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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 15 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3937 3943 3390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.48% 8.97% 8.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.17% 9.68% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2728 2625 2187
Average daily rate
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£425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +17.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.91 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £52.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.15 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +20.46%
Project Manager
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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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -6 1665 £475 -5.00% 378
South East 0 893 £425 - 189
North West +4 324 £405 +2.53% 80
South West 0 254 £413 +3.12% 68
Yorkshire +1 235 £400 -0.12% 80
East of England -1 221 £450 +9.09% 73
West Midlands +2 157 £425 +12.58% 48
East Midlands +2 106 £375 +2.59% 27
North East +9 58 £388 +10.71% 12
Midlands -8 8 £469 -1.31% 3
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3769 (47.33%) Project Management
2 2450 (30.76%) PRINCE2
3 2434 (30.56%) Finance
4 1786 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 1325 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
6 985 (12.37%) Banking
7 680 (8.54%) Migration
8 632 (7.94%) Retail
9 592 (7.43%) MS Project
10 552 (6.93%) Microsoft
11 544 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 536 (6.73%) Change Management
13 523 (6.57%) Security Cleared
14 480 (6.03%) ITIL
15 458 (5.75%) E-Commerce
16 457 (5.74%) PMI Certification
17 453 (5.69%) Project Planning
18 449 (5.64%) SAP
19 422 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
20 415 (5.21%) Scrum
21 401 (5.04%) MS Excel
22 394 (4.95%) Risk Management
23 391 (4.91%) Telecoms
24 359 (4.51%) SC Cleared
25 349 (4.38%) PMP
26 344 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
26 344 (4.32%) Waterfall
27 341 (4.28%) Degree
28 340 (4.27%) Oracle
29 327 (4.11%) Windows

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 220 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 97 (1.22%) CMS
3 54 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 41 (0.51%) Lync
5 38 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 32 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 25 (0.31%) Drupal
9 19 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 18 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.19%) SAS
12 15 (0.19%) MS Project Server
13 12 (0.15%) FileNet
13 12 (0.15%) Confluence
14 9 (0.11%) Adobe CQ
15 8 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.10%) IIS
15 8 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 592 (7.43%) MS Project
2 401 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 262 (3.29%) MS Office
4 175 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 140 (1.76%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.088%) InDesign
10 6 (0.075%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.050%) Open Workbench
11 4 (0.050%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.038%) SPSS
12 3 (0.038%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.025%) Windchill
13 2 (0.025%) Niku Workbench
13 2 (0.025%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.013%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 73 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (0.34%) Agresso
5 25 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
7 19 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 18 (0.23%) SAP ERP
8 18 (0.23%) ION MarketView
9 17 (0.21%) Magento
9 17 (0.21%) SAP SD
9 17 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 16 (0.20%) SAP CO
10 16 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
10 16 (0.20%) SAP HR
11 13 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (0.16%) SAP HCM
12 12 (0.15%) Endur
12 12 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 60 (0.75%) SaaS
2 53 (0.67%) Office 365
3 17 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.13%) PaaS
6 9 (0.11%) Force.com
7 7 (0.088%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.063%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.050%) Taleo
10 2 (0.025%) IaaS
10 2 (0.025%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.013%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.013%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.013%) Trello
11 1 (0.013%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 156 (1.96%) WAN
2 145 (1.82%) LAN
3 103 (1.29%) Firewall
4 89 (1.12%) Internet
5 49 (0.62%) Intranet
6 42 (0.53%) MPLS
7 39 (0.49%) VoIP
8 37 (0.46%) Network Security
9 35 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (0.41%) SAN
11 29 (0.36%) Wireless
11 29 (0.36%) 3G
12 24 (0.30%) DNS
13 23 (0.29%) VPN
14 22 (0.28%) 4G
15 21 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
16 20 (0.25%) ATM
17 19 (0.24%) Unified Communications
17 19 (0.24%) IP Telephony
18 16 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
2 78 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 45 (0.57%) Big Data
4 28 (0.35%) SAP BW
5 24 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (0.29%) Data Mining
7 21 (0.26%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.26%) QlikView
8 19 (0.24%) SAP HANA
9 18 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (0.19%) SAP BI
10 15 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.16%) DB2
11 13 (0.16%) EDMS
12 12 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (0.14%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.13%) DataStage
15 9 (0.11%) Relational Database
16 8 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 86 (1.08%) JIRA
2 12 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.075%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.075%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.075%) LoadRunner
3 6 (0.075%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.050%) Maven
4 4 (0.050%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.038%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.038%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.038%) Selenium
6 2 (0.025%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.025%) Xcode
6 2 (0.025%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.025%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.025%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.025%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.025%) Android Studio
6 2 (0.025%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.025%) Hudson
General
1 2434 (30.56%) Finance
2 985 (12.37%) Banking
3 632 (7.94%) Retail
4 391 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 274 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 238 (2.99%) Legal
7 185 (2.32%) Marketing
8 150 (1.88%) Front Office
9 123 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 120 (1.51%) Retail Banking
11 99 (1.24%) Back Office
12 95 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 94 (1.18%) Publishing
14 80 (1.00%) Billing
15 73 (0.92%) Advertising
16 72 (0.90%) Law
17 64 (0.80%) Local Government
18 55 (0.69%) Financial Institution
19 47 (0.59%) Automotive
19 47 (0.59%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (1.28%) .NET
2 72 (0.90%) Middleware
3 32 (0.40%) Web Services
4 31 (0.39%) HTML
5 21 (0.26%) XML
6 20 (0.25%) CSS
7 19 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
8 17 (0.21%) J2EE
8 17 (0.21%) Mason
9 11 (0.14%) EDI
9 11 (0.14%) SAP PI
10 9 (0.11%) ASP.NET
11 8 (0.10%) LAMP
11 8 (0.10%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (0.088%) Application Packaging
13 6 (0.075%) Visualforce
13 6 (0.075%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
14 5 (0.063%) HTML5
14 5 (0.063%) JSP
14 5 (0.063%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 422 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (2.83%) NHS
3 163 (2.05%) PMI
4 116 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 85 (1.07%) Mobile App
6 64 (0.80%) User Experience
6 64 (0.80%) Economics
6 64 (0.80%) Derivative
7 49 (0.62%) Credit Risk
8 45 (0.57%) Fixed Income
9 43 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 41 (0.51%) Mainframe
10 41 (0.51%) EPoS
11 37 (0.46%) FMCG
12 35 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
13 33 (0.41%) Computer Science
14 32 (0.40%) Digital Media
15 28 (0.35%) E-Learning
15 28 (0.35%) Open Source
16 27 (0.34%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 327 (4.11%) Windows
2 108 (1.36%) Windows 7
3 89 (1.12%) Linux
4 71 (0.89%) UNIX
5 45 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (0.45%) Android
8 31 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 24 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.29%) Solaris
11 22 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 21 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (0.10%) AIX
14 8 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.075%) VME
15 6 (0.075%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.038%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.038%) CentOS
17 2 (0.025%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3769 (47.33%) Project Management
2 2450 (30.76%) PRINCE2
3 1786 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 1325 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
5 680 (8.54%) Migration
6 536 (6.73%) Change Management
7 480 (6.03%) ITIL
8 458 (5.75%) E-Commerce
9 453 (5.69%) Project Planning
10 415 (5.21%) Scrum
11 394 (4.95%) Risk Management
12 344 (4.32%) Waterfall
13 325 (4.08%) Programme Management
14 301 (3.78%) PRINCE
15 295 (3.70%) CRM
16 291 (3.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 282 (3.54%) Supplier Management
18 236 (2.96%) Business Analysis
19 229 (2.88%) Change Control
20 216 (2.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 189 (2.37%) SQL
2 119 (1.49%) C
3 112 (1.41%) Java
4 24 (0.30%) JavaScript
5 23 (0.29%) C#
6 20 (0.25%) PL/SQL
7 16 (0.20%) PHP
8 10 (0.13%) VBA
9 7 (0.088%) Python
9 7 (0.088%) ABAP
9 7 (0.088%) Ruby
10 6 (0.075%) C++
10 6 (0.075%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.050%) VB
12 3 (0.038%) R
12 3 (0.038%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.038%) COBOL
13 2 (0.025%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.025%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.025%) SQR
Qualifications
1 544 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 523 (6.57%) Security Cleared
3 457 (5.74%) PMI Certification
4 359 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 349 (4.38%) PMP
6 344 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 341 (4.28%) Degree
8 82 (1.03%) APMP
9 69 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 63 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 49 (0.62%) ISEB
12 30 (0.38%) CISSP
13 22 (0.28%) HND
14 18 (0.23%) BC Cleared
15 17 (0.21%) CISM
16 16 (0.20%) HNC
17 15 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
19 10 (0.13%) GIAC
19 10 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (2.01%) QA
2 51 (0.64%) Solvency II
3 34 (0.43%) SLA
4 29 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.35%) FATCA
6 27 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 26 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 18 (0.23%) MiFID
10 17 (0.21%) GxP
11 16 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 15 (0.19%) P3O
13 14 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
14 13 (0.16%) EMIR
15 12 (0.15%) GAMP
15 12 (0.15%) Basel III
16 8 (0.10%) GMP
16 8 (0.10%) COREP
17 7 (0.088%) FINREP
18 5 (0.063%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 119 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 59 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.20%) XenApp
4 10 (0.13%) XenDesktop
5 9 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.10%) vSphere
7 6 (0.075%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 5 (0.063%) vCloud
9 4 (0.050%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.025%) Novell eDirectory
11 2 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.025%) Xen
11 2 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.025%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.025%) NFS
11 2 (0.025%) Firmware
11 2 (0.025%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.025%) XenServer
12 1 (0.013%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 42 (0.53%) SCCM
2 15 (0.19%) SCOM
3 12 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
5 8 (0.10%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.088%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 7 (0.088%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (0.088%) Cisco IPCC
6 7 (0.088%) OPNET
7 5 (0.063%) Puppet
8 3 (0.038%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.038%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.038%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.038%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.038%) CA SiteMinder
8 3 (0.038%) ZENworks
8 3 (0.038%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.038%) Nessus
9 2 (0.025%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.025%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 552 (6.93%) Microsoft
2 449 (5.64%) SAP
3 340 (4.27%) Oracle
4 174 (2.18%) Cisco
5 125 (1.57%) Citrix
6 123 (1.54%) VMware
7 95 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 86 (1.08%) IBM
9 73 (0.92%) HP
10 40 (0.50%) EMC
11 39 (0.49%) CheckPoint
12 34 (0.43%) Business Objects
13 31 (0.39%) Cognos
14 28 (0.35%) Adobe
14 28 (0.35%) F5
15 25 (0.31%) ION Trading
16 24 (0.30%) Juniper
17 23 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
18 22 (0.28%) Avaya
19 19 (0.24%) Hyperion
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