The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4262 4566 4576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.32% 8.87% 9.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.75% 9.36% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3008 3027 3126
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 49 39
Median hourly rate £22.75 £34.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.08% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £23.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 £49.50 £55.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £34.00 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-32.35% -9.69%
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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 1800 £485 +2.10% 257
South East -2 855 £440 +3.52% 85
North West -4 367 £425 +6.25% 51
East of England +7 270 £438 -2.77% 48
South West +2 258 £410 +3.01% 46
West Midlands -7 237 £425 +6.25% 36
Yorkshire -1 215 £415 +3.75% 37
East Midlands -4 135 £409 +2.18% 13
North East -16 80 £328 -15.48% 8
Midlands +11 24 £475 -6.17%
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 3891 (48.50%) Project Management
2 2493 (31.08%) PRINCE2
3 2369 (29.53%) Finance
4 1862 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 1695 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
6 868 (10.82%) Banking
7 833 (10.38%) Migration
8 626 (7.80%) Retail
9 603 (7.52%) Security Cleared
10 596 (7.43%) Change Management
11 590 (7.35%) Microsoft
12 582 (7.26%) MS Project
13 576 (7.18%) PMI Certification
14 514 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 444 (5.53%) ITIL
16 443 (5.52%) Risk Management
17 441 (5.50%) PMP
18 439 (5.47%) Scrum
19 432 (5.39%) Data Centre
20 425 (5.30%) SC Cleared
21 420 (5.24%) SAP
22 412 (5.14%) Waterfall
23 394 (4.91%) MS Excel
24 375 (4.67%) Project Planning
25 374 (4.66%) Degree
26 362 (4.51%) E-Commerce
27 361 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
28 360 (4.49%) Telecoms
29 359 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
30 356 (4.44%) Oracle

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 213 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 83 (1.03%) CMS
3 58 (0.72%) Confluence
4 55 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 34 (0.42%) MS Project Server
6 31 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 29 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 22 (0.27%) MS Exchange
10 15 (0.19%) SAS
11 13 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (0.14%) IIS
13 7 (0.087%) Documentum
13 7 (0.087%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.075%) JBoss
14 6 (0.075%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.062%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.062%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.062%) WordPress
Applications
1 582 (7.26%) MS Project
2 394 (4.91%) MS Excel
3 273 (3.40%) MS Office
4 171 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 134 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.20%) Open Workbench
8 13 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.100%) ProjectWise
10 4 (0.050%) SPSS
11 2 (0.025%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.025%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.025%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 94 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 36 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 36 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 35 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
5 34 (0.42%) SAP ERP
6 28 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 23 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
8 19 (0.24%) Primavera
8 19 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 19 (0.24%) Summit
9 17 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
10 15 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
11 14 (0.17%) SAP HR
12 13 (0.16%) SAP BPC
12 13 (0.16%) SAP CO
12 13 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
13 12 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
13 12 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 231 (2.88%) Office 365
2 78 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (0.80%) SaaS
4 46 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
6 25 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 19 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.11%) Taleo
9 8 (0.100%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.100%) OneDrive
9 8 (0.100%) Yammer
10 7 (0.087%) IaaS
11 6 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.075%) PaaS
12 2 (0.025%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.025%) Veeva
13 1 (0.012%) CheetahMail
13 1 (0.012%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.012%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.012%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 179 (2.23%) WAN
2 154 (1.92%) LAN
3 102 (1.27%) Firewall
4 68 (0.85%) Internet
5 61 (0.76%) Intranet
6 51 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 49 (0.61%) SAN
8 44 (0.55%) Skype
9 39 (0.49%) Network Security
10 38 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 38 (0.47%) VoIP
10 38 (0.47%) VPN
11 35 (0.44%) Wireless
12 28 (0.35%) MPLS
13 23 (0.29%) LTE
14 21 (0.26%) 3G
14 21 (0.26%) DNS
15 19 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
16 17 (0.21%) 4G
17 14 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 78 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 59 (0.74%) Big Data
4 40 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
5 29 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 25 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
6 25 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 19 (0.24%) QlikView
7 19 (0.24%) SAP HANA
7 19 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (0.21%) Data Mining
9 17 (0.21%) SAP BW
10 16 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
10 16 (0.20%) Hadoop
11 14 (0.17%) DataStage
11 14 (0.17%) Power BI
12 12 (0.15%) SAP BI
13 11 (0.14%) GIS
13 11 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 125 (1.56%) JIRA
2 14 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.075%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.050%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.050%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.037%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.037%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.037%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.037%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.037%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.037%) VersionOne
6 2 (0.025%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.025%) MSI
6 2 (0.025%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.012%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.012%) LSMW
7 1 (0.012%) Selenium
7 1 (0.012%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.012%) Subversion
7 1 (0.012%) TeamCity
General
1 2369 (29.53%) Finance
2 868 (10.82%) Banking
3 626 (7.80%) Retail
4 360 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 226 (2.82%) Marketing
6 224 (2.79%) Legal
7 211 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 155 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 137 (1.71%) Front Office
10 107 (1.33%) Law
11 90 (1.12%) Back Office
12 89 (1.11%) Advertising
13 83 (1.03%) Retail Banking
14 77 (0.96%) Billing
15 66 (0.82%) Automotive
16 63 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
17 60 (0.75%) Financial Institution
17 60 (0.75%) Local Government
18 53 (0.66%) Publishing
19 38 (0.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (1.07%) .NET
2 51 (0.64%) Middleware
3 45 (0.56%) Web Services
4 36 (0.45%) HTML
5 28 (0.35%) XML
6 15 (0.19%) CSS
6 15 (0.19%) J2EE
7 13 (0.16%) HTML5
7 13 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (0.16%) Velocity
8 11 (0.14%) Apache Flex
9 8 (0.100%) COM
10 7 (0.087%) SailPoint
11 6 (0.075%) SOAP
12 5 (0.062%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.062%) Flash
12 5 (0.062%) IBM Integration Bus
12 5 (0.062%) JSP
12 5 (0.062%) Mason
13 4 (0.050%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 432 (5.39%) Data Centre
2 361 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 239 (2.98%) PMI
4 217 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 207 (2.58%) NHS
6 122 (1.52%) Mobile App
7 121 (1.51%) User Experience
8 85 (1.06%) Derivative
9 65 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 58 (0.72%) Equities
10 58 (0.72%) FMCG
11 56 (0.70%) Smart Meter
12 43 (0.54%) Fixed Income
13 38 (0.47%) Mainframe
14 37 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
15 35 (0.44%) Economics
16 33 (0.41%) EPoS
17 32 (0.40%) Computer Science
18 31 (0.39%) Driving Licence
19 30 (0.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 295 (3.68%) Windows
2 91 (1.13%) Windows Server
3 81 (1.01%) Unix
4 77 (0.96%) Linux
5 41 (0.51%) Windows 7
6 36 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (0.42%) Android
7 34 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 34 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 25 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.24%) AIX
11 18 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.11%) Solaris
14 7 (0.087%) OpenVMS
14 7 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.075%) SUSE
16 4 (0.050%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.025%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3891 (48.50%) Project Management
2 2493 (31.08%) PRINCE2
3 1862 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 1695 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
5 833 (10.38%) Migration
6 596 (7.43%) Change Management
7 444 (5.53%) ITIL
8 443 (5.52%) Risk Management
9 439 (5.47%) Scrum
10 412 (5.14%) Waterfall
11 375 (4.67%) Project Planning
12 362 (4.51%) E-Commerce
13 352 (4.39%) CRM
14 349 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 348 (4.34%) Programme Management
16 322 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
17 317 (3.95%) SDLC
18 299 (3.73%) ERP
19 286 (3.57%) Change Control
20 279 (3.48%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 155 (1.93%) SQL
2 107 (1.33%) Java
3 84 (1.05%) C
4 38 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 24 (0.30%) C#
6 22 (0.27%) PHP
7 16 (0.20%) Python
8 12 (0.15%) C++
9 9 (0.11%) VBA
10 8 (0.100%) Perl
11 7 (0.087%) AWK
11 7 (0.087%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.087%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.087%) sed
12 6 (0.075%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.075%) R
12 6 (0.075%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.050%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.037%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.025%) RPG
Qualifications
1 603 (7.52%) Security Cleared
2 576 (7.18%) PMI Certification
3 514 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 441 (5.50%) PMP
5 425 (5.30%) SC Cleared
6 374 (4.66%) Degree
7 359 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 143 (1.78%) APMP
9 120 (1.50%) DV Cleared
10 62 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 54 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (0.37%) ISEB
13 24 (0.30%) CISSP
14 20 (0.25%) CISM
15 17 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.19%) CISA
17 13 (0.16%) HND
18 12 (0.15%) CCNA
18 12 (0.15%) CIMA
19 11 (0.14%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (1.97%) QA
2 67 (0.84%) MiFID
3 56 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 47 (0.59%) SLA
5 45 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (0.51%) Data Quality
7 32 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
7 32 (0.40%) EMIR
8 28 (0.35%) PMBOK
9 27 (0.34%) SEPA
10 21 (0.26%) COBIT
10 21 (0.26%) Solvency II
11 18 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 16 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (0.17%) UCITS
14 12 (0.15%) FATCA
14 12 (0.15%) GxP
14 12 (0.15%) ISO 9001
15 11 (0.14%) AIFMD
16 9 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 103 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 65 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.087%) NFS
4 7 (0.087%) Samba
5 6 (0.075%) XenApp
6 4 (0.050%) vCloud
6 4 (0.050%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.037%) RACF
7 3 (0.037%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.025%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.025%) UAG
8 2 (0.025%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.025%) vSphere
9 1 (0.012%) ACF2
9 1 (0.012%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.012%) HDFS
9 1 (0.012%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.012%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (0.26%) SCCM
2 18 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.14%) Puppet
4 6 (0.075%) MOM
5 5 (0.062%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.062%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.050%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.050%) NSN NetAct
6 4 (0.050%) SCOM
7 3 (0.037%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.037%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (0.037%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.037%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.025%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.025%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.025%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.025%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.012%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.012%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 590 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 420 (5.24%) SAP
3 356 (4.44%) Oracle
4 132 (1.65%) Cisco
5 119 (1.48%) Citrix
6 112 (1.40%) VMware
7 100 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 78 (0.97%) IBM
9 44 (0.55%) Cognos
10 43 (0.54%) Murex
11 39 (0.49%) Google
11 39 (0.49%) HP
12 37 (0.46%) BT
13 30 (0.37%) CheckPoint
14 29 (0.36%) Adobe
14 29 (0.36%) Atlassian
15 28 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
16 26 (0.32%) Hyperion
16 26 (0.32%) Remedy
17 25 (0.31%) hybris
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
APM Resources
Rate: Up to £550 per day UP TO £550 PER DAY
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Comptetive + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
TD Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago