
7 80 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (0.92%) IBM
9 40 (0.51%) Google
9 40 (0.51%) HP
10 35 (0.45%) ServiceNow
11 34 (0.44%) Hyperion
12 31 (0.40%) BT
13 30 (0.38%) CheckPoint
13 30 (0.38%) Murex
14 27 (0.35%) hybris
15 26 (0.33%) Avaya
16 24 (0.31%) Bloomberg
16 24 (0.31%) Charles River
17 23 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
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