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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 16 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4000 4022 3730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.93% 8.52% 8.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.64% 9.19% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2814 2751 2425
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £602 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 56
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +9.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.05 £21.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.92 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.38 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +30.38%
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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -6 1751 £475 -5.00% 291
South East 0 835 £413 - 135
North West +4 292 £405 +8.00% 61
South West +9 269 £415 +7.09% 61
East of England -1 261 £438 +2.94% 38
Yorkshire 0 230 £396 -1.00% 48
West Midlands -5 169 £400 - 41
East Midlands +4 114 £375 - 28
North East -3 64 £425 +13.33% 5
Midlands -2 9 £444 +22.41% 4
South Coast - 1 £500 -
Project Manager
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Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3982 (47.96%) Project Management
2 2611 (31.45%) PRINCE2
3 2527 (30.43%) Finance
4 1804 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 1407 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
6 1031 (12.42%) Banking
7 738 (8.89%) Migration
8 674 (8.12%) Retail
9 635 (7.65%) MS Project
10 607 (7.31%) Microsoft
11 593 (7.14%) Change Management
12 544 (6.55%) Security Cleared
13 542 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 505 (6.08%) Project Planning
15 496 (5.97%) PMI Certification
16 484 (5.83%) ITIL
17 456 (5.49%) SAP
18 455 (5.48%) E-Commerce
19 441 (5.31%) Telecoms
20 438 (5.28%) Scrum
21 432 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
22 421 (5.07%) Risk Management
23 393 (4.73%) MS Excel
24 391 (4.71%) Oracle
25 377 (4.54%) SC Cleared
26 375 (4.52%) PMP
27 372 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
28 366 (4.41%) Degree
29 351 (4.23%) Windows
30 331 (3.99%) Waterfall

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 219 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 117 (1.41%) CMS
3 57 (0.69%) WebSphere
4 44 (0.53%) MS Exchange
5 38 (0.46%) Lync
6 35 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 34 (0.41%) Drupal
8 32 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.25%) MS Project Server
10 19 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 17 (0.20%) SAS
12 15 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (0.17%) FileNet
14 13 (0.16%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (0.12%) Confluence
17 9 (0.11%) IIS
18 8 (0.096%) Documentum
18 8 (0.096%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 8 (0.096%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 635 (7.65%) MS Project
2 393 (4.73%) MS Excel
3 286 (3.44%) MS Office
4 189 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 138 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.084%) InDesign
10 6 (0.072%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.060%) Open Workbench
12 4 (0.048%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.048%) SPSS
13 2 (0.024%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.024%) Niku Workbench
14 1 (0.012%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 71 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 35 (0.42%) Agresso
4 31 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 24 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 20 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 18 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 15 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
10 15 (0.18%) ResourceLink
11 14 (0.17%) SAP ERP
11 14 (0.17%) SAP HR
12 13 (0.16%) Endur
12 13 (0.16%) SAP SD
13 12 (0.14%) Google Analytics
13 12 (0.14%) ION MarketView
14 11 (0.13%) Summit
14 11 (0.13%) SAP CRM
15 10 (0.12%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 65 (0.78%) SaaS
2 49 (0.59%) Office 365
3 18 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.18%) Force.com
5 14 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.13%) PaaS
7 10 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (0.048%) Taleo
9 4 (0.048%) IaaS
10 3 (0.036%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.012%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.012%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.012%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 161 (1.94%) WAN
2 137 (1.65%) LAN
3 104 (1.25%) Firewall
4 99 (1.19%) Internet
5 62 (0.75%) Intranet
6 47 (0.57%) SAN
7 45 (0.54%) MPLS
8 40 (0.48%) VoIP
9 36 (0.43%) Network Security
10 35 (0.42%) 3G
11 32 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (0.31%) Wireless
13 24 (0.29%) 4G
14 21 (0.25%) DNS
15 20 (0.24%) Unified Communications
16 19 (0.23%) ATM
17 18 (0.22%) IP Telephony
17 18 (0.22%) Extranet
18 17 (0.20%) TCP/IP
19 16 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 77 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 35 (0.42%) Big Data
4 27 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
4 27 (0.33%) SAP BW
5 23 (0.28%) QlikView
6 22 (0.26%) Oracle Database
7 21 (0.25%) Data Mining
8 20 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (0.19%) DB2
10 15 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (0.17%) SAP HANA
12 13 (0.16%) EDMS
12 13 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (0.12%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.11%) SAP BI
15 9 (0.11%) DataStage
15 9 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.096%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 79 (0.95%) JIRA
2 11 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.096%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.060%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.048%) Maven
5 4 (0.048%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.048%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.048%) ClearQuest
5 4 (0.048%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.036%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (0.036%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.036%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.036%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.024%) Selenium
7 2 (0.024%) Subversion
7 2 (0.024%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.024%) Toad
7 2 (0.024%) JMeter
7 2 (0.024%) Xcode
7 2 (0.024%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2527 (30.43%) Finance
2 1031 (12.42%) Banking
3 674 (8.12%) Retail
4 441 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 298 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 221 (2.66%) Legal
7 205 (2.47%) Marketing
8 150 (1.81%) Front Office
