The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the M4 Corridor 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 5 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 8.33% 35.00% 6.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 36.84% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £27.88 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.72% -24.65%
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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 M4 Corridor 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
M4 Corridor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
12 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 100.00% 95.00% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Average daily rate £500 £500 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Manager across the M4 Corridor region.

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager across the M4 Corridor region.

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the M4 Corridor

Project Manager
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 3G
1 1 (50.00%) 2G
1 1 (50.00%) LTE
1 1 (50.00%) 4G
1 1 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia
1 1 (50.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks