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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
UK / England
Rank 27 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2654 3754 3763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.41% 8.07% 8.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 8.50% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1842 2638 2631
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £415
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 31
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £20.19 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.42 £52.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.12 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-16.40% -16.66%

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
39224 44183 43962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.93% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25749 28478 28133
Median daily rate £428 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1333 1606 1775
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -11 1205 £500 +5.26% 188
South East -1 579 £440 +3.52% 65
West Midlands -7 177 £413 -1.78% 36
North West -1 172 £405 -4.70% 44
South West -10 133 £400 - 37
Yorkshire 0 127 £416 +7.35% 29
East of England -11 123 £425 -1.16% 35
East Midlands -26 74 £425 +1.19% 16
North East -8 39 £420 -1.17% 17
Midlands -4 17 £395 -12.22% 2
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 2909 (49.25%) Project Management
2 1821 (30.83%) Finance
3 1618 (27.39%) PRINCE2
4 1482 (25.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1323 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
6 710 (12.02%) Migration
7 538 (9.11%) Banking
8 528 (8.94%) Microsoft
9 487 (8.24%) Change Management
10 426 (7.21%) Retail
10 426 (7.21%) Security Cleared
11 394 (6.67%) MS Project
12 386 (6.53%) Waterfall
13 383 (6.48%) Data Centre
14 351 (5.94%) MS Excel
15 336 (5.69%) Scrum
16 333 (5.64%) PMI Certification
17 322 (5.45%) Risk Management
18 320 (5.42%) ITIL
18 320 (5.42%) SAP
19 311 (5.26%) PMP
20 304 (5.15%) SC Cleared
21 298 (5.04%) Programme Management
22 296 (5.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 291 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
24 287 (4.86%) Project Planning
25 272 (4.60%) Telecoms
26 264 (4.47%) Degree
27 261 (4.42%) CRM
28 251 (4.25%) Stakeholder Engagement

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
1 216 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 71 (1.20%) CMS
2 71 (1.20%) Confluence
3 55 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 33 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 25 (0.42%) Drupal
6 18 (0.30%) MS Project Server
7 17 (0.29%) IIS
8 16 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (0.25%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.24%) MS Exchange
11 13 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.15%) SAS
13 9 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.14%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.12%) Documentum
15 7 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 394 (6.67%) MS Project
2 351 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 243 (4.11%) MS Office
4 137 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 116 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.068%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.068%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.017%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.017%) Maya
Business Applications
1 67 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 31 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
5 26 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 24 (0.41%) SAP CRM
7 19 (0.32%) SAP ERP
8 18 (0.30%) SAP FI
9 17 (0.29%) SAP CO
9 17 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
10 16 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 16 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 13 (0.22%) SAP HR
12 12 (0.20%) Maximo
12 12 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
12 12 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
13 11 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
13 11 (0.19%) Primavera
14 10 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 150 (2.54%) Office 365
2 109 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (0.95%) SaaS
4 51 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (0.47%) IaaS
5 28 (0.47%) PaaS
6 15 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 14 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 12 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (0.20%) Route 53
8 12 (0.20%) Yammer
9 11 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.19%) OneDrive
10 9 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.068%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.068%) Taleo
12 3 (0.051%) G Suite
12 3 (0.051%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 129 (2.18%) WAN
2 119 (2.01%) LAN
3 87 (1.47%) Firewall
4 86 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
5 62 (1.05%) Intranet
6 51 (0.86%) Internet
7 49 (0.83%) Skype
8 42 (0.71%) VoIP
9 39 (0.66%) SAN
10 37 (0.63%) LTE
11 34 (0.58%) VoLTE
12 30 (0.51%) Network Security
13 29 (0.49%) MPLS
14 19 (0.32%) IP Telephony
15 18 (0.30%) Unified Communications
15 18 (0.30%) Wireless
16 17 (0.29%) NAS
17 13 (0.22%) Extranet
17 13 (0.22%) VPN
18 11 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
2 68 (1.15%) Big Data
3 43 (0.73%) SQL Server
4 38 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 24 (0.41%) GIS
5 24 (0.41%) SAP HANA
6 19 (0.32%) SAP BW
7 16 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (0.24%) Power BI
10 13 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (0.22%) DB2
10 13 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (0.20%) QlikView
12 11 (0.19%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.15%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 8 (0.14%) Essbase
14 8 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 162 (2.74%) JIRA
2 17 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.14%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.12%) Bitbucket
5 7 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (0.10%) JIRA Agile
7 5 (0.085%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.068%) VersionOne
8 4 (0.068%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.034%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.034%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.034%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.034%) GitLab
9 2 (0.034%) Maven
9 2 (0.034%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.017%) Grunt
10 1 (0.017%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.017%) YouTrack
10 1 (0.017%) Zephyr
General
1 1821 (30.83%) Finance
2 538 (9.11%) Banking
3 426 (7.21%) Retail
4 272 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 199 (3.37%) Marketing
6 180 (3.05%) Legal
7 148 (2.51%) Manufacturing
8 115 (1.95%) Investment Banking
9 104 (1.76%) Front Office
10 70 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 69 (1.17%) Advertising
12 68 (1.15%) Law
13 66 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 63 (1.07%) Automotive
15 57 (0.96%) Billing
16 50 (0.85%) Back Office
17 46 (0.78%) Local Government
17 46 (0.78%) Publishing
18 40 (0.68%) Financial Institution
19 27 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (0.80%) .NET
1 47 (0.80%) Middleware
2 39 (0.66%) HTML
3 34 (0.58%) Web Services
4 18 (0.30%) XML
5 13 (0.22%) HTML5
6 12 (0.20%) CSS
6 12 (0.20%) J2EE
6 12 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (0.15%) Kafka
7 9 (0.15%) Velocity
8 8 (0.14%) EDIFACT
9 7 (0.12%) jQuery
10 6 (0.10%) JSON
10 6 (0.10%) Silverlight
10 6 (0.10%) Spark Streaming
11 5 (0.085%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.085%) REST
11 5 (0.085%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (0.085%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 383 (6.48%) Data Centre
2 291 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 184 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 162 (2.74%) PMI
5 104 (1.76%) NHS
6 95 (1.61%) Virtual Team
7 91 (1.54%) User Experience
8 50 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 49 (0.83%) FMCG
9 49 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 44 (0.74%) Derivative
11 41 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 39 (0.66%) Fixed Income
13 29 (0.49%) Data Integration
14 28 (0.47%) EPoS
14 28 (0.47%) Equities
15 27 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (0.42%) Economics
16 25 (0.42%) Smart Meter
17 23 (0.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 178 (3.01%) Windows
2 77 (1.30%) Linux
3 56 (0.95%) Unix
4 34 (0.58%) Windows 10
5 30 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 21 (0.36%) AIX
7 19 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.30%) Android
9 17 (0.29%) Solaris
9 17 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.14%) VMS
10 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.085%) zOS
12 4 (0.068%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.068%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.051%) SUSE
13 3 (0.051%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.034%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.034%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2909 (49.25%) Project Management
2 1618 (27.39%) PRINCE2
3 1482 (25.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1323 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
5 710 (12.02%) Migration
6 487 (8.24%) Change Management
7 386 (6.53%) Waterfall
8 336 (5.69%) Scrum
9 322 (5.45%) Risk Management
10 320 (5.42%) ITIL
11 298 (5.04%) Programme Management
12 287 (4.86%) Project Planning
13 261 (4.42%) CRM
14 251 (4.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 222 (3.76%) SDLC
16 215 (3.64%) ERP
17 200 (3.39%) Project Governance
18 197 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
19 196 (3.32%) Business Analysis
20 188 (3.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 116 (1.96%) SQL
2 67 (1.13%) C
3 62 (1.05%) Java
4 20 (0.34%) JavaScript
5 16 (0.27%) PHP
6 13 (0.22%) C#
7 11 (0.19%) VBA
8 10 (0.17%) Python
9 8 (0.14%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.12%) NATURAL
11 6 (0.10%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.068%) C++
12 4 (0.068%) VB
13 3 (0.051%) COBOL
13 3 (0.051%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.051%) R
14 2 (0.034%) Scala
15 1 (0.017%) ABAP
15 1 (0.017%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.017%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 426 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 333 (5.64%) PMI Certification
3 311 (5.26%) PMP
4 304 (5.15%) SC Cleared
5 296 (5.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 264 (4.47%) Degree
7 243 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 110 (1.86%) APMP
9 59 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 42 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 37 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (0.56%) ISEB
13 22 (0.37%) CISSP
14 19 (0.32%) MAPM
15 14 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (0.22%) CISM
16 13 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
17 11 (0.19%) CCNA
18 8 (0.14%) MBA
19 7 (0.12%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (2.74%) QA
2 63 (1.07%) MiFID
3 29 (0.49%) SLA
4 24 (0.41%) EMIR
5 20 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
6 19 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.32%) PMBOK
7 18 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 17 (0.29%) Solvency II
9 15 (0.25%) GxP
9 15 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.20%) FATCA
11 11 (0.19%) GDPR
12 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.14%) COBIT
14 7 (0.12%) ISO 9000
15 6 (0.10%) GMP
15 6 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 76 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.25%) Docker
4 10 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.085%) XenApp
8 4 (0.068%) Firmware
8 4 (0.068%) HDFS
9 3 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.034%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.017%) RACF
11 1 (0.017%) SRDF
11 1 (0.017%) vSphere
11 1 (0.017%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (0.46%) SCCM
2 15 (0.25%) Puppet
3 12 (0.20%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.15%) AirWatch
4 9 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (0.14%) MOM
6 6 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.068%) SCOM
8 4 (0.068%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.068%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.051%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.051%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.034%) Ansible
10 2 (0.034%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (0.034%) CSIRT
10 2 (0.034%) Nagios
10 2 (0.034%) Salt
10 2 (0.034%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 528 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 320 (5.42%) SAP
3 223 (3.78%) Oracle
4 125 (2.12%) Cisco
5 74 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 66 (1.12%) Citrix
7 61 (1.03%) VMware
8 58 (0.98%) Remedy
9 50 (0.85%) IBM
10 35 (0.59%) Ericsson
10 35 (0.59%) HP
11 33 (0.56%) CheckPoint
12 28 (0.47%) Google
13 26 (0.44%) Avaya
14 24 (0.41%) hybris
15 22 (0.37%) Adobe
15 22 (0.37%) Atlassian
16 19 (0.32%) ServiceNow
17 18 (0.30%) Workday
18 17 (0.29%) Tableau
Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Comtecs
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 minutes ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Rate: £41502 - £37911000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
FT Select
Rate: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
AAP3
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Rate: £30687.00 - £33597.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £575.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago