The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 12 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4448 4231 4407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.95% 8.84% 9.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 9.53% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3124 2889 2936
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £24.20 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.65 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
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
45952 44401 42082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.73% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29584 27581 25036
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1743 1814 2016
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £37.80 £40.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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 +3 2023 £460 +2.22% 349
South East -1 816 £425 +2.40% 144
North West -2 329 £408 -4.11% 73
Yorkshire +4 282 £400 +1.26% 62
South West -2 279 £400 -3.03% 51
West Midlands +5 265 £400 -4.76% 74
East of England +1 215 £450 +5.88% 66
East Midlands 0 139 £415 +13.69% 29
North East -4 65 £398 -6.47% 7
Midlands 0 13 £475 +5.55% 2
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 4455 (48.40%) Project Management
2 2904 (31.55%) Finance
3 2782 (30.23%) PRINCE2
4 2152 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1629 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1181 (12.83%) Banking
7 863 (9.38%) Migration
8 852 (9.26%) Retail
9 738 (8.02%) MS Project
10 667 (7.25%) Microsoft
11 626 (6.80%) PMI Certification
12 601 (6.53%) Change Management
13 588 (6.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 575 (6.25%) ITIL
15 560 (6.08%) Data Centre
16 504 (5.48%) Project Planning
17 499 (5.42%) Scrum
18 481 (5.23%) Security Cleared
19 480 (5.22%) PMP
20 472 (5.13%) SAP
21 471 (5.12%) Telecoms
22 468 (5.08%) MS Excel
23 455 (4.94%) E-Commerce
24 444 (4.82%) Risk Management
24 444 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
25 432 (4.69%) Waterfall
26 421 (4.57%) Degree
27 392 (4.26%) Programme Management
28 386 (4.19%) Windows
29 379 (4.12%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 283 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 118 (1.28%) CMS
3 65 (0.71%) Lync
4 47 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 43 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 40 (0.43%) Confluence
7 31 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 28 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 28 (0.30%) SAS
9 25 (0.27%) IBM Notes
10 14 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (0.15%) Drupal
11 13 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (0.14%) MS Project Server
12 11 (0.12%) Documentum
13 10 (0.11%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.098%) Alfresco
15 8 (0.087%) LiveLink
15 8 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 738 (8.02%) MS Project
2 468 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 351 (3.81%) MS Office
4 188 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 134 (1.46%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.098%) SPSS
8 7 (0.076%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.065%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.033%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.022%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.022%) InDesign
11 2 (0.022%) Windchill
11 2 (0.022%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.022%) Mingle
12 1 (0.011%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.011%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 86 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 36 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 31 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 31 (0.34%) Agresso
6 30 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 28 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
7 28 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 24 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 18 (0.20%) Maximo
10 17 (0.18%) Primavera
11 16 (0.17%) SAP SD
11 16 (0.17%) SAP CRM
12 15 (0.16%) Magento
13 13 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
14 12 (0.13%) SAP HR
14 12 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
14 12 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 110 (1.20%) Office 365
2 67 (0.73%) SaaS
3 44 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 18 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.14%) PaaS
8 8 (0.087%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.076%) Google Apps
10 6 (0.065%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.065%) IaaS
11 4 (0.043%) Trello
11 4 (0.043%) Boomi
12 3 (0.033%) SmartFocus
12 3 (0.033%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.022%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.011%) Yammer
14 1 (0.011%) Veeva
14 1 (0.011%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.011%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 183 (1.99%) WAN
2 153 (1.66%) LAN
3 119 (1.29%) Firewall
4 89 (0.97%) Internet
5 81 (0.88%) Intranet
6 80 (0.87%) SAN
7 60 (0.65%) Unified Communications
8 56 (0.61%) VoIP
9 52 (0.56%) Wireless
10 40 (0.43%) DNS
11 39 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
12 37 (0.40%) 4G
13 34 (0.37%) TCP/IP
14 32 (0.35%) VPN
15 26 (0.28%) MPLS
15 26 (0.28%) Network Security
16 24 (0.26%) 3G
16 24 (0.26%) Structured Cabling
17 22 (0.24%) IP Telephony
18 21 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
2 92 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 83 (0.90%) Big Data
4 36 (0.39%) Oracle Database
5 33 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 30 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
8 27 (0.29%) QlikView
9 25 (0.27%) Data Mining
10 22 (0.24%) SAP BW
11 20 (0.22%) DB2
12 19 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
14 17 (0.18%) DataStage
15 15 (0.16%) SAP HANA
16 14 (0.15%) Relational Database
16 14 (0.15%) MySQL
17 13 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
17 13 (0.14%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 105 (1.14%) JIRA
2 18 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.065%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.054%) MSI
5 4 (0.043%) Subversion
5 4 (0.043%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.033%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.033%) ProC
6 3 (0.033%) Selenium
6 3 (0.033%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.022%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.022%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.022%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.022%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.011%) ERwin
8 1 (0.011%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.011%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.011%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.011%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (0.011%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2904 (31.55%) Finance