9 133 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 122 (1.47%) Retail Banking
11 113 (1.36%) Publishing
11 113 (1.36%) Back Office
12 97 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 86 (1.04%) Billing
14 83 (1.00%) Advertising
15 73 (0.88%) Financial Institution
16 65 (0.78%) Law
17 61 (0.73%) Local Government
18 47 (0.57%) Games
19 43 (0.52%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (1.24%) .NET
2 73 (0.88%) Middleware
3 41 (0.49%) HTML
4 36 (0.43%) Web Services
5 24 (0.29%) XML
5 24 (0.29%) CSS
6 18 (0.22%) Mason
7 17 (0.20%) J2EE
7 17 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 12 (0.14%) Application Packaging
8 12 (0.14%) EDI
9 11 (0.13%) LAMP
9 11 (0.13%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.096%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (0.084%) JSP
12 6 (0.072%) SAP PI
12 6 (0.072%) JRules
12 6 (0.072%) Visualforce
13 5 (0.060%) RESTful
13 5 (0.060%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 432 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
2 245 (2.95%) NHS
3 204 (2.46%) PMI
4 144 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 92 (1.11%) User Experience
6 90 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 81 (0.98%) Economics
8 79 (0.95%) Derivative
9 50 (0.60%) FMCG
10 49 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (0.58%) Credit Risk
12 47 (0.57%) Fixed Income
13 43 (0.52%) EPoS
14 41 (0.49%) Digital Media
15 40 (0.48%) Mainframe
16 39 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
17 36 (0.43%) Computer Science
18 34 (0.41%) Open Source
19 30 (0.36%) DTV
20 29 (0.35%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 351 (4.23%) Windows
2 124 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 96 (1.16%) Linux
4 74 (0.89%) UNIX
5 46 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (0.51%) Android
6 42 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 38 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 22 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 19 (0.23%) Solaris
12 13 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.11%) AIX
14 3 (0.036%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.036%) CentOS
15 2 (0.024%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.024%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.024%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3982 (47.96%) Project Management
2 2611 (31.45%) PRINCE2
3 1804 (21.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 1407 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 738 (8.89%) Migration
6 593 (7.14%) Change Management
7 505 (6.08%) Project Planning
8 484 (5.83%) ITIL
9 455 (5.48%) E-Commerce
10 438 (5.28%) Scrum
11 421 (5.07%) Risk Management
12 331 (3.99%) Waterfall
13 319 (3.84%) Programme Management
14 317 (3.82%) PRINCE
15 305 (3.67%) CRM
16 297 (3.58%) Supplier Management
17 285 (3.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 278 (3.35%) Business Analysis
19 253 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
20 249 (3.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 169 (2.04%) SQL
2 129 (1.55%) C
3 117 (1.41%) Java
4 29 (0.35%) JavaScript
5 23 (0.28%) C#
6 17 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 16 (0.19%) PHP
8 10 (0.12%) VBA
9 8 (0.096%) C++
9 8 (0.096%) Python
10 7 (0.084%) VB
10 7 (0.084%) Ruby
11 6 (0.072%) Objective-C
11 6 (0.072%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.060%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.036%) R
13 3 (0.036%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.036%) COBOL
14 2 (0.024%) VB6
14 2 (0.024%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 544 (6.55%) Security Cleared
2 542 (6.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 496 (5.97%) PMI Certification
4 377 (4.54%) SC Cleared
5 375 (4.52%) PMP
6 372 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 366 (4.41%) Degree
8 84 (1.01%) APMP
9 78 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
10 68 (0.82%) DV Cleared
11 60 (0.72%) ISEB
12 33 (0.40%) CISSP
13 26 (0.31%) HND
14 21 (0.25%) HNC
15 18 (0.22%) BC Cleared
16 17 (0.20%) CISA
16 17 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (0.17%) CISM
18 12 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
19 11 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (2.00%) QA
2 48 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 47 (0.57%) Solvency II
4 39 (0.47%) SLA
5 30 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.23%) EMIR
8 18 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.20%) FATCA
10 16 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
11 15 (0.18%) P3O
12 14 (0.17%) MiFID
13 12 (0.14%) GxP
13 12 (0.14%) Basel III
14 8 (0.096%) ISO 14001
15 7 (0.084%) COREP
16 6 (0.072%) FINREP
17 5 (0.060%) ISO 9000
18 4 (0.048%) GAMP
System Software
1 119 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 59 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.20%) XenApp
4 11 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.060%) vCloud
6 5 (0.060%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 5 (0.060%) vSphere
6 5 (0.060%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.060%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.024%) Novell eDirectory
7 2 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.024%) Xen
7 2 (0.024%) NFS
7 2 (0.024%) Firmware
7 2 (0.024%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.024%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.024%) XenServer
8 1 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.012%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 48 (0.58%) SCCM
2 16 (0.19%) SCOM
3 14 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 8 (0.096%) Tivoli
5 8 (0.096%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 7 (0.084%) OPNET
7 6 (0.072%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.060%) Puppet
9 4 (0.048%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.036%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.036%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.036%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.036%) ZENworks
10 3 (0.036%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.024%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.024%) Netcool
11 2 (0.024%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.024%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.024%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 607 (7.31%) Microsoft
2 456 (5.49%) SAP
3 391 (4.71%) Oracle
4 153 (1.84%) Cisco
5 130 (1.57%) Citrix
6 118 (1.42%) VMware
7 97 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 95 (1.14%) IBM
9 76 (0.92%) HP
10 35 (0.42%) CheckPoint
11 31 (0.37%) EMC
11 31 (0.37%) Business Objects
12 29 (0.35%) Avaya
13 28 (0.34%) Cognos
14 24 (0.29%) Adobe
15 22 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
15 22 (0.26%) Juniper
15 22 (0.26%) Hyperion
16 20 (0.24%) Teradata
16 20 (0.24%) F5
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