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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 15 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4308 4371 4727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.21% 9.06% 8.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.05% 9.76% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2942 2996 3019
Average daily rate
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£438 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 81
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.53 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -12.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £18.43 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.91%
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
47622 44788 49883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.78% 92.82% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27431 28526
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1938 2490
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +3 2016 £475 - 373
South East +1 820 £413 - 176
East of England +2 309 £425 +4.93% 65
North West -3 275 £410 +6.14% 93
South West -3 260 £420 +7.69% 59
West Midlands +2 211 £388 -2.14% 46
Yorkshire +2 211 £390 -1.51% 48
East Midlands -1 121 £400 +6.66% 21
North East -15 52 £400 -9.09% 7
Midlands +9 21 £450 +20.00%
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4121 (47.72%) Project Management
2 2684 (31.08%) PRINCE2
3 2577 (29.84%) Finance
4 1905 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 1387 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
6 1078 (12.48%) Banking
7 796 (9.22%) Migration
8 725 (8.40%) Retail
9 643 (7.45%) MS Project
10 613 (7.10%) Microsoft
10 613 (7.10%) Change Management
11 557 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 538 (6.23%) PMI Certification
13 509 (5.89%) ITIL
14 505 (5.85%) SAP
15 492 (5.70%) Oracle
15 492 (5.70%) Security Cleared
16 467 (5.41%) Risk Management
17 466 (5.40%) Project Planning
18 459 (5.32%) Telecoms
19 428 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
20 417 (4.83%) Scrum
21 406 (4.70%) Windows
22 394 (4.56%) E-Commerce
23 393 (4.55%) MS Excel
24 381 (4.41%) PMP
25 365 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
26 361 (4.18%) SC Cleared
27 337 (3.90%) CRM
28 333 (3.86%) Degree

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 245 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 109 (1.26%) CMS
3 55 (0.64%) WebSphere
4 53 (0.61%) Lync
5 43 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 43 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 33 (0.38%) Drupal
7 26 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (0.28%) SAS
9 21 (0.24%) MS Project Server
10 17 (0.20%) IBM Notes
11 16 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.19%) FileNet
11 16 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (0.17%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.16%) Documentum
14 12 (0.14%) Confluence
15 11 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (0.13%) Alfresco
16 10 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 643 (7.45%) MS Project
2 393 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 275 (3.18%) MS Office
4 183 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 133 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 4 (0.046%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.035%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.035%) SPSS
10 2 (0.023%) Maya
10 2 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.012%) Niku Workbench
11 1 (0.012%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 85 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 38 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 35 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 33 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 31 (0.36%) Agresso
7 25 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 23 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
9 19 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (0.16%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
10 14 (0.16%) Maximo
10 14 (0.16%) SAP CO
10 14 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 13 (0.15%) SAP HR
11 13 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (0.14%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 12 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
13 11 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 76 (0.88%) SaaS
2 45 (0.52%) Office 365
3 22 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.23%) Force.com
5 16 (0.19%) PaaS
6 13 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.093%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.069%) IaaS
9 3 (0.035%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.023%) Taleo
11 1 (0.012%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.012%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.012%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.012%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 172 (1.99%) WAN
2 134 (1.55%) LAN
3 99 (1.15%) Internet
4 97 (1.12%) Firewall
5 78 (0.90%) Intranet
6 59 (0.68%) SAN
7 50 (0.58%) VoIP
8 46 (0.53%) Unified Communications
9 45 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
10 39 (0.45%) Wireless
11 30 (0.35%) 3G
12 29 (0.34%) MPLS
12 29 (0.34%) DNS
13 25 (0.29%) 4G
14 21 (0.24%) IP Telephony
15 20 (0.23%) ATM
16 19 (0.22%) Network Security
17 16 (0.19%) 2G
17 16 (0.19%) TCP/IP
17 16 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 70 (0.81%) SQL Server
3 37 (0.43%) QlikView
4 36 (0.42%) Data Mining
5 34 (0.39%) Big Data
6 30 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 24 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (0.27%) SAP BW
9 17 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (0.19%) EDRMS
11 15 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (0.16%) DB2
13 13 (0.15%) SAP BI
14 11 (0.13%) EDMS
14 11 (0.13%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.10%) SAP HANA
16 9 (0.10%) Relational Database
17 7 (0.081%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 61 (0.71%) JIRA
2 11 (0.13%) Eclipse
3 10 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.046%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.046%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.046%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.035%) Toad
6 3 (0.035%) Subversion
6 3 (0.035%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.035%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.023%) Maven
7 2 (0.023%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.023%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.023%) Ant
7 2 (0.023%) JMeter
7 2 (0.023%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.023%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.023%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.023%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2577 (29.84%) Finance
2 1078 (12.48%) Banking
3 725 (8.40%) Retail
4 459 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 328 (3.80%) Investment Banking
6 231 (2.68%) Marketing
7 171 (1.98%) Front Office
8 164 (1.90%) Legal
9 146 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 132 (1.53%) Back Office
11 119 (1.38%) Retail Banking
12 96 (1.11%) Billing
13 93 (1.08%) Advertising
13 93 (1.08%) Publishing
14 90 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
15 75 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 65 (0.75%) Local Government
17 52 (0.60%) Law
18 49 (0.57%) Automotive
19 46 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (1.25%) .NET
2 68 (0.79%) Middleware
3 63 (0.73%) HTML
4 57 (0.66%) Web Services
5 39 (0.45%) J2EE
6 29 (0.34%) CSS
7 27 (0.31%) XML
8 22 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 19 (0.22%) Mason
10 16 (0.19%) Application Packaging
11 12 (0.14%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.13%) HTML5
13 10 (0.12%) LAMP
14 9 (0.10%) JSP
14 9 (0.10%) Velocity
15 7 (0.081%) JRules
15 7 (0.081%) COM
16 6 (0.069%) EDI
16 6 (0.069%) Spring
16 6 (0.069%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 428 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
2 288 (3.34%) NHS
3 268 (3.10%) PMI
4 179 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 116 (1.34%) User Experience
6 109 (1.26%) Mobile App
7 101 (1.17%) Derivative
8 75 (0.87%) Economics
9 63 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 62 (0.72%) FMCG
11 61 (0.71%) Mainframe
12 55 (0.64%) EPoS
13 49 (0.57%) Social Media
14 48 (0.56%) Fixed Income
15 46 (0.53%) Digital Media
16 42 (0.49%) Credit Risk
17 39 (0.45%) DTV
17 39 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
18 36 (0.42%) Market Risk
19 35 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 406 (4.70%) Windows
2 162 (1.88%) Windows 7
3 115 (1.33%) UNIX
4 107 (1.24%) Linux
5 43 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 42 (0.49%) Android
7 36 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (0.37%) Windows XP
10 24 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.23%) Solaris
12 19 (0.22%) AIX
13 15 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.10%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.058%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.046%) Windows NT
18 3 (0.035%) HPUX
19 2 (0.023%) SUSE
20 1 (0.012%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4121 (47.72%) Project Management
2 2684 (31.08%) PRINCE2
3 1905 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 1387 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
5 796 (9.22%) Migration
6 613 (7.10%) Change Management
7 509 (5.89%) ITIL
8 467 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 466 (5.40%) Project Planning
10 417 (4.83%) Scrum
11 394 (4.56%) E-Commerce
12 337 (3.90%) CRM
13 329 (3.81%) Business Analysis
14 322 (3.73%) PRINCE
15 300 (3.47%) Programme Management
16 298 (3.45%) Supplier Management
17 278 (3.22%) Waterfall
18 273 (3.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 260 (3.01%) Change Control
20 257 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 204 (2.36%) SQL
2 169 (1.96%) Java
3 143 (1.66%) C
4 28 (0.32%) JavaScript
4 28 (0.32%) PHP
5 25 (0.29%) C#
6 18 (0.21%) PL/SQL
7 15 (0.17%) VB
8 13 (0.15%) Python
9 8 (0.093%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.069%) C++
11 5 (0.058%) VBA
11 5 (0.058%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.046%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.046%) R
12 4 (0.046%) Perl
13 3 (0.035%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.035%) ABAP
13 3 (0.035%) Lingo
14 2 (0.023%) VB6
Qualifications
1 557 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 538 (6.23%) PMI Certification
3 492 (5.70%) Security Cleared
4 381 (4.41%) PMP
5 365 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 361 (4.18%) SC Cleared
7 333 (3.86%) Degree
8 76 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 70 (0.81%) APMP
10 51 (0.59%) DV Cleared
11 46 (0.53%) ISEB
12 22 (0.25%) HND
13 21 (0.24%) CISSP
13 21 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
14 20 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (0.22%) HNC
16 16 (0.19%) CISA
17 13 (0.15%) CCNA
18 12 (0.14%) MBA
19 9 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (2.00%) QA
2 65 (0.75%) SLA
3 48 (0.56%) EMIR
4 44 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 40 (0.46%) Solvency II
6 37 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 33 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 32 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
9 20 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 18 (0.21%) FATCA
11 16 (0.19%) MiFID
12 14 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (0.13%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.12%) Basel III
15 8 (0.093%) COREP
15 8 (0.093%) COBIT
16 7 (0.081%) GxP
17 6 (0.069%) AIFMD
17 6 (0.069%) P3O
18 5 (0.058%) UCITS
System Software
1 108 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 63 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.17%) XenApp
4 13 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.10%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.081%) vSphere
6 7 (0.081%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.058%) GPFS
8 4 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.046%) XenServer
9 3 (0.035%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.035%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.035%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.023%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.023%) vCloud
11 1 (0.012%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.012%) Snort
11 1 (0.012%) NDS
11 1 (0.012%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 48 (0.56%) SCCM
2 14 (0.16%) Tivoli
3 13 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 11 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 8 (0.093%) SCOM
6 7 (0.081%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.058%) Oracle Identity Management
7 5 (0.058%) Netcool
8 4 (0.046%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.046%) Control-M
8 4 (0.046%) OPNET
9 3 (0.035%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.023%) NSN NetAct
10 2 (0.023%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.023%) AppDNA
10 2 (0.023%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.012%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.012%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.012%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 613 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 505 (5.85%) SAP
3 492 (5.70%) Oracle
4 164 (1.90%) Cisco
5 148 (1.71%) Citrix
6 124 (1.44%) VMware
7 115 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 104 (1.20%) IBM
9 65 (0.75%) HP
10 39 (0.45%) Avaya
11 36 (0.42%) EMC
12 31 (0.36%) Business Objects
12 31 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
13 29 (0.34%) Informatica
14 28 (0.32%) Cognos
15 25 (0.29%) CheckPoint
15 25 (0.29%) Remedy
16 22 (0.25%) Hyperion
17 20 (0.23%) NetApp
18 19 (0.22%) SunGard
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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