2 1181 (12.83%) Banking
3 852 (9.26%) Retail
4 471 (5.12%) Telecoms
5 323 (3.51%) Marketing
6 260 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 233 (2.53%) Legal
8 189 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 157 (1.71%) Retail Banking
10 134 (1.46%) Front Office
11 116 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 110 (1.20%) Law
13 109 (1.18%) Local Government
14 105 (1.14%) Back Office
15 91 (0.99%) Publishing
16 83 (0.90%) Advertising
17 80 (0.87%) Automotive
18 70 (0.76%) Financial Institution
19 69 (0.75%) Billing
20 57 (0.62%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (1.55%) .NET
2 60 (0.65%) Web Services
3 54 (0.59%) Middleware
4 51 (0.55%) HTML
5 43 (0.47%) XML
6 31 (0.34%) CSS
7 20 (0.22%) Application Packaging
8 18 (0.20%) J2EE
9 16 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 16 (0.17%) HTML5
10 14 (0.15%) Velocity
11 10 (0.11%) JSON
11 10 (0.11%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.098%) EDI
13 8 (0.087%) jQuery
14 7 (0.076%) JSP
14 7 (0.076%) .NET Framework
14 7 (0.076%) XMPP
15 6 (0.065%) SOAP
15 6 (0.065%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 560 (6.08%) Data Centre
2 444 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 249 (2.71%) PMI
4 229 (2.49%) NHS
5 178 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 114 (1.24%) User Experience
7 109 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 83 (0.90%) FMCG
9 76 (0.83%) Derivative
10 65 (0.71%) Credit Risk
11 64 (0.70%) Fixed Income
12 63 (0.68%) Economics
13 60 (0.65%) Mainframe
14 59 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 48 (0.52%) Market Risk
16 45 (0.49%) Equities
17 44 (0.48%) Data Integration
18 42 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
19 38 (0.41%) Smart Meter
20 37 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 386 (4.19%) Windows
2 109 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 108 (1.17%) UNIX
4 101 (1.10%) Linux
5 54 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (0.49%) Android
7 39 (0.42%) Apple iOS
8 32 (0.35%) Solaris
9 25 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.23%) AIX
11 21 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 16 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 10 (0.11%) VME
16 3 (0.033%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.033%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.033%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.022%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4455 (48.40%) Project Management
2 2782 (30.23%) PRINCE2
3 2152 (23.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1629 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
5 863 (9.38%) Migration
6 601 (6.53%) Change Management
7 575 (6.25%) ITIL
8 504 (5.48%) Project Planning
9 499 (5.42%) Scrum
10 455 (4.94%) E-Commerce
11 444 (4.82%) Risk Management
12 432 (4.69%) Waterfall
13 392 (4.26%) Programme Management
14 367 (3.99%) CRM
15 349 (3.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 310 (3.37%) SDLC
17 305 (3.31%) PRINCE
18 302 (3.28%) Change Control
19 295 (3.21%) Supplier Management
20 276 (3.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 209 (2.27%) SQL
2 154 (1.67%) Java
3 125 (1.36%) C
4 33 (0.36%) C#
4 33 (0.36%) JavaScript
5 29 (0.32%) PHP
6 17 (0.18%) PL/SQL
7 14 (0.15%) COBOL
8 10 (0.11%) VB
9 9 (0.098%) ABAP
9 9 (0.098%) Python
10 8 (0.087%) VBA
11 5 (0.054%) Ruby
12 4 (0.043%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.043%) R
13 3 (0.033%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.033%) Lingo
13 3 (0.033%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.033%) NATURAL
13 3 (0.033%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 626 (6.80%) PMI Certification
2 588 (6.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 481 (5.23%) Security Cleared
4 480 (5.22%) PMP
5 421 (4.57%) Degree
6 364 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 357 (3.88%) SC Cleared
8 100 (1.09%) APMP
9 70 (0.76%) DV Cleared
10 66 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 48 (0.52%) ISEB
12 40 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (0.37%) CCNA
14 25 (0.27%) CISSP
15 13 (0.14%) HNC
15 13 (0.14%) HND
15 13 (0.14%) CISM
16 11 (0.12%) CISA
16 11 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (2.19%) QA
2 49 (0.53%) SLA
3 45 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.43%) MiFID
5 39 (0.42%) Solvency II
6 38 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 34 (0.37%) EMIR
8 32 (0.35%) FATCA
9 29 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
10 28 (0.30%) Data Quality
11 22 (0.24%) PMBOK
12 15 (0.16%) GxP
12 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (0.15%) GAMP
14 10 (0.11%) COBIT
14 10 (0.11%) P3O
15 9 (0.098%) GMP
15 9 (0.098%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.076%) Basel III
17 6 (0.065%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 150 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 74 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.12%) XenApp
4 11 (0.12%) vSphere
5 9 (0.098%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.065%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.043%) XenServer
7 4 (0.043%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.043%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.033%) vCloud
9 2 (0.022%) Firmware
9 2 (0.022%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.022%) Snort
10 1 (0.011%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.011%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.011%) HDFS
10 1 (0.011%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.011%) IAG
Systems Management
1 45 (0.49%) SCCM
2 16 (0.17%) MOM
3 13 (0.14%) Cisco IPCC
4 10 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (0.098%) SCOM
5 9 (0.098%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (0.087%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.043%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.043%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.033%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.033%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.033%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.033%) TeamSite
8 3 (0.033%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.022%) Nessus
9 2 (0.022%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.022%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.022%) Puppet
Vendors
1 667 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 472 (5.13%) SAP
3 379 (4.12%) Oracle
4 191 (2.08%) Cisco
5 166 (1.80%) VMware
6 158 (1.72%) Citrix
7 107 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 101 (1.10%) HP
9 94 (1.02%) IBM
10 54 (0.59%) Cognos
11 41 (0.45%) CheckPoint
12 36 (0.39%) Business Objects
13 34 (0.37%) Informatica
13 34 (0.37%) ServiceNow
14 33 (0.36%) Google
15 32 (0.35%) Adobe
16 29 (0.32%) EMC
17 28 (0.30%) Lotus
18 27 (0.29%) F5
19 26 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
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