The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 26 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 18 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.10% 7.14% 7.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 7.48% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 14
Average daily rate £431 £393 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.87% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £325 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £563 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +5.82%
Project Manager
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 254 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.27% 95.49% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 167 116
Average daily rate £288 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £81 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 39
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the Leicestershire region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the Leicestershire region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicester -5 11 £425 -2.85% 6
Project Manager
East Midlands

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 15 (45.45%) Project Management
1 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Logistics
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) SAP
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Banking
6 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Legal
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
6 2 (6.06%) Infor
7 1 (3.03%) APMP
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
7 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
General
1 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.12%) Logistics
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (3.03%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) APMP
2 1 (3.03%) CCAB
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) HNC
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) Infor
3 1 (3.03%) JDA
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft