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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 102 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -31
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 14 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.04% 0.39% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.41% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £355 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £465 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +3.75%

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
1282 1727 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.82% 95.41% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 988 807
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 51
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Banking
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Office 365
7 1 (4.76%) Service Design
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance
7 1 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (4.76%) Fintech
7 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
7 1 (4.76%) SLA
7 1 (4.76%) MS Office
7 1 (4.76%) 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Fintech
1 1 (4.76%) Life Science
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (4.76%) Business Development
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) Facilities Management
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Service Design
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) arcserve
2 1 (4.76%) BT
2 1 (4.76%) Computacenter
2 1 (4.76%) SAP