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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 16 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3943 4403 4301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.88% 8.78% 8.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.30% 9.27% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2825 3013 2957
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 £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £405
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 44
Median hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.89 £19.50 £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £49.80 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
47502 47488 45467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.71% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31380 29845 28550
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1349 1884 1941
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 -5 1623 £495 +4.21% 221
South East -6 773 £450 +5.88% 92
North West -5 373 £425 +4.93% 46
East of England +6 242 £425 -5.55% 35
South West -3 241 £400 - 30
West Midlands -7 241 £425 +6.25% 29
Yorkshire -2 191 £400 - 45
East Midlands 0 133 £425 +6.25% 18
North East -21 86 £340 -18.80% 14
Midlands +8 22 £475 - 2
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 3859 (49.20%) Project Management
2 2356 (30.04%) PRINCE2
3 2328 (29.68%) Finance
4 1827 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1716 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 832 (10.61%) Banking
7 821 (10.47%) Migration
8 617 (7.87%) Retail
9 592 (7.55%) Microsoft
10 583 (7.43%) Change Management
11 578 (7.37%) Security Cleared
12 571 (7.28%) PMI Certification
13 544 (6.94%) MS Project
14 490 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 451 (5.75%) PMP
16 441 (5.62%) Scrum
17 435 (5.55%) Data Centre
18 420 (5.36%) Waterfall
18 420 (5.36%) Risk Management
19 418 (5.33%) ITIL
20 402 (5.13%) SC Cleared
21 388 (4.95%) SAP
22 387 (4.93%) MS Excel
23 381 (4.86%) Project Planning
24 366 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 353 (4.50%) Degree
26 347 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
27 345 (4.40%) E-Commerce
28 343 (4.37%) Oracle
29 336 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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
1 218 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 86 (1.10%) CMS
3 60 (0.77%) Confluence
4 51 (0.65%) Skype for Business
5 33 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 30 (0.38%) MS Project Server
7 23 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (0.29%) MS Exchange
8 22 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 18 (0.23%) IIS
10 17 (0.22%) SAS
11 13 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.15%) IBM Notes
13 10 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.077%) Documentum
15 5 (0.064%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.064%) JBoss
15 5 (0.064%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.064%) WordPress
16 4 (0.051%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 544 (6.94%) MS Project
2 387 (4.93%) MS Excel
3 262 (3.34%) MS Office
4 157 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 123 (1.57%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.22%) Open Workbench
6 17 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.089%) ProjectWise
9 4 (0.051%) SPSS
10 2 (0.026%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.026%) Windchill
11 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 79 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 35 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 33 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 31 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 29 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 29 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 28 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 22 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
9 17 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
9 17 (0.22%) SAP FI
10 15 (0.19%) Maximo
10 15 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 15 (0.19%) Primavera
11 13 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
11 13 (0.17%) SAP HR
12 12 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
12 12 (0.15%) SAP BPC
13 11 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
14 10 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 223 (2.84%) Office 365
2 84 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (0.77%) SaaS
4 41 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
6 19 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 18 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.10%) IaaS
9 8 (0.10%) OneDrive
9 8 (0.10%) Yammer
10 7 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.089%) PaaS
11 6 (0.077%) Taleo
12 2 (0.026%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.026%) Silverpop
12 2 (0.026%) Veeva
13 1 (0.013%) IBM PureFlex
13 1 (0.013%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.013%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 165 (2.10%) WAN
2 142 (1.81%) LAN
3 100 (1.28%) Firewall
4 62 (0.79%) Internet
5 57 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
6 55 (0.70%) Intranet
7 52 (0.66%) SAN
8 47 (0.60%) Network Security
9 45 (0.57%) Skype
10 38 (0.48%) Wireless
11 37 (0.47%) Unified Communications
11 37 (0.47%) VPN
12 35 (0.45%) VoIP
13 25 (0.32%) MPLS
14 22 (0.28%) LTE
15 21 (0.27%) 3G
16 19 (0.24%) Radio Access Network
17 18 (0.23%) NAS
18 17 (0.22%) 4G
18 17 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
2 76 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 51 (0.65%) Big Data
4 38 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 35 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 23 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 21 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (0.26%) QlikView
8 20 (0.26%) SAP HANA
9 18 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 17 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (0.20%) DataStage
12 15 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.19%) Power BI
13 14 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
13 14 (0.18%) SAP BW
14 13 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 12 (0.15%) SAP BI
16 10 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 117 (1.49%) JIRA
2 7 (0.089%) Eclipse
2 7 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.064%) JIRA Agile
3 5 (0.064%) VersionOne
4 4 (0.051%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.051%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.038%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.038%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.026%) MSI
7 1 (0.013%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.013%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.013%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.013%) LSMW
7 1 (0.013%) Selenium
7 1 (0.013%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.013%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.013%) Subversion
7 1 (0.013%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.013%) Visual Studio
General
1 2328 (29.68%) Finance
2 832 (10.61%) Banking
3 617 (7.87%) Retail
4 328 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 221 (2.82%) Legal
6 211 (2.69%) Marketing
7 182 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 137 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 127 (1.62%) Front Office
10 100 (1.28%) Law
11 90 (1.15%) Advertising
12 82 (1.05%) Back Office
12 82 (1.05%) Retail Banking
13 69 (0.88%) Billing
14 68 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 66 (0.84%) Automotive
16 65 (0.83%) Financial Institution
17 52 (0.66%) Local Government
18 48 (0.61%) Publishing
19 41 (0.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (1.03%) .NET
2 63 (0.80%) Middleware
3 41 (0.52%) Web Services
4 39 (0.50%) HTML
5 25 (0.32%) XML
6 17 (0.22%) CSS
6 17 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 16 (0.20%) J2EE
8 15 (0.19%) HTML5
8 15 (0.19%) Velocity
9 11 (0.14%) Apache Flex
10 10 (0.13%) SOAP
11 7 (0.089%) COM
11 7 (0.089%) SailPoint
12 6 (0.077%) IBM Integration Bus
12 6 (0.077%) JSP
12 6 (0.077%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.077%) XSD
13 5 (0.064%) JSON
13 5 (0.064%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 435 (5.55%) Data Centre
2 347 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 229 (2.92%) PMI
4 212 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 181 (2.31%) NHS
6 112 (1.43%) User Experience
7 108 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 62 (0.79%) FMCG
9 61 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 57 (0.73%) Derivative
11 56 (0.71%) Smart Meter
12 47 (0.60%) Equities
13 41 (0.52%) Fixed Income
14 37 (0.47%) Mainframe
15 36 (0.46%) Economics
16 34 (0.43%) EPoS
17 31 (0.40%) Digital Media
17 31 (0.40%) PKI
17 31 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
18 30 (0.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 296 (3.77%) Windows
2 91 (1.16%) Unix
3 83 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 81 (1.03%) Linux
5 38 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 35 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (0.40%) Windows 10
7 31 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (0.38%) AIX
9 25 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 20 (0.26%) Android
12 15 (0.19%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.17%) Solaris
14 9 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.10%) OpenVMS
15 8 (0.10%) SUSE
16 4 (0.051%) HPUX
16 4 (0.051%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.038%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3859 (49.20%) Project Management
2 2356 (30.04%) PRINCE2
3 1827 (23.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1716 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 821 (10.47%) Migration
6 583 (7.43%) Change Management
7 441 (5.62%) Scrum
8 420 (5.36%) Risk Management
8 420 (5.36%) Waterfall
9 418 (5.33%) ITIL
10 381 (4.86%) Project Planning
11 366 (4.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 345 (4.40%) E-Commerce
13 333 (4.25%) CRM
14 325 (4.14%) Programme Management
15 307 (3.91%) SDLC
16 303 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
17 291 (3.71%) Change Control
18 284 (3.62%) ERP
19 274 (3.49%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 146 (1.86%) SQL
2 107 (1.36%) Java
3 85 (1.08%) C
4 36 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 22 (0.28%) C#
5 22 (0.28%) PHP
6 9 (0.11%) C++
7 8 (0.10%) PL/SQL
7 8 (0.10%) VBA
8 7 (0.089%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.064%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.051%) Python
11 3 (0.038%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.038%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.026%) RPG
13 1 (0.013%) ABAP
13 1 (0.013%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.013%) Perl
13 1 (0.013%) R
13 1 (0.013%) Scala
Qualifications
1 578 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 571 (7.28%) PMI Certification
3 490 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 451 (5.75%) PMP
5 402 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 353 (4.50%) Degree
7 336 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 121 (1.54%) APMP
9 102 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 57 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
11 53 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
12 35 (0.45%) ISEB
13 27 (0.34%) CISSP
14 20 (0.26%) CISM
15 19 (0.24%) CISA
15 19 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (0.18%) CCNA
16 14 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
17 12 (0.15%) CIMA
18 10 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (2.09%) QA
2 65 (0.83%) MiFID
3 53 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 43 (0.55%) SLA
6 36 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 28 (0.36%) PMBOK
8 26 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 26 (0.33%) SEPA
9 25 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 24 (0.31%) EMIR
11 23 (0.29%) Solvency II
11 23 (0.29%) UCITS
12 19 (0.24%) FATCA
13 17 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 15 (0.19%) AIFMD
14 15 (0.19%) COBIT
15 12 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 10 (0.13%) GxP
17 8 (0.10%) P3O
System Software
1 118 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 63 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.077%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.077%) XenApp
4 5 (0.064%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.051%) vCloud
5 4 (0.051%) vSphere
6 3 (0.038%) RACF
6 3 (0.038%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.026%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.026%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.013%) ACF2
8 1 (0.013%) Firmware
8 1 (0.013%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.013%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.013%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (0.28%) SCCM
2 15 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.089%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.051%) AirWatch
5 4 (0.051%) NSN NetAct
5 4 (0.051%) Puppet
6 3 (0.038%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.038%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.038%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.038%) MOM
6 3 (0.038%) SCOM
6 3 (0.038%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.038%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.038%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.026%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.026%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.026%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.026%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.026%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 592 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 388 (4.95%) SAP
3 343 (4.37%) Oracle
4 136 (1.73%) Cisco
5 124 (1.58%) Citrix
6 108 (1.38%) VMware
7 100 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 87 (1.11%) IBM
9 40 (0.51%) Google
9 40 (0.51%) HP
10 35 (0.45%) BT
10 35 (0.45%) Cognos
11 29 (0.37%) Atlassian
11 29 (0.37%) Hyperion
11 29 (0.37%) Murex
11 29 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
12 28 (0.36%) Adobe
13 27 (0.34%) CheckPoint
14 26 (0.33%) Remedy
15 25 (0.32%) hybris
Swindon, Wiltshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £420 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £750 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive day rate 6 month initial contract
Posted: 21 hours ago
Eye, Suffolk
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £447 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Robert Walters
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: 3 days ago