The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4386 4461 4677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.88% 9.60% 8.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.60% 10.36% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2994 2985 3006
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £21.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £51.70 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Project Manager
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +1 2051 £450 -8.12% 381
South East 0 914 £415 +0.60% 148
North West -1 280 £400 +3.22% 54
South West -2 268 £413 +3.12% 56
East of England -5 248 £425 +6.25% 58
West Midlands +6 223 £400 +3.22% 43
Yorkshire -2 196 £388 -2.14% 42
East Midlands -8 118 £385 -8.87% 32
North East -12 43 £400 +8.47% 10
Midlands +7 11 £500 +23.45% 1
South Coast +4 7 £475 +11.76%
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4283 (47.51%) Project Management
2 2829 (31.38%) PRINCE2
3 2681 (29.74%) Finance
4 2006 (22.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1135 (12.59%) Banking
6 824 (9.14%) Migration
7 755 (8.37%) Retail
8 688 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
9 656 (7.28%) Change Management
10 603 (6.69%) PMI Certification
11 594 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 592 (6.57%) MS Project
13 589 (6.53%) Microsoft
14 549 (6.09%) SAP
15 522 (5.79%) ITIL
16 514 (5.70%) Oracle
17 480 (5.32%) Risk Management
18 471 (5.22%) Security Cleared
19 470 (5.21%) Telecoms
20 444 (4.93%) Scrum
21 434 (4.81%) Project Planning
22 424 (4.70%) PMP
23 413 (4.58%) E-Commerce
24 402 (4.46%) Windows
25 383 (4.25%) MS Excel
26 381 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 369 (4.09%) CRM
28 345 (3.83%) SC Cleared
29 341 (3.78%) Business Analysis
30 331 (3.67%) PRINCE

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 263 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 115 (1.28%) CMS
3 86 (0.95%) WebSphere
4 56 (0.62%) Lync
5 55 (0.61%) MS Exchange
6 41 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (0.34%) Drupal
8 27 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.23%) SAS
9 21 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 19 (0.21%) MS Project Server
10 19 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 16 (0.18%) IIS
13 14 (0.16%) FileNet
13 14 (0.16%) Documentum
14 13 (0.14%) WebLogic
15 12 (0.13%) Alfresco
16 11 (0.12%) WordPress
16 11 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 592 (6.57%) MS Project
2 383 (4.25%) MS Excel
3 279 (3.09%) MS Office
4 167 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 106 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 44 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.12%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.055%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.033%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.022%) Maya
10 2 (0.022%) SPSS
10 2 (0.022%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.011%) Windchill
11 1 (0.011%) FastStats
11 1 (0.011%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 83 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 33 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 31 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 27 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 24 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 20 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 19 (0.21%) SAP CO
9 19 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 19 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
10 18 (0.20%) Maximo
10 18 (0.20%) SAP HR
11 17 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.19%) Agresso
11 17 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
12 13 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.14%) Magento
13 12 (0.13%) SAP SD
13 12 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 75 (0.83%) SaaS
2 46 (0.51%) Office 365
3 18 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.14%) Force.com
5 11 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.089%) PaaS
6 8 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.055%) IaaS
8 4 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.033%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.022%) Taleo
11 1 (0.011%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.011%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 180 (2.00%) WAN
2 143 (1.59%) LAN
3 86 (0.95%) Internet
4 83 (0.92%) Firewall
5 81 (0.90%) Intranet
6 73 (0.81%) SAN
7 56 (0.62%) VoIP
8 46 (0.51%) Wireless
9 42 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 41 (0.45%) MPLS
11 38 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (0.29%) DNS
13 24 (0.27%) 3G
14 22 (0.24%) 4G
15 20 (0.22%) IP Telephony
16 19 (0.21%) ATM
17 18 (0.20%) Broadband
17 18 (0.20%) VPN
18 16 (0.18%) 2G
19 15 (0.17%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
2 74 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 39 (0.43%) Oracle Database
4 36 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 35 (0.39%) QlikView
6 33 (0.37%) SAP BW
7 26 (0.29%) Big Data
8 22 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 22 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (0.23%) DB2
10 20 (0.22%) EDRMS
11 17 (0.19%) DataStage
12 14 (0.16%) Relational Database
13 12 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.12%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (0.12%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.12%) SAP BI
15 10 (0.11%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (0.45%) JIRA
2 9 (0.100%) Eclipse
3 8 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.067%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.055%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.055%) MSI
6 4 (0.044%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.033%) Subversion
7 3 (0.033%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.033%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.022%) JMeter
8 2 (0.022%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.022%) Toad
8 2 (0.022%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.022%) RequisitePro
8 2 (0.022%) Ant
8 2 (0.022%) Maven
9 1 (0.011%) XDoclet
9 1 (0.011%) LSMW
9 1 (0.011%) CruiseControl
General
1 2681 (29.74%) Finance
2 1135 (12.59%) Banking
3 755 (8.37%) Retail
4 470 (5.21%) Telecoms
5 323 (3.58%) Investment Banking
6 269 (2.98%) Marketing
7 182 (2.02%) Front Office
8 160 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 148 (1.64%) Retail Banking
9 148 (1.64%) Legal
10 145 (1.61%) Back Office
11 100 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 91 (1.01%) Advertising
13 90 (1.00%) Publishing
14 85 (0.94%) Billing
15 83 (0.92%) Financial Institution
16 68 (0.75%) Local Government
17 53 (0.59%) Games
17 53 (0.59%) Law
18 52 (0.58%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (1.81%) .NET
2 77 (0.85%) HTML
3 58 (0.64%) J2EE
4 52 (0.58%) Web Services
5 51 (0.57%) Middleware
6 49 (0.54%) XML
7 33 (0.37%) CSS
8 19 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 18 (0.20%) Application Packaging
10 16 (0.18%) Mason
11 15 (0.17%) HTML5
12 14 (0.16%) ASP.NET
12 14 (0.16%) Apache Flex
13 12 (0.13%) JSP
14 11 (0.12%) LAMP
15 10 (0.11%) EDI
16 9 (0.100%) Velocity
17 7 (0.078%) JRules
18 6 (0.067%) WebCenter
18 6 (0.067%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 311 (3.45%) PMI
2 294 (3.26%) NHS
3 189 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 132 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 106 (1.18%) Derivative
6 76 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 76 (0.84%) Economics
7 73 (0.81%) FMCG
8 63 (0.70%) Social Media
9 60 (0.67%) Mainframe
10 55 (0.61%) Fixed Income
11 50 (0.55%) EPoS
12 49 (0.54%) Credit Risk
13 47 (0.52%) Equities
14 42 (0.47%) Digital Media
15 39 (0.43%) Computer Science
16 38 (0.42%) Market Risk
17 32 (0.35%) DTV
18 28 (0.31%) Data Extraction
19 26 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 402 (4.46%) Windows
2 163 (1.81%) Windows 7
3 157 (1.74%) UNIX
4 126 (1.40%) Linux
5 45 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 41 (0.45%) Android
7 35 (0.39%) Windows XP
8 27 (0.30%) Solaris
9 25 (0.28%) AIX
10 24 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.089%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.089%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.089%) SUSE
15 6 (0.067%) HPUX
16 3 (0.033%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.033%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.022%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4283 (47.51%) Project Management
2 2829 (31.38%) PRINCE2
3 2006 (22.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 824 (9.14%) Migration
5 688 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
6 656 (7.28%) Change Management
7 522 (5.79%) ITIL
8 480 (5.32%) Risk Management
9 444 (4.93%) Scrum
10 434 (4.81%) Project Planning
11 413 (4.58%) E-Commerce
12 369 (4.09%) CRM
13 341 (3.78%) Business Analysis
14 331 (3.67%) PRINCE
15 298 (3.31%) Supplier Management
16 287 (3.18%) Change Control
17 283 (3.14%) Programme Management
18 269 (2.98%) Waterfall
19 268 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
20 241 (2.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 216 (2.40%) SQL
2 207 (2.30%) Java
3 151 (1.67%) C
4 41 (0.45%) PHP
5 37 (0.41%) C#
6 33 (0.37%) JavaScript
7 15 (0.17%) PL/SQL
7 15 (0.17%) VB
8 13 (0.14%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.13%) Python
10 11 (0.12%) VBA
11 6 (0.067%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.067%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.067%) C++
12 5 (0.055%) Perl
12 5 (0.055%) R
13 4 (0.044%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.044%) RPG
13 4 (0.044%) ABAP
14 3 (0.033%) VB6
Qualifications
1 603 (6.69%) PMI Certification
2 594 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 471 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 424 (4.70%) PMP
5 381 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 345 (3.83%) SC Cleared
7 330 (3.66%) Degree
8 83 (0.92%) APMP
9 65 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 55 (0.61%) DV Cleared
11 45 (0.50%) ISEB
12 20 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 18 (0.20%) CISSP
14 16 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.17%) MBA
16 13 (0.14%) HNC
17 12 (0.13%) CISA
18 11 (0.12%) HND
19 10 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
20 9 (0.100%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (1.97%) QA
2 74 (0.82%) SLA
3 62 (0.69%) EMIR
4 50 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 36 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 36 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 34 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 29 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 20 (0.22%) FATCA
10 14 (0.16%) MiFID
11 12 (0.13%) Basel III
11 12 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 12 (0.13%) ISO 14001
12 11 (0.12%) GxP
13 10 (0.11%) AIFMD
13 10 (0.11%) COBIT
14 8 (0.089%) COREP
15 7 (0.078%) WCAG
15 7 (0.078%) WAI
System Software
1 104 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 69 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 16 (0.18%) XenApp
4 10 (0.11%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.089%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.078%) vSphere
7 5 (0.055%) GPFS
8 4 (0.044%) XenServer
8 4 (0.044%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.022%) UAG
10 2 (0.022%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.011%) Snort
11 1 (0.011%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.011%) vCloud
11 1 (0.011%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 48 (0.53%) SCCM
2 12 (0.13%) SCOM
3 9 (0.100%) Tivoli
3 9 (0.100%) Control-M
4 8 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 5 (0.055%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (0.055%) Netcool
6 5 (0.055%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.044%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (0.044%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.033%) OPNET
8 3 (0.033%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.033%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.022%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.022%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.022%) MOM
10 1 (0.011%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.011%) WSUS
10 1 (0.011%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 589 (6.53%) Microsoft
2 549 (6.09%) SAP
3 514 (5.70%) Oracle
4 168 (1.86%) Cisco
5 150 (1.66%) Citrix
6 138 (1.53%) VMware
7 131 (1.45%) IBM
8 111 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 74 (0.82%) HP
10 45 (0.50%) Avaya
11 42 (0.47%) EMC
12 37 (0.41%) Cognos
12 37 (0.41%) Business Objects
13 32 (0.35%) JD Edwards
13 32 (0.35%) NetApp
14 30 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
15 29 (0.32%) BT
16 28 (0.31%) Hyperion
17 27 (0.30%) Metastorm
18 26 (0.29%) Remedy
Northamptonshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £432 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Quadratek People Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago