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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 23 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3495 4611 4196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.04% 8.73% 8.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.44% 9.19% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2540 3199 2872
Median daily rate £450 £443 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% +1.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 21 23
Median hourly rate £34.50 £42.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +42.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £19.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £71.06 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-21.33% +30.30%
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
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 -7 1640 £488 +2.63% 192
South East -9 609 £440 +4.76% 63
West Midlands -7 263 £425 +6.25% 34
East of England 0 211 £425 -5.55% 34
North West -13 208 £405 -7.42% 42
Yorkshire -11 159 £400 - 21
South West -8 154 £415 -1.19% 21
East Midlands -6 139 £405 -0.61% 18
North East -11 80 £350 -24.32% 2
Midlands -3 18 £470 -6.00%
Project Manager
UK

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 3448 (48.78%) Project Management
2 2191 (30.99%) Finance
3 1841 (26.04%) PRINCE2
4 1772 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 1638 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
6 786 (11.12%) Banking
7 773 (10.94%) Migration
8 600 (8.49%) Microsoft
9 565 (7.99%) Retail
10 537 (7.60%) Change Management
11 474 (6.71%) Security Cleared
12 463 (6.55%) MS Project
13 444 (6.28%) Waterfall
14 443 (6.27%) Data Centre
15 424 (6.00%) Scrum
16 401 (5.67%) MS Excel
17 392 (5.55%) PMP
17 392 (5.55%) PMI Certification
18 377 (5.33%) ITIL
19 371 (5.25%) SAP
20 370 (5.23%) Risk Management
21 361 (5.11%) Programme Management
22 357 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 355 (5.02%) Project Planning
24 345 (4.88%) SC Cleared
25 339 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
26 332 (4.70%) CRM
27 329 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
28 302 (4.27%) Oracle
29 285 (4.03%) E-Commerce

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
1 238 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 86 (1.22%) CMS
3 73 (1.03%) Confluence
4 53 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 35 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 28 (0.40%) MS Project Server
7 27 (0.38%) SAS
8 25 (0.35%) IIS
9 22 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 22 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 15 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.18%) Drupal
12 12 (0.17%) Apache
12 12 (0.17%) Documentum
12 12 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.16%) NetWeaver
14 9 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 463 (6.55%) MS Project
2 401 (5.67%) MS Excel
3 273 (3.86%) MS Office
4 152 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 127 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.28%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.071%) ProjectWise
9 4 (0.057%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 73 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 27 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 22 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 22 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 21 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 20 (0.28%) SAP CRM
8 20 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 19 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 19 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 19 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
10 18 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
11 16 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
12 15 (0.21%) Maximo
12 15 (0.21%) SAP HR
13 13 (0.18%) Oracle FAH
14 12 (0.17%) Primavera
14 12 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 186 (2.63%) Office 365
2 116 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (0.69%) SaaS
5 27 (0.38%) IaaS
6 25 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
7 24 (0.34%) PaaS
8 14 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.18%) OneDrive
9 13 (0.18%) Yammer
10 12 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.17%) Route 53
11 5 (0.071%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.071%) Taleo
12 4 (0.057%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.057%) Google Tag Manager
12 4 (0.057%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 148 (2.09%) WAN
2 128 (1.81%) LAN
3 85 (1.20%) Firewall
4 68 (0.96%) Intranet
5 65 (0.92%) Internet
6 63 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
7 60 (0.85%) Skype
8 52 (0.74%) Network Security
9 44 (0.62%) SAN
10 31 (0.44%) MPLS
10 31 (0.44%) Wireless
11 26 (0.37%) VoIP
12 24 (0.34%) Unified Communications
13 23 (0.33%) VPN
14 21 (0.30%) NAS
15 20 (0.28%) FTP
16 18 (0.25%) HTTP
17 17 (0.24%) Extranet
18 15 (0.21%) IP Telephony
19 12 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
2 74 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 58 (0.82%) Big Data
4 36 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 27 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 20 (0.28%) GIS
6 20 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
7 19 (0.27%) Oracle Database
8 18 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (0.25%) SAP HANA
9 17 (0.24%) DB2
10 16 (0.23%) QlikView
11 15 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (0.21%) Power BI
12 14 (0.20%) SAP BW
13 11 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (0.13%) Relational Database
14 9 (0.13%) SAP BI
14 9 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 163 (2.31%) JIRA
2 18 (0.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.11%) Bitbucket
3 8 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
3 8 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (0.11%) TeamCity
3 8 (0.11%) VersionOne
4 7 (0.099%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.099%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.085%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.085%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.057%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.057%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.042%) Maven
8 2 (0.028%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.028%) GoCD
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.028%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.028%) Toad
8 2 (0.028%) Visual Studio
General
1 2191 (30.99%) Finance
2 786 (11.12%) Banking
3 565 (7.99%) Retail
4 275 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 204 (2.89%) Marketing
6 190 (2.69%) Legal
7 153 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 145 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 129 (1.82%) Front Office
10 90 (1.27%) Retail Banking
11 89 (1.26%) Back Office
12 78 (1.10%) Law
13 74 (1.05%) Advertising
14 69 (0.98%) Billing
15 64 (0.91%) Financial Institution
16 63 (0.89%) Automotive
17 53 (0.75%) Publishing
18 48 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
19 42 (0.59%) Local Government
20 40 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (1.15%) .NET
1 81 (1.15%) Middleware
2 44 (0.62%) HTML
3 38 (0.54%) Web Services
4 19 (0.27%) CSS
5 18 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (0.25%) XML
6 17 (0.24%) HTML5
7 15 (0.21%) J2EE
8 14 (0.20%) Velocity
9 9 (0.13%) AngularJS
9 9 (0.13%) jQuery
9 9 (0.13%) SOAP
10 8 (0.11%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.11%) JSON
11 7 (0.099%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.085%) JSP
12 6 (0.085%) WebSphere MQ
13 5 (0.071%) Kafka
13 5 (0.071%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 443 (6.27%) Data Centre
2 329 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (2.50%) PMI
4 149 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 115 (1.63%) NHS
6 113 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 106 (1.50%) User Experience
8 74 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 64 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 56 (0.79%) FMCG
11 47 (0.66%) Mainframe
12 45 (0.64%) EPoS
13 37 (0.52%) Economics
13 37 (0.52%) Fixed Income
14 35 (0.50%) Smart Meter
15 34 (0.48%) Computer Science
15 34 (0.48%) Derivative
15 34 (0.48%) Equities
16 33 (0.47%) Digital Media
17 31 (0.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 251 (3.55%) Windows
2 91 (1.29%) Linux
3 87 (1.23%) Unix
4 57 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 47 (0.66%) Windows 10
6 37 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 34 (0.48%) AIX
8 18 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.17%) Solaris
13 11 (0.16%) Android
14 9 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.099%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.099%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.071%) CentOS
17 5 (0.071%) OpenVMS
18 4 (0.057%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3448 (48.78%) Project Management
2 1841 (26.04%) PRINCE2
3 1772 (25.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 1638 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
5 773 (10.94%) Migration
6 537 (7.60%) Change Management
7 444 (6.28%) Waterfall
8 424 (6.00%) Scrum
9 377 (5.33%) ITIL
10 370 (5.23%) Risk Management
11 361 (5.11%) Programme Management
12 355 (5.02%) Project Planning
13 339 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 332 (4.70%) CRM
15 285 (4.03%) E-Commerce
16 283 (4.00%) SDLC
17 281 (3.98%) Business Analysis
18 262 (3.71%) ERP
19 260 (3.68%) Business Intelligence
20 210 (2.97%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 135 (1.91%) SQL
2 95 (1.34%) Java
3 86 (1.22%) C
4 39 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 26 (0.37%) PHP
6 23 (0.33%) C#
7 18 (0.25%) VBA
8 12 (0.17%) C++
9 11 (0.16%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.11%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.099%) NATURAL
11 7 (0.099%) Python
12 4 (0.057%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.042%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.028%) COBOL
14 2 (0.028%) Groovy
14 2 (0.028%) Ruby
14 2 (0.028%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.014%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.014%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 474 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 392 (5.55%) PMI Certification
2 392 (5.55%) PMP
3 357 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 345 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 282 (3.99%) Degree
6 243 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 108 (1.53%) APMP
8 66 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 57 (0.81%) DV Cleared
10 52 (0.74%) ISEB
11 51 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
12 49 (0.69%) CISSP
13 21 (0.30%) CISM
14 17 (0.24%) MAPM
15 16 (0.23%) CISA
16 15 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
17 11 (0.16%) CCNA
17 11 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
18 9 (0.13%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (2.08%) QA
2 56 (0.79%) MiFID
3 51 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.55%) PCI DSS
5 30 (0.42%) SLA
6 25 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 24 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 24 (0.34%) FATCA
8 18 (0.25%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.24%) EMIR
10 16 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.21%) UCITS
12 13 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 12 (0.17%) SEPA
14 10 (0.14%) AIFMD
15 8 (0.11%) COBIT
15 8 (0.11%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.099%) ISO27002
16 7 (0.099%) PMBOK
17 6 (0.085%) Basel III
System Software
1 76 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 41 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.21%) Docker
4 12 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.099%) vSphere
8 5 (0.071%) XenApp
9 4 (0.057%) Firmware
9 4 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.057%) vCloud
9 4 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.042%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.028%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.028%) HDFS
11 2 (0.028%) RACF
12 1 (0.014%) ACF2
12 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.014%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.014%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (0.37%) SCCM
2 18 (0.25%) Puppet
3 14 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 12 (0.17%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.11%) MOM
6 6 (0.085%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.057%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.057%) Ansible
7 4 (0.057%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.057%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.042%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.042%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.042%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.042%) QRadar
8 3 (0.042%) SCOM
8 3 (0.042%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.028%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 600 (8.49%) Microsoft
2 371 (5.25%) SAP
3 302 (4.27%) Oracle
4 119 (1.68%) Cisco
5 84 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 81 (1.15%) Citrix
7 68 (0.96%) VMware
8 66 (0.93%) IBM
9 39 (0.55%) HP
10 37 (0.52%) Google
11 36 (0.51%) Avaya
12 34 (0.48%) ServiceNow
13 28 (0.40%) hybris
14 26 (0.37%) Atlassian
14 26 (0.37%) CheckPoint
15 25 (0.35%) Charles River
15 25 (0.35%) Hyperion
16 23 (0.33%) Lotus
16 23 (0.33%) Sitecore
17 22 (0.31%) Adobe
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: neg on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
The Duke of Edinburgh s International Award Foundation
Rate: From £32,415 to £39,734 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Talent International
Rate: ££ Excellent day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Romec Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified up to £850 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
North London
CHM Recruit
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum (pro rata)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
London Borough of Hounslow
Rate: From £37,851 to £40,620 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Blake Associates Limited
Rate: From £550 to £900 per day £550 to £900 per day contract
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £495 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
World First
Posted: 2 days ago