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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3819 4000 3951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.09% 8.52% 8.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.56% 9.02% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2716 2738 2620
Average daily rate £442 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.84% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 45
Average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £21.50 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £49.55 £52.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.82%
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
44618 44325 41838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.46% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 28067 25288
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1611 1774 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 1682 £480 +0.94% 323
South East -4 725 £425 - 130
North West -14 270 £413 +1.85% 79
South West -4 247 £400 -3.03% 47
West Midlands +10 242 £420 -1.17% 56
Yorkshire -5 211 £394 -1.56% 40
East of England +5 191 £435 -8.42% 38
East Midlands +3 172 £411 +9.66% 29
North East -20 52 £406 +4.83% 9
Midlands +14 27 £500 +5.26% 2
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3876 (47.62%) Project Management
2 2513 (30.88%) PRINCE2
3 2476 (30.42%) Finance
4 1942 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1488 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
6 1007 (12.37%) Banking
7 850 (10.44%) Migration
8 642 (7.89%) PMI Certification
9 616 (7.57%) Retail
10 595 (7.31%) Security Cleared
11 594 (7.30%) MS Project
12 580 (7.13%) Microsoft
13 575 (7.06%) Change Management
14 533 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 495 (6.08%) ITIL
16 477 (5.86%) PMP
17 447 (5.49%) Risk Management
18 438 (5.38%) Data Centre
19 427 (5.25%) Project Planning
20 419 (5.15%) SC Cleared
21 413 (5.07%) Scrum
22 405 (4.98%) MS Excel
23 403 (4.95%) SAP
24 386 (4.74%) Waterfall
25 374 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
26 371 (4.56%) Telecoms
27 354 (4.35%) Oracle
28 348 (4.28%) Degree
29 343 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
30 332 (4.08%) Programme Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 182 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 112 (1.38%) CMS
3 50 (0.61%) Skype for Business
4 41 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 38 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (0.41%) Confluence
7 30 (0.37%) MS Project Server
8 26 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 23 (0.28%) MS Exchange
10 22 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.15%) IBM Notes
14 11 (0.14%) Drupal
14 11 (0.14%) WordPress
15 6 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.061%) Documentum
16 5 (0.061%) JBoss
16 5 (0.061%) TPMS
Applications
1 594 (7.30%) MS Project
2 405 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 246 (3.02%) MS Office
4 179 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 152 (1.87%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.16%) Open Workbench
6 13 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.049%) Mingle
9 2 (0.025%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.025%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.025%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.025%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.025%) Windchill
10 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 83 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 36 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 35 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 27 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
6 26 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 23 (0.28%) Primavera
8 21 (0.26%) SAP FI
9 20 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 19 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
11 17 (0.21%) SAP HR
12 16 (0.20%) SAP CO
12 16 (0.20%) Summit
13 15 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
14 14 (0.17%) SAP BPC
14 14 (0.17%) SAP ERP
15 12 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 11 (0.14%) CA PPM
16 11 (0.14%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 194 (2.38%) Office 365
2 64 (0.79%) SaaS
3 63 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
5 30 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 27 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (0.25%) IaaS
8 13 (0.16%) Taleo
9 10 (0.12%) PaaS
10 9 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 7 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.049%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.049%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.025%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.025%) Force.com
13 2 (0.025%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.025%) Silverpop
13 2 (0.025%) Yammer
14 1 (0.012%) Heroku
14 1 (0.012%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 184 (2.26%) WAN
2 169 (2.08%) LAN
3 104 (1.28%) Firewall
4 64 (0.79%) Internet
5 57 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
6 49 (0.60%) SAN
7 47 (0.58%) Intranet
8 41 (0.50%) Network Security
9 40 (0.49%) VoIP
10 39 (0.48%) Wireless
11 28 (0.34%) VPN
12 26 (0.32%) Unified Communications
13 21 (0.26%) MPLS
14 19 (0.23%) DNS
14 19 (0.23%) Skype
15 15 (0.18%) IP Telephony
16 14 (0.17%) 4G
16 14 (0.17%) Extranet
16 14 (0.17%) SMS
17 13 (0.16%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
2 68 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 54 (0.66%) Big Data
4 35 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 35 (0.43%) QlikView
5 30 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
5 30 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 22 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 19 (0.23%) SAP BW
8 19 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (0.21%) SAP HANA
10 15 (0.18%) DataStage
11 12 (0.15%) GIS
11 12 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.14%) Power BI
13 10 (0.12%) MS Access
14 9 (0.11%) MySQL
14 9 (0.11%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (0.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 108 (1.33%) JIRA
2 27 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (0.061%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.061%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.037%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.037%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.037%) Subversion
6 2 (0.025%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.025%) FogBugz
6 2 (0.025%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (0.025%) MSI
6 2 (0.025%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.025%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.025%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.012%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.012%) ERwin
7 1 (0.012%) Lombardi
7 1 (0.012%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.012%) TeamCity
General
1 2476 (30.42%) Finance
2 1007 (12.37%) Banking
3 616 (7.57%) Retail
4 371 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 260 (3.19%) Marketing
6 259 (3.18%) Investment Banking
7 195 (2.40%) Legal
8 161 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 146 (1.79%) Front Office
10 123 (1.51%) Law
11 115 (1.41%) Retail Banking
12 105 (1.29%) Advertising
13 95 (1.17%) Publishing
14 88 (1.08%) Back Office
15 78 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 75 (0.92%) Billing
17 70 (0.86%) Automotive
17 70 (0.86%) Local Government
18 49 (0.60%) Financial Institution
19 41 (0.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (0.97%) .NET
2 54 (0.66%) HTML
3 48 (0.59%) Middleware
4 39 (0.48%) Web Services
5 22 (0.27%) CSS
5 22 (0.27%) HTML5
6 16 (0.20%) XML
7 12 (0.15%) SailPoint
8 10 (0.12%) J2EE
8 10 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (0.098%) Flash
9 8 (0.098%) Velocity
10 7 (0.086%) Mason
10 7 (0.086%) SAP Basis
11 6 (0.074%) WAP
12 5 (0.061%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.061%) COM
12 5 (0.061%) CSS3
12 5 (0.061%) Visualforce
12 5 (0.061%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 438 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 374 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 260 (3.19%) PMI
4 222 (2.73%) NHS
5 183 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 109 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 107 (1.31%) User Experience
8 101 (1.24%) Derivative
9 69 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 53 (0.65%) Equities
11 49 (0.60%) FMCG
12 44 (0.54%) Fixed Income
12 44 (0.54%) Market Risk
13 43 (0.53%) Credit Risk
14 40 (0.49%) Mainframe
15 38 (0.47%) Smart Meter
16 36 (0.44%) Computer Science
16 36 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
17 34 (0.42%) Digital Media
18 32 (0.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 301 (3.70%) Windows
2 95 (1.17%) Windows Server
3 79 (0.97%) Linux
4 54 (0.66%) Unix
5 42 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 42 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 42 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (0.50%) Android
7 33 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (0.26%) AIX
10 20 (0.25%) Solaris
10 20 (0.25%) Windows XP
11 16 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.086%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.061%) HPUX
15 3 (0.037%) OpenVMS
16 2 (0.025%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3876 (47.62%) Project Management
2 2513 (30.88%) PRINCE2
3 1942 (23.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1488 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
5 850 (10.44%) Migration
6 575 (7.06%) Change Management
7 495 (6.08%) ITIL
8 447 (5.49%) Risk Management
9 427 (5.25%) Project Planning
10 413 (5.07%) Scrum
11 386 (4.74%) Waterfall
12 332 (4.08%) Programme Management
13 328 (4.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 315 (3.87%) SDLC
15 302 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
16 298 (3.66%) CRM
17 287 (3.53%) E-Commerce
18 273 (3.35%) Business Analysis
19 268 (3.29%) ERP
20 266 (3.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 161 (1.98%) SQL
2 86 (1.06%) C
3 81 (1.00%) Java
4 36 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 31 (0.38%) C#
6 17 (0.21%) Python
7 16 (0.20%) PHP
8 14 (0.17%) VBA
9 12 (0.15%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.14%) C++
11 8 (0.098%) Perl
12 7 (0.086%) AWK
12 7 (0.086%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.086%) R
12 7 (0.086%) sed
13 5 (0.061%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.025%) ABAP
14 2 (0.025%) COBOL
14 2 (0.025%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.012%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 642 (7.89%) PMI Certification
2 595 (7.31%) Security Cleared
3 533 (6.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 477 (5.86%) PMP
5 419 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 348 (4.28%) Degree
7 343 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 173 (2.13%) APMP
9 141 (1.73%) DV Cleared
10 77 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 53 (0.65%) ISEB
12 39 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 25 (0.31%) HNC
14 24 (0.29%) HND
15 22 (0.27%) CISSP
16 15 (0.18%) BC Cleared
17 11 (0.14%) CAPM
17 11 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (0.14%) PgMP
18 10 (0.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (2.06%) QA
2 95 (1.17%) MiFID
3 55 (0.68%) EMIR
4 54 (0.66%) SLA
5 52 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
6 47 (0.58%) Data Quality
7 42 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
8 30 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 27 (0.33%) SEPA
10 21 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 19 (0.23%) FATCA
11 19 (0.23%) Solvency II
12 18 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (0.18%) GxP
13 15 (0.18%) PCI DSS
14 13 (0.16%) COBIT
15 12 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 10 (0.12%) UCITS
17 8 (0.098%) P3O
18 7 (0.086%) AIFMD
System Software
1 103 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 62 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.086%) NFS
4 7 (0.086%) Samba
4 7 (0.086%) XenApp
5 3 (0.037%) IAG
5 3 (0.037%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.037%) XenServer
6 2 (0.025%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.025%) Docker
6 2 (0.025%) Firmware
6 2 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.025%) UAG
6 2 (0.025%) vSphere
7 1 (0.012%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.012%) RACF
7 1 (0.012%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.012%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.012%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (0.18%) SCCM
2 10 (0.12%) MOM
3 9 (0.11%) Puppet
4 8 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.098%) SCOM
5 7 (0.086%) Nagios
6 5 (0.061%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.061%) Munin
7 4 (0.049%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.037%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.037%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.025%) Ansible
9 2 (0.025%) Netcool
9 2 (0.025%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.025%) RSA Security Analytics
9 2 (0.025%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.025%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 2 (0.025%) vMotion
10 1 (0.012%) FTK
10 1 (0.012%) QRadar
Vendors
1 580 (7.13%) Microsoft
2 403 (4.95%) SAP
3 354 (4.35%) Oracle
4 112 (1.38%) Cisco
4 112 (1.38%) VMware
5 108 (1.33%) Citrix
6 107 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 88 (1.08%) IBM
8 50 (0.61%) Google
9 48 (0.59%) Cognos
10 44 (0.54%) HP
11 40 (0.49%) ServiceNow
12 39 (0.48%) BT
13 37 (0.45%) Murex
14 31 (0.38%) Adobe
15 30 (0.37%) NetApp
16 28 (0.34%) Informatica
16 28 (0.34%) Sitecore
17 26 (0.32%) Remedy
18 25 (0.31%) Avaya
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 19 minutes ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 48 minutes ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
PMC retail
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day 3-6 month contract excellent day rate on off
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Pesaro
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Xcede
Rate: £350 - £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £400 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - 430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £444.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 400 - 425
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 400 - 425
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago