The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had IT Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 99 82
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 12 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.87% 0.47% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.49% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Median daily rate £350 £419 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £288 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £510 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% -7.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1313 1823 1371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.28% 94.90% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 1043 809
Median daily rate £375 £370 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 54 68
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

IT Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Wigan - 1 £340 -
IT Project Manager
North West

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT 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 Manchester region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Office 365
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Service Design
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
7 1 (5.00%) Workday
7 1 (5.00%) GDPR
7 1 (5.00%) Fintech
7 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
7 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (5.00%) arcserve
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (5.00%) CISSP
7 1 (5.00%) SAP

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (5.00%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Facilities Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) SIEM
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) arcserve
2 1 (5.00%) BT
2 1 (5.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Workday