The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 8.89% 9.09% 12.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.52% 9.09% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +20.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £35.78
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -9.15%
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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 Macclesfield 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
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 93.33% 100.00% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 32
Average daily rate £325 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

Project Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) SAP
3 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) SAP EWM
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) PMI
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Ariba
5 1 (20.00%) JDA
5 1 (20.00%) RedPrairie

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SAP EWM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Ariba
2 1 (20.00%) JDA
2 1 (20.00%) RedPrairie