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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 13 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4183 4242 3706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.93% 9.16% 8.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.67% 9.90% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2823 2398
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £591 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £405 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 74
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.75 £34.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.20 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £54.80 £51.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
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
43265 42840 38456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.50% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27090 25773 22427
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1673 1859 2173
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 1696 £475 - 369
South East 0 991 £425 - 154
North West +1 385 £400 - 86
South West +5 269 £413 +3.12% 68
Yorkshire +2 251 £410 +2.50% 42
East of England -5 218 £450 +5.88% 52
West Midlands -7 152 £413 +6.45% 55
East Midlands 0 133 £388 +3.33% 32
North East +11 61 £375 +15.38% 10
Midlands -9 7 £475 -
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3862 (47.13%) Project Management
2 2523 (30.79%) PRINCE2
3 2510 (30.63%) Finance
4 1878 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 1376 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
6 1016 (12.40%) Banking
7 720 (8.79%) Migration
8 662 (8.08%) Retail
9 648 (7.91%) MS Project
10 586 (7.15%) Microsoft
11 572 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 555 (6.77%) Change Management
13 507 (6.19%) Security Cleared
14 492 (6.00%) ITIL
15 489 (5.97%) PMI Certification
16 481 (5.87%) Project Planning
17 479 (5.85%) E-Commerce
18 467 (5.70%) SAP
19 445 (5.43%) MS Excel
20 438 (5.35%) Scrum
21 418 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
22 413 (5.04%) Risk Management
23 405 (4.94%) Telecoms
24 384 (4.69%) PMP
25 377 (4.60%) Degree
26 361 (4.41%) Waterfall
27 356 (4.34%) SC Cleared
28 352 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
28 352 (4.30%) Programme Management
29 340 (4.15%) Oracle

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 239 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 94 (1.15%) CMS
3 60 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 44 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 41 (0.50%) Lync
6 33 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 23 (0.28%) SAS
9 22 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 22 (0.27%) Drupal
10 20 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.21%) MS Project Server
12 16 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.17%) Confluence
14 9 (0.11%) Adobe CQ
14 9 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (0.098%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.098%) IIS
15 8 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 648 (7.91%) MS Project
2 445 (5.43%) MS Excel
3 287 (3.50%) MS Office
4 187 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 144 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.098%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.085%) InDesign
9 6 (0.073%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.049%) SPSS
11 3 (0.037%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.037%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.024%) Windchill
12 2 (0.024%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.024%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.012%) Niku Workbench
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.012%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 71 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 33 (0.40%) Agresso
5 31 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 22 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 22 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 21 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 21 (0.26%) ION MarketView
8 17 (0.21%) SAP HR
8 17 (0.21%) SAP FI
9 16 (0.20%) SAP SD
9 16 (0.20%) SAP CRM
10 15 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
10 15 (0.18%) SAP CO
10 15 (0.18%) Magento
10 15 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
11 14 (0.17%) SAP HCM
11 14 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
12 13 (0.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 66 (0.81%) SaaS
2 62 (0.76%) Office 365
3 22 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
4 17 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.12%) PaaS
7 8 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.073%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.061%) Force.com
9 5 (0.061%) Taleo
10 4 (0.049%) Trello
11 3 (0.037%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.037%) IaaS
12 2 (0.024%) Yammer
13 1 (0.012%) IBM Blueworks
13 1 (0.012%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.012%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 148 (1.81%) WAN
2 136 (1.66%) LAN
3 90 (1.10%) Firewall
4 84 (1.03%) Internet
5 47 (0.57%) SAN
6 46 (0.56%) Intranet
7 42 (0.51%) MPLS
8 37 (0.45%) Network Security
9 36 (0.44%) VoIP
10 31 (0.38%) Wireless
11 30 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
12 29 (0.35%) VPN
13 28 (0.34%) 3G
14 26 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
15 25 (0.31%) 4G
15 25 (0.31%) DNS
16 24 (0.29%) ATM
17 23 (0.28%) IP Telephony
18 22 (0.27%) Unified Communications
19 20 (0.24%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
2 90 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 52 (0.63%) Big Data
4 29 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
5 27 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (0.32%) SAP BW
6 26 (0.32%) QlikView
7 22 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (0.24%) Oracle Database
9 19 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
9 19 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 17 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 17 (0.21%) SAP HANA
11 15 (0.18%) DB2
11 15 (0.18%) DataStage
12 13 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (0.13%) SAP BI
13 11 (0.13%) EDMS
13 11 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 97 (1.18%) JIRA
2 15 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.098%) LoadRunner
4 6 (0.073%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.061%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.049%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.049%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.049%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.049%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.049%) Maven
6 4 (0.049%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.024%) Xcode
7 2 (0.024%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.024%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.024%) Hudson
7 2 (0.024%) Selenium
7 2 (0.024%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.012%) UltraEdit
8 1 (0.012%) Yeoman
8 1 (0.012%) YouTrack
General
1 2510 (30.63%) Finance
2 1016 (12.40%) Banking
3 662 (8.08%) Retail
4 405 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 246 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 238 (2.90%) Legal
7 208 (2.54%) Marketing
8 139 (1.70%) Front Office
9 136 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 130 (1.59%) Retail Banking
11 98 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 97 (1.18%) Back Office
13 90 (1.10%) Publishing
14 84 (1.03%) Law
15 78 (0.95%) Billing
16 75 (0.92%) Advertising
17 73 (0.89%) Local Government
18 58 (0.71%) Financial Institution
19 48 (0.59%) Automotive
19 48 (0.59%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (1.37%) .NET
2 63 (0.77%) Middleware
3 33 (0.40%) Web Services
4 29 (0.35%) HTML
5 19 (0.23%) XML
6 18 (0.22%) CSS
7 15 (0.18%) J2EE
7 15 (0.18%) Mason
8 13 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (0.15%) EDI
10 11 (0.13%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.11%) Application Packaging
11 9 (0.11%) SAP PI
12 8 (0.098%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (0.085%) LAMP
14 6 (0.073%) .NET Framework
14 6 (0.073%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
14 6 (0.073%) jQuery
15 5 (0.061%) Velocity
15 5 (0.061%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 418 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (2.87%) NHS
3 157 (1.92%) PMI
4 123 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 94 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 74 (0.90%) User Experience
7 72 (0.88%) Economics
8 69 (0.84%) Derivative
9 55 (0.67%) Credit Risk
10 49 (0.60%) Fixed Income
11 46 (0.56%) FMCG
12 45 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 38 (0.46%) EPoS
13 38 (0.46%) Mainframe
14 32 (0.39%) Computer Science
15 31 (0.38%) Data Integration
16 29 (0.35%) Smart Meter
16 29 (0.35%) E-Learning
17 27 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (0.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 325 (3.97%) Windows
2 96 (1.17%) Windows 7
3 89 (1.09%) Linux
4 77 (0.94%) UNIX
5 50 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (0.44%) Android
7 32 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 25 (0.31%) Solaris
10 23 (0.28%) Windows 8
11 18 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 17 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (0.11%) AIX
14 9 (0.11%) VME
15 8 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.073%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.037%) CentOS
18 2 (0.024%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.024%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3862 (47.13%) Project Management
2 2523 (30.79%) PRINCE2
3 1878 (22.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 1376 (16.79%) Agile Software Development
5 720 (8.79%) Migration
6 555 (6.77%) Change Management
7 492 (6.00%) ITIL
8 481 (5.87%) Project Planning
9 479 (5.85%) E-Commerce
10 438 (5.35%) Scrum
11 413 (5.04%) Risk Management
12 361 (4.41%) Waterfall
13 352 (4.30%) Programme Management
14 314 (3.83%) PRINCE
15 302 (3.69%) CRM
16 291 (3.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 284 (3.47%) Supplier Management
18 236 (2.88%) Business Analysis
19 230 (2.81%) Change Control
20 227 (2.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 196 (2.39%) SQL
2 127 (1.55%) C
3 119 (1.45%) Java
4 29 (0.35%) C#
5 22 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 21 (0.26%) PL/SQL
7 14 (0.17%) PHP
8 9 (0.11%) VBA
9 8 (0.098%) Python
10 7 (0.085%) ABAP
10 7 (0.085%) Ruby
11 6 (0.073%) Apex Code
11 6 (0.073%) COBOL
12 5 (0.061%) C++
13 3 (0.037%) VB
13 3 (0.037%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.024%) R
14 2 (0.024%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.024%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.012%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 572 (6.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 507 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 489 (5.97%) PMI Certification
4 384 (4.69%) PMP
5 377 (4.60%) Degree
6 356 (4.34%) SC Cleared
7 352 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 97 (1.18%) APMP
9 68 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 67 (0.82%) DV Cleared
11 63 (0.77%) VCP4
12 52 (0.63%) ISEB
13 35 (0.43%) CISSP
14 24 (0.29%) HND
15 21 (0.26%) CISM
16 20 (0.24%) HNC
17 18 (0.22%) BC Cleared
18 13 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
19 10 (0.12%) GIAC
19 10 (0.12%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (2.01%) QA
2 52 (0.63%) Solvency II
3 36 (0.44%) SLA
4 32 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.34%) FATCA
7 20 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.24%) GxP
8 18 (0.22%) GAMP
8 18 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.21%) MiFID
10 15 (0.18%) PMBOK
10 15 (0.18%) P3O
11 14 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
12 11 (0.13%) GMP
13 10 (0.12%) Basel III
13 10 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (0.12%) EMIR
14 8 (0.098%) COREP
15 7 (0.085%) FINREP
System Software
1 117 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 65 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.15%) XenApp
4 10 (0.12%) XenDesktop
4 10 (0.12%) vSphere
5 9 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.073%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 5 (0.061%) vCloud
8 4 (0.049%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.024%) XenServer
10 2 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.024%) NFS
10 2 (0.024%) Firmware
10 2 (0.024%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.024%) Xen
10 2 (0.024%) SRDF
10 2 (0.024%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (0.51%) SCCM
2 16 (0.20%) SCOM
3 11 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.11%) MOM
6 7 (0.085%) OPNET
6 7 (0.085%) Cisco IPCC
7 6 (0.073%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.061%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 5 (0.061%) Puppet
8 5 (0.061%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (0.037%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.037%) ZENworks
9 3 (0.037%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.037%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.037%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.037%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.037%) Nessus
9 3 (0.037%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 586 (7.15%) Microsoft
2 467 (5.70%) SAP
3 340 (4.15%) Oracle
4 164 (2.00%) Cisco
5 136 (1.66%) VMware
6 131 (1.60%) Citrix
7 92 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 81 (0.99%) IBM
9 80 (0.98%) HP
10 43 (0.52%) EMC
11 42 (0.51%) CheckPoint
12 37 (0.45%) Business Objects
12 37 (0.45%) Cognos
13 33 (0.40%) Adobe
14 31 (0.38%) F5
15 27 (0.33%) ION Trading
16 26 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
17 25 (0.31%) Juniper
18 24 (0.29%) JD Edwards
19 22 (0.27%) Lotus
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £490 - £525 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £373.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £445 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £430 - £501 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago