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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 95 81 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.59% 0.86% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.91% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £360 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.00%
IT Project Manager
North West

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
1771 1545 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 95.25% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 927 668
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 July 2016.

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 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 1 - - 1
IT Project Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 13 (52.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (16.00%) Banking
5 4 (16.00%) Retail
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) MS Project
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
7 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.00%) Escalation Management
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (8.00%) PMP
7 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.00%) Windows
7 2 (8.00%) Intranet
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.00%) Facilities Management
8 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
8 1 (4.00%) QA
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.00%) Network Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CCTV
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Escalation Management
6 2 (8.00%) Facilities Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) GFI Software
1 1 (4.00%) HP
1 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (4.00%) Juniper
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (4.00%) VMware